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Reds Sweep Dodgers; Votto, Suarez Homer In 5-3 Win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eugenio Suarez and Joey Votto homered, and the last-place Cincinnati Reds beat Los Angeles 5-3 Sunday for their first four-game sweep of the Dodgers since the Big Red Machine accomplished the feat in August 1976. Luis Castillo (3-4) allowed three runs — two...

Fashion Nightmare: Lindor Goes To Plate With Wrong Helmet

CLEVELAND (AP) — The wrong hat can be a fashion nightmare. Just ask Cleveland’s Francisco Lindor. Lindor walked to home plate in the first inning Sunday wearing the wrong batting helmet. A switch-hitter, Lindor had on the helmet he usually uses when he hits left-handed —...

Celtics Take Game 1 Of East Finals, Beating Cavaliers 108-83

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown had 23 points and eight rebounds, Marcus Morris added 21 points and 10 boards, and the Boston Celtics opened a 21-point, first-quarter lead and beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-83 on Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. Al Horford scored...

Drive-by Shooting In Akron Leaves 3 People Wounded

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A drive-by shooting in Akron has left three people wounded. Police say the victims were talking outside a home in the city Saturday evening when they were shot. Responding officers found a 53-year-old man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital with...

Ohio Mail Carrier Sent To Prison For Stealing Pot Packages

CLEVELAND (AP) — A mail carrier has been sentenced to three months in prison for taking more than 10 pounds of marijuana intended for delivery to two northeast Ohio residences. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cleveland says 43-year-old Thomas Schaefer, of the Cleveland suburb...

Man Killed In Shootout With Sheriff’s Deputy ID’d

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio have identified a man who they say was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a sheriff’s deputy who also was shot. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday identified the suspect who was killed as 55-year-old...

Raccoon In Reds Bullpen Captured Before Game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Perhaps the only thing that could slow the Cincinnati Reds relievers in this five-game win streak was a raccoon in the bullpen on Sunday. A raccoon at Dodger Stadium was found by a member of the cleaning crew in the visitor’s bullpen. Animal Control was...

Former Bhutanese Refugee Join Ranks Of Akron Police Force

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — One of the area’s newest police officers is far away from the dusty refugee camp in Nepal where he grew up and spent more than half his life, but he’s committed to his adopted home of Akron. Damber Subba, who arrived in the United States about 10...

Better late than never: Library gets book 47 years overdue

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — A book nearly five decades overdue has been returned to the San Francisco Public Library. The copy of Eldridge Cleaver’s memoir “Soul On Ice” was due back at the Eureka Valley branch Dec. 9, 1970, making it 47 years, four...

Las Vegas lawyer who defends DUI cases facing own DUI charge

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas attorney who often defends drunken driving suspects is facing a bench trial after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports 56-year-old John Leo Duffy was arrested March 3 and a bench trial...