Ohio Schools Concerned Over Lead Risk Could Get State Help

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new grants program that would provide $12 million Ohio schools could use to replace lead-contaminated plumbing fixtures that can put schools’ water supplies at risk is part of recent state legislation. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports grants program...

Greensboro Will Not Send Officers To GOP Convention

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Greensboro will not be sending any police officers to help with the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer. The News & Record of Greensboro reports (http://bit.ly/1sfddHA) the city has decided against sending officers to help with...

Police: Mom Trapped With Kids Had Set Fire To Frame Husband

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Police allege an Ohio woman repeatedly set fire to her home and tried to frame her estranged husband, including for one blaze that trapped her and her children before they were rescued by police. Thirty-nine-year-old Amy Wilson is charged with aggravated...

Woman Charged With False Voter Registration In Ohio

LISBON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman accused of falsely registering more than 30 people to vote has been indicted on charges of voter registration fraud after an investigation started when election officials found at last five dead people’s names among new...

Ohio Man Sentenced For Sex Crime Involving North Dakota Teen

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — An Ohio man has been sentenced to serve three years in prison for pressuring a 16-year-old North Dakota girl he had met on the Internet to send him nude photos and then posting them online. Twenty-one-year-old Jesse Goble of Dayton, Ohio, pleaded guilty last...

Former Coach Remembers Olympic Hurdler Mamie Rallins

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The former coach of Olympic hurdler Mamie Rallins says she was a “hard worker” who achieved success on and off the track. Legendary Tennessee State University track and field coach Ed Temple says in a new release from the university that the...

Exteriors Of 6 Columbus High Schools Vandalized, Police Say

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say six Columbus high schools have been vandalized as each has begun senior final exams. Police say the exteriors of the buildings were hit with eggs Wednesday night, covered in toilet paper and sprayed with food coloring. The interiors of the...

University Of Dayton Hires First VP For Diversity, Inclusion

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The University of Dayton has appointed its first vice president for diversity and inclusion. The school announced Thursday that Lawrence Burnley will take over that role on July 1. He’s currently the chief diversity officer and associate vice president...

International League

___ Toledo 5, Durham 4 Buffalo 13, Columbus 10 Indianapolis 5, Rochester 2 Lehigh Valley 11, Pawtucket 4 Charlotte 6, Syracuse 5 Louisville 5, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 0 Buffalo at Toledo, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. Indianapolis at Pawtucket, 7:05 p.m. Louisville at...

Big Ten Tournament Games Postponed Until Friday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Big Ten tournament games between Maryland and Michigan State and Iowa and Ohio State have been postponed from Thursday until Friday because of inclement weather. The Terrapins will now take on Michigan State at 9 a.m., and the Hawkeyes and Buckeyes will...