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Prosecutors want 11 murder counts against doctor dismissed

Jan. 20, 2022 15:15 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday requested that 11 of 25 murder counts be dismissed against an Ohio doctor charged in multiple hospital patient deaths. William Husel is accused of ordering excessive painkillers for patients in the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health...

COVID outbreak at Nebraska postpones game at No. 19 Ohio St

Jan. 20, 2022 13:13 PM EST

The Nebraska men's basketball game at No. 19 Ohio State on Saturday has been postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak in the Cornhuskers' program. Nebraska said in a statement Thursday it would not have the Big Ten minimum of seven scholarship players available. ...

Healthy Titans RB Henry will see banged-up Bengals D-line

Jan. 20, 2022 12:38 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — If Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry returns for the playoffs Saturday, he'll be running into a Cincinnati Bengals defensive line that is already banged up. The Bengals had been relatively healthy until last week in the first-round playoff win over the...

Governor: Put brakes on proposal to halt added Ohio gas tax

Jan. 20, 2022 09:46 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine wants lawmakers to put the brakes on a proposal to halt the collection of Ohio's newly increased taxes on gas and diesel fuel. The Republican governor and GOP lawmakers reached a deal in 2019 to boost Ohio's tax on gas by 10.5 cents a gallon...

Historic Cincinnati-Kentucky bridge reopening pushed back

Jan. 20, 2022 04:10 AM EST

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The reopening date of the John A. Roebling Bridge between Covington, Ky., and Cincinnati has been delayed again. The suspension bridge over the Ohio River will not reopen on Monday as planned because winter weather has delayed concrete reaching its full...

Chilly Ohio qualifier nears 'high risk' for USSF guidelines

Jan. 20, 2022 02:49 AM EST

A kickoff temperature of about 25 degrees is forecast for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, with a wind chill index approaching what the U.S. Soccer Federation’s health guidelines call “high risk for cold-related illness.” ...

Otto Warmbier's parents to get $240K seized from North Korea

Jan. 19, 2022 20:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of Otto Warmbier, a U.S. student who died after being imprisoned by North Korea and released by the country in a coma in 2017, should receive $240,300 seized from a North Korean bank account, a federal judge ruled last week. The amount would be a partial...

Pérez not on El Salvador roster for World Cup qualifier

Jan. 19, 2022 19:35 PM EST

Former American forward Joshua Pérez was not on the roster of the El Salvador team coached by his uncle, Hugo Pérez, for training in Indianapolis ahead of next week’s World Cup qualifier against the United States. Pérez was a teammate of Christian Pulisic and Tyler Adams on the...

Foot feels fine as Henry preps for Titans' playoff return

Jan. 19, 2022 18:41 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derrick Henry, the man who literally ran the Tennessee Titans to the AFC championship game two years ago, is ready to play again. The 2020 AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year says his surgically repaired right foot, fixed with a steel plate, feels no...

Browns' Mayfield has surgery, starts road to 'true self'

Jan. 19, 2022 17:21 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield has shifted into comeback mode. The Browns quarterback had successful surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, an injury that affected his play, led to a disappointing season and raised doubts about his future in Cleveland. ...