Browns Begin Life Without Gordon Vs. Bears

CLEVELAND (AP) — On the eve of their final exhibition game, the Browns had denial turn into reality. They won’t have star wide receiver Josh Gordon at all this season, and it’s time to figure out how they’re going to replace all he gives them. Gordon’s...

Ohio Man Sentenced To Up To 135 Years For 7 Rapes

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio man who pleaded guilty to raping seven women between 1993 and 2002 has been sentenced to up to 135 years in prison. Sixty-nine-year-old Robert Green of Cleveland Heights pleaded guilty to the rape charges in May. He was tied to the crimes through...

Family, US Attorney To Meet On Wal-Mart Shooting

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — The parents of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart will meet with a federal prosecutor to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to handle the shooting investigation and begin a civil rights probe. Family attorney Michael Wright says he and the...

Court OKs Dismissal Of Case Tied To Arab Festival

DETROIT (AP) — Police didn’t violate the First Amendment when they threatened to ticket Christian evangelists at an Arab-American street festival in suburban Detroit, a federal appeals court said Wednesday in a 2-1 decision that drew a pointed dissent from a judge who...

Boxer Jermain Taylor accused of shooting cousin

MAUMELLE, Ark. (AP) — Former middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested on suspicion of domestic battery and assault in a shooting that wounded Taylor’s cousin at the boxer’s suburban Little Rock home, authorities said. “Mr. Taylor was...
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California beach town sees flooding from hurricane

Community volunteer Edwin Schakeroh, left, helps Gavin Greely a resident fill sand bags in preparing for an expected storm surge in Long Beach, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Southern California coastal areas are preparing for the arrival of big and potentially damaging surf...
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Auburn, Oregon dealing with key injuries

FILE – In this July 20, 2014, file photo, Duke’s Kelby Brown answers a question during a news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference Football kickoff in Greensboro, N.C. The Blue Devils will be defending their ACC Coastal Division title without two key players....
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3rd doctor dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

During a training session participants listen as they stand over a mannequin on a stretcher during a training course to instruct non-governmental organisation (NGO) workers and doctors on how to deal with the Ebola virus in Brussels on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. The course, provided...

Keaton hailed in Venice Film Fest opener ‘Birdman’

Actor Michael Keaton poses during a photo call for the movie Birdman at the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Actor Michael Keaton poses during a photo call for the movie Birdman at the 71st edition of...
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UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

Brazilian Paulo Pinheiro, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on Syrian Arab Republic, speaks to the media during a press conference about the release of latest report by the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic covering the period between mid-January and...