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Woman, 40, shot to death after street confrontation

Aug. 9, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A woman was shot to death after a confrontation with a passenger in a car on a Cleveland street, police said. Cleveland police said the 40-year-old woman exchanged words with a passenger of a speeding vehicle that reportedly almost struck a child at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday. The...

FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2019, file photo, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine speaks during an interview at the Governor's Residence in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio governor's positive, then false, results on COVID-19 tests threw fuel on the fire for skeptics about pandemic precautions and critics of the often-aggressive policies the governor championed. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash

Aug. 9, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates and critics of his often-aggressive policies. “I'm sure the internet is lighting up with ‘Well, you can't believe any test,' ” Mike...

Reds' youngest fan? Sonogram among 'spectators' at games

Aug. 9, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — This surprise baby reveal was a home run. When Aaron Nemo was asked to help his brother and sister-in-law announce they were expecting their first child, he wanted to hit it out of the park. So he decided to cut out their sonogram picture and submit baby Nemo to be a fan cutout at...

Speeding SUV driver sought after 2 carjackings, kidnapping

Aug. 9, 2020 11:07 AM EDT

FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — The driver of a speeding sport utility vehicle in Ohio led police on a long chase and then carjacked two vehicles — one with two children inside who were later released and the other from a teenage driver that was later found abandoned, authorities said. The Ohio State Highway...

Chef Darnell Ferguson is the star of this Alabama eatery

Aug. 9, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (AP) — At age 33, Chef Darnell Ferguson is a rising star among television chefs. But, even more important to him, he’s a chef in his own right who oversees culinary operations at his three restaurants – including Superhero Chefs, which opened in April of 2019 in downtown...

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2020, filer photo AFC wide receiver Jarvis Landry, of the Cleveland Browns, runs the ball up the field during the NFL Pro Bowl football game against the NFC in Orlando, Fla. Landry was activated from the physically unable to perform list, clearing the way for him to practice in training camp following offseason hip surgery. Landry has not missed a game in six NFL seasons. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File)

Browns' star receiver Landry activated from injury list

Aug. 8, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry was activated from the physically unable to perform list, clearing the way for him to practice in training camp following offseason hip surgery. Landry has not missed a game in six NFL seasons. That streak has been in doubt after he underwent an extensive...

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, left, and his wife Fran, walk into their residence after he tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the day Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Bexley, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine again tests negative for coronavirus

Aug. 8, 2020 3:59 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fourth COVID-19 test result for Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine came back negative Saturday after he received conflicting positive and negative results two days before, ahead of a scheduled meeting with President Trump. The governor and first lady, Fran DeWine, were tested at Ohio State...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests negative again for COVID-19, after previous conflicting results before Trump meeting

Aug. 8, 2020 3:55 PM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests negative again for COVID-19, after previous conflicting results before Trump meeting.

7-month-old boy dies after attack by family dog in Akron

Aug. 8, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 7-month-old boy died after an attack by the family dog at an Akron home. Akron police said the pit bull attacked the boy and his 77-year-old grandmother shortly before 4 p.m. Friday. Police said the boy was rushed to Akron Children's Hospital, where he was pronounced...

Woman, 64, dies after being hit by stray bullet in apartment

Aug. 8, 2020 12:05 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman died after she was struck by a stray bullet in her south Columbus apartment, police said. Columbus police said they were alerted shortly after 4:30 a.m. Saturday that multiple gunshots had been fired and then were told that a person in an apartment building was hit. Ellen...