In Afghan-American community, attack elicits horror, sorrow

FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — In this Northern California city where people can buy prayer flags at the dollar store, fresh-baked Afghan bread at corner markets and feast on beef kabobs in "little Kabul's" many restaurants, Afghan-Americans are angry.

  • Written by KRISTIN J. BENDER, Associated Press

Mayor organizes neighborhood meetings after fatal shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus mayor has directed community relations staff to meet with neighbors and clergy following the fatal shooting of a man by two plainclothes officers who said the man opened fire on them.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Court: Ohio must refund tax penalty to congressman, wife

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Supreme Court has directed the state tax commissioner to refund a nearly $360,000 penalty to a Republican congressman and his wife who delayed paying tax on income earned by a trust because they relied on an earlier legal interpretation that put the tax on the trust.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS