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Winker paces Reds with 5 RBIs in 11-3 rout over Rangers

Jun. 16, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — With his dad set to leave town Sunday evening, Jesse Winker had limited time to provide an extra-special Father's Day. No worries — Joe Winker went to the airport with plenty to be proud of. Winker homered and set career highs with four hits and five RBIs, Yasiel Puig added a...

Police: Delivery driver fatally shot while delivering pizza

Jun. 16, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Ohio say a pizza delivery driver has been fatally shot while parked in front of a house in Cleveland. Cleveland police spokeswoman Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia (chahch) said in a release that the shooting happened early Sunday around midnight. Ciaccia says police found the 28-year-old...

Bill mandates valedictorians in state's school districts

Jun. 16, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker has introduced legislation that would require school districts in Ohio to name a valedictorian and a salutatorian. The House bill introduced by Republican state Rep. Niraj Antani, of Miamisburg, comes after Mason High School in southwestern Ohio decided that it will...

Police: Man fatally shoots self in standoff; officer injured

Jun. 16, 2019 1:16 PM EDT

CANAL FULTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a man has fatally shot himself in a standoff in which an officer was injured. A Canal Fulton police release says officers responded around 6 p.m. Saturday to an apartment after a complaint about 39-year-old Gabriel Mayberry making threatening statements to harm...

In shadow of Cincinnati convent, new lives taking root

Jun. 16, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mary Tamang bows close to the Earth, pulling gently on the asparagus shoots. The plant's been unattended for months, until this Saturday morning. Tamang pulls again. The roots appear. She hands the asparagus to a fellow gardener at St. Clare Convent in Springfield Township. Later, he will...

Summer talks to explore science of Lake Erie

Jun. 16, 2019 11:10 AM EDT

MARBLEHEAD, Ohio (AP) — Staff members of Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab will be offering a series of science talks about Lake Erie over the next several weeks in Ohio. The Lake Erie Science series takes place at Lakeside Chautauqua (shuh-TAW'-kwuh) on the Marblehead Peninsula most Tuesdays through July. All...

Police: 16-year-old boy fatally shot after argument at party

Jun. 16, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a 16-year-old boy has been fatally shot after an argument that took place at a nearby house party. Lorain police in northeast Ohio say officers responded about 4:30 a.m. Sunday to a report of a shooting and found the teenager with multiple gunshot wounds. A police...

$2.2M gift will endow faculty position at university in Ohio

Jun. 16, 2019 10:27 AM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A former Youngstown State University professor and radio host who died last year has left $2.2 million to the Ohio school. A university news release says the late Charles Darling was a retired history professor and longtime host of the "Folk Festival" radio program on WYSU-FM. He...

College honors Mississippi church's Freedom Summer history

Jun. 16, 2019 10:17 AM EDT

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio university is honoring a Mississippi church for its ties to the 1964 Freedom Summer push for civil rights. Three youths who trained with hundreds of other volunteers in Oxford, Ohio, to register black voters in the South went to investigate the burning of Mt. Zion Methodist...

Sale strikes out 10, leading Red Sox past Orioles 7-2

Jun. 15, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. Sale (3-7) gave up two runs, six hits and a walk. Both runs came in the sixth, after the left-hander extended his...