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AP Interview: Jihadi head says Gaza groups growing

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009 file photo, a rocket fired by Palestinian militants at southern Israel leaves a thin trail of white smoke, as smoke caused by explosions from Israeli forces’ operations rises from buildings on the outskirts of Gaza City. A leader...
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Americans riding public transit in record numbers

AP Photo/NICK UT LOS ANGELES (AP) — Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming. Nearly 10.7 billion trips in 2013, to be precise – the highest total since 1956. The new numbers come from the...

Man convicted of slaying 7 awarded nearly $500K

CHICAGO (AP) — A former handyman serving life in prison for the 1993 murder of seven people at a suburban Chicago restaurant has been awarded nearly a half-million dollars in a civil lawsuit in which he alleged a jail guard punched him in the face. Victims’...

Cueto Rebounds, But Angels Beat Reds 3-1

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Johnny Cueto rebounded from a rough outing with four scoreless innings for the Cincinnati Reds in their 3-1 loss Sunday to the Los Angeles Angels. Cueto, coming off an injury-plagued season, allowed two hits and struck out two. It was a big improvement over...

Angels 3, Reds 1

DP_Cincinnati 1. LOB_Cincinnati 6, Los Angeles 7. 2B_Heisey (3), Negron (1), R.Navarro (1). SB_Aybar (1). Balk_LeCure. Umpires_Home, Chris Segal; First, Gerry Davis; Second, Vic Carapazza; Third, Jim Reynolds. T_2:49. A_7,792 (9,558).

Buckeyes Score Last 4 In 69-67 Win Over No. 22 MSU

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — LaQuinton Ross scored 22 points and Aaron Craft added 12, including a late free throw, to lead Ohio State past No. 22 Michigan State 69-67 on Sunday. Keith Appling’s jumper with 2 seconds left was off the mark for the Spartans, who failed to score over...

Car slams into underpass wall

An unidentified woman watches as men from the Fostoria Fire Division surround an injured subject who was in an automobile crash near the intersection of East Lytle Street and South U.S. 23 Sunday shortly before 8 p.m. That subject was transported to ProMedica Fostoria Community...

Ohio Woman Killed After Train Hits Car

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who was a passenger in a car when a train hit it on Sunday has been killed, and the driver was seriously injured. Thirty-one-year-old Raven Nicole Caskey was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision in Clinton Township, about 40 miles west...

Sunday’s Scores

Wheelersburg 52, Proctorville Fairland 50

Dionne: The right’s new clothes

Are conservatives interested in new ideas, or are they merely infatuated with the idea of new ideas? Are they really reappraising their approach, or are they trying to adjust their image just enough to win elections? One way to look at this year’s Conservative Political...