McConnell To Coal-state Dems: Accept 4-month Deal For Miners

WASHINGTON (AP) — Coal-state Democrats who are threatening a government shutdown over health benefits for retired miners should “take yes for answer” and stop stalling a short-term spending bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday. McConnell said he...

Could Familial DNA Crack Case Of Slain New York City Jogger?

NEW YORK (AP) — With a DNA profile but no suspect to match in the strangling of a woman who went for a run and met a killer, authorities are looking to an emerging approach: using the DNA to look for the killer’s relatives. The technique, known as familial DNA searching,...

The Latest: Glenn To Lie In State In Ohio Capital

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the death of John Glenn (all times local): 10:15 The late space hero and former U.S. Sen. John Glenn will lie in state in the Ohio Statehouse and a memorial service is being planned at Ohio State University. Hank Wilson of the John Glenn School...

Ohio Interstate Reopens 14 Hours After 50-vehicle Pileup

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an interstate east of Cleveland has reopened after a pileup of about 50 vehicles in snowy conditions shut down the highway for more than 14 hours. The Lake County sheriff’s office says about 20 people were injured in the...

The Latest: Museum In Glenn’s Hometown Opens To Public

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the death of John Glenn (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The John and Annie Glenn Museum in John Glenn’s eastern Ohio hometown of New Concord has opened to the public in tribute to him. The museum named for the space hero, who died Thursday,...

The Latest: Museum In Glenn’s Hometown Opens To Public

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the death of John Glenn (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The John and Annie Glenn Museum in John Glenn’s eastern Ohio hometown of New Concord has opened to the public in tribute to him. The museum named for the space hero, who died Thursday,...

The Latest: Ex-US House Speaker Boehner Adds Glenn Tribute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the death of John Glenn (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (BAY’-nur) of Ohio has added to the tributes for the late space hero and former Sen. John Glenn. Boehner says Americans for generations cheered...

The Latest: Ohioans In John Glenn’s Hometown Lost A Friend

NEW CONCORD, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the death of John Glenn (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The residents of John Glenn’s hometown in eastern Ohio say he never forgot where he came from and always made time talk with anyone who wanted to visit. Flags around New Concord have...

Authorities ID Ohio Officer Who Fatally Shot Emirati Suspect

HUDSON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio have released the identity of the Hudson police officer who fatally shot a United Arab Emirates citizen who police say fled after causing a crash on the Ohio Turnpike. City records released Thursday say Officer Ryan Doran killed 26-year-old...

Ohio Lawmakers OK Concealed Weapons In Day Cares, Colleges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawmakers in Ohio have approved legislation expanding the state’s concealed-weapons law to allow guns in colleges and day cares and on private aircraft. The bill that now goes to Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) still permits those places to ban guns...