Aviles’ RBI Single Gives Indians 7-6 Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Aviles hit a three-run homer in the second and added the go-ahead single in the eighth inning to help the Cleveland Indians beat the Colorado Rockies 7-6 on Saturday. Pinch-hitter Jason Kipnis started the rally with a leadoff walk off Rex Brothers (2-3)....

Watson Takes A 1-shot Lead At Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Bubba Watson put himself in position for his third win of the year Saturday with a 3-under 69 to take a one-shot lead over Scott Langley at the Memorial. Watson has never finished in the top 20 at Muirfield Village. Even with a bogey on the last hole, he had...

Biographical Information On Billy Walters

NAME: William “Billy” WALTERS AGE, BIRTHPLACE: 67; Munfordville, Kentucky CAREER: Legendary gambler. Lost paper route money betting that the New York Yankees would win the 1955 World Series, according to a profile on the gambling website 777.com. Started hustling...

Youngstown State Eliminates Indiana State, 5-2

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Patrick O’Brien pitched into the seventh inning and Youngstown State earned its first NCAA tournament victory, holding off Indiana State 5-2 on Saturday in a regional elimination game. The Penguins (17-37) will play Sunday afternoon against the...

6 Cleveland Officers Indicted In Deadly Car Chase

CLEVELAND (AP) — A police car chase that ended in a schoolyard with two unarmed suspects dying in a hail of 137 bullets is part of a wide-ranging federal investigation into the Cleveland Police Department’s use of deadly force and its pursuit policies. Six officers in the...

Authorities Investigating Ohio Derailment

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities are at the scene of a train derailment near Cincinnati. Police in Miami Township in Hamilton County say the train was carrying auto parts. There were no environmental hazards or injuries reported. Police say the train was some 2 miles long. The...

Speed Blamed In Ohio Car Crash That Killed 2

BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) — Police say speed was a factor in an early morning car crash that killed two people in southwest Ohio. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the driver of a car lost control and it ended up running off the road and into a creek area. Authorities say the driver...

State Exploring Sale Of Toledo Office Building

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials are looking into selling a state-owned office tower in Toledo that houses government offices. State officials have talked with the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority about selling the building to the agency. The office tower houses city, county,...

Ohio Panel OKs $814K To Upgrade Broadband Network

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative panel has approved more than $814,000 for Ohio State University to help upgrade part of the backbone of an existing high-speed fiber-optic network that connects Ohio universities and research facilities. The state Controlling Board approved the...

Goodyear Begins Scouting Sites For New Factory

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is ready to begin looking at locations for a new $500 million tire plant. The company says the search is wide open and it will consider sites in North and South America. Goodyear announced this past week that it will...