Ohio Proposal Would Make Police Train For Dealing With Dogs

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A proposal at the Ohio Statehouse would require police officers to undergo training in dealing with dogs and other animals they encounter on the job. Ohio House lawmakers included the idea in their version of the state budget they approved last week. Training...

Ohio In A Minority As High Court Weighs Same-sex Marriage

CINCINNATI (AP) — While Ohio has traditionally been a national bellwether politically, the state now finds itself in the minority on same-sex marriage heading into Tuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court arguments. When Ohio voters handily passed a state ban in 2004, only...

Ohio Groups Get Nearly $1.9M To Assist Homeless Veterans

CINCINNATI (AP) — Eleven Ohio agencies will receive nearly $1.9 million to help homeless veterans find and maintain permanent housing. The funding announced last week by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides...

Q&A: What’s At Stake In Supreme Court Gay Marriage Arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples. The decision in United States v. Windsor did not address the validity of state marriage...

Gay Marriage A Difficult Issue For GOP White House Hopefuls

NEW YORK (AP) — For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They’re for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape. Looming ahead for these contenders are early contests in states such as...

1 Killed, 2 Injured In Ottawa County Crash; Alcohol Eyed

OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a two-vehicle crash in northwestern Ohio has killed one man and injured two others. The patrol’s Sandusky post says alcohol is believed to be a factor in the Saturday afternoon crash in Ottawa County. The patrol says...

Finlay Scores Twice; Crew Power Past Union 4-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ethan Finlay had two goals and an assist, Justin Meram and Kei Kamara each added a goal, and the Columbus Crew beat the Philadelphia Union 4-1 on Saturday night. Kamara, Finlay and Meram each scored in the first half to help the Crew (3-2-2) build a 3-0...

AHL Playoff Glance

Wednesday, April 22: Hartford 3, Providence 1 Saturday, April 25: Providence 2, Hartford 1 Sunday, April 26: Hartford at Providence, 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, April 28: Hartford at Providence, 7:05 p.m. x-Friday, May 1: Providence at Hartford, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23: Manchester 5,...

Eastern League

___ Portland 7, Trenton 3 Akron 7, Bowie 3 Altoona 4, Erie 1 New Hampshire 10, Binghamton 5 Reading at Harrisburg, 6 p.m. New Britain at Richmond, ppd., rain Trenton at Portland, 1 p.m. Reading at Harrisburg, 1:30 p.m. New Britain at Richmond, 1:35 p.m. Altoona at Erie, 1:35 p.m....

Sandy Lyle, Ian Woosnam Team To Lead Legends Of Golf

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) — Boyhood rivals Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle took a two-stroke lead Saturday in the Champions Tour’s Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge. Woosnam and Lyle shot a 6-under 64 in better-play play on Buffalo Ridge’s regulation Springs...