AP Source: Richard Jefferson, Nuggets Agree To 1-year Deal

DENVER (AP) — A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that veteran forward Richard Jefferson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Denver Nuggets. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the team had not disclosed the...

Attorney Threatens To Sue Ohio State Over White Nationalist

CINCINNATI (AP) — An attorney has set a new deadline for his threatened lawsuit against Ohio State University over a demand it allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus. Attorney Kyle Bristow said Tuesday he wants by 5 p.m. local time Friday an “unequivocal...

Man Vows He’s Penniless In Court; Deputies Find $4K On Him

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio defendant who vowed he was penniless and couldn’t pay a fine now faces a big one after deputies escorting him from court found he had over $4,000 in his clothes. The Columbus Dispatch that 36-year-old Lawrence Knox swore he was indigent during...

Cleveland Police Union Backs GOP’s Mandel In US Senate Race

CLEVELAND (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel (man-DEHL’) has won the backing of the Cleveland police union a year after the organization drew criticism for its support of Donald Trump. The Cleveland Patrolmen’s Association announced its support for...

10 Things To Know As The NBA Season Gets Underway

Happy New Year, NBA. The 72nd regular season starts Tuesday night, when Boston heads to Cleveland and Houston goes to Golden State. Fans in Cleveland will boo Kyrie Irving, fans in Oakland will cheer the Warriors’ latest championship banner and the march toward April will...

NBA Opener Jerseys To Be Auctioned For Hurricane Recovery

NEW YORK (AP) — Game-worn jerseys from the four teams playing on the NBA’s opening night will be auctioned to raise money for hurricane recovery efforts. The NBA and Turner Sports, which will televise the Cleveland-Boston and Golden State-Houston doubleheader on TNT, will...

Lawyer: Chinese Mom’s Confession Should Be Kept Out Of Trial

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A defense attorney argues that a police interview in which a Chinese woman acknowledged killing her 5-year-old daughter should be excluded from her Ohio murder trial because a translator wasn’t present at that point. Twenty-nine-year-old Mingming Chen,...

GOP Lawmaker Ends Her Bid To Become Ohio Secretary Of State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker has dropped out of the race to become Ohio’s next elections chief, leaving one Republican and one Democrat vying to be elected secretary of state. Republican Rep. Dorothy Pelanda, of Marysville, said Monday that she’s ending her...

Dump truck rollover crash reported

A rollover injury crash involving a dump truck was reported at 9:04 a.m. at Hancock County 216 and 260 in Washington Township, near the Fostoria Reservoir, according to scanner traffic. Washington Township Fire Department responded to the scene; additional details will be...

UPDATED 11 p.m.: Hite cites personal, family health problems for resignation

State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, resigned Monday evening, effective immediately, citing personal and family health problems. “We’ve got numerous health problems right now, all piling up at the same time. I just feel I need to be home,” Hite told The Courier. Hite represented the...