New York Times fires lawyer who worked with Weinstein

Boies has disputed the Times’ view that his work for Weinstein represented a conflict of interest. Still, he no longer works for Weinstein and said the task he completed for him was a mistake.It represents the fallout from a New Yorker magazine article that reported Weinstein hired investigators to trail women who had accused him of mistreatment, including Rose McGowan and Rosanna Arquette. Journalists pursuing the story, including Jodi Kantor of the Times and Ronan Farrow, author of Tuesday’s New Yorker piece, also were investigated.

Trump mocked during New York fundraiser by top comedians

The annual Stand Up for Heroes event is co-presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival. It kicks off the festival and raises money for the Woodruff foundation, which funds programs for injured veterans and their families. The foundation is named for the ABC news anchor injured in Iraq in 2006 and has raised some $40 million.

Democrats sweep Virginia, New Jersey governor’s races

In Virginia’s hard-fought contest, Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie. In New Jersey, front-running Democrat Phil Murphy trounced Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno to succeed unpopular GOP Gov. Chris Christie.

Ohio voters reject drug-price measure, back victims’ rights

Ohio voters rejected a proposal Tuesday that sought to curb prescription drug prices paid by the state for prisoners, injured workers and poor people while supporting a crime victims’ rights amendment with no organized opposition.

Lemon squeezes Swarm as Mad Ants win home opener

Walt Lemon Jr. followed up a 34-point effort in Saturday’s season opener on the road with a 25-point performance in Fort Wayne’s home opener as the Mad Ants beat the Greensboro Swarm 105-93 on Tuesday night.

Gary, Indiana Tech top Grace College

Leo High School grad Keanna Gary tallied 21 points a 8 rebounds as the 14th-ranked Warriors downed visiting Grace College 88-70 at the Schaefer Center on Tuesday night.

11/7 Girls Basketball Recap

3A no. 2 Concordia got 29 points from junior Carissa Garcia as the Cadets topped 3A no. 10 Bellmont 47-35 to headline area girls basketball on Tuesday.

TOTW: Bishop Luers football team

The Knights clinched the 3A sectional over Concordia Lutheran and are just three wins away from their 12th state title. We’re proud to honor the Bishop Luers football team as the Optimum Performance Sports Team of the Week. 

Canterbury grad Maggard on preseason watch list

Belmont junior Darby Maggard (Larwill, Ind.) is the latest player to receive recognition as the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the guard as one of 20 candidates listed on the 2018 Ann Meyers Drysdale Award preseason watch list.