Goodyear Posts 1Q Loss Of $58M

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Goodyear posted a first-quarter loss of $58 million as it navigated a volatile situation in Venezuela. The tire company’s loss amounted to 23 cents per share, compared with a profit of $26 million, or 10 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding...

City public records meeting at 4:40 p.m. today

Findlay City Council’s ad hoc committee to discuss public records handling will be held at 4:40 p.m. in the Municipal Building’s first floor council office. An incorrect time was listed in today’s paper. Following that meeting, at 5 p.m., will be a council committee-of-the-whole...

Findlay man arrested in alleged Defiance assault

DEFIANCE — Defiance police filed an assault charge against a mixed martial arts fighter from Findlay. Joshue Killion, 23, was arrested Friday in Lincoln, Rhode Island on a Defiance County warrant. He was about to fight in a casino event, police said. Police have charged Killion...

Shooting Flames, Smoke From Ohio Steel Plant

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Flames and thick smoke shot up in a southwest Ohio community from a steel plant fire that was controlled without injuries. Operations at the AK Steel Middletown Works plant reportedly weren’t impacted. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports ( )...

Ohio Girl Diagnosed With Rare Case Of Diphtheria

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say a girl in southwest Ohio has been diagnosed with a case of diphtheria — an illness that has been extremely rare in the US since children started being vaccinated against it in the 1920s. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports that the...

Ohio Dad Charged After 3-month-old Baby Dies

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say a father in southwest Ohio hit his 3-month-old daughter with a closed fist before she was pronounced dead at a hospital. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports that Asia Cathey’s death is considered suspicious. The father, 24-year-old Shavale...

Teen Killed In Southwest Ohio Village

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in a southwest Ohio village are investigating the slaying of a teenager. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation are assisting police in Arlington Heights in investigating the attack on...

Former Ohio Chiefs Charged With Selling Cruisers

LAURELVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A southeast Ohio grand jury has indicted two former village police chiefs on charges that they sold two used police cruisers for their own profit. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports that 44-year-old James Taylor was Laurelville police chief until 2009, and...

Men Charged In Theft Of Bronze Vases From Cemetery

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say two men have been arrested for allegedly stealing 180 bronze vases from graves at a cemetery. Local media reports said a scrap yard called Akron police after the men tried to sell the vases that stood as part of tombstones at...

DNA Tests Bring More Prison Time For Ohio Rapist

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge in northeast Ohio tacked another long sentence onto the prison time of a convicted rapist who recently was linked by DNA to two other attacks 20 years ago. Prosecutors in Cleveland said 55-year-old Kenneth Parker pleaded guilty to three charges of rape...