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Penn State pledge who died after hazing spurs new law

A new anti-hazing law prompted by the death of a Penn State student after a night of drinking in a fraternity house early last year was signed Friday by Pennsylvania’s governor.


Caravan migrants break border fence into Mexico

Associated Press TECUN UMAN, Guatemala Migrants traveling in a mass caravan burst through a


STATE DIGEST || Multiple-car crash

Multiple-car crash AUSTINTOWN Four cars were involved in a 1:20 p.m. crash Friday on state Route


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Some things to know about Ohio’s medical marijuana program

Ohioans sometime in the next two months will be able to buy and use marijuana products to treat nearly two dozen medical conditions after obtaining a recommendation from a physician. Here are a few things prospective patients should consider as the state’s medical cannabis program gets rolling.


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AP-NORC Poll: Just 1 in 4 thinks Kavanaugh told entire truth

Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when he heatedly rebuffed charges of sexual assault and heavy drinking during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing, and Republicans and Democrats hold starkly divergent views of whether his sworn testimony to senators was credible, a poll released Friday showed.


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Trump offers praise to Montana congressman who body-slammed reporter

President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a “tough cookie” and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana.


Taliban attack kills top Afghan officials

US commander unharmed Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan A high-level meeting to lay out


Trump threatens to close US-Mexico border

Associated Press GUATEMALA CITY As some 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala,


Saudi Arabia Trump concedes missing journalist likely dead

President warns of ‘very severe’ consequences if Saudis murdered him Associated Press


2 lawsuits in Ohio follow Supreme Court ruling on union fees

Months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled government workers can’t be required to contribute to labor unions representing them, a group that helped successfully argue that case has filed two related federal lawsuits on behalf of some government employees in Ohio.


istanbul police search home in case of missing journalist

Associated Press ISTANBUL Turkish crime-scene investigators searched the home of the Saudi


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‘Horseface’: Does it matter that Trump ridicules women?

Suffice it to say that “Horseface” and porn actress Stormy Daniels aren’t what Republicans want to talk about three weeks from the midterm elections – or ever. A record number of women are running, most of them Democrats, in the first balloting of the #MeToo era.


Police officer lectures black 11-year-old carrying BB gun

A police officer in Columbus, Ohio, instructed an 11-year-old caught Saturday with a BB gun to remember one name: Tyre King.


STUDENT LOANS Judge orders for-profit fraud protection be enforced

Associated Press WASHINGTON Students defrauded by for-profit colleges scored an important


Trump tells AP he’s not to blame if Republicans lose House

Associated Press WASHINGTON Facing the prospect of an electoral defeat that could imperil his