Yonder Alonso’s Grand Slam Leads Cleveland Over Mariners 6-5

SEATTLE (AP) — Yonder Alonso hit his third career grand slam in the first inning, Yan Gomes added a two-run shot and the Cleveland Indians held on for a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Alonso and Gomes provided the big blows off Seattle starter James Paxton, who...

Eaton Has 5 Hits Including HR, Nationals Beat Reds 13-7

CINCINNATI (AP) — Adam Eaton had solo homer among his career-high five hits and Brian Goodwin hit his first career grand slam on Saturday, powering the Washington Nationals to a 13-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Nationals have won their first two games under new manager...

Kamara Lifts Whitecaps To 2-1 Win Over Crew

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kei Kamara scored the go-ahead goal on a diving header in the 78th minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Saturday. Brek Shea smashed home a deflection off Crew goalkeeper Zack Steffen in the 51st minute to tie it for Vancouver...

Xavier Promotes Travis Steele To Coach, Replacing Mack

CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier has hired assistant Travis Steele as its coach, keeping with its custom of promoting from within and maintaining continuity. Steele has been an assistant at Xavier for 10 seasons, including the last nine on the staff of Chris Mack, who left for Louisville...

Jury Awards $229K To Haunted House Owners In Sale To School

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A jury has decided the owners of a popular haunted house in suburban Columbus should receive $229,000 from a school district that wants the property for a bus turnaround. a Delaware County jury spent around two hours this week deciding how much Buckeye...

Ohio Sets Catch Limits For Lake Erie Walleye, Yellow Perch

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has set its Lake Erie catch limits for walleye this season. The department says that from May 1 until March 1, 2019, the daily bag limit will be six walleye of at least 15 inches in length. The limit is four until...

Bond Reduced For Ohio Woman Accused In Stepfather’s Slaying

BELLAIRE, Ohio (AP) — A judge has reduced the bond for an eastern Ohio woman charged with using money from her stepfather’s bank account to pay for his murder. a judge on Friday reduced 35-year-old Meredith Broome’s bond from $1 million to $20,000 in an agreement...

Marshals Arrest Ohio Man Wanted In Ex-girlfriend’s Slaying

CLEVELAND (AP) — A fugitive task force has arrested a man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in a garbage can at an abandoned house in Cleveland. A U.S. Marshals Service spokesman says 35-year-old Yaphet Bradley rammed a task force vehicle and tried to...

Mystery Remains Unsolved 67 Years After Girl’s Disappearance

CLEVELAND (AP) — Clevelanders too young to remember Beverly Potts, even those born years after she disappeared in 1951, grew up knowing her name and her story. It was a mystery that became almost folklore, a warning told by parents about the sort of thing that could happen,...

Ohio Treatment Center Owner Target Of Medicaid Fraud Probe

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man viewed as a local superhero with a matching car collection and a penchant for completing daring feats for charity is under investigation for his alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar Medicaid fraud scheme at his two Ohio substance abuse treatment...