International League

___ Buffalo 5, Toledo 2 Columbus at Gwinnett, 6:35 p.m. Indianapolis at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Rochester at Charlotte, 7:05 p.m. Pawtucket at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Louisville at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Norfolk at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 7:05 p.m. Indianapolis at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Norfolk at...

Browns Sign Rookie LB Kirksey

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have agreed to contract terms with rookie inside linebacker Chris Kirksey. The team selected Kirksey in the third round of last month’s NFL draft from Iowa. The 6-foot-2, 235-pounder is expected to compete with Craig Robertson for a starting spot...

Crews cleaning Blanchard River working toward Hancock County

Crews working to clean the Blanchard River are working their way towards Hancock County. Hancock County’s commissioners received an update on the Blanchard River Stream Enhancement Project at today’s regular meeting. In May, Tawa Tree Service, of Ottawa, cleared 13 miles of...

Ohio Senate Leader: Traffic Cameras Need Regulated

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate’s leader says many in his Republican majority believe traffic cameras should be regulated and the issue could see action before the end of the year. Senate President Keith Faber (FAY’-bur) told reporters Wednesday night that...

Thursday’s Scores

Defiance Tinora 4, Convoy Crestview 3

Ohio Official’s Idea: Bad Pro Teams Get Less Money

CLEVELAND (AP) — A top county official and Ohio gubernatorial candidate says Cleveland’s major pro sports teams should get less money if they don’t perform well. Ed FitzGerald says the proposal would introduce an element of competition governments already use to fund...

Governor signs two bills sponsored by Hite

Two separate bills sponsored by State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, concerning agricultural pollution and establishing a state “Meningitis Awareness Day”, were signed into law today by Gov. John Kasich. Kasich signed Senate Bill 150, which provides standards to ensure...

Reds RHP Latos Might Make 1 More Start In Minors

CINCINNATI (AP) — Starter Mat Latos might make one more start in the minors before the Reds will consider activating him and bringing their rotation back to full strength. Latos had to leave a minor league rehab start after only 67 pitches on Wednesday night because he developed...

Attorney Defends Indicted Ohio Judge At Hearing

CINCINNATI (AP) — The attorney for an Ohio juvenile court judge set for trial in September says accusations against his client of backdating documents stem from a longstanding practice in the court where she works, and that she’s being targeted for political reasons....

Gas leak shuts down intersection near BGSU

A gas line leak has shut down the intersection of East Wooster Street and Manville Avenue in Bowling Green, on the southwest corner of Bowling Green State University, according to media reports. Several nearby businesses have been closed and evacuated due to the leak. No injuries...