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Dayton officer, suspect both shot, wounded during struggle

Sep. 22, 2021 09:08 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A physical confrontation between a Dayton police officer and an armed suspect ended with both men being shot and hospitalized, authorities said. The officer had responded to a fraud call at a store around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday and spotted the suspect...

Man charged in deadly arson fires convicted on most counts

Sep. 22, 2021 08:36 AM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of killing nine people in separate arson fires in his Akron neighborhood has been convicted of nearly all the charges he faced. Stanley Ford, 62, faces a potential death sentence after he was found guilty Tuesday night on 26 of the 29...

Pirates deliver blow to Reds' fading playoff chances

Sep. 21, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Gamel homered, Ke'Bryan Hayes had three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates dampened the Cincinnati Reds' dwindling postseason hopes with a 6-2 win Tuesday night. Mitch Keller (5-11) pitched out of trouble with the aid of two double plays to hold off...

Lavelle, Morgan shine as US women rout Paraguay again, 8-0

Sep. 21, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rose Lavelle thrilled her hometown fans with a goal and three assists in the first 15 minutes, Alex Morgan scored three goals and the United States women routed Paraguay 8-0 in an exhibition on Tuesday night. The U.S. topped Paraguay by a combined...

The Latest: Chinese city shuts down over new outbreak worry

Sep. 21, 2021 23:03 PM EDT

BEIJING — Officials in the northeast China city of Harbin say national level health officials have been sent to the city to deal with what may be a coronavirus outbreak. The city of 9.5 million people reported three infection cases Wednesday, a day after discovering a...

Chang 3-run triple off Benintendi's glove, Indians beat KC

Sep. 21, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yu Chang hit a bases-loaded triple off left fielder Andrew Benintendi’s glove in the first inning, leading Cal Quantrill and the Cleveland Indians to a 4-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Ernie Clement homered as the second-place...

Blue Jackets sign G Merzlikins to $27M contract extension

Sep. 21, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets signed goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year, $27 million contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. Merzlikins will be in the final year of a two-year contract this season with a cap hit of $4 million. The new...

Browns' Landry on IR, receiver will miss at least 3 games

Sep. 21, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in his NFL career, Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry will miss a game because of an injury. And not just one. Landry was placed on injured reserve Tuesday with a sprained knee ligament, meaning he must sit out a...

Anthony Pilla, longtime Cleveland bishop, dies at 88

Sep. 21, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former bishop who led the Diocese of Cleveland for 25 years has died. Anthony Pilla, a Cleveland native, died Tuesday at his home, the diocese announced. A cause of death was not disclosed, and church officials said funeral plans would be announced at...

Ohio Rep. Bob Latta contracts COVID-19 after vaccination

Sep. 21, 2021 10:59 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Rep. Bob Latta became the second member of Congress from Ohio to test positive this week for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated against the virus. The Republican lawmaker from the 5th Congressional District announced Tuesday he contracted...