Shooting, ambulance crash leave 7 people injured in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities now say seven people were injured in a chain of events that started with a double shooting and included the crash of an ambulance transporting one of the shooting victims to a hospital.


UPDATE: Lawyer for Turkey refers Ohio charter schools to auditor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group of U.S. charter schools in Ohio started by the followers of a reclusive Muslim cleric engaged in improper business relationships, a lawyer for the Turkish government alleges in a complaint filed Tuesday seeking a state investigation.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

Buyers beware: Historic lighthouses come with costs

PORT AUSTIN REEF LIGHT, Mich. (AP) — When Lou Schillinger and his volunteer cadre began restoring an 1890s lighthouse more than two miles off the Michigan shore in Lake Huron's Saginaw Bay, they first needed to remove 30 years' accumulation of gull and pigeon feces whose depth measured in feet rather than inches.

  • Written by ROGER SCHNEIDER, Associated Press