Two judges vie for appeals court post

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer LIMA — Two judges are competing Nov. 8 for a seat on the 3rd District Court of Appeals, Lima. Putnam County Common Pleas Judge Randall L. Basinger and Shelby County Probate/Juvenile Judge William Zimmerman are running for the position. The...

AP Source: J.R. Smith, Cavaliers Agree To Terms On Contract

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says free agent guard J.R. Smith has agreed to a contract offer to return to the defending NBA champion Cavaliers. Smith has been waiting out of training camp with the Cavs but now has a deal in place, said the...

Judges extend voter-registration in North Carolina, Georgia

Judges in Georgia and North Carolina on Friday ordered state election officials to extend voter-registration deadlines in some counties due to disruptions caused by Hurricane Matthew, which forced thousands of people to evacuate and temporarily closed some government offices. The...

Lindor homers as Indians race past Jays 2-0 in ALCS opener

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar CLEVELAND (AP) — When the ball disappeared over the outfield wall, Francisco Lindor raised his right fist and took off. Smiling with every stride, Cleveland’s superstar-in-the-making shortstop sprinted around the bases like he was being chased....

AHL Glance

Note: Two points for a team winning in overtime or shootout; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one which is registered in the OTL or SOL columns. Charlotte at Texas, 8:30 p.m. Tucson at San Diego, 10 p.m. Hershey at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. Albany at Providence, 7:05...

22 homes destroyed in northern Nevada wildfire

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A trio of wind-whipped wildfires burning along the Sierra Nevada on Friday destroyed 22 homes north of Carson City, forced hundreds of evacuations at Lake Tahoe and temporarily closed a major highway connecting Reno to the mountain lake. Nevada Gov. Brian...

AP Source: J.R. Smith, Cavs agree to 4-year, $57M contract

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James, Kevin Love and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers spent the last month lobbying for their friend and teammate J.R. Smith to get rewarded for his role in their championship run last season. Eleven days before they begin their title defense,...

No. 7 Louisville outlasts Duke, 24-14

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lamar Jackson provided a cushion with a 2-yard touchdown run with 1:32 remaining and No. 7 Louisville held off Duke 24-14 on Friday night. The Cardinals caught a break after Evan O’Hara’s 46-yard field goal...

Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Saturday, Oct. 15. 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...

AP Source: J.R. Smith, Cavs Agree To 4-year, $57M Contract

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James, Kevin Love and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers spent the last month lobbying for their friend and teammate J.R. Smith to get rewarded for his role in their championship run last season. Eleven days before they begin their title defense, Smith...