Court-martial Set For Wisconsin Coast Guardsman

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A court-martial will be held for a U.S. Coast Guard officer accused of having abusive sexual contact with a female colleague while stationed in Milwaukee. The Coast Guard announced Thursday the decision to refer charges against Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua M....

Brandon Phillips To Have Surgery Friday

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is expected to miss six weeks after he has surgery on Friday to repair torn ligaments in his left thumb. is expected to miss six weeks. Phillips injured his thumb diving for a ground ball in the eighth inning Wednesday night...

Sen. Portman: Could Consider ’16 Presidential Bid

CINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says he could end up making a 2016 presidential bid, depending on what happens with the field of candidates. The Republican from Ohio says his focus is seeking re-election. But if he doesn’t see strong presidential candidates emerge...

Ohio Company Wins Rights To Shipwreck’s Gold

CINCINNATI (AP) — A fugitive treasure hunter’s company has lost its fight to stop deep-sea explorers from bringing up gold and other artifacts from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857. Federal Judge Rebecca Beach Smith in Virginia ruled Wednesday that an...

1960s Ohio State Star Sues Over Road Rage Arrest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State football star Jim Stillwagon has filed a federal lawsuit against police who arrested him after an alleged road rage incident two years ago. Stillwagon was acquitted last fall on all charges stemming from the September 2012 incident in...

Rowmark to construct building, add jobs

Rowmark, a Findlay maker of plastic sheets for signs, plaques and other uses, plans to add 50 or more employees and construct an additional 65,302-square-foot building. Construction, on Hamlet Drive just south of Hamlet Protein, and north of Guardian Automotive Products, 2040...

Valbuena Lifts Cubs To 6-4 Win Over Reds In 12

CINCINNATI (AP) — Luis Valbuena hit a tiebreaking, two-run in the 12th inning and the Chicago Cubs avoided a rare five-game sweep in Cincinnati with a 6-4 win Thursday. Highly regarded prospect Arismendy Alcantara singled with one out and went to second on Starlin Castro’s...

Ohio Man’s 1992 Murder Case Sent Back To Court

TWINSBURG, Ohio (AP) — The case of a northeast Ohio man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend in front of her 3-year-old son has been sent back to a federal court for a possible retrial. A decision Thursday by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati means Willard...

Cavs Announce Kyrie Irving Contract Extension

CLEVELAND (AP) — As they await a decision from free agent LeBron James, the Cavaliers have announced that All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving has signed his contract extension. The Cavs reached an agreement with Irving on a five-year, $90 million extension last week in the first...

Reds-Cubs Game Delayed After Benches Clear

CINCINNATI (AP) — Both benches and bullpens emptied in the middle of the ninth inning of Chicago’s game against Cincinnati on Thursday after Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo apparently took exception to the Reds’ inside pitches. Rizzo, who was hit by Homer...