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Browns place LB Christian Kirksey on injured reserve

Sep. 21, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a chest injury against the Jets. The team made the move with one of its captains on Saturday. Kirskey will miss at least eight games and may need surgery. The loss of Kirksey will put more strain on a...

Big rise in US mass shooting tips poses challenge for police

Sep. 21, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It had all the makings of a massacre. Six guns, including a Colt AR-15 rifle. About 1,000 rounds of ammunition. A bulletproof vest. And an angry Southern California man who threated to kill his co-workers at a hotel and its guests. But a concerned colleague intervened, alerting...

Medvedev reaches 5th straight final in St. Petersburg

Sep. 21, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev reached his fifth straight final Saturday in St. Petersburg, continuing his strong form after reaching the final of the U.S. Open. The top-seeded Russian beat qualifier Egor Gerasimov 7-5, 7-5 in front of his home crowd in Russia and will play Borna Coric in...

City to pay Republican National Convention protester $50K

Sep. 21, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for a protester arrested during the 2016 Republican National Convention says Cleveland will pay his client $50,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit. Attorney Subodh (soo-BODE') Chandra (CHAHN'-druh) says Richard Newburger in July 2016 joined fellow protesters preparing...

Commissioners say counties should control opioid lawsuits

Sep. 21, 2019 10:36 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio county commissioners say counties should have control of any settlement money derived from lawsuits against opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies. The County Commissioners Association of Ohio voted unanimously Friday to oppose giving the state attorney general...

Police: Man takes car with toddler inside, kills bicyclist

Sep. 21, 2019 9:05 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a man carjacked a vehicle with a 2-year-old in the backseat and then fatally struck a bicyclist while fleeing from police. A Cleveland police spokeswoman says a 38-year-old man has been arrested. The toddler who was secured in a car seat wasn't injured. Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia...

Missionary society to return Ohio land to Wyandotte Nation

Sep. 21, 2019 8:42 AM EDT

UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A Methodist Episcopal Church missionary society is returning 3 acres held in trust for the Wyandotte Nation since members were forced from their homes in 1843. The Blade reports the property that includes a stone church and cemetery is in northern Ohio's Upper Sandusky. A...

Moving a man and his store proved worthy of song

Sep. 21, 2019 8:30 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reginald Stroud hears the music and wishes he had never left. Leaving wasn't his choice, of course. Everyone knows that. He raised his kids here on Walnut Street, opened a martial arts studio and sold candy for two cents apiece at his convenience store. The rainbow-colored sign out front...

Ohio injured worker plans $1.5B in dividends for employers

Sep. 21, 2019 8:29 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's insurance fund for injured workers tells employers to watch their mailboxes as it prepares to send out dividend checks totaling around $1.5 billion. The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation says strong investment returns, fewer injury claims and agency cost savings are behind...

Ohio county urges people to top using vaping products

Sep. 21, 2019 8:23 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The county that includes Columbus is urging residents to immediately stop using e-cigarette and vaping products as authorities investigate an outbreak of lung injuries associated with their use. Franklin County Public Health officials say 17 of the 530 cases reported to the Centers...