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The reign of Spain is over; Netherlands looks good

Spain’s goalkeeper Iker Casillas stands in his goal mouth during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Spain’s goalkeeper Iker Casillas stands...
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Spain’s World Cup reign ended by 2-0 loss to Chile

Chile’s Eduardo Vargas, right, scores the opening goal during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Chile’s Eduardo Vargas, right, scores the...

Ohioan, 90, Pleads Guilty In Ailing Wife’s Slaying

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man who says he killed his wife of 65 years to end her suffering has agreed to serve four years in prison under a plea agreement. Ninety-year-old Robert Shaw pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of involuntary manslaughter in Lorain...
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Concerns aside, executions persist in some states

This undated photo made available by the Georgia Department of Law Enforcement, shows Marcus Wellons. Wellons is scheduled to be executed Tuesday, June 17, 2014. He has a clemency hearing before the State Board of Pardons and Paroles on Monday. But if his execution goes forward...
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Relief on the horizon as crews battle Navajo fire

In this Sunday, June 15, 2014, photo the Navajo Hotshots make their way to the fire in the Chuska Mountains near Asaayi Lake, which is east of Navajo Pine, N.M. Residents of two Native American communities near the New Mexico-Arizona border were forced to leave their homes...
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US Patent Office finds Redskins’ name offensive

A Washington Redskins football helmet lies on the field during NFL football minicamp, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Ashburn, Va. The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday, June 18, 2014, that the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging of Native Americans” and that...
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Sights, smells of holding cells for immigrant kids

Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Ariz. CPB provided media tours Wednesday of two...
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AP PHOTOS: A look at child immigrant holding cells

Detainees are escorted to an area to make phone calls as hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Ariz. CPB provided media tours...

Indians Activate McAllister, Designate Outman

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have activated right-hander Zach McAllister from the 15-day disabled list and designated left-hander Josh Outman for assignment. McAllister hasn’t pitched since May 21 because of a sore back. He began the season in the rotation and is 3-4 with a...

2 plead not guilty by reason of insanity in arson

Two of the three suspects charged in a fatal house fire on Fostoria’s South Poplar Street last month said they were not in sound mental states when they committed the criminal act. Shey L. Weiker, 31, and Charles V. Schaeffer, 44, both of 151 Taft Blvd., each entered a plea...