State Wants Lawsuit Over Ohio Execution Dismissed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawsuit alleging an executed inmate endured needless pain and suffering should be dismissed, the state said in a court filing that argues the prisoner is the only one who could have argued a violation of constitutional rights. The lawsuit also failed to...

FitzGerald says governor running on ‘easy message’

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald vowed to stop Gov. John Kasich from campaigning on “an easy message” of tax cuts in his bid for reelection this fall. FitzGerald, a Democrat, is challenging Kasich for the office. He spoke with The Courier’s editorial board today. “I think...

Crews Work To Restore Power After Eastern Storms

SMITHFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Utility crews are working to restore power in some Eastern states hit by severe storms earlier in the week, and one rural New York town is picking through the debris from homes battered by a deadly tornado. A total of five people died in Tuesday’s...
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Greipel wins 6th Tour de France stage in a sprint

Germany’s Andre Greipel crosses the finish line to win the sixth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 194 kilometers (120.5 miles) with start in Arras and finish in Reims, France, Thursday, July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) Germany’s Andre Greipel...
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4 adults, 3 kids die in apartment building fire

Geri Boyles of Lowell, Mass. hugs her daughter, Corinna, 10, outside a burned three-story apartment and business building in Lowell, Thursday, July 10, 2014. The neighbors lost people they knew in the fast-moving pre-dawn fire where officials said seven people died. (AP...
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FIFA rejects Suarez appeal against ban for biting

FILE – In this June 24, 2014 file photo, Uruguay’s Luis Suarez holds his teeth after running into Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil. Suarez was...

L Brands Key Sales Metric Up 2 Percent In June

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — L Brands Inc., the owner of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works, said Thursday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 2 percent in June from the same month a year ago. That was below the 3.1 percent rise Wall Street analysts expected,...

9 Arrested In Slaying Of Northeast Ohio Man

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say nine people have been arrested in connection with an incident last week that left a 24-year-old man shot to death. Elyria police say Davion Strupe was shot in the back July 1 as he tried to flee a home after being dragged outside...

UPDATED: Findlay man escapes serious injury in accident

McCOMB — A Findlay man escaped serious injury Thursday morning when his vehicle dropped nearly 25 feet into a ditch on Hancock County 5, about six miles northwest of McComb, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Donald Myers, 77, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by...

Attorney asks for public’s help in identifying thieves

A Findlay attorney is asking for the public’s help in finding a pair of thieves that broke into one of his client’s cars. Charles Weasel says that his client’s car was broken into in the early morning of July 1 in the Fox Run subdivision. The incident was...