Michigan driver to be sentenced in 2016 deaths of 5 cyclists

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man is scheduled to be sentenced in the deaths of five bicyclists whom he struck with his pickup truck after ingesting painkillers and other drugs. Charles Pickett Jr., of Battle Creek, faces up to life in prison at his sentencing hearing...
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Owners of Detroit’s old train station to discuss its future

DETROIT (AP) — Owners of the vacant, hulking 105-year-old Michigan Central Station are planning to make an announcement about its future. Matthew Moroun, son of building owner Manuel “Matty” Moroun, said the announcement will come Monday in front of the...
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Singapore Postcard: Summit a chance to showcase its food

SINGAPORE (AP) — The tiny city-state of Singapore is hosting its largest media contingent ever for the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. They will be well fed, if nothing else. A sprawling 2,100 square-meter (23,000-square-foot)...
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Hong Kong sentences activist Leung to 6 years in prison

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court has sentenced activist Edward Leung to six years in prison for his part in a violent nightlong clash with police over illegal street food hawkers two years ago. Leung, 26, was among a generation of young political activists who emerged...
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Pilot rescued after US F-15 crashes off Okinawa, Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military says an Air Force F-15C fighter jet has crashed in waters south of Okinawa in southern Japan. The Air Force said in a statement Monday that the pilot ejected and has been rescued. The cause of the 6:30 a.m. crash is under investigation. The...
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Monday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 42 18 .700 — Boston 44 22 .667 1 Toronto 30 35 .462 14½ Tampa Bay 29 35 .453 15 Baltimore 19 45 .297 25 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 34 29 .540 — Detroit 31 36 .463 5 Minnesota 28 34 .452...
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Local golf: Cravens fires ace at Loudon Meadows

Joe Cravens of Fostoria recorded his first lifetime hole-in-one at Loudon Meadows Golf Club. Cravens used a 5 iron to ace the 167-yard 15th hole. David Faber of Fostoria witnessed the feat.

South surveying war-split kin for planned Korean reunions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it is surveying South Koreans who would be willing to meet their war-separated relatives in North Korea for temporary reunions planned between the rivals as reconciliatory steps. Seoul’s Unification Ministry said Monday the...
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