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The Latest: Equifax: Stock-selling execs unaware of breach

AP Photo/Mike Stewart SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the massive breach at credit monitoring company Equifax (all times local): — 7:45 p.m. Equifax says that three company executives who sold stock just days after the company discovered a major security breach...

Browns Spent ’16 At NFL Bottom, Should Be Better In ’17

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hue Jackson wore his aching heart on his sleeve during his first season as Browns coach. While the losses mounted, Jackson fought back surfacing emotions that threatened to overwhelm him. And when Cleveland’s nightmarish march — the worst season in...

Bengals Sign Linebacker Vontaze Burfict To 3-year Extension

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals have signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict to a three-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2020 season. The move Thursday comes despite Burfict being suspended by the NFL for the first three games this season for his...

Coach Ellis Names US Roster For September Friendlies

Midfielder Tobin Heath, who has been rehabbing from a back injury, was named to the 22-player roster for the U.S. national team in advance of two exhibition matches against New Zealand. Heath has not played for the United State since March because of the injury. She was recently...

Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Friday, Sep. 08. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Columbus bureau is reachable at...

Catalonia independence bid: Can any side emerge as winner?

AP Photo/Manu Fernandez MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Catalonia pledge they will hold a binding referendum Oct. 1 on whether the powerful region in Spain’s northeast should break away from the rest of the country. The Spanish government says the referendum violates the...

Nimmo Homers Twice, Lagares Goes Deep And Mets Beat Reds 7-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie Brandon Nimmo homered twice, Juan Lagares added a solo shot and the New York Mets beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 on Thursday night. New York has won three of four and ended the Reds’ three-game winning streak to open a four-game series. Hitting in the...

Browns Release Calvin Pryor Following Fight With Teammate

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns released safety Calvin Pryor on Thursday shortly after he was involved in a fight with wide receiver Ricardo Louis. Coach Hue Jackson did not provide any details of the skirmish, which took place before practice. “I just made a...

Ohio Man Gets Life In Prison For New Mexico Officer’s Death

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A 39-year-old Ohio man who pleaded guilty to killing a New Mexico police officer last year was sentenced Thursday to life in prison. State District Judge Douglas Driggers sentenced Jesse Denver Hanes for the August shooting death of Hatch policeman Jose...

Judge Not Ready To Move Ohio College Student Slaying Trial

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has declined for now to move the trial of a man charged with aggravated murder, rape and other counts in an Ohio State University student’s slaying. Defendant Brian Golsby has pleaded not guilty to charges of killing Reagan Tokes. The...