Mental Review Sought For Hospital Shooting Suspect

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An attorney for an Ohio man charged in a Veterans Affairs hospital shooting that wounded one person will request a mental competency evaluation of his client. Defense attorney Frank Malocu (mah-LUK) says he hasn’t entered a plea yet on Neil Moore’s...

Hancock commissioners approve raise for veterans board members

Hancock County commissioners agreed today to give Hancock County Veteran Services board members a raise. Board members approached the commissioners last week, asking for a pay hike of $100 per month. The veterans commission has five board members, and each are paid $400 per...
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Ex-players sue NFL over use of painkillers

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening another legal attack on the NFL over the long-term health of its athletes, a group of retired players accused the league in a lawsuit Tuesday of cynically supplying them with powerful painkillers that kept them in...

BET to air discussion about Nigerian kidnapping

NEW YORK (AP) — The BET television network is airing a special discussion this week on the sexual exploitation of children, an idea set in motion by the kidnapping of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamic extremists. The town hall-style discussion is called...

A look at ex-players’ allegations in NFL lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, a group of retired NFL players says the league illegally supplied them with painkillers that numbed injuries and led to medical complications. Eight players are named. A look at some of what each alleges: —- JIM MCMAHON:...

APNewsBreak: Plan Delays Ohio School Sanctions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — School districts and teachers would get a one-year reprieve from funding or job sanctions related to Ohio’s new learning and teacher-evaluation standards under a package of sweeping education changes being proposed in the state Senate. Revisions being...

Cleveland Museum Of Art Names New Director

CLEVELAND (AP) — A veteran museum leader has been named the new director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, replacing the previous director who resigned after misleading officials about an affair with a museum employee. A statement says William Griswold will begin work at the museum...

Go For The Food: Fried Chicken In Cincy A Must

CINCINNATI (AP) — When it comes to cuisine, Cincinnati is known for its quirky version of chili, a pile of sweet, cinnamon-flavored meat sauce served over spaghetti, topped with a heaping mound of shredded cheddar. Locals who grew up eating the stuff love it and insist on forcing...
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Antitrust experts: 2 big deals better than 1

AP Photo/Seth Perlman, Reed Saxon LOS ANGELES (AP) — Antitrust experts say AT&T’s bid for DirecTV could reap immediate regulatory rewards. Coming so quickly on the heels of a rival cable company merger -the pairing of Comcast and Time Warner Cable- makes it easier...

Alexandria, Virginia, Tops Best-read Cities List

NEW YORK (AP) — For the third straight year, Alexandria, Virginia, has topped Amazon.com’s list of the best-read cities. The online retailer announced Tuesday that Alexandria, where many government workers from nearby Washington reside, ranks No. 1 for sales of books,...