Findlay will declare snow emergency if county goes to Level 3

Findlay will declare a snow emergency if the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office places the county under a Level 3 weather emergency, according to Service-Safety Director Paul Schmelzer. Under a snow emergency, the city may prohibit parking on any or all city streets to allow...

More Than 5,500 Rape Kits To Be Tested For DNA

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office says it has received 5,523 previously untested rape kits as it searches for DNA matches that could help solve sexual assaults. The office said Tuesday it has completed testing of nearly half of them, leading to 886...
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More than half Americans plan to follow Olympics

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty NEW YORK (AP) — Just over half of Americans surveyed plan to watch or follow the Winter Olympics, according to an Associated Press-GfK Poll, and one-third of respondents say they have only a little or no confidence about Russia’s ability to...
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More than half Americans plan to follow Olympics

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty NEW YORK (AP) — Just over half of Americans surveyed plan to watch or follow the Winter Olympics, according to an Associated Press-GfK Poll, and one-third of respondents say they have only a little or no confidence about Russia’s ability to...
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Michigan escaped prisoner wanted ‘second chance’

This Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 image provided by the LaPorte County Sheriff’s office shows escaped prisoner Michal David Elliot. Elliot, a convicted killer who peeled a hole in two fences with his hands to escape from the Ionia Correctional Facility in western Michigan before...
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Michigan escaped prisoner wanted ‘second chance’

This Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 image provided by the LaPorte County Sheriff’s office shows escaped prisoner Michal David Elliot. Elliot, a convicted killer who peeled a hole in two fences with his hands to escape from the Ionia Correctional Facility in western Michigan before...

Senate sends farm bill to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sweeping farm bill that Congress sent to President Obama Tuesday has something for almost everyone, from the nation’s 47 million food stamp recipients to Southern peanut growers, Midwest corn farmers and the maple syrup industry in the Northeast. After...

Putnam County postpones mitigation plan meeting

The Putnam County Mitigation Plan Kick-Off meeting, originally scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, has been postponed due to the expected winter storm tonight into Wednesday morning. The Putnam County Office of Public Safety says it will announce a new time and date for...

Alaska voters could legalize pot this summer

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska voters will decide this summer whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use in the state. The Alaska Division of Elections tells The Associated Press in an email Tuesday that a citizens’ initiative has met all thresholds needed...
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APNewsBreak: Police say teacher acknowledged sex

This photo released by the Riverside Police Dept. shows Andrea Michelle Cardosa, 40, who was arrested on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 in Perris, Calif. Cardosa a former Southern California educator was jailed on felony charges that could send her to prison for life after a former female...