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Storms sock the Southeast, killing 2 people

Firefighters rescue a family from their home, surrounded by floodwaters, in a mobile home park in Pelham, Ala., on Monday, April 6, 2014. Overnight storms dumped torrential rains in central Alabama, causing flooding across a wide area. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves) Firefighters rescue a...

Sub hunting for source of ‘pings’ in plane search

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Search crews were for the first time sending a sub deep into the Indian Ocean to try and determine whether faint sounds detected by equipment on board an Australian ship are from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane’s black boxes,...
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Gunman kills Dutch priest in Syrian city of Homs

In this photo taken on March 28, 2014 and released by a neutral activist youth group, About our Neighborhood Hamidiyeh Simply, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Dutch Father Francis Van Der Lugt, 72, in Homs, Syria. A masked gunman...
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Kentucky-UConn title game tips off in North Texas

AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The national championship game between freshman-laden Kentucky and Connecticut has tipped off. The Wildcats are trying to win their second title in three seasons with the first all-freshman starting five since Michigan’s...

Indians, Padres Postponed By Rain

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians’ interleague series opener with the San Diego Padres has been postponed by rain and will be made up as part of a doubleheader Wednesday. Steady rain fell at Progressive Field in the hours leading up to Monday’s game, and with the...

Midwest League

___ No games scheduled Cedar Rapids at Great Lakes, 6:05 p.m. Wisconsin at West Michigan, 6:35 p.m. Quad Cities at Lansing, 7:05 p.m. Beloit at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. Dayton at Peoria, 7:30 p.m. Fort Wayne at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Bowling Green at Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Lake...

Death Row Inmate Cites Health-related Risk Factors

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for a condemned Ohio killer scheduled to die next month say multiple health problems put him at risk for harm during lethal injection. The attorneys say Arthur Tyler has a history of heart problems and diabetes and risk factors including...

Kent State Man Pleads Not Guilty After Shot Fired

KENT, Ohio (AP) — A Kent State University student suspected of prompting a campus lockdown after shooting himself in the hand has pleaded not guilty to carrying a concealed weapon. A judge on Monday set bond at $40,000 and told 24-year-old Quavaugntay Tyler of Cleveland to stay...

Pimp Gets 10 Years Under NJ Human Trafficking Law

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to running a high-priced prostitution ring has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in one of the first cases brought under New Jersey’s new human trafficking law. Percival Williams of Edison was sentenced Monday under a...

100 Of 153 Mumps Cases Linked To Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials tracking a mumps outbreak in central Ohio say 100 of the 153 confirmed cases have been linked to Ohio State University. Local health agencies in the area say that those infected by the viral illness range in age from 9 months to 69 years....