Athens Couple Works To Rescue Horses From Meat Auctions

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A husband and wife team who co-own a horse farm in Athens has made it their mission to rescue unwanted equines from the perils of Ohio’s meat auctions. While federal legislation outlawing the slaughter of horses for meat took effect in 2007, Rachel...

State Helps Pay For 3 Funerals After 8 Family Members Killed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general has approved $22,500 to help pay for the funerals of three siblings who were among eight family members slain earlier this year. The Columbus Dispatch reports Saturday the Ohio Victims of Crime Compensation Program approved the...

Minor Injuries For Ohio’s Sherrod Brown After Car Crash

PARMA, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and a staff member were treated for minor injuries after a driver ran a stop sign and struck the senator’s vehicle. The accident happened Thursday in Parma in suburban Cleveland as the staff member was driving Brown’s 2016...

Judge Won’t Move Man’s Trial In Ohio Policeman’s Slaying Now

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has refused to move the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting an Ohio policeman and says the defense request is premature. Herschel Jones III pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges in the January slaying of Danville...

Pumpkin Topping 1,500 Pounds Wins Circleville Weigh-off

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man took home the top prize in the 110th annual Circleville Pumpkin Show with a gourd that weighed in at a whopping 1,553.5 pounds. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) Washington Township’s Cecil Weston was on a mission to beat Bob and Jo...

Ohioans Urged To Dispose Of Unused Prescription Drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans are being encouraged to drop off any unneeded, unwanted or expired prescription drugs during the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The annual U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration initiative is being held on Saturday. It targets unused...

Cincinnati Braces For Racially Charged Police Shooting Trial

CINCINNATI (AP) — Under tight courthouse security and close monitoring by local officials concerned about keeping the peace, jury selection begins Tuesday for the murder trial of a white university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop....

Early Voting Data Shows Strengths For Trump And Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters casting ballots before Election Day, and may also be building an early vote advantage in Arizona and Colorado. Donald Trump,...

AHL Glance

Note: Two points for a team winning in overtime or shootout; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one which is registered in the OTL or SOL columns. Manitoba 5, Bakersfield 4 Albany 3, Binghamton 2, SO Rockford 2, Grand Rapids 1 Utica 5, Syracuse 4 Bridgeport 5,...

Blue Jackets Pick Up First Win, Beat Blackhawks 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rookie defenseman Zach Werenski had a goal and an assist, and teammates Nick Foligno and William Karlsson picked up their first goals of the season as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Friday night. Columbus’ Sergei Bobrovsky...