Employers add jobs in 37 US states last month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers added more jobs in three-quarters of U.S. states in March, led by big gains in Maryland, Ohio and New Jersey. Just 12 states shed jobs, while there was no change in South Dakota.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Can Ohio delegation help Cleveland rock for Kasich?

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio Republican delegates still think Cleveland can rock for their hosting state governor, who's counting on emerging in a contested national convention to overtake the front-runners for the presidential nomination this July.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Cops: Dad's stranger-danger test scares teens into 911 call

WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man had a friend pose as a threatening ex-convict during a test to see whether his teenagers would let a stranger into their home, prompting them to flee and call 911, police said Friday.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Lawyer: Ohio drug addict didn't plan killings of 3 women

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for an Ohio man accused of killing three women and hiding their bodies in garbage bags told jurors Friday that his client was a drug addict prone to bouts of rage and didn't plan the attacks.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS