Money Manziel: Browns Agree To Contract Terms

CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Football has some NFL money to rub between his fingers. Johnny Manziel agreed to a contract with the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday, becoming the fourth of the team’s six draft picks to do so. Terms were not immediately available. The former Heisman...

8 Hospitalized After Chlorine Leak At School Pool

KENT, Ohio (AP) — A fire official says six children and two adults were taken to hospitals from a northeast Ohio school for the developmentally disabled after an excessive amount of chlorine leaked into a swimming pool. Lt. Patrick Edwards of the Kent Fire Department says two...

Ohio Attorney Sentenced For Theft From Elderly

EATON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general says an attorney convicted of stealing from western Ohio residents while acting as their guardian has been sentenced to prison. Attorney General Mike DeWine says 38-year-old James Thomas Jr., of Brookville, was sentenced Tuesday in...

State: Tanker No Longer Leaking Chemical In Ohio

SIDNEY, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says a tanker is no longer leaking anhydrous ammonia, though evacuations continue and part of Interstate 75 remains shut down in western Ohio. State EPA spokeswoman Dina (DEEN’-ah) Pierce says the highway closure...

Frontier League

___ Washington at Lake Erie, 7:05 p.m. River City at Schaumburg, 7:30 p.m. Southern Illinois at Gateway, 8:05 p.m. Normal at Joliet, 8:05 p.m. Frontier at Rockford, 8:05 p.m. Florence at Windy City, 8:05 p.m. Florence at Windy City, 11:35 a.m. River City at Schaumburg, 12 p.m....

Manziel Gets Paid, Agrees To Contract With Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have agreed to terms with quarterback Johnny Manziel on his rookie contract. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. The Browns moved up in May’s NFL draft to select the popular and polarizing Manziel in the first round with...

Lawsuit Seeks Protection For Kirtland’s Snake

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An environmental group is suing the federal government over its delay in extending protection to a rare Midwestern snake. The Center for Biological Diversity filed its lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. It involves the...

State Rep. Mallory Named In Ohio Ethics Probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Another state lawmaker has been identified as a subject of an ongoing investigation into lobbying by the payday lending industry. State Rep. Dale Mallory, a Cincinnati Democrat, faces possible ethics violations in a probe led by Ohio’s legislative...
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Police: Priest killed with gun owned by colleague

Gary Moran is seen in this June 16, 2014 booking photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriffs Office. Moran is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder, burglary and armed robbery, among others charges in the killing of a Roman Catholic priest and the beating of a second...
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3 inmates set to die; previous execution botched

FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2014 file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is John E. Winfield. Winfield, who faces execution one minute after midnight Wednesday, June 18, 2014, is one of three set to die this week as states move ahead with plans to carry out...