Cavs Officially Announce Signings Of Miller, Jones

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers officially announced the signings of Mike Miller and James Jones, two shooters who won NBA titles with LeBron James in Miami. Miller and Jones agreed to terms with the Cavs shortly after James announced he was returning to Cleveland and signed a...

Cincinnati Rally Precedes Gay Marriage Arguments

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hundreds of gay marriage supporters have rallied in Cincinnati as a federal court prepares to hear arguments on challenges to gay marriage bans in four states. The supporters gathered Tuesday night at a city park near Cincinnati’s riverfront, cheering as...

Findlay man injured in accident

A Findlay resident was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 3:02 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Broad Avenue and South River Road, city police said. Jeffrey Taylor, 56, was transported with minor injuries to Blanchard Valley Hospital by a Hanco ambulance. Police reported Nicole...

Ohioan Gets Prison Time For Illegal Waste Dumping

CLEVELAND (AP) — The owner of a northeast Ohio business that collected and stored toxic fluids from oil and gas drilling operations was sentenced Tuesday in Cleveland to 28 months in federal prison and fined $25,000. Ben Lupo, 64, of Poland, Ohio, had hoped to receive probation...

Man Charged With Urinating On Modell’s Grave

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Police say charges have been filed against an Ohio man who is accused of urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell and posting a video of it on YouTube. Baltimore County Police said Tuesday that 61-year-old Paul S. Serbu of Franklin,...

Fired Band Director Doesn’t Want To Sue Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fired director of Ohio State’s celebrated marching band said Tuesday that he wants his job back but doesn’t want to sue his beloved university, at least not now. The school stands by its July 24 firing of Jon Waters after an investigation...

Bengals’ Offense Wants To Have A Hard Edge

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pro Bowl linebacker Vontaze Burfict is a little sorer during this training camp than the past two. And it has nothing to do with his conditioning. The Bengals’ offense is throwing its weight around a little bit more these days. Cincinnati is trying to...

Michigan St. Girding For Ohio St. In Big Ten East

Michigan State has played in two of the three Big Ten title games, is the defending Rose Bowl champion and on the best run in program history with 42 wins in four years. Yet the Spartans cling to an underdog mentality. It’s the product of being overshadowed historically by...

Browns Defenders Wearing Boxing Gloves In Practice

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns are ready to rumble. To prepare for the NFL’s crackdown on defensive holding, the team is making its cornerbacks and safeties wear boxing gloves during training camp practices. The smaller, mitten-like gloves — used by kickboxers and in mixed...
off

VIDEO: Mandel talks new bill, government transparency

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel visited The Courier on Monday to discuss a new bill that will put Ohio’s expenditures online for the public to search and view.