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3rd attempted murder charge filed in shooting of Indiana cop

Aug. 19, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed a third attempted murder charge against a man accused of shooting an eastern Indiana police officer in the head during a traffic stop and search for possible narcotics. The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office filed the new charge against...

Daniil Medvedev rounding into form in time as US Open looms

Aug. 19, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Top-ranked Daniil Medvedev moved into the Western & Southern Open semifinals Friday as he prepares for his U.S. Open title defense, beating 11th-seeded Taylor Fritz 7-6 (1), 6-3. Medvedev, the 26-year-old Russian banned from Wimbledon for his country’s...

White Sox add veteran SS Andrus with star Anderson injured

Aug. 19, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Chicago White Sox signed Elvis Andrus for the remainder of the season on Friday, adding a veteran shortstop who can fill in for injured All-Star Tim Anderson. Andrus, who turns 34 next week, recently cleared waivers after being designated for assignment by the...

Browns trusting QB Brissett while Watson serves suspension

Aug. 19, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As Jacoby Brissett sat at a nearby table patiently waiting for his turn at the podium Friday, linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah wrapped up his interview session with some strong praise for his veteran teammate. During chats sitting in front of their side-by-side...

After exodus of stars, No. 23 Cincinnati tries to reload

Aug. 19, 2022 02:56 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The cupboard wasn't left completely bare, but Luke Fickell had some major restocking to do. The sixth-year Cincinnati coach is tasked with following up a historic 2021 season that saw the Bearcats become the first team outside a Power Five conference to crack the...

Keys knocks out No. 1 Swiatek at Western & Southern Open

Aug. 18, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — American Madison Keys upset No. 1 Iga Swiatek 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Western & Southern Open quarterfinals. Swiatek, a two-time Grand Slam champion, hasn’t gotten past the round of 16 in four tournaments since winning the French Open in June. ...

Watson suspension delays payoff on Browns' big gamble for QB

Aug. 18, 2022 21:05 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The franchise quarterback who brought baggage and Super Bowl dreams to Cleveland won't play for two months. It's always something with the Browns, who have a well-chronicled history of missteps. Deshaun Watson's acceptance of an 11-game suspension...

Browns' Deshaun Watson suspended 11 games, fined $5 million

Aug. 18, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will serve an 11-game unpaid suspension, pay a $5 million fine and undergo professional evaluation and treatment as part of a settlement with the NFL following accusations of sexual misconduct by two dozen women. The...

Single lawsuit last remaining legal issue for Deshaun Watson

Aug. 18, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When the first woman accused Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct during a massage session in a lawsuit filed in March 2021, it was just the initial step in a protracted saga that would eventually encompass 23 more civil filings, a criminal investigation and the possibility of...

Ohio GOP misses disputed deadline for new US House map

Aug. 18, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's latest court-imposed deadline for redrawing U.S. House district boundaries came and went Thursday without a new congressional map. Ohio House Speaker Bob Cupp, an influential Republican and former justice, rejected any need for lawmakers to meet a...