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Attorney: Ex-Ohio State football players among those abused

May. 18, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An attorney preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who claim they were sexually abused by a team physician told The Associated Press on Saturday that most of those clients were football players from the school's storied program,...

Mayor: City doesn't want to be identified with Klan group

May. 16, 2019 9:27 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The mayor of an Indiana city is distancing his community from a local Ku Klux Klan group that is planning a rally in Ohio this month, saying the city doesn't "stand for any kind of hate." The Facebook page for the Honorable Sacred Knights lists a post office box in Madison, Indiana...

75 years later, French 'HistoPad' offers new view of D-Day

May. 10, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The French and the Americans are working together again on a D-Day project — this time to give museum visitors the opportunity to travel back in time and experience the milestone World War II invasion 75 years later. From the viewpoints of a paratrooper snagged on a church...

GM in talks to sell shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio

May. 8, 2019 1:50 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is negotiating the sale of its shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio, to a company that builds electric trucks. The company confirmed Wednesday that it's in talks with Cincinnati-based Workhorse Group to sell the huge facility, and also announced plans to invest $700 million in...

GOP group sorry for email calling Ocasio-Cortez 'terrorist'

Apr. 12, 2019 11:43 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The president of a college Republican group in Ohio has apologized for a fundraising email that referred to Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a "domestic terrorist." Tom Ferrall is chairman of the Ohio College Republican Federation and a senior at the University of...

Richard Cole, last WWII Doolittle Raider, dies in Texas

Apr. 9, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Retired Lt. Col. Richard "Dick" Cole, the last of the 80 Doolittle Tokyo Raiders who carried out the daring U.S. attack on Japan during World War II, died Tuesday at a military hospital in Texas. He was 103. Robert Whetstone, a spokesman for Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio,...

Honoring rivalries: Packers-Bears to open 2019 NFL schedule

Mar. 25, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — As part of the celebration of its 100th season, the NFL will break from tradition and feature the Packers vs. the Bears in its season opener Sept. 5. Usually, the Super Bowl champion is the home team for the prime-time opener, but the league wants to salute historic rivalries in 2019. None...

Belmont beats Temple 81-70 for first NCAA Tournament win

Mar. 20, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A few seconds were still left on the clock when Fran Dunphy headed to midcourt for his final postgame handshake, the outcome long decided. Belmont was simply too much for his Owls. Nobody else in the NCAA Tournament is excited to face their efficient offense, either. Kevin McClain...

Fairleigh Dickinson rallies for first ever NCAA tourney win

Mar. 19, 2019 10:44 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Eleven months ago, Fairleigh Dickinson coach Greg Herenda was seriously ill with life-threatening blood clots. On Tuesday night, he danced on the court and hugged his players after they secured the first NCAA Tournament win in school history. Senior guard Darnell Edge scored a...