Cruise ship arrives back in NJ after 700 fall ill

The Royal Caribbean International’s Explorer of the Seas is docked at Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. U.S. health officials have boarded the cruise liner to investigate an illness outbreak that has stricken at least 300...

Prep Sports Teams Back in Action Tonight

With temperatures beginning to warm back up, we’re back in the sports business and we’ll have the latest on a busy Wednesday night local sports schedule. Many teams are on the road, but two girls basketball games will take place in Fostoria tonight as Fostoria hosts Rossford and...

As Obama backs wage hike, a look at state efforts

President Barack Obama holds up a bag of tortilla chips during a visit at a Costco store in Lanham, Md., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, where he spoke about raising the minimum wage the morning after his State of the Union address. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) President Barack Obama...

Storm threatens status of games in Deep South

AP Photo/John Bazemore ATLANTA (AP) — The deep freeze which engulfed the Southeast on Tuesday forced the Detroit Pistons’ game at the Atlanta Hawks set for Wednesday night to be postponed and threatened the status of other contests. The Pistons were unable to make...

Cruise ship sick toll nears 700 on return to NJ

The Royal Caribbean International’s Explorer of the Seas is docked at Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. U.S. health officials have boarded the cruise liner to investigate an illness outbreak that has stricken at least 300...

Lawyers debate McDonnells’ contact with witnesses

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are arguing over how much contact the couple can have with potential witnesses who are friends or relatives. The McDonnells’ lawyers filed a motion...

For Winslet, motherhood mingles with ‘Labor Day’

AP Photo/Joel Ryan TORONTO (AP) — Before a reporter has barely entered the room, Kate Winslet has defused any formality. After shedding her heels, she announces her exasperation about actors (especially herself) talking about themselves. “Don’t you find yourself...

Madonna to join Pussy Riot at human rights concert

AP Photo/Michael Sohn NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna’s not done with her recent string of public appearances – she also has signed on to introduce members of Pussy Riot at Amnesty International’s human rights concert in New York. The pop singer made the...

1 day after storm, Atlanta highways still gridlock

Traffic creeps along I-55 in north Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 as ice and snow flurries cause difficult driving conditions. A severe winter storm is expected to hit the state bringing ice and snow to the Gulf Coast. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) Traffic creeps along I-55...

Cruise ship due in NJ port after illness outbreak

The Royal Caribbean International’s Explorer of the Seas is docked at Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. U.S. health officials have boarded the cruise liner to investigate an illness outbreak that has stricken at least 300...