No Miller? Barrett Steps Right In For Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many were surprised in the preseason when redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett was ordained as the backup quarterback for Ohio State. Absolutely no one expected what happened when he stepped in when Braxton Miller was lost for the season with a shoulder injury....

In Today’s NBA, 3’s Are Most Definitely Wild

MIAMI (AP) — It’s not accurate to say everybody in the NBA is shooting 3-pointers. It just seems that way. And it’s not that far from being the truth. More than 86 percent of the players who appeared in the league last season tried at least one 3-pointer, and more...

Hancock jail mugshots back online

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has resumed posting jail inmate information and mugshots on its website, www.hancocksheriff.org. The information was removed Sept. 28 because of changes in the public record laws, according to the sheriff’s office. Sheriff Michael Heldman had...

Person On Flight With Ebola Patient OK In Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Washoe County health officials have conducted their first Ebola screening of a person who was on a flight with a patient who had the virus but released the individual after determining there was no health risk. Washoe County District Health Officer Kevin Dick...

State Urges Ohio Hospitals To Conduct Ebola Drills

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is recommending that Ohio hospitals conduct drills this week to practice how they’d interact with a potential Ebola patient and use protective equipment. The health department’s recommendation Thursday comes as seven people are under...

Ebola Precautions Close 3 Ohio School Buildings

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Another Ohio school district is closing one of its school buildings after learning that the parent of a student had contact with a nurse diagnosed with Ebola. Akron’s school superintendent says one of its elementary schools will be closed the rest of the...

APNewsBreak: DeWine Aide Didn’t Report Harassment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An investigation of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office last year determined that DeWine’s then-employment law chief knew about but failed to report a threat of violence against a female employee. Public records obtained by The Associated...

Rutgers-Ohio State Preview Capsule

RUTGERS (5-1, 1-1 Big Ten) at No. 13 OHIO STATE (4-1, 1-0), 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC) Line: Ohio State by 19. Series Record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE The visiting Scarlet Knights have gotten off to a fine start in their new conference. They only lack a signature win to prove...

Health Official On Ebola: 7 Quarantined In Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A health official says at least seven people in northeast Ohio are quarantined and being monitored because they had contact with a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after visiting the area. The Summit County Public Health medical director says the group...

UPDATED: Tractor-trailer crash closes Ohio 281

An accident involving a tractor-trailer truck carrying 5,000 gallons of liquid ammonia has closed the intersection of Ohio 281 and Huffman Road near Portage in Wood County. At about 8:20 a.m., the semi, driven by Joshua Whitaker, 23, of Fowler, Indiana, was eastbound on Ohio 281...