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Ohio Community College Pursuing Drone Testing

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The state may have been passed over as a drone testing site last year, but a western Ohio community college is moving full speed ahead on the development, teaching and application of drone technology. Sinclair Community College announced Monday that its...

Macy’s 4Q Profit Up 11 Pct; Misses Forecasts

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy’s Inc. is reporting an 11 percent increase in fourth-quarter profit, but its results missed Wall Street expectations as a string of winter storms chilled sales in January. The department store chain, which operates Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s,...

C. African Republic orphans walk to safety alone

Ibrahim Adamou sits on a bench at a Catholic church in Carnot a town 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the Cameroonian border, in the Central African Republic Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Ibrahim Adamou wasn’t sure whether any of his five siblings had survived the attack by...

Ohio Snow Plows Involved In 80 Crashes This Winter

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say state of Ohio snowplows have been involved in 80 crashes so far this winter, with other drivers causing most of them. The Ohio Department of Transportation says plow crashes are up from the past two winters, but there have been fewer than in...

Former Ohio State Player Pleads To Drug Charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University football player previously caught up in the school’s memorabilia scandal faces a four-year prison term after pleading guilty to drug trafficking. Ray Small is to be sentenced April 3 after pleading guilty Monday in...

Ukraine ex-aide shot; No new govt before Thursday

People pass by a portrait of Yulia Tymoshenko, a prominent opposition leader at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Ukraine’s acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest of President Viktor Yanukovych, last reportedly seen in the...

3 Charged With Contributing To Ohio Overdose Death

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Three people are expected in court in northeast Ohio to face charges of contributing to the fatal drug overdose of an 18-year-old woman. The three were indicted Friday on various charges in the death of Erin Trell. The (Youngstown) Vindicator ( ) reports...

No Felony Charges In Shooting By Firearms Teacher

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — A special prosecutor says no felony charges should be filed against a central Ohio firearms instructor who accidentally shot a student in the arm in his concealed-carry class last year. The prosecutor said Monday that the shooting near Lancaster was...

No Felony Charges In Shooting By Firearms Teacher

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — A special prosecutor says no felony charges should be filed against a central Ohio firearms instructor who accidentally shot a student in the arm in his concealed-carry class last year. The prosecutor said Monday that the shooting near Lancaster was...

High court allows disputed home search

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police may search a home without a warrant when two occupants disagree about allowing officers to enter, and the resident who refuses access is then arrested. The justices declined to extend an earlier ruling denying...