Fire at junior/senior high school disrupts classes in Fostoria

FOSTORIA — A fire in the boiler room of the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School on Tuesday morning forced school officials to cancel classes for the day for all Fostoria students, and close the building through the rest of the week. And in coming weeks, junior/senior high school...

Police Officer Sentenced For Drinking Alcohol At Gun Range

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati police officer has pleaded guilty to a probation violation of drinking alcohol during firearms training at a gun range. WXIX-TV reports the judge told 46-year-old Officer David Jenkins “you need to get a handle on it,” before sentencing...

Authorities: Woman Charged With Cruelty In Dogs’ Deaths

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio woman accused in the deaths of three dogs found dead due to neglect and cold weather and the malnourishment of four other dogs has been charged with animal cruelty. Butler County authorities say Melissa Damico was charged with three...

Allen Township names officers

VAN BUREN — The Allen Township trustees last Tuesday elected Ed Huffman as chairman for 2018 and Kevin Flanagan as vice chairman. Michael Stacy is the third trustee and Mark Schimmoeller is the fiscal officer. Regular meetings are scheduled for the first Tuesday of the...

Linda Slick

FOSTORIA — Linda Mae Slick, 71, of Fostoria, died Monday at Fireland Regional Health Center, Sandusky. She married Jimmy E. Slick Sr. and he survives. Also surviving is a daughter, Rhonda Slick, Fostoria; two sons, Jimmy E. Slick Jr., Fremont; Steven Touchstone in New York;...

U.S. ending protections for Salvadoran immigrants

By LUIS ALONSO LUGO and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s decision to end special protections for about 200,0000 Salvadoran immigrants filled many Salvadoran families with dread Monday, raising the possibility that they will be forced to...

Koreas say they’re hoping for breakthrough at border talks

By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — Senior officials from the rival Koreas said today they would try to achieve a breakthrough in their long-strained ties as they sat for rare talks at the border to discuss how to cooperate in next month’s Winter Olympics in...

Tillerson says Cuba still risky; FBI doubts sonic attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States would be “putting people intentionally in harm’s way” if it sent diplomats back to Cuba, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says in an Associated Press interview, even as a new FBI report casts doubt on the initial theory that Americans there...

College football: Roll Tide!

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer ATLANTA — To add another championship to the greatest dynasty college football has ever seen, Alabama turned to its quarterback of the future, and Tua Tagovailoa proved that his time is now. The freshman quarterback, who had played...

Hockey: Blue Jackets slip past Maple Leafs in overtime

TORONTO (AP) — Artemi Panarin scored 3:11 into overtime to help the Columbus Blue Jackets overcome a two-goal deficit and beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Monday night. Panarin took a pass off his skate and kicked it to his stick for the winner. Nick Foligno and Pierre-Luc...