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Suarez's 2-run homer rallies Reds to 6-3 win over Cubs

Jun. 22, 2018 9:54 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez hit a go-ahead homer off Jose Quintana in the fifth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for their fifth straight victory Friday night, 6-3 over the Chicago Cubs. The Reds have won the first two games in the series, a recent rarity in the rivalry. It's only the second...

Force sisters lead NHRA qualifying in Norwalk

Jun. 22, 2018 9:31 PM EDT

NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Sisters Brittney and Courtney Force topped their divisions Friday in rain-shortened qualifying at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Brittany Force had a 3.776-second pass at 324.44 mph in Top Fuel. "That pass was very important for our team," Brittany Force said. "With the...

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Jun. 22, 2018 7:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age. The justices' 5-4 decision marks a big change in how police may obtain information that phone companies...

Teens arrested in fatal shooting of girl, 9, sitting in car

Jun. 22, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in Cleveland say two 17-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man have been arrested in the death of a 9-year-old girl struck by an errant gunshot during an exchange of fire nearby. Cleveland police said Friday an arrest warrant has also been issued for a 16-year-old in Wednesday's...

Take 2: Sexton to wear Irving's jersey number with Cavaliers

Jun. 22, 2018 4:17 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Collin Sexton endeared himself to the Cavaliers with his competitive streak, speed and attitude long before they picked him in the NBA draft. His jersey number showed them something else: He's fearless. Sexton made quite a first impression by deciding to take No. 2, his college...

Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

Jun. 22, 2018 1:55 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The words blasted to cellphones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency . prepare for action." Within half an hour, a second official alert clarified the subject wasn't impending violence but toxins from an algae bloom, detected in Salem's water supply. Across the...

The Cincinnati Zoo's last white tiger, Popsy, dies at 22

Jun. 22, 2018 1:31 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo's last white tiger has died. Zoo officials said Thursday that Popsy has been euthanized due to age-related issues. The female tiger was 22. Zoo Director of Animal Health Mark Campbell says Popsy had several health issues, and in the end it was determined that the zoo...

Board again rejects mercy for killer despite juror's concern

Jun. 22, 2018 1:05 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Parole Board on Friday again rejected a request for mercy from a condemned killer who fatally stabbed a man two decades ago, despite an ex-juror's revelation that he now regrets his vote in favor of a death sentence. The board ruled 8-1 against sparing death row inmate...

Cavs having 'good dialogue' with LeBron's management team

Jun. 22, 2018 12:52 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — With one deadline looming on his future in Cleveland, LeBron James has been in contact with the Cavaliers through his representatives. Following the NBA draft on Thursday night, Cavs general manager Koby Altman said he has had positive discussions with the three-time champion's...

Woman who took dead butterfly from exhibit gets probation

Jun. 22, 2018 12:12 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman who took a dead butterfly from an Ohio botanical garden has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that 36-year-old Jaime Revis was sentenced to six months' probation after entering the plea Thursday. She was arrested in April for taking a blue morpho...