3 Ohio Senate candidates spar at forum

Craig Kupferberg of Findlay, a candidate in the three-way Republican primary for the Ohio Senate’s 1st District seat, wasted no time tonight challenging incumbent state Sen. Robert McColley, R-Napoleon, on the current state of GOP leadership in Columbus. Kupferberg, McColley, and...

Some GOP Officials Urge Charges For Women Who Get Abortions

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as officials in Republican-dominant states push legislation that would punish both doctors and patients, even though such laws are likely unconstitutional. In Idaho, Republicans competing in a...

More road resurfacing work approved

The Hancock County commissioners on Thursday approved spending over $1 million in local funds to pay for county and township road resurfacing work this year. Last week, the commissioners approved more than $1.5 million in county/township road repaving projects, using state Public...

Caps Top Blue Jackets 4-1 To Even Series At 2 Games Each

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists, and Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Thursday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece. Tom Wilson and Alexander Ovechkin each had a...

Michigan Sues Company Over Great Lakes Power Cable Damage

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has sued the company he says damaged electric cables and oil pipelines in a Great Lakes channel by dragging a tugboat anchor across them. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Ingham County Circuit Court against...

Under Wraps: Browns GM Dorsey Keeping Draft Plans Private

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns general manager John Dorsey is old-school cool, from his wardrobe to keeping his plans for the upcoming NFL draft private. He’s not tipping his hand. “You know,” Dorsey said, “a man once told me: Don’t show all your cards at...

Tigers 13, Orioles 8

E_Beckham (3). DP_Detroit 2. LOB_Baltimore 7, Detroit 8. 2B_Mancini (4), M.Machado (7), A.Jones 3 (4), Beckham (4), M.Cabrera (5), V.Martinez (5), J.Iglesias (4). 3B_Martin (1), J.Iglesias (1). HR_M.Machado 2 (5), C.Davis (2), Martin (2), Candelario (3). HBP_by Wright Jr....

Judge Not Ready To Free Confessed Killer With Release Deal

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A judge in Ohio says she needs more information before deciding whether to release a man who confessed to a string of rapes and murders under a decades-old plea deal. The judge in Toledo said Thursday she wants Nathaniel Cook to undergo another evaluation that...

Convicted Ex-high School Athlete Wants Off Sex Offender List

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A judge has heard arguments about whether a man convicted as a juvenile of raping a 16-year-old girl should be removed from Ohio’s sex offender registry. Judge Thomas Lipps held the hearing Thursday in Juvenile Court in Steubenville to consider the...

Teen Denies Charges In Death Of Ohio Woman, 98

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old boy has denied aggravated murder and other juvenile charges filed against him in the death of a 98-year-old woman found by police inside a closet at her northeast Ohio home. The teen made an appearance in a video link Wednesday in Medina County...