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Do guns and drinks mix at home? Court hearing man's case

Feb. 25, 2020 8:18 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Having a few too many at home shouldn't make handling one's own firearm illegal, according to an Ohio man challenging his arrest on a charge of possessing a weapon while intoxicated. The Ohio Supreme Court plans to hear arguments in his case Tuesday, with a decision not expected for...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson (13) and Kevin Love (0) celebrate after they defeated the Miami Heat in overtime in an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Porter leads Cavs to comeback win over Heat, 125-119 in OT

Feb. 25, 2020 12:12 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers turned what looked like another lopsided loss into a stunning win Monday night. Rookie swingman Kevin Porter Jr. scored a season-high 30 points, including the go-ahead basket in overtime, and Cleveland rallied from a 22-point deficit for a 125-119 victory over the...

Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno, right, celebrates his goal against Ottawa Senators' Marcus Hogberg, left, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Bemstrom's OT tally lifts Blue Jackets over Senators 4-3

Feb. 24, 2020 11:21 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets ditched their eight-game losing streak — and lost two more players to injuries. Emil Bemstrom scored 4:35 into overtime, and the banged-up Blue Jackets beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Monday night. Bemstrom knocked home a rebound for his seventh of the...

This undated photo provided by the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium shows two cheetah cubs. Ohio zoo officials announced Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, that the two cheetah cubs have been born through in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer to a surrogate mother for the first time. (Columbus Zoo and Aquarium via AP)

World's first in vitro cheetah cubs born at Ohio zoo

Feb. 24, 2020 8:55 PM EST

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — Two cheetah cubs have been born through in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer to a surrogate mother for the first time, Ohio zoo officials announced Monday. The male and female cubs were born to 3-year-old Izzy at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on Wednesday, the zoo said in a...

Andy Hrovat during an interview about his experience with doctor who has been accused by several former students of molesting them during medical exams at the University of Michigan. The interview was conducted at his attorneys firm on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 in Denver. (AP Photo/John Leyba)

Men hire lawyers over alleged abuse by U. of Michigan doctor

Feb. 24, 2020 7:15 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Several men alleging sexual abuse by a deceased University of Michigan doctor have retained law firms that are representing accusers who sued Michigan State University and Ohio State University in similar cases, attorneys said Monday. Stephen Estey, whose California firm has been...

Police: Officer shot man, injuries not life-threatening

Feb. 24, 2020 6:25 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A police officer shot and wounded a man during what turned out to be a domestic situation at an Ohio home, but his injuries aren't considered life-threatening, police said. Columbus police said officers originally responded shortly after 12:30 p.m. Monday to a report of a burglary in...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Feb. 24, 2020 6:13 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Kent State must keep Fonda as May 4 speaker Akron Beacon Journal Feb. 22 Nearly 47 years after the last U.S. combat troops boarded a C-130 and departed Tan Son Nhut air base near Saigon, the Vietnam War continues to divide us. Worse yet,...

Butler out again for Miami against Cleveland

Feb. 24, 2020 6:09 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler will miss his second straight game against the Cleveland Cavaliers for personal reasons. Butler didn't travel with the team for Monday night's game. He also didn't play Saturday night when the Heat routed the Cavaliers 124-106 in Miami. Butler, who leads the...

Attorney General says half of state loans not in compliance

Feb. 24, 2020 5:03 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Only half of the entities receiving state economic development loans substantially complied with the terms of the loan, according to a review by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost of awards that closed out in 2018. In addition, none of the state's 34 roadwork development grants evaluated...

Magistrate fired after denying protection order to woman

Feb. 24, 2020 4:31 PM EST

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A county magistrate in Ohio has been fired after she denied a protection order for a woman who was killed less than a week later. Sharon May, a Richland County domestic relations court magistrate, was fired on Friday, the Mansfield News Journal reported. Gaberien Clevenger, 22,...