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Woman Held By Ohio Police Jumps To Her Death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Columbus say a 27-year-old woman being questioned in a prostitution and drug investigation jumped to her death from a third-floor hotel window. A police spokesman says two plainclothes officers were running warrant checks on four women and two men...

Ohio Band Director Accused Of Sex With Student

LAKEWOOD, Ohio (AP) — A band director at a suburban Cleveland high school has been charged with having sexual contact with a student at a park. The Northeast Ohio Media Group ( ) reports that 27-year-old Lakewood High School band director Nathanial Harris is facing a charge of...

Man, 22, Convicted In Ohio Mass Shooting Case

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A 22-year-old man could face the death penalty after a jury convicted him of 22 charges related to the slayings of four people in a northeast Ohio townhome last year. The jury in Akron found Derrick Brantley guilty on Wednesday of charges including aggravated...

Dallas Woos Officials For ’16 GOP Convention

DALLAS (AP) — Top Republican officials are visiting Dallas as they consider sites for the party’s 2016 convention. Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus (ryns PREE’-bus) will speak to reporters about Dallas’ convention bid. Also expected to...

Frontier League

___ Rockford 7, River City 2, 1st game Washington 2, Schaumburg 1, 1st game Gateway 10, Evansville 6, 1st game Florence 4, Windy City 0 Normal 9, Lake Erie 6 Joliet 4, Traverse City 3, 8 innings, 1st game River City 8, Rockford 5, 2nd game Southern Illinois 4, Frontier 3...

Kemp Ejected, Dodgers Fall To Reds 5-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hanley Ramirez came down with a stiff shoulder and had to be scratched from the lineup. Matt Kemp was ejected in the second inning for arguing with an umpire. Things started badly for the Dodgers and never got any better. Johnny Cueto matched his career high...

Browns Not Worried About Manziel Playing Baseball

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns don’t expect quarterback Johnny Manziel to drop the football and pick up a bat anytime soon. Manziel was drafted last week by the San Diego Padres, a selection that shocked Cleveland coach Mike Pettine, who said he didn’t even know his...

Cueto Fans 12 In 6 Innings, Reds Beat Dodgers 5-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto matched his career high with 12 strikeouts in six innings, and Joey Votto and Jay Bruce — the missing core of Cincinnati’s batting order much of the season — each drove in runs Wednesday night, leading the Reds to a 5-0 victory over the Los...

Eastern League

___ New Hampshire 4, Bowie 3 Portland 2, Altoona 1, 4 innings, susp. Binghamton at Akron, 7:05 p.m. Harrisburg at Erie, 7:05 p.m. New Britain at Reading, 7:05 p.m. Richmond at Trenton, 7:05 p.m. New Hampshire at Bowie, 6:35 p.m. Portland at Altoona, 7 p.m. Harrisburg at Erie,...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ D.C. United 4, Montreal 2 FC Dallas at Portland, 10 p.m. Montreal at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Toronto FC at New York, 8 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Portland, 11 p.m. Seattle FC at D.C. United, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at New England,...