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....

Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark

AP Photo/David Handschuh ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in a bungled 1981 Brinks armored-car robbery that left three people dead was denied parole on Friday despite the fact Gov. Andrew Cuomo praised her behavior as a...

Rangers release Josh Hamilton after another knee injury

AP Photo/David Zalubowski ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton has yet another knee injury, and this one could mean the end his career. The Texas Rangers released of the 2010 AL MVP from his minor league contract Friday, saying he injured his right knee in Houston while...

NFL draft: Evaluating ex-top recruits who didn't match hype

AP Photo/Butch Dill Receivers Malachi Dupre of LSU and Travis Rudolph of Florida State are prime examples of pro prospects who left high school as five-star recruits and now enter the NFL draft trying to overcome perceptions that they never fulfilled their promise in college. For...

Ovechkin returns to game after apparent left leg injury

AP Photo/Nick Wass WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin returned for the second period of Game 5 against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night after an apparent leg injury late in the first. Ovechkin drew a roar from the crowd as he stepped on to...

The Latest: VP Pence reaffirms ties with Australia

AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade SYDNEY (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Asia and Australia (all times local): 10 a.m. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Australia is beginning with a reaffirmation of the two allies’ strong...

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,...

Iowa A.D. Gary Barta details damaged relationship with Meyer

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta testified Friday that his relationship with a former top administrator deteriorated after Barta informed her that after a reorganization of the athletic department, she no longer would be his...

Column: Savor some unpredictability to begin NBA playoffs

AP Photo/Morry Gash Say this about the NBA playoffs: It’s usually quite predictable. Nothing wrong with that. It’s a star-driven league built around enticing matchups. Quite frankly, the Finals will be a letdown if we don’t get the rubber match of a...

Gary Payton: Draymond, not Kawhi, should get defensive award

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu As one of best defensive players of his generation, Gary Payton knows what it takes to thrive on that end of the floor. In one of the tightest races for defensive player of the year in quite some time, the nine-time All-Star told The Associated Press that he is...