Racket-smashing Djokovic Reaches Cincinnati Semifinals

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Novak Djokovic destroyed a racket to get on track and took another step toward the title that has eluded him. Enraged by his poor play in the opening set, Djokovic slammed his racket on the court and rallied for a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Milos Raonic on...

Investigators To Give Ohio St Report On Meyer Next Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says factfinders investigating coach Urban Meyer’s handling of domestic abuse allegations against a former assistant will deliver a report to university leaders sometime next week. The school announced Friday that the investigation will wrap...

DA: Teen Who Stopped Attack Was Taught To Shoot By Late Dad

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A teenage girl drew upon gun training from her late father to fatally shoot an abusive boyfriend who was strangling her mother earlier this month in North Carolina, a prosecutor said Friday. Steven Kelley, 46, was found dead by deputies who responded Aug. 8...

Federer, Djokovic, Halep Win Rain-delayed Matches, Reach QFs

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep made quick work of their rain-delayed matches Friday afternoon and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open, facing the daunting challenge of playing a few hours later in extremely humid...

Crash reported south of Upper Sandusky

UPPER SANDUSKY — The Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a three-vehicle injury accident on U.S. 23 southbound at County Highway 62, south of Upper Sandusky. The crash was reported at 7:21 p.m. More details will be reported when they become...

Sheriff: Mom’s Boyfriend Shot By Teen Had Abusive History

FOREST CITY, N.C. (AP) — A man fatally shot by a teenager while strangling the girl’s mother had previously terrorized the woman by firing a gun in their house and also faced domestic violence accusations in two other states, North Carolina authorities say. Steven Kelley,...

Halep Beats Barty In First Of 2 Matches In Cincinnati

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Top-ranked Simona Halep won the first of two scheduled matches Friday at the Western & Southern Open, edging 16th-seeded Ashleigh Barty 7-5, 6-4. Halep will face unseeded Lesia Tsurenko in a quarterfinal match after rain delayed matches on Thursday. Barty,...

AP Source: Browns, Dez Bryant Still Talking But No Deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dez Bryant and the Browns are in a holding pattern. The free agent wide receiver concluded his visit with Cleveland on Friday without agreeing to a contract, but “conversations continue” between the sides, a person familiar with negotiations told The...

Ohio’s Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly From June To July

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say Ohio’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from June to July. The state’s unemployment rate rose from 4.5 percent in June to 4.6 percent last month. The rate stood at 5.1 percent in June 2017. The national...
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VIDEO: New additions debut at Riverside Park

Two new additions have recently debuted at Riverside Park in Findlay: the new StoryWalk, and a monument celebrating Findlay’s new friendship city agreement with Kawaguchi, Japan.