Osborn Avenue bridge to close periodically starting Wednesday

The Osborn Avenue bridge over the Blanchard River will be closing periodically between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. starting Wednesday, according to the Hancock County Engineer’s Office. Work to finish the bridge project is expected to be done over the next several weeks.

ONU unveils Martin Luther King Jr. statue

ADA — In a new statue unveiled Tuesday on the campus of Ohio Northern University, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is portrayed as many might think of him: dressed in a suit, standing at a podium speaking. But that isn’t the only way to remember the civil rights leader, who spoke...

GOP Leaders Made Trip With Lobbyists, Ohio Speaker Who Quit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican legislative leaders from at least four states have acknowledged taking part in a London summer trip with lobbyists and an Ohio speaker who resigned last week citing questioning by federal investigators about his activities. Minnesota Speaker Kurt...

Defense Asks Judge To Lift House Arrest For Teen Suspect

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Defense attorneys are asking a judge to lift house arrest for a teen facing trial on charges she killed and buried her newborn baby near her family’s southwestern Ohio home. Attorneys for 19-year-old Brooke Skylar Richardson filed a motion Monday in...

Online Charter School Heads Back To Court In Funding Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio online charter school that was one of the nation’s largest before it suspended operations amid a legal fight with the state is filing another appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court. The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow is looking to overturn a...

1 dead in crash near Fostoria

FOSTORIA — One person was killed and two others injured in a two-vehicle crash on Ohio 199 near Fostoria Tuesday morning, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. Brianna Reed, 22, of Dublin, was southbound on Ohio 199 in a Honda Civic when the car collided with a...

Cleanup Begins After Western Lake Erie’s Waves Swamps Shore

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Residents along western Lake Erie’s shoreline in Ohio and Michigan are cleaning up from flooding. High winds over the weekend pushed the lake’s waters into homes and sent waves crashing onto roadways. In Ohio, flooding deposited logs and other...

Ex-Jet Nick Mangold, One Of NFL’s Best Centers, Retires

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Jets center Nick Mangold has retired after an 11-year career in which he established himself as one of the NFL’s best at his position. The 34-year-old Mangold he will sign a one-day contract with the Jets to retire as a member of the team....

Kucinich Financial Report Omitted Speech Details

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio ethics officials have asked former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIH’-nich), a Democratic candidate for governor, to provide missing information from his state financial disclosure statement about groups that paid him to speak last year. The Ohio...