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Heat will have time to rest after sweeping Bobcats

AP Photo/Chuck Burton CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dwyane Wade will have a chance to rest those sore knees and that tight hamstring. And LeBron James can ice up his thigh contusion. The Miami Heat earned a little extra rest and relaxation after completing a four-game sweep of the...
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Time is running short to save Rosie’s plant

AP Photo/Mike Householder YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Loraine Osborne is a Rosie. She isn’t THE Rosie, but she worked as a riveter at the Willow Run bomber plant in Michigan alongside Rose Will Monroe, the inspiration for a character that came to symbolize female...
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China breaks into Las Vegas show business

FILE – In this Jan. 3, 2014, file photo, actors perform during a preview of “PANDA!” in the Palazzo Theater at the Palazzo hotel-casino in Las Vegas. “PANDA!†is the first Chinese-produced show to take up residency on the famous tourist corridor....

International League

___ Buffalo 17, Louisville 5 Toledo 8, Gwinnett 0 Columbus at Norfolk, ppd., rain Syracuse 6, Indianapolis 5, 10 innings Rochester 1, Charlotte 0 Pawtucket at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Pawtucket at Lehigh Valley, 10:35 a.m....
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Tornado hits 1 Arkansas street particularly hard

A row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a Vilonia, Ark., neighborhood Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday, killing at least 16 people. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) A row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a...

Power outages hit southern Hancock County

Nearly 2,000 electric customers lost power overnight in southern Hancock County. American Electric Power and Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative both reported power outages starting about 2 a.m. Hancock-Wood restored power to its customers in southern Hancock County and northern...

Malkin’s 3 Goals Power Pens To Game 6 Clincher

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Evgeni Malkin had a hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins almost blew a four-goal lead before beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Monday night to clinch their first-round playoff series in six games. The Blue Jackets, closer to making tee times than...
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‘Scandal’co-star Short’s personal woes add up

AP Photo/Richard Shotwell LOS ANGELES (AP) — Columbus Short is a master of career reinvention. The “Scandal” co-star began working in commercials as a teenager, became a choreographer for Britney Spears and then turned actor and landed on the hit ABC political...

Teen Driving Student, Teacher Killed In Ohio Crash

WATERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A teenage student driver and his instructor out for a lesson on an Ohio road have been killed in a two-vehicle crash at an intersection. An Ohio Highway Patrol preliminary investigation indicates 16-year-old Joseph Franks was driving a car in Waterville...

Ai Weiwei in film fundraising dispute

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei says he was misled in lending his name and image to an independent science-fiction film. In a letter to director Jason Wishnow, Ai says he doesn’t approve of the way in which he was used to promote “The...