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Prosecutors want 11 murder counts against doctor dismissed

Jan. 20, 2022 15:15 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday requested that 11 of 25 murder counts be dismissed against an Ohio doctor charged in multiple hospital patient deaths. William Husel is accused of ordering excessive painkillers for patients in the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health...

Chilly Ohio qualifier nears 'high risk' for USSF guidelines

Jan. 20, 2022 02:49 AM EST

A kickoff temperature of about 25 degrees is forecast for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, with a wind chill index approaching what the U.S. Soccer Federation’s health guidelines call “high risk for cold-related illness.” ...

Pérez not on El Salvador roster for World Cup qualifier

Jan. 19, 2022 19:35 PM EST

Former American forward Joshua Pérez was not on the roster of the El Salvador team coached by his uncle, Hugo Pérez, for training in Indianapolis ahead of next week’s World Cup qualifier against the United States. Pérez was a teammate of Christian Pulisic and Tyler Adams on the...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Jan. 19, 2022 12:02 PM EST

Tupelo Daily Journal. January 12, 2022. Editorial: Investments in tech prep education continue to impress Lee County School District last month showed off its new $8 million Career and Technical Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility that houses several tracts...

US Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska diagnosed with COVID-19

Jan. 18, 2022 17:39 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will temporarily work from home. Fortenberry said on his congressional website that he had a “moderate case” and will recuperate at home. He said he tested...

MLS Crew names Bernert as senior business executive

Jan. 18, 2022 13:30 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew have hired Kristin Bernert as president of business operations, the latest woman to move into a prominent executive role in Major League Soccer. Haslam Sports Group announced Bernert's addition on Tuesday. She previously spent 10 years with...

Police: Man arrested in death of older man in Columbus

Jan. 17, 2022 14:22 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — Police in Columbus reported they've arrested a man on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death of an older man whose body was discovered after officers were led to it. Michael Keener, 28, was arrested Sunday afternoon after officers were called to an...

Reyna likely out for Dortmund until after qualifying break

Jan. 17, 2022 11:20 AM EST

Gio Reyna probably won't play for Borussia Dortmund until after the international break, making it unlikely he will make the roster for the United States' next three World Cup qualifiers. Reyna has not played in any games since injuring his right hamstring during the Americans’...

Liddell scores 19, No. 16 Ohio St tops Penn St 61-56

Jan. 16, 2022 21:09 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — E.J. Liddell scored 19 points and No. 16 Ohio State defeated Penn State 61-56 Sunday. Ohio State (11-4, 5-2 Big Ten) won despite shooting just 38.6% overall and going the final 5:07 without a basket. “I didn’t think that Penn State would go...

4 young manatees flown from Florida to Ohio for treatment

Jan. 16, 2022 16:03 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld Orlando transferred four manatee calves to an Ohio aquarium for rehabilitation, freeing space to treat more of the threatened sea mammals that have been dying in Florida at an alarming rate. SeaWorld said DHL Express transported the manatees from its...