Man Dead, 2 Others Wounded In Cleveland Shootings

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Cleveland say one man was killed and two others were wounded in overnight shootings. Police said the first shooting happened at about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on the city’s east side. Reports said a man in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene....
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Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

A vendor selling grilled meat, left, walks past an amputee, right, who is suspected of dying from the Ebola virus in a busy street in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Food in countries hit by Ebola is getting more expensive and will become scarcer because many farmers...
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Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup

Luke Donald, of England, hits his tee shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Stew Milne) Buy AP Photo Reprints VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — European captain Paul...
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Record English spending dwarfs rival leagues in Europe

England’s Danny Welbeck points during a training session at London Colney, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. England will play Norway in an international friendly soccer match at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) Buy AP Photo Reprints LONDON (AP) —...

Ohio Gas Prices Higher To Start Work Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio motorists are paying more for gasoline coming out of the long holiday weekend. A gallon of regular gas was averaging $3.51 in Tuesday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s up about a dime from a...
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Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets

In this Aug. 29, 2014 photo, Waldo, Fla., resident Mike Barrs fills up his truck with gas in Waldo. The AAA auto club named the tiny town between Jacksonville and Gainesville one of only two “traffic traps” nationwide. The other town is nearby Lawtey. Now Waldo is...

House fire reported near U.S. 68, Ohio 15 interchange

Arlington Fire Department was called to a report of a fire about 9:20 a.m. today in the area of U.S. 68 and Ohio 15, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Additional details will be reported as they are made available.

UPDATE: Kenton man injured in crash at U.S. 68-Ohio 15 interchange

A Kenton man was injured Tuesday morning after his Dodge van was involved in an accident at the U.S. 68-Ohio 15 interchange in Eagle Township, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Joseph Peddicord Jr., 70, of Kenton, lost control of his 2000 Dodge Ram Wagon van...

On Deck: State-ranked volleyball teams in action

Five state-ranked volleyball teams play tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the Tuesday local sports action around the region for you today here at The Courier. Courier writer Dave Hanneman will head to Bluffton as second-ranked and unbeaten Arlington takes on the Pirates...
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Report accuses Islamic State group of war crimes

BAGHDAD (AP) — An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of systematic “ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq targeting indigenous religious minorities, as well as conducting mass killings of men and abducting women.In a new...