Ohio Tornadoes Damage Businesses, Interrupt Graduation

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Tornadoes that swept through southwest Ohio tossed drainage pipes through the glass windows of a motorcycle shop and heavily damaged a handful of homes. Authorities say there are no reports of serious injuries from the storm Wednesday night. Suspected...

APNewsBreak: Ohio Candidate Raises Cash To Uncapped Fund

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrat Nan Whaley is using a re-election campaign for Dayton mayor that’s not subject to state contribution limits to raise money for her 2018 bid for Ohio governor. A notice on Whaley’s campaign website informing potential donors that the...

Lue: Cavs’ Irving Feeling ‘good’ After Game 4 Ankle Injury

BOSTON (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says that Kyrie Irving’s left ankle is feeling “good” in advance of Cleveland’s Game 5 matchup Thursday night with the Celtics. Irving was moving around and putting up shots during the Cavs’ morning...

Bond Set At $7M For Suspect In Ohio House Fire That Killed 7

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set bond at $7 million for an Ohio man accused of setting a fire that killed seven of his neighbors, including five children. Fifty-eight-year-old Stanley Ford was initially denied bond initially, but that changed after his lawyer argued on Thursday...

Emirati Man Detained Over Terror Fears Sues Ohio Hotel, Cops

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Emirati man briefly detained at an Ohio hotel after a clerk heard him speaking Arabic and thought he was a terrorist has sued the hotel chain, police and others. Ahmed Al-Menhali was staying at a hotel outside Cleveland last June when Avon police responded to...

Ohio Judge Rejects Motion To Dismiss Charges Against Officer

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jury selection is underway after an Ohio judge rejected a defense motion to dismiss charges in the retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist. Attorneys for former University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing had filed a motion...

Ohio Watchdog Faults Ohio Agency For Handling Of IT Contract

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state investigation has cleared a now-retired state administrator but found her department violated rules in awarding a state information-technology contract. The Columbus Dispatch reported (http://bit.ly/2rYfhDX) Ohio Inspector General Randall...

No Criminal Charges For Police After Suspect Hangs Himself

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say no police officers will be charged criminally after a child pornography suspect hanged himself in a holding cell at a northeast Ohio police station. The Chronicle-Telegram reports ( ) an investigation by the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office...

Abercrombie Loss Widens, But Hollister Remains A Bright Spot

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch Co.’s loss widened in its first quarter as revenue fell, but strong sales at its surf-inspired Hollister chain offset a continued decline at the teen retailer’s namesake brand. The company also said it expects its...

Abercrombie Reports 1Q Loss

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) on Thursday reported a loss of $61.7 million in its fiscal first quarter. The New Albany, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of 91 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for pretax expenses, were 72 cents per share. The...