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Jimmy, left, and Dee Haslam owners of the NFL Cleveland Browns stands with new head coach Kevin Stefanski after a news conference at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Berry returns to Browns as NFL's youngest general manager

Jan. 28, 2020 11:09 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have a new general manager, and they don't any need time to get to know him. Andrew Berry was named Cleveland's GM and executive vice president on Tuesday, returning to the team after a one-year stint in the Philadelphia Eagles' front office. Berry was the Browns' vice president...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jan. 27, 2020 8:34 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Sen. Portman must vote for more impeachment witnesses Akron Beacon Journal Jan. 27 This is a big week for Rob Portman, Ohio’s Republican U.S. senator. With the impeachment trial of President Trump continuing in the Senate, at least...

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt walks on the field at halftime of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Cleveland. Browns running back Kareem Hunt was cited for a traffic violation on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Rocky River, Ohio and during the stop police officers found marijuana in his vehicle. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Browns' Hunt tells police he'd fail drug test during stop

Jan. 27, 2020 7:39 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns running back Kareem Hunt told a police officer he would have failed a drug test if he had been checked during a stop when he was ticketed for speeding and marijuana was found in his car. Hunt was cited for speeding — but no other charges — last week when he was pulled...

Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski announces the 2019 professional athlete of the year during the 2020 Greater Cleveland Sports Awards in Cleveland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Stefanski could be reuniting with an old friend in Cleveland. The team is interviewing Vikings assistant general manager George Paton for the second time to be their new GM, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press on Wednesday. (Joshua Gunter/Cleveland.com via AP)

AP Source: Browns agree to bring back Andrew Berry as new GM

Jan. 27, 2020 1:41 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Berry is coming back to the Browns. This time as the boss. Berry, who left Cleveland's front office last year to work in Philadelphia, agreed Monday to become the Browns' new general manager and executive vice president, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press....

National Veterans Museum set to open exhibit about Bob Hope

Jan. 27, 2020 1:10 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An exhibit exploring comedian Bob Hope's major tours and travels during World War II is set to open this month at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Ohio. “So Ready for Laughter: The Legacy of Bob Hope" opens Friday and runs through April 17 at the museum in Columbus....

Bill seeks extended safety netting at all Ohio pro ballparks

Jan. 26, 2020 1:59 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio state lawmaker introduced legislation Thursday requiring all major and minor league baseball teams in the state to install protective netting from foul pole to foul pole. State Rep. John Patterson introduced his bill in response to concern from a constituent blinded in one eye...

Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine (8) drives against Cleveland Cavaliers' Cedi Osman in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Zach LaVine scores 44 as Bulls beat Cavaliers 118-106

Jan. 26, 2020 12:26 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Zach LaVine fell just short of a perfect night Saturday. LaVine scored 44 points and the Chicago Bulls defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-106. The 6-foot-5 guard also finished with 10 rebounds and eight assists, barely missing his first career triple-double. "I haven't had one before, so...

Prosecutor: Woman smuggled drugs that killed Ohio inmate

Jan. 25, 2020 12:46 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A woman accused by prosecutors of smuggling the drugs that killed an Ohio prison inmate when a balloon containing methamphetamine broke open inside his body has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Latonya Cliff, 37, of Cleveland, was also indicted Thursday in Mahoning County...

Ex-guard pleads guilty in assault of inmate at Ohio jail

Jan. 24, 2020 2:10 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former corrections officer at a troubled county jail in Cleveland pleaded guilty Friday to charges related to an assault on a female inmate strapped in a restraint chair. Idris-Farid Clark and another Cuyahoga County corrections officer assaulted the woman in July 2018, authorities said,...

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt walks on the field at halftime of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Cleveland. Browns running back Kareem Hunt was cited for a traffic violation on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Rocky River, Ohio and during the stop police officers found marijuana in his vehicle. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Browns' Kareem Hunt cited for speeding, marijuana in car

Jan. 24, 2020 1:59 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns running back Kareem Hunt was cited for a traffic violation, and police say they found marijuana in his car. He was pulled over Tuesday afternoon in Rocky River, Ohio — on Cleveland's west side — while driving on Interstate 90. An incident report said officers smelled...