Fast track: Early enrollment now common in college football

AP Photo/Rick Scuteri In January 2007, mega-recruit Jimmy Clausen enrolled at Notre Dame, bypassing a final semester of high school to partake in spring practice with the Fighting Irish and get a jump on becoming the starting quarterback. Early enrollment was a rarity in college...

Russia defends selling arms to both Azerbaijan and Armenia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Saturday defended its policy of selling arms to both Armenia and Azerbaijan, whose military forces have faced off in a sharp escalation of fighting around separatist Nagorno-Karabakh. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said if Russia stopped selling...

MTV Movie Awards promise stars galore, summer film previews

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Melissa McCarthy and Chris Hemsworth are set to bring their star power to the MTV Movie Awards this weekend. Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson will host the ceremony Saturday night at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank,...

The Latest: Andy Richter recalls Hastert’s locker room chair

AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s hush-money case (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Comedian Andy Richter says he remembers the chair facing the showers that Dennis Hastert placed in the boys’...

Findlay man allegedly stabs father, charged with felonious assault

A Findlay man was charged with felonious assault after he allegedly stabbed his father on Friday night, according to Findlay Police. Findlay Police responded to 329 E. Main Cross St. around 10:42 p.m. to investigate a report of a man that had been stabbed. The officers located...

Water with unsafe lead amounts found in hundreds of schools

AP Photo/Richard Drew TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Responding to the crisis in Flint, Michigan, school officials across the country are testing classroom sinks and cafeteria faucets for lead, trying to uncover any concealed problems and to reassure anxious parents. Just a fraction...

Details about the federal rule regarding lead in water

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A federal rule that took effect in 1991 is designed to protect the public from unsafe levels of lead in drinking water. Some answers to common questions about how it works: — Q: How often do water systems have to test for lead? A: Systems must...

US water systems repeatedly exceed federal standard for lead

GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — This railroad town promotes its ties to Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan and the poet Carl Sandburg. But Galesburg’s long history also shows in a hidden way: Aging pipes have been leaking lead into the drinking water for decades. Blood tests show...

Few Ohio Water Suppliers Topped Lead Limits In Last 3 Years

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Just a handful of public drinking water suppliers in Ohio have gone over the federal limit for lead during the past three years. All are fairly small, with the majority providing water to fewer than 500 customers. Here are highlights of Environmental...

Ohio Inmate Indicted Following Alleged Prison Escape

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A convicted murderer captured about 24 hours after he was found missing from an Ohio prison has been charged with escape. Authorities haven’t said how inmate John Modie allegedly got out of the Hocking Unit of the Southeastern Correctional Complex in...