Capitol plot suspect appears competent; Nov. 1 trial set

CINCINNATI (AP) — A suburban Cincinnati man, the beard and long hair he had when arrested gone, has been calling himself again by his birth name and appears competent to stand trial on charges that he plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group, according to testimony Monday.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

911 caller won't be charged in Ohio Wal-Mart police shooting

A 911 caller won't be charged for reporting a man waving a gun in a Wal-Mart store before police fatally shot the shopper, who'd picked up an air rifle from a shelf, a special prosecutor said Monday.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Adoptee's search opens new world

MAPLE SHADE, N.J. (AP) — Wendy Marano couldn't answer the basic questions about her biological identity. Did breast cancer run in her family? Did she have any close family members with high cholesterol, or diabetes, or heart disease?

  • Written by KIM MULFORD, Courier-Post of Cherry Hill

Plan delays Ohio renewable energy targets another 3 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An as-yet-to-be-introduced bill that would extend a freeze on Ohio's renewable-energy requirements for an additional three years is already drawing opposition.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent