Ohio boy severely injured in pool accident is asked to dance


MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Alexis Taylor saw something in Marty Ary that the surgeons missed 13 years ago when he was severely handicapped after nearly drowning in an above ground swimming pool.

  • Written by RICK MCCRABB, The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News

Appeals court puts hold on regulation protecting waterways

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday blocked an Obama administration rule that attempts to clarify which small streams, wetlands and other waterways the government can shield from pollution and development.

  • Written by JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer

Ohio leaves response plans for campus shooters to colleges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio University student Gabby Bacha knows how to react if there's an "active shooter" on campus — when to run or stack desks against a classroom door, even what to do if a weapon is wrestled away — thanks to a training program put on by the school's police department.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press