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Motorist Indicted In Fatal Hit-skip Of Cleveland Officer

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say the motorist arrested in the fatal hit-skip of a Cleveland police patrolman on an interstate had cocaine in his system when he struck the officer. Forty-five-year-old Israel Alvarez, of Cleveland, was indicted Thursday on charges of aggravated...

FBI: Gang Members Arrested In Phone Thefts From 9 States

CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI says agents and Cleveland police officers have arrested three members of the Ohio-based Heartless Felons street gang in connection with the theft of $500,000 in phones and electronic devices from nine states. An FBI spokeswoman in Cleveland says the gang...

Three-vehicle injury crash reported

A three-vehicle injury crash was reported at South Main and Pearl Streets, according to scanner traffic. The crash was reported around 3:52 p.m. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.
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Roman Polanski seeks to have prosecutor's testimony unsealed

AP Photo/Alik Keplicz LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski’s attorney has asked a Los Angeles judge to unseal testimony given by a former prosecutor who handled the fugitive director’s sexual assault case. It is Polanski’s latest bid to end the nearly...

Review: 'Fist Fight' an indulgence in pre-teen male fantasy

If you like Ice Cube surly and sneering, find penis drawings hilarious and believe real men solve problems by throwing punches, “Fist Fight ” is for you. This R-rated comedy from director Richie Keen starts with a ridiculous premise: One high-school teacher insists...

Shortstop Zack Cozart One Of Reds’ Last Remaining Holdovers

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Shortstop Zack Cozart expected to be manning the middle of the Cincinnati Reds’ infield with veteran Brandon Phillips for the sixth straight season. Instead, the second baseman has been traded, and Cozart knows he could be next. The Reds sent Phillips...

Cops: Motive For Anti-Arab Graffiti Was Personal, Not Ethnic

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio man told them he spray-painted a swastika and a message cursing Arabs on a Lebanese family’s home because he was angry over a perceived slight, not because of their ethnicity. Twenty-eight-year-old Osama Nazzal, of Toledo, is scheduled...

'Fist Fight' stars on the need for comedy in uncertain times

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one could have predicted when they were making the breezy, irreverent, 91-minute Charlie Day and Ice Cube comedy “Fist Fight” that it would be coming out in the midst of such uncertain and divisive times. Back then, nearly two years ago,...

Nap Time: Rangers, Napoli Finally Reunited For 3rd Stint

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Napoli has rejoined the Texas Rangers for the third time, calling it a great opportunity to be back with his first World Series team. The Rangers re-introduced Napoli on Thursday morning. He got an $8.5 million, one-year contract that includes a club...

The Roots to perform NBA-themed musical at All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) — The Roots will perform an original NBA-themed musical featuring former “Hamilton” actor Daveed Diggs, DJ Jazzy Jeff, actor Michael B. Jordan, musician Jidenna and rapper Darryl “DMC” McDaniels at the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. The...