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Coroner Rules Maryland Toddler’s Death Homicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coroner has ruled the death of a Maryland toddler who was brought to Ohio by his mother a homicide. Franklin County Coroner Dr. Anahi Ortiz (AN’-ih-hee ohr-TEEZ’) says preliminary results of Friday’s autopsy on 1-year-old Cameron Beckford...

Man Who Killed Dad At Church Sent To Treatment

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ordered an Ohio man who fatally shot his father at Easter services to spend his life in a mental health facility. The decision by Ashtabula (ash-tuh-BYOO’-luh) County Judge Ronald Vettel comes after the judge found Reshad Riddle not guilty...

Coroner IDs 2 Killed When Vehicle Flips In SW Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified the driver and passenger who were killed when their vehicle flipped into a yard and hit a tree after traveling at speeds that police say were nearing 100. The Montgomery County coroner’s office says the driver killed in the...

On Deck: UF Oilers back on the court

The University of Findlay and area boys high school basketball teams will be back in action tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the action on the court for you here at The Courier. Courier writer Andy Wolf will be at Croy Gymnasium tonight as the Oilers host Ferris State...

Ohio Man Ordered To Life In Mental Health Facility

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ordered an Ohio man who fatally shot his father at Easter services to spend his life in a mental health facility. The decision by Ashtabula (ash-tuh-BYOO’-luh) County Judge Ronald Vettel comes after the judge found Reshad Riddle not guilty...

Cincinnati Coach Cronin To Miss Rest Of Season

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati basketball coach Mick Cronin will not work games or practices for the rest of the season because of an artery problem. The 43-year-old coach says he will do everything else he can with the team. Cronin discussed the restrictions placed on his job...

Funds Sought Online For Md. Toddler’s Funeral

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A relative of a Frederick toddler found dead in an Ohio creek is raising funds to pay for his funeral and other expenses. Shemekia Chambers said Friday that she launched the online effort to help her cousin Shawn Beckford, father of 14-month-old Cameron...

Two barns destroyed in fire near Arlington

ARLINGTON — Two barns were destroyed and some farm equipment was damaged, but there were no injuries reported from a Thursday night fire northeast of Arlington. No cause has been determined, Arlington Fire Chief Al Latta said, and there were no livestock in any of the barns....
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Iraqi general warns of military woes in fighting extremists

In this Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 photo, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi, right, walks beside Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi, as he welcomes the minister’s visit at a military base inTikrit, 80 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Saadi set out to retake Beiji, a strategic...

Love, Marion Say They’re Ready To Return To Action

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Love and Shawn Marion say they expect to play against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. That’s welcome news for a Cleveland Cavaliers team without LeBron James for the next two weeks because of knee and back strains. Love said at Friday...