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Plutko, 3 relievers allow 1 hit for Indians in 4-1 win

May. 18, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Adam Plutko's season debut for Cleveland couldn't have gone much better. Called up from Triple-A Columbus before the game, Plutko allowed one run in six innings — a solo homer by Trey Mancini for Baltimore's only hit — and the Indians defeated the Orioles 4-1 on Saturday....

Free legal clinic for the LGBTQ community in Ohio opens

May. 18, 2019 7:52 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio's first free legal clinics to specifically serve the LGBTQ community have opened. WEWS-TV reports the clinics in Columbus and the Cleveland suburb of Lakewood were launched by the nonprofit Equality Ohio with grants from the Cleveland Foundation, the Ohio State Bar Association and the...

Bundy handles Indians as Orioles end slide with 5-1 win

May. 17, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians treated their fans to a postgame fireworks display. Dylan Bundy barely let them hear a pop. Bundy kept Cleveland's lineup in check — and in the ballpark — for 5 2/3 innings and Jonathan Villar hit a three-run homer as the Baltimore Orioles ended a three-game slide...

Kipnis homers twice, Indians hammer Orioles 14-7

May. 16, 2019 11:42 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis got his first four RBIs on two homers, and two more on a strange play. "I'll take it, though," Kipnis said, smiling. Maybe the Indians have finally found their groove. Kipnis homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs as Cleveland showed more signs of busting out at the...

Indians' Clevinger making fast recovery from back strain

May. 16, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger's comeback is speeding along like one of his fastballs. Cleveland's starter has made startling progress from an upper back strain that threatened his season and was expected to sideline him for several months. But the right-hander, who wasn't expected to be able to pick up a...

Jury recommends death for man convicted in car lot slayings

May. 16, 2019 2:56 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A jury has recommended that a man who represented himself at trial be sentenced to death for the slayings of a couple at a Cleveland used car lot. The jury in Cleveland deliberated less than an hour before reaching its decision Thursday. Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County Judge Brian...

Practice? Beckham spends 1 day with Browns, leaves again

May. 15, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s current part-time employment isn't bothering the Browns. Not yet, anyway. The star wide receiver did not practice Wednesday after showing up Tuesday for Cleveland's voluntary offseason program, ending an excused — if not questionable — monthlong absence....

Hunt tells Browns, 'You can trust me,' after violent past

May. 15, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Once he found the courage, Kareem Hunt watched the infamous video of him shoving a woman and then kicking her while she was on the ground. Like millions of others, he was disturbed. "I was like, 'Wow, it's pretty bad. That's not me,'" he said, recalling his reaction. "I didn't really...

Kestrel nest prompts developer to delay Cleveland project

May. 15, 2019 12:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The discovery of kestrels nesting on the exterior of a Cleveland commercial building has prompted a developer to delay some rehabilitation work for as long as two months while the chicks are raised. WOIO-TV reports Snavely Group project manager Walt Gachuck made the decision after five...

Beilein: Leaving Michigan for Cavs is 'right thing to do'

May. 15, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Whether it was the right time to leave Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers, John Beilein wasn't sure. One thing he had no doubt about was this: It was the right move to make. Beilein decided it was time to jump to the NBA and see if he can win on basketball's biggest stage after molding...