Openings Set In Ohio Trial Over Campaign Donations

CLEVELAND (AP) — The prosecution and defense are ready to outline their cases at the Cleveland trial of a millionaire businessman accused of funneling illegal campaign contributions to two Republican candidates. Opening statements were scheduled Wednesday in the trial of Benjamin...

Sentencing Set For SW Ohio Teen In Home Arson Case

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Sentencing is scheduled June 10 for a 17-year-old honor student who pleaded guilty to charges that he tried to kill his parents by tying their bedroom doors shut and setting their suburban southwest Ohio home on fire. Butler County Common Pleas Court Judge...

Red Sox Fall Again To Indians 5-3

CLEVELAND (AP) — For a moment, it looked as if the Red Sox could overcome Jake Peavy’s rocky first inning. That moment came and went quickly, however, as the Cleveland Indians scored two runs in the seventh, sending Boston to a 5-3 loss Tuesday night. Peavy allowed three...

Giants Have Season-high 4 Errors, Lose To Reds 8-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tim Lincecum got a little rattled, leading to yet another very bad night against the Reds. Devin Mesoraco hit a two-run homer off the right-hander and Jay Bruce emerged from a slump by driving in a pair of runs Tuesday night, leading Cincinnati to its...

Bourn’s Clutch Hit Gives Indians 5-3 Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Bourn hit a two-run double in the seventh inning to break a tie and the Cleveland Indians won their season-high fifth straight with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. Bourn’s double off Andrew Miller snapped a 3-all tie and sent...

International League

___ Columbus 5, Gwinnett 1 Indianapolis at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Toledo at Buffalo, 7:05 p.m. Rochester at Charlotte, 7:05 p.m. Pawtucket at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Louisville at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Norfolk at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 7:05 p.m. Rochester at Charlotte, 6:05 p.m., 1st game...

Eastern League

___ Akron 5, New Britain 3 New Hampshire 10, Bowie 2 Trenton at Richmond, 6:35 p.m. Binghamton at Altoona, 7 p.m. Reading at Harrisburg, 7 p.m. Erie at Portland, 7 p.m. Bowie at New Hampshire, 10:35 a.m. Akron at New Britain, 6:35 p.m. Trenton at Richmond, 6:35 p.m. Binghamton at...

Man Walks Into Browns Practice Looking For Tryout

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — A former high school player from New Mexico wandered onto the Cleveland Browns’ practice field hoping to get a tryout. The unidentified man walked onto the field at the team’s training headquarters on Tuesday with an equipment bag strapped to his...

Ohio State Track, Cross Country Coach Resigning

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says the head coach of its men’s track and field and cross country programs is resigning. A statement from the associate athletic director for sport administration says Ed Beathea will coach the Buckeyes through the NCAA championships next...

Families Sue Over Crash That Killed 4 Ohio Teens

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Parents of three of the four teens killed in a car crash near a northeast Ohio railroad crossing are suing rail company CSX Transportation Inc. and local officials from neighboring townships and counties. The wrongful death lawsuit filed Monday in Lorain...