State Warns Ohio Residents Of Winter Flooding Risk

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is warning Ohioans to beware the potential of floods as temperatures increase and snow turns to rain. The Ohio Emergency Management Agency says a small amount of rain combined with heavy snow accumulation can cause flooding in some areas. The...

‘Gravity,’ ’12 Years a Slave’ up for UK film glory

AP Photo/Jonathan Short LONDON (AP) — Can “American Hustle” or “12 Years a Slave” defy “Gravity”? David O. Russell’s con-artist caper and Steve McQueen’s unflinching tale of slavery are hoping to unseat the sci-fi front-runner...

Swiss nationalists want swift limit to immigration

GENEVA (AP) — The nationalist Swiss People’s Party has called on the government to swiftly limit immigration from Eastern Europe to prevent a mass influx of foreigners this summer. The demand by the People Party president, Toni Brunner, comes a week after voters...

Samkova streaks to gold in women’s snowboardcross

AP Photo/Andy Wong KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic dominated women’s snowboardcross on Sunday, posting three wire-to-wire victories on her way to Olympic gold. The 20-year-old Samkova was easily the fastest in qualifying and never...

Defend champ Yuna Kim taking Olympics like a job

AP Photo/Darron Cummings SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Defending champion Yuna Kim of South Korea seems to be approaching these Olympics like a job. Her business-like approach at practice Sunday in the Iceberg was not particularly satisfying for the 2010 women’s figure skating...

Johnny Depp honored at makeup and hair awards

AP Photo/Vince Bucci LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an awards season that seems to have a ceremony for every facet of filmmaking, the Make-up and Hair Stylists Guild awards returned after a 10-year hiatus with an award for Johnny Depp. The actor received the first ever distinguished...

Slovenia F Kovacevic suspended for hit on Kopecky

AP Photo/Mark Humphrey SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Forward Sabahudin Kovacevic has been suspended for Slovenia’s next Olympic hockey game for his hit on Slovakia’s Tomas Kopecky. The Olympic men’s tournament disciplinary panel suspended Kovacevic on Sunday, a few...

No. 22 OHIO ST. 48, ILLINOIS 39

Ross 3-8 2-2 9, Thompson 2-7 0-0 4, A. Williams 0-3 0-0 0, Craft 5-6 3-5 14, Smith Jr. 1-4 2-2 4, Loving 3-7 2-2 8, Scott 1-6 0-2 2, Della Valle 2-4 0-0 5, McDonald 1-2 0-2 2. Totals 18-47 9-15 48. Hill 1-3 0-0 2, Egwu 3-7 0-0 6, Abrams 4-12 2-2 13, Rice 4-10 2-2 11, Nunn 2-7 0-0...

Treadwell Leads Akron Past Northern Illinois 62-54

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Demetrius Treadwell scored 25 points, on 9-of-12 shooting, and pulled down 10 rebounds as Akron took over sole possession of first place of the Mid-American Conference’s East Division with a 62-54 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday night. Akron (17-8,...

No. 22 Ohio State Shuts Down Illinois, 48-39

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Aaron Craft scored 14 points and No. 22 Ohio State held Illinois to 28.3 percent shooting on the way to a scrappy 48-39 win on Saturday. Craft picked up two early fouls and spent two long stretches on the bench. But he was still the Buckeyes’ best...