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Ohio Sells Ad Space On Interstate Safety Vans

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio will receive $850,000 a year after striking a deal with State Farm to place advertising on vans that help stranded motorists. The national insurer has inked a four-year contract with the Ohio Department of Transportation that gives the company sponsorship...

Frontier League

___ No games scheduled Normal at Lake Erie, 7:05 p.m. Traverse City at Joliet, 8:05 p.m. Rockford at River City, 8:05 p.m. Frontier at Southern Illinois, 8:05 p.m. Gateway at Evansville, 6:05 p.m., 1st game Schaumburg at Washington, 6:05 p.m., 1st game Windy City at Florence,...

Updated: Sheriff investigating armed robbery at Bettsville Dollar General

Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of an armed robbery at Bettsville’s Dollar General store this morning. According to a news release from Seneca County Sheriff William Eckelberry, a lone male suspect allegedly entered the store shortly before 11...

Ohio Man Gets Life In Fatal Stabbing Of His Mother

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A northwestern Ohio man who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing his mother has been sentenced to life prison. Anthony Bertolina of Toledo will be eligible for parole after 30 years. The 34-year-old was sentenced Monday in the December slaying of his mother,...

Arena Football League

y-clinched division ___ Arizona 70, Portland 59 Jacksonville 34, Spokane 28 Tampa Bay 56, Philadelphia 49 Pittsburgh 65, New Orleans 26 Orlando 58, San Antonio 39 Cleveland 86, Iowa 49 San Jose 63, Los Angeles 35 Jacksonville at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 6...

Providers Of Elder Abuse Shelters To Meet In Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pioneers in providing shelter for older American victims of abuse are working together to expand efforts to give seniors a refuge. Eight such shelters have formed an alliance and meet this week in suburban Cincinnati to share best practices and hear from experts...

Cuba: 8 arrested in school exam cheating scandal

HAVANA (AP) — Eight people are under arrest in connection with a scandal involving the illicit sale of university entrance exams, Cuban authorities said Monday after thousands of high school students were forced to retake the test. The unnamed suspects include five...
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Syrian president declares amnesty for prisoners

Syrian soldiers celebrate Bashar Assad’s presidential re-election in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday June 4, 2014. Assad has been re-elected in a landslide, officials said Wednesday, capturing another seven-year term in the middle of a bloody 3-year-old uprising against his rule...
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Jon Meis: ‘Hard to accept’ hero status in shooting

Jon Meis is taken from the scene by medics after a shooting at Seattle Pacific University on Thursday, June 5, 2014 in Seattle. A 19-year-old man was fatally shot and two other young people were wounded after a gunman entered the foyer at Otto Miller Hall on the Seattle Pacific...
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British comedian Rik Mayall dies at 56

FiILE – This is a May 31 2000 file photo of British comedian and actor Rik Mayall with his wife Barbara. Mayall, one of a generation of performers that injected post-punk energy into British comedy, has died. He was 56. Mayall’s management firm Brunskill Management...