Prep Basketball: BVC/PCL all-star game is Sunday

A total of 41 area seniors will be on the floor Sunday when the fourth annual Blanchard Valley Conference/Putnam County League All-Star Basketball games take place at the University of Findlay’s Croy Gymnasium. The girls game will begin at 5 p.m. with the boys game set for...

Teen Who Pleaded Guilty In Dad’s Fatal Shooting Sentenced

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting her father has been sentenced to juvenile prison until she’s 21. The 15-year-old was sentenced on Monday in Butler County Juvenile Court. She pleaded guilty last month to a murder charge. She...

Atkinson Scores In OT To Lift Blue Jackets Past Bruins, 5-4

BOSTON (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored 2:55 into overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-4 victory over Boston on Monday night for their eighth straight victory, spoiling a splendid NHL debut for Bruins forward Ryan Donato. Sonny Milano, Boone Jenner, Thomas Vanek and Artemi...

Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Tuesday, Mar. 20. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Columbus bureau is reachable at...

Browns Tackle Joe Thomas Calls It A Career

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Joe Thomas joked about his former coaches, thanked many of his ex-teammates and playfully referred to himself as a mushroom. The 10-time Pro Bowl selection commanded the room — and kept his emotions in check — until the final moments of his retirement news...

School Official Convicted Of Sex Contact With Girl Sentenced

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school superintendent convicted of sexual contact with a young girl has been sentenced to more than four years in prison. Fifty-two-year-old Patrick O’Donnell was sentenced to 4 1/2 years on a gross sexual imposition count Monday in...

Man Pleads Guilty To Charges Over Shootout That Hurt 2 Cops

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of wounding two police officers during a September shootout at a Cleveland-area car dealership has pleaded guilty to felonious assault on a peace officer and resisting arrest. Thirty-one-year-old Timmothy Schmidt, of Willoughby Hills,...
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VIDEO: Findlay’s last brick-paved street becoming history

A section of Park Street between Lima and Hancock streets is the city’s last brick-paved section of roadway, and as of Monday, crews working to install a new waterline were resigning it to the history books.

$1.8M Settlement Proposed For Teen Hurt When Fair Ride Broke

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman critically injured in a deadly ride accident at the Ohio State Fair would get nearly $1.8 million in a proposed settlement of her claims against the ride operator and companies that had inspected it. A carriage on the spinning, swinging Fire Ball...

University Of Dayton Leader: Street Crowd Assaulted Police

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The president of the University of Dayton has scolded students for disrespecting and attacking police who tried to clear a rowdy street crowd during St. Patrick’s Day revelry near the Ohio campus. In a letter sent to students, university President Eric...