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Chuck Todd taking over NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’

This Feb. 24, 2013 photo released by NBC News shows moderator David Gregory on the set of “Meet the Press,” in Washington. Gregory is tweeting that he is leaving NBC. In tweets posted Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, Gregory said he is leaving the network as he arrived at it,...
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Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s disease

FILE – This June 15, 2007 file photo shows actor and comedian Robin Williams posing to promote his film, “License To Wed” in Santa Monica, Calif. Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Philadelphia at Houston, 9 p.m. Seattle FC at Real Salt Lake, 2:30 p.m. Chicago at Montreal, 6:30 p.m. Portland at New England, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m....

Arrest made in Ohio death of child rape suspect

URBANA (AP) — A man has been arrested on murder and other charges in the death of a central Ohio child rape suspect who was hospitalized after a jail assault. Defendant Zachary Butler, of Richwood, was in jail at the time of the assault on charges of resisting arrest and drunken...

Gay Games athletes heartened by Cleveland welcome

CLEVELAND (AP) — People who came from out of town — and out of the country — for the weeklong Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron say they’re heartened by the warm welcome they’ve received from a region without a reputation as a destination for members of the LGBT...

Site plan approved for MPLX headquarters

Construction of a six-story, 120,000-square-foot headquarters for Marathon Petroleum’s pipeline subsidiary, MPLX LP, will start in November and be finished in spring 2016. The building will be across Hardin Street from Marathon Petroleum headquarters and connected by an enclosed...
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Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s disease

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide, his wife said Thursday. In a statement, Susan Schneider said that Williams, 63, was struggling with depression, anxiety and the...
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Candidate’s sudden death transforms Brazil race

Officials work at the crash site of a small plane that was carrying Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos and several campaign officials, in the port city of Santos, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. All seven people aboard the plane, including a campaign photographer...
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Thousands on the road in Pakistan opposition rally

Pakistani police officers stand guard at a main road partially closed with shipping containers ahead of planned massive anti-government protests, Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 in Islamabad, Pakistan. Roads leading to the Capital are being blocked in run up to announced protests by...

Defiance Avenue paving work begins Friday

On Friday morning, crews will begin paving Defiance Avenue from Main to Howard streets. Work will begin at 7 a.m. and could continue until 7 p.m. Franklin Avenue may also be included in Friday’s paving work. Those areas will be closed to through traffic. Residents will have...