Leake Leads Reds Over Diamondbacks 3-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Leake pitched into the eighth inning and singled home a run — a rare commodity for the Reds these days — leading Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The Reds won for only the second time in 11 games since the All-Star...

Hard lesson

There is much to be learned from the case of the Riverdale School kindergarten teacher whose teaching career all but ended when she was caught physically confronting a 6-year-old student in a school hallway in May. What happened then may never have come to light had the...
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Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

Demonstrators hold signs from an overpass during a protest against people who immigrate illegally on Friday, July 18, 2014, in Indianapolis. What was once a debate over how to fix a broken immigration system and provide a path to citizenship for millions has now become a race to...
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Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

FILE – In this May 21, 2009 file photo, Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk visits a veteran’s group at the Golden Corral in Macon, Ga. The navigator for the Enola Gay spoke about his experience guiding the aircraft that dropped the first atomic bomb. Tom Van Kirk...

Searchers find bodies of Arkansas man, infant son

DANVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A four-day search for an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son came to a grim end Tuesday as authorities discovered their bodies in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains, authorities said Tuesday. Brooke Floyd, who was the wife of Brian Floyd and...

Tree-trimming Helicopter Crashes In Ohio; Man Hurt

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — A tree-trimming helicopter carrying an aerial saw has crashed in western Ohio, injuring the pilot. The helicopter crashed Tuesday near Bellefontaine (behl-FOWN’-tihn), 45 miles northwest of Columbus. The cause is unclear. The South Carolina...

Homeowners sought for ‘little library’ project

Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s corporate health, environmental, safety and security department and the University of Findlay’s Clubhouse Reading Center are partnering to offer “Little Free Libraries” in four neighborhoods in Findlay/Hancock County. A Little...

Vendors sought for craft show

OTTAWA — The Friends of the Putnam County District Library in Ottawa is accepting vendor applications for its seventh annual Autumn Harvest of Crafts Show. The show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at Ottawa-Glandorf High School, 630 Glendale Ave., Ottawa, a week...

Circle accepting memberships

The Handbags That Help women’s giving circle is accepting renewal and new memberships through Sept. 10, when the first meeting of the membership year will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Findlay Inn and Conference Center. A second meeting will be held at 4:30...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; low-impact cardio toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.;...