Blaze destroys Fostoria house

FOSTORIA — A Fostoria house was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning, the Fostoria Fire Division reported. Fostoria firefighters were called to 231 Sandusky St. at 12:19 a.m. Fire Chief Brian Herbert said crews found the residence fully engulfed, with flames emitting from the...

Teacher Charged In Alleged Sexual Misconduct With Student

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio high school teacher accused of sexual misconduct with a student has been charged. Hilary Dattilo pleaded not guilty Tuesday to sexual battery and contributing to the unruliness or delinquency of a child. A judge set bond at $5,000 for...

Coal CEO Blasts Federal Agency’s Decision On Power Grid

WASHINGTON (AP) — A decision by an independent energy agency to reject the Trump administration’s plan to bolster the coal industry could lead to more closures of coal-fired power plants and the loss of thousands of jobs, a top coal executive said Tuesday. Robert Murray,...

Moses, Persons Fuel Ball State Comeback Over Ohio, 75-68

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Trey Moses and Tayler Persons each scored 16 points and Ball State used a big second-half run to take the lead and post a 75-68 win over Ohio in a Mid-America Conference battle Tuesday night. James Gollon drilled 3-pointer as time expired to send Ohio into...

Harris, Perkins Net 17 Each, Lead Buffalo Past Akron 87-65

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jeremy Harris and Nick Perkins scored 17 points apiece and C.J. Massinburg had a double-double to lead Buffalo to an 87-65 win over Akron on Tuesday night. Massinburg had 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulls (11-5, 3-0 Mid-American Conference), who had six...

Ringo Leads Miami (OH) To 80-69 Win Over Kent St

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Darrian Ringo scored 16 points, including 12 in the first half when Miami (Ohio) built a big lead, and added seven assists to guide the RedHawks to an 80-69 victory over Kent State on Tuesday night. Nike Sibande finished with 17 points and six rebounds for the...

Teen Pleads No Contest To Conspiracy Charge In School Threat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A teenage boy who authorities say plotted a mass shooting at an Ohio high school has pleaded no contest to a charge of conspiracy to commit murder. Seventeen-year-old John Staley III entered the plea Tuesday in a Columbus courtroom. Authorities say Staley...

Associated Press Girls State Basketball Poll

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the Associated Press polls. by OHSAA divisions. with win-loss record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): Others receiving 12 or more points: Cin. Walnut Hills...

The Latest: Kucinich To Talk Ohio Governor Race Within Days

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the race for Ohio governor (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A spokesman for former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIH’-nich) says the Democrat plans to provide more details on whether he plans to run for Ohio governor “over the next...

Judge Urges Action On ‘100 Percent Manmade’ Opioid Crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has likened the nation’s opioid epidemic to the deadly 1918 flu pandemic while noting the drug crisis is “100 percent manmade.” Judge Dan Polster is urging participants on all sides of lawsuits against drugmakers and...