Ohio Man Gets Life For Killing Infant Son

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 31-year-old central Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally beating his infant son. A judge in Columbus sentenced Johnnie Crockett III on Wednesday following his conviction earlier this month for murder and child endangering. He’ll...

OH Woman Was Speeding Before Car Went Into Creek

OREGON, Ohio (AP) — A report says a 20-year-old woman was driving 60 mph in a 35-mph zone when she crashed through a guardrail and landed upside down in a northwest Ohio creek. The report by police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol also indicated that Bianca Bepler was wearing...

Cities In West, Ohio Vying For 2016 GOP Convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three cities in the West and three in Ohio are among the eight finalists to host the Republicans’ presidential nominating convention in 2016. Party leaders will consider the Republican National Committee’s list of potential host cities in the coming...

On Deck: UF season finale, girls sectional semifinals tonight

Ten area girls basketball teams will be playing in district semifinals tonight and we’ll have all of the action covered for you here at The Courier. Courier reporter Ted Radick will be at the Division III district at the Elida Fieldhouse as Ottawa-Glandorf and Columbus Grove play...

Update: Wind chill advisory lifted

The National Weather Service has lifted a wind chill advisory for the region since winds have calmed.

Homeless Person Killed In Ohio Propane Explosion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a homeless person has burned to death after a small heater exploded inside a tent in Columbus. The Columbus Dispatch (bit.ly/1fsHiec) reports that firefighters found the body around 9 p.m. Wednesday after responding to a report of an...

Baker Leads Northern Illinois Past Toledo 74-66

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Travon Baker scored 17 points and Jordan Threloff added 13 to lead Northern Illinois to a 74-66 victory over Toledo Wednesday night. Down 32-31 at the break, Aaron Armstead’s four points capped a 15-5 run to open the second half and give Northern...

BC-BKC–Buffalo-Ohio Box, BKC

Regan 4-9 2-4 10, McCrea 6-15 3-8 15, Ford 2-3 1-2 5, Freelove 6-15 0-0 14, Oldham 6-10 1-3 13, Skeete 0-4 2-2 2, Evans 2-4 4-4 8, Nuiriankh 0-0 0-0 0, Moss 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 27-62 13-23 69. Ndour 2-8 0-1 4, Smith 5-5 1-1 11, Willis 3-10 0-0 8, Kellogg 6-13 3-4 18, Wilkins 3-5...

Bowling Green Holds Off Late Kent St. Charge 73-66

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Jehvon Clarke scored 21 points, including four game-clinching free throws, as Bowling Green held off a late Kent State charge to win 73-66 on Wednesday. JD Tisdale’s dunk put Bowling Green ahead 64-52 with 2:04 left but the Falcons went cold from...