Ohio’s Higher Fuel Prices Remain Below National Average

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Drivers in Ohio have seen gas prices creep upward in the past week. The state average for a gallon of regular fuel was $2.13 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s 6 cents higher than a week...

Money being raised to restore vandalized Jewish cemetery

AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Money is being raised to repair and restore more than 100 headstones that were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia while police hunt for the person who toppled them. A man visiting Mount Carmel Cemetery on Sunday...

Fiery NC church leader could be mistaken for successful CEO

SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — She looks like a successful businesswoman, with her neatly coifed blonde hair, St. John business suit, flashy diamond rings and jewelry dangling from her wrist. And she has devoted followers – an entourage – that hang on her every word and...

Attorneys: 5 automakers knew Takata air bags were dangerous

AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi DETROIT (AP) — Attorneys for people suing air bag maker Takata and five automakers say the car companies knew that Takata’s products were dangerous yet continued to use them for years because they were inexpensive. The allegations against...

Lauryn Hill delays makeup concert for show that started late

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Singer-rapper Lauryn Hill has postponed a Pittsburgh concert that was scheduled to make up for one last month that started more than three hours late. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust says Tuesday’s show at the Byham Theater has been moved to June 2...

Book Review: 'Shining City' by Tom Rosenstiel delivers

“Shining City” (Ecco/HarperCollins), by Tom Rosenstiel Ex-Army investigator Peter Rena was in the Special Forces, but now he is a fixer at a consulting firm in Washington, D.C., “with a quiet and vaguely menacing quality about him.” And he’s not your...

Steve Harvey to Beatty: 'I can help you get through this!'

AP Photo/John Locher LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Warren Beatty needs someone to talk to following Sunday night’s epic award mix-up at Sunday night’s Oscars, Steve Harvey is open ears. While hosting the Miss Universe pageant in 2015, Harvey accidently named the wrong...

Apartment Fire Displaces Dozens Of Families

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials in southeast Ohio are investigating a fire that damaged an apartment complex. Authorities say the blaze at the 30-unit complex in Athens started around 4:15 p.m. on Sunday. Officials say all buildings were evacuated. Fire crews from Waterloo,...

Fayette Starts Work On Agricultural And Athletic Complexes

FAYETTE, Ohio (AP) — Fayette area schools have started work on two campus expansion projects. The Blade reports ( ) that the district announced it will supplement the agricultural education program and athletic facilities. School officials say the expansion plans will cost around...

Attorneys: 5 automakers knew Takata air bags were dangerous

AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi DETROIT (AP) — Attorneys for people suing air bag maker Takata and five automakers say the car companies knew that Takata’s products were dangerous yet continued to use them for years because they were inexpensive. The allegations against...