Boil water advisory issued for portion of West Bigelow Avenue

The City of Findlay has issued a boil water advisory for West Bigelow Avenue between Hancock County 300 and Innisbrook Drive due to water main repair work. The affected residences are those located between 1000 and 1130 W. Bigelow Ave., along with 10726 Hancock County 95. Until...

Lethal Injection Bill Headed For Ohio Senate Vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill that supporters say is needed to restart executions in the state is headed for a Senate vote. The bill’s movement Thursday comes as a prosecutor says he expects lawsuits if it passes, making it impossible to carry out the Feb. 11 execution...

Bengals’ Young Cornerbacks Showing Growth

CINCINNATI (AP) — Terence Newman was on the sideline with an injured ankle. Adam “Pacman” Jones joined him with a bruised chest. Two of the Bengals’ top three cornerbacks were out of the game, leaving it up to those young, first-round picks to show what...

Dillon To Retire From Kroger Board

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Kroger Co. said Thursday that its board chairman and former CEO, David Dillon, will retire at the end of the year after 38 years of service. The supermarket chain operator said Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen will take over as chairman next year. McMullen has...

Walker says ‘molotov’ in Hanukkah letter was typo

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has said he doesn’t remember sending a letter about a menorah that is signed, “Thank you and Molotov.” “My guess is it was a typo,” Walker said Wednesday when asked about the slip-up...

Marlins Acquire Latos From Reds

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Miami Marlins have acquired right-hander Mat Latos from the Cincinnati Reds for pitching prospect Anthony DeSclafani and catcher Chad Wallach, their second big deal in less than 12 hours. The Reds traded away two starters in quick succession Thursday morning....

Ohio lawmaker’s sentencing delayed in ethics case

COLUMBUS (AP) — Sentencing is postponed for a Cincinnati lawmaker who pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor ethics law violations related to taking Bengals tickets from lobbyists and failing to properly report them on required disclosure forms. Democratic state Rep. Dale...

Cincinnati mayor: Streetcar budget will be trimmed

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati’s mayor says the city manager will work with leaders of the streetcar project to trim costs after learning most of the construction contingency fund has been spent, though only about one-third of the project is completed. Mayor John Cranley...

Kentucky man indicted in slaying of Ohio woman, 87

HAMILTON (AP) — A Kentucky man accused in the slaying of a great-grandmother found dead in the trunk of her car in 2012 in southwestern Ohio has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder. Butler County’s prosecutor says 56-year-old Daniel French, of Berea,...

Commissioners support state water trail application

Hancock County’s commissioners voted today to  support the park district’s plans to ask that part of the Blanchard River be declared a state water trail. The water trail would run from the Blanchard River Nature Preserve near Mount Blanchard to the Blanchard Landing boat launch....