Ohio Band Director Pleads Guilty To Sex Charges

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A former central Ohio band director accused of inappropriate conduct with three students has pleaded guilty to 13 counts, including felony sexual battery and misdemeanor sexual imposition. Anthony Miller of Westerville changed his pleas Tuesday in Licking...

Indians Send Reliever Down To Recall Salazar

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have optioned right-handed reliever C.C. Lee to Triple-A Columbus, clearing room on their roster for right-hander Danny Salazar. The move was made before Tuesday’s game at Minnesota, where Salazar was scheduled to start after being...

Young Man’s Body Found At Northeast Ohio Landfill

OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) — Investigators from a northeast Ohio coroner’s office and sheriff’s department say a man’s body was discovered at a landfill in Lorain County. County Coroner Stephen Evans says his office received a call around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday that the body...

Rival Candidate Wants Probe Of DeWine Bid Process

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s rival in the fall election said Tuesday that federal authorities should investigate DeWine’s handling of lucrative collections contracts in the wake of a newspaper investigation. DeWine’s office...

Fine Paid For Ohio Veteran Cited For Therapy Ducks

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Army veteran accused of violating a village ban by keeping 14 pet ducks says he wants his day in court, even though someone else paid his fine for having the ducks, which he says are therapeutic. The Coshocton Municipal Court clerk’s...

Man Convicted Of Enslaving Woman Gets 30 Years

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man convicted along with his girlfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman for two years through intimidation, threats and abuse was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in federal prison. The man, Jordie Callahan, 28, and his girlfriend were convicted in...

Ohio Woman Has Long Road Ahead After Rock Attack

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-sized rock thrown from an interstate overpass in central Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd’s skull: keep her alive. After nearly two weeks, including a surgery lasting more than 13 hours...

Ohio Man Accused Of Enslaving Woman Gets 30 Years

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man convicted along with his girlfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman for two years through intimidation, threats and abuse was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in federal prison. The man, Jordie Callahan, and his girlfriend were convicted in March...

Bowling Green Player Charged With Attempted Rape

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — One of the Bowling Green State University football team’s leading scorers has been charged with attempted rape in northwestern Ohio. Court records show 19-year-old William Houston, of Dublin, was arraigned Monday in Bowling Green Municipal Court...

Ohio Fair’s Butter Cows Named Scarlet And Grayce

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Scarlet and Grayce. Those are the names of the traditional butter sculptures of a cow and calf at this year’s Ohio State Fair. The names announced Tuesday by fair officials after a naming contest on Twitter are a play on the Ohio State University...