Findlay Roundup: UF baseball team splits with Urbana

CHILLICOTHE — The University of Findlay split a doubleheader with Urbana on Tuesday, taking the first game 16-9 before dropping the second contest 11-4. Runs were prevalent for the Oilers early, as they jumped out to a 7-0 lead after the first inning thanks to hits from Joe...

Bengals Release C Cook, Re-sign WR Tate

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals released center Kyle Cook, who started every game last season, and signed receiver Brandon Tate to a new contract on Tuesday. Cook had been with the Bengals since 2007. He played in 73 games, starting 66. Offensive line coach Paul Alexander said the...

Ohio Band Director Pleads Not Guilty To Charges

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio band director accused of inappropriate conduct with three students has pleaded not guilty to charges that include sexual battery. Anthony Miller of Westerville filed a written not guilty plea Tuesday in Licking County. Authorities say the...

Marquette’s NCAA Streak On Line At League Tourney

MILWAUKEE (AP) — No getting around it now for Marquette — the Golden Eagles need to win the Big East tournament to guarantee a ninth straight trip to the NCAAs. But if his team can at least get to the conference tourney finals, coach Buzz Williams is hoping that maybe, just...

Winter Weather Expected To Return To Parts Of Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Winter isn’t quite over yet in Ohio. The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter storm warning beginning early Wednesday for many northern Ohio counties. Residents in the Toledo area could see 6 to 10 inches of snow. Forecasters say...

Ex-Ohio Poll Worker Gets Early Release From Prison

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former Ohio poll worker sentenced to five years in prison for voting illegally on behalf of other people has been released from prison after less than a year behind bars. Melowese Richardson of Madisonville was released Tuesday after her attorney says she gave...

UK Resident Sentenced To 16 Years On Sex Charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — A United Kingdom resident has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of coercion and traveling with intent to have sex with an Ohio child. Richard Castle, 47, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Timothy S. Black in Dayton, Ohio....

Inaugural American Tourney Up For Grabs In Memphis

The inaugural American Athletic Conference tournament is shaping up to be everything Commissioner Mike Aresco could have wanted. No other league has as many ranked teams as the American with five, and either No. 5 Louisville, No. 13 Cincinnati, No. 19 Memphis, No. 21 UConn or No....

Ohio County Moves 8 Most Violent Prisoners To Jail

CLEVELAND (AP) — A juvenile justice center in northeast Ohio has moved eight of its most violent prisoners to the county jail. Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty says the prisoners were transferred following a judicial review. He said Tuesday that a...

Ohio Governor Proposes Tax, Education Changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich rolled out an ambitious election-year policy document Tuesday that delivers a promised income-tax cut through increases in tobacco and other taxes, and streamlines government offerings for jobseekers and the poor. The fate of the...