Last student who helped integrate the University of North Carolina's undergraduate body has died
Last student who helped integrate the University of North Carolina's undergraduate body has died

The final surviving member of a trio of African American youths who were the first to desegregate the undergraduate student body at North Carolina’s flagship public university has died.

13 hrs 57 mins ago
Theft of more than 400 vehicles in Michigan leads to the arrest of 6 men
Theft of more than 400 vehicles in Michigan leads to the arrest of 6 men

Six men face charges in connection with the theft of more than 400 vehicles worth about $8 million in Michigan.

May 16th, 5:32 PM EDT
Father and daughter killed in deadly Ohio house explosion, police say
Father and daughter killed in deadly Ohio house explosion, police say

Authorities say a father and daughter were killed in a house explosion in a northwestern Ohio community.

May 16th, 2:32 PM EDT
United Methodists scrap their anti-gay bans. A woman who defied them seeks reinstatement as pastor
United Methodists scrap their anti-gay bans. A woman who defied them seeks reinstatement as pastor

Twenty years ago, Beth Stroud was defrocked from her beloved job as a United Methodist pastor in Philadelphia.

May 15th, 8:11 AM EDT
Whistleblower questions delays and mistakes in way EPA used sensor plane after fiery Ohio derailment
Whistleblower questions delays and mistakes in way EPA used sensor plane after fiery Ohio derailment

The U.S. government has a specialized plane loaded with advanced sensors that the EPA brags is always ready to deploy within an hour of any kind of chemical disaster.

May 14th, 12:11 PM EDT
Ohio police fatally shoot Amazon warehouse guard who tried to kill supervisor, authorities say
Ohio police fatally shoot Amazon warehouse guard who tried to kill supervisor, authorities say

Authorities say a security guard trainee at an Amazon warehouse in Ohio was fatally shot by police after he tried to shoot his supervisor and later shot an officer who was saved by his bulletproof vest.

May 14th, 11:01 AM EDT
AP Investigation: In hundreds of deadly police encounters, officers broke multiple safety guidelines
AP Investigation: In hundreds of deadly police encounters, officers broke multiple safety guidelines

An Associated Press investigation found that police across the U.S. violated well-known guidelines for safely restraining people in hundreds of fatal encounters that didn’t involve a firearm.

May 14th, 6:21 AM EDT
Super Bowl champion Chiefs will open regular season at home against Ravens in AFC title game rematch
Super Bowl champion Chiefs will open regular season at home against Ravens in AFC title game rematch

The Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs will open the regular season at home against the Baltimore Ravens on Sept. 5 in a rematch of the AFC title game.

May 13th, 6:20 PM EDT
Ohio adult-use marijuana sales approved as part of 2023 ballot measure could begin by mid-June
Ohio adult-use marijuana sales approved as part of 2023 ballot measure could begin by mid-June

Recreational marijuana could be available for sale in Ohio by mid-June.

May 13th, 5:00 PM EDT
Donald Trump's GOP allies show up in force as Michael Cohen takes the stand in hush money trial
Donald Trump's GOP allies show up in force as Michael Cohen takes the stand in hush money trial

As Donald Trump’s hush money trial reaches a pivotal moment the former president’s allies are out in force and serving as his voice to criticize the process and people while Trump himself is under a gag order.

May 13th, 1:30 PM EDT
Campus protests over Israel-Hamas war scaled down during US commencement exercises
Campus protests over Israel-Hamas war scaled down during US commencement exercises

Protests over the Israel-Hamas war have spread across U.S. university and college campuses in recent weeks, leading to disruptions and arrests.

May 13th, 2:00 AM EDT
Reports: Police officer was shot and killed in Ohio after being ambushed
Reports: Police officer was shot and killed in Ohio after being ambushed

A police officer was shot and killed in Ohio after being called to a residential area for a disturbance.

May 12th, 8:09 AM EDT
Man found dead after Ohio movie theater shooting. Person considered suspect is arrested
Man found dead after Ohio movie theater shooting. Person considered suspect is arrested

Authorities say a man was found dead after a shooting in a movie theater in northeastern Ohio and another person considered a suspect was arrested shortly afterward.

May 11th, 2:39 PM EDT
AP Indianapolis newsman Ken Kusmer dies at 65 after a short illness
AP Indianapolis newsman Ken Kusmer dies at 65 after a short illness

Associated Press newsman Ken Kusmer has died at his Indianapolis home after a short illness at the age of 65.

May 10th, 2:58 PM EDT
Civil War General William T. Sherman's sword and other relics to be auctioned off in Ohio
Civil War General William T. Sherman's sword and other relics to be auctioned off in Ohio

Bidders will fight with their dollars next week for personal relics and a sword used by Civil War Union General William Tecumseh Sherman at an auction house in Columbus, Ohio.

May 10th, 1:08 PM EDT
Ex-Ohio vice detective gets 11-year sentence for crimes related to kidnapping sex workers
Ex-Ohio vice detective gets 11-year sentence for crimes related to kidnapping sex workers

A former Ohio vice detective who pleaded guilty to federal crimes related to kidnapping sex worker victims under the guise of arresting them has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.

May 9th, 3:38 PM EDT
Fight over foreign money in politics stymies deal to assure President Joe Biden is on Ohio's ballot
Fight over foreign money in politics stymies deal to assure President Joe Biden is on Ohio's ballot

Lawmakers in Ohio have failed to come to an agreement on adjusting a state election deadline that stands to prevent President Joe Biden from appearing on the 2024 ballot.

May 9th, 3:08 PM EDT
In a revised case, a former congressman is charged with lying about an illegal campaign contribution
In a revised case, a former congressman is charged with lying about an illegal campaign contribution

Former Rep. Jeff Fortenberry has been charged with lying to federal authorities about a foreign billionaire’s illegal $30,000 contribution to his campaign.

May 9th, 1:28 PM EDT
Norfolk Southern shareholders to decide Thursday whether to back investors who want to fire the CEO
Norfolk Southern shareholders to decide Thursday whether to back investors who want to fire the CEO

Norfolk Southern shareholders will decide Thursday morning whether to back an activist investor’s bid to take over the railroad’s board and replace management.

May 9th, 3:18 AM EDT
Ohio attorney general warns student protesters in masks could face felony charges under anti-KKK law
Ohio attorney general warns student protesters in masks could face felony charges under anti-KKK law

Republican Attorney General Dave Yost has advised Ohio's public universities that a law written to deter Ku Klux Klan demonstrations could be used to impose felony charges on students who wear face coverings during pro-Palestinian protests.

May 8th, 5:07 PM EDT
Trump is in no hurry as he leans into the pageantry of vice presidential tryouts
Trump is in no hurry as he leans into the pageantry of vice presidential tryouts

Former President Donald Trump remains stuck in a New York courtroom listening to salacious details of an extramarital sexual encounter he denies.

May 8th, 11:17 AM EDT
The Rev. Al Sharpton to give eulogy for Ohio man who died last month while in police custody
The Rev. Al Sharpton to give eulogy for Ohio man who died last month while in police custody

Funeral services will soon begin for an Ohio man who died in police custody last month after he was handcuffed and left facedown on the floor of a social club.

May 8th, 11:07 AM EDT
Storms battering the Midwest bring tornadoes, hail and strong winds
Storms battering the Midwest bring tornadoes, hail and strong winds

Severe storms have battered parts of the Midwest, unleashing a curtain of heavy rain, gusty winds and tornadoes in the region.

May 8th, 12:57 AM EDT
After deadly Oklahoma tornado, forecasters warn Midwest residents to brace for more weather
After deadly Oklahoma tornado, forecasters warn Midwest residents to brace for more weather

Weather forecasters are warning residents in several Midwest states to brace for dangerous storms that could include tornadoes.

May 7th, 6:47 PM EDT
Georgia woman identified as person killed in fall at Ohio State graduation ceremony
Georgia woman identified as person killed in fall at Ohio State graduation ceremony

A woman who fell to her death during a graduation ceremony at Ohio State University last weekend has been identified as a Georgia resident.

May 7th, 12:56 PM EDT
A doctor whose views on COVID-19 vaccinations drew complaints has her medical license reinstated
A doctor whose views on COVID-19 vaccinations drew complaints has her medical license reinstated

An Ohio doctor who drew national attention when she told state legislators that COVID-19 vaccines made people magnetic has had her medical license reinstated.

May 7th, 11:46 AM EDT
Money isn't enough to smooth the path for Republican candidates hoping to retake the Senate
Money isn't enough to smooth the path for Republican candidates hoping to retake the Senate

Senate Republicans are returning to a strategy they hope could neutralize their Democratic rivals' financial edge: Find rich people to run.

May 6th, 7:16 AM EDT
A look at commencement ceremonies as US campuses are roiled by protests over the Israel-Hamas war
A look at commencement ceremonies as US campuses are roiled by protests over the Israel-Hamas war

Weekend commencement ceremonies at some U.S. universities went off with few interruptions despite the national wave of protests over the Israel-Hamas war.

May 5th, 6:25 PM EDT
Senate races are roiled by campus protests over the war in Gaza as campaign rhetoric sharpens
Senate races are roiled by campus protests over the war in Gaza as campaign rhetoric sharpens

The student protest movement over the war in Gaza is roiling Senate contests in an election year when control of the chamber is at stake in November.

May 4th, 11:34 AM EDT