Hearing Officer Says Ohio Online School Owes State $60M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state hearing officer has ruled against Ohio’s largest online charter school in its appeal of the state education department’s determination that the school owes $60 million for enrollment that can’t be justified. The Columbus Dispatch...

Frontier League

___ No games scheduled No games scheduled Joliet at Lake Erie, 7:05 p.m. Traverse City at Schaumburg, 7:30 p.m. Normal at River City, 7:35 p.m. Normal at River City, 7:35 p.m. Evansville at Southern Illinois, 8:05 p.m. Florence at Gateway, 8:05 p.m. Washington at Windy City, 8:05 p.m.

Supporters Of Rancher Bundy Build Mock Jail Cell Near Prison

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons have built a mock jail cell outside a rural Nevada prison facility where defendants in a 2014 standoff with federal agents await trial in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas. Organizers and protesters are taking...

Arena Football League

Philadelphia 69, Cleveland 67 Tampa Bay 62, Baltimore 55 Baltimore at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at Washington, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Washington at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

Abercrombie & Fitch Says It’s In Deal Talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Teen clothing chain Abercrombie & Fitch Co., responding to reports that it was in talks with interested buyers, says it’s in preliminary discussions with several parties about a “potential transaction.” The company’s statement Wednesday...

Protesters Build Mock Jail Cell Near Bundy Defendants Prison

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons have built a mock jail cell outside a rural Nevada prison facility where defendants in a 2014 standoff with federal agents await trial in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas. Organizers and protesters are taking...

Ryan Says Tax Overhaul Long Overdue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Noting he had just gotten his driver’s license the last time Congress overhauled the nation’s tax system, House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday insisted lawmakers will act soon even as he deals with deep divisions in his own Republican Party....

Suspect In 5 Slayings Pleads Guilty, Avoids Death Sentence

CLEVELAND (AP) — The brother of a victim in a quintuple homicide had to be dragged by deputies from a Cleveland courtroom after trying to attack a defendant who had pleaded guilty in the fatal shootings to avoid a possible death sentence. Twenty-one-year-old James...

The Latest: Review Concludes Officer Kicked Suspect In Head

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a restrained suspect kicked in the head by a police officer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Records indicate a Columbus police officer kicked a restrained suspect in the head despite the officer’s belief that he hit the suspect’s...

Fired Bus Driver Pleads Not Guilty In Pedestrian Death

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former bus driver for an Ohio transit authority has pleaded not guilty to charges in the death of a pedestrian struck by the driver’s bus. Forty-five-year-old Antoinette Peterkin pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County...