Marion County Prosecutor Dies From Medical Complications

MARION, Ohio (AP) — An elected county prosecutor in central Ohio has died from an apparent medical illness. The Marion Star that Marion County Prosecutor Brent Yager collapsed at his Caledonia home Tuesday night and was pronounced dead at a local hospital. A Marion County...

OSHA Investigating Death Of Worker Crushed By Stone Slabs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Workplace safety investigators are looking into the death of a man who was crushed by granite slabs at a stone distribution company in Ohio. Police said Wednesday that 55-year-old Robert Schofield was killed when multiple slabs toppled on top of him Tuesday...

Police: About 70 Guns Stolen From Home Near Cleveland

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating the theft of about 70 guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition from a suburban Cleveland home. Garfield Heights police say the thieves likely targeted the home because of the large firearms collection. The resident reported...

Flyers-Sharks Sums

First Period_1, Philadelphia, Giroux (Voracek), 8:28. 2, Philadelphia, Weal (Gostisbehere, Konecny), 11:16 (pp). 3, San Jose, Labanc (Dillon, Pavelski), 17:17. 4, San Jose, Labanc, 19:41 (pp). Penalties_Labanc, SJ, (interference), 10:21; Manning, PHI, (hooking), 18:09. Second...

State Has Tested 13,000 Rape Kits For Possible DNA Matches

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says forensic scientists from its Bureau of Criminal Investigation have now tested more than 13,000 rape kits submitted by law enforcement agencies around Ohio to check for possible DNA matches. Attorney General Mike DeWine released the latest...

Ohio School Losing $4.6M After Nuclear Plant’s Value Lowered

OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — A northwestern Ohio school district stands to lose nearly a quarter of its yearly revenue after a nuclear plant saw its tax value lowered by the state. The devaluation will cost the Benton-Carroll-Salem school district near Toledo $4.6 million from its...

CEO Of Cedar Fair To Leave That Position In January

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Amusement park operator Cedar Fair Entertainment says its chief executive will leave that position in January and be succeeded by the company’s president. The Ohio-based amusement park chain said current CEO Matt Ouimet (WEE’-meht) will vacate...

Blues-Penguins Sums

First Period_1, Pittsburgh, Schultz 1 (Crosby, Guentzel), 6:37. 2, St. Louis, Schenn 1 (Gunnarsson, Schwartz), 8:31. 3, St. Louis, Parayko 1, 17:45 (pp). Penalties_Crosby, PIT, (hooking), 0:50; Maatta, PIT, (tripping), 16:26. Second Period_4, Pittsburgh, Maatta 1 (Rust, Malkin),...

Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Thursday, Oct. 05. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Columbus bureau is reachable at...

Cavs, 76ers Get To See Their Tantalizing Guard Combinations

Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose paired in the backcourt in Cleveland. Ben Simmons finally on the floor with Markelle Fultz alongside in Philadelphia. Two Eastern Conference teams with big aspirations got to see some of their tantalizing combinations together in their preseason...