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Ohio company wins rights to shipwreck's gold
CINCINNATI — A fugitive treasure hunter’s company has lost its bid to stop deep-sea explorers from bringing up gold and other artifacts from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857 and has been the subject of legal fights for nearly 30 years.

Published 13 minutes ago
Portman would consider run for president
CINCINNATI — Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday he has definite plans to run in 2016 — at least for re-election. Whether he decides to aim higher, he said, will depend on the field of presidential candidates and the issues they campaign on.

Published 42 minutes ago
Mich. police seize exotic animals
WARREN, Mich. — Police in suburban Detroit have seized a number of exotic animals including ring-tailed lemurs after one of the rare mammals was spotted roaming in a neighborhood.

Published 1 hour ago
Possible compromise emerges on border request
WASHINGTON — Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the southern border.

Published 2 hours ago
State: Mich. boy found in basement was abused
DETROIT — A 12-year-old Detroit boy found in his basement after a widely publicized 11-day search was abused by his father and stepmother and forced to rise before dawn for intense workouts of 100 pushups and even more situps, according to Michigan’s child-welfare agency.

Published 3 hours ago
Tons of pot seized in Calif. traffic stop
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Police in Central California said Thursday they seized more than 3 tons of packaged marijuana after pulling over a U-Haul driver who ran a red light.

Updated 3 hours ago
Condemned Ohio killer's death sentence upheld
COLUMBUS — A divided Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who fatally stabbed his girlfriend’s business partner in an argument over a forged check.

Updated 3 hours ago
State releases report on April boating tragedy
OAK HARBOR, Ohio — Investigators say the cause of the April 16 boating incident that claimed the lives of four people on Lake Erie is inconclusive, according to a final report issued by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. 

Published 3 hours ago
2 Denver clerks to issue gay marriage licenses
DENVER — Denver’s clerk said Thursday she will join her counterpart in Boulder in issuing marriage licenses to gay couples after a judge said the liberal college town’s clerk could keep doing so in defiance of Colorado’s gay-marriage ban.

Updated 4 hours ago
FitzGerald campaigns in Toledo
Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic candidate for governor in the Nov. 4 election, brought his campaign to Toledo today, attacking the current administration‘‍s policies that he said hurt small business.