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Kiev government to deploy troops in Ukraine’s east

A pro-Russian gunman stands guard at a seized police station in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pro-Moscow protesters have seized a number of government buildings in the east over the past week, undermining the authority of the interim government...

‘I AM A BULLY’ Sign-holder Calls Sentence Unfair

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man ordered to spend five hours at a street corner with a sign declaring he’s a bully says his sentence was unfair and the judge who gave it to him ruined his life. The Northeast Ohio Media Group reports ( ) that 62-year-old Edmond Aviv for...
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Editorial: Let’s get rape evidence off the shelves and start solving crimes

ALL NATASHA S. Alexenko wanted to do after she was raped at gunpoint by an unknown assailant in 1993 was take a shower. But feeling a responsibility to help police solve the crime, she submitted to an exhaustive four-hour physical exam. Never did she imagine that the rape kit —...
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Editorial: Heartbleed portends larger security threats

TENS OF MILLIONS of Americans have been affected by the theft of their personal information in the digital age. In a recent major data breach at Target stores, numbers and names were taken from about 40 million customers, and many millions more suffered compromises in other...

Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

Police accused a Utah woman of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years after they found the tiny bodies stuffed in cardboard boxes in the garage of her former home. Megan Huntsman lived in the Pleasant Grove home until three years ago and was arrested Sunday. Police...

Appeals Judge Will Hear Ohio Traffic Camera Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A veteran northeast Ohio appellate judge will sit in when the Ohio Supreme Court decides in a lawsuit against traffic camera enforcement. Court records show that Judge W. Scott Gwinn of the Fifth District Court of Appeals will fill in for Justice Terrence...
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Chile fire toll: 11 dead, 1,000 homes destroyed

A person tries to extinguish flames as sparks fly during a wild forest fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Sunday April 13, 2014. Authorities say the fires have destroyed hundreds of homes, forced the evacuation of thousands and claimed the lives of at least seven people. ( AP Photo/ Luis...

Ohio School Board Member Gets Meetings Help

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio organizations are backing a central Ohio school board member in his challenge to colleagues over open meetings. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) that Common Cause Ohio and the League of Women Voters of Ohio filed a friend-of-the-court brief in...
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Ukraine to deploy troops in anti-terror operation

A pro-Russian gunman stands guard at a seized police station in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Pro-Moscow protesters have seized a number of government buildings in the east over the past week, undermining the authority of the interim government...

Indians Reinstate Chisenhall From Paternity List

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have reinstated third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall from the paternity list and optioned Justin Sellers back to Triple-A Columbus. The Indians announced the move before Sunday’s game against the Chicago White Sox Chisenhall, who was 6 for 15...