Main Street bridge, U.S. 68 roadwork planned

The Ohio Department of Transportation says it will be conducting roadwork in both Findlay and Dunkirk this week. In Findlay, the North Main Street bridge over the Blanchard River will be reduced to one lane southbound during the daytime hours on Thursday so that debris can be...

Fab February Over For Cavaliers, Who Face Tough March Ahead

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James rarely gets caught off guard. But time flies when you’re having fun, and the year’s shortest month blew by for James and the Cavaliers. “It’s over? February is over, huh?” James asked late Monday night. “Yeah, that...

1 injured in rollover crash near Continental

A Bryan man was hurt this morning in a rollover crash at a railroad crossing on Ohio 15, north of Ohio 613 near Continental, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. At approximately 7:11 a.m., a vehicle driven by William R. Ruffer, 88, of Bryan, was southbound on...

Nelly scolds Mike Piazza for dissing St. Louis restaurants

AP Photo/Brynn Anderson Nelly has promised to bring baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza back to eat in the rapper’s hometown of St. Louis after Piazza spoke ill of the city’s restaurant scene. Piazza recently bought in an Italian soccer club. He told The New York Times...

AP source: Nationals, Joe Blanton agree to 1-year contract

WASHINGTON (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that reliever Joe Blanton and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity on Tuesday because the agreement had...

Police: Colts' David Parry arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman David Parry has been arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona, on suspicion of assaulting the driver of a motorized cart and then stealing and crashing the vehicle. Police say the 24-year-old showed signs of impairment...

Tuareg rebels join Mali army in operation against extremists

AP Photo/Baba Ahmed GAO, Mali (AP) — Malian soldiers and former Tuareg rebels have staged their first joint patrol in northern Mali, a key step in a 2015 peace agreement meant to help calm a region under threat from multiple extremist and other armed groups. As helicopters...

French police officer accidentally fires at Hollande speech

PARIS (AP) — The top official of France’s Charente region says a police sharpshooter has accidentally fired his weapon during a speech by President Francois Hollande and two people were slightly injured. Pierre N’Gahane said the incident occurred Tuesday while...

European Parliament panel urges improved diesel oversight

BRUSSELS (AP) — A European Parliament panel chastised European authorities and automakers on Tuesday for failing to ensure that laws on diesel emissions were upheld, and called for much-improved oversight in the future. The investigating committee was set up after it...
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Investing costs fall again: Fidelity, Schwab cut commissions

AP Photo/Richard Vogel NEW YORK (AP) — It keeps getting cheaper to invest. Fidelity on Tuesday became the latest company to cut its fees in an ongoing industry battle that’s helped mom-and-pop investors keep more of their own dollars. Rival Charles Schwab matched the...