Bengals WR A.J. Green Held Out Of Practice

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green didn’t practice on Wednesday because of an injured toe on his right foot, but expected improvement later in the week. Green hurt the foot during Cincinnati’s opening win in Baltimore and stayed in for the full game. He...
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Jason Isbell cleans up at Americana Awards

Jason Isbell performs during the Americana Music Honors and Awards show Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski) Jason Isbell performs during the Americana Music Honors and Awards show Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark...

Recovery Of Shipwreck Gold, Treasure Done For Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A salvage company says it’s halting its search for gold and treasure from an 1857 shipwreck off the coast of South Carolina for the year. Odyssey Marine Exploration said its recovery ship, Odyssey Explorer, is in Charleston, South Carolina, for repairs...

Mexican Charged In Ohio In $9.6M Investment Scheme

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal authorities say a Mexican citizen who lived in the Cleveland area defrauded investors in four states in a $9.6 million scheme over six years and used the money for a lavish lifestyle. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Oscar Villarreal was indicted Tuesday on 10...

Browns TE, LB Mingo On Practice Field

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Cameron and starting linebacker Barkevious Mingo both returned to practice after missing last week with shoulder injuries. Cameron and Mingo sat out Sunday’s home win over New Orleans. They took part in the early stages of...

Man Charged With Slayings Of Ex-girlfriend, Son

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man charged with killing his estranged girlfriend’s son in Kentucky has been jailed on an aggravated murder charge after the woman’s body was found in his car on an Ohio highway, authorities said Wednesday. Terry Froman, 41, of Brookport, Illinois,...

Guard, Inmate Were Hurt In School Shooter Escape

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Corrections officials say one of the inmates who escaped from an Ohio prison with a convicted school shooter last week was injured along with a prison guard while on the run. An initial incident report by the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says...

Great Lakes Mayors To Meet In Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayors from municipalities around the Great Lakes are to meet in Chicago next week, officials said Wednesday, about a month after Lake Erie algae contaminated water in Ohio. The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will host...

Jane Smiley on longlist for National Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Novels by Marilynne Robinson, Jane Smiley and Richard Powers were among the 10 nominees announced Wednesday for the fiction longlist of the National Book Awards. Authors cited range from Pulitzer Prize winners Robinson and Smiley to an Iraq war veteran,...

Guard, Inmate, Injured In Ohio Prison Escape

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says a guard and an inmate were injured in last week’s escape involving a convicted killer of three high school students. An initial incident report by the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says the guard that captured the first...