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Police: Arrested man had meth stashed in his underwear

ALLIANCE, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a man arrested during a traffic stop had 33 grams of meth stashed in his underwear. Alliance police say two men were arrested Wednesday, a 29-year-old Sebring man and a 45-year-old Diamond man. The Canton Repository reports both men were passengers in ...

Browns GM Dorsey to lead search for team’s next coach

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam will count on John Dorsey's keen eye for talent to find a coach. Cleveland's general manager since December, Dorsey will head the team's search for a coach to replace Hue Jackson, who was finally fired ...

Police: 3-month-old baby, 2 adults killed in car shooting

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a car was struck by gunfire and a baby and two adults inside the vehicle were killed. Youngstown police say a man, a woman and the baby were in the car hit by bullets around 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Mahoning County Coroner's Office on Thursday ...

Feds accuse man of trying to provide support to terrorists

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of trying to fly overseas to train with an Islamic State affiliated group has been indicted on a charge of attempting to provide material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization. Court records show Naser Almadaoji (NAH'-ser ...

Neil Armstrong memorabilia fetches $7.5 million at auction

DALLAS (AP) — Memorabilia that belonged to the first man to set foot on the moon, Neil Armstrong, has fetched more than $7.4 million at auction. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions says the item that sold for the highest price, $468,500, at Saturday's auction was Armstrong's spacecraft ID plate ...

Police: 19-year-old woman stabbed in chest, dies

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a 19-year-old woman has been stabbed and has died. Xenia police say they found Tre'ana Tarver in the backyard of a residence with a stab wound to her chest around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. She was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead upon ...

Singer-songwriter John Legend headlines early voting rally

NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Ohio native and singer-songwriter John Legend has headlined an early voting rally with Democrats in suburban Cincinnati. Legend co-hosted the rally with congressional candidate Aftab Pureval (AF' tab-PYUR' vawl) and other Democrats in Norwood on Sunday. Legend told the ...

Campaigning intensifies in close race for Ohio governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Campaigning in the neck-and-neck Ohio governor's race is intensifying in the run-up to Tuesday's election. Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren rallied college students on Thursday for Democratic candidate Richard Cordray, the former federal consumer protection ...

Prosecutor: Altar girl in relationship with priest pregnant

By MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether a Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio responded appropriately last November when it learned that a priest for two of its parishes had taken a now-pregnant altar girl to a wedding reception last November, ...

UPS employee fired for wearing blackface as part of costume

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A UPS employee in Ohio has been fired for wearing blackface as part of her Halloween costume. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports UPS media relations manager Kim Krebs cited the company's strict policies against harassment and discrimination for the dismissal. Krebs says ...