The Latest: Board Questions Killer’s Tough Upbringing Claims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a condemned killer asking the Ohio Parole Board for mercy (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Some members of the Ohio Parole Board have questioned how much weight they should give a condemned killer’s tough upbringing when deciding whether to...

BIG TEN SPOTLIGHT: True Freshmen Getting On-job Training

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Seven weeks into the season and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor seems to be adapting just fine to college football. At Illinois, a bumper crop of first-year players are getting on-the-job training about the rigors of the Big Ten. The process of...

Small business winners named

Ohio Logistics, Bowers Heating & Cooling and Ken Schroeder of FriendsOffice were among those honored today in 2017 Small Business Awards. The awards program was sponsored by the Findlay-Hancock County Alliance’s Chamber of Commerce and Findlay Publishing Co. Winners included:...

Killer Of Teen Asks Board To Spare Life, Cites Bad Health

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned inmate scheduled to die next month for killing a teenage boy is in such poor health he should be spared, according to attorneys who are asking Ohio’s governor for mercy for their client. Death row prisoner Alva Campbell uses a walker,...

Bruno Mars leads American Music Awards nominees with 8

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars is the top nominee with eight nods at the American Music Awards, while The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd all earned five nominations apiece. The nominations were announced Thursday for the fan-voted American Music...

Here comes earnings season: Brace for a slowdown in growth

NEW YORK (AP) — Earnings reporting season is getting underway, and Wall Street is getting ready to be underwhelmed. Profit growth likely slowed sharply in the summer for U.S. companies after hurricanes and other natural disasters caused big damage. Analysts are forecasting weaker...

Twitter suspends account of Weinstein victim and critic Rose McGowan

NEW YORK (AP) — Rose McGowan’s Twitter account has been suspended, temporarily muting a central figure in the allegations against Harvey Weinstein. McGowan said late Wednesday that Twitter had suspended her from tweeting after the social media company said she broke its...

Browns-Texans Capsule

CLEVELAND (0-5) at HOUSTON (2-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE — Texans by 10 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Cleveland 1-4, Houston 3-2 SERIES RECORD — Texans lead 5-3 LAST MEETING — Texans beat Browns 23-7, Nov. 16, 2014 LAST WEEK — Browns lost to Jets 17-14; Texans lost to Chiefs...

Hospital Revives Toddler Who Tested Positive For Opioids

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say hospital workers used three doses of the overdose drug naloxone to revive a 1½-year-old boy who tested positive for opioids. The child’s mother tells police in Toledo that her older son saw the toddler put a bag in his mouth that he...

Winds expected to drive next wave of deadly California fires

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Gusting winds and dry air forecast for Thursday could drive the next wave of devastating wildfires that are already well on their way to becoming the deadliest and most destructive in California history. Winds up to 45 mph were expected to pummel areas north...