Work On Historic Cleveland Ballpark Nears Finish

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s League Park, where the Indians played in the early 1900s, should be ready for baseball again this summer. Work on restoring and renovating what’s left of the old ballpark on Cleveland’s east side should be done by mid-July. The city...

Many Ohio School Districts See Enrollments Drop

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many Ohio school districts are seeing declining enrollment as the state’s younger population goes down. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) that state figures show most districts’ enrollment is down over the last few years. The Ohio-based company...

Ohio Man Sits At Corner With ‘I AM A BULLY!’ Sign

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of harassing a neighbor and her disabled children for the past 15 years sat at a street corner Sunday morning with a sign declaring he’s a bully, a requirement of his sentence. Municipal Court Judge Gayle Williams-Byers ordered...

Reds’ Mat Latos Won’t Throw For 10-14 Days

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds starter Mat Latos has a strained right forearm and won’t be allowed to throw for 10-14 days. Latos has been trying to come back from surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee on Feb. 14. He felt soreness in his forearm while throwing on Friday...

Rays Put Cobb On DL With Strained Oblique

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays put right-hander Alex Cobb on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained oblique in his left side, the second starter they’ve lost to injury in a week. Cobb pitched seven innings in a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday....

Weather Delays Ohio Statehouse Holocaust Memorial

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Construction of a Holocaust memorial on the Ohio Statehouse grounds has been delayed by this year’s brutal winter weather, but is expected to be done in time for a June 2 dedication ceremony. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports crews have created...

Ohio Man Sits At Corner With “‘I AM A BULLY!’ Sign

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man is sitting on a street corner with a sign declaring he’s a bully as part of his sentence for harassing a neighbor and her disabled children. A judge ordered 62-year-old Edmond Aviv to display the sign for five hours Sunday. It says:...

Major Development Planned In Southwest Ohio

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Plans filed in southwest Ohio envision a 1,400-acre development of a mixed-use community with commercial, residential and recreational areas. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports ( ) that plans were submitted last week in Warren County. Otterbein...

$25.5M Overhaul Of Toledo Zoo’s Aquarium On Track

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A $25.5 million, nearly three-year makeover at the Toledo Zoo Aquarium is expected to be completed in time for the attraction to re-open in the spring of 2015. The aquarium has been closed since October 2012 for the extensive renovation, which includes more...

Gay Ohio Couples Eager For Marriage Ruling Monday

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pam Yorksmith has a 3-year-old son and is expecting a second child. But her name won’t be on either of the children’s birth certificates without a judge’s order. That’s because Yorksmith is married to a woman, and Ohio doesn’t...