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Clarification: Postal Vehicles-Corruption Story

DETROIT (AP) — DETROIT (AP) — In a story Oct. 21, 2011, The Associated Press reported that Sarah Fawaz had her sentence reduced in a federal fraud case to a year of home confinement from a sentence of eight months of house arrest and four months in a halfway house. As part of...

Museum Official: No Plans To Sell Wright Brothers Artifact

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — The National Aviation Hall of Fame is reassuring a congressman that it has no plans to sell a century-old wooden propeller signed by one of the Wright brothers. The 8 ½ foot spruce propeller from 1915 is the only known airplane...

The Latest: Daughter: No Justice In Cop Father’s Shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the case against a man accused of shooting a Columbus police officer in 1972 (all times local): 11 a.m. The daughter of a Columbus police officer wounded in a 1972 shooting says she can’t agree with a judge’s decision to dismiss the...

MPLX closes deal for joint venture in Bakken Pipeline system

MPLX — Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s energy and logistics subsidiary — closed its deal on Wednesday to form a joint venture with Houston-based Enbridge Energy Partners to buy an interest in the Bakken Pipeline system. MPLX contributed $500 million of the $2 billion...

Suspect In Fatal Boston-area Bat Attack Caught In Ohio

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities say a man severely beaten in a baseball bat attack near Boston earlier his month has died and a suspect has been apprehended in Ohio. Prosecutors on Thursday say the victim of the Feb. 5 attack in Chelsea, 32-year-old Melvin Cortes, of Everett, died last...

Wendy’s Misses Street 4Q Forecasts

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Wendy’s Co. (WEN) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $28.9 million. The Dublin, Ohio-based company said it had net income of 11 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to 8 cents per share. The results missed Wall...

Aviation Hall Keeps Propeller Signed By 1 Of Wright Brothers

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — The president of the National Aviation Hall of Fame in Ohio says it considered selling a century-old wooden propeller signed by one of the Wright brothers but decided against it, at least for now. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports the...

Would You Let Someone Who’s Not A Dentist Pull Your Teeth?

BOSTON (AP) — Need a tooth pulled or a cavity filled? Forget the dentist. A number of states are allowing or considering letting “dental therapists,” professionals with a lower level of training, do the job. In dozens of countries and a handful of U.S. states, dental...

Flyers-Flames Sums

First Period_1, Philadelphia, Cousins 6 (Read), 1:30. 2, Calgary, Tkachuk 11 (Backlund, Hamilton), 4:28. Penalties_Chiasson, CGY, served by Tkachuk, Major (spearing), 7:41; Chiasson, CGY, Misconduct (misconduct), 7:41; Monahan, CGY, (delay of game), 10:33; Philadelphia bench,...

Police In Ohio Suburb Investigate Baby’s Death

TROTWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Police in a Dayton suburb are investigating the death of an infant found in a trash bin. Trotwood police say the baby died in early February and the body was found discarded in a residential trash container in the southwest Ohio city. They say the Montgomery...