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Seattle turns up for Seahawks Super Bowl parade

Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen, left, lifts the Vince Lombardi Trophy with Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during a rally on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos on Sunday in NFL football’s Super Bowl XLVIII game in East...

A Thumbnail Look At Ohio State’s Recruiting Class

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kyle Berger Linebacker / 6-2, 225 Cleveland, Ohio / St. Ignatius Did not play as a senior after injuring a knee in a preseason football scrimmage in August . a consensus four star prospect heading into his senior season, he was one of the top defensive...

Nash, Meeks Out For Lakers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lakers guards Steve Nash and Jodie Meeks are sitting out Los Angeles’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Nash is skipping the second leg of a back-to-back set after playing for the first time since Nov. 10 on Tuesday night in a loss at...

Woman executed in Texas for 1998 torture killing

This handout image provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows capital murder defendant Suzanne Basso. On Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 Basso, 59, is scheduled to die for for the torture slaying of Louis “Buddy†Musso, a mentally impaired man near Houston...

Officials: NY suspect had Hoffman’s cell number

The building at 320 Mott St. is seen in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Four people are in custody on drug charges after police executed search warrants at three apartments in the building. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) The building at 320 Mott St. is seen in New York, Wednesday, Feb....

Not Guilty Plea In Cleveland Girl’s Shooting Death

CLEVELAND (AP) — An ex-convict has pleaded not guilty in Cleveland in the death of a 5-year-old girl shot in the head while sitting in a car with her mother. A judge continued the $5 million bond for 32-year-old Geoffrey Gurkovich of Cleveland at Wednesday’s court hearing....

1B-OF LaHair, Indians Reach Minor League Deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bryan LaHair and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a minor league contract. The 31-year-old first baseman and outfielder hit .230 with 16 homers and 57 RBIs last year for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan’s Pacific League. He was released on Jan. 23....

3 arrested in Hoffman probe face drug charges

The building at 320 Mott St. is seen in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Four people are in custody on drug charges after police executed search warrants at three apartments in the building. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) The building at 320 Mott St. is seen in New York, Wednesday, Feb....

NY theater community mourns Philip Seymour Hoffman

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — The New York theater community mourned Philip Seymour Hoffman on Wednesday night with candles flickering outside a small downtown theater and with Broadway’s mighty marquee lights dimmed in his honor, a sign of the celebrated...

Friends testify at Fla. theater shooting hearing

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — Family and friends of a retired Tampa police captain accused of fatally shooting a man at a movie theater told a judge Wednesday that the former officer is an honorable, even-tempered man who should be released on bail. Curtis Reeves, 71, is...