Litter Of 6 Endangered African Painted Dog Pups On Display

CUMBERLAND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio zoo says a litter of six African painted dog puppies born in December can now be viewed by the public. The Columbus Zoo says the puppies from the endangered species have begun exploring publicly visible areas of The Wilds conservation center in...

The Latest: Commissioner says league in a very good place

FILE – In this Jan. 2, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against the New Orleans Pelicans in the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Cleveland. LeBron James may have changed the way he uses his voice — speaking...

Ohio Soliciting Bids For ‘seed To Sale’ Marijuana Tracking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In preparation for Ohio’s new medical marijuana program, the state is looking to buy a system to track the marijuana from seeds and harvest to testing labs and dispensaries. The Dayton Daily News reports ( ) the Ohio Department of Administrative...

Bill Would Make Killing First Responders Death Penalty Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — A bill in the Ohio House would add killing a first responder or military member to the list of slayings eligible for the death penalty. The proposal from Rep. Dave Greenspan, a Republican from Westlake in suburban Cleveland, would address fatal attacks on...

Trump rallies supporters by renewing old promises, insults

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the “Make America Great Again Rally” at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Just four weeks into his...

Contenders Crowd Potential 2018 Political Field In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In the timeline of politics, Ohio’s next statewide election is just around the corner. For Republicans, that means working to avert a collision in 2018 among three high-profile gubernatorial hopefuls. For out-of-power Democrats, the challenge is to...

Blind cleric behind 1990s terror plots dies in US prison

FILE – This April 6, 1993 file photo shows Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman in New York. Kenneth McKoy of the Federal Correction Complex in Butner, N.C., said Abdel-Rahman died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, after a long battle with diabetes and coronary artery disease. Abdel-Rahman was...

Blind cleric jailed for life in US dies

AP Photo/MARK LENNIHAN BUTNER, N.C. (AP) — Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, has died. He was 78. Kenneth McKoy of the Federal Correction Complex in Butner, North Carolina, said Rahman died...

Johnson takes 36-hole lead at rainy Riviera

Dustin Johnson tees off on the 13th hole during the second round of the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dustin Johnson finished with three...

Trump rallies supporters, tears into ‘dishonest media’

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the “Make America Great Again Rally” at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Just four weeks into his...