Carpenter Named CEO Of Boone Newspapers

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Todd H. Carpenter is the new chief executive officer of the Alabama-based Boone Newspapers Inc. The Tuscaloosa News ( ) reports the 44-year-old Carpenter will succeed James B. Boone Jr. of Tuscaloosa. Boone will continue as chairman. Carpenter has been the...

Report: Ohio Prison Gang Numbers Remain Steady

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new report finds the percentage of Ohio inmates in recognized gangs remains steady at about 16 percent of the overall prison population. The report by the Correctional Institution Inspection Committee found a total of 8,171 prison inmates classified as...

Kraft Foods Recalls 260 Cases Of Velveeta

NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives. Insufficient levels of sorbic acid has led to the recall of 260 cases of Velveeta original...

Sheriff: Man Dead At Dad’s Home Severely Neglected

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Investigators in northern Ohio have charged a husband and wife with involuntary manslaughter after the man’s disabled 33-year-old son was found dead at home weighing 94 pounds and covered in bed sores. Authorities near Sandusky say David Arthur Jr. was a...

Sheriff: Man Dead At Dad’s Home Severely Neglected

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Investigators in northern Ohio have charged a husband and wife with involuntary manslaughter after the man’s disabled 33-year-old son was found dead at home weighing 94 pounds and covered in bed sores. Authorities near Sandusky say David Arthur Jr. was a...

Chiropractors To Get Role In Ohio Concussion Rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chiropractors will join doctors to develop guidelines for clearing young athletes for play after they’ve sustained head injuries, following a late addition to a midterm budget bill. Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) signed the measure this week. It...

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Ohio Man Gets Life In Mistaken Identity Slaying

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of a 74-year-old man who prosecutors say was shot after picking up his wife from a church. A jury in Youngstown found 33-year-old Aubrey Toney guilty of murder and other charges...

Ohio Police Find Pot Growing In Grandpa’s Basement

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio say they found a basement marijuana growing operation after an 87-year-old man was held at gunpoint by home invasion burglars. The Butler County sheriff’s office says deputies seized marijuana plants and growing equipment from...

Kroger 1Q Results Top Street; Boosts Outlook

CINCINNATI (AP) — Kroger is reporting a 4 percent jump in first-quarter profit and the nation’s biggest supermarket raised its earnings forecast for the year. Shares rose 5 percent before the opening bell Wednesday and appear to be headed for an all-time high. The...