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APNewsBreak: Ohio Adds 2 Charter Schools To Probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A spokesman says additional complaints have prompted Ohio to expand its review of an embattled charter school chain to two additional cities. The Ohio Department of Education was already investigating a Dayton-area Horizon Academy, after teachers shared...

Mall Mashup: Washington Prime To Buy Glimcher

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Prime Group Inc., which spun off from mall operator Simon Property Group earlier this year, is buying rival mall operator Glimcher Realty Trust for about $2.06 billion. The combined company will own 119 malls and shopping centers around the country....

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Montreal 2, Los Angeles 2, tie New York 1, D.C. United 0 Vancouver 2, San Jose 0 Sporting Kansas City 4, Chivas USA 0 Seattle FC 3, Real Salt Lake 2 Philadelphia 2, New York 2, tie New England 2, Montreal 1 Chicago 1, Toronto...

Greater Chance Of Ohio Drivers Hitting A Deer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans have a greater chance of running into a deer on the road over the next year. That’s according to State Farm, the state’s largest insurer, which says motorists in the Buckeye State have a 1-in-127 chance of hitting a deer in the one-year...

Police: Ohio Homicide Suspect Set Himself On Fire

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who stepped into traffic and then set himself on fire in an apparent suicide attempt has been connected to a woman found dead in a Cleveland home, authorities said. Hugo Ramos, who was in critical condition at a Cleveland hospital, is a homicide suspect in...

Ohio Woman Wants Playing Cards To Publicize Crimes

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati city officials have pledged to help a crime-victim advocate produce decks of playing cards featuring cold-case homicides. Hope Dudley says the aim is to get the cards — each one featuring the victim of an unsolved murder — into the hands of prison...

Toledo Law School Cuts Tuition To Stay Competitive

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The University of Toledo’s law school says it’s cutting in-state tuition to try to remain competitive. The school’s board of trustees on Monday unanimously approved the 13-percent tuition cut. Law School Dean Daniel Steinbock says the move...

Ohio Police Chief Pepper-sprayed 15-year-old Girl

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Dayton’s police chief is defending his use of pepper spray on a 15-year-old girl accused of assaulting people at a downtown street fair last weekend. Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl says he was helping officers break up a large fight at Friday’s...

Top 5 Finalists Selected In Miss America Pageant

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The top 5 finalists in this year’s Miss America pageant have been chosen. They are: —Miss Arkansas Ashton Jo Campbell; —Miss Florida Victoria Cowen; —Miss New York Kira Kazantsev; —Miss Viriginia Courtney Paige Garrett, and —Miss Massachusetts...

Alan Fadel Tops US Senior Amateur Qualifiers

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alan Fadel shot a 5-under 67 on Sunday in the U.S. Senior Amateur to top the 64 match-play qualifiers. The 59-year-old Fadel, from Toledo, Ohio, had a 7-under 137 total at Big Canyon. First-round leader Tim Jackson was a stroke back after a 72. The...