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Police: 1 of 2 boys recovered after Amber Alert has died

Jan. 29, 2023 10:57 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the twin Ohio boys who became the center of a statewide AMBER Alert that garnered nationwide attention last month has died, authorities said. Columbus police said officers were sent to a home shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday on a report of a baby not...

Flames rebound with impressive 5-2 win over Kraken

Jan. 28, 2023 01:30 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Tyler Toffoli and the Calgary Flames rebounded from one of their ugliest losses of the season and picked up an important two points in the Pacific Division before starting the All-Star break. Toffoli, Elias Lindholm and Blake Coleman each had a goal and two assists,...

Jury rejects lawsuit filed by family of teen killed by cop

Jan. 26, 2023 15:16 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal jury has found that a white Ohio police officer did not violate a Black teenager's civil rights when he shot and killed the boy while responding to a reported armed robbery. Jurors reached their verdict Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by Tyre King’s...

Ducks overcome 3-goal deficit to beat Blue Jackets 5-3

Jan. 19, 2023 22:16 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cam Fowler, Trevor Zegras and Adam Henrique each had a goal and an assist and the Anaheim Ducks overcame a three-goal deficit to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 on Thursday night and snap a five-game losing streak. The Ducks scored three times in the...

Lankinen makes 39 saves, Predators beat Blue Jackets 2-1

Jan. 17, 2023 23:29 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Lankinen made 39 saves and the Nashville Predators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Tuesday night. Cody Glass and Yakov Trenin scored for Nashville, winners of back-to-back home games. Gustav Nyquist scored and Daniil Tarasov made...

Pesce scores twice, leads Hurricanes over Blue Jackets 6-2

Jan. 12, 2023 22:32 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brett Pesce had two goals, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-2 on Thursday night to stop a four-game slide. Seth Jarvis and Jaccob Slevin each had a goal and an assist for Carolina, which had won 11 in a row before its losing streak....

Law firm for Democrats files suit against Ohio election law

Jan. 09, 2023 16:01 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Democratic law firm has filed suit against Ohio's new election law, claiming on behalf of groups representing military veterans, teachers, retirees and the homeless that it “imposes needless and discriminatory burdens” on the right to vote. Elias Law...

Backstrom, Wilson return as Capitals blank Blue Jackets, 1-0

Jan. 08, 2023 22:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson made their season debuts and the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0 on Sunday night. It marked the first time Backstrom and Wilson took the ice at Capital One Arena since the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup...

Marchenko hat trick lifts Blue Jackets over Hurricanes 4-3

Jan. 07, 2023 19:59 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kirill Marchenko recorded his first career hat trick and scored in a shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday in a matchup of the Metropolitan Division’s best and worst teams. Carolina, which sits atop the...

Capitals score 4 goals in the 2nd, beat Blue Jackets 6-2

Jan. 05, 2023 22:20 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — T.J. Oshie scored twice and the Washington Capitals used a four-goal second period to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-2 on Thursday night for their franchise-record seventh straight road victory. Washington has won 12 of its last 15 games, with points in...