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MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — The mother of two boys found badly beaten at an Ohio motel has been charged with murder now that one of them has died. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News ( http://bit.ly/1SOOx1a ) reports police say the 5-year-old was bound for 22 hours in a wooded area...
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — An anonymous video threatening the safety of "American students" posted to a location-based social media app group connected to Ohio University prompted heightened security on the campus and closed six area school districts Friday. Investigators shared an...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas medical examiner says the two young daughters of an internationally known pianist likely died of asphyxia. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram ( http://bit.ly/1TzJh1u ) reports that the Tarrant County medical examiner's office released the autopsy...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Tracy Dove assumed the worst after her 1-year-old dog named Charlie disappeared in 2006. Days without the animal turned into years, and Dove figured the brown-and-white pointer was dead. Then, last week, Dove's phone rang: Charlie had been found alive...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amid the frenzied negotiations, flaring tempers and occasional frivolity marking the end of another Tennessee legislative session, one lawmaker stayed conspicuously alone and quiet. While Republicans and Democrats held emergency caucus meetings to discuss...
The military is checking U.S. bases for potential groundwater contamination from a toxic firefighting foam, but most states so far show little inclination to examine civilian sites for the same threat. The foam was likely used around the country at certain airports, refineries...
DALLAS (AP) — Exxon Mobil produced its weakest quarter in more than 16 years as lower oil prices pushed its profit down by 63 percent. Revenue tumbled 28 percent, and the oil giant lost money in its vaunted exploration and production business despite a 2 percent increase in...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas medical examiner says the two young daughters of an internationally known pianist likely died of asphyxia. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram ( http://bit.ly/1TzJh1u ) reports that the Tarrant County medical examiner's office released the autopsy...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ozzie Silna, who turned a fading American Basketball Association franchise into a four-decade windfall of nearly $800 million from the NBA in what's commonly called the greatest deal in sports history, has died at age 83. Silna's younger brother and Spirits of...