House Explosion Reported In Far Northeast Ohio

ORWELL, Ohio (AP) — Authorities responding to a report of a house explosion in far northeast Ohio say one person is unaccounted for and injuries were reported. An explosion was reported Wednesday evening in the village of Orwell, roughly 45 miles east of Cleveland. Orwell Fire...

Boy, 14, Suspected Of Killing Baby Sister In Ohio

READING, Ohio (AP) — Police in suburban Cincinnati say a 14-year-old boy suspected of killing his infant stepsister by intentionally smothering her is in custody at a juvenile facility. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports a detective wrote in a sworn statement that the teenager said...

Grissom Air Base Tankers Back After Runway Project

PERU, Ind. (AP) — The tankers of the 434th Air Refueling Wing have begun returning to Grissom Air Reserve Base in northern Indiana after the refurbishing of a runway. Wing Commander Col. Doug Schwartz says the 15 KC-135R Stratotankers that were temporarily redeployed to...

Ohio AG’s Filings Are Preview In Gay Marriage Case

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office is urging an appeals court to reject arguments that the state should have to recognize gay marriage, saying that decision should be left to voters. The arguments were filed Tuesday in the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...

1 Of Pennsylvania’s Most Wanted Captured In Ohio

YORK, Pa. (AP) — A man accused of the rape of two children who was also one of Pennsylvania’s 10 most wanted fugitives is in custody after a three-year search. The U.S. Marshals Service said Wednesday that the man, Shawn Kevin Fake, was arrested in Warren, Ohio, and...

Ohio Woman Accused Of Stealing, Selling Guide Dog

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman suspected of taking a guide dog from a blind woman’s backyard and selling the animal has been indicted on a theft charge. A grand jury indicted 21-year-old Bonnie Ritchie of Dayton on Wednesday. She’s charged with theft from a...

Source: Cavs, James Jones Agree On Minimum Deal

LeBron James won’t be the only player moving from Miami to Cleveland next season. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Heat free agent James Jones will be joining James with the Cavaliers. Jones and the Cavaliers agreed to terms on a...

Coroner called after body found in Fostoria reservoir

Emergency personnel have recovered a body from Reservoir 2 (Lake Mottram) in Fostoria after getting a call about 6:10 p.m. of a male jumping in and not resurfacing. The Hancock County coroner has been called to the scene. Police believe the subject is a 21-year-old male with a...

Fire reported at Whittier school dumpster

A minor fire was reported at 5:40 p.m. today on the Whittier Primary School property on Wyandot Street in Findlay. The fire was contained to a dumpster near the school and the cause of the fire is unknown, said the Findlay Fire Department. There was no damage to the school,...

Health Chief: No Fast Answer To Drilling Questions

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The head of Pennsylvania’s Department of Health said Wednesday that its experts are responding to health complaints related to natural gas drilling, but there is no quick and easy way to answer questions about the issue. Health Secretary Michael Wolf told...