Teens charged in alleged cancer scheme

BOWLING GREEN — Theft charges have been filed against two Elmwood boys accused of swindling money with fraudulent cancer stories. Both boys were charged with a fifth-degree felony of theft and will continue their cases in Wood County Juvenile Court, said Prosecutor Paul Dobson....

Injury accident reported on North Main Street

An injury accident was reported at about 2:20 p.m. on the 3900 block of North Main Street in Findlay, near Hancock County 99. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Ohio House Weighs Bill Allowing Firearms Silencers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hunters could use silencers on their guns while hunting certain game under a proposal before the Ohio House. Representatives are scheduled to vote on the measure Wednesday afternoon. The Senate must still consider the bill. A House committee passed the bill...

Major League Soccer

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Ohio Newspaper Complains After Staffers Detained

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio newspaper and two of its journalists have filed complaints with the FBI after the staffers were detained and had cameras confiscated at a tank plant last week. The Blade newspaper in Toledo, a reporter and a photographer filed the complaints on Tuesday...

Ohio Among Tops For Seized Meth Labs

CLEVELAND (AP) — A new report ranks Ohio among the top states for seized methamphetamine labs last year. Ohio ranked fourth in the country in 2013 as authorities uncovered 1,010 labs, chemicals and glassware used in the drug’s cooking process. Indiana topped the national...

Missing Ohio Man’s Body Found In Swamp

STREETSBORO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are trying to figure out what happened to a 25-year-old man who was reported missing then found dead in a swamp in northeast Ohio. Police in Streetsboro, northeast of Akron, say the body of James Goggin was found in a Portage County swamp...

Report Criticizes Ohio Death Penalty Selectiveness

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A report by an anti-death penalty group criticizes the selectiveness of Ohio’s capital punishment law, saying death sentences owe as much to an individual prosecutor’s philosophy as the nature of the crime. The analysis by Ohioans to Stop...

Ohio Man Gets 15 Years For Killing Toddler

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 27-year-old central Ohio man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after admitting that he fatally injured his girlfriend’s 17-month-old daughter by throwing her onto a couch. Joseph Fultz was sentenced Tuesday in Columbus after pleading guilty to...

Ohio Man Killed During Basketball Court Argument

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Dayton say a man was fatally shot during argument on a basketball court in a city park. Dayton police Lt. Mark Ponichtera tells the Dayton Daily News ( ) that the shooting occurred Tuesday night either during or immediately after a basketball game on...