Fugitive Surrender Program Draws Big Crowd In Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A program to help people with outstanding warrants get their troubles behind them has drawn more than 1,500 people in one northeastern Ohio city. The four-day program in Akron wrapped on Saturday. It doesn’t allow people with warrants to forego their...

Black Bear Spotted Outside Church Near Cincinnati

OAKLEY, Ohio (AP) — The elusive black bear wandering all over suburban Cincinnati this past week has been spotted again, this time outside a church. Residents a police say the young bear was seen outside a church Sunday morning in the suburb of Oakley just east of Cincinnati....

Coroner: Ohio Student Died From Caffeine Overdose

LAGRANGE, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio coroner says a high school senior found dead a week before graduation died from a caffeine overdose. An autopsy found that Logan Stiner had a lethal amount of caffeine in his system when he died at home on May 27. The 18-year-old was a senior...

Ohio Team’s Hot Dog A Tribute To Johnny Football

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A minor league baseball team in Ohio now has a hot dog on its menu in honor of Johnny Football. The Akron RubberDucks say the “Johnny Footlong” is a tribute to new Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. The hot dog is topped with Texas chili,...

Ohio Sheriff: Amish Target In Attacks, Burglaries

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff in northeastern Ohio is looking into a spree of attacks and burglaries against the Amish. The Geauga (jee-AW’-guh) County sheriff says the string of crimes happened nearly a week ago near Middlefield east of Cleveland. Sheriff Dan...

Toledo Weighing Downtown Market Renovations

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo officials are weighing whether to spruce up a downtown market to attract new businesses. The city council in Toledo will decide on spending about $150,000 to fix the Erie Street Market’s roof and its heating and cooling system. Toledo Mayor D....

Giants’ Romo Says He’s Getting Better

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sergio Romo says he’s becoming the same closer who helped San Francisco win a World Series title. Cincinnati’s Brandon Phillips just ruined the party. “I did not hang that slider but it was too good of a pitch,” Romo said after the...

Reds Score 5 In 11th To Beat Giants 7-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zack Cozart made sure Brandon Phillips was going to enjoy his birthday. Both of them gave the Cincinnati Reds something to celebrate. Cozart drove in two runs with a tiebreaking single and the surging Reds scored five times with two outs in the 11th inning to...

Cozart, Reds Score 5 In 11th To Beat Giants 7-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zack Cozart drove in two runs with a tiebreaking single and the surging Cincinnati Reds scored five times with two outs in the 11th inning to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 Saturday night. Chris Heisey followed with a two-run triple and Billy Hamilton...

Crew Fan In Hospital After Lightning Strike

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew rescheduled their game against FC Dallas for Sunday afternoon as an off-duty firefighter remains hospitalized after going into cardiac arrest following a lightning strike that postponed Saturday’s game. Firefighters said there was a...