Teen Boy Accused In Woman’s Slaying Indicted In Adult Court

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says a 15-year-old Ohio boy accused of killing his father’s longtime girlfriend has been indicted in adult court on aggravated murder and murder charges. Champaign County prosecutor Kevin Talebi says a grand jury indicted Donovan Nicholas on...

Toledo Coach Jason Candle Sign 6-year Contract

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo coach Jason Candle has signed a six-year contract that runs through the 2023 and will pay him more than $1 million per year. Candle is 21-6 in two full seasons at Toledo, where he was promoted from offensive coordinator after the 2015 regular season...

Angels Grab All-Star Zack Cozart With $38M, 3-year Deal

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After spending his entire career at shortstop in Cincinnati, Zack Cozart was willing to switch positions for the chance to join the Los Angeles Angels’ promising lineup. Cozart was even willing to switch twice. The All-Star infielder agreed to a $38...

All-Star Cozart Agrees To $38M, 3-year Deal With Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — All-Star infielder Zack Cozart has agreed to a $38 million, three-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels and is likely to shift from shortstop to third base. Cozart gets $13 million in each of the next two seasons and $12 million in 2020 as part the deal...

Angels Sign All-Star Infielder Zack Cozart From Cincinnati

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — All-Star infielder Zack Cozart has agreed to a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels announced their latest high-profile acquisition Friday. Cozart is coming off an outstanding season with the Cincinnati Reds, his only previous...

Just Ahead Of Holidays, Flu Cases Are Spreading Across US

ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials say the flu is spreading across the nation, with a dozen states now reporting widespread flu cases just ahead of the holiday season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta says the following 12 states are reporting widespread...

Police Seek Donations After 9 Children Watch Mom Die

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — A police department is asking people to donate to a family of nine children who watched their mother die of a suspected drug overdose in southwest Ohio. The Middletown Police Department says on its Facebook page that officers were so disturbed by the...

Poor Venezuelan neighbors find solution to cash crunch

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Residents of one neighborhood in cash-strapped Venezuela say they’ve found a solution to a lack of paper money by creating a quasi-currency called the “honeycomb.” Homemaker Liset Sanchez said Friday that she welcomes the idea promoted...

Costco Wholesale and Hess rise; Oracle and CSX tumble

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Oracle Corp., down $1.89 to $48.30 Analysts were disappointed with results from the software maker’s cloud business and its forecasts. Adobe Systems Inc., up $2.51 to $177.51 The software company...

AP sources: Phillies, Carlos Santana agree to $60M, 3-year deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carlos Santana is bringing his big bat and postseason experience to the Philadelphia Phillies. The 31-year-old first baseman became the first of the offseason’s big-name free agents to find a new home, agreeing Friday to a $60 million, three-year...