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Firefighters suspended for making porn at firehouse

Jun. 19, 2018 12:35 AM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Two firefighters in Ohio have been suspended for allegedly making pornographic videos at a firehouse. Akron (AK'-ruhn) officials say Arthur Dean and Deann Eller were both placed on administrative leave on Monday while the city launched an investigation into the matter. Fire Chief...

Bauer, Indians beat skidding White Sox 6-2

Jun. 19, 2018 12:21 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer turned from pitcher to politician to prize fighter. If the weather was going to finish him, Bauer was going down swinging. Bauer pitched seven scoreless innings before a rain delay ended his night, and Jason Kipnis homered to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 6-2 win over the...

In death, young man is at forefront of US-North Korea drama

Jun. 19, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Otto Warmbier's legacy is still being written a year after his death. The 22-year-old U.S. college student who died in a Cincinnati hospital days after his release from North Korea while in a vegetative state is being remembered prominently during a dramatic shift in U.S.-North Korean...

Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper Midwest

Jun. 18, 2018 9:52 PM EDT

ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) — Widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least one death in Wisconsin, while disaster declarations were issued Monday in northern Michigan after flash-flooding washed out roads, damaged businesses and caused dozens of sinkholes. The body of a 75-year-old man was...

Man spared more jail time in 2016 FBI office gate crash

Jun. 18, 2018 6:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Ohio man convicted of ramming a dump truck through the security gate of the FBI's Pittsburgh field office nearly two years ago has been spared additional jail time. Fifty-year-old Thomas Ross, formerly of New Waterford, was sentenced Monday to time served and six to 12 months in a...

The Latest: Michigan flooding leads to disaster declaration

Jun. 18, 2018 6:21 PM EDT

ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Upper Midwest (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Michigan's governor has issued disaster declarations for two counties in the state's Upper Peninsula that suffered flooding damage due to heavy rains . Gov. Rick Snyder's office says the Monday orders will allow...

Indians' Carrasco suffers only bruise on scary comebacker

Jun. 18, 2018 5:59 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians caught a lucky break. Carlos Carrasco is only bruised. An MRI taken Monday revealed that Cleveland's steady starter only suffered a bruised right elbow when he was struck by a vicious line drive on Saturday against Minnesota. "We dodged a huge bullet," said relieved Indians...

Trial set for baby sitter charged in 3-year-old girl's death

Jun. 18, 2018 5:02 PM EDT

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The trial of an Ohio baby sitter charged with murder in the death of a 3-year-old girl has been set for fall. A judge on Monday set Oct. 2 for 36-year-old Lindsay Partin's trial in a court in Hamilton, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) north of Cincinnati. Emergency crews responded to...

GOP, Dem governors back benefits for pre-existing conditions

Jun. 18, 2018 4:13 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan group of governors is speaking out against a Trump administration decision that could narrow access to health insurance benefits for those with pre-existing conditions. Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik), Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and the...

Indians activate Alonso, sign Rzepczynski to minors deal

Jun. 18, 2018 3:53 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have activated starting first baseman Yonder Alonso from the family medical emergency list. Alonso returned Monday after missing a weekend series against Minnesota. Alonso is batting .248 with 11 homers and 37 RBIs in 65 games for Cleveland, which signed him as a free agent in...