CHICAGO (AP) - The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's deeply insulted by a Fox News host's "attack" on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. Political commentator Laura Ingraham criticized the three-time NBA champion for his recent comments about social issues, suggesting he should "shut up and dribble." Jackson on Monday praised James for saying he'll continue to "talk about what's really important" and says James' "slam dunk for justice is needed."
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Police say a gun-wielding Ohio pastor and two family members robbed a Sunday school teacher at their church. The Blade newspaper reports that St. Paul's AME pastor Anthony Morris, wife Zelda Morris and 19-year-old daughter Kamali Morris are charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, a first-degree felony.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's Republican governor says now is the time for "common sense" on gun control, after years of touting his gun ownership rights credentials. John Kasich's political web site no longer headlines his views as "Defending the Second Amendment." It was changed after he appeared on CNN urging leadership from the president on the issue.
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) - Police say a 46-year-old man has died in southwest Ohio after he was knocked backward off a bar's stage. Middletown police say John Fugate died at a hospital in Dayton after he hit his head on the concrete floor early Saturday. Police Maj. Scott Reeve tells the Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News that initial investigation indicates that Fugate was punched.
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