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Trump budget would nix ban on dumping sediment in Lake Erie

Mar. 25, 2019 7:40 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — President Donald Trump's new budget proposal is seeking to end Ohio's ban on dumping dredged material from Cleveland into Lake Erie. The ban, as it stands now, says that sediment dredged from Cleveland's harbor and the Cuyahoga River can't go into the lake without approval from the state...

Indians' Ramirez hurts knee, uncertain for opening day

Mar. 24, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

The Cleveland Indians already were dealing with a depleted infield when Jose Ramirez took a most damaging swing. A two-time All-Star third baseman, Ramirez bruised his left knee when he fouled a ball off his leg Sunday in a spring training game. His status for opening day was uncertain. X-rays were negative. The...

The Latest: Texans sign Gipson to fill void at safety

Mar. 24, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times EDT): 6:50 p.m. The Houston Texans have addressed their void at safety, signing free agent Tashaun Gipson. The Texans were in need of a safety after free agents Kareem Jackson and Tyrann Mathieu agreed to deals with other teams on Monday. Gipson spent the last three...

Chief Wahoo protest will go on despite removal from jerseys

Mar. 23, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Opponents of the Cleveland Indians' Chief Wahoo logo are planning to demonstrate before the club's home opener even though team has dropped the mascot from their caps and jerseys. Organizers of the protest say they still want the team to change its name. That's why they'll be outside...

Gallinari scores 27 as Clippers edge Cavaliers 110-108

Mar. 22, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers' latest victory in a torrid March came the hard way. While happy to leave town on a high note, coach Doc Rivers knew his team caught a break Friday night in a 110-108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers that was in doubt until Jordan Clarkson's 3-point attempt from...

Man gets 8 years in prison for crash death after heroin use

Mar. 22, 2019 9:36 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A car driver who admitted he used heroin before he struck and killed a woman riding an electric scooter in downtown Cleveland has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Twenty-year-old Scott McHugh Jr., of Amherst, had pleaded guilty to charges including aggravated vehicular homicide and...

Mom, boyfriend get life in prison in 4-year-old girl's death

Mar. 21, 2019 11:10 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman and her boyfriend have been sentenced to life in prison for the death of her 4-year-old daughter, who prosecutors say was abused, neglected and emaciated. Jurors in county court in Cleveland convicted 24-year-old Sierra Day and 27-year-old Deonte Lewis of aggravated murder...

Cop charged; accused of unauthorized use of property

Mar. 21, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Court records show a Cleveland police sergeant accused of sending social media messages to some 2,300 women while on-duty has been charged with three counts of unauthorized use of property. Cleveland.com reports 58-year-old Sgt. Michael Rybarczyk was charged this week. Two counts accuse...

Sexton's 25 leads Cavs over bruised, Giannis-less Bucks

Mar. 20, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Collin Sexton has left a sluggish, sometimes painful start to his pro career, behind him. He's taking off, and he might just take the Cavaliers with him. Sexton scored 25 points and became the first NBA rookie to score at least 23 in seven straight games since 1998 as Cleveland delayed...

Indians still class of AL Central, but Series win only goal

Mar. 20, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana's TV bashing days should be over. Back with Cleveland after spending one year in Philadelphia, where he ended some teammates' obsession with the popular video game Fortnite with one swing, Santana is excited to be returning to a team with World Series title aspirations. It's...