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Paul George Insists Comments Intended To Motivate Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George insists it’s true: Instead of being unhappy with his teammates, the four-time All-Star just wants them to play better basketball. As for the critics, well, they fall into a different category. Less than 48 hours after the Indiana Pacers star...

VP Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, left, meets with Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia Thursday, April 20, 2017.(Darren Whiteside/Pool Photo via AP) JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is meeting Indonesia’s...

Experts: Hostility Toward Addicts Compound Drug Epidemic

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s continuing addictions epidemic is leading to fatigue among people working to save overdose victims and outright hostility toward addicts by some community members, officials battling the epidemic said Wednesday at a forum that looked at the...

Indians-Twins Rained Out In Advance; Makeup Date Is June 17

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have postponed their game against the Cleveland Indians because of rain. Team Wednesday’s game will be rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on June 17, when the Indians return to Minnesota. Rain was falling by mid-afternoon,...

Heading home or on a new job: Fresno victims shot at random

Fresno, Calif., Police Chief Jerry Dyer glances over at a photo of victim Zackary Randalls during a news conference at the Fresno Police Department on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The black gunman suspected of killing three white men in a racially motivated attack in Fresno was...

Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez’s death

FILE – In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. Massachusetts prison officials said Hernandez hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at a hospital early...

Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez’s death

FILE – In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. Massachusetts prison officials said Hernandez hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at a hospital early...

Venezuela’s opposition seeks to keep pressure on Maduro

An anti-government protesters throws a molotov bomb at security forces in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Tens of thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro flooded the streets of Caracas in what’s been dubbed the “mother of all marches”...

Man Imprisoned 23 Years In Girlfriend’s Slaying Is Released

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who spent 23 years in an Ohio prison for the killing of his girlfriend has been released after a prosecutor said evidence presented at his trial wasn’t valid based on today’s forensic science. Fifty-nine-year-old Evin King was enveloped by...

Mexican Woman With 4 US-born Children Is Deported

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Mexican mother of four U.S.-born children living in southwest Ohio has been returned to Mexico. Attorney Kathleen Kersh of Advocates for Basic Legal Equality says they are “disappointed and outraged” about the Wednesday deportation of Maribel...