Ferris State Beats Colgate 1-0 In NCAA Tourney

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gerald Mayhew scored a power-play goal midway through the first period, and C.J. Motte made it stand up by turning away 35 shots Friday, leading Ferris State to a 1-0 victory over Colgate in the NCAA tournament regional semifinals. The second-seeded Bulldogs...

Ohio Newspaper: Military Police Detain Journalists

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A newspaper reports that military police detained a reporter and a photographer outside a tank plant in northwest Ohio after the photographer took pictures of the plant’s exterior. The Blade in Toledo (http://bit.ly/1laRVT0) says its reporter Tyrel...

Mumps Cases In Central Ohio Outbreak Now Top 100

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials monitoring a central Ohio mumps outbreak say the viral illness has now affected more than 100 people. Eighty-one of the 103 confirmed cases reported Friday are linked to Ohio State University. Those infected range in age from 4 to 58. The...

Findlay firefighters battle duplex fire

Findlay firefighters have doused a duplex fire  at 105 S. Cory St. in downtown Findlay, near the library. The blaze was reported at 9:20 p.m. No injuries were reported. Witnesses said there are two units in the duplex, and the fire apparently started in the upstairs unit. The...

Ohio Couple Drops Lawsuit Over Gay Marriage Ban

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A gay married couple who had trouble getting family coverage under the federal health care law have dropped their lawsuit seeking to overturn Ohio’s gay marriage ban. Al Cowger Jr. and Tony Wesley Jr. married in New York in 2012 and live in suburban...

Florida Faces Upstart Dayton In South Region Final

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Dayton Flyers are feeling very confident and loose with the upsets they’ve already pulled this NCAA tournament. They’re also ready to wreck what’s left of anyone’s bracket with their greatest challenge ahead and a trip to the...

Ohio Couple Dismisses Lawsuit On Gay Marriage Ban

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A gay married couple in Ohio who had trouble getting family coverage under the federal health care law has dismissed their lawsuit seeking to overturn the state’s gay marriage ban. Al Cowger Jr. and Tony Wesley Jr. of suburban Cleveland had said the...

Ryan Garko Goes From Player To Coach At Alma Mater

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — When Ryan Garko played at Stanford, he hung on every word Barry Bonds offered about hitting as the eventual home run king trained and took his swings on campus alongside the college kids and a few other pros. Now it is Garko sharing some of those very...

Judge Eases Ruling On Pa. Anti-fracking Activist

A northeastern Pennsylvania judge has loosened restrictions on an anti-fracking activist who had been barred from stepping foot on more than 300 square miles of land owned or leased by a natural gas driller. Vera Scroggins, 63, who is known for leading bus tours of the Marcellus...

Wildlife Rescue Ongoing In Ohio Oil Spill Cleanup

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials are hoping that as crews move through the next stage of cleanup of thousands of gallons of pipeline oil that leaked into a nature preserve the threat to wildlife will end. Crews are winding down the initial emergency response, which focused on removing...