Power out at West Trenton Avenue Wal-Mart, Independence Square shopping center

Power is reportedly out at the Wal-Mart on West Trenton Avenue in Findlay, as well as the adjoining Independence Square shopping center. Businesses in the affected area include The Landing Pad, Jack’s Pets, Max & Erma’s, Bob Evans, Texas Roadhouse, GameStop, Great...

Arcadia Lions Community Center vandalized; reward offered for information

The Arcadia Lions Club is offering a $500 reward to whoever provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for vandalism that occurred last night at the village’s community park. Small trees were destroyed and flowers ripped out of the ground...

Ohio Kidnapping Suspect Arrested After Chase

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northern Ohio say they a high-speed chase ended in the arrest of a 25-year-old man accused of kidnapping a 2-year-old boy and demanding ransom from his family. Mansfield police say Charly Ray Ledbetter was arrested Sunday after being accused...

Ottawa councilman resigns following double-fatal crash

OTTAWA — An Ottawa councilman has resigned after his involvement in a double-fatal crash. Alan J. Ducey, 59, of Ottawa, left his position following the three-vehicle accident Friday on Ohio 65 in Putnam County that killed two Columbus Grove women. Ducey emailed a brief...

Name Released In Fatal Ohio Motorcycle Accident

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a dead motorcyclist who was found in heavy weeds next to Interstate 70 in central Ohio after a search has been identified as a 25-year-old man. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says David Chanthavisay of Canal Winchester was found after a...

Sentencing Delayed In Fatal Ohio Arson Fire

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sentencing has been postponed for a man twice convicted of killing a woman and eight children at a sleepover in Cleveland’s deadliest arson fire. Sentencing for Antun Lewis had been scheduled for Tuesday. But U.S. District Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. on Friday...

Ohio Amusement Park Opens After Water Main Break

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Cedar Point is reopening today. The website for Ohio’s most popular amusement park says it will open again at 10 a.m. Monday after being closed for the weekend because of a water main break in the city of Sandusky. Park officials closed Cedar Point and...

Utah ‘Mountain Man’ set to take plea deals

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — He eluded police for more than six years, ransacking cabins across a wide swath of Utah as he trekked hundreds of miles alone on his snowshoes with a rifle slung over his shoulder. After authorities caught him last year, he continued his solitary...
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Pakistan Taliban claim deadly airport attack

Smoke rises above Karachi airport terminal Monday, June 9, 2014 in Pakistan. Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked the terminal with machine guns and a rocket launcher during a five-hour siege that killed 13 people as explosions echoed into the night, while security forces...
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AP PHOTOS: Israel desert ablaze with ‘Burning Man’

In this photo taken Wednesday, June 4, 2014, an Israeli man walks in the playa during Israel’s first Midburn festival, modeled after the popular Burning Man festival held annually in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, in the desert near the Israeli kibbutz of Sde Boker....