The Latest: Mexican druglord “El Chapo” is in US courthouse

AP Photo/Julio Cortez NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman facing drug trafficking and other charges in the United States (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is in...

'I've seen rain:' James Taylor bemoans end of Obama era

BOSTON (AP) — Half a world away from Washington, James Taylor is greeting fans with a video bemoaning the end of the Obama era. The singer emailed a clip from French Polynesia on the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration. It shows him standing outside a grass hut in the...

Ohio County Prosecutor Facing OVI Charge After Traffic Stop

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A county prosecutor in northeast Ohio is facing charges after police say she failed a field sobriety test. WJW-TV reported Thursday that Bainbridge police say they saw an SUV weaving in and out of traffic in November on state Route 306. Police dashcam video...

Ohio Assisted Living Resident Dies, Administrator Charged

MADISON, Ohio (AP) — Police say the administrator of a northeast Ohio group home has been charged with patient abuse after an 85-year-old resident was taken to a hospital and later died. Police in Madison Township say 54-year-old Alice Ramsey was arrested last week after a...

Funds To Train Workers In Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University is receiving a $1.3 million grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to train community health workers in coal counties in eastern Kentucky, southern Ohio and parts of West Virginia. U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins of West Virginia...

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Lake Erie Plane Crash

CLEVELAND (AP) — The pilot of a plane that crashed into Lake Erie last month received his certification to fly that type of aircraft just 21 days before the fatal crash, according to the National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary report. The issued Thursday night...

Chinese sportswear brand makes inroads in tennis world

AP Photo/Kin Cheung MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Svetlana Kuznetsova has a different look than most tennis players. And it’s not just all the tattoos. In a tennis world dominated by the bright colors of Nike and Adidas, as well as new fashion entrants like Uniqlo,...

Trafficking Cases Reported To Hotline From Ohio On The Rise

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of Ohio human trafficking cases reported to a national hotline has risen sharply, according to a report that says the state is now fourth in call volume. Ohio ranked 11th in calls to the National Human Trafficking Hotline in 2012 and jumped to...

New Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bags

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has announced a lawsuit against Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of auto makers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators. The attorney general’s office argues...

FAA Reviewing Complaint On Snow Removal At Cleveland Airport

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing a complaint from a Cleveland airport employee that raises concerns about problems with the facility’s snow removal operations. The complaint filed this week on behalf of an employee at Cleveland Hopkins...