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Detroit motorists under siege in ‘Carjack City’

In a photo from April 9, 2014, Greg Champion wears a gun while pumping gas in Detroit. To avoid becoming a carjacking victim, Champion wears a handgun on his hip whenever he’s pumping gas. Through May 19, Detroit has recorded 191 carjackings in 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos...
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Still no roof at French, where Week 1 could be wet

An employee cleans stair by a poster showing the futur Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, May 23, 2014. The plan includes an new court, right, and a retractable roof to enable play to continue regardless of the weather and also the light for the Philippe Chatrier court,...
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Harvick seeking 3rd 600 title in 4 years

Tony Stewart, left, talks with Kevin Harvick before qualifying for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Terry Renna) Tony Stewart, left, talks with Kevin Harvick before qualifying for...

Injury accident reported in front of Findlay post office

Findlay police and Hanco Emergency Medical Service personnel are responding to a reported injury accident in front of the Findlay post office, 229 E. Main Cross St., about 10:43 a.m. A pedestrian was apparently struck by a vehicle. Additional information will be posted when it is...

Prosecutors say devoted husband is kidnap-rapist

BELL GARDENS, Calif. (AP) — The California woman who says she was kidnapped by her mother’s boyfriend a decade ago appeared happy at her birthday party last month, but became more distant and private after reuniting with her mother, a neighbor said. “She was...
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Tennessee brings back the electric chair

FILE – In this March 25, 2014, file photo, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam speaks at a luncheon in Nashville, Tenn. The Republican governor on Thursday, May 22, 2014, signed a bill into law to allow the state to electrocute inmates on death row in the event that drugs used for...

Military base among last habitat for butterflies

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — An undeveloped stretch of native prairie in south Puget Sound offers one of the few habitats in the world where a two-inch colorful checkered butterfly thrives. It also happens to be the main artillery impact range for Joint Base...
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Dustin Johnson shoots 65 to take Colonial lead

Dustin Johnson watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the PGA Colonial golf tournament in Fort Worth, Texas, Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Dustin Johnson watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the PGA Colonial golf...
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Mother persuaded kidnapped woman to go to police

In this Tuesday, May 20, 2014, photo released by the Santa Ana Police Department, shows suspect Isidro Garcia, age 41 of Bell Gardens, Calif. who was arrested in Santa Ana, Calif. Garcia allegedly kidnapped a 15-year-old girl in Santa Ana in 2004 then repeatedly physically and...

Memorial Day parades, services planned Monday

The Hancock County Veterans Council will sponsor Findlay’s Memorial Day parade on Monday. At 9 a.m., a ceremony to honor veterans who fell in battle on land, sea and air will be led by local veterans’ organizations auxiliaries at the south end of the Main Street...