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Indians Avoid Arbitration With Salazar, Chisenhall

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians avoided salary arbitration with starter Danny Salazar and right fielder Lonnie Chisenhall, agreeing to one-year contracts for 2018. Salazar, who is coming off an inconsistent and injury-slowed 2017, will make $5 million next season....

Man Indicted In Fatal Stabbings Of His Daughter, Her Mother

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says a man charged in the Ohio stabbing deaths of his 4-year-old daughter and her mother has been indicted on aggravated murder charges and could be sentenced to the death penalty if convicted. Franklin County’s prosecutor says a grand...

2017 Beer Sales Figure For Ohio Stadium Adjusted To $1.23M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says beer sales at its football stadium this season increased roughly 6 percent from 2016, a downward adjustment from a total sales figure the school had released earlier. Spokesman Benjamin Johnson said due to a miscalculation the...

Ex-police Chief Charged With Misdemeanor Involving Database

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio police chief who resigned amid accusations of potential misconduct has been charged with a misdemeanor accusing him of attempted unauthorized use of a police database. Former Akron chief James Nice was charged Friday in Summit County with the...

Lause named chief financial officer at UF

Thomas Lause has been named the University of Findlay’s vice president of business affairs, chief financial officer and treasurer. Lause, who recently retired from Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. as vice president and treasurer, will begin his new role on Feb. 5. Lause had a 35-year...

Murder trial to resume Tuesday

Jurors in a Findlay murder trial are having a long weekend. The trial will resume Tuesday. After three days of testimony, prosecutors did not rest their case Friday in the trial of Brent Houdeshell, 29, an Arlington man who is accused of killing a 2-year-old child, Breydon...

Browns Coach Jackson Overhauls Staff After Winless Season

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns coach Hue Jackson has overhauled his staff following a 0-16 season. Cleveland announced Friday that Jackson has hired former New York Giants wide receivers coach Adam Henry for the same role and former Cincinnati offensive coordinator Ken Zampese will...

Authorities: Man Bit Off Part Of Trooper’s Ear In Struggle

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A pedestrian accused of biting off part of an Ohio trooper’s ear after the officer confronted him has been jailed on an assault charge. The State Highway Patrol says a trooper responding to a report of a man walking in the roadway approached Cornelius...

Upper Sandusky man hurt in Ohio 568 crash

VANLUE — An Upper Sandusky man was hurt this afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on Ohio 568, northeast of Vanlue, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. At 1:19 p.m., Joseph Thiel, 26, of Upper Sandusky, was driving a 2013 Hyundai four-door vehicle west on Ohio 568 near...

Dayton Mayor Ends Bid For Ohio Governor, Endorses Cordray

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrat Richard Cordray continued to consolidate support for his run for Ohio governor with another former rival abandoning her bid for the office and endorsing his ticket. Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley announced her decision to leave the race at a joint...