The Latest: Man, Son Get Life For Chaining, Raping Girl

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a father and son convicted of shackling, raping girl (all times local): 6 p.m. A judge has sentenced a father and son to life in prison after a jury in Ohio convicted them of repeatedly shackling a teen in their basement and raping her and...

Man, Son Guilty Of Shackling, Raping Girl Who Escaped House

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A jury in Ohio has convicted a father and son of repeatedly shackling a teen in their basement and raping her and another girl who lived with them. Jurors on Friday convicted Timothy Ciboro (SIH’-bohr-oh) and his 28-year-old son, Esten Ciboro, on charges...

Woman Accused Of Taping Her Toddler Son To Wall Indicted

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman accused of taping her 2-year-old son to a wall so she could get housework done and streaming it live on social media has been indicted on abduction and endangering children charges. A Franklin County grand jury indicted 18-year-old Shayla Rudolph on...

Woman Sent To Nevada Prison On “stolen Valor” Charge

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 25-year-old Ohio woman has been sentenced to nearly 20 year in prison in Nevada on fraud charges stemming from an investigation that began when she falsely claimed to be a decorated military veteran. Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks said Friday...

New Face Of Gerber Is 7-month-old Baby From Ohio

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — A 7-month-old boy from Ohio is the new face of Gerber baby products. Though he probably won’t be saying much anytime soon, the spokesbaby named Riley has an “infectious laugh and big, gummy smile,” according to his mom, Kristen Shines....

Colorado Considers Ending Longtime Switchblade Knife Ban

DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers are moving forward with a bill to repeal the state’s ban on switchblade knives enacted in 1963. The folding knives that users can open with one hand by pressing a button have been legalized in 11 states in recent years, but 14 states still...

US Rig Count Increases 18 This Week To 712; Texas Up 9

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 18 this week to 712. A year ago, 619 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 566 rigs sought oil and 145 explored for natural gas this week....

Baseball, Indians Working On Solution To Debated Wahoo Logo

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has discussed a possible solution to the club’s divisive Chief Wahoo logo with Indians owner Paul Dolan. Manfred and Dolan have had multiple meetings on the touchy subject, including one on Friday that included Indians...

Indians To Host 2019 All-Star Game, Sixth Time For Club

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sandy Alomar looked out the window as snow fell inside Progressive Field and vividly recalled a warm July night 20 years ago. “The best moment of my life,” he said. A six-time All-Star catcher, Alomar was feeling nostalgic on Friday as baseball...

Neil Young To Induct Pearl Jam Into Rock Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Pearl Jam will be inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by frequent collaborator and rock legend Neil Young this spring. Young and Pearl Jam to play Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World” at MTV’s Video Music Awards in 1993. Pearl...