Competency Evaluation Ordered For School Shooting Suspect

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has ordered a competency evaluation for a 17-year-old student charged in a school shooting. Authorities allege 17-year-old Ely Serna fired a 12-gauge shotgun in the Jan. 20 attack at a high school in West Liberty. He is charged in juvenile court...

Kasich Backs DeVos Without Mention Of $5.3M PAC Debt To Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) urged confirmation of President Donald Trump’s education secretary nominee without mentioning the significant unpaid fine owed to Ohio by a now-defunct political action committee she controlled. The Republican governor...

FCC led by Trump pick starts to reverse Obama policies

AP Photo/Susan Walsh NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission often took stances that angered the phone and cable industries under the Obama administration. It’s already starting to lean the other way. The regulator of broadcast TV and internet services...

Trump on jobs report: 'It's going to continue, big league'

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump greeted news of a robust January jobs report Friday with his signature blend of gusto, self-promotion and promises of good times yet to come. “Great spirit in the country right now,” Trump said of the...

Iraqi interpreter says he’s ‘blessed’ to be in US after ban

Munther Alaskry, accompanied by his wife Hiba, son Hassan, and daughter Dima arrive at New York’s JFK International Airport, in New York, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Alaskry and his family arrived at New York’s Kennedy Airport after the Trump administration reversed course...

LT, Taylor, Dawkins, Jones, Tagliabue among hall candidates

HOUSTON (AP) — It seems that one word is commonly used by candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. LaDainian Tomlinson says it. So does Jason Taylor, and Tony Boselli. Throw in the rest of the 18 finalists, too. Humble. On Saturday night, at the “NFL...

Blip, or was this the year fans started tuning out the NFL?

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, answers a question from a fan about marijuana use during a fan forum for the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) HOUSTON (AP) — It may have been a blip, explained as much by the...

Lawyers: Man shot former NFL running back in self-defense

FILE – In this Nov. 18, 2012, file photo, New York Jets running back Joe McKnight watches from the bench during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. Ronald Gasser, 55, of Terrytown, La., accused of killing former NFL running...

Pro- or anti-Trump? Businesses pushed to pick a side

AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A. WASHINGTON (AP) — Uber’s CEO quit President Donald Trump’s business council. Nordstrom stopped selling Ivanka Trump’s fashion. Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Toyota, meanwhile, suffered through the discomfort of being on the receiving...

Amber Valletta pens op-ed against EPA nominee Scott Pruitt

NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoman, model, actress, mother and Sierra Club ambassador Amber Valletta is “worried sick” about her home state’s attorney general leading the Environmental Protection Agency and said as much in an op-ed piece released Friday on...