A look at the first decade of the NFL, the 1920s
A look at the NFL's first decade, the 1920s:
FRANCHISES: The first season, 1920, the American Professional Football Association had 14 teams, including two Tigers (Cleveland and Chicago)....
Man, young daughter killed in house fire
QUAKER CITY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a house fire has killed a 42-year-old man and his 5-year-old daughter in Ohio.
The (Cambridge) Daily Jeffersonian reports those killed in the blaze...
Police: Student accused of having loaded gun at high school
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old Ohio high school student accused of having a loaded handgun at school has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon.
Man pleads not guilty in 2 slayings in Ohio in the 1970s
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man charged with murder in the slayings of two women in Ohio in the 1970s has pleaded not guilty.
Seventy-five-year-old Gustave Sapharas pleaded not guilty Monday in...
Settlement money won’t restore Ohio city upended by opioids
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The tentative settlement involving the opioid crisis and the maker of OxyContin could mean that thousands of local governments will one day be paid back for some of the costs of...
Ohio man, 75, charged with slayings of 2 women from 1970s
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A 75-year-old Ohio man faces murder charges in the unsolved slayings of two women outside Akron in the 1970s.
Authorities say Gustave Sapharas was arrested Friday by...
Johnston throws 4 TD passes, UAB beats Akron 31-20
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tyler Johnston III passed for 319 yards and four touchdowns, including a 76-yarder to Myron Mitchell, and UAB held off Akron 31-20 on Saturday in the programs' first gridiron...
Construction company owner gets prison for worker’s death
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio construction company owner has been sentenced to three years in prison for failing to provide safety equipment when an employee fell from a roof and died.
Akron true crime author turns sleuth with new nonprofit
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — For more than 15 years, Akron author James Renner has been writing about Northeast Ohio's most infamous unsolved cases in newspapers and books.
Airport terminal installs kits with opioid overdose antidote
GREEN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio airport has installed "opioid rescue" kits in its terminal to give employees and travelers quick access to a nasal spray that reverses overdoses.
Ohio jail’s call for books brings thousands of donations
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A call for reading material for an Ohio jail's newly reopened library resulted in thousands of donated books.
Rebecca McCutcheon is director of inmate services for Summit...
Illinois confident going into home opener vs Zips
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The buzzword this year for fourth-year coach Lovie Smith's Illinois team is "relevant."
After ending last season at 4-8, Smith and the Illini can't help but also...
Cross names interim UWGB chancellor
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross has named a temporary UW-Green Bay chancellor.
The system announced Thursday that Cross as picked Sheryl Van Gruensven...
Man pleads guilty in fatal beating to avoid death penalty
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who fatally beat an antiques dealer, left her body in a storage unit and then confessed has pleaded guilty in a deal to avoid a potential death...
Judge says FirstEnergy Solutions’ bankruptcy plan needs work
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A judge isn't quite ready to sign off on a bankruptcy plan outlined by a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. that operates Ohio's two nuclear plants.
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Amanda Blum enjoys trying new recipes and experimenting in the kitchen, but like many home cooks she's reluctant to buy expensive and bulky kitchen appliances.
The Latest: 2nd company settles with counties in opioid suit
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on litigation over opioids (all times local):
A second drugmaker has agreed to settle lawsuits brought by two Ohio counties over the opioid...
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LEADING OFF: Mets manager Callaway faces former Indians boss
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
Pete Alonso and the resurgent Mets face Cleveland in the opener of a pivotal nine-game homestand against a trio of...
Indians’ Carrasco pitches for 1st time since cancer finding
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Carlos Carrasco shook off some nerves and returned to the mound.
Two months after being diagnosed with leukemia, everything felt mostly normal for the Indians...
LeBron’s school in Ohio adjusts plan for adding more grades
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Officials say the public school that basketball superstar LeBron James helped create in his Ohio hometown eventually will expand to serve middle schoolers but won't add first...
King’s court: LeBron dedicates court at his hometown school
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James went back to school and back in time on Wednesday.
Joined by four high school teammates, the NBA superstar dedicated a multicolored outdoor basketball court...
Utility to close Pennsylvania coal power plant early
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio-based energy company says it's closing its last coal-fired power plant in Pennsylvania nearly two years earlier than expected.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio construction company owner has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter after a worker lacking safety equipment fell to his death from the roof of a three-story...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio man accused of stealing a bulldozer and driving it into the porch of a house after an argument with the home's resident has been arrested on charges including...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state has signed off on tax incentives for two more Amazon distribution centers in Ohio.
The Columbus Dispatch reports that the tax breaks could be worth up to...
Myers: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ Myers Industries Inc. (MYE) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $6.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 18 cents....
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- Business WireAmazon Announces Plans to Expand in Ohio; Two New Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Centers Will Create More Than 2,500 Full-Time JobsJuly 22, 2019
CONNOQUENESSING, Pa. (AP) — State police say a deer struck by a car in western Pennsylvania went airborne and through the windshield of an SUV, killing an Ohio man driving the SUV.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation has finished testing 14,000 rape kits from across the state and has begun helping police pursue suspects identified by that...
Just over 50 years ago, halfway through the history of the NFL, the New York Jets completed one of the most unexpected championship seasons in the history of the sport.
Goodyear: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT) on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $54 million.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had profit of...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson made it clear. Even though he won the last time the PGA Tour visited TPC Southwind, he's not the defending champion.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of setting two fires that killed nine people will be sent to a psychiatric hospital for further evaluation of his competency.
DETROIT (AP) — Jim McElwain was enjoying his life and career, working in relative obscurity as Jim Harbaugh's receivers coach.
The former Florida coach didn't plan for his gig at Michigan to...
FirstEnergy: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $312 million.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 58 cents....
Amazon building 2 distribution centers in Ohio
ROSSFORD, Ohio (AP) — Amazon says it will open two new distribution centers in Ohio.
The company announced Monday that the two sites in Akron and near Toledo will bring a combined 2,500...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — State data shows the number of children enrolled in Ohio's Medicaid program declined over a 15-month period, with nearly 37,000 fewer children enrolled as of May of this year,...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio brothers have been convicted of aggravated murder for what prosecutors say were random shootings.
The Akron Beacon Journal reports a jury in Akron deliberated seven...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State and NFL player Beanie Wells is offering a $5,000 reward for the capture of the person who gunned down his brother.
Retief Goosen wins Bridgestone Senior Players
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Retief Goosen birdied the final two holes to win the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship on Sunday at Firestone Country Club for his first PGA Tour Champions...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Scott Parel took advantage of Retief Goosen's problems Saturday to take the third-round lead in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship, the fourth of the PGA Tour...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Retief Goosen shot an 8-under 62 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship, the fourth of the PGA Tour Champions' five major...
Steve Stricker lead suspended Senior Players
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Steve Stricker topped the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship leaderboard at 5 under with a hole to play Thursday when the first round was suspended for the day because of...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio are trying to locate a man who reportedly drove a bulldozer on a wild, destructive ride from a construction site down a residential street.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Bills working their way through the Ohio Legislature would reduce punishment for some drug crimes while favoring treatment over automatic prosecution.
Ohio zoo to open Pride of Africa exhibit
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio zoo has been putting the finishing touches on a new exhibit set to open this weekend.
The Akron Zoo is scheduled to open its Pride of Africa exhibit Saturday. It's...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man has been fatally shot and three people wounded, including a 12-year-old boy, during a home invasion in Akron.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist in Ohio who fatally struck a 15-year-old boy on a bicycle was driving with a suspended license.