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Who’s Next? Pot changes won’t stop with Washington

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have allowed marijuana for medicinal purposes, and more could follow. Here’s a look at five...
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NYPD: Mom of baby abandoned in subway in custody

In this Monday, July 7, 2014 surveillance camera image provided by the New York Police Department, a woman, top right, pushes her baby girl in a stroller at the Columbus Circle subway station in New York. The 20-year-old woman, who is suspected of abandoning the baby at the...
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Police: Officer who killed family had raped wife

FILE – This undated file photo released by the Lindon City Police Department shows police officer Joshua Boren from Lindon, Utah. Authorities say Boren used his service weapon when he killed his wife, two children and his mother-in-law before turning the gun on himself in...
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Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

George Vargas, left, takes a seat next to first-in-line customer Deb Greene in front of the recreational marijuana store Cannabis City Monday, July 7, 2014, in Seattle. The store will be the first and only store initially in Seattle to legally sell recreational pot when sales...

Sterling trial gets underway after delay

Shelly Sterling, the estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, arrives at a Los Angeles courthouse with her attorney Pierce O’ Donnell, Monday, July 7, 2014. With the potentially record-breaking $2 billion sale of the Clippers hanging in the balance, a...
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James, Cavs owner could mend differences, reunite

FILE- In this Dec. 2, 2010 file photo, Miami Heat forward LeBron James smiles as Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, right, watches in the second quarter in an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. As Cavaliers fans breathlessly await a homecoming they never thought possible, the...

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UP: Mild weather provided the perfect opportunity for residents to show their patriotism over the July 4th holiday weekend, and many did. Findlay celebrated with a fireworks show at the Hancock County Fairgrounds on Thursday night, followed by a downtown parade on Friday. Both...

Returning the past to the present

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer Sharon Tyson and her daughter, Ana Trevino, are on a mission to return pieces of the past to the families they belong to. So far, they’ve returned old postcards and a Bible dating back to 1895. “It’s fun. It’s...

Putnam County libraries offer Lego programs

The Putnam County District Library will offer a “Lego/Robot Making with Mel Rode” family event at three library locations. The program will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday in Continental, at 10 a.m. July 19 in Fort Jennings and at 6 p.m. July 31 in Ottawa. A...