Drivers Say Man Jumped Off Bridge Near Cincinnati

MIAMITOWN, Ohio (AP) — Crews are resuming their search of the Great Miami River near Cincinnati a day after drivers say a man stopped his car and jumped off an interstate bridge. Firefighters and police officers started the search again Saturday morning after suspending their...
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Obama: Afghan election marks important milestone

Afghan men line up for the registration process before they cast their votes at a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 5, 2014. Afghans flocked to polling stations nationwide on Saturday, defying a threat of violence by the Taliban to cast ballots in what...
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2 arrests made in Detroit mob attack on man

Cars enter local business at the scene of an attack on Wednesday at the street corners of Morang and Balfour on Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Detroit. A suburban Detroit man was in critical condition Thursday with severe head injuries after a neighborhood mob beat and kicked him...

Vivendi to sell SFR to Altice for up to $19.5B

NEW YORK (AP) — Vivendi said Saturday it will sell SFR, the No. 2 mobile phone operator in France, to media company Altice in a deal that could be worth up to $19.5 billion. Vivendi said it accepted a bid worth 13.5 billion euros ($18.5 billion) in a pact that also includes...

Ohio Scouts Leader Charged With Child Pornography

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A Boy Scouts leader near Dayton has been charged with child pornography after an investigation by local and federal authorities. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says 23-year-old Alan Johnson was arrested Thursday at his home in West...

Glance: Execution Drug Secrecy In 5 States

An Associated Press survey of the nation’s 32 death penalty states found that the vast majority refuse to disclose the source of their execution drugs. Some states with laws shielding information about execution drugs and policies and the challenges to those laws: ___...
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Mormon leader outlines opposition to gay marriage

FILE – This April 6, 2013, file photo, shows the Salt Lake Temple as people walk to the Conference Center before the start of the 183rd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Salt Lake City. More than 100,000 Latter-day Saints are...
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Afghans defy Taliban threat to vote in droves

Afghan men line up for the registration process before they cast their votes at a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 5, 2014. Afghans flocked to polling stations nationwide on Saturday, defying a threat of violence by the Taliban to cast ballots in what...

Secrecy Surrounds Execution Drugs In Most States

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The vast majority of the country’s 32 death penalty states refuse to disclose the source of their execution drugs. A review by The Associated Press has found that the states cloaked in secrecy include some with the most active death chambers. Texas,...

Ohio Sheriff: Scammers Pose As Deputy, IRS Agent

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwestern Ohio sheriff is warning residents of a telephone scam where scammers pose as a sheriff’s deputy or an IRS agent. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says at least two county residents were targeted recently. One scam involved a person...