Absentee voting starts Wednesday

The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 7 election was Tuesday, and absentee voting for the election begins Wednesday. Early in-person absentee voting for the general election will begin Wednesday in the Hancock County election board’s office, which will be open the...

Burger King Tries To Burn Wendy’s With Its Own Spicy Nuggets

NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King is adding spicy nuggets to its menu and firing up a rivalry with burger chain Wendy’s, which pulled the peppery snack from most of its restaurants earlier this year. Burger King says its version of spicy nuggets will roll out nationwide this...

Dad Of Ohio Boy Who Died After Scalding Bath To Be Sentenced

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — The father of a 4-year-old Ohio boy who died after his stepmother put him in a scalding bath is set to be sentenced for involuntary manslaughter and child endangering. The that Robert Ritchie faces up to 11 years in prison when he is sentenced Tuesday in...

Weinstein accused of raping 3 women in New Yorker story

NEW YORK (AP) — The New Yorker reported Tuesday that Harvey Weinstein has previously raped three women, significantly intensifying the scandal surrounding the disgraced movie mogul. A representative for the mogul vehemently denied the allegations in a statement to the magazine....

Faculty Union OKs Tentative Agreement With Youngstown State

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The faculty union at Youngstown State University in northeast Ohio says union members have approved a tentative agreement for a three-year contract that includes salary increases. The Vindicator that faculty members approved the tentative agreement with...

Burger King tries to burn Wendy’s with its own spicy nuggets

NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King is adding spicy nuggets to its menu and firing up a rivalry with burger chain Wendy’s, which pulled the peppery snack from most of its restaurants earlier this year. Burger King said Tuesday that its version of spicy nuggets will roll out...

Police: Man Rushed At Responding Officers With Tomahawk

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police near Cincinnati say a naked man tried to use a tomahawk and bayonet to attack officers responding to a call at a home and is now charged with felonious assault. Colerain Township police say the 52-year-old man rushed toward officers and repeatedly asked...

Pissarro painting looted by Vichy regime fuels legal battle

PARIS (AP) — A painting by impressionist master Camille Pissarro that was looted by the Vichy regime during World War II is at the center of a legal battle in Paris. Two New York art collectors claim they had no knowledge of the painting’s dark history when they bought it...

Colorado-based Lucky’s Market selling CBD products

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado-based chain of natural food stores is selling products containing hemp-derived extracts containing the cannabis compound known as CBD. The Cannabist reported Monday that Lucky’s Market is selling nearly a dozen brands of CBD products at its 25...

Van Fleeing Police Crashes, Killing 2 Suspects In ATM Theft

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police in suburban Cleveland say a van that was used to steal an ATM crashed as it fled from officers, killing two of the four suspects riding in the vehicle. WEWS-TV reports that the weekend crash occurred after the van smashed into a gas station...