Steve Zagar, an officer with the Fairlawn Police Department, is thankful to be alive. He suffered a heart attack last Saturday at an event where he was surrounded by medically trained professionals. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
WASHINGTON: Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was 79.