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Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters announces murder and manslaughter charges against University of Cincinnati police Officer Ray Tensing, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Cincinnati.

Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters announces murder and manslaughter charges against University of Cincinnati police Officer Ray Tensing, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Cincinnati.

Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic-stop shooting

By The Associated Press

CINCINNATI — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on murder charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday, adding that the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."

Hamilton ...

News

U.N. Security Council members vote on a draft resolution in the Security Council and vetoed by Russia, that would have created a tribunal to prosecute those found responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo)

Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

UNITED NATIONS — Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute th ...

Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, accompanied by Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, center, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (AP Photo)

Carter: Successful Iran nuclear deal better than strike

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that the U.S. armed forces stand ready to confront Iran, but told lawmakers that a succ ...

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio (AP Photo)

Boehner calls challenge by Republican 'no big deal'

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner brushed aside a challenge to his tenure on Wednesday as the work of a lone dissident Republican amountin ...

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5 college institutions removed from negative credit watch

BATON ROUGE — With deep budget cuts dodged by Louisiana's public colleges, national credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has removed five ...


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Sports

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SEC believes defense is not a lost art

Maybe panic has set in.

But the 14 teams of the Southeastern Conference

will have eight new defensive coordinators this football season — nine ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Stability's not SLC's only issue

It seems more rare than it actually is, but the same 11 schools that participated in last year’s Southland Conference Media

Day are back for th ...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady warms up before the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game against the Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Ariz. (Associated Press)

Brady's suspension upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

NEW YORK — Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship

game last season has been ...

(Rick Hickman/American Press)

Talent will be on display

Editor’s note: This series is a reporters’ roundtable on local high school sports topics, featuring Warren Arceneaux, Troy

LaFleur and Rh ...


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Scene

A plush “Cat in the Hat” toy is displayed next to “What Pet Should I Get?,” the latest book by Dr. Seuss. The book, released 24 years after the author’s death, includes the same pair of siblings featured in Seuss’s 1960 classic “One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.” (Associated Press)

Dr. Seuss book explores what came before 'One Fish Two Fish'

HANOVER, N.H. — Move over mockingbirds and watchmen. There's a new Yent in a tent in town.

Dr. Seuss' new book, "What Pet Should I Get?", featu ...

Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of his thanked fans for his support through a series of tweets this weekend after being released from Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (Associated Press)

Hulk Hogan takes to Twitter after WWE cuts ties

NEW YORK — Hulk Hogan is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. cutting ties with him

amid a report that the ...

Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of his thanked fans for his support through a series of tweets this weekend after being released from Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (Associated Press)

Hulk Hogan takes to Twitter after WWE cuts ties

NEW YORK — Hulk Hogan is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. cutting ties with him

amid a report that the ...

Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of his thanked fans for his support through a series of tweets this weekend after being released from Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (Associated Press)

Hulk Hogan takes to Twitter after WWE cuts ties

NEW YORK — Hulk Hogan is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. cutting ties with him

amid a report that the ...


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