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Attorney general: New death penalty laws needed

COLUMBUS (AP) — Attorney General Mike DeWine says he thinks new laws are needed before executions can resume in Ohio. DeWine says the state needs a law that would shield the identity of pharmacies making a specialized dose of a lethal drug. DeWine, a Republican running for...

On Deck: New Riegel looking to clinch league title

There’s a big Tuesday of prep sports on tap today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you today here at The Courier. Findlay High School’s boys golf team will be in sectional action today as the Trojans travel to Bowling Green’s Stone Ridge Golf Club for the...

Man who ran on Ohio State field pleads not guilty

COLUMBUS (AP) — A student who ran onto the field during an Ohio State football game and was body-slammed by a coach has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor criminal trespassing. An attorney entered the plea Tuesday in Franklin County Municipal Court on behalf of 21-year-old Anthony...

Police arrest 3rd suspect in gas station shootout

CANTON (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say they’ve arrested and charged the third man suspected in a gas station robbery that left two other suspects dead after they were shot by a store clerk. Canton police announced Tuesday that they arrested 19-year-old Darrell Newman...

UF receives $1.2 million grant for math, science teaching program

The University of Findlay has received its largest grant ever — $1.2 million to groom math and science teachers for work in schools that serve many low-income students. UF is one of approximately 45 schools receiving funding from The National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce...

UPDATE: Fire destroys Union Township residence

A house has been destroyed in a fire this morning at 4800 Union Township 25, south of Rawson. The fire was first reported around 11:40 a.m., and a plume of thick black smoke could be seen miles from the fire. Multiple fire departments, including Rawson, Mount Cory, Union...
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Falcon has cataract surgery, gets new lenses

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A falcon in New Hampshire has undergone eye surgery to remove cataracts and has received new synthetic lenses. Banner, a 4-year-old falcon, lost its sight and hasn’t been able to fly or hunt for the past two years. On Monday, a team at Capital...
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Crew makes 1,126-pound bowl of Hawaii rice dish

HONOLULU (AP) — A group is claiming a world record for a popular Hawaii dish, after putting together a massive bowl of rice, hamburger, eggs and gravy. Chef Hideaki Miyoshi of Tokkuri Tei restaurant and volunteers at Sunday’s Fifth Annual Rice Festival assembled a...

Man gets 38 years in Ohio kidnapping, rape

DELAWARE (AP) — A central Ohio man has been sentenced to 38 years in prison for kidnapping, burning and raping an 18-year-old man. Prosecutors in Delaware County in suburban Columbus say 45-year-old Larry Fox and his uncle Harry Fox handcuffed the teen, stripped him naked, burned...

UPDATE: Testimony continues in rape case trial

The prosecution began laying out its case this morning alleging a former Findlay resident committed rape against a young girl. John D. Saltz, 49, of Marion, has denied that on July 9, 2011 he engaged in sexual contact that constituted statutory rape with a preschool-age girl. His...