Coast Guard Warns Of Falling Lake Erie Water Temps

CLEVELAND (AP) — Coast Guard officials are warning boaters on the Great Lakes of falling water temperatures despite continuing warm weather. Safety officials with the U.S. Coast Guard Ninth District in Cleveland say water temperatures in Lake Erie are down to 60 degrees...

Ohio Wildlife Agency Opens Deer Hunting Season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is opening deer hunting with the annual archery season, followed by antlerless muzzleloader and youth guns seasons. Deer hunters participating in the archery season that starts Saturday must have a valid Ohio hunting license and a valid deer...

Business Accelerator In Ohio Gets $2.5M Grant

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An organization in northeastern Ohio that provides support to technology based startup companies has received a $2.5 million grant to help create an entrepreneurial development center. The Bits and Atoms Innovation Center will be located in Akron and is...

VA Secretary McDonald To Visit Ohio Hospital

CINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald will be back in Cincinnati this weekend. McDonald planned to be at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center on Saturday for a tour and to meet with staffers and greet veterans. He has been visiting centers around the country...

Ohioans Can Dispose Of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans will be able to safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs at more than 200 locations around the state on Saturday. The Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is taking place across the nation. In Ohio...

Ex-congressman Traficant Off ‘backup’ Respirator

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A family attorney says former U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. has been taken off a respirator although he’s always been able to breathe on his own since he was critically injured and hospitalized following an Ohio farm accident. Attorney Heidi Hanni...

Rays Waste Archer’s Outing In 1-0 To Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Chris Archer turned in one of his best performances of the season. Unfortunately for the Tampa Bay Rays, he was matched up against one of the favorites for the AL Cy Young Award. Archer’s only mistake — Jose Ramirez’s homer in the first — cost him the...

Commissioner: Ohio Prosecutor Kills Self At Home

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A long-serving Ohio county prosecutor who was sued by a former prison inmate he helped to convict has killed himself at home. Richland County Commissioner Ed Olson says prosecutor James Mayer Jr. shot and killed himself Friday night. The Mansfield Police...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. x- clinched playoff berth ___ FC Dallas 3, Seattle FC 1 New England 3, Sporting Kansas City 2 Portland at Toronto FC, 1 p.m. Philadelphia at D.C. United, 3 p.m. Chivas USA at Seattle FC, 4 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Vancouver, 7 p.m....

Pirates Stay Hot With 3-1 Win Over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Travis Snider and Andrew McCutchen hit consecutive run-scoring doubles in the eighth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 on Friday night to keep the pressure on NL Central-leading St. Louis. The Pirates have won five of six and 17 of...