Prosecutor: Suspect In Prison Stabbing 3-time Killer

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says one of the inmates suspected in the stabbing of an Ohio prison guard is a three-time convicted killer. Joe Hale is an assistant prosecutor in Scioto County. Hale says suspect Casey Pigge (pij) was removed from the Southern Ohio...

Authorities: Inmate Assaults Prison Correction Officer

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A spokeswoman for the union representing Ohio prison workers says an inmate has stabbed a prison guard, sending the guard to a hospital. The Dayton Daily News reports union spokeswoman Sally Meckling says a guard at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility...

High Court Won’t Block Deportation Of Cincinnati-area Man

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court justice is refusing to block the deportation of an immigrant in the Cincinnati area who has been helping care for a disabled child. Justice Elena Kagan on Wednesday denied an emergency appeal from 27-year-old Yancarlos Mendez without comment....

Seventh-grader Who Shot Himself In School Bathroom Dies

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio seventh-grader who died a day after shooting himself inside a middle school restroom had extra ammunition in his backpack. Police said Wednesday that it’s still too early to know whether the shooting was intentional or if the...

Venezuela opposition demands fair presidential election

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition threatened to boycott an election challenging socialist President Nicolas Maduro unless the government drops a ban on major candidates and takes other steps to ease fears it’s rigged, leaders said Wednesday. The...

Drought over: U.S. women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herself just winning an Olympic medal was no longer good enough. She wanted more. She wanted gold. Diggins dug deep, remembering all the years...

State witness turning point in Netanyahu corruption case

JERUSALEM (AP) — Now that one of Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest confidants has turned state witness, according to Israeli media reports Wednesday, it may mark a turning point for the beleaguered prime minister facing a slew of corruption allegations that could topple him from...

Hospitals overwhelmed by bombing blitz of Damascus suburbs

BEIRUT (AP) — Doctors in Syria’s rebel-controlled suburbs of Damascus said Wednesday they were unable to keep up with the staggering number of casualties, amid a ferocious bombing campaign by government forces that has targeted hospitals, apartment blocks and other civilian...

Mayor to give State of the City address on Feb. 27

Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik will give her State of the City Address at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Millstream Career Center, 1150 Broad Avenue. The address will be open to the public.

Judge dismisses class-action lawsuit by cities over tax collection plan

A judge in Franklin County Common Pleas Court dismissed a class-action lawsuit brought by about 160 municipalities challenging a new law that allows the State of Ohio to collect local business taxes. The City of Findlay was among the complainants. The ruling was announced this...