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  • Parents of missing hiker: He survived on berries

    COUGAR, Wash. — The parents of the Warren 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. At a news conference Wednesday outside a Vancouver, Washington, hospital, Carney and Linda Matheny say their son Matthew, 40, survived on berries and bees he had killed. They said he wasn’t familiar with the terrain, became lost and […]

  • Missing Warren hiker found alive on flank of Mount St. Helens

    COUGAR, Wash. — Authorities say an Ohio man has been found alive after he went missing nearly a week ago on a hike near Mount St. Helens in Washington state. The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that 40-year-old Matthew B. Matheny had been found alive on a flank of the volcano and was being flown to a hospital. Further details about his condition were not immediately available. Matheny, of Warren, Ohio, had last been seen by his friends on […]

  • Ramirez, Kluber lift Indians past Reds 8-1

    CINCINNATI-  Jose Ramirez hit his 36th home run and Corey Kluber extended his dominance of the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians rolled to an 8-1 win on Tuesday night. The Indians won the first two games of the series by a combined 18-4 despite a rough week with outfielder Leonys Martin hospitalized with a serious bacterial infection and right-hander Trevor Bauer on the DL with a fractured right leg. Kluber (15-6) allowed one run and five hits and struck […]

  • Girls use hot coffee, fight back to stop abduction

    MILLINGTON, Mich.  — Police say girls threw hot coffee and fought to stop a man who was trying to abduct them. The girls, who range in age from 11 to 14, were leaving a convenience store in Millington, Michigan, on Monday night when they told police a man grabbed the youngest around the head and said she was coming with him. The three other girls threw hot coffee on him and kicked and hit him until he let the girl […]

  • Free-agent receiver Dez Bryant set to visit Browns camp

    BEREA, Ohio— Free-agent wide receiver Dez Bryant is set to visit the Browns. The three-time Pro Bowler was released by Dallas in April. The Browns say he will be at their training camp Thursday. Bryant has shown interest in signing with Cleveland, and receiver Jarvis Landry said Monday the team would welcome him with “open arms.” Cleveland needs receiving help, with Josh Gordon absent from camp to focus on his health. The Browns don’t know when he’ll return. Gordon has […]

  • Cars plunge as highway bridge collapses in Italy; 20 killed

    MILAN – A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) into a heap of rubble below. Italian officials said at least 20 people were killed and others injured. A huge section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed at mid-day over an industrial zone, sending tons of twisted steel and concrete debris onto warehouses below. Photos published by […]

  • Police treat London crash as terrorist incident

    LONDON –London’s Metropolitan Police say that they are treating the crash outside of Parliament as a terrorist incident. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that a man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses after the silver Ford Fiesta collided with a number of cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into the barriers during the morning rush hour. He is in custody. No one else was in the car, which is being searched at the scene of the […]

  • Jose Ramirez scores 35th homer as Indians beat Reds, 10-3

    CINCINNATI —  Jose Ramirez connected for his 35th homer and Yandy Diaz hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Cleveland’s seven-run sixth inning, helping the Indians pull away from the Cincinnati Reds for a 10-3 victory on Monday night. We're just really happy this guy is on our team.#JRaMVP | #RallyTogether — Cleveland Indians (@Indians) August 14, 2018 Ramirez, Michael Brantley and Yan Gomes had three hits apiece in Cleveland’s fifth win in six games. Melky Cabrera and Jason Kipnis […]

  • Woman says she wasn’t shoplifting, just pregnant with twins

    PINEVILLE, N.C.  — A manager at an office supply store in North Carolina has been fired after a pregnant woman shopping there was confronted about what she was concealing beneath her shirt: “Twins,” she said. Sherell Bates tells WSOC-TV she was paying for back-to-school supplies Friday when a police officer had her step aside and explain what was under her shirt. Bates says she responded that she’s 34 weeks pregnant with a boy and a girl, but he didn’t believe her. So […]

  • Cleveland Indians’ Leonys Martin recovering from ‘life-threatening’ bacterial infection

    CINCINNATI — Cleveland Indians outfielder Leonys Martin is recovering from a bacterial infection that team president Chris Antonetti described as “life-threatening.” Martin is in stable condition at the Cleveland Clinic. Antonetti provided an update on Martin’s status when he addressed the team prior to Monday’s series opener against the Reds. Doctors determined Martin had a bacterial infection that entered his bloodstream and created toxins that damaged his internal organs, compromising their function. Antonetti says it was “very serious.” But he […]

  • Ex-WWE wrestler Jim ‘The Anvil’ Neidhart dead at 63

    Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart, who joined with brother-in-law Bret Hart to form one of the top tag teams in the 1980s with the WWE, has died. He was 63. The Pasco Sheriff’s Office said Neidhart fell at home, hit his head and “succumbed to his injury” on Monday in Wesley Chapel, Florida. No foul play was suspected. Neidhart’s daughter, known as Natalya, wrestles for the WWE and is a former women’s champion. Neidhart made appearances with his daughter in the […]

  • Browns’ Landry says team would love to have Dez Bryant

    BEREA, Ohio— Jarvis Landry is friends with Dez Bryant. He’d like to be teammates. With the Browns in the market for another playmaker because of Josh Gordon’s absence and uncertainty, Landry said Monday that he hopes Bryant, a three-time Pro Bowler wide receiver in Dallas, joins him in Cleveland. “If he wants to be here then obviously we’re open arms and we’d love to have him,” Landry said. “He’d be a great addition to our team and our offense — […]