Long Scattered, Adoptees Search For Lost Families

MCCAYSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — They were adopted off-the-books decades ago, scattered by a Georgia doctor who took $100 or $1,000 or something in between to send desperate couples home with new sons and daughters. Now some of the adoptees have turned to fresh DNA testing in hopes of...

GOP Sen. Portman Sets Town Hall With Ohio Veterans

MOUNT CARMEL, Ohio (AP) — Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio is meeting with veterans about concerns related to problems with the Department of Veterans Affairs. He scheduled a Friday town hall meeting at an American Legion Post in Mount Carmel, about 20 miles east of...

2 Accused Of Neglect In Son’s Death Due In Court

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio man and his wife will be arraigned on involuntary manslaughter charges 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....

Suspect In Fatal Ohio Arson Fire To Be Sentenced

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man twice convicted of killing nine people in Cleveland’s deadliest arson fire was scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. Antun Lewis, 30, of Cleveland, faces a possible life sentence on Friday after a jury found him guilty of a single count of arson...

5 Things To Know About ‘Hicks Babies’ Background

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (AP) — More than 200 newborns in the 1950s and ’60s were relocated in off-the-books adoptions through Dr. Thomas Hicks’ McCaysville clinic in far northern Georgia. Some of the adoptees, now in their 50s and 60s, are trying again to find blood...

Long Scattered, Adoptees Search For Lost Family

MCCAYSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — They were adopted off-the-books decades ago, scattered by a Georgia doctor who took $100 or $1,000 or something in between to send desperate couples home with new sons and daughters. Now some of the adoptees have turned to fresh DNA testing in hopes of...

Frontier League

___ Traverse City 3, Evansville 1 Lake Erie 2, Washington 1 Frontier at Rockford, 1st game, ppd., rain Schaumburg 1, River City 0, 5 innings Windy City 5, Florence 0, 5 innings Southern Illinois 11, Gateway 2 Normal at Joliet, ccd., rain Frontier at Rockford, 2nd game, ppd., rain...

AP Source: Cavaliers Offer Blatt Coaching Job

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says the Cavaliers have offered successful European coach David Blatt their coaching job and are discussing a contract. After an exhaustive, five-week search, the Cavs zeroed in on Blatt and are in negotiations with him, said...

Eastern League

___ Binghamton 6, Richmond 0 New Britain at Harrisburg, 7 p.m. Akron 3, Reading 2 Altoona at New Hampshire, 7:05 p.m. Reading at New Britain, 6:35 p.m. Binghamton at Bowie, 6:35 p.m. Akron at Harrisburg, 7 p.m. Altoona at Portland, 7 p.m. Portland 2, Altoona 1, 2 innings, comp....

Pirates Beat Reds On Russell Walk-off Walk In 12th

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Russell Martin drew a bases-loaded walk from Tony Cingrani with two outs in the 12th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep. Devin Mesoraco hit a solo homer off Pirates closer Jason Grilli with one out...