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Governor appoints American With Disabilities Act coordinator

May. 24, 2019 6:53 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has appointed the state's first-ever Americans With Disabilities Act coordinator to establish the state as a model employer of people with disabilities. The announcement was a follow-up to an executive order the Republican governor signed on his first day in...

Coroners issue warnings after spikes in drug overdose deaths

May. 24, 2019 1:35 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio coroners have issued new warnings after recent spikes in drug overdose deaths around the state. Some urge people with family or friends who might be at risk to have the overdose-reversal drug naloxone (nuh-LAHKS'-ohn) available. Cuyahoga County's medical examiner in Cleveland said...

Ohio St-Maryland suspended in 8th inning at B10 Tournament

May. 23, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Ohio State-Maryland game at the Big Ten Tournament will resume Friday morning after being suspended because of inclement weather in the eighth inning Thursday night. Ohio State led 3-2 with Maryland batting with one out and a man on second base in the bottom of the eighth. The start...

Rays get inside-the-park homer, 3 others in stopping Indians

May. 23, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As he sprinted madly around the bases, Kevin Kiermaier wondered when he'd stop. He never did. Kiermaier legged out a three-run, inside-the-park homer when Cleveland outfielders Oscar Mercado and Leonys Martin collided, and Ryan Yarbrough handled the Indians' struggling lineup into the...

Sheriff: 2 teen girls arrested in stabbing that killed woman

May. 23, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old girl and a 13-year-old girl have been arrested in a stabbing at an Ohio home that killed a woman and injured a man and a 17-year-old boy. A Clark County Sheriff's Office release says the girls are accused of conspiring to kill the adults and the boy...

Free agent Pro Bowl tackle Gerald McCoy to visit Browns

May. 23, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns will get to show Gerald McCoy how far they've come. The free-agent defensive tackle, released earlier this week by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will visit Cleveland on Friday. General manager John Dorsey said the meeting will be an opportunity for both sides to see if they want a...

Indians' Kluber has cast removed, making progress

May. 23, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The hard cast is off Corey Kluber's broken right arm, providing a dose of positive news for the struggling Indians. Kluber, who may be months away from pitching in a game for Cleveland, said Thursday that he felt relief in having the cast protecting his broken arm removed after a few...

Plan to rescue Ohio's nuclear plants won't aid wind, solar

May. 23, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Adding a new charge on every electricity bill in Ohio would provide a financial rescue to the state's two struggling nuclear plants, but would come at the expense of wind and solar energy projects. Republican members of an Ohio House committee on Thursday approved the proposal that...

Son pleads guilty in pill mill doctor's slaying

May. 23, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor in Ohio says a man has pleaded guilty to a murder charge for fatally shooting his father, a former doctor who was awaiting sentencing for running a pill mill. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien's statement said 21-year-old Jonah Lake pleaded guilty Wednesday in...

Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round

May. 23, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University and the state board that regulates physicians are trying a new strategy in hopes of being able to make more information public from the board's old investigation involving a team doctor who sexually abused students for two decades. Details about the mid-1990s...