Cleveland Police, Panhandler In Longtime War Of Wills

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police and a persistent panhandler have been engaged in a longtime war of wills at a homely west side intersection in a battle that subsides only when the man is jailed. Records reviewed by The Associated Press show 60-year-old David Spaulding has been...

Ohio River Reopens Near Huntington After Barge Breakaway

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Coast Guard says the Racine Lock and Dam on the Ohio River near Huntington has reopened to vessel traffic after a barge breakaway. No injuries or spills were reported. Officials say a tug was pushing the barges, which are loaded with more than 3.7...

Dying author pens essay with dating profile of husband

An author fighting ovarian cancer who may not have long to live has offered up her husband in a tear-jerking essay: “If you’re looking for a dreamy, let’s-go-for-it travel companion, Jason is your man.” Amy Krouse Rosenthal described her illness and her...

Jon Seda stays on right side of law in 'Chicago Justice'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Think back on standout modern TV dramas and “Homicide: Life on the Street,” ”Oz,” ”The Pacific” and “Treme” easily come to mind. Jon Seda was part of them all, a testament to the actor and the career...

Subtle (very) 'gay moment' in new Disney film generates buzz

To be clear: “Brokeback Mountain,” this isn’t. The so-called “gay moment” in Disney’s new live-action version of “Beauty and the Beast” is subtle – so subtle that one could easily miss it with an ill-timed sneeze or glance...

Pentagon: More than 30 airstrikes in Yemen since Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — As part of a sustained assault on the extremist group known as al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, U.S. warplanes have launched more than 30 airstrikes in Yemen the past two days, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters that...

Silicon Valley high school makes $24 million from Snap IPO

Students interact at St. Francis High School Friday, March 3, 2017, in Mountain View, Calif. The red-hot IPO debut of vanishing-photo superstar Snap this week not only placed the Southern California startup at a $35 billion value. It also made Mountain View, Calif.’s Saint...

Mark Few’s focus fuels Gonzaga’s consistent success

FILe – In this Dec. 29, 2016, file photo, Gonzaga head coach Mark Few, right, speaks with guard Nigel Williams-Goss (5) as Williams-Goss goes to the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Pepperdine, in Spokane, Wash. No matter what the Zags...

Oklahoma’s Westbrook thinks Mixon should be at NFL combine

FILE – In this Dec. 23, 2016, file photo, Oklahoma football player Joe Mixon speaks out for the first time since the release of a 2014 video showing him punching a woman in the face, at a press conference in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook believes Joe Mixon...

NCAA: No hurdling to block kicks; status quo for targeting

FILE – In this Nov. 5, 2016, file photo, Vanderbilt’s Zach Cunningham, right, blocks a field goal attempt of Auburn’s Daniel Carlson after he hurdled the line of scrimmage in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala. The NCAA rules...