Twins Beat Indians 7-3 In Gardenhire’s 1,000th Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyle Gibson limited Cleveland to one run in his season debut after Brian Dozier led off the game with a home run, leading Minnesota to a 7-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday and giving Twins manager Ron Gardenhire his 1,000th career victory. Gibson...

Century-old Headstones Vandalized At Ohio Cemetery

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Vandals damaged close to 100 headstones at an eastern Ohio cemetery this past week. Some of the markers were almost 150 years old, dating back to the Civil War era. City officials in Zanesville think that more than one person was responsible for the damage...

Gunner Kiel Sharp In Cincinnati Spring Game

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gunner Kiel threw for 300 yards and looked smooth running Cincinnati’s first-team offense during the Bearcats’ spring game Saturday. The transfer from Notre Dame was 17 of 22 while leading the offense to three touchdowns and a field goal in the first...

Grandson, 3 Others Charged In Ohio Man’s Death

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The grandson of an 84-year-old central Ohio man killed during a break-in has been charged in his death. Three others also were indicted Friday in the slaying while a fifth person was charged with burglary and theft. Two of the five charged are teens. The...

Reds CF Billy Hamilton Scratched With Finger Jam

NEW YORK (AP) — Speedy center fielder Billy Hamilton has been scratched from the Cincinnati Reds lineup because of a jammed left middle finger. Hamilton was set to bat leadoff Saturday against the New York Mets, but is being replaced atop the Reds’ order by Roger Bernadina....

Drivers Say Man Jumped Off Bridge Near Cincinnati

MIAMITOWN, Ohio (AP) — Crews are resuming their search of the Great Miami River near Cincinnati a day after drivers say a man stopped his car and jumped off an interstate bridge. Firefighters and police officers started the search again Saturday morning after suspending their...

Ohio Scouts Leader Charged With Child Pornography

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A Boy Scouts leader near Dayton has been charged with child pornography after an investigation by local and federal authorities. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says 23-year-old Alan Johnson was arrested Thursday at his home in West...

Glance: Execution Drug Secrecy In 5 States

An Associated Press survey of the nation’s 32 death penalty states found that the vast majority refuse to disclose the source of their execution drugs. Some states with laws shielding information about execution drugs and policies and the challenges to those laws: ___...

Secrecy Surrounds Execution Drugs In Most States

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The vast majority of the country’s 32 death penalty states refuse to disclose the source of their execution drugs. A review by The Associated Press has found that the states cloaked in secrecy include some with the most active death chambers. Texas,...

Ohio Sheriff: Scammers Pose As Deputy, IRS Agent

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwestern Ohio sheriff is warning residents of a telephone scam where scammers pose as a sheriff’s deputy or an IRS agent. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says at least two county residents were targeted recently. One scam involved a person...