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Tractor-trailer overturns in Putnam County

LEIPSIC — Two Texas truck drivers escaped injury today when a tractor-trailer hauling vegetables overturned on Ohio 65 at Township 7D, south of Leipsic. The northbound truck failed to negotiate a curve at a railroad crossing and overturned, coming to rest on its side about 7:40...

American charged in Paris police car attack amid protests

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor’s office says a 27-year-old American man has been given preliminary charges of attempted murder in an exceptionally violent attack on police in their patrol car that drew national attention. The suspect is among five people given...
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Johnny Depp’s daughter defends him after abuse allegations

AP Photo/Joel Ryan NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Depp’s 17-year-old daughter has defended him after his wife raised allegations of domestic abuse. In an Instagram post Sunday, Lily-Rose Depp calls her father “the sweetest most loving person I know.” She...

Shortstop in 1st women’s pro baseball league dies at 90

BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. (AP) — A member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League that was immortalized in the 1992 film “A League of Their Own” has died. Lucille “Lou” Richards was 90. Jon Richards tells The Associated Press that his mother...

‘You belong’: Shelby Rogers of US in 1st Slam QF in Paris

AP Photo/Michel Euler PARIS (AP) — When Shelby Rogers finished last season at No. 146, she set a rather modest goal for 2016: boosting her ranking enough to gain direct entry into Grand Slam tournaments so she wouldn’t need to go through qualifying rounds. She managed...

Turkey president raps US, Russia, Iran for presence in Syria

AP Photo/Emrah Gurel ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president has criticized the United States, Russia and Iran for their presence in Syria and said their unwillingness to depose Syrian President Bashar Assad was contributing to Syrians’ pain. Recep Tayyip Erdogan was...

Treasure hunters to gather for celebration in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Searchers fixated with finding a treasure hidden in the mountains north of Santa Fe will converge in the city. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/1TGVEHj) that people are expected to gather Saturday for “Fennboree” and a...

Altered state: Border redraw moves 19 homes in the Carolinas

AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dee Martin may wake up on Jan. 1 and find herself in a whole different state. South Carolina and North Carolina have redrawn the border between the two states with GPS technology that allows them to confirm the boundary lines...

Gunman among at least 2 dead in Houston shooting

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a gunman and at least one other person are dead in a shooting in Houston. Police spokesman John Cannon says there were two armed suspects involved. One was killed and the second was wounded and taken to a hospital. Cannon says the second...

Pope rules out retiring like his predecessor

AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he has no intention of quitting the papacy – a possibility opened up by his predecessor Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI. The pope, responding to a question from a young person at a Vatican event, said on Sunday...