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Police in suburban Cleveland city probe 3 fatal accidents

May. 23, 2020 6:08 PM EDT

EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — Police in a suburban Cleveland city say they are investigating three fatal accidents on Interstate 90 on the first day of the Memorial Day holiday weekend. WOIO-TV reports that Euclid police say two out of the three crashes early Saturday were hit-and-skips. Police said that a...

Regulations could stop Lake Erie wind farm from being built

May. 22, 2020 12:32 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Developers of a proposed six-turbine wind farm in Lake Erie said new restrictions placed on the project could sink it. The Ohio Power Siting Board on Thursday gave the approval needed to begin construction on what would be the first freshwater offshore wind farm in North America. But the...

Indictment: Cleveland man planned hoax call, officer ambush

May. 22, 2020 10:56 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man accused of planning to make a false distress call and kill any responding officers has been indicted on two counts of attempted kidnapping, according to federal prosecutors. Christian Stanley Ferguson, 20, made several posts on social media about how he wanted to make a...

Authorities: Teen's fatal shooting was homicide, not suicide

May. 22, 2020 8:28 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The shooting death of a Cleveland teenager who authorities initially believed had killed himself has now been ruled a homicide. The 16-year-old boy was found dead May 12 in a home in the city’s Union-Miles neighborhood, authorities said. He had been shot in the head. Investigators...

Man who shot, wounded Cleveland cop gets 19-year sentence

May. 21, 2020 7:36 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who shot and injured a Cleveland police officer with an assault-type rifle while the officer was responding to a call is now headed to prison. Jonathan Chambers received a 19-year sentence on Wednesday. He had pleaded guilty in February to three counts of attempted murder....

In this Jan. 26, 2020 photo AFC wide receiver Jarvis Landry, of the Cleveland Browns, runs the ball up the field during the NFL Pro Bowl football game against the NFC in Orlando, Fla. The Browns wide receiver has made the most of being quarantined the past two months and said he's ahead of schedule as he recovers from off-season hip surgery. Landry, who has never missed a game in his NFL career, said on a Zoom call Wednesday, May 20, 2020 that his rehab has gone well and that he envisions being back in the field in August _ assuming players are allowed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)

Browns' Landry ahead of schedule in rehab from hip surgery

May. 20, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Quarantine has allowed Browns Pro Bowl wide receiver Jarvis Landry to focus even more on his recovery from off-season hip surgery. Landry, who opted for surgery in February after being slowed by an injury last season, said on a Zoom call Wednesday that his rehab has gone as well as...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cleveland. Tretter never expected his first days in office would include the sports world being shut down by a global pandemic. But Tretter said he’s committed to the health of players and focused on battling a “contact disease.” Tretter said the NFL has the luxury of time before the season starts to make sure every precaution is taken because “this virus isn’t going to kneel down to almighty football.” (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

NFLPA pres Tretter says "hurdles" remain before NFL's return

May. 19, 2020 6:22 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns center JC Tretter is cautiously optimistic the NFL season — at least some version of it — will take place in 2020. He's just not certain when it will start. The newly elected president of the NFL Players Association, Tretter said Tuesday that the COVID-19 virus...

This Date in Baseball

May. 16, 2020 11:19 AM EDT

May 17 1925 — Cleveland’s Tris Speaker got his 3,000th career hit, off Tom Zachary in a 2-1 loss to the Washington Senators. 1939 — The first baseball game on television was broadcast by W2XBS, an experimental station run by NBC in New York. Bill Stern handled the play-by-play, with Princeton...

FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Browns general manager Andrew Berry, center, poses for a photo with owners Jimmy Haslam, left, and Dee Haslam, right, after speaking during a news conference at the NFL football team's training facility in Berea, Ohio. The Cleveland Browns have hired former 49ers executive Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their new vice president of football operations under first-year general manager Andrew Berry. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Browns hire former 49ers exec Adofo-Mensah as assistant GM

May. 15, 2020 12:29 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have hired former 49ers executive Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their new vice president of football operations — a top assistant to first-year general manager Andrew Berry. Adofo-Mensah will join a new staff in Cleveland after Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam...

A directional arrow on a street points to the Signal Iduna Park, Germany's biggest stadium of Borussia Dortmund in Dortmund, Germany, Thursday, May 14, 2020. Bundesliga will now restart on May 16, 2020 when Borussia Dortmund will play the derby against FC Schalke 04 at home without spectators due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

The Latest: Aussie rules football to kick off on June 11

May. 15, 2020 12:12 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Aussie rules football will kick off again on June 11, with the second round of the Australian Football League to be played almost three months after the competition was suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic. Australian...