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Fire at suspect’s house ruled arson

GILBOA — The State Fire Marshal’s Office says an arsonist started a fire that destroyed the home of a Putnam County man after he was indicted on 46 felony charges. Gary L. Badertscher was in custody when the blaze destroyed his Dutchman Travel Trailer at 328 Sugar Ridge Road in...

McComb asks residents to keep parked cars off snow routes

Residents in McComb are being asked by the city’s police department to keep parked vehicles off designated snow emergency routes, starting at 5 p.m. today. A total of 6 to 10 inches of snow are expected tonight and Wednesday across northwestern Ohio.

Ohio Lawmakers Hear Silenced Guns On Tour

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of allowing Ohio hunters to use firearms silencers have given some 20 state lawmakers or their aides a hands-on look at the devices. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports the Buckeye Firearms Association hosted a tour Monday of the Black Wing Shooting...

Ohio Chamber Launches Minority Biz Funding Push

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati area chamber of commerce is launching its effort to provide financing for economic development to minority-owned businesses. The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s fund offers flexible debt capital for African American- and Hispanic-owned...

Flyers-Sharks Sums

First Period_1, Philadelphia, Streit 7 (Giroux, Hartnell), 4:23 (pp). 2, San Jose, Nieto 5 (Wingels, Irwin), 7:33 (pp). 3, San Jose, Nieto 6 (Burns, Thornton), 12:32. Penalties_Nieto, SJ (hooking), 3:44; Grossmann, Phi (interference), 6:14; Gustafsson, Phi (hooking), 19:18....

Foligno’s 2 Goals Help Blue Jackets Beat Ducks 4-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky made 34 saves, Nick Foligno scored twice in the third period and the Columbus Blue Jackets also got goals from Ryan Johansen and R.J. Umberger in a 4-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night. The Blue Jackets are 11-0-3 since Jan....

Foligno’s 2 Goals Help Blue Jackets Beat Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky made 34 saves, Nick Foligno scored twice in the third period and the Columbus Blue Jackets also got goals from Ryan Johansen and R.J. Umberger in a 4-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night. The Blue Jackets are 11-0-3 since Jan....

Blue Jackets-Ducks Sums

First Period_1, Columbus, Johansen 23 (Horton, Jenner), 11:10. Penalties_Palmieri, Ana (cross-checking), 16:21. Second Period_2, Columbus, Umberger 15 (Wisniewski, Letestu), 16:43 (pp). Penalties_Calvert, Clm (hooking), 11:37; Allen, Ana (tripping), 15:20; Anisimov, Clm...

Nowitzki Leads Mavericks Past Cavs 124-107

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki scored 23 points, Devin Harris had a season-high 16 and the Dallas Mavericks pulled away from Cleveland 124-107 Monday night, handing the Cavaliers their fifth straight loss. Nowitzki was on the bench for most of a key third-quarter stretch as the...

Cavaliers-Mavericks, Box

Deng 8-16 2-5 18, Thompson 5-10 7-8 17, Varejao 3-8 4-4 10, Irving 8-18 7-8 27, Jack 5-7 1-2 12, Bennett 3-8 4-4 11, Waiters 0-4 0-2 0, Zeller 1-1 0-0 2, Miles 4-7 0-0 10, Sims 0-1 0-0 0, Dellavedova 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-80 25-33 107. Crowder 3-9 2-2 8, Nowitzki 9-16 2-2 23,...