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Associated Press Boys State Basketball Poll

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school boys basketball teams in the sixth weekly Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): Others receiving 12 or more points: 11,...

It’s A Big Game Whenever Michigan, Ohio State Meet

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The temperature outside Ohio State’s Schottenstein Center was in the teens and the wind chill near zero. And the students kept coming over on Monday. They set up tents on the cold concrete, waiting for prime seats for Tuesday night’s game against...

Government Sues Over Worker Suspensions In Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — The government has sued AT&T over allegations that it suspended 13 workers without pay for one to three days for reporting work-related injuries in Ohio. The U.S. Labor Department says the lawsuit filed Monday against Ohio Bell Telephone Co., doing business...

Fire in grain bin reported

NEVADA – Wyandot East firefighters were called to the scene of a grain bin fire at Mennco Grain in Nevada Monday night. The initial report came at 9:03 p.m., according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office. Pitt Township and Upper Sandusky fire departments were...

Ohio Sheriff Facing 25 Charges Pleads Not Guilty

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A southeastern Ohio county sheriff charged in a public corruption case has pleaded not guilty to all 25 counts against him. Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly denies any wrongdoing. The charges include theft in office, tampering with records and engaging in a...

Kurt named Findlay superintendent

Edward Kurt will be the next superintendent of Findlay City Schools. The Findlay school board named Kurt as the district’s next school chief on Monday, concluding a search that started in October 2013. Kurt is currently the superintendent of Margaretta Local Schools and is...

On Deck: Monday prep hoops

There are five girls and three boys high school basketball games on the local sports schedule tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you here at The Courier. Findlay High School’s girls basketball team travels to Lima Senior for a Three Rivers Athletic...

Special weather statement issued ahead of subzero wind chills tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for northwestern Ohio as cold air remains in place for the next few days. The statement, not a warning, advises that while winds will be light tonight, overnight lows between zero and minus 5 will result in wind...

NE Ohio Nuclear Plant Gets $600 Million Upgrade

OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — A northwest Ohio nuclear power plant is getting a $600 million upgrade. FirstEnergy Corp. has begun work to replace the two original steam generators at the Davis-Besse nuclear plant near Toledo. The maintenance took about a decade of planning and is...

Chief Of Embattled Cleveland Police Promoted

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland police chief under investigation for a chase involving more than 100 officers, 137 shots fired and two apparently unarmed people killed has been promoted. Mayor Frank Jackson administered the oath Monday to Chief Michael McGrath as safety director...