Indians Recall House To Start At Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have recalled left-hander T.J. House from Triple-A Columbus to start Sunday’s series finale at the Seattle Mariners. House is making his sixth start of the year for Cleveland. He is 0-1 with a 4.88 ERA heading into his third stint with...

Ohio 3rd In Hazardous Spills During Shipping

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A newspaper investigation into hazardous chemical spills on the nation’s rail lines and roadways shows Ohio ranks high on the list nationwide. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports that since 2005 Ohio has had 256 serious incidents involving hazardous...

‘Mistake By The Lake’ Seeks Political Redemption

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland has suffered some bad public relations over the years and has made headlines for all the wrong reasons — poverty, pollution, foreclosure, bizarre crimes and a fleeing population. Yet, thanks to billions of dollars spent burnishing the city’s image...

Ohio Man Has Knack For Finding Rare Fossils

LOCUST GROVE, Ohio (AP) — During a day of digging along stream banks, Tom Johnson turned up dozens of trilobite pieces. He squatted for hours, quarrying layers of limestone and shale that had formed hundreds of millions of years ago when Adams County — and most of the state, for...

1 Dead In Personal Watercraft Crash On Ohio Lake

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — State authorities are investigating a boating accident involving a personal watercraft that left one woman dead at a state park in southern Ohio. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the accident happened Saturday at Lake White State Park in Pike...

Fugitive Surrender Program Draws Big Crowd In Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A program to help people with outstanding warrants get their troubles behind them has drawn more than 1,500 people in one northeastern Ohio city. The four-day program in Akron wrapped on Saturday. It doesn’t allow people with warrants to forego their...

Black Bear Spotted Outside Church Near Cincinnati

OAKLEY, Ohio (AP) — The elusive black bear wandering all over suburban Cincinnati this past week has been spotted again, this time outside a church. Residents a police say the young bear was seen outside a church Sunday morning in the suburb of Oakley just east of Cincinnati....

Coroner: Ohio Student Died From Caffeine Overdose

LAGRANGE, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio coroner says a high school senior found dead a week before graduation died from a caffeine overdose. An autopsy found that Logan Stiner had a lethal amount of caffeine in his system when he died at home on May 27. The 18-year-old was a senior...

Ohio Team’s Hot Dog A Tribute To Johnny Football

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A minor league baseball team in Ohio now has a hot dog on its menu in honor of Johnny Football. The Akron RubberDucks say the “Johnny Footlong” is a tribute to new Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. The hot dog is topped with Texas chili,...

Ohio Sheriff: Amish Target In Attacks, Burglaries

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff in northeastern Ohio is looking into a spree of attacks and burglaries against the Amish. The Geauga (jee-AW’-guh) County sheriff says the string of crimes happened nearly a week ago near Middlefield east of Cleveland. Sheriff Dan...