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Swisher Makes Spring Debut, Lindor HRs For Indians

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Nick Swisher made his spring debut for the Indians and top prospect Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer to help Cleveland beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 Sunday. Robinson Cano got an RBI groundout in the first for Seattle. Last week, Swisher handed out...

2 Teen Suspects In Ind. Killing Arrested In Ohio

HELTONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Extradition proceedings will begin this week against two southern Indiana teenagers arrested in Ohio in connection with the beating death of a man in his remote Lawrence County home, according to authorities. Taylor Flynn, 19, and a 16-year-old boy, both...

Indians 6, Mariners 3

E_G.Noriega (1), Santana (1). DP_Seattle 1. LOB_Seattle 3, Cleveland 8. 2B_A.Almonte (1), Hart (1). 3B_Kipnis (1). HR_Ackley (1), Lindor (1). SB_Brantley (1). WP_Wolf, Guilmet. Umpires_Home, Tony Randazzo; First, Alan Porter; Second, Quinn Wolcott; Third, Chad Whitson. T_3:00....

Infant Killed After Columbus House Fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials say a house fire in Columbus has claimed the life of an infant. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports that the 6-week-old girl was killed in a fire Sunday that sent her parents to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Battalion Chief...

Indiana’s Top Rebounder Out With Foot Injury

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A foot injury will keep Indiana’s Noah Vonleh out of Sunday’s game against No. 22 Ohio State. Coach Tom Crean made the announcement on Twitter about 30 minutes before tip-off. Crean wrote that Vonleh had been diagnosed with foot inflammation...

2 S. Indiana Teen Murder Suspects Arrested In Ohio

HELTONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana sheriff says two teenagers wanted in connection with the beating death and robbery of a man in his remote home have been arrested in Ohio. Lawrence County Sheriff Sam Craig says 19-year-old Taylor Flynn of Bedford and a 16-year-old...

Relentless Winter Delays Ohio’s Maple Syrup Season

CLEVELAND (AP) — The unrelenting winter is turning out to be particularly bitter for Ohio’s maple syrup producers. Syrup season in the state typically begins by mid-February, but many producers still haven’t tapped their trees. The Plain Dealer reports...

Skier Safe After Spending Night In Wilderness

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a man who skied out of bounds at Durango Mountain Resort has been found safe after he spent the night in remote wilderness during a major snowstorm. Dan Bender, a spokesman for the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office, tells The Durango...

Homes Sought For Cats Of Ohio Woman Killed By Dogs

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Many of the cats cared for by an Ohio woman who police say was fatally mauled by two dogs have been put up for adoption at an animal shelter. The Animal Resource Center in Dayton said it is waiving adoption fees for the cats that Kalona Richey was caring for...

Wide Range Of Wintry Conditions Affects Half Of US

Another round of wintry precipitation is taking aim at a wide swath of the nation. A storm system stretched Sunday morning from western Oklahoma into western New York, carrying a range of weather woes — from freezing rain and sleet to heavy snow. The National Weather...