U.S. 224 crash injures Tiffin man

NEW RIEGEL — A Tiffin man was taken by medical helicopter to a Toledo hospital following a car-truck accident at the U.S. 224-Ohio 587 intersection Tuesday afternoon. The Fremont post of the State Highway Patrol said Randall Eckert, 53, of Tiffin, was traveling west on U.S. 224...

Australian man with British title to stay jailed in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Australian man who identifies himself as the 13th Duke of Manchester will remain jailed in Las Vegas at least until next month, pending possible resolution of felony false police report and burglary charges. Alexander Montagu-Manchester, 53, said nothing...

Senators want info on driver of bus that crashed, killing 2

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana’s U.S. senators and the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman are asking the Department of Homeland Security for information about the man identified as the driver of a bus that hit a firetruck and other vehicles in Louisiana, killing two...

Charges filed to fire 5 officers in Chicago police shooting

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has filed formal administrative charges to fire the officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014. Johnson filed charges Tuesday to fire Officer Jason Van Dyke along with four other officers who...

New York-Penn League

___ Auburn at Brooklyn, 7:00 p.m. Connecticut 6, Staten Island 4 Aberdeen 6, State College 1 West Virginia 3, Batavia 2 Hudson Valley at Lowell, 7:05 p.m. Williamsport 10, Mahoning Valley 3 Vermont 7, Tri-City 1 Auburn at Brooklyn, 7:00 p.m. Connecticut at Staten Island, 7:00...

Frontier League

___ Lake Erie 4, Joliet 3 River City at Florence, 7:05 p.m. Traverse City 1, Schaumburg 0 Evansville at Normal, 7:35 p.m. Washington at Windy City, 8:05 p.m. Southern Illinois at Gateway, 8:05 p.m. River City at Florence, 10:35 a.m. Joliet at Lake Erie, 7:05 p.m. Schaumburg at...

Obama Cuts Short Sentences Of 3 Federal Inmates From Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — President Barack Obama has commuted the prison sentences of 111 federal inmates convicted of nonviolent drug offenses, including three from northeast Ohio. Obama has called for phasing out strict sentences for drug offenses. The White House says Obama has granted...

Medical marijuana law leaves ‘gray area’

Ohio’s medical marijuana law goes into effect on Sept. 8, but the “rules of the game” have yet to be determined, according to Zach Thomas, director of education for Hancock County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services. Thomas, in conjunction with the Hancock County...

Mets scratch Matz (shoulder) for Thursday; Walker still out

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Matz is not ready to come off the disabled list, and the New York Mets have scratched him from his scheduled start Thursday night against Miami. The rookie left-hander, sidelined with tightness in his pitching shoulder, said he...

US evaluating Taliban video of captive couple in Afghanistan

AP Photo/Bill Gorman WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kill them and their children unless the Kabul government ends...