MUNROE FALLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio policewoman can be heard on a 911 call screaming and crying as she tells the dispatcher that she shot her ex-boyfriend after he broke into her suburban Akron home and began beating her.
Thirty-year-old Kent Officer Sarah Berkey was placed on administrative leave after the fatal shooting Thursday of 29-year-old Adam Jovicic of Munroe Falls. A medical examiner says Jovicic was shot twice in the abdomen.
NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two former U.S. Army soldiers have been sentenced for stealing millions of dollars from the government while they were stationed in Saudi Arabia.
Authorities say 44-year-old Jasen Minter of Fayetteville, Georgia, and 48-year-old Louis E. Nock of Orlando, Florida, have each been sentenced to four years and nine months in prison for stealing more than $2.7 million in government funds.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers from an apple-growing region in New York have delivered 1,000 of them to Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) to protest education funding levels.
The teachers from the Finger Lakes say each of the shiny red apples represents a local teaching position unfilled because of years of underfunding for public education. They laid the baskets of apples in front of Cuomo's office Friday as a guard looked on.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's House speaker wants a state representative to apologize for invoking abortion during the debate of a group of fourth-graders' bill to name the red-tailed hawk the official state raptor.
The students drafted the measure as part of a lesson on how a bill becomes a law. As they watched the debate from the House gallery, Republican Rep. Warren Groen (GROO'-ehn) said the bird tears prey apart "limb by limb" and would be a better mascot for...