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Scott Kingery’s Sac Fly Lifts Phillies Over Reds 4-3 In 12th

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Kingery hit a game-ending sacrifice fly in the 12th, two innings after Odubel Herrera robbed the Reds of a home run, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Cincinnati 4-3 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. Herrera took away a two-run shot...

Man Accused Of Raising Money For Al-Qaida Pleads Guilty

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The second of two brothers accused of sending money to an al-Qaida leader has pleaded guilty in Ohio to supporting terrorism. Ibrahim Zubair Mohammad is one of four men charged three years ago with raising money through fraudulent credit card charges beginning...

GateHouse Media Buys Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio.com

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — GateHouse Media has announced the purchase of the Akron Beacon Journal and its digital site Ohio.com from Black Press Group Ltd. Black Press President and Chief Executive Officer Rick O’Connor said the paper was sold because British Columbia-based Black...

Union: Ohio Guard Stabbed By Inmate Remains In Hospital

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The union representing Ohio prison guards says a correctional officer remains in the hospital several weeks after he was attacked. The Ohio Civil Service Employees Association says guard Matthew Matthias is being treated for 32 stab wounds and numerous...

Cordray Questions DeWine Call To Speaker Facing FBI Scrutiny

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrat Richard Cordray says it was “highly inappropriate” for Ohio’s attorney general to call Republican House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger in the middle of a federal investigation and the exchange should be investigated. Cordray said...

County Commissioner Says Cancer Won’t Stop Him From Voting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the longest serving elected Democratic officials in Ohio says a medically required amputation will not stop him from making the key votes for the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners. Board President Todd Portune announced he had been diagnosed with...

State Auditor: Ohio House Speaker Shouldn’t Wait To Resign

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state auditor says outgoing Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger should leave the Legislature immediately, not wait to resign. Republican Dave Yost’s statement Wednesday follows Rosenberger’s Tuesday announcement that he will step down May 1...

Man released from Tiffin police custody after mistaken accusations

TIFFIN — A Grove City man accused of shooting at two people in Tiffin during an incident on March 27 has been released by the Tiffin Police Department after police learned he was wrongly identified. According to the Advertiser-Tribune, Hussein A. Mohamed, 23, of Grove City,...

Toledo man pleads guilty to Econo Lodge robbery

Joseph V. Fleming IV, 28, of Toledo, pleaded guilty today to aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, as part of a plea deal. Fleming is charged in connection with the shooting death of Marcus Alexander, a Toledo man who was killed Feb. 17, 2017, at Findlay’s Econo Lodge Motel...

Inmate Admits Possessing Child Porn Inside Federal Prison

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Another federal prison inmate serving a sentence for trafficking in child pornography has admitted possessing and distributing child sex abuse videos inside the prison. Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say Jordan Allen pleaded guilty Wednesday. The...