Browns Take CB Pierre Desir In 4th Round

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Sticking to their draft strategy, the Cleeland Browns selected cornerback Pierre Desir from Lindenwood, a Division II school in Missouri, in the fourth round of the NFL draft. Desir was taken with overall No. 127 pick, one of just two selections the Browns had...

Ohio Man Gets 11 Years In Domestic Violence Case

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of attempted rape, kidnapping and domestic violence stemming from incidents involving his wife. The jury found 33-year-old Carl Cherryholmes of Lancaster guilty in January of...
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Dozens of protesters ride in off-limits canyon

In this April 24, 2014 photo, Pueblo III-period cliff dwellings created by the Anasazi or Ancestral Puebloan peoples between 1150 and 1300 A.D. in Recapture Canyon near Blanding in Utah. The Bureau of Land Management closed it to motorized use in 2007. Recapture Canyon is home to...

U. of Richmond athletic official was on Va balloon

DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — A family spokeswoman says a University of Richmond women’s basketball team staff member was one of two passengers on a hot air balloon that crashed in Virginia. Family spokeswoman Julie Snyder told The Associated Press on Saturday that Natalie...

New Bengals CB Dennard Tried To Learn From Revis

CINCINNATI (AP) — Darqueze Dennard has studied NFL cornerbacks, trying to borrow some of their techniques and moves to improve his game. One in particular stood out as a kindred spirit in pass coverage. He admires three-time All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis, who signed with New...

Ohio Man Sues Over 2 Taser Shots To The Eye

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against a sheriff’s deputy and state trooper, accusing them of using excessive force after he was shot in the eye with a Taser stun gun. Twenty-four-year-old Matthew David Kelly of Harrison filed the...
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Marathon survivor, rescuer address grads in Boston

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, left, and spectator Carlos Arredondo react after both received honorary degrees during commencement ceremonies for Fisher College in Boston, Saturday, May 10, 2014. Bauman lost his legs in the attack. Bauman and Arrendondo, who saved...

Ohio Teacher Quits Over Catholic Contract

CINCINNATI (AP) — A veteran Catholic school teacher in Cincinnati whose son is gay is quitting in protest of a new controversial contract specifying violations of church doctrine. Molly Shumate is the first known teacher of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s more than 2,200...

Search continues for 3rd body in Va. balloon crash

DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — A second body was recovered Saturday from the crash of a hot air balloon carrying three that drifted into a power line and burst into flames in front of hundreds of horrified spectators. More than 100 searchers were called in to scour the woods and...
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Led Zeppelin’s Page honored at Berklee graduation

AP Photo/Winslow Townson BOSTON (AP) — Former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has been honored with a doctoral degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Page delivered the commencement address Saturday to nearly 900 graduates of the private college known for its...