Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ New York City FC 1, Montreal 1, tie New England 1, Portland 1, tie Vancouver 1, Sporting Kansas City 1, tie FC Dallas at New York, 7 p.m. San Jose at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Colorado at Montreal, 4 p.m. Vancouver at New York...

Ohio’s Top Utility Regulator To Leave Job For Private Sector

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s top utility regulator is stepping down from his post about a year after being appointed. Andre (OHN’-dray) Porter, chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, submitted his resignation letter Friday. He will leave the post May 20...

6 Ohio School Districts Close, Citing Threat To Students

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Six southeast Ohio school districts canceled Friday classes because of an unspecified threat that authorities said originated in the Athens area and was made against students. Athens County Sheriff Rodney Smith tells The Athens Messenger his office learned...

6 SE Ohio School Districts Close, Citing Threat To Students

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Six southeast Ohio school districts have canceled Friday classes because of an unspecified threat against students that originated in the Athens area. Athens County Sheriff Rodney Smith tells The Athens Messenger ( ) his office learned early Friday about a...

Cops: 2 Boys Badly Hurt At Motel Were Beaten Over 22 Hours

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police say two young brothers found at a southwest Ohio motel were beaten by adults over a 22-hour span and so badly injured by the alleged abuse that responding police and doctors were left in tears. The boys’ 26-year-old mother, a female friend and...

2 Suburban Cleveland Schools Find High Lead Levels In Water

BEACHWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Two schools in a Cleveland suburb have shut off their drinking fountains after finding high levels of lead in the water. WJW-TV ( ) reports Beachwood schools are providing bottled water to affected students and staff. The district opted to test the water in...

Kasich PAC’s Web Ads Target Delegates With Vision Of Victory

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A super PAC backing Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is taking its case for his presidential nomination directly to delegates in an unusual web ad. The 60-second spot titled “Convention” features footage of confetti falling on Kasich that...

Kasich PAC’s Web Ads Target Delegates With Vision Of Victory

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A super PAC backing Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is taking its case for his presidential nomination directly to delegates in an unusual web ad. The 60-second spot titled “Convention” features footage of confetti falling on Kasich that...

Marshall Ceramics Event Raises $17K For Food Pantry

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University ceramics students have raised $17,000 for a food pantry. The university says the 2016 Empty Bowls event raised enough money to allow the Facing Hunger Foodbank to provide 127,500 meals. A check presentation was held Thursday at the...

Authorities: Deputies Shoot, Kill Dog That Attacked K-9

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a dog that attacked a police K-9 during a community event in Columbus. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were explaining their equipment and tactics during the event on Thursday...