5-year Sentence For Man In Ohio Slave Labor Case

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A judge has handed a five-year prison term to the first of four people to be sentenced for participating in the enslavement of a mentally disabled woman held for two years with her young child in Ohio. Daniel Brown pleaded guilty last year to a single...

Browns Sign TE Jim Dray To 3-year Deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — On Day 3 of free agency, the Browns added a tight end and moved closer to filling the slot receiver position Cleveland signed tight end Jim Dray on Thursday to a three-year, $5.62 million contract, with $2.25 million in the first season. The 6-foot-5, 255-pounder...

2 Men Sentenced In Ohio Tax Fraud Case

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two men from Zimbabwe (zeem-BAH’-bway) charged with using the identities of hundreds of Americans to file false tax returns in a Cincinnati-based scheme have been sentenced. Tawanda Marimbire (tuh-WAHN’-duh mer-ehm-BEER’-ay) was sentenced to...

No. 24 Ohio State Holds Off Purdue 63-61

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LaQuinton Ross scored 19 points and Aaron Craft finished with 16 on Thursday, helping No. 24 Ohio State hang on for a 63-61 victory over Purdue in the Big Ten tournament. The win sent the defending tourney champs into Friday’s quarterfinals against...
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Review: ‘Rocky’ predictable until it gets puzzling

AP Photo/Matthew Murphy NEW YORK (AP) — A new drinking game comes to Broadway thanks to the musical “Rocky.” Here are the rules: Take a shot every time Rocky says “Yo, Adrian.” If you get to intermission without passing out, you win. The puzzling...

No. 24 OHIO ST. 63, PURDUE 61

T. Johnson 4-12 1-3 10, R. Johnson 5-10 2-5 12, Hammons 7-12 1-1 15, Stephens 2-7 5-5 10, Davis 1-5 2-2 4, Smotherman 1-2 0-0 2, Scott 1-3 0-0 2, Peck 3-6 0-0 6, Carroll 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-58 11-16 61. Craft 6-16 4-6 16, Ross 8-21 3-3 19, Thompson 3-9 1-2 7, A. Williams 2-5 2-4...

Snyder’s 21 Lead West Holmes Girls Past SVSM 49-45

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Laina (LAY’-nuh) Snyder, a first-team Associated Press All-Ohioan, had 21 points and 12 rebounds and Alex Brown hit two late free throws to help top-ranked Millersburg West Holmes beat Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary 49-45 on Thursday in a Division 2 state...

Sanford Scores 23, Dayton Beats Fordham At A-10

NEW YORK (AP) — Vee Sanford tied a career high with 23 points off the bench on a perfect shooting day, and Dayton beat Fordham 87-74 on Thursday in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament in another boost to the Flyers’ NCAA tournament hopes. Fifth-seeded Dayton has...

Obama orders review of US deportation practices

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has ordered a review of U.S. deportation practices to see whether immigration enforcement can be more humane. Obama met Thursday with leaders of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to discuss efforts to overhaul...
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Jet aborts takeoff after gear failure in Philly

A damaged US Airways jet lies at the end of a runway at the Philadelphia International Airport, Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Philadelphia. Airline officials said the flight was heading to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., when the pilot was forced to abort takeoff around 6:30 p.m., after...