Findlay, Allen Township fire departments to have automatic aid agreement

Findlay will be entering into an automatic aid agreement with the Allen Township Volunteer Fire Department to provide assistance for confirmed commercial and residential structure fires. The territory will encompass industrial corporations and other businesses just to the north...

Nick’s ‘Sam & Cat’ gone after less than season

NEW YORK (AP) — With Ariana Grande hitting it big in the music world this summer, her time as a star on children’s television is about to become history. Nickelodeon announced Monday that “Sam & Cat,” which at times was the network’s most...
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Pistorius gets into nightclub argument

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 8, 2014 file photo Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock in Pretoria, South Africa, at his murder trial for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St. Valentine’s Day, 2013. In newspaper reports Pistorius has been accused of an...
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Akron plans party for LeBron’s homecoming

NBA basketball star LeBron James attends a promotional event at Phenom House, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, July 12, 2014. James who will attend the final game of the 2014 soccer World Cup, has announced his return to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years in...

Kraft, Belichick interviewed in Hernandez probe

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick were interviewed by police investigating a homicide in which former player Aaron Hernandez is a suspect. According to court documents, Kraft and Belichick were interviewed last...

Riverdale school board hosts special meeting next week

The Riverdale school board will host a special meeting on July 21. During the meeting, which will be held in the Riverdale Central Office’s board room, the board will then enter into executive session to discuss the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, demotion...

Ohio Judge Orders State To Sponsor Charter School

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio judge has ordered the state Department of Education to sponsor an inner-city charter school to keep it operating. Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Nadine Allen ruled that the DOE made it difficult for the VLT school to find a sponsor and that...

Cygnet man sentenced for threatening NB Schools

A letter writer who called himself “The Olde Bastard” threatened in September to blow up North Baltimore Schools. He mailed a similar note to village police a few days later. That second letter carried the trace imprint of his signature: Dwight W. Bower. Bower, 58, of Cygnet, was...

Northern Ohio City Allows Year Round Deer Hunting

AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a Lake Erie community in northern Ohio have voted to allow residents to kill deer year round with archery equipment in an attempt to cull the herd. Thanks to an ordinance passed by city council Monday night, Avon Lake residents will be able to...

Multiple Shootings Shake Toledo Neighborhood

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A north Toledo neighborhood is shaken after six people were shot there over the course of last weekend. Early Saturday, four teenagers were shot. Then on Sunday night, a 20-year-old man was shot while sitting in a vehicle, and a 53-year-old man was shot twice...