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Student abducted, killed had complained to police about man

Feb. 20, 2019 9:33 AM EST

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police records show that a woman abducted from an Ohio college campus and later fatally shot in Kentucky had complained to police about her ex-boyfriend abusing her. The Mansfield News Journal reports that the records include allegations of sexual assault, stalking, harassment and...

Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92

Feb. 20, 2019 1:42 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92. The team confirmed that Newcombe died Tuesday morning after a...

No. 25 Buffalo stampedes Ohio for 23rd straight home win

Feb. 19, 2019 10:52 PM EST

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo coach Nate Oats drew on his experience as a high school math teacher help his team understand the value of a blowout victory. After grinding out two wins on what Oats said was the team's biggest road trip of the season, the Bulls were disappointed to see that they remained at...

Miami (Ohio) holds off Ball St. 69-66 behind Ayah, Sibande

Feb. 19, 2019 10:42 PM EST

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Precious Ayah set career highs with 11 points and 13 rebounds and Miami (Ohio) held off Ball State 69-66 on Tuesday night. Nike Sibande had 17 points for Miami (14-12, 6-7 Mid-American Conference). Bam Bowman added 12 points and eight rebounds. Ball State totaled a season-low 31...

Turner scores 23 to lead Bowling Green over Akron 73-69

Feb. 19, 2019 9:59 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Sophomore Justin Turner scored 23 points, including a go-ahead layup with .9 seconds left, and Bowling Green beat Akron 73-69 on Tuesday night. Akron's Loren Cristian Jackson tied it at 69 with a 3-pointer with 19 seconds to go, but Turner hit his layup and Michael Laster sealed...

Hospital, doctor face 3 new lawsuits over drug doses, deaths

Feb. 19, 2019 12:36 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three more wrongful-death lawsuits have been filed against an Ohio hospital system and a doctor accused of ordering potentially fatal doses of pain medication for dozens of patients over several years. The Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System and Dr. William Husel (HYOO'-suhl) now...

Imagine Dragons to perform at Pro Football Hall of Fame

Feb. 19, 2019 10:17 AM EST

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Imagine Dragons will perform at the Pro Football Hall of Fame to help kick off the NFL's 100th season. The Hall announced Tuesday that the alternative-rock band will headline the Concert for Legends on Aug. 4. Previous featured acts for the concert include Aerosmith, Tim McGraw, Toby...

Kucherov has 5 points, Lightning beat Blue Jackets 5-1

Feb. 18, 2019 11:05 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Nikita Kucherov is at his best, there is little opposing teams can do to stop the Tampa Bay Lightning. Kucherov had two goals and three assists, and the Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 Monday night for their sixth straight win. Kucherov now has 99 points to lead the...

Officials: Ohio has a hepatitis A outbreak, but it's not new

Feb. 18, 2019 5:48 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health says reports that wrongly imply a newly declared outbreak of hepatitis A are circulating around the state, apparently prompted by a recent case involving a restaurant worker. A statewide outbreak of hepatitis A was declared last summer. Department...

Gonzalez, Newman competing to be Pirates' starting shortstop

Feb. 18, 2019 4:35 PM EST

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Erik Gonzalez and Kevin Newman are competing to start at shortstop for Pittsburgh, the one open position in the Pirates' everyday lineup. The job opened when Jordy Mercer left after seven seasons and signed with the Detroit Tigers. Gonzalez was acquired from Cleveland on Nov. 14....