ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) - A sheriff's office is investigating after human remains were found in a wooded area in northeast Ohio. The Lorain County Sheriff's Office says the remains were found by a deer hunter in New Russia Township. Sheriff deputies were called to the scene around 1 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities say the skeletal remains of an unidentified person were located and confirmed to be human. The gender and age of the remains are unknown.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio city councilman running for re-election has been arrested following a confrontation with a local activist. Thirty-three-year-old Julian Mack alleges 68-year-old Toledo City Councilman Larry Sykes punched him and grabbed him by the neck after the two exchanged words during a candidates' event Thursday night. Sykes' campaign manager says no punches were thrown. The councilman has been charged with assault.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Columbus Crew SC says the team will not issue a refund to season ticket holders for 2018 after the team's owner announced a possible move to Austin, Texas. Anthony Precourt, whose Precourt Sports Ventures has owned the Major League Soccer club since 2013, said Tuesday the team is no longer sustainable and will make the move unless a new, privately-financed stadium is built in downtown Columbus. Precourt says the team will stay in Columbus for 2018, but its future beyond that is unknown.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - University of Akron officials say the estate of a Quaker Oats Company heiress has pledged $20 million to the school with most of the money paying for scholarships. University President Matthew Wilson announced the school's largest-ever donation Thursday. The gift is from Jean Hower Taber, a great-granddaughter of a Quaker Oats' founder. She died in July at age 94.
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