The Latest: Mourners Pay Respects To Slain Ohio Police Chief

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting last week at an Ohio nursing home (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Hundreds of police officers and community members have come together at a funeral for an Ohio police chief killed in a shooting at a nursing home last week....

Boston Creamed: Cavs Back Home After Demolishing Celtics

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James wrapped up his postgame news conference, popped a toothpick in his mouth and pushed back from the podium as if he had just completed a satisfying meal. He and the Cavaliers feasted on the Celtics. Breaking records and Boston hearts, the defending NBA...

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Backs Legalizing Marijuana

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill says it’s time for the state to decriminalize marijuana. The lone Democrat holding an Ohio statewide office says making marijuana legal is working in Colorado and doing it in Ohio would bring hundreds of...

Judge Haunted By Release Of Man In Deadly Ohio Shootings

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge says he will be haunted forever by his decision to grant early release to a domestic violence offender who authorities say killed his ex-girlfriend, her co-worker and a police chief. Licking County Municipal Judge Michael Higgins said Friday he...

Badge Officially Retired For Fallen Ohio Officer

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police have retired the badge of an officer who was fatally struck on a freeway while setting down flares. Several family members gathered to honor David Fahey Jr. during a ceremony earlier this week. Fahey’s brother is an active Cleveland police...

Bands Pay Tribute To Chris Cornell At Ohio Music Festival

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Bands and music fans at a weekend rock festival where Soundgarden had been scheduled to headline are paying tribute to frontman Chris Cornell. Cornell was found dead this week after a concert in Detroit. Soundgarden was supposed to close out the first night...

Judge Haunted By Release Of Man Accused In Ohio Shootings

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A judge in Ohio says he will be haunted forever by his decision to grant early release to a domestic violence suspect who authorities say killed his ex-girlfriend, her co-worker and a police chief. Licking County Municipal Judge Michael Higgins said Friday he...

The Latest: Vigil Leaders Upset After Officer Isn’t Indicted

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a decision not to indict a Columbus officer in the deadly shooting of a teen (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Demonstrators upset that a white Ohio police officer won’t be indicted in the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old black boy after a...

Police Probe, Grand Jury Leave Teen’s Family ‘dissatisfied’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of a black 13-year-old boy fatally shot by a white Columbus police officer after a suspected robbery last year said it is “completely dissatisfied” with how the investigation was handled after a grand jury voted not to indict the...

Thomas Injured, Celtics Find New Low In Game 2 Loss To Cavs

BOSTON (AP) — After Boston was beaten up in the Eastern Conference finals opener, Isaiah Thomas was confident the Celtics could bounce back in Game 2. “We’re not scared of Cleveland,” he said. “They’re not the Monstars. They’re not on...