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  • The Latest: Widower stunned by allegations against doctor

    The Latest on wrongful death lawsuits filed against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering potentially fatal doses of pain medicine to near-death hospital patients (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An Ohio man says he was stunned to learn of allegations that his wife's hospital death last year

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  • 2nd suit filed over pain meds given to near-death patients

    An attorney says a second wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering that near-death hospital patients get potentially fatal doses of pain medicine. The Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System announced this week it has fired the doctor,

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  • Jets’ streak reaches 6 in victory over Knights

    Kyle Connor had two goals and an assist and the host Winnipeg Jets extended their points streak to six games with a 4-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday. Connor scored shorthanded and into an empty net. Mathieu Perreault had a goal and Mark Scheifele also scored into an empty net for Winnipeg. Scheifele added an assist and Blake Wheeler contributed two. Laurent Brossoit, making his 11th start this season, stopped 43 shots for Winnipeg, which swept a three-game homestand and...

  • The Latest: Doc's alleged misuse of pain meds investigated

    The Latest on allegations that near-death patients in Ohio were given excessive pain medication (all times local): 1 p.m. A criminal prosecutor says an investigation is underway after a hospital system found an Ohio doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of

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  • Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

    An Ohio hospital system says an intensive care doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in the past few years after families asked to stop lifesaving measures. The Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System says

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  • Stormy Daniels files civil lawsuit against Ohio officers over strip club arrest

    The adult film actress says the arrest in July was politically motivated.

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  • Islanders stay hot with win over Lightning

    Casey Cizikas and Cal Clutterbuck each had a goal and an assist, Thomas Greiss stopped 38 shots, and the Islanders beat the league-leading Lightning 5-1 on Sunday in New York. New York scored three goals in the opening five minutes as it won for the 11th time in its past 14 games. "It just shows what type of team we are when we play the right way, and how successful we can be," Cizikas said. Ryan McDonagh had a goal for Tampa Bay, which was 18-1-1 in its previous 20. The Lightning - the NHL...

  • Foligno leads scoring flurry, Blue Jackets beat Rangers 7-5

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Nick Foligno scored twice, Sergei Bobrovsky returned from a team suspension and stopped 22 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets held off a late surge and defeated the New York Rangers 7-5 Sunday night. Cam Atkinson and Artemi Panarin each had a goal and an assist,
  • Gun seized from 6-year-old kindergartner walking into school

    Police say a handgun was confiscated from an Ohio kindergartner walking into school after someone reported that the 6-year-old boy appeared to have a heavy object in his pants. Columbus police didn't disclose whether the gun was loaded Friday when it was safely taken from a student at

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  • Six-time All-Star Rick Nash announces retirement

    Rick Nash, a six-time All-Star and three-time Olympian, announced his retirement Friday because of symptoms related to a concussion he suffered in March. Nash, 34, scored 21 goals for the Rangers and Boston in 2017-18 and had 437 goals in 15 NHL seasons between Columbus, the Rangers and Boston. Nash won gold medals playing for Canada at the 2010 and 2014 Olympics. •Pittsburgh goalie Casey DeSmith, who is 12-7-4 with a 2.47 goals-against average, agreed to a three-year contract extension through...

  • Stanford’s Bryce Love says he tore ACL against Cal

    Stanford running back Bryce Love, who did not play in the Cardinal's Sun Bowl victory over Pittsburgh on Dec. 31, told Yahoo Sports on Friday that he suffered a torn ACL in his right knee during his team's 23-13 win at Cal on Dec. 1. Love told Yahoo Sports that he had surgery Dec. 18 and expects to make a full recovery. Love, who is rehabbing in Florida, said he will attend the NFL combine in February but that his participation will be limited. "I'm very grateful to Dr. (James) Andrews and his...

  • Quakes pick Siad Haji, 19, No. 2 overall in MLS SuperDraft

    As the worst team in Major League Soccer last season, the Earthquakes need immediate help. They got started remaking their roster in Friday's MLS Superdraft, in which San Jose had five picks. The Quakes used the second overall pick to select forward Siad Haji, 19, of Virginia Commonwealth. He was named the Atlantic 10 Midfielder of the Year as a junior this season after scoring five goals with 10 assists and was the second-youngest player available in the draft. "It's like a dream come true,"...

  • Whistleblower alleging sex abuse at Ohio State is arrested

    A man whose claims helped spur the investigation into alleged, decades-old sexual abuse by an Ohio State team doctor has been jailed in Columbus, where he's accused of telecommunications harassment. A warrant was issued for 50-year-old Mike DiSabato, of suburban Dublin, after he

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  • Fill-in goalie Michael Hutchinson shuts out Vancouver Canucks

    Just over a week ago, Michael Hutchinson was battling to get back into the NHL. Now, he's filling a key need for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Hutchinson stopped 28 shots for his first shutout in more than two years, Auston Matthews had a goal and two assists, and the Maple Leafs beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-0 Saturday night. Hutchinson was playing for Springfield of the AHL when he was acquired from Florida last weekend with Toronto starter Frederik Anderson (groin) and backup Garret Sparks...

  • Stars skate past Capitals in overtime

    Tyler Seguin scored at 3:37 of overtime to give the host Stars a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Friday, Dallas' fourth win in its past five games. The Stars survived regulation against the defending Stanley Cup champions despite just two shots in the third period. Seguin scored for the second straight game, first on a rebound off an Alexander Radulov shot during a first-period power play, then in overtime from beside the net. Seguin has 15 goals this season, and it was the fourth...

  • McKegg leads Hurricanes past Blue Jackets 4-2

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Greg McKegg made his Carolina debut one to remember. McKegg had a goal and an assist in his first game with the Hurricanes, and Carolina defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 Friday night. McKegg was recalled from Charlotte of the American Hockey League on an emergency
  • Canes hold off Blue Jackets for 4-2 victory

    For more than 35 minutes, the best storyline Friday in the Carolina Hurricanes’ game against the Columbus Blue Jackets easily was Greg McKegg. Cool name, of course. And in his

  • Blue Jackets surge late to beat reeling Senators 6-3

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Zach Werenski broke a tie late in the game with the second of his two goals, Sergei Bobrovsky had 22 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the struggling Ottawa Senators 6-3 on Monday night. Werenski, who scored the Blue Jackets' first goal in the second
  • Tavares scores a pair as Maple Leafs beat Blue Jackets 4-2

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - John Tavares scored two goals, Garret Sparks had 27 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Friday night. Mitch Marner had a goal and assisted on both Tavares' tallies, and Frederik Gauthier also scored to power the Maple Leafs to