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Discovery of bones enters next investigative phase

Investigators are trying to find out if bones found at a state park in Mercer County, Ohio are human and now that they’re finished collecting evidence, an expert will make a determination.

This photo provided by the Woodford County Detention Center shows Ronald Exantus who was arrested in association with the breaking into a home in Versailles, Ky., Monday, Dec. 7, 2015.  (Woodford County Detention Center via AP)

Man pleads not guilty in Kentucky boy’s stabbing death

A grand jury charged Ronald Exantus of Indiana last month with murder, first-degree burglary, two counts of second-degree assault and one count of fourth-degree assault. He’s accused of fatally stabbing Logan Dean Tipton while the child was sleeping.

A woman walks along a path as clouds hang over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in Emeryville, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Drought stricken California welcomes El Nino’s storms

El Ninos usually bring heavy rains to California, although it remains to be seen whether people should expect anything like a repeat of 1997 and 1998, when storms killed 17 people, wiped out crops, washed out highways and pushed houses down hillsides.