Rizzo’s HR Rallies Cubs To 6-5 Win Over Reds In 11 Innings

CINCINNATI (AP) — With another dramatic homer, the Cubs showed they are still masters of the big comeback. Anthony Rizzo tied it with a two-out, three-run homer in the ninth, and Kris Bryant hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning on Friday night, rallying the Chicago Cubs to over...

Frustrated Pacers Still Looking To Fight Back Against Cavs

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George’s stone face and somber tone reflected the mood of the Indiana Pacers. With their season on the brink, they must win — or go home. Despite pushing defending champion Cleveland to the edge in three straight playoff games, Indiana now finds...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ San Jose 0, New England 0, tie Toronto FC 3, Chicago 1 Montreal at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. San Jose at Houston, 4 p.m. Vancouver at Portland, 4 p.m. Columbus at New York, 7:30 p.m. D.C. United at New England, 7:30 p.m. Sporting...

Update: Arlington man hurt in crash

An Arlington man was injured Friday night when his SUV struck a tree along County Road 45, south of Findlay, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Matthew Martin, 32, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Appleseed Emergency Medical Service, the sheriff’s office said....

Ex-Kentucky District Judge Charged With Human Trafficking

BURLINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former northern Kentucky district court judge has been charged with human trafficking and unlawful transaction with a minor. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office said in a news release Friday that 70-year-old Timothy Nolan of California,...

Governor names Hackenberg as Findlay municipal judge

Alan D. Hackenberg of Findlay, an assistant city law director, has been named by Gov. John Kasich to fill a judge vacancy on Findlay Municipal Court. Hackenberg received the call from the governor’s office today. In late March, the Hancock County Republican Party announced he...

Indians’ Kipnis Activated From DL, Makes 1st Start

CHICAGO (AP) — Second baseman Jason Kipnis was activated from the disabled list by the Cleveland Indians and was set to make his season debut against the Chicago White Sox. Kipnis was to start at second base and bat sixth Friday night. He was limited to two exhibition games...

Ohio Officials Forego $22 Million In Charter School Grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio state officials have turned down $22 million out of $71 million in federal charter school expansion grants, saying they don’t think enough potential schools will meet the high performance ratings needed to qualify. The grant money is for new...

US Rig Count Rises 10 This Week To 857; Texas Up 6

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 10 this week to 857. A year ago, 431 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 688 rigs sought oil and 167 explored for natural gas this week. Two...

Two hurt in Putnam County crash

COLUMBUS GROVE — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Friday afternoon crash that injured two drivers on Ohio 65. Around 3:33 p.m., Jonathon W. Schindler, 31, of Columbus Grove, was driving south on Ohio 65 and slowed to turn into the Shell gas station at 715 S....