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A photo of Ret. Lt. Col. Ronald Westbrook sits on the coffee table in his home, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in Chickamauga, Ga.   (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Suffering from Alzheimer’s, Ga. man fatally shot

CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. (AP) — The last walk that Ronald Westbrook took began as early as 1 a.m. when he slipped unnoticed from his North Georgia home with his two dogs. It ended three hours later […]

12/07/2013

Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin (32) tries to squeeze between Cleveland Cavaliers' Dion Waiters (3) and Anderson Varejao (17), from Brazil, during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Irving helps Cavaliers beat Clippers 88-82

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving, coming off the first scoreless game of his career, scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 88-82 Saturday night. Tristan Thompson added 20 points and […]

12/07/2013

Ariel Castro appears court for arraignment, charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with his allegedly holding 3 women captive for 10 years, Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo)

Consultants: Cleveland kidnapper’s death a suicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell, two corrections consultants concluded following a review of his death released Tuesday, rejecting earlier suggestions that he may […]

12/03/2013

Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

LeBron hosting Thanksgiving for Heat in Cleveland

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James will have his favorite Thanksgiving foods — turkey, yams and macaroni and cheese — on his holiday table Thursday. More importantly, that table will be surrounded by his favorite people. […]

11/26/2013

Michelle Knight, a victim, speaks during the sentencing phase for Ariel Castro, right,  Aug. 1, 2013, in Cleveland.   (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Woman held captive in Cleveland has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — One of three young women held captive for years in a Cleveland house has a book deal. Michelle Knight’s memoir is scheduled to come out next spring, publisher Weinstein Books announced […]

11/25/2013

President Barack Obama tours ArcelorMittal, a steel mill in Cleveland, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama pitches economic agenda at Ohio steel plant

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dogged by the botched enrollment launch of his health care law, President Barack Obama on Thursday sought to put the spotlight on his economic and energy agenda, touting increased automobile fuel efficiency […]

11/14/2013

Michelle Knight, a victim, speaks during the sentencing phase for Ariel Castro, right,  Aug. 1, 2013, in Cleveland.   (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ohio kidnap survivor recounts abuse, dog’s killing

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of three women held for a decade in a Cleveland home says kidnapper Ariel Castro chained and raped her, struck her with a barbell to force a miscarriage when she became […]

11/05/2013

In this Oct. 12, 2013 photo, bride Sarah Nagy begins to cry as she is escorted by her father, Scott, down the aisle during her wedding ceremony in Strongsville, Ohio.  (AP Photo/The Plain Dealer, John Kuntz)

Dad dies after giving away bride from gurney

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio cancer patient has died less than three weeks after attending his daughter’s wedding on a gurney to fulfill his promise to walk her down the aisle. A spokesman for University […]

10/30/2013

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight (l-r) in their YouTube video thanking the public for their support.

Ohio kidnapping survivors are working on book

NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the three women held captive for a decade in a Cleveland house are collaborating with a Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Washington Post reporters for a planned book about their […]

10/21/2013

Vincent van Gogh's "The Bedroom at Arles," on display at The Phillips Collection in Washington. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Van Gogh’s artistic ‘repetitions’ featured in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vincent van Gogh’s various versions of some of his well-known paintings are featured in the first major exhibit of his artwork in Washington in 15 years at The Phillips Collection. “Van Gogh […]

10/11/2013

Ariel Castro looks over at the prosecutors table during court proceedings Friday, July 26, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Auto-erotic asphyxiation possible in Castro death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro may have died from auto-erotic asphyxiation, not suicide, and two prison guards falsified logs documenting their observation of him in the hours before he died, the state […]

10/10/2013

Ariel Castro looks over at the prosecutors table during court proceedings Friday, July 26, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Final report: Cleveland kidnapper killed self

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coroner’s final report confirms Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro died by hanging himself in his prison cell. The report by Franklin County Coroner Jan Gorniak (GOR’-nee-ak) says Castro […]

10/07/2013

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