Kroger Says It May Sell Its 780 Convenience Stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Supermarket operator Kroger says it is considering selling its gas station convenience stores, such as KwikShop, Loaf ‘N Jug and Turkey Hill Minit Markets. Kroger Co. says the business, which has more than 780 stores and 11,000 employees, would be more...

Findlay man sentenced to prison for sex offenses

A 60-year-old Findlay man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 months in prison for an incident that occurred with an 11-year-old on March 30 Jeffery Julien was also sentenced to five years of post-release control and court costs for importuning, a third-degree felony. He must also...

Chicago man pleads guilty in February motel murder

The first of three people charged in a February murder at a Findlay motel pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced charge in exchange for his cooperation against two co-defendants. Husam H. Coleman, 37, of Chicago, was convicted of voluntary manslaughter by Judge Reg Routson during...

QB Swap: Browns Replace Rookie Kizer With Hogan As Starter

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie DeShone Kizer has been replaced as Cleveland’s quarterback by backup Kevin Hogan, who will be the 28th different starter for the Browns since 1999. Kizer has regressed in recent weeks, throwing interceptions and prompting coach Hue Jackson to make a...

Russia’s dog-loving leader gets another puppy as gift

MOSCOW (AP) — Another summit, another dog. For the third time, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been given a puppy as a gift. This one is a Central Asian Shepherd bestowed by the president of Turkmenistan on Wednesday. Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov...

Eminem takes down Trump with profane lyrical tirade

Eminem has unleashed a profane lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump — saying he “came to stomp” and taking aim at Trump’s Twitter habits, policy, appearance and supporters. The rapper on Tuesday unveiled “The Storm,” a 4½-minute freestyle...

Documentary about anxiety taps Olympic icon Phelps

NEW YORK (AP) — A new documentary about anxiety argues that everyone to some extent suffers from stress, nerves and social fear. And, to make their point, the filmmakers have enlisted as Exhibit A the most decorated Olympian in history. Michael Phelps appears in...

UK film academy suspends Weinstein over sex allegations

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s film academy says it has suspended producer Harvey Weinstein over the multiple accusations of harassment and sexual assault against him that recently became public. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts said Wednesday that Weinstein was...

Rwanda ex-presidential candidate denies insurrection charge

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Former Rwanda presidential candidate Diane Rwigara is denying charges of insurrection and forgery that she says are linked to her criticism of the government’s human rights record. Rwigara appeared in court Wednesday in the capital, Kigali. She and...

Russia scores temporary win against U.S. on cybercrime suspect

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Russia on Wednesday won the latest round in a judicial tug-of-war with the U.S. over who should try a Russian cybercrime suspect arrested during a holiday in Greece. Last week, a panel of judges in the city of Thessaloniki agreed to send Alexander...