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Conservative Ben Stein weighs in on Kavanaugh debate at YSU

“Women have a right to speak up. But if it was not an actual rape and not reported, why wait until now?” the former presidential speech writer asked.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:10 am

Himrod Ave. Expressway to close today to Sunday

The city and ODOT are removing brush and debris.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:09 am

Weather Service not sure if Thursday storm included tornado

The National Weather Service in Cleveland says it doesn’t know yet if a tornado was responsible for any of the damage Thursday afternoon in the Geauga County community of Middlefield or in parts of Trumbull County, but they will continue to study it to make a determination.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:08 am

YSU professor on leave for inappropriate behavior

Tuba professor Brian Kiser is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:07 am

Lisbon officer faces OVI, gun charges

If convicted of the gun charge, he can no longer be a police officer.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:06 am

1 killed in Brookfield crash

It’s unknown if charges were filed.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:05 am

METRO DIGEST || Rape suspect arrested

A Sharon, Pa., man previously charged with rape was arrested Wednesday in the township, according to court records.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:04 am

Failed second chance lands man in jail

His probation violation resulted in a three-year prison term.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:03 am



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Report: Rod Rosenstein Wanted 25th Amendment Ouster for Trump, Secret Oval Office Recordings

A new report claims Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein offered to secretly tape President Donald Trump inside the Oval Office and wanted to "recruit" top administration officials to oust the president with a vote among Cabinet leaders.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 2:14 pm

Pollak: Christine Blasey Ford Wants Thursday Hearing to Stop Brett Kavanaugh from Joining Supreme Court Oct. 1

There is only one possible reason that Christine Blasey Ford and her attorneys could want a Thursday hearing -- not Wednesday, Tuesday, or Monday as scheduled: a Thursday hearing could preclude Brett Kavanaugh from joining the Court for its new session on Oct. 1.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 2:02 pm

Watch: Close Friend 'Heartbroken' over How Kavanaugh Family Has Been Treated

Laura Cox Kaplan joined more than 75 other women Friday at the #IStandWithBrett press conference and expressed her outrage over how close friend Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his family have been treated after Christine Blasey Ford's allegation.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 1:57 pm

Twitter Approves Ads in Favor of Female Genital Mutilation After Blacklisting Pro-Lifers

Twitter promoted a post advocating for female genital mutilation (FGM) this week, after building a history of blacklisting promoted ads from pro-lifers, before claiming it was an "error."

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 1:50 pm

Kavanaugh Accuser's Attorney Cancels Fundraiser for Democrat Senator

A fundraiser for Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) slated for October at the office of Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP — the firm where Debra Katz, attorney for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, is a partner — was canceled once news of the partisan event surfaced.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 1:45 pm



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Eagles rule out RBs Ajayi, Sproles against Colts

Eagles running backs Jay Ajayi (back) and Darren Sproles (hamstring) have been ruled out against the Colts after being unable to practice all week.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 3:41 pm

Rangers fire manager Banister after 4 seasons

The Texas Rangers have fired manager Jeff Banister after four seasons, the team announced Friday.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 3:15 pm

Ekblad on Domi punch: 'Scores will get settled'

Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad isn't satisfied with the suspension Canadiens center Max Domi received for sucker-punching him and vows "scores will get settled."

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 3:10 pm

A bettor's tale: Sometimes the books make mistakes ... and they'll pay up

FanDuel made a big mistake this past weekend, but doesn't every single bettor approach their picks with a premise that the line is off?

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 2:52 pm

Browns benefiting from 'Bakermania' after win

The Browns are basking in "Bakermania" after rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield helped end the team's winless streak and cause surges in ticket and jersey sales.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 2:40 pm

Joshua looks to dispatch Povetkin before lining up Wilder superfight

Saturday's fight against Alexander Povetkin has its potential pitfalls, but Anthony Joshua and his camp say they are committed to taking care of business -- and they're ready to make a Deontay Wilder fight happen next.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 2:34 pm

'This city deserves it': Inside Baker Mayfield's dazzling debut

"He was so ready for this moment," and Mayfield delivered a long-awaited victory and some hope that better days are ahead with a memorable first game.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:52 pm

Sources: Wolves rebuffing Butler trade calls

In the aftermath of Jimmy Butler's trade request this week, Minnesota executives are telling teams that Butler's an elite player and the franchise intends to keep him, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:41 pm

Empty theater creates odd scene for Conor McGregor's antics

Conor McGregor went on the verbal assault at a UFC 229 news conference, but without fans in attendance, something was clearly missing.

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:33 pm

Lowe: The best possible trades for Jimmy Butler

What deals -- and which teams -- would make the most sense if Minnesota decides to grant Jimmy Butler's wish to be traded?

Posted on 21 September 2018 | 12:31 pm