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  • Ohio man charged with kidnapping neighbor to be in court

    BLANCHESTER, Ohio — Police say an Ohio man accused of kidnapping a neighbor and keeping her trapped in a small pit is to appear in court on a charge of kidnapping. Blanchester police say 45-year-old Dennis Dunn is scheduled for a hearing Thursday in Clinton County Municipal Court in Wilmington. Dunn was arrested Wednesday after police found the woman about two hours after her mother reported her missing. Police say the woman’s mother called about 4 a.m. to report that […]

  • Brantley drives in 3; Indians beat Astros 7-6

    CLEVELAND — Michael Brantley, continuing his comeback from shoulder problems that forced him to miss most of last season, drove in three runs and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Houston Astros 7-6 on Wednesday night. Brantley, who played in only 11 games last season after having two operations on his left shoulder, had an RBI double in Cleveland’s three-run first inning and added a two-run single in the fifth. Carlos Santana had a two-run double in the sixth for the […]

  • Victim’s family buys plane tickets for death row inmate’s daughter

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.  — Family members of a man whose death was caused by Arkansas condemned killer Kenneth Williams said they’ve forgiven him — and bought plane tickets so the condemned man’s daughter and granddaughter could visit before his scheduled execution Thursday. Michael Greenwood was killed in a 1999 traffic wreck with Williams, who had escaped from prison, where he was serving a life sentence for killing a cheerleader. Williams faces execution Thursday for killing another man, Cecil Boren, while on […]

  • Trump proposes dramatic tax cuts for companies big and small

    WASHINGTON– President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in the taxes paid by corporations big and small Wednesday in an overhaul his administration says will spur economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to America’s middle class. But his ambitious plan alarmed lawmakers who worry about ballooning federal deficits. The plan would also reduce investment and estate taxes aimed at the wealthy. But administration officials said that action on other key tax code elements would ensure the plan would largely help […]

  • Aretha blasts Dionne Warwick but she declines to fire back

    NEW YORK — The Queen of Soul is coming out swinging against fellow legend Dionne Warwick, accusing her of making up a story that she was Whitney Houston’s godmother, even though the alleged offense happened five years ago at Houston’s funeral. “She blatantly lied on me … fully well knowing what she was doing,” Aretha Franklin said in a phone interview. Franklin called The Associated Press on Tuesday, after sending a lengthy fax the day before, to address what she […]

  • Astros’ Keuchel wins again; Altuve leaves after collision

    CLEVELAND — Dallas Keuchel pitched a complete game to extend his promising start to the season and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Tuesday night even though Jose Altuve and Teoscar Hernandez left following a frightening collision in the eighth inning. Altuve and Hernandez were chasing a popup in right field and stayed down for a while after. Altuve appeared to get hit near his chin by Hernandez’s arm, but he walked off the field under his own […]

  • Disney sets May 2019 release for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

    LOS ANGELES — “Star Wars” is coming back to the summer movie season. The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that the Colin Trevorrow-directed “Star Wars: Episode IX” would fly into theaters on May 24, 2019, making it the first in the main trilogy to debut in the summer box office season, which kicks off at the beginning of May. Both “The Force Awakens” and the upcoming “The Last Jedi” were December releases, as was the “Star Wars” spinoff “Rogue […]

  • Stork delivery? Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo

    OMAHA, Neb. — A woman whose baby was due mid-May went into labor early and gave birth at a Nebraska zoo. Drea Hubbard was born Sunday at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, weighing 5 pounds, 5 ounces. Her mother, Kymica Hubbard, 24, said the birth took about two minutes from when her water broke. “I was having contractions and it was getting closer and closer together and I was telling my husband, ‘OK, it’s time to get off the […]

  • Man gets life in prison in death, dismemberment of missing neighbor

    MANSFIELD, Ohio — An Ohio man convicted in the slaying and dismemberment of a neighbor has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. A Richland County prosecutor says 54-year-old Walter Renz was sentenced Monday in 62-year-old Patsy Hudson’s death. She was reported missing in July 2015 from her home in Mansfield, about 80 miles (129 kilometers) southeast of Cleveland. Parts of Hudson’s body were found in February 2016 at various locations in the county. Authorities said […]

  • Arkansas executes first of 2 death row inmates scheduled to die

    Arkansas has executed Jack Harold Jones for the 1995 rape and murder of Mary Phillips, the first of two executions scheduled Monday night. “The Phillips family has waited far too long to see justice carried out, and I pray they find peace tonight,” Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said after the execution. The execution lasted about 14 minutes, said media witness and Searcy Daily Citizen reporter Tracy Whitaker. Jones appeared coherent as he delivered a two-minute statement focusing on Phillips’ […]

  • Ben Roethlisberger tells his hometown in Ohio that ‘he’s sorry’ for rift

    FINDLAY, Ohio — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he’s sorry he let a few negative words cause a rift between him and his hometown in Ohio. Roethlisberger was back in Findlay over the weekend as he and his sister were inducted into Hancock County’s sports hall of fame. He says he was hurt several years ago by criticism from some people in the northern Ohio town that came after he was accused of sexual assault. He wasn’t charged then, […]

  • Coroner, sheriff’s department: ‘Happy Days’ star Erin Moran ‘likely died’ due to complications of cancer

    NEW SALISBURY, In. — “Happy Days” star Erin Moran likely died due to complications to cancer. That’s according to a press release issued Monday by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and the Harrison County Coroner’s Office in Indiana. Moran, 56, passed away at her home in New Salisbury, Indiana, Saturday. The release states that a joint investigation into her death was conducted, and it was determined that she “likely succumbed to complications of stage 4 cancer.” Toxicology tests were performed, and the results are pending. […]