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Accused Serial Rapist Indicted In Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors in Cleveland say they have DNA evidence to support the indictment of a man they’re calling a serial rapist. Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County and state prosecutors said 52-year-old Darrell Blackmon was indicted and arrested Thursday at an...

Woman Pleads Guilty In Ohio Girl’s Methadone Death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman who poisoned a 5-year-old Ohio girl with methadone in 2010 has pleaded guilty to causing the child’s death years later. Fifty-eight-year-old Kimberly Brooks is already in prison for giving Amya Hawthorne a sip of methadone when the girl was...

Ohio Zoo’s Galapagos Tortoise Dies

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — One of the two Galapagos tortoises at the Akron Zoo has died. The zoo says the 25-year-old tortoise named Azul died about a week ago. Zoo staff had been monitoring her after tests showed she had a larger than normal amount of fluid around her heart. A zoo...

Cavs’ Irving To Have Shoulder Exam, Doubtful For Friday

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving will have an MRI on his left shoulder Friday and the Cleveland Cavaliers say the All-Star guard is doubtful for their game at Indiana. Irving did not travel with the Cavaliers to Indiana following their 110-99 victory over Golden State on Thursday....

LeBron Scores 42, Cavs Beat Warriors For 18th Win In Last 20

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James says he isn’t about personal statements. He made one anyway Thursday night. James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 for their 18th victory in 20 games. James added 11 rebounds,...

AP Sources: Bills, Browns In Talks With Quarterback McCown

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with talks tells The Associated Press that free-agent quarterback Josh McCown has had contract discussions with the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Thursday because the teams haven’t...

AP Sources: Bills, Browns In Talks With Quarterback McCown

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with talks tells The Associated Press that free-agent quarterback Josh McCown has had contract discussions with the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Thursday because the teams haven’t...

Flyers-Maple Leafs Sums

First Period_1, Toronto, Kessel 23 (Bozak), 17:35. Penalties_Streit, Phi (tripping), 10:21; Bozak, Tor (holding stick), 15:12; Giroux, Phi (tripping), 18:14. Second Period_2, Toronto, Bozak 17 (van Riemsdyk, Rielly), 5:33. Penalties_Robidas, Tor (holding), 7:43; Kadri, Tor...

Price, Subban Help Canadiens Beat Blue Jackets 5-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Carey Price made 25 saves to extend his franchise-best road winning streak to 10 games, P.K Subban had a goal and two assists, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Thursday night. Rookie Jacob De La Rose scored twice, Andrei...

Panoske Lifts Milwaukee Past Wright State, 61-58

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — J.J. Panoske drilled a 3-pointer with :04 left to lift Milwaukee to a 61-58 win over Wright State Thursday night. Steve McWhorter hit a pair of free throws with 3:43 left to give Milwaukee a 58-51 lead, but Wright State rallied. Chrishawn Hopkins converted a...