Tribute Planned For Ohio Ex-congressman Traficant

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The family of former Congressman James Traficant Jr. is planning a public tribute in honor of the late politician from northeast Ohio. The Vindicator newspaper ( ) reports the free event is scheduled Nov. 30 at a downtown performing arts center in his...

Jeremy Hill Leads Bengals Over Jaguars, 33-23

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jeremy Hill took the handoff, saw the hole and hit it. Just like that, he was off for a touchdown that would finally decide a sloppy, back-and-forth game. Hill ran 60 yards to the end zone in the fourth quarter Sunday, part of a 154-yard effort that steadied the...

Ohioan To Be Arraigned In Pregnant Woman’s Death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man who police say confessed to beating and strangling his pregnant girlfriend and burying her beside a cornfield will be arraigned on aggravated murder and other charges. An arraignment for 23-year-old Jacob Ferrero of Galena was scheduled...

Major League Soccer Playoff Glance

Thursday, Oct. 30: New York 2, Sporting Kansas City 1 Wednesday, Oct 29: FC Dallas 2, Vancouver 1 Leg 1 — Saturday, Nov. 1: New England 4, Columbus 2 Leg 2 — Sunday, Nov. 9: Columbus at New England, 5 p.m. Leg 1 — Sunday, Nov. 2: New York 2, D.C. United 0 Leg 2 — Saturday, Nov....

American Hockey League

NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Charlotte 2, Hamilton 1 Portland 2, Albany 1, OT Springfield 4, Bridgeport 3 Hartford 4, Worcester 3 Manchester 3, Hershey 1 Providence 3, St. John’s 2, SO Milwaukee 4, Chicago 1 Oklahoma...

Cleveland Churches Rally ‘souls To The Polls’

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ministers in Cleveland and throughout Ohio rallied their congregations to vote Sunday with a “souls to the polls” campaign among traditionally black churches two days before the election. About 100 people waited in line at the Cuyahoga County Board of...

Browns Hold Off Buccaneers 22-17 To Improve To 5-3

CLEVELAND (AP) — Before he earned Pro Bowl trips, adulation and an enormous multimillion-dollar contract, Joe Thomas was just a talented rookie left tackle on a winning team. The Browns were 5-3 at the midway point in 2007, and Thomas figured it would be like that every season....

Hill’s 2 TD Runs Lead Bengals Over Jaguars 33-23

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jeremy Hill ran for a career-high 154 yards and a pair of touchdowns on Sunday, including a 60-yarder in the fourth quarter that helped the Cincinnati Bengals hold on for a 33-23 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Andy Dalton threw a pair of touchdown...

Player With Brain Tumor Fulfills Basketball Dream

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill needed just 17 seconds to make her dream come true, albeit differently than she initially imagined. The freshman forward for Division III Mount St. Joseph’s made an uncontested left-handed layup for the opening basket Sunday against Hiram...

Player With Brain Tumor Fulfills Basketball Dream

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill needed just 17 seconds to make her dream come true, albeit differently than she initially imagined. The freshman forward for Division III Mount St. Joseph’s made an uncontested left-handed layup for the opening basket Sunday against Hiram...