Ohio Authorities Apprehend Missing Inmate

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have apprehended an inmate who was missing from a southwest Ohio jail for more than 24 hours after she went on leave for a dentist appointment. A judge granted 26-year-old Melissa Rae Helton temporary furlough from the Warren County Jail for a...

Browns Begin Life Without Gordon Vs. Bears

CLEVELAND (AP) — On the eve of their final exhibition game, the Browns had denial turn into reality. They won’t have star wide receiver Josh Gordon at all this season, and it’s time to figure out how they’re going to replace all he gives them. Gordon’s...

Ohio Man Sentenced To Up To 135 Years For 7 Rapes

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio man who pleaded guilty to raping seven women between 1993 and 2002 has been sentenced to up to 135 years in prison. Sixty-nine-year-old Robert Green of Cleveland Heights pleaded guilty to the rape charges in May. He was tied to the crimes through...

Family, US Attorney To Meet On Wal-Mart Shooting

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — The parents of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart will meet with a federal prosecutor to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to handle the shooting investigation and begin a civil rights probe. Family attorney Michael Wright says he and the...

Court OKs Dismissal Of Case Tied To Arab Festival

DETROIT (AP) — Police didn’t violate the First Amendment when they threatened to ticket Christian evangelists at an Arab-American street festival in suburban Detroit, a federal appeals court said Wednesday in a 2-1 decision that drew a pointed dissent from a judge who...

State court: Workers’ comp OK for kickball injury

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. On Wednesday, the court ruled that Stephen Whigham, who was injured in a company kickball game,...
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Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

This photo taken on Aug. 25, 2014, shows Sneakers Bistro and Cafe in Winooski, Vt. The restaurant took down a bacon advertisement, a sign stating “Yield for Sneakers Bacon” after a woman who described herself as “a vegan and a member of a Muslim household”...
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Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon

Cameo Adawn Crispi appears in 8th District Court for a preliminary hearing in Vernal, Utah on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Crispi, 32, is accused of trying to set fire to her ex-boyfriend’s home with a pound of bacon left burning on a gas stove. (AP Photo/Deseret News, Geoff...

NFL Suspends Browns Star WR Gordon For 2014 Season

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon’s wait is over, so is his 2014 season. The star wide receiver’s career is now in peril. The Cleveland Browns learned Wednesday that Gordon’s indefinite suspension by the NFL has been upheld and he will miss at least 16 games for...

Buckeyes Expect Navy’s Offense To Be A Handful

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It’s already difficult to play Navy because of the tough, dedicated and disciplined players on any service academy’s roster. On top of that, No. 5 Ohio State must get ready for the Midshipmen’s lethal, unique offense. Navy is one of the few...