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Indians Rally With 2 In 7th To Beat Red Sox 3-2

BOSTON (AP) — Jason Kipnis had three hits and the Cleveland Indians rallied with two runs in the seventh inning on Saturday to beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 and snap a four-game losing streak. Asdrubal Cabrera and Michael Brantley each had a pair of hits for Cleveland, which had...

Mat Latos Set To Make Season Debut For Reds

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have activated pitcher Mat Latos from the 60-day DL to start Saturday against the Milwaukee Brewers. Latos will make his 2014 debut after right elbow and left knee surgeries kept him out to open the season. Latos was 2-0 with a 2.33 ERA in...

Ohio Woman Sentenced For Grandchild Abuse

LOGAN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who shoved what she said were underwear soiled with feces into her 11-year-old granddaughter’s mouth as punishment for stepping on her injured foot has been sentenced to prison. A secret cellphone video recorded by her 13-year-old sister...

Ohio Judge Sides With Vets In Raffle Dispute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has declined to dismiss a lawsuit in a long-running feud over the legality of electronic raffle machines operated by veterans and fraternal organizations. The recent ruling by Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Stephen L. McIntosh is...

Man Found Not Guilty Of Charlotte Bar Fight Death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man has been found not guilty of fatally shoving another man into the path of a car during a fight at a Charlotte bar. A jury on Friday found 25-year-old Kenan Gay not guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Robert Kingston of Columbus, Ohio....

Ex-Ohio Health Director Joins Trade Association

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state’s former health director has joined a trade association representing community health centers. Dr. Theodore Wymyslo (WIMZ’-loh) stepped down in February from the Ohio Department of Health, saying he planned to return to private medical...

Ohio Couple Celebrates 72 Happy Years Of Marriage

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple in their 90s who recently celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary say they’re still happy together and can’t recall having any arguments over the years. Charles and Opal Townsend of the village of Buchtel (BOOK’-tuhl) in...

Ohio College Honors ‘Freedom Summer’ Volunteers

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jim Kates and hundreds of other civil rights activists who gathered at an Ohio college campus in June 1964 to prepare for registering blacks for voting in Mississippi were warned to expect beatings and even death in the Southern hotbed of anti-integration...

Ohio’s Jordan: No Plans To Seek House Leadership

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — An influential Ohio conservative says he has no plans to seek a leadership position in Congress after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s surprise primary loss to a tea party-backed upstart. U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, an Urbana Republican, tells The...

McKinley Desk Donated For Display At Ohio Museum

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A small desk that was passed down to President William McKinley by his mother and kept at the White House while he lived there has been donated to the National First Ladies’ Library in northeast Ohio. The archives director tells The Repository newspaper...