Browns’ Manziel Says He Tried To Avoid Altercation

CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel says he tried to avoid an altercation with a man who was “very aggressive” when he approached the Browns’ rookie quarterback in the lobby of his apartment building last week. Speaking on Friday for the first time since the...

Browns’ Manziel Says He Tried To Avoid Altercation

CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel says he tried to avoid an altercation with a man who was “very aggressive” when he approached the Browns’ rookie quarterback in the lobby of his apartment building last week. Speaking on Friday for the first time since the...

Ohio State Coach Offers Prayers For Missing Player

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says he’s praying that a missing football player is found soon and safely. In a Friday statement, Meyer described defensive tackle Kosta Karageorge as a hard worker and an important player in practice. The 6-foot-5 senior...

Black Friday Gets A Little Less Frenzied

NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year. There were squabbles here and there, and elbows got thrown, but the Friday morning crowds appeared smaller than usual and less frenzied, in part because many Americans took advantage of stores’ earlier...

Public Leader In Ohio’s Heroin Fight Will Retire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An official who has helped lead Ohio’s fight against heroin and opiate painkiller addiction is retiring. The state says Orman Hall is retiring at the end of the month as director of the Governor’s Cabinet Opiate Action Team. During his tenure,...

Public Leader In Ohio’s Heroin Fight Will Retire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An official who has helped lead Ohio’s fight against heroin and opiate painkiller addiction is retiring. The state says Orman Hall is retiring at the end of the month as director of the Governor’s Cabinet Opiate Action Team. During his tenure,...

Candy Distribution Center In Ohio Ravaged By Fire

MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Some orders for chocolates have been halted after fire gutted a candy warehouse and distribution center in northeast Ohio. Authorities are trying to determine what caused the blaze that began Thursday morning at the Fannie May Fine Chocolates center in...

Candy Distribution Center In Ohio Ravaged By Fire

MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Some orders for chocolates have been halted after fire gutted a candy warehouse and distribution center in northeast Ohio. Authorities are trying to determine what caused the blaze that began Thursday morning at the Fannie May Fine Chocolates center in...

Ex-Ohio Minister Arrested In Texas In Funds Flap

BELTON, Texas (AP) — A former Ohio minister sought after an audit revealed about $67,000 missing from his church has been arrested in Central Texas. Bell County jail records show 46-year-old Jerry Francis was being held without bond Friday on two counts of felony money...

Ex-Ohio Minister Arrested In Texas In Funds Flap

BELTON, Texas (AP) — A former Ohio minister sought after an audit revealed about $67,000 missing from his church has been arrested in Central Texas. Bell County jail records show 46-year-old Jerry Francis was being held without bond Friday on two counts of felony money...