Residents Gather For Vigil For 3 Dead Teens

ALEXANDRIA, Ohio (AP) — Residents of a small town east of Columbus gathered to remember three teenagers killed when a speeding vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. The candlelight vigil Thursday night in Johnstown was organized after the three teens were killed earlier in...

Residents Gather For Vigil For 3 Dead Teens

ALEXANDRIA, Ohio (AP) — Residents of a small town east of Columbus gathered to remember three teenagers killed when a speeding vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. The candlelight vigil Thursday night in Johnstown was organized after the three teens were killed earlier in...

Ohio Man Sentenced To Life In Toddler’s Slaying

JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) — A 26-year-old northeast Ohio man who pleaded guilty to raping and killing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter has been sentenced to life in prison. Joshua Million of Conneaut (KAW’-nee-awt), northeast of Cleveland, agreed to plead guilty to...

Jury Set To Deliberate In Trial Over Donations

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jurors are expected to begin deliberating in the case of a northeastern Ohio businessman charged with making illegal campaign contributions to two prominent Republican politicians. Ben Suarez is accused of using employees and relatives to donate $100,000 each to...

Leake Strikes Out Career-high 12 In Reds Win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Leake has gotten stronger every year, and his fastball velocity has increased as a result. Even so, he still doesn’t know where all those strikeouts came from. Leake allowed four hits in eight innings and had a career-high 12 strikeouts in the...

Hornets Send PG Christon To OKC For Cash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets general manager Rich Cho says that Charlotte has traded Xavier point guard Semaj Christon, the No. 55 pick in the NBA draft, to the Oklahoma City Thunder for cash. Cho announced the move Friday morning. The Hornets originally received the No. 55...

Phillips Homers In Reds’ 3-1 Win Over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Phillips had three hits, including a home run and double, and scored twice in his return to the lineup, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Thursday night. Mike Leake (6-6) allowed four hits in eight innings, had a career-high...

Hornets Select PG Christon With No. 55 Pick

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have drafted Xavier point guard Semaj Christon with the No. 55 pick. People familiar with the deal says the Charlotte Hornets acquired the rights to the No. 55 pick in an earlier trade with Miami Thursday night that sent Shabazz Napier...

Wiggins Is No. 1, Napier To Miami In NBA Draft

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Wiggins went No. 1, so he got to make the first pitch. What would he say to LeBron James about joining him in Cleveland? “I want to win,” Wiggins said. “If he wants to win, we’d be good together.” Shabazz Napier is on his way...

Cavaliers Select Virginia’s Harris In 2nd Round

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — The Cavaliers have selected Virginia shooting guard Joe Harris with the No. 33 overall pick in the NBA draft. Considered one of the best available shooters, the 6-foot-6 Harris averaged double figures in all four college seasons. He shot 40 percent on...