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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) looks to pass, during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Best team in Ohio won't be on the field for Bengals-Browns

Sep. 16, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

With Ohio State, Ohio, Akron, Toledo, Kent State, Bowling Green and Miami of Ohio idle because of the coronavirus pandemic, that leaves football fans in the Buckeye State with Thursday night's Bengals-Browns game. Sorry, folks — Pro Picks probably will be watching Islanders-Lightning instead. At least this...

Cause of death not yet known for missing boy found in pool

Sep. 11, 2020 8:09 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have not yet determined what caused the death of a young boy whose body was found this week in the swimming pool at a Toledo apartment complex, several days after he was reported missing. The Lucas County Coroner's office announced Thursday that a preliminary autopsy...

Mom gets 25-year term for leaving her 2 dead babies in cars

Sep. 10, 2020 8:36 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mother of two infants whose remains were left in separate abandoned cars was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Jenna Cisneros had pleaded no contest last month to charges of involuntary manslaughter, endangering children, tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice. Her...

Body of missing 3-year-old found in apartment complex pool

Sep. 10, 2020 8:06 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The body of a young boy reported missing last week at a Toledo apartment complex has been found in a swimming pool there, authorities said. Three-year-old Braylen Noble was found Wednesday at the Hunters Ridge Apartments. A cause of death has not been determined, and it's not yet clear...

In this photo made on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, visitors ride the Wave Swinger in the

Virus still throwing theme park attendance for a loop

Sep. 7, 2020 8:26 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Theme park operators who spent months installing hand sanitizing stations, figuring out how to disinfect roller coasters seats and checking the temperatures of guests at their gates so they'd come back in the midst of the pandemic are finding many reluctant to return. Some parks have...

Toledo boxer helps revive collapsed employee at weigh-in

Sep. 6, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Boxer DeAndre Ware is being called “a real hero" after using his EMS training to revive an employee who collapsed at his weigh-in before a weekend fight in Las Vegas. TopRank says Ware was undergoing his own medical checks with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Friday night...

Payne Steffan poses for a photo with his duck, Arlo, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, near Jenera, Ohio. Steffan is sad he won't get to show off his ducks or get to impress the judges with how much he knows. The Hancock County Fair was cancelled due to the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

No payoff: Summer without fairs leaves farm kids heartbroken

Sep. 5, 2020 9:08 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Well before the sun rises and then again after school, Arrissa Swails feeds and waters her goats, fancy chickens and three dairy cows. There’s another trip to the barn at night to hustle the chickens into their coop. It's a daily routine that typically takes the high school...

Authorities: Teenager wounded in Toledo street shooting dies

Sep. 4, 2020 9:51 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A teenage boy wounded in a Toledo street shooting this week has died from his injuries, authorities said, while a younger boy shot in the same incident remains hospitalized in serious condition. Tyler Jackson, 15, and Vashawn Carrington, 10, were both shot around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday...

2 youths wounded in Toledo street shooting; Motive unknown

Sep. 3, 2020 8:20 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A street shooting in Toledo has left two children injured, including a teenage boy hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Police officers responding to reports of shots fired around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday found the two wounded boys, ages 10 and 14. Both had been shot at least once,...

Jennifer Gottschalk, environmental health supervisor of the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, walks down a hallway of the department’s offices in Toledo, Ohio, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. When the coronavirus pandemic struck earlier in the year, the county’s department was so short-staffed that her duties included overseeing campground and pool inspections, rodent control and sewage programs, while also supervising outbreak preparedness for a community of more than 425,000 people. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Hollowed out public health system faces more cuts amid virus

Aug. 24, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century. Marshaled against a virus that has sickened at least 2.6 million in the U.S., killed more than 126,000 people and cost tens of millions of jobs and $3 trillion in federal rescue...