Hass’ Free Throws Lift Bucknell Over UMES 58-55

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Chris Hass’ three free throws with 5 seconds left lifted Bucknell to a 58-55 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Tuesday at the Progressive Legends Classic. The Bison (2-4) blew a 15-point halftime lead, and baskets by Mike Myers and Ishaq Pitt gave...

Arkansas, Mississippi gay marriage bans overturned

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas and Mississippi became the latest two states Tuesday to have their gay marriage bans overturned by federal judges, but there are no rushes to the altar as both orders are on hold so the states can consider appeals. Like several states, Arkansas...

Protests against Ferguson decision grow across U.S.

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb. Peaceful...

Protesters return to riot-scarred Ferguson streets

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters returned to the riot-scarred streets of Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after crowds looted businesses and set fire to buildings in a night of rage against a grand jury’s decision not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown....

Blood drives slated in December

The American Red Cross has scheduled several area blood drives in December, including: Monday — St. John Lutheran Church, G-023 Ohio 65, Deshler, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Patrick Henry High School, 6-9000 Ohio 18, Hamler, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 3 — Upper Sandusky Elks lodge,...

Open Arms chosen

Open Arms Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services has been selected by LaRiche Toyota-Subaru as its hometown charity for the Share the Love program. Share the Love allows Subaru retailers to select charities in their community to be included in a list of organizations that new...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; cardio energizer, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 9:30-10:20 a.m.; water...

UF basketball: UF women win 74-66 in season opener

CALIFORNIA, Pa. — The University of Findlay sizzled in the first half, making more than 65 percent of its shots in opening a nine-point lead, and the Oilers got a huge boost from Margaret Wuebker down the stretch in knocking off No. 22-ranked California (Pa.) College 74-66...

College basketball: ONU women defeat Defiance

ADA — Ohio Northern went on a 19-0 run in the second half Tuesday as the Polar Bears cruised past Defiance College 71-48 in a nonconference women’s basketball game. Karissa Steffas and Britt Lauck each score a team-high 13 points for ONU (4-1), while Jordan Kimes had...

College track: UF teams ranked in preseason polls

The University of Findlay indoor track and field teams are both ranked as the Oilers prepare to open their season Dec. 5-6 with the Oiler Opener. The men are ranked seventh and the women 15th in the preseason United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association...