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Sheriff: Toxic gas release likely from Ohio derailment

Feb. 06, 2023 11:18 AM EST

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities were threatening to arrest anyone who doesn't leave an evacuation zone near the smoldering wreckage of an Ohio train derailment near the Pennsylvania state line and warned Monday there was a high probability of a toxic gas release. While...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Feb. 06, 2023 00:23 AM EST

Cleveland Plain Dealer. February 3, 2023. Editorial: Full hearings needed on marijuana driving-under-the-influence bill A Greater Cleveland legislator’s bill would give people arrested for driving or boating under the influence of marijuana a chance to produce...

Officials urge evacuation near derailment, fearing explosion

Feb. 05, 2023 22:19 PM EST

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio (AP) — Officials monitoring the smoldering, tangled wreckage of a train derailment in northeastern Ohio urgently warned hundreds of nearby residents who had declined to evacuate to do so Sunday night, saying a rail car was at risk of a potential explosion that could launch...

Miller scores 29 as No. 8 Terps rout No. 10 Ohio State 90-54

Feb. 05, 2023 19:25 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Diamond Miller and her Maryland teammates took out their frustrations on Ohio State. Miller scored 16 of her 29 points in the third quarter, and the eighth-ranked Terrapins routed the 10th-ranked Buckeyes 90-54 on Sunday in the program's most lopsided win...

Parrish, No. 4 Indiana women turn back Purdue, record crowd

Feb. 05, 2023 17:59 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana junior Sydney Parrish felt she had an obligation in her first game against Purdue. “I'm was excited to be part of the rivalry after not being a part my first two years,” said Parrish, a 2020 Indiana Miss Basketball who transferred to join the...

Dickinson leads Michigan to 77-69 win over skidding Buckeyes

Feb. 05, 2023 15:22 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Michigan to a 77-69 win over Ohio State on Sunday. Jett Howard added 16 points and Kobe Bufkin 13 with eight rebounds for the Wolverines (13-10, 7-5 Big Ten Conference), who missed their last...

50-car train derailment causes big fire, evacuations in Ohio

Feb. 04, 2023 18:15 PM EST

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio (AP) — A freight train derailment in Ohio near the Pennsylvania state line left a mangled and charred mass of boxcars and flames Saturday as authorities launched a federal investigation and monitored air quality from the various hazardous chemicals in the train. ...

Ohio wins 78-68 against Miami (OH)

Feb. 04, 2023 17:36 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Hunter had 23 points in Ohio's 78-68 win against Miami (OH) on Saturday. Hunter also had seven rebounds for the Bobcats (12-11, 4-6 Mid-American Conference). Dwight Wilson scored 21 points and added nine rebounds. Miles Brown recorded nine points and was...

Prosecutor: Police shot driver in self-defense; no charges

Feb. 03, 2023 18:24 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio police officers who shot a man while responding to a report of a possible burglary used lethal force appropriately and won't be charged, a Cincinnati-area prosecutor said Friday. Two officers from the city of Wyoming fired at Joe Frasure Jr. early Monday...

Caitlin Clark scores 42, No. 6 Iowa tops No. 8 Maryland

Feb. 03, 2023 08:17 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Caitlin Clark scored 42 points and Monika Czinano had 28 as No. 6 Iowa defeated No. 8 Maryland 96-82 on Thursday night. Clark, who entered second in the nation in scoring at 27.1 points per game, was 13 of 19 from the field, including 6 for 11 on 3-pointers....