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Which Cleveland Guardians? Roller derby team sues MLB team

Oct. 27, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A roller derby team that has called itself the Cleveland Guardians since 2013 sued the city's Major League Baseball team in federal court in Cleveland on Wednesday alleging that the switch from Indians to Guardians infringes on its trademark. “A Major...

Bill: Doctors must care for babies born alive after abortion

Oct. 27, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doctors would be required to report cases of babies born alive after abortions or attempted abortions, under legislation approved Thursday by the GOP-controlled Ohio Senate. The bill would also ban abortion clinics from working with doctors who...

Browns' Mayfield tests shoulder, hopes to play vs Steelers

Oct. 27, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — One game on the sideline was too much for Baker Mayfield. The Browns' starting quarterback has no plans to repeat it. Mayfield tested his injured left shoulder by practicing Wednesday, and if all goes well, he intends to play Sunday against the...

A tough time for Packers to be short-handed -- at Arizona

Oct. 27, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

Grrrrrr!!!! That's the sound of gritting teeth throughout the NFL as what should be one of the best prime-time matchups of the season loses some of its luster. Green Bay's star receiver Davante Adams and fellow wideout Allen Lazard tested positive...

Jury acquits man, 83, imprisoned 45 years for wife's death

Oct. 27, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A jury acquitted an 83-year-old man Wednesday who was convicted at his first trial of killing his wife and spent 45 years in prison. The Cleveland jury deliberated for less than 90 minutes before delivering its verdict in Isiah Andrews’ second...

College Picks: Big Ten in spotlight with 3 pivotal matchups

Oct. 27, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

The Big Ten eliminator begins. The Midwest is in the spotlight on the weekend before the College Football Playoff releases its first rankings with a couple ranked matchups and another game pitting two of the best defenses in the country. No. 20 Penn...

Trump-backed lobbyist, Ohio lawmaker seek open House seat

Oct. 27, 2021 13:29 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The hottest congressional race in next week's off-year election pits a Donald Trump-backed coal lobbyist against a two-term state lawmaker in central Ohio. Political newcomer Mike Carey, the Republican, is favored to win Tuesday's contest, but...

America 'on fire': Facebook watched as Trump ignited hate

Oct. 27, 2021 12:21 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The reports of hateful and violent posts on Facebook started pouring in on the night of May 28 last year, soon after then-President Donald Trump sent a warning on social media that looters in Minneapolis would be shot. It had been three days since...

Police: Toddler accidentally shot, killed with unsecured gun

Oct. 27, 2021 11:56 AM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A toddler was accidentally shot and killed with an unsecured gun found inside a Canton home, authorities said. The shooting was reported around 5:30 p.m. Monday. The child, 22-month-old Brandon Owens, was shot in the face and was taken to a hospital,...

Armed standoff at home ends when police fatally shoot man

Oct. 27, 2021 10:20 AM EDT

LEROY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — An armed man who kept police at bay for several hours at a home in northeastern Ohio was fatally shot by police after he exited the residence and pointed a gun at officers, authorities said. The standoff in Leroy Township began early Tuesday...