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NY man arrested amid Hoffman probe seeks treatment

NEW YORK (AP) — A musician arrested on heroin-possession charges amid an investigation into Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death hopes to go into treatment. Robert Vineberg asked Tuesday for the case to go to a drug court. His court filing says he’s a longtime heroin...

USA-1 leads in Olympic bobsled, Lolo Jones 11th

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — An American track star is two runs from Olympic history. No, not her. Lauryn Williams, who had never pushed a bobsled or even sat inside one until just six months ago, and teammate Elana Meyers lead in USA-1 at the...

Canada not worried about no goals from Crosby

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey SOCHI, Russia (AP) — When Sidney Crosby went through the entire preliminary round of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament without scoring a goal, it set off waves of concern back home. Canadians should know better than anybody that Crosby is more...

2 Hurt As Ohio Fire Truck Slides On Ice, Hits Pole

MIAMISBURG, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two firefighters were hurt when a fire truck accompanying medics to a crash site skidded on an icy road and slammed into a utility pole in southwest Ohio. The crash was reported before dawn Tuesday in Miamisburg, just south of Dayton. The...

Mass. woman gets life for cut-from-womb killing

Fred Haynes, father of Darlene Haynes, breaks down during the sentencing of Julie Corey in Worcester, Mass., Superior Court Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Corey was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Darlene Haynes in 2009, three months after her own miscarriage, and then...

3 Banksy works being offered at Miami auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City art dealer is offering three works by the elusive British street artist Banksy at a Miami auction. One work adorned the side of a Brooklyn building and another was originally on the side of an English pub. Stephan Keszler says he purchased...

Legendary Montreal-born writer Mavis Gallant dies

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian publishing house says Mavis Gallant, the Montreal-born writer who carved out an international reputation as a master short-story author while living in Paris for decades, has died at age 91. The bilingual Anglophone published more than 100 short...

Ohio Fruit Growers Wait To Assess Winter Damage

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Ohio fruit growers are holding onto hope that this snowy, often brutally cold winter hasn’t ruined all of their crops. The president of the Ohio Fruit Growers Marketing Association, Bill Dodd, tells the Mansfield News Journal ( ) that growers are sure...

Falcons wide receiver Roddy White arrested in Ga.

AP Photo ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has been arrested on a warrant charging him with failing to appear in court. Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Deputy Shannon Volkodav confirms that White was booked into jail in suburban Atlanta early Tuesday....

Winter Weather Prompts Road Bans In Northern Ohio

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — Several northern Ohio counties have banned all non-emergency driving as the latest winter blast closes some schools and dumps more snow and ice on residents weary of this weather. The snowfall was expected to taper off Tuesday as warming temperatures and...