LeBron A Free Agent After Declining Option On Contract

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is a free agent after declining his player option for next season with the NBA champion Cavaliers. The move was expected by James, who said last week he intends to...

Ohio Awards Nearly $28M In Historic-preservation Tax Credits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has awarded nearly $28 million in tax credits to help rehabilitate 39 historic buildings around the state. The Ohio Development Services Agency on Tuesday awarded $27.8...

Police: Boy, 15, Charged In Shooting After Cavaliers Parade

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a teenager suspected in the shooting of a 13-year-old girl following Cleveland Cavaliers’ championship parade last week has been taken into custody. An arrest...

Ohio Prisons Get $1.3M From Selling About 1,400 Dairy Cattle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Records show Ohio’s prisons agency made nearly $1.3 million after selling about 1,400 dairy cattle as part of a larger effort to raise money for new rehabilitation and...

Audit: Dead People Got Food Stamps, $29M Spent Out-of-state

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say a $48,000 audit of Ohio’s food stamp program found roughly $31,000 in questionable costs, including benefits used by dead people and duplicate...

New Las Vegas Club Has Edge Over NHL’s 2000 Expansion Teams

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With the new franchise’s prospects on the ice in front of them at the team’s first rookie camp, Minnesota Wild general manager Doug Risebrough sat down next to...

Abortion Ruling Sends Message, Though Ohio Impact Unclear

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down Texas restrictions on abortion clinics might bring renewed focus on an Ohio proposal regarding aborted fetal remains. A bill that...

Ohio Prosecutor To Announce 500th Indictment From Rape Kits

CLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor in Cleveland is set to announce that Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County has indicted its 500th rape defendant identified from DNA evidence found in previously...