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...

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...

Ohio State Student’s Killer Faces Possible Death Sentence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jurors are considering whether the man convicted in the kidnapping, rape and killing of an Ohio State University student should be sentenced to death. Thirty-year-old Brian Golsby was found guilty last week in the death of 21-year-old Reagan Tokes. Golsby...