Stearns Road widening underway

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — Mayor Eric Keckler on Tuesday presented Fostoria City Council with an update on a pair of key city projects — one currently underway and one recently completed. The long-awaited Stearns Road widening project kicked off May...

Two people injured in Ohio 613 crash

McCOMB — Two North Baltimore residents were injured Tuesday when a car struck a utility pole along Ohio 613, east of McComb. Nikkie Halstead, 25, the driver of the car, and a passenger, 1-year-old Anthony Folsom, were taken by PMP Emergency Medical Service to Blanchard...

Grand jury indicts city man involved in police standoff

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Findlay man who was involved in a standoff with city police on Bright Road last month was indicted by a Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday. Brandon J. Gibson, 24, was indicted on one count of having weapons while under disability, a third-degree...

Ohio cancels poultry shows

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER All live bird shows across Ohio have been canceled this year to protect poultry from a deadly strain of the avian flu, the state Agriculture Department announced Tuesday. That means exhibitors will not be allowed to show poultry at the Hancock County...
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AP PHOTOS: Bolivia festival merges Catholic, native culture

AP Photo/Juan Karita LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia’s mix of Roman Catholic and indigenous traditions are on display across La Paz as thousands of costumed dancers perform during the annual feast of the Great Power, a raucous street party that celebrates a rendering...

Royals Rue Replay In 2-1 Loss To AL Central Rival Indians

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just about the only person at Kauffman Stadium that thought the Indians’ Jose Ramirez was safe at first base on a crucial play in the eighth inning were the umpires. Not Royals manager Ned Yost, who said he was “shocked” when the call by...
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US journalism courses rile Cuba amid effort to heal rift

AP Photo/Desmond Boylan HAVANA (AP) — About 30 Cubans sit in a conference room for several hours each week and learn the ABCs of journalism: how to craft a news story, write a headline and check sources. To their government, however, they are taking part in criminal...

International League

___ Louisville 8, Syracuse 5, 9 innings, 1st game Pawtucket at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 6:35 p.m. Buffalo at Indianapolis, 7:05 p.m. Rochester at Lehigh Valley, ppd., rain Gwinnett at Norfolk, ppd., rain Charlotte at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Toledo at Columbus, 7:05 p.m. Louisville at...

Eastern League

___ Trenton at Binghamton, 6:35 p.m. New Britain at Altoona, 7 p.m. Akron at Harrisburg, ppd., rain Richmond at Portland, 7 p.m. Reading at Erie, 7:05 p.m. Bowie at New Hampshire, 7:05 p.m. New Britain at Altoona, 10:30 a.m. Bowie at New Hampshire, 11:35 a.m. Akron at Harrisburg,...

Brantley, Carrasco Carry Indians To 2-1 Victory Over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brantley drove in the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth inning, backing a strong performance by Carlos Carrasco and sending the Cleveland Indians to a 2-1 victory over the slumping Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Carrasco (7-4) allowed...