METRICH arrests 2 in cocaine seizure

Two people were arrested on drug charges after an investigation by the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force. Brittany N. Glenn, 24, of Fostoria and Jedediah R. Morton, 26, address unknown, were both arrested Wednesday on a third-degree felony charge of trafficking in cocaine,...

Carey residents indicted on drug charges

UPPER SANDUSKY — The Wyandot County grand jury handed up indictments against two Carey residents on drug charges. Jeffrey L. Littleton, 24, and Alicia A. Billock, 30, were charged Wednesday with 13 and 14 counts, respectively, of aggravated trafficking of drugs. The indictments...

Benton Ridge man injured in single-vehicle crash

Alcohol is suspected to have been a factor in a single vehicle injury crash that injured a Benton Ridge man around 9:20 p.m. Wednesday. The accident occurred at the intersection of State Route 235 and Township Road 47. Christopher E. Fletcher, 21, of Benton Ridge, failed to...
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Here are 5 clues to the health of US job market

In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, photo, recruiter Valera Kulow, left, speaks with job seeker Monic Spencer during a career fair in Dallas. The Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims on Thursday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File) In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014,...

Bill Whitaker joins ’60 Minutes’ cast

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran CBS News correspondent Bill Whitaker is joining the cast of the network’s “60 Minutes.” CBS said Thursday that Whitaker, a Los Angeles-based newsman who has been with CBS since 1984, will move to New York and begin on the Sunday...
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Tunisia ends state of emergency after 3 years

FILE – In this Tuesday Jan. 18. 2011 file photo, local residents speak with soldiers as they guard the center of Tunis. Tunisia’s president on Thursday March 6, 2014, lifted the state of emergency that has been in place since the outbreak of a popular revolution...

Fla. high court: Immigrant can’t get law license

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Immigrants in the country illegally can’t be given a license to practice law, a question that was raised when a man who moved here from Mexico when he was 9 years old sought a license in Florida, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The...

Nominee to head CFTC promises tough enforcement

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s choice to head an agency overseeing potentially risky financial market activities is promising to act aggressively against misconduct to ensure investors’ confidence. The nominee as chairman of the Commodity Futures...

Hill arrives at Red Sox camp following son’s death

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill starts spring training with a heavy heart. Hill reported to Boston’s camp on Thursday following the death of son Brooks, who was less than 2 months old when he died on Feb. 24. “We had a son on Dec. 26 and he...
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Senators: Gov’t too slow to write safety rules

FILE – In this Dec. 1, 2013 file photo, an Amtrak train, top, traveling on an unaffected track, passes a derailed Metro North commuter train in the Bronx borough of New York. Senators say they’re frustrated with the government’s slow pace at writing new rail...