Francona Rejoins Indians A Week After Heart Procedure

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona rejoined his team Thursday for an extended stay in Northern California, one week after undergoing a minor procedure for an irregular heartbeat. Wearing his familiar uniform, Francona smiled and laughed as he talked...

Body Camera Video Of Man Fatally Shot By Police Is Released

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Body camera video of a confrontation in which police officers shot and mortally wounded a man was released on Thursday. Columbus police released of the July 7 confrontation between two officers and 30-year-old Kareem Ali Nadir Jones. Jones died Monday from...

Australia senator’s 3 election wins officially didn’t happen

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The deputy leader of an Australian political party has announced he is ending his nine-year career in Parliament because he has discovered he has technically never been a senator. Scott Ludlam, the 47-year-old deputy leader of the minor Greens...

Shelter opens for flood victims

The American Red Cross has opened a shelter for flood victims at 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave. in Findlay. The shelter is open for anyone needing a safe place to stay because of flooding in or near their home, the Red Cross said.

Arena Football League

x-clinched playoff spot Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 7 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Baltimore at Washington, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Washington, 7 p.m.

Fired voice of Kermit the Frog says he's 'devastated'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It isn’t easy being green. But no longer being green is apparently even harder. Steve Whitmire, the puppeteer who was fired after 27 years as Kermit the Frog said Thursday he is “devastated to have failed” Muppets founder and his mentor...
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Rapper DMX busted on tax fraud charges

AP Photo/Louis Lanzano NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper DMX has been arrested in New York on federal tax fraud charges. Prosecutors say the rapper, whose given name is Earl Simmons, owes $1.7 million in taxes and has engaged in a multi-year scheme to conceal millions of dollars of...

Police Investigating Death Of Johns Hopkins Student

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a university student has been found dead in Maryland. The Baltimore Sun that Johns Hopkins University officials identified the student as 19-year-old Abigail Bastien of Sandusky, Ohio. University officials and police said Thursday afternoon that...

Judith Light remembers late manager after Emmy nomination

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Judith Light’s third Emmy nomination came Thursday morning, but not without a pang of grief. This will be Light’s first awards season in 36 years without her manager, Herb Hamsher, who died in October. Light dedicated her nomination to him...

Police Investigating Death Of Johns Hopkins Student-athlete

BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University officials say a rising sophomore who was a member of the women’s track and field team has been found dead near the Maryland campus. University officials identified the student found Thursday morning as Abigail Bastien of Sandusky,...