Addict Could Face Death Penalty In Beating Death

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati man could face the death penalty after a jury took less than a day to convict him of aggravated murder in the slaying of a 79-year-old man who had hired him to paint his house. Forty-nine-year-old Daniel Davis testified in a Cincinnati courtroom on...

SW Ohio Man Sentenced In Crash That Killed Boy

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted in a crash that killed his girlfriend’s 8-year-old son has been sentenced in southwest Ohio to three years in prison. Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. says 37-year-old Jerimy Rowland (ROH’-land), of Dayton, was sentenced...

Olentangy Through Columbus Gets $6.9M Upgrade

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus has completed restoration of one of its major rivers. Mayor Michael Coleman and a city council member arrived by canoe to an event Thursday celebrating completion of the Olentangy (oh’-lehn-TAHN’-jee) River Restoration Project. The $6.9...

Ohio Warns Against Illegal Alcohol Serving

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s liquor law agents are warning game-day party hosts and bartenders to avoid serving alcohol to minors and people who’ve had too much to drink. The Ohio Investigative Unit says agents and police will be on the lookout for alcohol violations...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Philadelphia 1, Toronto FC 0 New England 3, Sporting Kansas City 1 Seattle FC 4, Chivas USA 2 Los Angeles 6, Colorado 0 Philadelphia at Toronto FC, 2 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at New York, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at Houston, 8:30...

Ohio Rally Draws Support For Pranked Student

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio (AP) — About 100 people turned out for a rally Friday night before a football game at an Ohio high school where students are accused of dumping a bucket of feces and body fluids on a special-needs student who thought he was taking part in the “Ice Bucket...

Manziel Mania Subdued As Steelers Host Browns

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brian Hoyer did his best to avoid the hype when the Cleveland Browns drafted Johnny Manziel and the unavoidable chaos that seems to follow the Heisman Trophy winner wherever he hangs his helmet. No TV. No Twitter. No Facebook. No newspapers. And really, no...

Manziel Mania Subdued As Steelers Host Browns

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brian Hoyer did his best to avoid the hype when the Cleveland Browns drafted Johnny Manziel and the unavoidable chaos that seems to follow the Heisman Trophy winner wherever he hangs his helmet. No TV. No Twitter. No Facebook. No newspapers. And really, no...

Indians Edge White Sox 2-1 In 10 Innings

CLEVELAND (AP) — David Murphy’s return helped give the Cleveland Indians a much-needed win. Murphy, activated from the disabled list before the game, drove in the winning run with a bases-loaded, pinch-hit single in the 10th inning and the Indians defeated the Chicago White...

Granderson, D’Arnaud Homer, Mets Beat Reds 14-5

CINCINNATI (AP) — Curtis Granderson and Travis d’Arnaud each hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs on Friday night, powering the New York Mets to their third straight victory, 14-5 over the Cincinnati Reds. The Mets hit five homers for the first time since 2006....