After Historic Arguments, Court To Rule On Same-sex Marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy’s record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian...

After Historic Arguments, Court To Rule On Same-sex Marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy’s record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian...

What They Said: Supreme Court Quotes On Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Excerpts from arguments before the Supreme Court on Tuesday about whether states must allow same-sex couples to marry and whether states must recognize gay marriages performed in other states: ___ Chief Justice John Roberts, on the institution of marriage:...

A Look At Families’ Reactions To Police-related Deaths

Families who lost loved ones following interactions with police have often done some of their grieving in public and called for peaceful protests of law enforcement activity in black communities. Here’s a closer look at how some relatives reacted in notable cases involving...

Man Shot By Officers Dies After Daylong Standoff In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who police say repeatedly fired shots at officers from a Mansfield home during a 26-hour standoff has died after being shot during the exchange. Richland County Coroner Stewart Ryckman confirmed 58-year-old David Parker died Tuesday after he was...

Cleveland Captive Who Escaped Home 2 Years Ago: ‘We Are OK’

CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman who escaped the Cleveland home where she and two others were held captive for a decade says she’s grateful that people still think of them, though getting hugs from well-meaning strangers who recognize them can be uncomfortable. Amanda Berry tells...

Cavs’ Love Likely Done For Season With Shoulder Injury

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers forward Kevin Love will likely miss the remainder of the postseason with “extensive” damage to his left shoulder. Cavs general manager David Griffin said Tuesday the team is not expecting Love to return in the playoffs, one day...

Man Shot By Law Enforcement, Ends Daylong Standoff In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who police say repeatedly fired shots at officers from a Mansfield home has been taken away in an ambulance after a daylong standoff with law enforcement. Mansfield Law Director John Spon says 58-year-old David Parker was taken to a nearby hospital...

Festival-like Atmosphere Outside Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex marriage advocates and protesters alike filled the sidewalks outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday. It was a festival-like atmosphere, complete with warm sunshine and lots of selfies. While the high court isn’t expected to rule until June, many...

Ohio Restaurant Sorry For ‘insensitive’ Jenner Hot Dog Name

CINCINNATI (AP) — The owner of a popular Cincinnati restaurant has apologized after being criticized by transgender advocates for naming its hot dog of the day the “Bruce Jenner 2.0.” Dan Wright, who owns the gourmet hot dog restaurant Senate, apologized in a Facebook...