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Thursday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Adams Central def. Doniphan-Trumbull, 25-14, 25-19, 25-10 Amherst def. Alma, 25-20, 25-20, 25-27, 25-18 Anselmo-Merna def. Sandhills Valley, 25-16, 23-25, 17-25, 25-14, 15-11 Archbishop Bergan...

Activists demand tougher federal review of Columbus police

Sep. 16, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The announcement that the U.S. Justice Department will provide technical assistance to Columbus police — at the city's invitation — has done little to curb community activists’ allegations that officials aren't doing enough to change the department following a...

Records: Ohio prison guards disciplined before inmate death

Sep. 15, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three of the Ohio prison guards involved in the February death of inmate Michael McDaniel were previously disciplined for excessive use of force or not intervening when inmates were in danger or guards used unjustified force, records show. The...

Wife of jail inmate who died sues Ohio sheriff, county

Sep. 15, 2021 13:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — County jail guards in southern Ohio failed to heed cries of help from a man suffering from acute drug withdrawal symptoms, who died after trying to kill himself inside an isolation cell, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Columbus. The...

Berry scores in 88th minute, Crew beat Red Bulls 2-1

Sep. 14, 2021 22:17 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Darlington Nagbe and Miguel Berry scored 14 minutes apart late in the second half and the Columbus Crew beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Tuesday night. Columbus (8-11-6) had lost eight of its last nine, including two straight defeats. New York...

Mississippi city's top financial officer is resigning

Sep. 14, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city's top financial officer is resigning. Deliah Vaughn, chief financial officer for the City of Columbus, submitted her two-week notice last week, WCBI-TV reported. She was hired in April 2019 to replace Milton...

Buckeyes make corrections, look ahead after rare home loss

Sep. 14, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

Perennial powerhouse Ohio State is not accustomed to losing games during the regular season. The Buckeyes especially aren't used to losing in September to two-touchdown underdogs, which happened last week. So how will the Buckeyes, who dropped from No. 3 to No. 9 in the...

FBI names new agent in charge for Cincinnati office

Sep. 14, 2021 10:36 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati office of the FBI has a new leader, who will oversee the biggest public corruption investigation in Ohio history. J. William Rivers was named to the post Monday. He succeeds Chris Hoffman, who has retired. Rivers was...

Federal oversight of Columbus police collaborative — for now

Sep. 14, 2021 10:26 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The announcement that the federal government will review the Columbus police department and provide technical assistance in areas such as training and recruitment is a far cry from the last time the Justice Department examined the agency and signals the city's...

Killing of 14-year-old boy adds to Columbus homicide spike

Sep. 14, 2021 09:49 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old boy died early Tuesday after being shot in Columbus, the latest homicide in what's shaping up to be another record year of killings in Ohio's capital city. Daymar Carlisle passed away at Nationwide Children’s Hospital around 3 a.m....