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1 hr ago | WWWZ-FM North Charleston

Ohio-Native Katie Holmes Talks About LeBron James's Return to Cleveland

LeBron James can count Katie Holmes as a fan. The actress, a Toledo native, may now live in New York City with her daughter, Suri Cruise, but she's excited that King James is returning to her home state.


5 hrs ago | WMDT

Virginia Keeping Drug Used In Botched Executions

Virginia Department of Corrections spokesman Larry Traylor said Friday that officials aren't considering eliminating midazolam as one of three drugs that can be used as the first dose in Virginia's three-drug cocktail.


Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Ohio Government, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Arizona, Arizona Government

10 hrs ago |

Ohio woman won't be jailed for abandoning 2 kids

CLEVELAND: A judge has found a 31-year-old mother not guilty by reason of insanity on charges that she abandoned her two young children at a Cleveland homeless shelter in May. That means Alisha Houston will go to live in a private residence monitored by a mental health agency and won't be punished with jail time.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

14 hrs ago |

Priebus speaks to Urban League meeting in Ohio

CINCINNATI: The Republican Party chairman has assured participants at a civil rights organization conference that the GOP is making a serious effort to build ties with minority voters.


Related Topix: Hank Azaria, African-American, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

18 hrs ago | The Review

Ex-Ohio tax official pleads guilty in refund case

A former top official at the Ohio Department of Taxation has pleaded guilty to a dereliction of duty charge in a case involving more than $30 million in business tax refunds wrongly withheld from companies that had properly requested the money.


Related Topix: Ohio Government

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Ohio woman gets 32 years in forced labor case

FILE - This undated file photo released by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office shows Jordie L. A northeast Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years will be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.


Related Topix: Youngstown, OH, Prison, Federal Prisons

Challenges, drug shortages, mark US executions

Robert Hungerford, of Phoenix, prays as he and a group of about a dozen death penalty opponents protest the possible execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison in Florence, Ariz.


Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, State Prisons, US News, US Supreme Court

Ohio State marching band chief fired after probe

Jonathan Waters had led the band since 2012, and served in lesser capacities for a decade before that.


Related Topix: Ohio State University

Boston Herald

Sanders offers lower-cost bill to reform VA

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., , speaks to reporters on Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, about reforming the vast health care system responsible for treating the nation's veterans.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Rob Portman, Sherrod Brown, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

WTEN-TV Albany

Suspected Nazi guard's death a blow to prosecutors

A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than... A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Federal Prisons

ABC 33/40

Women charged with helping al-Qaida-linked group

A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on ... (more)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Death Penalty

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ohio woman to be sentenced in slave labor case

Thirty-three-year-old Jessica Hunt faces a possible sentence of 30 years to life in federal prison on Thursday.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

Cybercast News Service

Some lethal injection problems in US executions

Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported during the process nationwide.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Ted Strickland, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors

Thousands of Ohio third-graders escape the - failed' list for reading

In mid-June, after the second state reading test was scored and returned to Ohio schools, more than 16,000 elementary students faced another year in third grade after failing to achieve the cut score for the Third Grade Reading Guarantee.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Akron, OH, Cincinnati, OH

Toddler, man shot at backyard gathering in Ohio

COLUMBUS: Police say a toddler was one of two people wounded by gunfire during a backyard gathering in northeastern Columbus.


Navy Times

Ohio veteran cited for therapy ducks due in court

An Army veteran who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder is getting his day in court after being cited for violating an Ohio village ban, even though someone else already paid his fine.


Daily Mail

Kim Kardashian's ex Ray J accused of grabbing woman's breast in sexual battery case

The sad final journey home: First bodies of MH17 victims leave Ukraine on transport plane as they begin trip to the Netherlands for painstaking identification process Tragedy as college graduate, 26, dies after being BURIED ALIVE by 10ft deep sand tunnel he was digging on the beach John Travolta can't stop former pilot bringing lawsuit so he can ... (more)


Related Topix: Ray J, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Kim Kardashian, Hot Chicks, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Entertainment, Drama, Television


Indiana driver, passenger killed in SW Ohio crash

State troopers say an Indiana man and his passenger were killed and two more drivers were hurt in a three-vehicle crash in southwest Ohio.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Missing concertgoer's body found at Ohio landfill

Lorain County sheriff's Capt. Jim Drozdowski says the body of 22-year-old Cory Barron of Fremont was found Tuesday at the county landfill in Oberlin, about 35 miles west of Cleveland.


Daily Mail

Scraps from the table put your dog in danger: Animals' digestive...

A guest list fit for a prince! The Queen joins Harry, Zara and Kate at Kensington Palace for George's first birthday party Police fear Marine's missing pregnant wife was shot when she went on 'special day' hunting trip with married ex-Marine who was her lover and may have fathered her child ALL U.S. flights to Israel cancelled: FAA bans travel to ... (more)



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