Loyola-Chicago Holds Off Wright State 84-80

CHICAGO (AP) — Bruno Skokna made a key steal with 10 seconds left and Marques Townes secured it with 1 of 2 free throws as Loyola-Chicago beat Wright State 84-80 in the season opener for both teams on Friday night. The Ramblers led for the entire second half but never pulled away...

Bates-Diop, Williams Lead Ohio St. Past Robert Morris, 95-64

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Playing its first game under its new coach, Ohio State looked invigorated in front of its home fans as it picked up its first win of the season against Robert Morris. Keita Bates-Diop had 19 points and 11 rebounds to help the Buckeyes beat the Colonials...

Red Cross helped 20 families after storm

The American Red Cross North Central Ohio Chapter said Friday it has provided help to more than 20 families whose homes were destroyed or suffered major damage during the storms and tornadoes that struck the area last Sunday. Red Cross volunteer disaster teams are working with...

Bengals’ Green Fined $42,541 For Fight With Jaguars’ Ramsey

NEW YORK (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green has been fined $42,541 by the NFL for fighting with Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey last Sunday. Green grabbed Ramsey around the neck from behind and took him to the turf while throwing punches at him late...

Fostoria, North Baltimore women injured in crash

FOSTORIA — Fostoria and North Baltimore women were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Hancock County 226 and Township 262, just west of Fostoria. Carol Mcafee, 65, of Fostoria, the driver of one vehicle, and two of her passengers, Amber...

Man In Court For Belly Button Fixation Sparks Autism Debate

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge is trying to decide how to deal with a man who has been diagnosed with autism and has repeatedly violated his probation for sexual battery by asking women to touch their bellybuttons. 29-year-old Graig Burrier (GREG bur-EE-ur) pleaded guilty...

AP Rankings: Unanimous Pick Aaron Donald Is NFL’s Top DT

Aaron Donald held out all spring and summer from Los Angeles Rams activities, finally reporting for duty right before the regular season began without the new contract he’d been seeking. His pursuit of the ball has been far more fruitful. Midway through his fourth year in...

Police: Ohio Man Who Started Fatal Fire Won’t Be Charged

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio say a man who accidentally caused a fatal fire won’t face criminal charges after investigators couldn’t determine whether he was impaired by marijuana at the time. The Westerville police and fire departments issued a...

Teen Pleads Guilty In Firetruck Collision That Killed 2

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old girl has pleaded guilty to juvenile charges in the deaths of two teen passengers who died when she drove an SUV through a red light and collided with a firetruck in Ohio. The Akron Beacon Journal the teen told a Summit County Juvenile Court judge...

Lions Release Greg Robinson, Clear Spot For Taylor Decker

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released injured offensive tackle Greg Robinson. The team made the move Friday, ending Robinson’s short stay with the team and clearing a spot for Taylor Decker’s potential return. Detroit acquired Robinson in a trade...