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Rusnák scores 2 goals, Real Salt Lake tops FC Cincinnati 3-0

Apr. 19, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Albert Rusnák scored two goals, Sam Johnson added another and Real Salt Lake beat expansion FC Cincinnati 3-0 on Friday night. Salt Lake (3-4-1) won for the first time in five road games this season. Cincinnati (2-4-2) is winless in four matches. Rusnák opened the scoring in the...

US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

Apr. 19, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge blocked part of an Ohio law late Thursday that bans the abortion method of dilation and evacuation in most cases, adding to a list of restrictions on the procedure that are or soon could be in legal limbo. Senior U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett in Cincinnati...

Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

Apr. 19, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 23-year-old man authorities say impersonated a long-missing child pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal agents. Brian Michael Rini, of Medina, Ohio, was arraigned after his indictment this week on those charges and charges of aggravated identity theft. He was initially arrested...

US players object to exhibition vs Venezuela in Cincinnati

Apr. 18, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — American soccer players are objecting to the decision by the U.S. Soccer Federation to have them play Venezuela at Cincinnati's Nippert Stadium, claiming the playing surface is dangerous. The U.S. National Soccer Team Players Association said the June 9 match will be played on a temporary...

Bengals need a linebacker, but what if a QB is there?

Apr. 18, 2019 2:25 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick looked around the locker room on the first day of the Bengals' voluntary workouts and noted that not all that much had changed. "Certain new faces, but it's still kind of the same team," Kirkpatrick said. A third straight losing season prompted the Bengals to...

Wayward raccoon leads to closing of elementary school

Apr. 18, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Wildlife experts are hunting for a wayward raccoon that broke into a Cincinnati elementary school and caused classes to be moved and then canceled. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports a school district spokeswoman said late Thursday morning that the large raccoon remains on the loose inside...

More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

Apr. 18, 2019 10:50 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal grand jury indictment that was filed Thursday accuses an Ohio man who claimed to be a missing child from Illinois of lying to federal agents and of identity theft. Brian Michael Rini, 23, of Medina, now faces two counts of lying to federal agents and one count of aggravated...

60 people charged in illegal prescription opioid crackdown

Apr. 17, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including a doctor accused of trading drugs for sex and another of prescribing to his Facebook friends, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other drugs. U.S....

Cincinnati stays in its backyard for next basketball coach

Apr. 15, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — John Brannen played pick-up games at Cincinnati's on-campus arena when he was growing up and vividly recalls watching Kenyon Martin dunk over another player. He's coached — and lost — with visiting teams at the same arena. The local guy is now in charge of the home team. The...

Northern Kentucky's Brannen takes Cincinnati coaching job

Apr. 14, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — John Brannen has been hired as Cincinnati's coach after leading Northern Kentucky to two NCAA Tournament appearances in the last three years. The Bearcats announced Brannen's hiring Sunday and said he would be introduced Monday at Fifth Third Arena. Brannen replaces Mick Cronin, who left...