Feds Want Ohio Ex-deputy Treasurer Sentenced

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former Ohio deputy treasurer facing 15 years in prison for bribery and conspiracy in the U.S. and who fled to Pakistan should be sentenced in absentia. The government says Amer Ahmad (ah-MEER’ ah-MED’) had a forged...

AP Source: Gordon Wants To Play In CFL But Can’t

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with Josh Gordon’s situation says the suspended wide receiver wants to play in the Canadian Football League, but is prohibited from doing so. Under CFL rules, a player suspended by the NFL and under contract is not eligible to play in...

Findlay man sentenced for assault

A Findlay man was sentenced this afternoon to community control sanctions after a fight and stabbing in the city. Dustin W. Lanagan, 33, was found guilty in Hancock County Common Pleas Court of felonious assault, a second-degree felony, after a May 3 incident at 1801 Blaine St....

On Deck: Big Thursday of local sports

It’s a big day of high school sports around the region and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you today here at The Courier. Findlay travels to Toledo Central Cathoic for a key early-season game in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference while Upper Sandusky visits...

Ohio driver accused of hot-bus punishment resigns

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school bus driver has resigned after being accused of making elementary-age students sit with the windows up in hot weather as a punishment. Lebanon school officials had placed driver Benjamin Spaulding on administrative leave after hearing complaints...

Ohio justice pushes annual pay raises for judges

COLUMBUS (AP) — The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court is promoting annual cost-of-living increases for judges as a way of keeping judges on the bench and making the profession attractive to new candidates. Maureen O’Connor says choosing a career in public service...

Teen pleads guilty in foster mother’s stabbing death

PAINESVILLE (AP) — A northeast Ohio teen has pleaded guilty to killing her foster mother as part of a conspiracy with her romantically involved foster father. Nineteen-year-old Sabrina Zunich pleaded guilty to aggravated murder on Thursday in Lake County, and likely will be...

UF sees 8.5 percent enrollment increase

The University of Findlay’s enrollment is up 8.5 percent from a year ago. The university announced today that it now has 3,956 compared to 3,645 a year ago. The increase includes a 6.5 percent rise in first-time, full-time students, a 20 percent increase in graduate students and...

A&F’s Shares Tumble As Teens Turn Elsewhere

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded. Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. tumbled Thursday after reporting weak sales as more teens shop elsewhere. The company is trying to stock trendier clothing — and it turns out that...

Dayton Officer Can’t Be Sued For Discrimination

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a Dayton police officer can’t be sued individually as part of a sex discrimination case. At issue in the court’s divided ruling were complaints of age- and sex-discrimination by a female police officer...