South Korean ferry that sank 3 years ago lifted from sea

Workers prepare to lift the sunken Sewol ferry in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, March 23, 2017. South Korean workers on Thursday slowly pulled up a 6,800-ton ferry from the water, nearly three years after it capsized and sank into the violent seas off South...

Ohio Attorney General Program To Help Children Of Addicts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced a program to help families hurt by parents’ addiction to painkillers and heroin. The $3.6 million program unveiled Wednesday will aid children abused or neglected due to parental drug use in 14 southern...

Facebook rape stirs questions about witnessing crimes online

CHICAGO (AP) — The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have come up before in other attacks: What’s the obligation of bystanders who see a crime unfolding? And why do they...

Police: White sword killer went to NY to attack black people

AP Photo/Seth Wenig NEW YORK (AP) — A white U.S. Army veteran from Baltimore bent on making a racist attack took a bus to New York, the “media capital of the world,” randomly picked out a black man who was collecting bottles on the street and killed him with a...

Starbucks CEO stands by pledge to hire refugees

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz presided over his last annual shareholder meeting as head of the company Wednesday by standing by its pledge to hire refugees and expanding on previously announced goals to hire veterans and at-risk...

Senate votes to block Labor Department rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate is blocking an Obama-era rule that critics said would have led to excessive citations for workplace safety record-keeping violations. Senators have voted 50-48 to block the Labor Department rule. The House had voted to do so...

Westbrook posts 35th triple-double; Thunder roll past 76ers

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots in front of Philadelphia 76ers forward Richaun Holmes (22) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook...

Authorities: Woman Admits Breaking Into Amish Homes In Ohio

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a woman confessed to burglaries against the Amish in northeast Ohio after detectives arrested her and found jars of loose change, cash and other items in her vehicle. The Geauga (jee-AW’-guh) County sheriff says detectives stopped the...

Missing juvenile found

An 11-year-old boy reported as missing in the Bairdstown Road area in southern Wood County has been found, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office.

'Oh, my God': Day care worker denies force-feeding babies

A former New Hampshire day care worker accused of forcibly feeding three infants and kicking a bouncy seat that had a baby on it pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, but police said she had acknowledged being frustrated with the babies and exclaiming, “Oh, my God, they’re...