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Latos Scratched From Rehab Start, Bell Goes To DL

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cincinnati scratched pitcher Mat Latos from an injury rehabilitation start due to right elbow irritation and placed reliever Trevor Bell on the 15-day disabled list with an aching right elbow. The Reds also activated right-hander Jonathan Broxton from the...

Suspect In Dayton Police Shooting Killed Himself

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio say a man suspected in the disappearance of a woman and child fatally shot himself during a confrontation with officers, including one who fired at him. Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl (BEEL) says a coroner ruled after an autopsy...

Funding Cut Threat For Ballots To Be Eliminated

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Counties that mail out absentee ballots in violation of state law would no longer face the threat of losing funding after a committee in the GOP-led Ohio House announced that it planned to remove language from Gov. John Kasich’s midterm budget Tuesday...

Ohio County May Mail Ballot Applications, Defy Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Leaders in Ohio’s largest county have voted to assert home-rule powers and mail unsolicited, absentee-ballot applications to registered voters there if the state doesn’t do so. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Council approved the...
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Braun hits 3 homers, Brewers beat Phillies 10-4

AP Photo/Chris Szagola PHILADELPHIA (AP) — All Ryan Braun needed to shake his slump was a trip to Philadelphia. Braun hit three home runs and tied a franchise record with seven RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-4 victory Tuesday, spoiling the Phillies’ home...

Barge capsizes on Mississippi River; 2 missing

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Mississippi River barge overturned while unloading steel coils in northeast Arkansas on Tuesday, and authorities were searching for two people who fell into the water and went missing. The Coast Guard closed part of the river where it was...

Robertson Named New Commissioner Of WCHA

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Western Collegiate Hockey Association has named Bill Robertson its new commissioner. The league announced Tuesday that Robertson has accepted a multi-year agreement with the WCHA. The 53-year-old St. Paul native succeeds Bruce McLeod, who has served as...

Umpire John Hirschbeck’s Son Dies

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the second time, veteran major league baseball umpire John Hirschbeck has lost a son. Michael Hirschbeck has died of unknown causes. No immediate details were available. Hirschbeck had been scheduled to work the interleague series between Cleveland and the...
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UConn leads Notre Dame 45-28 at half of title game

AP Photo/John Bazemore NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis each scored 14 points to help Connecticut move closer to knocking off Notre Dame in the first NCAA championship showdown between undefeated teams as the Huskies took a 45-38 halftime...

Ohio Panel Weighs Tweaks To Midterm Budget Bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio legislative panel is considering additional changes to a midterm budget bill that sends more money to family and children services and bolsters efforts to combat drug abuse, along with making other updates to state law. The Republican-dominated House...