Nationals Put Stephen Strasburg On DL With Stiff Neck

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Washington Nationals have put Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list, a day after he had to leave a start after 16 pitches because of a stiff neck. Strasburg had a rough May, failing to last four innings in four of his five starts. He left one start...

Bengals’ Devon Still Asks For Prayers For Sick Daughter

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still is asking for prayers for his daughter, Leah, who’s had a setback in her fight against cancer. The 5-year-old girl went into a hospital on May 5 to start the process of getting a stem cell transplant. The 4-to-6-week...

Will New Focus On Rape Kit Tests Put Thousands Behind Bars?

The evidence piled up for years, abandoned in police property rooms, warehouses and crime labs. Now, thousands of sexual assault kits are giving up their secrets — and rapists who’ve long remained free may finally face justice. A dramatic shift is now taking hold across the...

2 Teens Killed In Northeast Ohio Car Crash

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Two teens from northeast Ohio are dead and another is seriously injured after a crash in Canton. The State Highway Patrol says all three were thrown from their vehicle early Saturday and that none of them were wearing seatbelts. The Stark County...

11 Bodies Found At Ohio Funeral Home, Some There Months

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio are looking into the discovery of 11 bodies at a Toledo funeral home. They say the bodies were supposed to be cremated but instead were being stored in cremation boxes and body bags. A Lucas County coroner’s official says most of the...

Bob Evans To Sell, Lease Back Ohio Headquarters, 2 Plants

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The owner of the Bob Evans restaurant chain is planning to sell its new Ohio headquarters just outside Columbus along with two manufacturing plants. Bob Evans Farms Inc. says it will then lease back the properties and use the money from the sale for stock...

Ohio Biologists Use ‘shocking’ Method To Find Fishing Holes

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Six people in hunter green jackets lower a pair of fishing boats into the Nimisila Reservoir at sunset as anglers leave. The 17-foot boats hold no fishing poles. Instead, an Ohio Department of Natural Resources crew attaches two poles with six dangling wires to...

Toddler Drowns In Ohio Pond On Same Day Her Brother Is Born

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A family in Ohio is mourning for a toddler who drowned in a pond on the same day her mother gave birth to her brother. Authorities in Marion County north of Columbus say 18-month-old Jaylynn Adamson was staying with a relative while her mom was at the...

City Council President To Be Sworn In As Akron’s 60th Mayor

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Akron’s city council president will be sworn in this weekend as the city’s first new mayor since 1987. Garry Moneypenny will be officially replacing Mayor Don Plusquellic (pluhs-KWEHL’-ihk) Sunday as Akron’s 60th mayor. Plusquellic...

Egypt Frees Egyptian-American Sentenced To Life In Prison

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities freed an Egyptian-American on Saturday who was sentenced to life in prison and had been on hunger strike for over a year, forcing him to renounce his Egyptian citizenship as a precondition of his release. Mohammed Soltan, the son of a prominent...