Man Pleads Guilty To Breaking Into Ohio Churches

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to kicking in the doors and looting more than two dozen central Ohio churches to help feed his drug habit. Twenty-six-year-old Cash Yoakem on Tuesday pleaded guilty in Chillicothe, south of Columbus, to 44 counts of felony...

Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent repair job

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space station astronauts are taking a spacewalk to replace a dead computer and get their orbiting home back up to full strength. The two Americans on board, Rick Mastracchio (muh-STRAK’-ee-oh) and Steven Swanson, stepped out Wednesday for...

High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has thrown out a nearly $3.4 million judgment against a man convicted of possessing two pornographic images of a child that have been seen by thousands of online viewers. The justices said in a 5-4 ruling Wednesday that courts can order...
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FM vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during a news conference after the meeting of foreign ministers from Caspian countries, in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during a news conference...

Ohio Man, 23, Gets 20 Years For Strangling Mother

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a 23-year-old central Ohio man to 20 years in prison for strangling his mother during an argument over money last year. Tyler Dunkle was sentenced Tuesday in Columbus after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter and other charges...
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SKorea ferry toll hits 156 as search gets tougher

A mother, center, of a passenger aboard the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast cries after confirming her daughter’s name on the list of the victims found dead at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The grim work of recovering bodies...

Ohio Police Probe Baby Death In Alleged Drug Lab

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio are investigating the death of a 3-month-old baby who lived in a home where they say a drug lab was operating. Mansfield police Lt. Doug Noblet says officers began investigating after the infant was taken to a hospital Monday. The...

APNewsBreak: Clemency after 10 years in prison?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars, according to a person familiar...

Ohio Mom Plans Plea Change In Cancer Scheme Case

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio woman accused of faking a cancer diagnosis for her 4-year-old son intends to change her plea to either no contest or guilty on felony charges of child endangering and theft. A filing by Emily Creno’s (CRAY’-nohs) attorney in Licking...
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VMAs returning to LA; trying out renovated Forum

AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes Live from Inglewood! After visiting New York last year, the MTV Video Music Awards announced Wednesday that the show is returning to the West Coast this summer to become the first major awards ceremony broadcast from the storied Forum in Inglewood,...