Ohio Elections Chief Names 3 To Board Amid Dispute

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO’-sted) has appointed three people to a troubled northwest Ohio elections board while a related legal challenge is pending. The Republican says in a letter to officials that he filled the vacancies on the Lucas County...

Condemned Ohio Killer’s Death Sentence Upheld

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who fatally stabbed his girlfriend’s business partner in an argument over a forged check. The court’s 4-3 ruling Thursday rejected claims by condemned killer Gregory Osie that he...

Rock Hall Planning Everly Brothers Tribute Show

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rock and Roll of Fame will honor the Everly Brothers with a tribute concert this fall. The Rock Hall announced Thursday that surviving member Don Everly will appear at the Oct. 25 event at PlayhouseSquare’s State Theatre in Cleveland. Phil Everly died...

Reds’ Bailey Leaves Game With Apparent Injury

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds right-hander Homer Bailey left his start against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday with an apparent injury in the sixth inning. Bailey was delivering a 1-2 pitch to Starlin Castro, but he didn’t throw the ball while gingerly completing his...
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VIDEO: Democratic candidate FitzGerald visits The Courier

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald visited The Courier’s offices on Thursday to talk with reporters and editors about his campaign to unseat Gov. John Kasich.

Federal Judge Orders IRS To Explain Lost Emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s tea party controversy. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan gave the tax agency a month to submit the explanation in...

Significant Algae Bloom Predicted For Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Researchers in northern Ohio predict Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of toxic blue-green algae in its western basin this summer but say it won’t be as large as last year or the record-setting 2011 outbreak. The forecast was announced Thursday by...

Moody-Russo’s condition upgraded to serious at UTMC

TOLEDO — The University of Toledo Medical Center upgraded the condition of Nancy Moody-Russo to serious condition today. Moody-Russo, 68, a clinical coordinator of the physician assistant program at the University of Findlay, was critically injured in a car accident Wednesday...

Ticket Sold In Ohio Wins $122M Powerball Jackpot

CONNEAUT, Ohio (AP) — Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in northeast Ohio picked all six numbers correctly and will claim a $122 million jackpot. The state lottery office says the winning ticket in Wednesday night’s drawing was sold in Conneaut (KAW’-nee-awt),...

UPDATED: 4 hurt in U.S. 224 crash

Four people were injured when a minivan collided with a trailer being towed by a pickup Thursday afternoon on U.S. 224, east of Findlay, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. William Laugherty, 30, of Tiffin, the driver of the minivan, and his three passengers, Rhonda...