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Pierce’s block leads Nets past Raptors 104-103

Brooklyn Nets’ Joe Johnson, left, shoots over Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry (7) and during the second half of Game 7 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Toronto, Sunday, May 4, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn) Brooklyn Nets’ Joe...
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Acrobats fall during Ringling Bros. circus stunt

In a cell phone photo provided by Tara Griggs, emergency workers tend to injured performers after a platform collapsed, Sunday, May 4, 2014, during the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus’ Legends show at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I. At...

Reyes Wins 4th Flying Pig Marathon In Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — California’s Sergio (SER’-jee-oh) Reyes (RAY’-us) has won his third straight Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati. He crossed the finish line in 2:27:21 for his fourth Cincinnati win overall. Thirty-year-old Donnie Warner of Cincinnati was second...

Cameras Help Ohio Village Speed Up Spending

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Traffic cameras helped a southwest Ohio village speed up its spending before a judge’s order against cameras. New Miami bought new cars, trucks and equipment before a Butler County judge’s February order to shut off speed cameras. The...
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Coroner: Propane heater fumes killed 5 in cabin

This was the scene Saturday, May 3, 2014, as state police notified the families of two adults and three children who were found dead in a cabin in rural Washington Township by a friend sometime in the late morning. State Police Capt. David Young said the preliminary investigation...
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Studies find ‘young’ blood rejuvenates aging mice

This combination of images provided by Lida Katsimpardi in May 2014 shows 3-D reconstructions of brain blood vessels in, from left, a young mouse, an old mouse, and an old mouse who was exposed to the blood of a young mouse. Older mice got stronger, exercised longer and performed...

District softball, baseball pairings

We’ll be updating the district baseball and softball pairings from throughout NW Ohio here today. PREP SOFTBALL District Pairings Division I MAUMEE DISTRICT MONDAY’S MAY 12 GAMES Fremont Ross at Toledo Start, 5 THURSDAY’S MAY 15 GAMES UPPER BRACKET Toledo...
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1st openly gay Episcopal bishop to divorce husband

FILE – In this photo released by the Episcopal Dioceses of New Hampshire, Mark Andrew, left, and Bishop V. Gene Robinson are shown during their private civil union ceremony performed by Ronna Wise in Concord, N.H., in this Saturday June 7, 2008 file photo. Robinson, the...

9 acrobats injured in fall from circus platform

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A platform collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at a circus performance Sunday, sending eight entertainers plummeting to the ground. Nine were seriously injured in the fall, including a dancer below. The accident was reported at about...
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Odessa police free 67 detained in deadly clashes

A man cries after being released from a local police station which was stormed by pro-Russian protesters in Odessa, Ukraine, Sunday, May 4, 2014. Several prisoners that were detained during clashes that erupted Friday between pro-Russians and government supporters in the key port...