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Findlay accident injures McComb woman

A McComb woman was injured Friday afternoon in a two-car accident on Findlay’s West Trenton Avenue. Findlay police said Kelsey Morris, 29, was taken by ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital following the accident. Morris, who is pregnant, was taken to the hospital complaining of...

Harrison Street bridge reopens

The Ohio Department of Transportation says the Harrison Street bridge over I-75 in Findlay reopened to traffic today. According to ODOT, the rebuilt, longer overpass was set to open in March. However, crews completed work ahead of schedule. The bridge was replaced as part of the...

Teen Acknowledges Throwing Sandbag That Killed Car Passenger

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old boy in Ohio has acknowledged tossing a sandbag off an interstate overpass that killed a Michigan man riding in a car. The boy pleaded guilty Friday to murder and felonious assault charges in juvenile court in Toledo. The maximum penalty...

Brady returns to full practice, Gronk not ready yet

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady returned to full practice nine days before the Super Bowl, but tight end Rob Gronkowski is still recovering from a concussion. In the injury report issued on Friday, the team said neither Gronkowski nor defensive...

LeBron won’t tell All-Star order, jokes Westbrook last pick

INDEPENDENCE (AP) — LeBron James wouldn’t reveal the order he drafted players for his All-Star team. Kevin Love had an idea when he was chosen. “Probably dead last,” Love said, joking. “Kev would say that,” James said. Cleveland’s All-Stars...

Police say Canadian billionaire, wife apparently murdered

By ROB GILLIES Associated Press TORONTO — Police said Friday they believe Canadian drug-company billionaire businessman Barry Sherman and his wife were both murdered. Det. Sgt. Susan Gomes said investigators came to the conclusion after six weeks of investigation, but said there...

Secret report: Honduras’ new top cop helped cartel move coke

MEXICO CITY (AP) — When Jose David Aguilar Moran took over as Honduras’ new national police chief last week, he promised to continue reforming a law enforcement agency stained by corruption and complicity with drug cartels. But a confidential Honduran government security...

U.S. economy grew at solid 2.6 percent rate in fourth quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid rate of 2.6 percent in the final three months of last year, helped by the fastest consumer spending since the spring of 2016 and a big rebound in home construction. The fourth quarter advance in the gross domestic product, the...

Cosby lawyers: Prosecutors withheld, destroyed key evidence

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers have accused prosecutors of withholding and destroying evidence that they say could have helped the 80-year-old entertainer defend himself against charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004....

Michigan State athletic director retires over Nassar sex abuse

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University’s athletic director retired Friday, two days after the university president resigned over the school’s handling of sexual abuse allegations against its disgraced former sports doctor, Larry Nassar. Mark Hollis, who...