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Cleveland Only Ohio City In Bid For GOP Convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cleveland remains the only Ohio city in contention to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, after Cincinnati formally withdrew its bid. The Republican National Committee made the announcement Thursday, paring down its list from six to four. The other...

Las Vegas, Cincinnati Drop Out For GOP Convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Luck has run out for Las Vegas’ push to bring the Republican Party’s next presidential nominating convention to Sin City. Cincinnati also has withdrawn from the list of possible hosts. The remaining potential sites are Dallas, Denver, Cleveland, and...

2 Ohio School Officials Get Prison In Theft Case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has sentenced a former school superintendent to a year in prison on charges that he and another official took bribes from the operator of a childcare center renting space from their suburban Cleveland school district. Fifty-two-year-old Robert Moore was...
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Domestic violence charge declined in kidnap case

In this Tuesday, May 20, 2014, photo released by the Santa Ana Police Department, shows suspect Isidro Garcia, age 41 of Bell Gardens, Calif. who was arrested in Santa Ana, Calif. Garcia allegedly kidnapped a 15-year-old girl in Santa Ana in 2004 then repeatedly physically and...

Indians Add House And Lowe; Put McAllister On DL

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have recalled left-hander T.J. House from Triple-A Columbus and purchased the contract of right-hander Mark Lowe from the same minor league club. Cleveland also placed right-hander Zach McAllister on the 15-day disabled list with a lower...

Bengals Sign Alabama QB McCarron

CINCINNATI (AP) — Alabama star quarterback A.J. McCarron signed Thursday with the Cincinnati Bengals. A fifth-round selection, McCarron led the Crimson Tide to two national championships, setting several school passing records. But his arm strength was questioned by many pro...

Adorable bear cub charms police in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in southern Oregon held an unlikely suspect overnight: an adorable black bear cub. Myrtle Creek Police Chief Don Brown says a teen boy and his parents dropped off the cub in a large plastic storage bin at the police station Monday. The teen...

2 Ohio Men Convicted In Alleged Iraqi Money Scheme

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A jury has convicted two Ohio businessmen on federal charges in an alleged multimillion-dollar fraud scheme involving the sale of Iraqi currency and nonexistent hedge funds. Sixty-six-year-old Bradford Huebner (HEEB’-nur) of Ottawa Hills was convicted...

2 Ohio Men Convicted In Alleged Iraqi Money Scheme

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A jury has convicted two Ohio businessmen on federal charges in an alleged multimillion-dollar fraud scheme involving the sale of Iraqi currency and nonexistent hedge funds. Sixty-six-year-old Bradford Huebner (HEEB’-nur) of Ottawa Hills was convicted...

Great Lakes Get More Funding In Senate Water Bill

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — At least 10 percent of all federal funding for harbor improvement projects will go to the Great Lakes region under newly approved congressional legislation. The requirement is part of the $12.3 billion Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which...