Latos Scratched From Rehab Start, Bell Goes To DL

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cincinnati scratched pitcher Mat Latos from an injury rehabilitation start due to right elbow irritation and placed reliever Trevor Bell on the 15-day disabled list with an aching right elbow. The Reds also activated right-hander Jonathan Broxton from the...

Trenton Avenue crash injures 3

Three people were hurt Tuesday night in a two-vehicle accident on Trenton Avenue on Findlay’s west side. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported that a 1989 Chevy pickup driven by Mitchell Stahl, 19, of Findlay, was stopped to turn into the Auto Zone store, 1275 W. Trenton...

Suspect In Dayton Police Shooting Killed Himself

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio say a man suspected in the disappearance of a woman and child fatally shot himself during a confrontation with officers, including one who fired at him. Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl (BEEL) says a coroner ruled after an autopsy...

Funding Cut Threat For Ballots To Be Eliminated

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Counties that mail out absentee ballots in violation of state law would no longer face the threat of losing funding after a committee in the GOP-led Ohio House announced that it planned to remove language from Gov. John Kasich’s midterm budget Tuesday...

Ohio County May Mail Ballot Applications, Defy Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Leaders in Ohio’s largest county have voted to assert home-rule powers and mail unsolicited, absentee-ballot applications to registered voters there if the state doesn’t do so. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Council approved the...

Robertson Named New Commissioner Of WCHA

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Western Collegiate Hockey Association has named Bill Robertson its new commissioner. The league announced Tuesday that Robertson has accepted a multi-year agreement with the WCHA. The 53-year-old St. Paul native succeeds Bruce McLeod, who has served as...

Umpire John Hirschbeck’s Son Dies

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the second time, veteran major league baseball umpire John Hirschbeck has lost a son. Michael Hirschbeck has died of unknown causes. No immediate details were available. Hirschbeck had been scheduled to work the interleague series between Cleveland and the...

Ohio Lawmakers Strike Funding Cut Tied To Ballots

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A committee in the Republican-led Ohio House is removing language from Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) midterm budget bill that would have stripped counties of a portion of their local government funding if they mailed out absentee ballots in...

Ohio House Changes To Governor’s Midterm Budget

Key changes to midterm budget facing floor vote in the Ohio House on Wednesday: ECONOMY: — Extends maximum period for state transportation project obligations from 25 years to 45 years — Boosts venture capital technology credit cap from $20 million to $26.5 million — Provides...

Lawmakers Push For Continued Great Lakes Funding

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress from the Great Lakes region are lobbying colleagues to continue funding a cleanup program for the inland seas. Forty-six House members from both parties recently sent a letter to leaders of a subcommittee that recommends spending on...