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Police look for people who did not get off the street after the start of curfew Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in New York, during a protest over the death of George Floyd. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers May 25. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

The Latest: Thousands on New York City streets after curfew

Jun. 3, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: TOP OF THE HOUR: — Thousands of protesters on New York City streets after curfew. — Protest in Washington on Tuesday lacking tension of...

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019, file photo, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Kendrick Bourne, left, jokes with middle linebacker Kwon Alexander during a combined NFL football training camp with the Denver Broncos at the Broncos' headquarters in Englewood, Colo. All 32 NFL teams have been told by Commissioner Roger Goodell to hold training camps at their home facilities this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most NFL teams stay at their training complexes year-round, but Dallas, Pittsburgh, Kansas City and Buffalo are among those that stage training camp elsewhere.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

NFL tells teams they must hold training camps at home

Jun. 2, 2020 9:47 PM EDT

All 32 NFL teams have been told by Commissioner Roger Goodell to hold training camps at their home facilities this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most NFL teams stay at their training complexes year-round, but Dallas, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Buffalo, Indianapolis, Carolina, Washington and the Los...

Kennedy Kelly, left, Yolanda Johnson, center, and Trinity Craig holds hands in prayer in a crowd of hundreds of protesters at the Ohio Statehouse who gathered in solidarity with those demanding racial equality and an end to police brutality as demonstrations continued in downtown Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.  (Barbara J. Perenic/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Ohio's GOP governor, senator say no military help needed

Jun. 2, 2020 6:12 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's governor and one of its U.S. senators said Tuesday they see no reason for sending the military into the state, a day after President Donald Trump threatened to use troops to restore order in states affected by the George Floyd protests. Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican who activated...

Safe: Bowling Green baseball saved by donors after being cut

Jun. 2, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Thrown out, Bowling Green baseball is now safe. The school said Tuesday it is immediately reinstating its baseball program, which had been dropped last month due to financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Bowling Green was facing a $2 million athletic budget shortfall due to...

FILE - This Aug. 29, 2019, file photo shows the PAC-12 logo at Sun Devil Stadium during the second half of an NCAA college football game between Arizona State and Kent State in Tempe, Ariz. The Pac-12 Conference will allow voluntary workouts on campus for all sports beginning June 15, subject to the decision of each individual school and where allowed by local and state guidelines, the conference announced Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File)

The Latest: Bowling Green saves baseball program after cut

Jun. 2, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Called out, Bowling Green has saved its baseball program, which had been cut due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Athletic department spokesman Jason Knavel said that baseball is back immediately after “our passionate baseball...

Governor: Ohio 'fully intends' for schools to reopen in fall

Jun. 2, 2020 5:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday the state “fully intends” for schools to reopen this fall in an announcement coming almost exactly two months after he shut down schools for what turned out to be the remainder of the spring semester. “The goal is to have kids back in...

DeWine enlisted as Toledo hospital faces uncertain future

Jun. 2, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Toledo-area elected officials said Tuesday that they are seeking Gov. Mike DeWine's help in protecting the future of the University of Toledo Medical Center, amid accusations that a rival health system is unfairly poaching its staff. Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz emphasized the teaching...

FILE - In this June 3, 2012, file photo, Jack Nicklaus, left, talks with Tiger Woods after Woods won the Memorial golf tournament at the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. The PGA Tour has a deal that would bring a one-time event to Muirfield Village a week before the Memorial, giving it tournaments in consecutive weeks.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Ohio's Doubleheader: PGA Tour goes back-to-back at Muirfield

Jun. 2, 2020 3:24 PM EDT

The course Jack Nicklaus built is getting golf's version of a doubleheader. The PGA Tour has reached an agreement with Workday Inc. to be title sponsor of a one-time tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. It would fill a gap in the schedule created by the cancellation of the John Deere...

Owner Johnny Grimes stands outside his salon Monday, June 1, 2020, in Birmingham, Ala., as he works to board up the windows after it was vandalized and looted. Grimes said he was devastated by what had happened to his business but was sympathetic with those who demonstrated against police brutality.  (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

Looting devastates businesses already shaken by virus

Jun. 2, 2020 3:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Looting and vandalism in cities across the country have dealt another blow to small businesses that were already reeling from the coronavirus outbreak. Along with big chain stores like Target, Walgreen and Macy’s, independent retailers in neighborhoods and downtown sections were...

2 men found dead in sweltering Ohio apartment building

Jun. 2, 2020 1:33 PM EDT

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio men were found dead last week in a sweltering apartment building for low-income seniors with a broken air-conditioning system, East Liverpool officials said. The bodies of 77-year-old William Alexander and 60-year-old Terry Rall were found Thursday at Oddfellows Temple...