Ohio attorney general chastises judge over death penalty
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge improperly praised Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's decision to delay an execution based on the judge's scathing critique of the state's lethal injection method, the...
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — The last Chevy Cruze sedan assembled at General Motors' Lordstown assembly plant in northeast Ohio has a buyer.
The Warren Tribune Chronicle reports the sedan was...
Ohio cemetery hit by rare winter tornado reopens weeks later
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio cemetery has reopened a month after a rare winter tornado struck it.
Authorities closed Hillside Cemetery in Bazetta Township in northeastern Ohio after the Jan. 8 tornado. The storm destroyed a storage shed, blew shingles off a chapel roof, and knocked down dozens of trees and bushes.
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Detroit Catholic Central 68, Macomb Lutheran North 64
Hurricanes spoil Rangers’ Cup celebration with 3-0 victory
NEW YORK (AP) — Petr Mrazek and the Carolina Hurricanes had a reason to enjoy themselves, too, on Friday night.
Mrazek made 27 saves and the Hurricanes spoiled a celebration at Madison Square Garden that honored the last Rangers team to win the Stanley Cup, blanking New York 3-0.
Woman who fled US after husband’s slaying gets life sentence
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A woman found guilty of killing her husband in Ohio and fleeing to her native Brazil in 2007 has been sentenced to life in prison.
A judge on Friday told 54-year-old Claudia Hoerig that she could be released after 28 years.
Hoerig was returned to the U.S. in January 2018 after Brazil's Supreme Court revoked her citizenship.
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Art museum delays decision on accepting Rockwell paintings
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A board of trustees for an Ohio art museum has delayed accepting Norman Rockwell art from the Boys Scouts of America, fearing community backlash because of a recent report detailing the scouting organization's problems involving child sex abuse allegations.
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Woman who fled country after husband’s slaying found guilty
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A woman charged with killing her husband and fleeing to her native Brazil in 2007 has been found guilty of aggravated murder by an Ohio jury.
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Northwest Bancshares: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
WARREN, Pa. (AP) _ Northwest Bancshares Inc. (NWBI) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $26.5 million.
On a per-share basis, the Warren, Pennsylvania-based company said it had net income of 26 cents.
The holding company for Northwest Savings Bank posted revenue of $121 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $110.1 million.
For the year, the company reported profit of $105.5 million, or $1.02 per share. Revenue was reported as $430.3 million.
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2 Ohio lawmakers who voted for pay raise plan to donate it
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio lawmakers say they'll give away their pay increases enacted under legislation they supported that also increased death benefits for survivors of fallen emergency responders.
Cincinnati rallies past Virginia Tech 35-31 in Military Bowl
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Racing back and forth on a drenched field, Cincinnati and Virginia Tech put up some lofty numbers as the rain came down in the Military Bowl.
Michael Warren found his footing when it mattered most, scoring the go-ahead touchdown with 1:29 left for the Bearcats, whose 35-31 victory Monday ended Virginia Tech's run of 25 consecutive winning seasons.
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Booker, Ayton carry Suns past Celtics for 4th straight win
BOSTON (AP) — It appears the Phoenix Suns have finally figured things out.
Devin Booker had 25 points and eight assists, and rookie Deandre Ayton added 23 points and 18 rebounds to lead the suddenly resurgent Suns past the Boston Celtics 111-103 on Wednesday night.
"We had multiple conversations when we were losing early in the year," Booker said. "We looked around the locker room and said, 'Nobody's going to feel bad for us.'"
Suns use big 3rd quarter to beat Knicks for 3rd in a row
NEW YORK (AP) — A 4-24 record didn't discourage the Phoenix Suns, so a seven-point halftime deficit certainly wouldn't.
The young Suns wiped away the second one, and insist they'll keep chipping away at the first.
"We're building," guard Devin Booker said. "We're getting better every game."
Booker tied his season high with 38 points, T.J. Warren scored 17 of his 26 during Phoenix's 41-point third quarter and the Suns beat the New York Knicks 128-110 on Monday night for their third straight victory.
Warren’s 4 TDs lead No. 25 Cincinnati over USF 35-23
CINCINNATI (AP) — Coach Luke Fickell describes his running back as "built for November." So far, his surprising Bearcats are, too.
Michael Warren II ran for three touchdowns and caught a pass for another score Saturday night, leading 25th-ranked Cincinnati to a 35-23 victory over South Florida that kept the Bearcats in the chase for the American Athletic title.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren campaigns for Ohio Democrat
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is urging college students in Ohio to vote for a Democratic gubernatorial candidate criticized by President Donald Trump.
Warren headlined rallies Thursday at Ohio State University in Columbus and at Ohio University in Athens to stump for Richard Cordray. She called him effective, incorruptible and "the nerd we need."
Kent State University president to step down from job
KENT, Ohio (AP) — The president of Kent State University says she'll be stepping down from that job next year.
University President Beverly Warren said in a letter to staff and students this past week that she'll leave July 1 at the end of her current contract.
The 70-year-old Warren wrote that she's spent her career making work the priority, but will shift her focus to "family and personal considerations" when she leaves.
Northwest Bancshares: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
WARREN, Pa. (AP) _ Northwest Bancshares Inc. (NWBI) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $27.7 million.
On a per-share basis, the Warren, Pennsylvania-based company said it had profit of 27 cents.
The holding company for Northwest Savings Bank posted revenue of $118.2 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $108.4 million.
Teen who killed neighbor, 94, sentenced to life, no parole
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager who beat a 94-year-old neighbor to death with a flashlight when he was 15 has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance for parole.
Nineteen-year-old Jacob LaRosa apologized and begged for a second chance before a judge in northeast Ohio's Trumbull County sentenced him Friday for the slaying, attempted rape and robbery of Marie Belcastro in March 2015. His attorneys objected to the sentence and said they planned to appeal.
Cincinnati wins sixth straight in 37-21 victory over Tulane
CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael Warren II's career-long 81-yard touchdown helped spur Cincinnati to a 37-21 win over Tulane on Saturday for the Bearcats' first 6-0 start since 2012.
Warren broke through the left side of the Tulane line and dove into the end zone for a 10-7 second-quarter lead and Cincinnati (6-0, 2-0 American Athletic Conference) pulled away from there. Warren gained 123 yards on 18 carries for his third straight 100-plus-yard rushing performance and fourth of the season.
Hurricanes’ Foegele among surprises to make NHL rosters
Warren Foegele carried his Charlotte Checkers bag out of the visiting locker room and insisted he hadn't yet earned an upgrade.
Foegele needs a new bag now because he beat the odds and made the Carolina Hurricanes' opening night roster with an impressive preseason. Only reigning Art Ross Trophy winner Connor McDavid and last year's rookie of the year Mathew Barzal had more preseason assists than Foegele, the top surprise player to make an NHL team out of training camp.
Cincinnati rallies then holds on for a 34-30 win over Ohio
CINCINNATI (AP) — Desmond Ridder led Cincinnati on a 92-yard fourth-quarter drive to take the lead then the defense stopped Ohio at the Bearcats 1-yard line with 52 seconds left on James Wiggins' interception for a 34-30 win on Saturday.
Michael Warren's 3-yard run brought the Bearcats all the way back from a three-touchdown deficit for Cincinnati's fourth straight win to start the season. Cincinnati has already matched its win totals of the last two seasons.
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Adrian def. Ellsworth, 25-13, 25-11, 25-12
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Cincinnati shuts out its oldest rival 21-0
CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael Warren rushed for 94 yards and two touchdowns to help Cincinnati beat Miami of Ohio 21-0 on Saturday night.
Cincinnati (2-0) won its 13th straight game in oldest rivalry west of the Allegheny Mountains using a stout defense that kept Miami of Ohio (0-2) off the scoreboard.
Steady rain held down the passing game for both teams and Miami found little running room with 59 yards.
Cincinnati spoils Chip Kelly’s UCLA debut with 26-17 win
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Even before Chip Kelly took the field for the first time with UCLA, he realized he's facing plenty of work to build a program that can measure up to his creation at Oregon.
The Cincinnati Bearcats were happy to show just how much work they've already done on their own rebuilding project.
Michael Warren II rushed for 141 yards and three touchdowns, and Cincinnati spoiled Kelly's debut with a 26-17 victory at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night.
Traveling Vietnam Wall’s opening ceremony draws large crowd
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — Gina Sferra stood in front of The Wall That Heals on Thursday afternoon looking at the name of her uncle, Robert G. Stanko.
The wall is a three-quarter traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. The wall is displayed on the south lawn of Packard Music Hall and will be on display until Sunday.
"He was in the Army. He was killed at 19 years old," Sferra, of Campbell, said.
The Latest: Parents of missing hiker: He survived on berries
COUGAR, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on an Ohio man found alive after he went missing nearly a week near Mount St. Helens in Washington state (all times local):
The parents of an Ohio man found alive after he went missing nearly a week ago on a hike near Mount St. Helens in Washington state say he is being treated for dehydration and saying overnight in a hospital.
Ohio man missing after planned hike near Mount St. Helens
COUGAR, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are searching for an Ohio man who failed to return from a planned hike near Mount St. Helens in Washington state.
The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office says friends last saw Matthew B. Matheny at 7 a.m. Thursday, when he borrowed a car and headed to the Blue Lake Trail. The 40-year-old is from Warren, Ohio.
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — World renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma plans to give a free performance this month in northeast Ohio as part of a national arts exchange.
The Tribune Chronicle reports Ma will play with members of the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra on Aug. 13 in Warren, roughly 55 miles (89 kilometers) southeast of downtown Cleveland.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners worked on their bullpen again on Monday, acquiring left-hander Zach Duke from the Minnesota Twins and right-hander Adam Warren from the New York Yankees for a pair of minor leaguers.
The trades on the eve of the non-waiver deadline provided two more relief options for manager Scott Servais with Seattle in the playoff hunt in the AL West.
Northwest Bancshares: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
WARREN, Pa. (AP) _ Northwest Bancshares Inc. (NWBI) on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $26.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Warren, Pennsylvania-based company said it had net income of 25 cents.
The holding company for Northwest Savings Bank posted revenue of $117 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $108.3 million.
DUNDALK, Md. (AP) — The Latest on services held for the victims of a shooting at a Maryland newspaper's office (all times local):
Friends and family members offered their fond memories of Rebecca Smith, one of five employees killed in a shooting in a Maryland newspaper's office.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man convicted of stabbing to death an elderly couple inside their home.
The court on Friday scheduled Charles Lorraine to die on March 15, 2023, for the 1986 slayings of 77-year-old Raymond Montgomery and his 80-year-old bedridden wife, Doris Montgomery, in Warren.
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — Police say they've solved a shooting in Ohio that left a man wounded.
The oven did it.
The Vindicator in Youngstown reports 44-year-old Robin Garlock received wounds to both shoulders while trying to retrieve a handgun he'd hidden inside the broiler unit of his oven.