Thousands Of Fish Dead In Ohio Creek After Fire

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An environmental advocacy organization is looking into a fish kill in an eastern Ohio creek that is also under investigation by the state. WTOV-TV in Steubenville ( ) reports thousands of fish turned up dead across several miles of Opossum Creek in...

Ohio Dad Accused Of Starting To Suffocate Baby Son

HOLMESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man is charged with felony child endangerment after telling authorities he started to suffocate his 8-month-old son because he “couldn’t deal” with the boy’s likeness to his mother, who lives separately. A Holmes County...

Ohio Woman Gets Prison For Fatal, Wrong-way Crash

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A western Ohio woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for a wrong-way, drunken driving crash that killed one Missouri resident and seriously injured another. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports 20-year-old Rachel Schidecker apologized in court Tuesday...

Cooper Tire announces leadership changes

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Chief Financial Officer Brad Hughes has been named president of international operations. Hal Miller, who was president of the international tire division, has been named executive adviser to Chief Executive Officer Roy Armes. Hughes will continue as...

Safety concerns close Findlay skate park

Eagle Creek Skate Park has been closed indefinitely because of safety concerns voiced at recent city government meetings. Service-Safety Director Paul Schmelzer, in an email this morning to City Council members, referred to the closure as temporary. Public Works Superintendent...

Dodgers Run Into Triple Play, Lose To Indians 10-3

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers left the bases loaded three times in the first five innings, which was even more frustrating to Adrian Gonzalez than the simple flyball he hit that turned into an unusual triple play in the fourth. Josh Beckett gave up a season-worst five earned...

Reds’ Leake Struggles In Loss To Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Reds’ Mike Leake was on a three-game winning streak and facing the punchless Padres on Tuesday night. Life’s good, right? Not exactly. San Diego chased Leake with two outs in the sixth inning of an 8-2 victory as the Reds lost their second...

Indians Turn Triple Play In 10-3 Win Over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Cleveland Indians turned an unorthodox triple play that required two replay reviews, and David Murphy broke out of a 1-for-44 slump with three hits in a 10-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. Lonnie Chisenhall started things off for...

Padres Get Season-high 16 Hits, Beat Reds 8-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Seth Smith hit a home run and scored three runs, Carlos Quentin also homered and drove in three runs, and the San Diego Padres beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 Tuesday night. Smith had three hits as the Padres finished with a season-high 16 one night after managing...