Striker Karim Benzema suspended from France team

AP Photo/Francisco Seco PARIS (AP) — Karim Benzema was indefinitely suspended from the French national team on Thursday because of his involvement in an ongoing blackmail case, throwing his international career into doubt. The Real Madrid striker has been charged with...

Officials: Suspect wanted for genocide in Rwanda arrested

AP Photo/Ben Curtis KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Interpol agents arrested a Rwandan with a $5 million bounty on his head who is among the most wanted for the 1994 genocide, officials said Thursday. Ladislas Ntaganzwa was arrested in the eastern Congo city of Goma late Monday,...

Japanese cars do best in insurance industry safety rankings

AP Photo/David Goldman DETROIT (AP) — Japanese brands dominate the insurance industry’s rankings of the safest vehicles for the 2016 model year. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said Thursday that 48 vehicles earned its highest rating of “Top Safety...

On Deck: UF basketball at home tonight

The University of Findlay basketball teams are back at home tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you here at The Courier. Courier writer Andy Wolf will be at Croy Gymnasium for tonight’s Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games between the...

The Latest: Streaming services receive most Globe TV noms

AP Photo/Matt Sayles BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the 73rd annual Golden Globes nominations announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Streaming services have edged out traditional...

McComb man guilty in assault of off-duty corrections officer

A Hancock County jury has found a McComb man guilty of two felonies in an attack of an off-duty corrections officer in June. The jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts this morning in the case against Kevin J. Potts, 38, who was charged with aggravated burglary, a first-degree...

In remembrance of Newtown victims, 26 acts of kindness

AP Photo/Michael Melia SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Students at Pleasant Valley Elementary School are being asked this month to perform 26 acts of kindness, but many have no idea why. That’s by design. Pleasant Valley is among many schools in Connecticut and beyond...

Changes coming after bowl system reaches record 40 games

AP Photo/Tim Sharp NEW YORK (AP) — The bowl system has finally snapped after years of being stretched thin. Three teams with losing records will be among the 80 playing in a record 40 bowl games over the next month and two teams from the same conference will play each other...

Few Details Emerge On 2 Found Dead In Columbus Park

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio coroner says she doesn’t expect to have an official cause of death for at least a month in the case of two people found dead in a Columbus park. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) police have said the death of 17-year-old Wilson Omar...

Where are the area’s best Christmas light displays?

Where are the best displays of outdoor Christmas lights in this area? If you’ve seen a house that is particularly well-decorated, please report the address to The Courier, so we can share it with readers. The Courier will print a list of addresses recommended by readers....
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