Winter thaw triggers sap run in maple country

WEST TOPSHAM, Vt. (AP) — A winter thaw in the Northeast has triggered sap to flow in maple trees, launching an early start to the syrup season for some producers in parts of New England who have already decided to tap their trees.

  • Written by LISA RATHKE, Associated Press

Man charged in death of 16-month old girl in Ohio

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man has been charged with child endangering in a 16-month-old girl's death that a coroner has ruled a homicide.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS