Rural house fire reported

Arlington Fire Department has responded to a rural house fire on Township Road 74, south of Findlay. Firefighters were called about 8 p.m. Neighbors say a chimney fire spread to a house. More details will be reported when they become available.

Woman Who Accused Trump Of Forced Kiss Running For Ohio Seat

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A woman who during the 2016 election accused President Donald Trump of sexually harassing her more than a decade ago is running for a seat in Ohio’s legislature. Former Trump Tower receptionist Rachel Crooks filed paperwork Monday to run as a Democrat...

Buried Backyard Body In Concrete Leads To Man’s Murder Case

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — A man is charged with murder after a body encased in concrete was found buried in an Ohio backyard. Twenty-seven-year-old Carl Spencer, of Hartville, was jailed on $5 million bond after his arraignment Monday in Massillon Municipal Court. Defense attorney...

Dead woman found on roadside in Cass Township

A dead woman was found Sunday along Cass Township 215 between Hancock County 18 and Hancock County 236, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. The woman was identified as 28-year-old Danielle Rice of Findlay. The sheriff’s office is investigating and considers the...

Boy Hospitalized After Fall Through Ice Of Frozen Ohio Pond

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 6-year-old boy who fell into a frozen Ohio pond was unresponsive when he was pulled from the water, and a police officer who tried to rescue him also was taken to a hospital. Columbus firefighters say the boy fell through ice on a pond near...

Greece: Government alleges official ties to drug bribery scandal

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it has evidence that senior politicians from the previous administration were involved in a bribery case in which Swiss drugmaker Novartis is accused of making illegal payments to fix prices and increase market access. Justice...

Russia: Caucasus region officials arrested for alleged fraud

MOSCOW (AP) — Several top officials in the province of Dagestan in Russia’s North Caucasus were arrested on embezzlement charges Monday, part of the Kremlin’s efforts to strengthen control over the volatile region. The Investigative Committee said acting regional...
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Lions hire Matt Patricia as coach, eyeing the Patriot Way

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions hired Matt Patricia on Monday, doubling down on the franchise’s hope it can copy the New England Patriots’ formula for success. The expected hiring of the defensive coordinator came a day after the Patriots lost to Philadelphia in the...

Eagles, Foles persevere in soaring to Super Bowl title

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — He has traveled a long road: starter and castoff, journeyman and backup. Now Nick Foles stands at the summit of his sport. How did it happen? Oh, sure, there was the mid-December injury to rising star Carson Wentz, with Foles stepping in and stepping up....

Bloody 24 hours as Syria, Russia escalate punishing attacks

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition rescue teams pulled babies from incubators in a hospital under attack, rushing them to safety in a pick-up truck. Elderly patients lay motionless on the ground and rescue workers searched for survivors in the rubble of a destroyed apartment...