A Look At Heroin Use, Deaths In Some US States

In and around Cleveland, heroin-related overdoses killed 195 people last year, shattering the previous record. Some Ohio police chiefs say heroin is easier for kids to get than beer. In Missouri, admissions to treatment programs for heroin addiction rose 700 percent in the past...

Gunner Kiel Sharp In Cincinnati Spring Game

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gunner Kiel threw for 300 yards and looked smooth running Cincinnati’s first-team offense during the Bearcats’ spring game Saturday. The transfer from Notre Dame was 17 of 22 while leading the offense to three touchdowns and a field goal in the first...

6-year-old boy in drowning case against mom dies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 6-year-old Pennsylvania boy whose mother allegedly held him underwater in a bathtub has died, four days after his younger brother drowned. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Officer on Saturday confirmed the death of Daniel Schlemmer. His...

Florida, UConn to start familiar lineups

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Florida and Connecticut were starting plenty of familiar faces in their national semifinal on Saturday night at AT&T Stadium. The Gators, at 36-2 the overall No. 1 seed, were starting four seniors in Patric Young, Scottie Wilbekin, Will Yeguete...

Grandson, 3 Others Charged In Ohio Man’s Death

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The grandson of an 84-year-old central Ohio man killed during a break-in has been charged in his death. Three others also were indicted Friday in the slaying while a fifth person was charged with burglary and theft. Two of the five charged are teens. The...

Grandson, 3 Others Charged In Ohio Man’s Death

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The grandson of an 84-year-old central Ohio man killed during a break-in has been charged in his death. Three others also were indicted Friday in the slaying while a fifth person was charged with burglary and theft. Two of the five charged are teens. The...
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APNewsBreak: Archbishop to sell Atlanta mansion

FILE – In this April 6, 2012, file photo, Rev. Wilton Gregory, the Archbishop of Atlanta holds a cross during the 32nd annual Good Friday Pilgrimage at Hurt Park in Atlanta. Gregory apologized Monday, March 31, 2014, for building a $2.2 million mansion for himself, a...

Reds CF Billy Hamilton Scratched With Finger Jam

NEW YORK (AP) — Speedy center fielder Billy Hamilton has been scratched from the Cincinnati Reds lineup because of a jammed left middle finger. Hamilton was set to bat leadoff Saturday against the New York Mets, but is being replaced atop the Reds’ order by Roger Bernadina....
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NRA’s quest to expand gun rights takes it to court

ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY APRIL 6 – This March 31, 2014 image provided by Ed Peruta shows Peruta in Torrington, Conn. Peruta reportedly was offered legal help for a concealed weapon incident from the National Rifle Association. The NRA has taken on California and other states over...
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How a wedding cake became a cause

In this March 10, 2014 photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips decorates a cake inside his store, in Lakewood, Colo. Phillips is appealing a recent ruling against him in a legal complaint filed with the Colorado Civil Rights Commission by a gay couple he refused to make a...