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Crosby, Beck help Ironmen roll past Scots in D2 semi, 54-38 - The Intelligencer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Desmond Crosby scored 14 points and Tervell Beck hit two big 3s — the long and short of it at 5-foot-9 and 6-8 — to lead Cleveland Central Catholic to a 54-38 win over Columbus Walnut Ridge in a Division II state semifinal on ...
Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election - The Intelligencer
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire after five terms. Reid, 75, who shepherded key Obama ...
Audit: Maryland misallocated $28.4M for health exchange - The Intelligencer
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland misallocated $28.4 million in federal money for its flawed health care exchange and should pay the money back, according to a federal audit set to be released Friday. The audit by the inspector general of the Department of ...
Tomblin OKs bill to trim safety law that followed 2014 spill - The Intelligencer
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Less than a year after signing legislation with new safeguards in response to a 2014 chemical spill that prompted a tap-water ban for 300,000 people, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed a bill Friday to trim away some of ...
The Latest: Europe aviation agency urges 2 crew in cockpits - The Intelligencer
Europe's aviation safety agency is now recommending that airlines always have two people in the cockpit of a flying aircraft. The move Friday came after it emerged that the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 had apparently locked himself alone in the ...
Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen - The Intelligencer
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led coalition widened their airstrikes on the second day of an air ...
The Not-So-Common Debate Over Common Core - The Intelligencer
Checker Fin, assistant education secretary under former President George H.W. Bush, is credited as saying: "Conservatives hate anything with the word 'national' in it, and liberals hate anything with the word 'test.'"
The Latest: French police recover remains of crash victims - The Intelligencer
French police working to recover remains from the Germanwings crash site say so far they have recovered between 400 and 600 pieces of remains from the 150 people who died in Tuesday's plane crash. Speaking from the French Alps town of Seyne-les-Alpes, Col.
Nigerian military claim to destroy Boko Haram headquarters - The Intelligencer
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military claims it has destroyed the headquarters of Boko Haram in northeastern Gwoza town and driven the insurgents from all three northeastern states that had been an extremist stronghold. It was not possible to verify ...
Hernandez's fiancee takes stand in murder case; juror leaves - The Intelligencer
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez took the stand in his murder trial Friday shortly after the judge overseeing the case dismissed a juror for personal reasons. Shayanna Jenkins was granted immunity ...
Juror dismissed in murder trial of ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez - The Intelligencer
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The judge overseeing the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has dismissed a juror for personal reasons. Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh did not elaborate Friday on why the male juror was dismissed.
Woman accused of kidnap plot created business persona online - The Intelligencer
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A woman police say concocted a plot to kill mothers and steal their babies to pass off as her own calls herself a mogul, a motivational speaker, a songwriter and one of the "kindest women you will ever meet" on her many websites.
The Latest: Hospital says it evaluated Germanwings co-pilot - The Intelligencer
A Duesseldorf hospital says the co-pilot of Germanwings flight 9525 had been a patient there over the past two months. Duesseldorf University Hospital said in a statement Friday that Andreas Lubitz last came to the hospital for "diagnostic evaluation" on ...
NY estate sale of Ulysses S. Grant's descendent being held - The Intelligencer
FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Items belonging to a great-granddaughter of President Ulysses S. Grant will be sold at an estate sale in upstate New York. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports (http://bit.ly/1BtBJS4 ) that Julia Grant Dietz's estate sale is ...
Sale of Ulysses S. Grant descendant's estate being held - The Intelligencer
FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Items belonging to the last surviving great-grandchild of Civil War general and former President Ulysses S. Grant will be sold at an estate sale outside Syracuse. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports (http://bit.ly/1BtBJS4 ...