Adopted Dog Keeps Eye Out For Blind Buddy

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — He sticks close by when the two go for walks. He alerts his companion when strangers are coming. Sometimes, he even helps him find food and water. Otis is no ordinary guide dog, though: His partner, Bandit, is a Shih Tzu. Together, the dogs are settling into...

Judge: Records Can Be Used In Ohio Man’s Trial

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ruled that a northwestern Ohio man’s records with the county child welfare agency can be used by his attorneys to help convince a jury that he shouldn’t get the death penalty for a 2009 double murder. A judge in Lima ruled this past week...

1 Dead In Ohio Tower After Carbon Monoxide Leak

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities near Cleveland say one woman died and 11 others were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning after they evacuated a high-rise apartment building. Investigators are trying to find the cause of the carbon monoxide leak Friday at the complex in...

A Look At Heroin Use, Deaths In Some US States

In and around Cleveland, heroin-related overdoses killed 195 people last year, shattering the previous record. Some Ohio police chiefs say heroin is easier for kids to get than beer. In Missouri, admissions to treatment programs for heroin addiction rose 700 percent in the past...

Air Force Intelligence Center To Get New Head

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A new commander will take over a national military intelligence agency headquartered at an Air Force base in southwest Ohio later this year. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base says Air Force Col. Leah Lauderback will take command of the National Air and Space...

Ohio Awards More Than $570,000 For Boating Safety

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is awarding more than $570,000 from its Waterways Safety Fund to 23 community public safety agencies. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the grants ranging from around $13,500 to $32,000 are funded by Ohio’s recreational boaters...

Jury Awards $39 Million In Fatal Repaving Accident

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio jury has awarded $39 million to the family of a construction inspector killed during a highway repaving project. An attorney for the family of victim Randy Roginski described the working conditions in the construction zone on Interstate 271 near Cleveland...

Hamilton Thrown Out At 2nd, Reds Lose To Mets 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Hamilton has been too fast for everyone besides the Mets. The rookie speedster came off the Cincinnati bench Friday night and tried to steal second in a vital situation, but was thrown out by backup catcher Anthony Recker in a 4-3 loss to New York. With one...

Christian Clearing House names executive director

Tammy Stahl has been appointed as the new executive director of the Christian Clearing House. “Tammy’s knowledge, dedication, and proven leadership within the organization make her the ideal choice as our next executive director. We value Tammy’s commitment and...

Church and Religious Events

Blanchard Avenue Pentecostal Church of God Dr. Wayne Feister will present his monthly nutritional seminar at 7 p.m. Monday at the Blanchard Avenue Pentecostal Church of God, 1701 Blanchard Ave. He will discuss genetically modified organisms. Food preparation demonstrations will...