Grand Forks Drone Unit Cleared To Fly Nationwide Missions

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A county law enforcement unit in North Dakota that has been at the leading edge of unmanned aircraft development is cleared to fly drones throughout the country. The authorization announced earlier this month by the Federal Aviation Administration makes the...

Murder Charge For Mom After 1 Of 2 Boys Beaten At Motel Dies

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — The mother of two boys found badly beaten at an Ohio motel has been charged with murder now that one of them has died. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News ( ) reports police say the 5-year-old was bound for 22 hours in a wooded area and struck on his head...

The Latest: Video Threat Tied To Ohio U Includes Gun Image

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a video threat connected to Ohio University (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Police say an anonymous video threatening the safety of “American students” was posted to a location-based social media app group connected to Ohio University,...

Cleveland Tearing Down Gazebo Near Where Cop Shot Tamir Rice

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland plans next week to dismantle the gazebo that became a makeshift memorial after the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy who was playing with a pellet gun when a white rookie patrolman shot him. Flowers and stuffed animals had been left in the...

The Latest: Security Up At Ohio U After Video Threat On App

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a video threat connected to Ohio University (all times local): 10 a.m. Police say an anonymous video threatening the safety of “American students” was posted to a location-based social media app group connected to Ohio University,...

Cops: 1 Of 2 Boys Found Badly Beaten At Ohio Motel Has Died

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say one of two young brothers found badly beaten at a motel has died. The police chief in the city of Middletown confirmed the 5-year-old’s death to the Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News ( ) on Friday. Police allege adults the boy and...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ New York City FC 1, Montreal 1, tie New England 1, Portland 1, tie Vancouver 1, Sporting Kansas City 1, tie FC Dallas at New York, 7 p.m. San Jose at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Colorado at Montreal, 4 p.m. Vancouver at New York...

Ohio’s Top Utility Regulator To Leave Job For Private Sector

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s top utility regulator is stepping down from his post about a year after being appointed. Andre (OHN’-dray) Porter, chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, submitted his resignation letter Friday. He will leave the post May 20...

6 Ohio School Districts Close, Citing Threat To Students

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Six southeast Ohio school districts canceled Friday classes because of an unspecified threat that authorities said originated in the Athens area and was made against students. Athens County Sheriff Rodney Smith tells The Athens Messenger his office learned...

6 SE Ohio School Districts Close, Citing Threat To Students

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Six southeast Ohio school districts have canceled Friday classes because of an unspecified threat against students that originated in the Athens area. Athens County Sheriff Rodney Smith tells The Athens Messenger ( ) his office learned early Friday about a...