Funeral Planned For Teen Football Player Who Died Of Injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been set for a high school football player from suburban Cleveland who authorities say was hit in the abdomen during a game and died two days later from a problem caused by a lacerated small intestine. Euclid (YOO’-klid) City...

Bell, Burfict Lead Pack Of Players Returning From Suspension

Le’Veon Bell insists he’ll do everything in his power to make sure his latest run-in with the NFL’s substance abuse policy is his last. Vontaze Burfict isn’t so sure he can say the same about his reprimands from the league’s disciplinary committee....

Suspect In Killings Of 4 Women Called Charmer With Dark Side

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — An occasional drifter linked to the slayings of at least four women in little over a decade could always find a place to stay and someone to give him a lift. Even with little money to his name and a string of arrests in his past, Shawn Grate was magnetic...

Duvall’s Single Lifts Reds To 2-1 Win Over Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Closers need nerves of steel. Raisel Iglesias is showing he has what it takes. Adam Duvall’s two-run single was all Cincinnati needed as the Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Wednesday night. The Reds’ third win in their last four games dealt a...

Indians Fall 6-3 To Tigers In Rain-shortened Game

DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona has the luxury of knowing the Indians are headed to the postseason no matter what. So losing a rain-shortened game in late September — in the final half-inning, no less — doesn’t sting as much as it could. Miguel Cabrera hit a...

Cardinals Waste Scoring Chances, Fall 2-1 To The Reds

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Matheny managed with a playoff intensity. His offense didn’t respond. “It’s baseball, you’re going to have times when you just don’t get it done,” Matheny said after his St. Louis Cardinals fell 2-1 to the Cincinnati Reds...

People Report Being Chased By Clowns In 2 Ohio Cities

GREENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police say they’ve received reports of individuals dressed as clowns chasing people in two western Ohio communities. That means that in recent weeks, people in at least seven states have reported scary or suspicious encounters with people dressed...

Judge: Strip Club Negligent In Drunken Driving Crash Death

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has ordered a Cleveland strip club to pay $8 million to the family of a woman killed in a wrong-way crash after finding the club failed to prevent a drunken patron from driving. Cleveland.com ( ) reports a Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County judge...

Judge Rejects Last Bit Of Legal Challenge To Ohio Casinos

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A county judge has rejected the remaining bit of a legal challenge to Ohio’s casinos. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports a Franklin County judge earlier this week rejected Frederick Kinsey’s claim that state constitutional amendments allowing...

Cabrera’s Homer Gives Tigers Rain-shortened Win Over Indians

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning. moments before the game was halted for good, and the Detroit Tigers came away with a rain-shortened 6-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night, keeping pace with Baltimore in the...