Ohio VA Center Plans Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Dayton VA Medical Center will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight service. The theme of the service Sunday is about encountering Christmas during wartime. The 7 p.m. nondenominational service is open to veterans and their families, VA staff and the public....

Cunningham’s 19, Davis’ 17 Lead Dayton Past Wagner 79-67

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Josh Cunningham scored 19 points, Darrell Davis added 17 and Dayton held on to defeat Wagner 79-67 on Saturday after letting most of a 22-point halftime lead slip away. The Flyers (6-6) scored eight-straight points, six from the foul line, after the Seahawks...

Ohio High School Student Killed After Car Slides On Icy Road

SIDNEY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old high school student has been killed after her car slid across the center line on an icy road and collided with a van traveling in the opposite direction in western Ohio. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has identified the...

Police: Ohio Postal Worker Facing Dismissal Kills 2 Bosses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A disgruntled mail carrier facing dismissal has been charged with aggravated murder for fatally shooting his supervisor at a suburban Ohio post office and with murder for killing a postmaster outside of her apartment complex. Twenty-four-year-old DeShaune...

Berry, Pinson Lift No. 5 UNC Past Ohio State, 86-72

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Joel Berry II and Theo Pinson each scored 19 points, and No. 5 North Carolina bounced back from a loss to Wofford with a convincing 86-72 victory over Ohio State on Saturday. Pinson scored six points on flawless free throw shooting inside the final 1:06 of the...

GOP Trend In Ohio Could Face Trump Test In 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Republicans have a chance to complete their statewide domination in 2018 by unseating a Democratic U.S. senator while maintaining their hold on governor and other statewide offices. However, the traditional presidential bellwether also offers Democrats...

Conductor Dutoit Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegations

LONDON (AP) — Renowned conductor Charles Dutoit on Saturday denied serious accusations of sexual misconduct that have caused major symphonies in Europe, Australia and the United States to suspend relationships with him. Dutoit’s office issued a statement saying the...

West Virginia Leads Nation In Drug Overdose Death Rate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia still leads the nation in the rate of drug overdose deaths. The Register-Herald the latest data from the National Center for Health Statistics shows the age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths in West Virginia is 52 per 100,000 in 2016....

Indians Sign 1B Yonder Alonso To 2-year, $16 Million Deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have signed free agent first baseman Yonder Alonso to a two-year, $16 million contract, a less expensive replacement for Carlos Santana. Alonso’s deal, which includes a $9 million club option in 2020, was agreed to earlier in the week....

Ex-Ohio Village Police Chief Indicted For Assault, Theft

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The former police chief of a village near Youngstown has been indicted on charges related to assaulting his ex-girlfriend and stealing cash from a home while removing a body as a coroner’s investigator. The Vindicator 41-year-old Richard Jamrozik, of...