Baby Hippo Fiona Makes Her Media Debut At Zoo, Explores Pool

CINCINNATI (AP) — A popular baby hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden has made its news media debut. Fiona (fee-OHN’uh) made her Wednesday with cameras rolling as she navigated the 9-foot-deep Hippo Cove pool. The zoo emphasizes she isn’t ready for public...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Chicago 2, FC Dallas 1 Toronto FC 5, Columbus 0 Seattle 1, Portland 0 D.C. United 1, Vancouver 0 New York 2, New England 1 Colorado 1, Sporting Kansas City 0 Minnesota United 1, Orlando City 0 Real Salt Lake 1, Philadelphia 0...

Van Wert commissioner to challenge Latta

VAN WERT — Van Wert County Commissioner Todd Wolfrum announced Wednesday he is running for Ohio’s 5th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House. Wolfrum will be running in the May 2018 Republican primary, presumably against Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green. Wolfrum is an...

Ohio Man Pleads Guilty In Death Of New Mexico Police Officer

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An Ohio man pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder in the shooting death of a police officer during a traffic stop last year in New Mexico. Jesse Denver Hanes of Columbus entered the plea in state district court in Las Cruces after reaching an...

LeBron’s Focus Shifted From Finals To Racism After Vandalism

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A day before the start of his seventh straight NBA Finals, LeBron James’ mind was far from focused on basketball and the Golden State Warriors. He wanted to hug his children and wife back home in Ohio and talk to his two boys directly about racism...

The Latest: Ohio Man Pleads Guilty In Police Officer’s Death

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on an Ohio man accused in the shooting death of a New Mexico police officer (all times local): 3:15 p.m. An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting death last year of a New Mexico police officer. The Las...

International League

___ Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 6, Columbus 0 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 4, Columbus 3 Buffalo 4, Toledo 1 Charlotte 12, Syracuse 5 Gwinnett at Louisville, 6:35 p.m. Pawtucket at Norfolk, 6:35 p.m. Lehigh Valley at Indianapolis, 7:05 p.m. Rochester at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at...

Manaea, Pinder Lead Athletics To 3-1 Win Over Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sean Manaea allowed three hits in seven innings, Chad Pinder homered twice and drove in all three Oakland runs, and the Athletics defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Wednesday night. Manaea (4-3) retired the first 10 hitters before Francisco Lindor homered with...

Man Pleads Guilty In Ohio Cop’s Slaying; Gets Life Sentence

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of killing a police officer in Ohio has pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and other charges has been sentenced to life in prison, plus 35 years, without the possibility of parole. Herschel Jones III pleaded guilty and was sentenced...

Finals Pick Up Where They Left Off With Cavs-Warriors III

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a summer highlighted by Kevin Durant’s decision to leave Oklahoma City for the star-laden Golden State Warriors, a six-month regular season and three rounds of playoffs, the NBA Finals are right back where they ended last June. Not that anyone...