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Lobbyist had hand in bill sparking ectopic pregnancy flap

Dec. 11, 2019 1:59 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker who proposed legislation extending insurance coverage to a procedure considered medically impossible as a way of fighting abortion worked closely on the bill with a conservative lobbyist, newly released emails show. State Rep. John Becker, a southwestern Ohio...

Titans host Texans in battle for AFC South lead

Dec. 11, 2019 1:04 PM EST

Remember the Titans? You'd better do so. The Tennessee Titans suddenly look like world beaters. Or, at least, a solid choice to win the AFC South. They have won four straight and six of seven to climb into a tie for the division lead with the Texans. Houston comes off a monumental crash after its superb victory...

Heisman Trophy candidates: Burrow, Fields, Hurts, Young

Dec. 11, 2019 12:41 PM EST

A capsule look at the four Heisman Trophy finalists: JOE BURROW YEAR/POSITION/SCHOOL: Senior, QB, LSU BIO: His feel-good story is well-known by now. He grew up hoping to play for Nebraska, like his father and two brothers, but the Cornhuskers never showed interest. So he started his career at Ohio State, which...

Ohio diocese ordered to release files on 14 accused priests

Dec. 11, 2019 11:40 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has ordered the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Columbus to release files on 14 accused priests as part of an ongoing lawsuit. Franklin County Judge Jaiza Page made the decision on Friday, The Columbus Dispatch reported. Lebanon attorney Konrad Kircher requested the files in...

Adoptee's birth certificate reveals he knows birth father

Dec. 11, 2019 11:06 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Butler always knew he was adopted. His dad, Dennis, would tell him, “Look at all those other kids. They’re so unlucky. Their parents had to take what they got. We got to go and pick the best one.” Kevin’s life was fulfilled. He never dreamed of a reunion...

A look at who is unbeaten or winless in college basketball

Dec. 11, 2019 3:08 AM EST

The ranks of the unbeaten were thinned out even more Tuesday night. Louisville, Maryland and Butler all lost for the first time, falling to Texas Tech, Penn State and Baylor, respectively. That left just five undefeated teams in all of Division I. There are also four teams that haven't won a game yet. Here's a...

Ohio mom's trial in newborn baby's death won't be moved yet

Dec. 11, 2019 2:10 AM EST

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — The trial of a woman who authorities say put her newborn baby boy in a garbage bag and left him in a wooded area in 1993 won't be immediately moved over concerns of extensive pre-trial publicity, a judge ruled. Gail Eastwood-Ritchey, 49, has pleaded not guilty in Geauga County Court to...

Dayton officers who responded to mass shooting to be honored

Dec. 11, 2019 2:00 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The six police officers who responded to an Ohio mass shooting over the summer will be honored for their actions, according to the prosecutor who oversees Dayton where the attack happened. Officers rushing to the scene of the Aug. 4 shooting in Dayton's Oregon District neighborhood...

Ohio updates list of in-demand jobs and makes it searchable

Dec. 11, 2019 1:10 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio rolled out an updated list Tuesday of jobs that are in high demand — and made it searchable. The state is required to keep the list, called Ohio's Top Jobs. It's designed for Ohio students and workers trying to figure out the next step in their education or career, said...

Man sentenced to 6 years for plotting foiled terror attack

Dec. 10, 2019 9:20 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of plotting with his girlfriend to obtain guns and explosives for a foiled domestic terror attack at a bar was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison. Vincent Armstrong, 24, of Toledo, pleaded guilty in August to a charge related to conspiring to transport or...