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Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood. The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 denied a final, last-ditch appeal from Wood, who is seeking a reprieve from execution. (AP Photo/Arizona...
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Testimony ends in trial over $2B Clippers sale

FILE – In this June 15, 2009, file photo, Richard Parsons, then Chairman of Citigroup, speaks at Time Warner’s headquarters in New York. Parsons, the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, is is expected to be called as a witness Tuesday, July 22, 2014, to support...
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Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

FILE – In this June 18, 2014, file photo, detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection, processing facility in Brownsville,Texas. Many of the immigrants recently flooding the nation’s southern border say they’re fleeing violent...
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Family: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks

AAA Jul. 24, 2014 7:29 AM ETFamily: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risksAP In a photo provided by Citizens Foundation, Haris Suleman, center right, in blue shirt, and his father, Babar Suleman, center left, stand with the plane in early July 2014 in Pakistan that they were...

Some ramps to reopen, others to close at I-75 interchange

Some ramps will reopen, and other ramps will close Saturday as construction continues at Findlay’s U.S. 224-Interstate 75 interchange. Between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. Saturday, the Ohio Department of Transportation plans to reopen the ramps on the south half of the interchange...
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My Old Friend Dick Knotts

Milepost 855 From time to time, I’ve mentioned people that I have met in this great hobby. One of those people was certainly Dick Knotts who lived near Washington, DC. Dick was a great modeler and was active in the NMRA. When I was thumbing through some of those old NMRA...

Tammy

Gas is $4 a gallon? Thanks Obamacare! – Tammy Perhaps I should thank the critics who gave plenty of hate to the movie, “Tammy.” I had put off seeing this flick before finally traveling to the cinemas last weekend. I’ve enjoyed Melissa McCarthy and the...

Chiefs, running back Jamaal Charles reach deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has agreed to a contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs announced the deal Wednesday night. The two-year extension runs through the 2017 season, a person familiar with the contract said on...
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NCAA enforcement director defends investigators

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby speaks at the opening of the NCAA college Big 12 Conference football media days in Dallas, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby speaks at the opening of the NCAA college Big 12 Conference football media days in...

Golf: Crawford gets ace

Findlay’s Ryan Crawford recorded his third career hole-in-one Wednesday at Red Hawk Run Golf Course when he aced the 153-yard No. 5 hole using a 7-iron. Adam Milligan, Keith Vaughn, Rick Zink and Nate Miller witnessed the shot.