Browns Exercise Option On DL Phil Taylor

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have exercised the fifth-year, $5.5 million contract option on powerful defensive lineman Phil Taylor’s rookie deal. Taylor, a first-round pick in 2011, is now under contract through the 2015 season. The team had until Saturday to pick up the...

Groups Tout Outreach Behind Ohio Health Sign-ups

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Groups in Ohio who helped enroll residents in health plans through the federal insurance marketplace say in-person assistance was key to getting people to sign up, particularly minorities. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the final...

Ohio Doctor Sentencing Delayed In Child Porn Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sentencing is delayed for an Ohio pediatric doctor who pleaded guilty to accessing child pornography. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Columbus says the defense requested the postponement of Friday’s scheduled sentencing for Christopher Pelloski,...

Homicide Suspected In Ohio Firefighter’s Death

CLEVELAND (AP) — The death of an off-duty Ohio firefighter involved in a traffic crash is being called a suspected homicide. The Cuyahoga (KY-uh-HOH’-guh) County coroner made the announcement Friday in the case of 58-year-old Theodore Wright. The coroner didn’t...

Schools Under Investigation

A list of the 55 colleges and universities currently facing a sexual abuse investigation under the Title IX law, according to the Education Department: Source: U.S. Department of Education

Schools Under Investigation

A list of the 55 colleges and universities currently facing a sexual abuse investigation under the Title IX law, according to the Education Department: Source: U.S. Department of Education

55 Colleges Face Federal Sex Assault Investigation

DETROIT (AP) — Some of the 55 colleges and universities facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual abuse allegations say they’re cooperating with the U.S. Education Department, though few are offering details about what information the agency is seeking. The...

55 Colleges Face Federal Sex Assault Investigation

DETROIT (AP) — Some of the 55 colleges and universities facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual abuse allegations say they’re cooperating with the U.S. Education Department, though few are offering details about what information the agency is seeking. The...

On Deck: L-B can clinch BVC baseball title today

There’s a big Friday of local sports set for today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action from around the region for you here at The Courier. There is plenty of softball out at the Marathon Diamonds as the University of Findlay hosts the Great Lakes Intercollegiate...

GM Invests $50 Million In Chevy Cruze Plant

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — General Motors says it is investing $50 million at the northeast Ohio plant that builds the popular Chevrolet Cruze. The company said the investments, which include a new trim shop, are directed at the next generation of the Cruze compact sedan to be built...