Public Health building remains in the talking stage

It looks like Hancock Public Health’s request for help to finance a new building is headed for further committee discussion. A Findlay City Council committee on inter-government relations met in late February to discuss the request, and has recommended that city administrators,...

Man Whose Infant Daughter Found Dead On Closet Shelf Charged

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio man whose 3-month old daughter was found dead on a closet shelf in his apartment has been charged with murder. A judge in Newark set bond for 25-year-old Ryan Mosholder at $1 million Tuesday. Court records don’t indicate whether...

QB Derby Injects Urgency Into Spring Practice For Buckeyes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A three-way quarterback derby promises to lend some intrigue to Ohio State’s spring practice that opened on Tuesday morning. Other key position battles will take place in the preseason, but none will be more talked about than the competition that could...

Whirlpool appoints new plant leader

Ramsey Aljahmi has been named Findlay plant leader for Whirlpool Corp. Aljahmi has been director of operations in Findlay. Dale Laws, who has been Findlay plant leader, will become the vice president, laundry and dish with overall responsibility for Findlay Operations, Clyde...

Outgoing president proposes new constitution for Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet is ending her term with an ambitious proposal for a new constitution that would ensure equal pay for men and women and strengthen guarantees of the right to strike. Bachelet sent the proposal to Congress on Tuesday, just...

Brazil court rejects Lula da Silva’s request to avoid jail

SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is a step closer to prison. A panel of judges on Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected da Silva’s request for an injunction that would prevent him from being imprisoned as he...

Longtime NFL refs Hochuli, Triplette retire; Hochuli’s son replaces him

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL referees Ed Hochuli and Jeff Triplette are retiring. One of the replacements will be former back judge Shawn Hochuli, Ed’s son. The other is former side judge Alex Kemp. Ed Hochuli, among the most recognizable of NFL officials because of his muscular...

Vettel fastest with Ferrari as F1 tests resume in Spain

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel got off to a good start as the final week of Formula One testing began on Tuesday, setting the fastest time and running the most laps at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona on Tuesday. Vettel showed Ferrari’s strength by...

Russian plane crash in Syria kills 39 servicemen

BEIRUT (AP) — A Russian military cargo plane crashed near an air base in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 39 Russian servicemen on board in a blow to Russian operations in Syria. The Russian military quickly insisted the plane was not shot down and blamed the crash on a technical...

Cosby wants to block accusers, but show settlement to jury

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers fought Tuesday to block a parade of women from testifying against him at his upcoming sexual assault retrial, saying the accusers are peddling “ancient allegations” that would prejudice the jury against the 80-year-old...