Federal Regulators Put Brakes On Ohio Energy Deals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two closely watched energy deals in Ohio allowing two utility companies to impose short-term rate increases on electricity customers cannot take effect until federal regulators approve them. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said Wednesday that the...

Walker’s 9th HR Helps Mets Beat Reds 5-2 To Win 6th Straight

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker hit his ninth home run, tying for the major league lead, Matt Harvey won his second straight start and the New York Mets beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 Wednesday night to stretch their winning streak to six. Walker’s third-inning homer off Jon...

AP Source: Knicks Interview Blatt For Coaching Job

NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the details says the New York Knicks have interviewed former Cleveland coach David Blatt for their head coaching position. Knicks President of Basketball Operations Phil Jackson met with Blatt this week, the person told The Associated...

Ohio Prison Food Costs Down, Complaints Up, Report Says

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is saving more than $10 million a year by using a private company to feed inmates, but food complaints have increased sharply, according to a report by an Ohio prison watchdog group. The Correctional Institution Inspection Committee report released...

Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Thursday, Apr. 28. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Columbus bureau is reachable at...

Authorities Quiet On Probe Into Slayings Of 8 Family Members

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities were tight-lipped Wednesday about their investigation into the slayings of eight family members in a rural part of the state, and the attorney general said they wanted to avoid informing the killer or killers about what they know. It’s been...

3 Franciscan Friars Ordered To Stand Trial In Sex Abuse Case

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three Franciscan friars must stand trial on charges linked to their role in supervising a religious brother accused of molesting more than 100 children, nearly all of them at one Pennsylvania high school, a judge ruled Wednesday. The Revs. Giles...

Authorities Tight-lipped About Ohio Slayings Investigation

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities remained tight-lipped Wednesday about their investigation into the slayings of eight family members in a rural part of the state, and the attorney general said they wanted to avoid informing the killer or killers about what they know. It’s...

Houston’s Monteiro De Lima, San Jose’s Imperiale Suspended

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston midfielder Alex Monteiro de Lima and San Jose Earthquakes defender Andres Imperiale were each suspended for one game and fined undisclosed amounts by MLS on Wednesday for serious foul plays that endangered the safety of opponents. Monteiro de Lima was...

Indians Send RHP Cody Anderson To Triple-A Columbus

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have optioned right-hander Cody Anderson to Triple-A Columbus. Cleverland made the move before Wednesday’s series finale against Minnesota. The team had high hopes for Anderson coming into the season and he could have been in...