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Cincinnati coach Jan resigns amid investigation over remarks

Feb. 18, 2020 10:32 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — FC Cincinnati coach Ron Jans resigned amid an investigation by Major League Soccer of his use of a racial slur in the locker room. Jans resigned late Monday, FC Cincinnati President Jeff Berding said. The club had suspended Jans pending the investigation, which was prompted by a complaint...

Police: Mishandling of firearm leads to boy's shooting death

Feb. 18, 2020 8:19 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot at an Ohio home in what appeared to be a tragedy involving a mishandled firearm, police said Tuesday. Columbus police said they were called to the home a few miles west of downtown on Monday evening and found the injured boy, Demitri Gore, upstairs....

Ex-fugitive broker in 1990s Ponzi scheme to be re-sentenced

Feb. 18, 2020 3:01 AM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former securities broker in Ohio will be re-sentenced for a Ponzi scheme that victimized hundreds of investors in the 1990s. Prosecutors said Eric Bartoli and his co-conspirators swindled U.S. and Latin American investors out of tens of millions of dollars by selling them unregistered...

3 men cited after bringing guns to West Virginia Capitol

Feb. 18, 2020 2:44 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three men from Ohio were cited after authorities said they brought semi-automatic weapons to the state capitol in West Virginia. Capitol police encountered the men Monday outside the building in Charleston, news outlets reported. It's unclear whether the group had any ill intent....

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein, center, talks with Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton (2) and Darius Garland (10) in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cavs, coach John Beilein plotting next steps in rough season

Feb. 17, 2020 3:44 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — John Beilein has admitted that losing NBA games has hit him hard. Maybe too hard. The 67-year-old former Michigan coach struggled to get through the season's unofficial first half with the young Cavaliers, who have the worst record in the Eastern Conference. It's not clear if he'll make it...

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Austin Carr, left, cannot hold on to the football as Cleveland Browns defensive back T.J. Carrie (38) defends during the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans. New Browns general manager Andrew Berry cleared $13 million in salary-cap space Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, by releasing veteran cornerback Carrie and three others players signed by former GM John Dorsey. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

Browns release veteran cornerback T.J. Carrie, 3 others

Feb. 17, 2020 3:44 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — New Browns general manager Andrew Berry cleared $13 million in salary-cap space Monday by releasing veteran cornerback T.J. Carrie and three others players signed by former GM John Dorsey. Along with Carrie, Cleveland terminated the contracts of tight end Demetrius Harris, guard Eric Kush...

US judge dismisses lawsuit over transgender pronoun dispute

Feb. 17, 2020 2:32 PM EST

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — A judge dismissed a professor's lawsuit against a small, public university in Ohio that rebuked him for not addressing a transgender student using the student's preferred gender terms. Nicholas Meriwether's federal lawsuit alleged that Shawnee State University officials violated...

Inmate death at Ohio prison being investigated as homicide

Feb. 17, 2020 1:43 PM EST

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — The weekend death of an inmate at an Ohio prison is being investigated as a homicide. Robert Leach Jr., 23, died after “an incident” midday Saturday at Madison Correctional Institution, a spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction confirmed by...

Fire chief: Man dead after reported trench collapse in Ohio

Feb. 17, 2020 12:52 PM EST

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A man was killed in a reported trench collapse at a construction site in central Ohio, authorities said Monday. Granville Township Fire Chief Casey Curtis confirmed the death at a property just north of Interstate 70 in Licking County, roughly 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Columbus....

Baylor guard Davion Mitchell, left, breaks away from West Virginia guard Jermaine Haley for a fast break in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte)

Top of AP poll steady as Baylor, Kansas set collision course

Feb. 17, 2020 12:18 PM EST

Baylor and Kansas just keep winning, setting up a monumental showdown Saturday between the top-ranked Bears and No. 3 Jayhawks that could help decide not only the Big 12 title but the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA Tournament. The two teams were separated once again by Gonzaga in the latest college basketball...