US factory orders up record 10.5 percent in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Business orders for U.S. factory goods shot up by a record amount in July, reflecting a surge in demand in the volatile category of commercial aircraft. But outside of transportation, orders actually fell slightly during the month although the setback was...

Banks to be required to hold ‘liquid’ assets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are set to require big banks to keep enough high-quality assets on hand to survive during a severe downturn, the latest move under congressional mandate to lessen the likelihood of another financial meltdown. The Federal Reserve and two...
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Sam’s 2nd chance comes on Cowboys’ practice squad

St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam (96) looks up at the scoreboard from the sidelines during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Miami Dolphins, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Rams 14-13. (AP Photo/Lynne...
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Europe to have 5 vice captains for Ryder Cup

FILE – This is a Monday, Oct. 4, 2010 file photo of Europe team member Padraig Harrington as he holds the trophy after winning the 2010 Ryder Cup golf tournament as teammates Rory McIlroy, second right, and Ross Fisher, right, look on at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport,...

Miranda Lambert has record-tying 9 CMA nominations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Miranda Lambert released the most ambitious album of her career earlier this year and Country Music Association voters responded by giving her a record-tying load of nominations. Lambert has nine nominations for the 48th CMA Awards, tying her own...

Report: Grob CEO’s plane on fire before crash

A small plane flown by a Grob Systems executive apparently caught fire before crashing in Hancock County and killing both people aboard, a federal investigation has found. A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board said witnesses saw fire prior to the July...

On Deck: It’s girls night out

It’s girls night out. There is plenty of girls soccer and volleyball on tonight’s local sports schedule and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you here at The Courier. There’s a full slate of volleyball action in the Blanchard Valley Conference tonight. Three BVC...

Crew reconstructs shooting inside Ohio Wal-Mart

BEAVERCREEK (AP) — Ohio investigators were working overnight inside a Dayton-area Wal-Mart store to reconstruct last month’s fatal shooting of gun-wielding suspect by police. Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation personnel were working in the Beavercreek store early...

4 Ohio men fatally beaten in 4 separate Bucyrus homes

BUCYRUS (AP) — Authorities in Bucyrus are trying to figure out why four men were fatally beaten in four separate homes. A suspect is in custody but hasn’t been charged. Police said the slayings are likely related, but they don’t know if the men knew each other. Two...

Ohio man kills himself after pot field discovered

ASHVILLE (AP) — Sheriff’s officials in central Ohio say officers investigating a marijuana growing operation confronted an armed man who fatally shot himself after a standoff. The Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office said they were searching for marijuana growing...