• Browns sign wide receiver Saalim Hakim

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns signed wide receiver Saalim Hakim after he had an impressive tryout last week in their voluntary minicamp.

  • In this Nov. 25, 2014, file photo, demonstrators block Public Square in Cleveland, during a protest over the police shooting of Tamir Rice. The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement Monday, April 25, 2016, in a lawsuit over the death of Rice, a black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

    Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The city has reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Monday, April 25, 2016, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Cruz, Kasich strategies align with goal of beating Trump

    BORDEN, Ind. (AP) — Declaring the Republican presidential contest at “a fork in the road,” Ted Cruz and John Kasich defended their extraordinary new alliance on Monday as the party’s last, best chance to stop Donald Trump, even as the New York billionaire surged toward another big delegate haul.

  • CORRECTS FROM PIKETOWN TO PIKETON- Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader addresses the media, hesitating briefly before saying that his county is small and he knows the family, at a press conference in Piketon, Ohio, on Friday, April 22, 2016. Reader stated that multiple victims were killed in an execution style shooting and that the shooter is still at large. (Sam Greene/The Cincinnati Equirer via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; NO SALES

    Ohio authorities seek leads in slayings of 8 in family

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four days after the calculated killings of eight people in rural Ohio, a prosecutor revealed Monday that marijuana was found at some of the crime scenes, including a grow-house sheltering hundreds of plants.

  • Media and emergency personnel stand at the perimeter of a crime scene as investigation vehicles drive up Union Hill Road, Friday, April 22, 2016, in Pike County, Ohio. Shootings with multiple fatalities were reported along a road in rural Ohio on Friday morning, but details on the number of deaths and the whereabouts of the suspect or suspects weren't immediately clear. The attorney general's office said a dozen Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents had been called to Pike County, an economically struggling area in the Appalachian region some 80 miles east of Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Ohio attorney general: Slayings of 8 ‘pre-planned execution’

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The slayings of eight family members in rural southern Ohio were sophisticated, planned executions, authorities said Sunday, as they also revealed that several marijuana-growing operations were found at the crime scenes.

  • Media and emergency personnel stand at the perimeter of a crime scene as investigation vehicles drive up Union Hill Road, Friday, April 22, 2016, in Pike County, Ohio. Shootings with multiple fatalities were reported along a road in rural Ohio on Friday morning, but details on the number of deaths and the whereabouts of the suspect or suspects weren't immediately clear. The attorney general's office said a dozen Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents had been called to Pike County, an economically struggling area in the Appalachian region some 80 miles east of Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    The Latest: Pot-growing found at 3 scenes in Ohio shootings

    PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the slayings of eight members of a southern Ohio family (all times local):

  • Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo (44) celebrates as he runs back to the dugout following his second two-run home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Alfredo Simon in the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 24, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Rizzo’s 2 homers, 4 runs lead Cubs to 9-0 rout of Reds

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony Rizzo’s sessions with Chicago Cubs assistant hitting coach Eric Hinske are starting to pay off.

  • Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, consoles relief pitcher Trevor Cahill, lower, after Cahill gave up four runs in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Cubs give up 4 homers, lose to Reds 13-5

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cubs finally had one of those nights against a team they’d manhandled lately.

  • Kamara, Crew beat 10-man Dynamo 1-0

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kei Kamara scored on a penalty kick in the 21st minute and the Columbus Crew beat the 10-man Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Saturday night.

  • Saupold, Parnell pitch Triple-A Toledo to no-hitter

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Warwick Saupold dominated through five innings, Bobby Parnell pitched a perfect ninth and the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens got their first nine-inning no-hitter since 1994 with a 5-0 victory over the Charlotte Knights on Saturday.