Nets Resting All Starters For Season Finale

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd is resting all of his starters and key reserves for the season finale against the Cavaliers so they’re ready for the playoffs. The Nets entered Wednesday night’s game with the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference, but could...

Police Think They Know Who Killed Ohio Teenager

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police think they know who fatally stabbed a 15-year-old girl two years ago in southwest Ohio, though no one has been charged in her death. Fairfield Officer Doug Day told reporters Wednesday that police are confident they know who killed Chelsea Johnson....

Volunteers Work To Save Famed Negro League Stadium

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Volunteers and historians are on a fundraising campaign to save a decaying stadium that is one of the few still in existence where Negro League games were played. A plaque citing New Jersey’s Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson as a National Historic...

Government Says Plea Coming In Price-fixing Probe

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Justice Department says a former Bridgestone Corp. executive has agreed to plead guilty in an alleged price-fixing conspiracy. The announcement Wednesday comes a day after a current Bridgestone executive and one other former company executive were indicted...

Study Examines Deaths Of Trout That Eat Alewife

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Subtle immune system changes may explain why some Great Lakes trout and salmon die from the lack of an essential vitamin after eating alewife, an important forage species, according to a scientific report released Wednesday. Death from deficiency of...

Pirates Shut Out By Reds’ Cueto 4-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto was on his game, and the only thing that the Pirates could do was watch. Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the NL wild card game, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Pirates...

Defense Wants To See Video In School Bullying Case

PARMA, Ohio (AP) — An attorney says video footage could help show that a substitute teacher isn’t guilty of a child endangering charge stemming from allegations that a developmentally disabled teenager was struck and bullied in gym class at a suburban Cleveland school....

$1.2M Needed To Save Famed Negro League Stadium

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Volunteers and historians are on a fundraising campaign to save a decaying stadium that is one of the few still in existence where Negro League games were played. A plaque naming Paterson’s Hinchliffe Stadium as a national historical landmark was...

Break-in Suspect Rescued From Ohio Restaurant Vent

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio man suspected of breaking into a restaurant overnight became stuck in a ventilation duct, triggered a fire alarm and had to be rescued by emergency responders. The Mansfield News Journal ( ) reports a subcontractor arrived at the Bob...

Ohio’s New Top Utility Regulator Is Sworn In

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has sworn in a former state budget director and lawmaker as Ohio’s top utility regulator. The Republican governor swore in Thomas Johnson as chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio on Wednesday. Johnson, of...