Anti-abortion Bills, Medical Pot On Ohio Lawmakers’ Agenda

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With a two-year state budget behind them, Ohio lawmakers are expected to take up other hefty policy debates in the new year. The General Assembly plans to return to the Statehouse in mid- to late January for the last half of its legislative session. Topics...

Warriors’ Curry to miss game in Dallas with leg bruise

DALLAS (AP) — Golden State star Stephen Curry has a bruised lower left leg that sidelined him for Wednesday night’s game at Dallas, and could keep him out for the second day of a back-to-back in Houston. As for whether interim coach Luke Walton is relieved that an MRI...

Ohio Man Arrested After 2-year-old Boy Is Shot In Head

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A 20-year-old southwest Ohio man has been arrested on charges in the shooting of a 2-year-old boy in the head. Montgomery County authorities say Nickolai (NIK’-oh-leye) Gray was jailed Tuesday on six charges, including four counts of felonious assault....

Manning returns to practice, but Osweiler still the starter

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning will be back in uniform Sunday but not as Denver’s starting quarterback. Manning will serve as Brock Osweiler’s backup when the Broncos (11-4) play San Diego (4-11) with a fifth consecutive AFC West title and fourth...

Dolphins’ Grimes neutral on wife’s criticism of Tannehill

AP Photo/Joe Skipper DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes took a neutral stance Wednesday regarding his wife’s recent scathing critique of quarterback Ryan Tannehill on Twitter. Tannehill said Grimes apologized to him. But when Grimes spoke with...

Delivery and ride-hailing app company Sidecar s

NEW YORK (AP) — Delivery and ride-hailing pioneer Sidecar, which struggled to compete with bigger rivals Uber and Lyft, says it will stop offering services. In a message posted to Medium, co-founders Sunil Paul and Jahan Khanna said Sidecar’s rides and deliveries will...

Security gets boost for New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas

AP Photo/John Locher LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials are urging New Year’s Eve revelers in Las Vegas to leave bags, backpacks and strollers at home as police ready for hundreds of thousands of partiers to flood the casino-filled corridor on Thursday. It’s not a...

Man Accused Of Shooting Teen Gets Jail For Alcohol Charges

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — A western Ohio man accused of fatally shooting a teenager while hosting a drinking party has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of providing alcohol to underage people. Twenty-year-old Evan Hoffman, of Lewiston, entered pleas Tuesday in Bellefontaine...

Eagles CEO says Chip Kelly didn’t push to keep coaching job

AP Photo/Matt Rourke PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chip Kelly didn’t push to stay on as Eagles coach in his final meeting with team CEO Jeffrey Lurie, Lurie said Wednesday. Lurie told reporters it was clear during the Tuesday meeting that his mind was made up and Kelly knew he...

Online animals of the year: Cute faces and a rat’s resolve

AP Photo/Richard Vogel LOS ANGELES (AP) — Animals can melt the human heart, tickle the funny bone or bring us to tears. And thanks to Instagram, YouTube and other online options, you can enjoy their antics simply by following, liking or pinning them. Dr. Bonnie Beaver,...