Youngstown State Gets 37 Steals In Record 134-46 Win

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Michael Akuchie scored 28 points and Youngstown State set school records for points scored and margin of victory in their 134-46 win over Division III member Franciscan University on Tuesday night. Garrett Covington added 16 points, eight assists and seven...

Bengals Sign Rookie RB Brian Hill Off Falcons Practice Squad

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals filled their need for a running back by signing Brian Hill off the Falcons practice squad Tuesday. Hill was a fifth-round pick from Wyoming. He started the season on Atlanta’s 53-man roster and played one game on special teams before he was...

Court Won’t Stop Execution Of Sick Inmate Who Needs Pillow

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio prepared on Tuesday to execute a sick inmate who will be provided a wedge-shaped pillow to help him breathe as he’s put to death this week. The U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop the execution of death row prisoner Alva Campbell, who appeared to...

Former state trooper accused of theft

A former State Highway Patrol trooper was among 14 people indicted Tuesday by a Hancock County grand jury. Dean W. Laubacher, 49, of Findlay, was charged with theft in office, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly stealing $764 from the State Highway Patrol on March 7, 2016....

Hines-Allen, Jones Lead No. 5 Louisville To Easy Win In WNIT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jazmine Jones and Myisha Hines-Allen scored 17 points each to lead No. 5 Louisville to a 90-55 victory over Toledo in a preseason women’s NIT quarterfinal game Tuesday night. The Cardinals (3-0) overcame a slow start offensively, but used a strong...

Lawsuit Seeks To Stop Work On Appalachian Gas Pipeline

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Environmental groups are taking another shot at trying to stop construction of a natural gas pipeline that will run across northern Ohio and into Michigan and Canada. The Sierra Club and others are behind a lawsuit filed Monday challenging a federal...

Treasury Chief Mnuchin Promotes GOP Tax Reform Plan In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO’-shin) has promoted Republican tax reform legislation during a visit to Ohio, saying the plan is “all about creating economic growth.” Speaking Tuesday at an Ohio Council of Retail Merchants...

Conservancy district to clear brush, trees along Blanchard in Findlay

DEFIANCE — The Maumee Watershed Conservancy District, Defiance, agreed Tuesday to seek bids to clear trees and brush from about 15 acres along the Blanchard River in Findlay, as part of its planned flood-control project in the city. The conservancy district board voted to seek...

Gunman picking random targets kills 4 in Northern California

RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) — A gunman choosing targets at random opened fire in a rural Northern California town Tuesday, killing four people at several sites and wounding others at an elementary school before police shot him dead, authorities said. The gunfire began around 8 a.m. in...

The Latest: Siblings Of Slain Ohio Teen To Witness Execution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a condemned inmate with multiple health problems set for execution Wednesday (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The state says the siblings of an Ohio teen slain during a carjacking two decades ago will witness the execution of their brother’s...