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Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal (3) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (0) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Cleveland. Washington won 124-112. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Beal scores 36 as weary Wizards down Cavs 124-112

Jan. 23, 2020 11:31 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks wanted his players to embrace the adversity they faced going into Thursday night. They certainly listened. Bradley Beal scored 36 points and the weary Wizards, overcoming an overtime loss and early morning arrival in town, defeated the Cleveland...

McCloud's strong finish as Green Bay edges Cleveland St.

Jan. 23, 2020 9:41 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — JayQuan McCloud scored 31 points and came up big in the final minute, converting a three-point play and later adding two free throws as Green Bay fended off a late Cleveland State surge 78-74 Thursday night. Green Bay (10-11, 5-3 Horizon League) led by 12 with a little over three minutes...

Corrections department changes inspections

Jan. 23, 2020 6:03 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio corrections officials will soon conduct surprise visits of jails and require mandatory reporting of incidents like suicides and escapes, following a string of lawsuits and inmate deaths in multiple county jails. Starting this year, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and...

Philadelphia Archbishop-elect Nelson J. Perez addresses those assembled at the Archdiocese's offices after his introduction by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, as the 14th Bishop and 10th Archbishop of Philadelphia, on Thursday, January 23, 2020.   (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP )

Cleveland bishop named Philadelphia’s next archbishop

Jan. 23, 2020 4:23 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Roman Catholic bishop of Cleveland will become the new leader of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Vatican announced Thursday, making him the first Hispanic archbishop to lead the region’s 1.3 million-member flock. Nelson Perez, who spent most of his early pastoral career...

Winner of $375M Mega Millions prize chooses $182M payout now

Jan. 23, 2020 1:14 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Whoever bought the winning Ohio ticket for a $375 million Mega Millions prize last month will remain a mystery, at least publicly. The jackpot — the largest Ohio Lottery prize ever won — was claimed in trust, the lottery said. The winner or winners chose the cash option prize...

Boy, 15, charged in death of girl struck during police chase

Jan. 23, 2020 3:00 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The 15-year-old boy accused of driving a stolen car that struck and killed a 13-year-old girl during a police pursuit faces murder and other charges in juvenile court in Cleveland, records show. He also was charged with the juvenile equivalent of aggravated robbery, failure to comply and...

This undated photo provided by the Minnesota Vikings shows George Paton. New Browns coach Kevin Stefanski could be reuniting with an old friend in Cleveland. The team is interviewing Vikings assistant general manager George Paton for the second time to be their new GM, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (Minnesota Vikings via AP)

Browns still seeking GM, meet second with Vikings assistant

Jan. 22, 2020 10:08 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — New Browns coach Kevin Stefanski isn't campaigning to bring a former close colleague and friend to Cleveland. At least not publicly, Looking for a general manager to pair with Stefanski, the Browns interviewed Vikings assistant general manager George Paton for the second time Wednesday for...

Detroit Pistons' Derrick Rose (25) drives against Cleveland Cavaliers' Ante Zizic (41) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Cleveland. Detroit won 115-113.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cavs C Zizic out indefinitely with vertigo-like symptoms

Jan. 22, 2020 3:34 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers center Ante Zizic is sidelined indefinitely after experiencing dizziness and other vertigo-like symptoms. The team said Wednesday that Zizic, who has missed Cleveland's past five games, has been diagnosed with a vestibular condition. The 23-year-old Croatian has been nauseous and...

Ohio priest pleads not guilty to child-porn related charges

Jan. 22, 2020 1:56 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Catholic priest pleaded not guilty to 21 child pornography-related counts in a Cleveland courtroom on Wednesday. The Rev. Robert McWilliams, 39, was indicted last week by a Cuyahoga County grand jury. He was arrested last month at a parish in the Cleveland suburb of Strongsville...

Officer who tried to kidnap girl gets over 4 years in prison

Jan. 22, 2020 2:00 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — An off-duty Cleveland police officer who pleaded guilty to attempting to kidnap a 12-year-old girl waiting for a school bus has been sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison. Solomon Nhiwatiwa, 34, apologized in court Tuesday before a Cuyahoga County judge sentenced him in a plea agreement that...