Ohio Amusement Park Welcomes Roller Coaster Fans

MASON, Ohio (AP) — More than 500 roller coaster fans from the United States and Canada are expected to attend a national conference for coaster enthusiasts at a southwestern Ohio amusement park. The American Coaster Enthusiasts’ annual national spring conference is taking...

Ohio Bill Seeks To Open Up Salvage Vehicle Market

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal that seeks to open up the sales of wrecked or dismantled vehicles has recently passed the Ohio House. The bill would make changes to the regulations for selling salvaged vehicles. Salvage vehicles are typically those that have been wrecked or...

Ohio Auctioning Surplus Computers, Electronics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials say computers, other electronic equipment and gold jewelry are among the surplus property items for sale at a state auction. The Saturday auction in Columbus at the General Services Division of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services...

Ohio Confirms 83 Measles Cases Over 6 Counties

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say 83 cases of measles have been confirmed in an Ohio outbreak that began among Amish who had traveled to the Philippines, which has had an epidemic. The state Department of Health reports cases of the highly contagious respiratory...

Ohio School Goes On Daily Lockdown After Shootings

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials are keeping a suburban Cincinnati elementary school on lockdown for the final three weeks of class, citing daytime violence in the area. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports the unusual step restricts recess and extracurricular activities for 200...

ECHL Playoff Glance

Thursday, April 17: Cincinnati 4, Orlando 2 Sunday, April 20: Cincinnati 7, Orlando 3 Wednesday, April 23: Cincinnati 2, Orlando 1 Friday, April 25: Orlando 2, Cincinnati 0 Saturday, April 26: Orlando 3, Cincinnati 2, OT Tuesday, April 29: Cincinnati 2, Orlando 1 Thursday, April...

McAllister Hits Rock Bottom In Loss To Oakland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians pitcher Zach McAllister’s downward spiral has reached rock bottom. The right-hander allowed eight runs — including a grand slam by Josh Reddick — in 1 1-3 innings Friday night as the Oakland Athletics crushed Cleveland 11-1. McAllister...

Phillies’ Bats Silent Again

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Even a new lineup couldn’t get the Philadelphia Phillies going. Alfredo Simon allowed five hits over 7 2-3 strong innings, Devin Mesoraco hit a three-run homer and the Cincinnati Reds beat the struggling Phillies 3-0 on Friday night. The Phillies...

Reddick Has 2 HRs, 6 RBIs As A’s Beat Indians 11-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Reddick homered twice, including a grand slam, and drove in a career-high six runs, and Josh Donaldson added a three-run shot in the Oakland Athletics’ 11-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. Reddick’s second career grand slam and...

Simon, Mesoraco Lead Reds Over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alfredo Simon allowed five hits over 7 2-3 strong innings, Devin Mesoraco hit a three-run homer and the Cincinnati Reds beat the struggling Philadelphia Phillies 3-0 on Friday night. Simon (5-2) had a season-high eight strikeouts, walked one and hit one...