Jury Wants Life Sentence For Ohioan In 4 Slayings

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A jury is recommending a life sentence without parole for a 22-year-old man convicted of killing four people in a northeast Ohio townhome last year. The jury in Akron decided against recommending the death penalty Friday for Derrick Brantley. Brantley’s...

Reds Demote Cingrani, Marshall Set For Surgery

CINCINNATI (AP) — Left-handed reliever Sean Marshall will have surgery on his left shoulder, the latest setback for the Reds setup man. The Reds moved Marshall to the 60-day disabled list on Friday before the start of an interleague series against Toronto. Marshall was 0-0 with a...

Reds Demote Cingrani, Marshall Set For Surgery

CINCINNATI (AP) — Left-handed reliever Sean Marshall will have surgery on his left shoulder, the latest setback for the Reds setup man. The Reds moved Marshall to the 60-day disabled list on Friday before the start of an interleague series against Toronto. Marshall was 0-0 with a...

AP Source: Cavaliers Reach Agreement With Blatt

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavaliers have reached an agreement to make David Blatt their new coach. Blatt, a highly successful international coach in Israel, emerged as the leading candidate in recent days, and the sides reached contract...

American Detained In NKorea Has Consular Visit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Swedish diplomats acting for the U.S. have visited an American man detained by North Korea weeks ago. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki (SAH’-kee) says the Sweden Embassy had consular access Friday to Jeffrey Fowle. Sweden handles consular matters for...

McConnell, Grimes Announce Competing Bridge Plans

FORT MITCHELL, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s U.S. Senate candidates announced competing plans Friday to replace the decaying Brent Spence Bridge in a conservative enclave of northern Kentucky that could figure prominently in the November election. Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell...

Sex-offender Status Upheld In Ohio Teen Rape Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An appeals court has upheld the sex offender classification given to an Ohio high school football player convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl. Ma’Lik Richmond was given the second-toughest sex offender classification — Tier II — last August. That...

Ohio Dad Indicted In Youth’s Death In Accident

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati-are man has been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide for a March accident in which his teenage son’s friend was killed. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters (DEE’-turs) announced Friday that a grand jury also charged...

Browns Announce Fan Sign-up For Training Camp

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns fans can sign up for free tickets to attend the team’s 13 training camp practice sessions this summer. Twelve of the practices will be held at the team’s training facility in Berea in suburban Cleveland. There also will be a family...

Bond Set For 2 Accused Of Neglect In Son’s Death

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set bond at $250,000 for a northern Ohio couple charged after the man’s disabled 33-year-old son was found dead at their home. Authorities say they charged the couple after seeing signs of severe medical neglect. Investigators near Sandusky...