Ohio Mom Gets 18 Months In Son’s Cancer Scheme

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio woman was sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading no contest to faking a cancer diagnosis for her 4-year-old son. Emily Creno (CRAY’-noh) of Utica apologized in the courtroom and told the judge her behavior was out of character and...

Mauer Out Again Against Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer is out of the starting lineup for the second straight game because of lower back spasms. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said Mauer’s back has improved, but he doesn’t know when the six-time All-Star will return....

AHL Playoff Glance

Wednesday, April 23: Springfield 3, Providence 2, OT Friday, April 25: Providence 2, Springfield 1, OT Saturday, April 26: Springfield 3, Providence 2 Tuesday, April 29: Providence 6, Springfield 3 Saturday, May 3: Providence 6, Springfield 3 Friday, April 25: Manchester 2,...

One hurt in VA clinic shooting in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A Veterans Affairs hospital employee and a retired worker were struggling over a gun in an employee break room Monday when the firearm went off, leading to the employee’s shooting and the retiree’s arrest, police said. The victim, a 61-year-old...

Fight leads to 4-year sentence for city man

A Findlay man was sentenced today to four years in prison after an alleged cane attack. Scott A. Snow, 39, of Findlay, pleaded guilty to a lesser third-degree felony of attempted felonious assault and a fourth-degree felony of aggravated assault after an Oct. 7 incident. Snow...

Kevin Rettig files as independent for state representative

Findlay businessman Kevin Rettig filed today as an independent candidate to run for state representative in the 83rd District. Monday was the filing deadline for independent candidates to file candidacy petitions with Ohio’s election boards. Rettig’s candidacy means state Rep....

Voters still have time to return absentee ballots

Voters who are still holding on to absentee ballots still have time to return them, according to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. Completed absentee ballots may be dropped off by voters at their county board of elections through the close of the polls on Tuesday. Absentee...

Vote! The polls are open until 7:30 p.m.

It’s primary election day in Ohio. In our area, the Republican primary is highlighted by a three-man race for the First District Senate seat and two-man race for Hancock County commissioner. There is a statewide question and there are many school levies on the ballot, too,...

Semitrailer-car accident reported north of Arlington

An accident involving a semitrailer and car has been reported on U.S. 68 north of Township Road 25, near Arlington. Arlington Fire Department is responding to the scene and at least one person is reported to be entrapped in a vehicle. More details will be posted as it becomes...

On Deck: Miller City tries for share of PCL title

There’s another big day of prep sports on tap today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. Miller City’s baseball team will try and win a share of the Putnam County League crown today as the Wildcats travel to Ottoville....