Council debate over street vacation not over

Findlay City Council was told tonight it has no choice but to allow the vacation of two undeveloped streets to become law, even though debate over the decision is still raging. At tonight’s regular meeting of council, Councilwoman Holly Frische, R-1, said she has learned of...

Gordon slams Gulf Coast with tropical-force winds, rain

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Gordon has begun hurling tropical storm-force winds onshore along the Alabama and western Florida Panhandle coastline. The National Hurricane Center says the core of Tropical Storm Gordon was still about 75 miles (125 kilometers) southeast of Biloxi,...

Santana HR jump-starts Phils, beat Miami 9-4 to end skid

Sep. 4, 2018 10:31 PM EDT MIAMI (AP) — Carlos Santana homered to start a four-run first inning and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Miami 9-4 Tuesday. Jake Arrieta (10-9) struck out a season-high 11 and earned his first win since July...

Trenton Avenue collision hurts 1

One person was injured in a three-vehicle accident on West Trenton Avenue on Tuesday afternoon, Findlay police reported. According to police, Sarah Ramsey, 23, of Findlay, was stopped for a red light at the Northridge Road intersection at 3:53 p.m. when her foot slipped off the...

North Korean parade a tricky prelude to inter-Korean summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As North Korea prepares for a massive parade Sunday featuring thousands of goose-stepping soldiers and lots of scary-looking missiles, some potentially capable of reaching the U.S. mainland, worry is rising in South Korea that a tentative, hard-won...

Findlay crash injures Mount Blanchard man

A Mount Blanchard man was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday night in the 900 block of Findlay’s Vincent Street. Findlay police reported that James Steen, 66, of Findlay, was driving a 2003 Honda Civic south on Vincent Street at 8:48...

In Mass. House race, Pressley wins fight for ‘soul’ of party

BOSTON (AP) — Ayanna Pressley is all but assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, the latest example of the Democratic Party’s embrace of diversity and progressive politics as the recipe for success in the Trump era. The...

Mystics earn 1st trip to WNBA Finals, beating Dream 86-81

Sep. 4, 2018 10:21 PM EDT ATLANTA (AP) — The Washington Mystics overcame a quiet night from Elena Delle Donne to earn a trip to the WNBA Finals for the first time in franchise history, holding off the Atlanta Dream 86-81 in the decisive fifth game of their semifinal series...

Stanek 1st rookie in 75 years to start consecutive games

Sep. 4, 2018 10:20 PM EDT TORONTO (AP) — Ryne Stanek became the first rookie pitcher in 75 years to start consecutive games and combined with six relievers on a three-hitter in Tampa Bay’s 4-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night, which extended the...

Marte's homer, Polanco's double send Pirates past Reds 7-3

Sep. 4, 2018 10:13 PM EDT Marte’s homer, Polanco’s double send Pirates past Reds 7-3 By ALAN SAUNDERS Associated Press BC-BBN–Reds-Pirates <!– –> Gene J. Puskar, ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) — Starling Marte hit a two-run homer,...