Price Wins Managerial Debut, Reds Top Indians 8-3

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Bryan Price won in his managerial debut, Ryan Ludwick and Joey Votto singled home runs, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Cleveland Indians 8-3 on Wednesday. Price was elevated from pitching coach to manager when the Reds fired Dusty Baker after last season...

Findlay police report scam

The Findlay Police Department is warning area residents about a scam by people who are collecting donations. On its Facebook page, the Police Department said people, who said they were athletes from Elmwood High School in Wood County, were collecting funds for a dying teacher at...

2013-14 AP Eastern All-District Boys, Girls Teams

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — GIRLS DIVISION I First Team: Alexus Grimmett, Zanesville, 5-8, sr., 13.3; Jaida Carter, New Philadelphia, 5-7, jr., 14.0; Devyn Bonner, Zanesville, 5-10, soph., 11.7; Tori Moreland, New Philadelphia, 6-1, jr., 11.5; Monica Crossley, Dresden Tri-Valley, 5-11,...

Bus Driver Shooting Probed As Possible Hate Crime

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities said Wednesday that they are investigating whether the shooting of a bus driver who said a book of Bible verses in his pocket helped stop two bullets could have been a hate crime. Bus driver Rickey Wagoner, who is white, told Dayton police that he...

Carl Pavano Retires After 14 Major League Seasons

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Pitcher Carl Pavano is retiring after 14 major league seasons. The 38-year-old right-hander didn’t pitch after June 1 in 2012 because of a strained right shoulder. His spleen was removed in January 2013 after he was injured when he fell in the snow...

Reds 8, Indians 3

E_C.Nelson (1), T.Barnhart (1), Y.Gomes (1). DP_Cincinnati 1, Cleveland 3. LOB_Cincinnati 9, Cleveland 3. 2B_Heisey (1), Raburn (1). 3B_D.Lutz (1). HR_Heisey (1). SB_B.Hamilton (1), R.Santiago (1), E.Gonzalez (1). CS_Phillips (1). SF_C.Nelson, Rohlinger. Umpires_Home, Alan...

Ohio Calamity-day Bill Hits Snag; Debate Continues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers are hung up over how many extra calamity days to give Ohio schools this year after hazardous winter weather. The House rejected Senate changes to a bill Wednesday, sending it to a negotiating conference committee after the two chambers failed...

Ohio House Passes New Provisional Ballot Rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has passed a bill setting forth when provisional ballots are counted in the political swing state and what it takes to cast one. Provisional ballots include those cast when voters don’t bring proper ID to the polls or cast them in the...

Calamity-day Bill Clears Ohio Senate After Changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio senators have unanimously passed a bill to let schools take up to four additional calamity days this year, with teachers reporting on one. But first, districts must use four contingency days. It was unclear how the House, which passed an earlier...

Mayor Duggan: ‘The change in Detroit is real’

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan delivers his first State of the City address, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan delivers his first State of the City address, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Detroit...