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Police: 3 people dead in shooting at UPS facility

Police officers escort UPS employees on a bus from the scene where three people were killed, including the gunman, at a UPS facility in Birmingham, Ala., Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/ Al.com, Joe Songer) Police officers escort UPS employees on a bus from the scene where...

Upgrade will allow Hancock County residents to text for help

Residents of Findlay and Hancock County will be able to text 911 for help in the near future. Hancock County’s commissioners signed a five-year contract today with Intrado, of Longmont, Colorado, to update emergency dispatch technology to allow for texting. The system can also be...
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Bin Laden spokesman faces possible life term

NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law is in a New York courtroom, waiting to hear whether he will face life in prison or something less after his conviction in his terrorism case. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was convicted in March on charges he conspired to kill...
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Bjorn returns to Ryder Cup as a player

Europe’s Thomas Bjorn speaks during a press conference ahead of the Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) Buy AP Photo Reprints GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Thomas Bjorn has been a strong presence for Europe...

On Deck: Big matches on the soccer field

There is a little bit of something for everyone on the local sports schedule tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you today here at The Courier. There are a couple of big soccer matches to keep an eye on today. In boys action, Ottawa-Glandorf travels to...

Baby sitter pleads not guilty in infant’s death

AKRON (AP) — A baby sitter in northeast Ohio has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in the death of an infant. The Northeast Ohio Media Group reports that the sitter, 49-year-old Laura Flores-Santillan, entered pleas of not guilty on Monday at her arraignment in...

Depleted Steelers sign linebacker James Harrison

PITTSBURGH (AP) — So much for James Harrison’s retirement. The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing back the volatile five-time Pro Bowler to bring a veteran presence to a depleted linebacker group. The 36-year-old posted a picture on Twitter on Tuesday morning, writing done...

Police deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him. Steve Huckins tells KOIN that he and his wife were concerned Sept. 1 when the officers showed up at their home, but they...

Officer takes down armed Akron high school student

AKRON (AP) — Police say an officer subdued a 15-year-old Akron high school student who came to school armed with a loaded semi-automatic pistol. No shots were fired during the struggle at Kenmore High School on Monday, but the officer suffered an arm injury. The school was locked...

Miami University president backs skunk safety

OXFORD (AP) — Miami University President David Hodge says the school supports safety for skunks, and for other furry creatures, too. Hodge has thanked People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals for its offer to send safety posters after a skunk recently got its head stuck in a...