Officials: Central Ohio Mumps Outbreak Reaches 339

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Public health officials say a mumps outbreak in central Ohio has reached 339 cases across three counties. Columbus health officials on Friday reported the running total of the cases of the contagious viral illness, with 199 of those linked to Ohio State...

Browns Select OT Bitonio In NFL Draft

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have taken Nevada offensive tackle Joel Bitonio with the No. 35 overall pick in the NFL draft on Friday night. The team had been expected to take a wide receiver in the second round after ESPN reported that Pro Bowler Josh Gordon has failed...
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Darvish 1 out shy of no-no, Rangers rout Red Sox

AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yu Darvish came within one out of a no-hitter for the second time, giving up only a ninth-inning single to David Ortiz in the Texas Rangers’ 8-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Darvish took a perfect...

Reports: Hot-air balloon catches fire in Virginia

DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a hot-air balloon has possibly caught fire and crashed in Virginia and three people are unaccounted for. Several local news media outlets quoted Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller as saying that authorities received a...

Roby Glad To Join Super Bowl Contender In Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Bradley Roby’s slip down the draft board surely will cost him a few million dollars. He swears he doesn’t care. The star cornerback from Ohio State said he’s glad he’s going to play for the AFC champion Denver Broncos and not a...

Bruce Off Crutches, Out Of Pain

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce was on hand to greet his Cincinnati teammates when they returned home Friday. The Reds right fielder wasn’t able to travel with them to Boston after arthroscopic surgery Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. He is expected to miss...

911 Calls Released In Ohio VA Hospital Shooting

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Emergency calls from a shooting at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Ohio indicate a relatively calm response to the attack, which wounded one man. In one call released Friday a VA police officer tells a dispatcher of an “active shooter” situation and...

Express Scripts To Lay Off 290 Ohio Employees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Express Scripts plans to cut 290 jobs at its Columbus facility as part of a national staff reduction. The positions represent about 8 percent of the prescription-plan manager’s Ohio workforce. All told, the St. Louis-based company plans to eliminate...

Gabe’s coming to former Home Depot store site

Gabe’s, which describes itself as a fashion retailer, will open a store this summer at the former Home Depot store, 1981 Tiffin Ave., Gabriel Bros. reported. Other reports are that more retail stores are on the way. But the owner of the property, Isaac Property Company, of...

Correction: Schools-Immigration Status-Glance

In a story May 8, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Education Department, incorrectly reported that 14 school districts were being investigated for possible violations under a Supreme Court ruling that children brought into the U.S. illegally are guaranteed...