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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt walks on the field at halftime of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Cleveland. Browns running back Kareem Hunt was cited for a traffic violation on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Rocky River, Ohio and during the stop police officers found marijuana in his vehicle. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Browns' Kareem Hunt cited for speeding, marijuana in car

Jan. 24, 2020 12:27 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns running back Kareem Hunt was cited for a traffic violation and police say they found marijuana in his car. He was pulled over Tuesday afternoon in Rocky River, Ohio — on Cleveland's west side — while driving on Interstate 90. An incident report said officers smelled...

Ohio judge apologizes for writing homophobic letters in '90s

Jan. 24, 2020 10:49 AM EST

MAUMEE, Ohio (AP) — A judge in northwest Ohio deeply apologized Thursday for a pair of homophobic letters-to-the-editor he wrote to his college newspaper in the 1990s. Maumee Municipal Court Judge Dan Hazard issued the apology to The Blade, of Toledo, after the newspaper discovered the letters, which are...

In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 photo, Annette Chambers-Smith, director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, poses outside her office in Columbus, Ohio. Smith says the prisons agency wants to replace or renovate some of its high-security prisons in the near future, saying its current facilities for violent inmates are

Prison agency seeks high-security facility replacements

Jan. 24, 2020 8:55 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio prison system wants to replace or renovate some of its high-security prisons in the near future, saying its current facilities for violent inmates are “functionally obsolete" and creating security risks for the agency, The Associated Press has learned. More...

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...

Abram, Thomas lead Milwaukee past Youngstown State in OT

Jan. 23, 2020 11:08 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — DeAndre Abram and Josh Thomas both had double-doubles as Milwaukee edged Youngstown State 75-73 on Thursday night. Abram had 19 points and 13 rebounds and Thomas added 15 points with 11 rebounds. Darius Roy and Te'Jon Lucas scored 10 points apiece for the Panthers 10-10, 5-3 Horizon...

Iowa's Kathleen Doyle, third from left, and Monika Czinano (25) huddle up with teammates Iowa guard Gabbie Marshall, far left, Makenzie Meyer (3) and McKenna Warnock (14) during an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio State, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 in Iowa City, Iowa. (Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen via AP)

Doyle scores 26, No. 19 Iowa women defeat Ohio State

Jan. 23, 2020 11:02 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Kathleen Doyle scored 13 of her 26 points in the fourth quarter to help No. 19 Iowa defeat Ohio State 77-68 on Thursday night. Iowa coach Lisa Bluder picked up her 200th Big Ten win while the Hawkeyes (16-3, 7-1) won their seventh straight game and 31st consecutive at home. They are...

Minnesota's Gabe Kalscheur, right, tries to dribble past Ohio State's C.J. Walker during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Carr's late 3-pointer powers Minnesota past Ohio State 62-59

Jan. 23, 2020 10:35 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Marcus Carr's 3-pointer with three seconds left in the game secured the season's first Big Ten road win for Minnesota and had slumping Ohio State continuing to search for answers. Carr, who made 3-of-5 from distance, drained the long shot on the possession after Ohio State's Kaleb...

Fiona, a Nile Hippopotamus, eats her specialty birthday cake to celebrate turning three-years old this Friday, in her enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Zoo is using the third birthday of its beloved premature hippo as a way to raise money for Australian wildlife affected by the recent bushfires. Instead of sending birthday gifts, the zoo is asking people to buy T-shirts that will directly benefit the Bushfire Emergency Wildlife Fund. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

For hippo Fiona's 3rd birthday, zoo seeks aid for Australia

Jan. 23, 2020 10:31 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo is using the third birthday of its beloved hippo, born premature, as a way to raise money for Australian wildlife affected by the recent bushfires. Instead of sending birthday gifts for Fiona, the Ohio zoo is asking people to buy T-shirts that will directly benefit the...

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...

File-This Sept. 15, 2019, file photo shows Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire watching his team play against the Baltimore Orioles in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Detroit.  It could be another long season for the Detroit Tigers, but fans in the Motor City may not have to look far for signs of hope. About 60 miles down Interstate 75. “We've got some pretty good ones going to Triple-A Toledo,

Tigers eyeing Triple-A Toledo for top prospects

Jan. 23, 2020 5:34 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — It could be another long season for the Detroit Tigers, but fans in the Motor City may not have to look far for signs of hope. About 60 miles down Interstate 75. “We've got some pretty good ones going to Triple-A Toledo," Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire said. "They ought to be pretty...