PBS airing live nature special from Alaska this summer

NEW YORK (AP) — PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a special live event this summer where cameras will try to catch bears, wolves, eagles and other wildlife in their natural habitat in Alaska. “Wild Alaska Live” will air over three nights on PBS on July 23, 26...

LeBron, Cavs Try To Shake ‘weird’ Loss In Game 3 To Celtics

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James kept a low profile Monday, much like he did in Game 3. James did not address the media a day after one of the worst postseason games of his career. He scored just 11 points — zero in the final 16 minutes — as the Cleveland Cavaliers blew a...

Former Western Michigan Football Player Sentenced In Robbery

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — One of two former Western Michigan football players is heading to prison in connection with the armed robbery of a woman near campus. A judge on Monday sentenced 19-year-old Ronald George of Pittsburgh to 32 months to 10 years. George’s co-defendant,...

Texas singer-songwriter Jimmy LaFave, 61, dies of cancer

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Singer-songwriter Jimmy LaFave, whose 2007 album “Cimarron Manifesto” drew critical raves and reached the top of the Americana music chart, has died just days after he appeared at a concert held in his honor. A statement Monday from Music...

AP source: Magic hire Weltman to head basketball operations

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic have reached for an unknown to fill the role of president of basketball operations. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Magic have agreed to hire Toronto general manager Jeff Weltman to head up the basketball operations....

Wood County, Risingsun police officer settle wrongful arrest lawsuit

Wood County has settled a wrongful arrest lawsuit filed by a Risingsun police officer against a sheriff’s office deputy, according to WTOL-TV. In 2015, Wood County deputy sheriff Kert Appelhans arrested Risingsun Police Sgt. Kevin Osborne for unlawful restraint, aggravated...

Sheriff: Man Tells Police He Was Extorted On Child Porn Site

TWINSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio man who told them he was being extorted for visiting a child pornography website told the police instead of paying. Now he’s been charged with a felony and could face more charges. The Summit County Sheriff’s Office says...

UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

Armed police stand guard at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester, England Monday, May 22, 2017. Police says there are “a number of fatalities” after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in...

Trump’s $4.1T budget relies on deep domestic cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion budget slashes safety net programs for the poor, targeting food stamps and Medicaid, while relying on rosy projections about the nation’s economic growth to balance the budget within 10 years. The...

The Latest: Police say 19 killed in blast at Grande concert

Armed police respond after reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, Monday, May 22, 2017. Several people have died following reports of an explosion Monday night at the concert in northern England, police said. A...