5 Charged In Million-dollar Robbery Of Jewelry Merchant

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted five Ohio residents in the robbery of a diamond and jewelry merchant from Monroeville, Pennsylvania. The federal prosecutor for Ohio’s southern district says the Middletown residents were indicted this month on a charge of...

Safety Regulators Fine Ohio Factory Making Footballs For NFL

ADA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio factory that makes footballs for the National Football League has been fined by federal regulators over workplace safety violations. Wilson Sporting Goods is facing more than $65,000 in fines after two inspections at its factory in Ada, which makes about...

Evidence Of Invasive Grass Carp Signals Threat To Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Researchers have fresh evidence that invasive grass carp are swimming and spawning near the mouth of a river that flows into Lake Erie. Their next step is figuring out how to stop it from gaining a foothold and devouring wetland plants along the shoreline and...

Ohio Legislature OKs Bill Honoring 1st Black Major Leaguer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill designating Oct. 7 as Moses Fleetwood Walker Day in honor of the first black major league baseball player has cleared Ohio’s Legislature and is headed to Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-sihks) desk. Walker was born in Mount Pleasant, Ohio,...

Cruz Hits 2-run Shot In 9th, Mariners Beat Indians 3-1

SEATTLE (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit a game-ending two-run homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Friday night. Cruz lined a 2-1 pitch from closer Cody Allen (3-7) out to deep right-center field, snapping Seattle’s six-game skid...

Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Saturday, Sep. 23. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Columbus bureau is reachable at...

Red Sox 5, Reds 4

E_Wojciechowski (1). DP_Boston 1, Cincinnati 1. LOB_Boston 4, Cincinnati 8. 2B_Betts (45), Vazquez (18), Devers (11), Cozart (24). HR_Devers (9), Gennett (27). CS_Hamilton (11). SF_Moreland (5). S_Romano (5). HBP_by Porcello (Duvall). WP_Romano. Umpires_Home, Pat Hoberg; First,...

Red Sox Rally For 5-4 Win Over Reds, Extend AL East Lead

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer Friday night, and the Boston Red Sox extended their AL East lead to four games by overcoming Scooter Gennett’s fourth grand slam of the season for a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Boston added to its lead with the...

Church & Religious Events

Blanchard Avenue Pentecostal The Blanchard Avenue Pentecostal Church of God, 1701 Blanchard Ave., will host the monthly Weston Price Nutritional Seminar at 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Dr. Wayne Fiester will be lecturing on lacto-fermentation. The seminar is free. For more information, call...

Registration opens for 5K Pumpkin Fun Run/Walk

The seventh annual 5K Pumpkin Fun Run/Walk benefiting Hancock Youth Leadership will be held Oct. 14 at Riverside Park’s Waterfall Pavilion. Registration begins at 8 a.m., followed by the race at 9. Anyone who catches the pumpkin runner will be refunded their entry fee. The...