Ohio - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Ohio Feminist icon Gloria Steinem adored, reviled in divided Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gloria Steinem does not believe her life's work advocating for reproductive freedom and women's rights makes her "pro-abortion," the feminist icon said in an Associated Press interview Tuesday. Steinem spoke ahead of her appearance at a centennial gala fundraiser for Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio, the state chapter of the aborti... Wed, 17 May 2017 00:32:00 GMT 2017-05-17T00:32:00Z Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in postseason INDEPENDECE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James is a meticulous dresser on and off the court, so his fashion choice on Tuesday was no accident. He had worn the sleeveless T-shirt before in practice, but the black cutoff with the picture of a gold-and-green leprechaun throwing a punch had deeper meaning this time: The Celtics are next. James will ... Tue, 16 May 2017 22:45:00 GMT 2017-05-16T22:45:00Z Favorite Cavs open East finals on road vs. underdog Celtics BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics are heading to the Eastern Conference finals with the No. 1 seed and home court advantage. But they are still very much underdogs to the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers. That's because throughout this season the conversation hasn't so much been about which team would come out of the East, as much as how much resistance any... Tue, 16 May 2017 22:30:00 GMT 2017-05-16T22:30:00Z Cincinnati Bengals' 'Pacman' Jones pleads guilty to 1 charge CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single misdemeanor charge from an altercation earlier this year, the latest in a history of off-the-field legal issues for the NFL veteran. Municipal Court Judge Dwane Mallory dismissed misdemeanor counts of assault and disorderly conduct at the prosecutor's re... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:05:00 GMT 2017-05-16T21:05:00Z LEADING OFF: Keuchel tries for 7-0, Rangers go for 7 in row A look at what's happening all around the majors today: HOUSTON, PROBLEM SOLVED After taking a step back last season, Dallas Keuchel has regained the form that earned him an AL Cy Young Award in 2015, and he can become the majors' first seven-game winner when the Astros play at Miami. At a time when pitchers are thro... Tue, 16 May 2017 06:14:00 GMT 2017-05-16T06:14:00Z Couple, 5 kids, family dog die in house fire; cause unknown AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A couple and their five children died Monday in an early morning house fire. A relative identified those killed as 35-year-old Dennis Huggins, 38-year-old Angela Boggs, 14-year-old Jered Boggs, 6-year-old Daisia Huggins, 5-year-old Kylle Huggins, 3-year-old Alivia Huggins and 11-month-old Cameron Huggins. The family dog also was killed. ... Mon, 15 May 2017 23:43:00 GMT 2017-05-15T23:43:00Z Debate rages on about play that sidelined Spurs' Leonard Zaza Pachulia's foul on Kawhi Leonard was either dirty or just dangerous, and Gregg Popovich isn't interested in the NBA's opinion. "I don't care what the league does. I'm just telling you how I feel," the Spurs coach said Monday. "The league is the league. They do what they do. I couldn't care less." Popovich ruled Leo... Mon, 15 May 2017 22:33:00 GMT 2017-05-15T22:33:00Z AP Top Stories May 15 P Here are the top stories for Monday, May 15th: President Donald Trump says police attacks "must end now"; The UN is condemning North Korea's latest missile... Mon, 15 May 2017 21:54:00 GMT 2017-05-15T21:54:00Z Rubber match: Cavaliers to wear Goodyear logo on jerseys CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers are teaming up with another Akron icon. Linked by geography and superstar LeBron James, the defending NBA champions on Monday announced a three-year sponsorship deal with Goodyear. The Cavaliers will wear the tire giant's winged-foot logo on the fronts of their jerseys starting next season. "This is a natu... Mon, 15 May 2017 21:08:00 GMT 2017-05-15T21:08:00Z Officials: 7 People Killed in Fire at Ohio Home A fire chief says seven people have died in a northeast Ohio house fire. Akron Fire Chief Clarence Tucker didn't say how many of the dead are children... Mon, 15 May 2017 20:32:00 GMT 2017-05-15T20:32:00Z Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio are piecing together the events that led up to a nursing home shooting that left four people dead including the suspected gunman. Investigators released little new information over the weekend. It wasn't clear Sunday when autopsy results would be available. Kirkersville Police Chief Steven E... Mon, 15 May 2017 13:12:00 GMT 2017-05-15T13:12:00Z Katy Perry announces album release date, North American tour Katy Perry has announced her upcoming album will be titled "Witness" and will be released on June 9. Perry has also announced an extensive tour of North America to promote the release. The singer's website says Perry's first tour since 2015 begins Sept. 7 in Columbus, Ohio, and has dates listed through Feb. 5. Anyone who buys a ticket will receive a copy of the album. ... Mon, 15 May 2017 12:54:00 GMT 2017-05-15T12:54:00Z Ohio prosecutor: Officer's Confederate flag T-shirt relevant CINCINNATI (AP) — Prosecutors in Ohio say a T-shirt with a Confederate flag emblem worn by a white police officer under his uniform is relevant evidence for countering his claim that he feared for his life when he shot an unarmed black motorist. Hamilton County prosecutors are opposing a defense bid to keep the shirt out of ex-University of Cincinnati Off... Mon, 15 May 2017 04:22:00 GMT 2017-05-15T04:22:00Z Sad Mother's Day for family of slain Ohio nurse's aide KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The family of a 48-year-old mom of five children is in mourning this Mother's Day weekend, after her slaying at the Ohio nursing home where she was a nurse's aide. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) that Cindy Krantz is being remembered as a kind person who loved her kids. She, nurse Marlina Medrano, 46, and Kirkersville Police C... Mon, 15 May 2017 01:48:00 GMT 2017-05-15T01:48:00Z Records show violent history for Ohio nursing home gunman KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Court records show the man authorities say gunned down an Ohio village police chief and two nursing home employees had a history of violence, including against the nurse who was among the slain. The suspect, Thomas Hartless, 43, was found dead inside Pine Kirk Care Center. Nurse Marlina Medrano, 46, nurse's aide Cindy Krantz, 48,... Sun, 14 May 2017 02:34:00 GMT 2017-05-14T02:34:00Z Berrios fine 1st start, Twins outlast Indians, squirrel 4-1 CLEVELAND (AP) — Jose Berrios had no problem handling the Cleveland hitters. Waiting for a squirrel to scram, now that took patience. Berrios pitched neatly into the eighth inning in his first start of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat the Indians 4-1 Saturday in a game delayed several minutes when a squirrel ran around the field. ... Sun, 14 May 2017 01:05:00 GMT 2017-05-14T01:05:00Z Browns' top pick Garrett gets sacked by Hall of Famer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — A physical specimen, consensus best player in the draft and No. 1 overall pick, Myles Garrett came to Cleveland with few noticeable flaws. Hall of Famer Bruce Smith found one. After he and Smith watched video together of his college games at Texas A&M, Garrett said the former defensive great was blunt in his assessment of the rookie's game. ... Sat, 13 May 2017 22:04:00 GMT 2017-05-13T22:04:00Z AP Top Stories May 13 P Here are the top stories for Saturday, May 13th: President Trump says his pick for FBI director could soon be announced; Trump delivers a commencement... Sat, 13 May 2017 21:06:00 GMT 2017-05-13T21:06:00Z Mom of Ohio boy who killed himself vows he "will be heard" CINCINNATI (AP) — The mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself after she says he was bullied at school pledges to speak out on his behalf. Cornelia Reynolds said in a Friday statement that her son Gabriel Taye's voice "will be heard" and she urges parents to tell their children to seek help if they are being hurt. "It is my o... Sat, 13 May 2017 18:44:00 GMT 2017-05-13T18:44:00Z School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied CINCINNATI (AP) — An 8-year-old boy shown on surveillance video being knocked to the floor unconscious at school two days before he killed himself told staff he had fainted and never said he had been bullied or assaulted, a school spokeswoman said Friday. Gabriel Taye's mother didn't learn of the bullying until her attorneys saw a copy of an email written... Sat, 13 May 2017 08:30:00 GMT 2017-05-13T08:30:00Z Posey's homer in 17th leads Giants past Reds 3-2 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After catching for 269 pitches and watching his beleaguered bullpen escape jam after jam in extra innings, Buster Posey took matters into his own hands. Posey homered with one out in the 17th inning for the latest walkoff homer in San Francisco history as the Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds for the first time this season with a 3-2 victory Friday night. ... Sat, 13 May 2017 08:27:00 GMT 2017-05-13T08:27:00Z Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; shooter dead KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An armed man gunned down a new village police chief on an Ohio street on Friday and then killed two employees in a nearby nursing home, where he later was found dead, a sheriff said. No nursing home residents were injured, nor were two hostages briefly held by the alleged gunman. The slain police chief, Steven Eric Disario, had h... Sat, 13 May 2017 03:02:00 GMT 2017-05-13T03:02:00Z School: 8-Year-Old Boy Never Said He was Bullied A Cincinnati school spokeswoman says an 8-year-old student who killed himself two days after he was knocked unconscious at school never told staff he'd... Sat, 13 May 2017 02:08:00 GMT 2017-05-13T02:08:00Z Browns rookie Peppers defends reputation after diluted test BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Jabrill Peppers only defended his reputation on the first day of the Cleveland Browns' rookie mini-camp Covering wide receivers will happen soon enough. Under scrutiny after being placed in the NFL's drug program for a diluted urine sample taken at the scouting combine, Peppers said he has no history using illegal recreational drugs and that Cleveland does... Fri, 12 May 2017 21:37:00 GMT 2017-05-12T21:37:00Z Gunman Kills 3 at Ohio Nursing Home A gunman fatally shot the police chief of an Ohio village and two nursing home employees Friday, and the suspected gunman was also found dead, a sheriff... Fri, 12 May 2017 18:08:00 GMT 2017-05-12T18:08:00Z 8-year-old was assaulted by classmate before killing himself School officials never told the mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself that another student had thrown him against the wall two days earlier and knocked him unconscious in an attack recorded by a surveillance video, attorneys for the boy's mother said Thursday. The 8-year-old hanged himself with a necktie in the bedroom of his Cincinnati home... Thu, 11 May 2017 21:30:00 GMT 2017-05-11T21:30:00Z As farmers worry, Agriculture chief to promote trade WASHINGTON (AP) — As farmers fret over President Donald Trump's criticism of international trade agreements, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is trying to reassure them by creating a top post to oversee trade and foreign agricultural affairs. The new undersecretary position is a sign of Perdue's efforts to promote the U.S. agricultural industry as Trump... Thu, 11 May 2017 20:15:00 GMT 2017-05-11T20:15:00Z AP Source: WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement denied by NFL CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon won't be back in the NFL anytime soon. A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the Cleveland Browns wide receiver has been denied reinstatement by the NFL. The person, speaking Thursday on condition of anonymity because the decision has not been announced publicly, says Gordon can reapply for reinstatement in the f... Thu, 11 May 2017 16:20:00 GMT 2017-05-11T16:20:00Z Police: Half-naked driver crashes car into store to get beer ROCKY RIVER, Ohio (AP) — Police in suburban Cleveland say a half-naked man intentionally crashed his car into a closed convenience store to get beer, injuring himself and a store employee. Rocky River police say the 45-year-old driver was wearing nothing from the waist down when he crashed through a store wall early Sunday and told the worker he needed beer. ... Thu, 11 May 2017 12:54:00 GMT 2017-05-11T12:54:00Z Cavs keeping eye on Warriors on collision course to Finals INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — As the sports world salivates while awaiting a seemingly inevitable NBA Finals, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is keeping his undefeated team focused on its next unknown opponent. And keeping an eye on the Warriors. "I'm always watching," Lue said. "I'm watching everybody." But maybe that Northern California team a little more. With ... Thu, 11 May 2017 00:43:00 GMT 2017-05-11T00:43:00Z