UC Football Player Dies In Motorcycle Crash

CINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati says one of its football players has been killed in a motorcycle accident. The school said in a release that redshirt freshman running back Chamoda (chuh-MOH-dah) Kennedy-Palmore was riding his motorcycle in Cincinnati when a...

Boehner Visits Maine To Raise Money For Poliquin

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner paid a visit Thursday to help raise money for Republican Bruce Poliquin, saying the former state treasurer has a “real shot at winning” Maine’s 2nd Congressional District seat. The state Democratic Party chairman...

Head Of Ohio Prisons Oversight Panel Reinstated

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The executive director of a prisons oversight committee who faced firing over alleged insubordination is in the clear and back on the job, the committee chairwoman who tried to fire her said Thursday. Joanna Saul, who runs the bipartisan Correctional...

Zone Read Still Giving Defenses Fits

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The zone read has become one of the most popular offenses in college football, a multidimensional shotgun-based option system that requires impeccable timing and often leaves defenses guessing and grasping. The innovation hatched from a mistake. The year was...

Reds Eliminate Brewers With 5-3 Win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Phillips hit his first home run in almost three months and rookie David Holmberg pitched six solid innings as the Cincinnati Reds officially ended Milwaukee’s postseason hopes with a 5-3 win on Thursday. Milwaukee’s loss meant the San...

Reds 5, Brewers 3

E_R.Weeks 2 (7), J.Rogers (1). DP_Cincinnati 1. LOB_Milwaukee 5, Cincinnati 8. 2B_Bruce (21). HR_R.Weeks (8), Phillips (8). S_B.Pena, Holmberg. SF_K.Davis. Gallardo pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. HBP_by Holmberg (R.Weeks). WP_Gallardo, Holmberg. Umpires_Home, Dale Scott; First,...

Christie Ramps Up Travel In Midterm Homestretch

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has already spent more than a third of his second term outside New Jersey, mostly stumping and raising money for fellow Republicans. As the midterm election draws near, the prospective White House candidate is planning even more time on the...

Family Attorney Says Traficant ‘very Critical’

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for the family of former U.S. Rep. James Traficant said Thursday that the ex-congressman remains in “very critical” condition after being injured in an accident on his farm outside of Youngstown in northeast Ohio. Heidi Hanni said...

Family Attorney Says Traficant ‘very Critical’

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for the family of former U.S. Rep. James Traficant said Thursday that the ex-congressman remains in “very critical” condition after being injured in an accident on his farm outside of Youngstown in northeast Ohio. Heidi Hanni said...

Ohio Judge’s Attorney Wants Charges Dismissed

CINCINNATI (AP) — The attorney for a southwest Ohio judge being tried on felony counts says the case against her should be thrown out. Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Norbert Nadel (Nay-DEL’) listened to arguments Thursday on a motion by defense attorney Clyde Bennett...