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Prep Girls Golf: Van Buren finishes in eighth at district tourney

By SCOTT COTTOS staff writer ARLINGTON — Fog delayed the start of Monday’s Division II district golf tournament at Sycamore Springs by an hour. By the time the event ended, the season was over for area qualifiers. Along with the top three teams, bids to next...

Prep Volleyball: Van Buren, Arcadia are winners in BVC

VAN BUREN — Lindsey Shaw tallied 35 assists, nine kills and six aces to lead Van Buren’s volleyball team past Riverdale 21-25, 25-8, 25-17, 27-25 in a Blanchard Valley Conference match Monday. Adysson Miller slammed 19 kills and stuffed a pair of blocks for the Black...

Tuesday’s Scoreboard

PREP FOOTBALL Weekly AP Poll Division I 1. Cincinnati Colerain (22) 6-0 229 2. Huber Heights Wayne (1) 5-0-1 205 3. Stow-Munroe Falls (1) 6-0 167 4. Massillon Jackson 6-0 153 5. Powell Olentangy Liberty 6-0 145 6. Lakewood St. Edward (1) 5-1 127 7. Cleveland St. Ignatius 5-1 88...

Ohio Police Initiative To Get Review In Deal With Protesters

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus officials will evaluate the effectiveness of a summer police initiative as part of discussions between the city council’s president and demonstrators who have protested two fatal shootings by police in Ohio’s capital city, leaders on...

Sheriff: Suspect In Killings Helps Artist Sketch 1st Victim

MARION, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff says a man linked to the killings of four women helped a sketch artist come up with a new image of his first victim, who still hasn’t been identified. Authorities in Marion County released the sketch Monday. Shawn Grate has pleaded not...

Ohio Plans January Execution Using New 3-drug Combination

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio said it plans to resume executions in January with a new three-drug combination after an unofficial moratorium dating to early 2014 and blamed on shortages of lethal drugs. It said it will return to an approach it previously used to execute dozens of...

Sheriff: Accused Ohio Killer Helps Artist Sketch 1st Victim

MARION, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff says a man linked to the killings of four women helped a sketch artist come up with a new image of his first victim, who still hasn’t been identified. Authorities in Marion County released the sketch Monday. Shawn Grate has pleaded not...

Indiana’s Improving Defense Creating Confidence On Sideline

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Kevin Wilson made a change last week. For the first time in six seasons, he went conservative. Rather than cranking up the pace and trying to win a shootout, he asked his offense to stay patient early and his defense to keep the score close....

A Look At The Death Row Inmates Ohio Plans To Execute In ’17

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio said Monday it plans to use a new three-drug combination of lethal chemicals to execute three death row inmates in 2017. A look at the inmates and their crimes: ___ Inmate: Ronald Phillips, convicted in Summit County. Execution date: Jan. 12. Crime:...

Clarification: Death In Custody Story

CLEVELAND (AP) — In a story Oct. 1, The Associated Press reported that a judge said a medical examiner’s report shouldn’t be considered in the investigation of the death of a woman who collapsed after struggling with Cleveland police officers during a mental health...