Ohio Priest In Child Abuse Case Gets 7 ½ Years

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio priest convicted of taking a 10-year-old boy to West Virginia for sex more than two decades ago was sentenced Wednesday to seven and a half years in prison. Robert Poandl was sentenced in federal court in Cincinnati on one count of transporting a minor...

Cincinnati QB Legaux Receives Extra Eligibility

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati quarterback Munchie Legaux has received an extra year of eligibility from the NCAA after missing most of last season because of a gruesome knee injury. The American Athletic Conference announced Wednesday that hardship waivers had been approved by the...

Ohio House Delays Formal Vote On Calamity Day Bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has held off taking a formal vote on a plan to let schools take up to four additional days off this year because of the season’s extreme weather. A House spokesman said Wednesday that members plan to take an additional week to continue...

Ohio Senate OKs Ban On E-cigarette Sales To Kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate has passed a bill that aims to keep electronic cigarettes out of the hands of those under age 18. The measure which prohibits minors from obtaining, possessing and using the products was approved Wednesday on a 32-0 vote. Groups such as the...

Priest In W.Va. Child Abuse Case Gets 7 ½ Years

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio priest convicted of taking a 10-year-old boy to West Virginia for sex more than two decades ago was sentenced Wednesday to seven and a half years in prison. Robert Poandl was sentenced in federal court in Cincinnati on one count of transporting a minor...

Kent St. Suspends Wrestler Over Michael Sam Slur

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State University has suspended a wrestler for making a derogatory comment on his Twitter account about former Missouri football player Michael Sam, who announced he is gay. Kent State said the suspension for Sam Wheeler was indefinite. Wheeler first tweeted...

Davies Agrees To Minor League Deal With Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Right-hander Kyle Davies has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians and will report to major league spring training. The 30-year was 4-3 with a 3.41 ERA in 12 starts last season in the Minnesota Twins’ minor league organization after...

Email For Help Leads To 3 Ohio Child Abuse Arrests

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two Ohio parents and a grandmother have been arrested on child abuse charges after authorities say they tied three home-schooled children to their beds for weeks at a time, beat their naked bodies with belts and paddles, and deprived them of food. The...

Ohio Senate To Consider E-cigarettes Restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A measure to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors is now before the Ohio Senate. The bill up for a vote Wednesday aims to keep the products out of the hands of those under age 18. Anti-smoking groups such as the Ohio State Medical Association have...

Findlay man sentenced for December shooting

A Findlay man was sentenced today to 11 years in prison for shooting a city resident during a robbery. Tyrel L. Jones, 22, pleaded guilty to charges of shooting Christopher A. Ingleston, 19, in the torso at about 1 a.m. Dec. 19 inside 222 Prospect Ave. Police said Jones believed...