Northern Ohio City Allows Year Round Deer Hunting

AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a Lake Erie community in northern Ohio have voted to allow residents to kill deer year round with archery equipment in an attempt to cull the herd. Thanks to an ordinance passed by city council Monday night, Avon Lake residents will be able to...

Multiple Shootings Shake Toledo Neighborhood

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A north Toledo neighborhood is shaken after six people were shot there over the course of last weekend. Early Saturday, four teenagers were shot. Then on Sunday night, a 20-year-old man was shot while sitting in a vehicle, and a 53-year-old man was shot twice...

Akron Plans Party For LeBron’s Homecoming

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James’ hometown is planning a big party for his homecoming. Akron city spokeswoman Stephanie York says details of the event are still in the works — but it will be big. York tells the Akron Beacon Journal ( ) that it will be “a city-wide...

Ohio Woman Critical After Rock Dropped On Car

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman was critically injured when a rock was deliberately dropped from a highway overpass onto the windshield of the family’s car in Pennsylvania. Fifty-two-year-old Sharon Budd was struck in the face by the rock dropped onto Interstate...

Cincy Streetcar Project On Track

CINCINNATI (AP) — One year after construction started, the downtown Cincinnati streetcar project is still on track. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports that the $133 million project is on time and on budget. It’s scheduled to open in September 2016. The 3.6-mile streetcar...

Ohio Man Sentenced To 36 Years In Rape

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a northern Ohio man to 36 years in prison for abducting and raping a woman after offering to give her a ride. Thirty-nine-year-old Brian Jury was sentenced Monday in Sandusky. A jury last week found him guilty of charges including rape...

Ohio Turnpike Officials Warn Of Email Scam

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Turnpike officials are warning their E-ZPass customers of an email scam. Officials said Monday that emails from the sender “EZPass Info” are likely attempts to steal personal information from some of the 150,000 customers who use the automated...

Haslam-owned Truck-stop Chain Won’t Be Charged

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam may have put the worst behind it after federal attorneys agreed not to prosecute Pilot Flying J for cheating customers. In an agreement with prosecutors, the...

Abreu, Cespedes, Puig Among 5 Cuban All-Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aroldis Chapman wanted to interview Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers star who shaved a star on the left side of his head for the for the All-Star game. At the National League’s media session Monday, the Cincinnati Reds closer managed to squeeze in...

Abreu, Cespedes, Puig Among 5 Cuban All-Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aroldis Chapman wanted to interview Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers star who shaved a star on the left side of his head for the for the All-Star game. At the National League’s media session Monday, the Cincinnati Reds closer managed to squeeze in...