4 injured in Howard Street crash

Four people were injured when a car and a pickup truck collided this afternoon on Findlay’s Howard Street, just west of the Interstate 75 overpass. Taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance were the driver of the car, Jessica Campbell, 26, of Findlay, and two children...

Bigelow Avenue accident hurts 3

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on West Bigelow Avenue near Westmoor Road in Liberty Township around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Lauren M. Case, 21, of Findlay, was traveling west in a Ford Explorer and lost control of...

Judge Judy files suit against Connecticut lawyer

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Television’s Judge Judy filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a Connecticut personal-injury lawyer, alleging that he used her image without authorization in advertisements that falsely suggested she had endorsed his firm. The lawsuit filed in...

Welding possible cause of San Francisco fire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco fire investigators on Wednesday were looking into whether welding work was to blame for a massive blaze that barreled through an apartment building construction site, threatening nearby buildings, prompting evacuations and forcing...

Obama wants overtime pay for more salaried workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bypassing Congress, President Barack Obama intends to order changes in overtime rules so employers would be required to pay millions more workers for the extra time they put in on the job. The rules, which would not likely take effect until 2015, are...

Report: Chinese site may show plane debris images

BEIJING (AP) — China’s official Xinhua News Agency says a government website has images of suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. The report says the satellite images from the morning of March 9 appear to show “three suspected floating...

Groups protest chemicals used in Apple’s iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple’s labor practices are under attack by two activist groups who contend the company makes its iPhones with a hazardous mix of chemicals that threaten the health of factory workers assembling the devices in China. The campaign began Wednesday...
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US stocks finish mostly higher after a weak start

Specialist Frank Babino, left, works with traders Fred DeMarco, center, and John Liotti on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, March 12, 2014. U.S. stocks are heading lower for the third day in a row as investors continue to worry about slower growth in China and...

Sodexo food service company pledges better meals

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation’s largest food service companies is making a series of changes in support of Michelle Obama’s anti-childhood obesity initiative. Sodexo says it will add more nutritious options to its vending and K-12 lunchroom programs. It...

FBI hunting Hawaii for top domestic terror suspect

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday agents are hunting in Hawaii for the nation’s most wanted domestic terrorism suspect. The FBI office in San Francisco said the agency received “credible intelligence” that Daniel Andreas San Diego might be on...