Coach: Youth Team’s ‘racist’ Jerseys Referenced Surnames

CINCINNATI (AP) — The coach of a teenage basketball team dismissed from a Cincinnati recreational league for wearing jerseys with racist names has questioned how the league handled the situation and says the monikers were variations of his players’ surnames. The team...
Big Ten Hoops Weekly, January 12th-2018

Big Ten Hoops Insider (1/12/18)

Big Ten Basketball Insider Weekly for January 12th Including + Story of the Week & Players of the Week | Weekend Spotlight | Ranking the B1G League  

UPDATE: Multiple accidents reported across county; Ohio 613 closed between Leipsic, McComb

As the snow and ice have started to fall across Hancock County, multiple accidents have occurred, including several cars crashing into utility poles: Ohio 613 is closed at Pleasant Township 117, between Leipsic and McComb, due to an accident, according to the Ohio Department of...

Wrong Vermilion: Louisiana Arrest Prompts Hate Mail To Ohio

VERMILION, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police department receiving angry emails and Facebook messages about the controversial arrest of a teacher is asking the senders to stop for one key reason: It actually happened in a similarly named community in Louisiana. Police in Vermilion, Ohio,...

University of Findlay cancelling on-campus classes, activities for remainder of day

Due to expected ice and snow this afternoon and evening, the University of Findlay has announced that all on-campus classes, events and campus offices will close at noon. Online classes for UF students will continue as scheduled, the university said.

Pilot Crash-lands In Yard, Unhurt But Done With Hobby Flying

WADSWORTH, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a pilot flying solo to an Ohio airport lost power in his small aircraft and crash-landed in someone’s backyard but escaped injury. Retiree Roger Keene was preparing to land at Wadsworth Municipal Airport west of Akron around midday...

With flu cases on the rise, area hospitals impose visitor limitations

Because of the recent increase in flu and other respiratory illnesses, Blanchard Valley Hospital and Bluffton Hospital have imposed visitor limitations. Children age 14 and younger are asked to refrain from visiting the hospital for the time being, to lessen the risk of exposing...
Spry Living Magazine with Debbie Allen exclusive!

Spry Living January Magazine

Spry Living Magazine January jam-packed issue, with Debbie Allen exclusive interview Spry Living Magazine is a resource for common sense health, wellness and lifestyle advice and inspiring, real-life success stories.

Cincinnati Zoo’s 16-year-old Silverback Gorilla Dies

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials at the Cincinnati Zoo say a 16-year-old gorilla has died. The zoo says in a Facebook post that the female silverback, Anju, died from heart failure Wednesday. Zoo officials say they noticed the gorilla becoming lethargic and gaining weight late...

Man Accused Of Fatally Shooting Wife Faces Murder Charge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of fatally shooting his wife in the head on New Year’s Eve is scheduled to be arraigned on murder and assault charges. Sean Newman’s arraignment is set for Friday in Columbus. Franklin County’s prosecutor says Newman was...