Longtime SW Ohio Sheriff Dies 2 Days After Successor Elected

TROY, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a longtime sheriff in southwest Ohio who had been in failing health died two days after his chief deputy was elected as his successor. Charles Cox had been the Miami County sheriff since 1988. The 71-year-old died Thursday at a hospice facility in...

Ohio Zoo Optimistic On Survival Of 2 Newborn Polar Bear Cubs

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio zoo says two polar bear cubs born this week appear to be strong, and officials are optimistic about their survival. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says the cubs were born Tuesday to 9-year-old Anana, a first-time mother who’s caring for them....

Browns-Ravens Stats

Bal_FG Tucker 25, 10:29. Cle_DeValve 25 pass from Kessler (Parkey kick), 6:30. Bal_FG Tucker 40, :00. Bal_Waller 4 pass from Flacco (Tucker kick), 9:36. Bal_S.Smith 11 pass from Flacco (Juszczyk pass from Flacco), 2:05. Bal_Perriman 27 pass from Flacco (Tucker kick), 6:21....

Flacco, Ravens Keep Browns Winless With 28-7 Rout

BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Flacco threw three touchdown passes, and the Baltimore Ravens beat Cleveland 28-7 on Thursday night to leave the winless Browns at a historic low point in franchise history. Baltimore trailed 7-3 late in the second quarter before gaining control during a...

Wild-Penguins Sums

First Period_1, Pittsburgh, Crosby 9 (Kessel, Letang), 7:53 (pp). 2, Minnesota, Coyle 4 (Staal, Suter), 18:09 (pp). Penalties_Minnesota bench, served by Stewart (too many men on the ice), 6:55; Daley, PIT, (delay of game), 16:44. Second Period_3, Pittsburgh, Hornqvist 5 (Malkin,...

Blue Jackets-Bruins Sums

First Period_1, Columbus, Foligno 5 (Wennberg), 2:29. 2, Boston, Krug 1 (Krejci, Backes), 8:47. 3, Boston, Beleskey 1 (Czarnik), 9:55. 4, Boston, Czarnik 2 (Nash, Beleskey), 12:24. 5, Boston, Schaller 2 (Moore), 12:48. Penalties_Beleskey, BOS, (hooking), 6:02; Boston bench,...

Boston Takes Early Lead, Beats Blue Jackets 5-2

BOSTON (AP) — David Backes, David Krejci and Austin Czarnik all had two points for Boston to lift the Bruins past the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Thursday night. Boston won for the fifth time in seven games and has scored 11 goals in its two wins over Columbus this season. The...

Specter Of Politics Hangs Over US-Mexico Match

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When the U.S. and Mexico meet in a World Cup qualifier Friday night in Ohio, the rivals will play against a backdrop of amped-up political vitriol provoked by Donald Trump during his successful presidential campaign. Winning this swing state with 52 percent...

Yanda Inactive For Ravens Against Browns

BALTIMORE (AP) — Five-time Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda has been placed on the inactive list by the Baltimore Ravens for their Thursday night game against the Cleveland Browns. Yanda has been dealing with a shoulder injury for much of the season. He returned from a two-game...

Autopsy: 13-year-old Boy Killed By Police Was Shot 3 Times

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old boy fatally shot by police during an investigation into a robbery report was struck three times on his left side, according to autopsy results released Thursday. The report from Franklin County coroner Dr. Anahi Ortiz listed Tyre King’s...