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Argument Over LeBron Spurs Ohio Jailhouse Fight

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James’s return to Cleveland is a hot topic just about everywhere. Authorities say a northern man convicted of killing a 3-year-old boy ended up with a broken nose in a jailhouse fight that started with an argument over the NBA star’s...

Prosecutor: Fatal Shooting By Deputies Justified

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County prosecutor says the fatal shooting of a rifle-toting suspect by county sheriff’s deputies in March was justified. In a letter to the county sheriff Tuesday, prosecutor Tim McGinty said it was the “duty and...

Prosecutor: Fatal Shooting By Deputies Justified

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County prosecutor says the fatal shooting of a rifle-toting suspect by county sheriff’s deputies in March was justified. In a letter to the county sheriff Tuesday, prosecutor Tim McGinty said it was the “duty and...

Ohio Man Faces Life Sentence For Killing Mother

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 20-year-old central Ohio man is facing life in prison after a jury convicted him of murder in the stabbing death of his mother last year. Robert L. Lindsey IV told the jury he fatally stabbed 41-year-old Latonia Banner in self-defense. But the jury in...

Democrat FitzGerald Launches 1st Ad For Governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial Ed FitzGerald has begun airing his first television ad. The 30-second spot titled “Promise” is airing on Cleveland and Columbus broadcast stations and cable stations statewide. FitzGerald, the Cuyahoga...

Part Of Interstate 75 To Close 2 Nights In SW Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio transportation authorities are urging motorists to plan for detours if they expect to drive overnight later this week through Cincinnati on northbound lanes of Interstate 75. The state’s Department of Transportation says northbound I-75 lanes will be...

Solar Panel Array To Help Heat, Power Ohio Prison

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — A large solar panel project at a prison will save taxpayers $245,000 in annual energy costs while training inmates to install and maintain the panels as a route to future jobs, the state prisons agency said. The 400 panels at Ross Correctional Institution...

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Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ D.C. United 2, San Jose 1 Philadelphia 3, Colorado 3, tie Toronto FC 4, Houston 2 New York 4, Columbus 1 Sporting Kansas City 2, Montreal 1 Chicago 1, New England 0 Chivas USA 3, Vancouver 1 Los Angeles 1, Real Salt Lake 0...

Ohio Judge Orders State To Sponsor Charter School

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio judge has ordered the state Department of Education to sponsor an inner-city charter school to keep it operating. Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Nadine Allen ruled that the DOE made it difficult for the VLT school to find a sponsor and that...