Crews Dismantling Thrill Ride After Deadly Fair Accident

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Crews have begun dismantling the thrill ride involved in a deadly accident at the Ohio State Fair. WBNS-10TV reports (http://bit.ly/2h8nQMg) the removal of the Fire Ball ride at the state fairgrounds began with a final inspection Saturday. A four-passenger...

Park Scores 3 Times As Iowa State Beats Akron 41-14

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jacob Park passed for 317 yards and two touchdowns, including a 43-yarder to Marchie Murdock, as Iowa State pulled away in the second half for a 41-14 victory over Akron on Saturday. Junior quarterback Park completed 24 of 33 throws and a scored on a 14-yard...

Adjamah Helps Jacksonville Beat Division II Walsh 56-31

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Adjamah scored three touchdowns and Jacksonville defeated Division II Walsh 56-31 on Saturday, two days before the university resumes classes following Hurricane Irma. The Jacksonville campus closed on Sept. 8 and there was free admission to the...

Ohio Extends Kansas’ Road Losing Streak To 42 Games, 42-30

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Nathan Rourke threw for 152 yards and two touchdowns as Ohio defeated Kansas 42-30 on Saturday, extending the Wildcats’ road losing streak to 42 games, the longest active streak in the nation. Rourke earned his first start against the Jayhawks after...

Line Up Set For Columbus Cartoon And Comic Strip Festival

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning is among the participants in an annual cartoon and comic strip festival in Ohio’s capital city. runs Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 at various locations throughout the city. It features creators...

Ohio County To Offer Anti-addiction Injection To Inmates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio county will allow inmates being released from jail to receive an injection that prevents drug and alcohol abuse relapses. Franklin County officials say about 520 inmates a year are expected to receive injections of naltrexone, which chemically...

Ohio House Again Weighs Override Of Kasich Medicaid Veto

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House on Saturday was again weighing an override of Republican Gov. John Kasich’s veto protecting Medicaid expansion after scrapping the idea in July. A memo circulating among House Republicans said GOP Speaker Cliff Rosenberger “would...

Iraq PM: half of IS families detained near Mosul are Turkish

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says Turkish nationals make up half of the 1,333 women and children being held in a camp near Mosul for suspected links to the Islamic State group. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press Saturday, al-Abadi...

Painter Sets Out To Put Historical Images On Ohio Barns

OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — The commanding image of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry dwarfed Scott Hagan Thursday as he put the finishing touches on the war hero’s coat taking form on the side of a barn near Oak Harbor. But then again, Hagan is overshadowed by most subjects he...

APNewsBreak: Ohio House May Revisit Kasich Medicaid Veto

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is again weighing an override of Republican Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) veto protecting Medicaid expansion after scrapping the idea in July. A memo circulating among House Republicans on Saturday says Speaker Cliff Rosenberger...