House Records 1st Major-league Win For Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — T.J. House allowed three runs over 6 2-3 innings for his first major league win and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Saturday night. House (1-2) scattered nine hits, struck out three and didn’t walk a batter. The rookie left-hander...

Possible Chemical Leak Forces Columbus Evacuations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials are evacuating an area around a Columbus plant amid concerns of a possible chemical leak. According to WBNS-TV ( ), hazardous material crews were called to the AkzoNobel Coatings Inc. plant in north Columbus shortly after 6:45 p.m. Saturday. Fire...

Brewers Beat Reds 1-0, End 4-game Slide

CINCINNATI (AP) — Matt Garza threw a two-hitter for his fourth career shutout, and the Milwaukee Brewers ended their four-game losing streak by beating the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 on Saturday night. Despite a slump that matched their longest of the season, the Brewers maintained the...

Authorities: Motorcycle Rider Killed In Ohio Crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a motorcycle rider was killed in a crash and another other vehicle apparently left the scene in central Ohio before authorities arrived. Local media report that the Franklin County sheriff’s office says a person riding the...

Authorities: Motorcycle Rider Killed In Ohio Crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a motorcycle rider was killed in a crash and another other vehicle apparently left the scene in central Ohio before authorities arrived. Local media report that the Franklin County sheriff’s office says a person riding the...

Brewers’ Braun Leaves With Back Spasms

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun left a game against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday with spasms in his lower back. Braun struck out swinging in the first and played right field in the bottom half of the inning. He was replaced in the field by Logan Schafer for...

Authorities Suspect Fireworks Caused Fatal Fire

PROCTORVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities suspect that a house fire that killed a couple in southern Ohio may have been sparked by illegal use of fireworks in the area. The state fire marshal’s office said in a statement Saturday that a man and woman, both in their 70s, were...

Browns WR Gordon Charged With DWI In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police say Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after speeding down a street in Raleigh. Police spokesman Jim Sughrue said Gordon was taken into custody after being pulled over for going 50 mph in...

Priest Guilty Of Killing Nun Will Get Funeral Mass

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio diocesan official says a Catholic priest convicted of stabbing and strangling a nun 34 years ago in a hospital chapel will receive a funeral Mass. The official with the Toledo diocese says the Rev. Gerald Robinson remains an ordained priest and his...

Jackets Retain Savard, Sign Penguins’ Gibbons

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman David Savard to a two-year contract a day after adding free-agent center Brian Gibbons. The 23-year-old Savard scored five goals and had 10 assists in 70 games last season. The third rounder in the 2009 draft...