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Woman pleads guilty to crash that killed white supremacist

Feb. 20, 2020 9:53 PM EST

NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman pleaded guilty on Thursday to manslaughter in a car crash that killed a white supremacist leader. Emily Sherry, 24, entered her plea in the April 2018 death of Robert Ransdell, 37. Sherry was driving under the influence on Interstate 275 when she veered into oncoming...

FILE – This undated booking photo provided by the Montgomery County Sheriff shows Ethan Kollie. Kollie, a friend of a gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage in Dayton, faces sentencing on unrelated federal firearms charges. On Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, U.S. District Judge Thomas Rose is expected to sentence Kollie, 24, who pleaded guilty in November to lying on a federal firearms form and to possessing a gun while using illegal drugs. (Montgomery County Sheriff via AP)

Judge gives prison time to friend of gunman who killed 9

Feb. 20, 2020 4:57 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A friend of a gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage in Dayton, Ohio, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison on Thursday on unrelated federal firearms charges. Ethan Kollie, now 25, pleaded guilty in November to lying on a federal firearms form and to possessing a gun while...

Cincinnati center Chris Vogt blocks Central Florida forward Collin Smith (35) during the first overtime of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Cincinnati. (Albert Cesare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)

Johnson leads UCF to 89-87 double-overtime win over Cincy

Feb. 19, 2020 10:53 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Central Florida turned to Tony Johnson Jr. in the second half. The freshman didn't let the Knights down. Johnson scored four of his career-high 21 points in the second overtime and Central Florida upset first-place Cincinnati 89-87 in an American Athletic Conference game on Wednesday...

Cincinnati coach Ron Jan forced out after racist comments

Feb. 18, 2020 6:14 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati head coach Ron Jans was forced out after an investigation by Major League Soccer found he'd used a racial slur in the locker room and made other troubling comments. Jans resigned under late Monday after the team notified him he couldn't continue as coach. Jans had been...

Cincinnati rallies, beats Memphis 92-86 in overtime

Feb. 13, 2020 10:19 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tre Scott had 25 points and 19 rebounds, Jarron Cumberland scored eight of his 15 in overtime and Cincinnati rallied to beat Memphis 92-86 on Thursday night. After a Memphis free throw to start overtime, the Bearcats went on an 8-0 run, including a three-point play on Cumberland's only...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Dayton Police Department shows Connor Betts. The federal investigation into the motivations of Betts, a gunman who killed nine people last year in Dayton's crowded entertainment area is nearing an end, the special agent in charge of the FBI's office for southern Ohio said Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Police who were nearby in the Oregon district fatally shot Betts about 30 seconds after he opened fire early in the morning of Aug. 4, 2019,  with an assault-style gun.  (Dayton Police Department via AP, File)

FBI says probe into Dayton shooter's motives nearing end

Feb. 13, 2020 2:15 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The federal investigation into the motivations of a gunman who killed nine people last year in Dayton's crowded entertainment area is nearing an end, the special agent in charge of the FBI's office for southern Ohio said Thursday. Chris Hoffman, who recently became head of the field...

Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell looks on during a timeout during the first half of the Birmingham Bowl NCAA college football game against Boston College, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Luke Fickell tells Michigan State he's staying at Cincinnati

Feb. 10, 2020 4:32 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Coach Luke Fickell informed Michigan State on Monday that he's decided to stay at Cincinnati, leaving the Spartans to resume their search to find Mark Dantonio's replacement. Fickell has rebuilt Cincinnati into a Top 25 program in his three seasons. Dantonio, who stepped down from the job...

Cincinnati Reds' Nick Castellanos waits for interviews to begin during a news conference announcing his signing with the baseball club, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Cincinnati. Castellanos signed a $64 million, four-year deal with the Reds. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

$165 million later, Reds see themselves as a contender

Feb. 7, 2020 12:13 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Manager David Bell hears the buzz around town. Reds fans who haven't had much to cheer for six years are ruminating not only about a return to winning, but a spot in the 2020 postseason. A $165 million spending spree changed everything. Cincinnati was one of the biggest players in the...

Mills scores 18 and No. 25 Houston beats Tulane, 75-62

Feb. 7, 2020 12:25 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston has made it a habit of not letting one loss turn into two. The Cougars continued that Thursday night. Caleb Mills had 18 points, Quentin Grimes added 15 and No. 25 Houston beat Tulane 75-62. Nate Hinton added 12 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists for Houston (18-5, 8-2 American)....

Reds complete 1-year, $1,825,000 deal with Pedro Strop

Feb. 6, 2020 6:20 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds completed a one-year, $1,825,000 deal with right-hander Pedro Strop on Wednesday, their first move to upgrade the bullpen in an offseason focused on offense. Strop, 34, can earn an additional $1,675,000 in performance bonuses that could raise his pay to $3.5 million. He was part...