Hayward From Hospital: ‘It Hurts Me That I Can’t Be There’

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics forward Gordon Hayward sent a video message from his hospital bed before the team’s home opener, telling Boston fans: “It hurts me that I can’t be there.” The crowd at the TD Garden for the Celtics’ game against the Milwaukee...

Motorcyclist injured in accident

A motorcyclist was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Crystal Avenue Wednesday night, the Findlay Police Department reported. According to police, Brandon Silver, 23, of Findlay, was driving a 1998 Harley-Davidson, north on Crystal Avenue, just north of East Melrose Avenue, at...

Stevens: Full Recovery, But No Timetable For Hayward Return

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens says Gordon Hayward is expected to make a full recovery from the gruesome injury he sustained in the team’s opener. They just don’t know how long it will take yet. Stevens told reporters before the Celtics’ home...

Ouch! Bengals Newcomers Get Crash Course In Steelers Rivalry

CINCINNATI (AP) — One of the NFL’s edgiest rivalries is getting passed onto the next generation of Bengals. Nine rookies will see firsthand why so much has been made of these high-stakes games with the Steelers. It won’t take them long on Sunday to realize this game...

3 educators win Golden Apple Awards

Jill Erickson, Kelly Cheney and Lisa Saums won Golden Apple Awards on Wednesday in an awards dinner at Winebrenner Seminary. The annual awards are presented to top educators by the Findlay Rotary Club. Erickson is a high school history teacher at Liberty-Benton. Cheney is an...

Suspect In Fatal Shootings Of 4, Including Boy, Is Indicted

IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — A man suspected in the deadly Ohio shootings of a 7-year-old boy and three other relatives and a related non-fatal stabbing has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder and attempted murder. Twenty-three-year-old Arron Lawson was arrested Oct. 13...

Ohio Seeks Technology Ideas To Solve National Opioid Crisis

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio launched an $8 million effort Wednesday to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis that has touch scores of families, including that of Columbus mother Jacqueline Lewis, who said solutions can’t come too...

Hite admits ‘inappropriate’ behavior; was pushed to resign

Former state Sen. Cliff Hite admitted today that inappropriate behavior with a female state employee contributed to his decision to resign. Senate President Larry Obhof said he “strongly suggested” to Hite that he resign after Obhof heard about allegations of sexual...

NFL Will Stage Draft In Dallas Next April

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL draft is headed for Dallas. Well, for AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, which the Cowboys call home. It’s the first time the draft will happen in an NFL stadium. The Cowboys will host the 2018 draft in April. Virtually every NFL city, plus the...