Putnam County man can withdraw guilty plea in toddler’s drowning

OTTAWA, Ohio (AP) — A judge in Ohio says a man serving a life sentence for drowning his son can withdraw the guilty plea he made 10 years ago.This comes after an attorney for Michael Luebrecht argued that medications may have contributed to him drowning his 13-month-old son in a...
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VIDEO: Treadmill-a-thon kicks off YMCA’s annual campaign

The Findlay YMCA kicked off its annual fundraising campaign with a Treadmill-a-thon in downtown Findlay on Monday. Twenty-six runners all collected pledges and then ran a mile on a treadmill, completing a full marathon combined.

Bill O’Reilly out at Fox News Channel after 20 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following reports that five women had been paid millions of dollars to keep quiet about harassment allegations. 21st Century Fox issued a statement Wednesday that “after a thorough and careful review...

U.S., Russia jab over Syria before diplomatic talks in Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow on Tuesday with an ultimatum for Russia: Side with the U.S. and likeminded countries on Syria, or embrace Iran, militant group Hezbollah and embattled Syrian leader Bashar Assad. It wasn’t clear what the...

2 adults dead, 2 students critical in shooting at school

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — An apparent murder-suicide inside an elementary school classroom in San Bernardino left a teacher and the shooter dead and two students critically wounded, police said. Police do not believe the children were targeted but were close to the female...
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VIDEOS: UF hosts naturalization ceremony

Dozens of people became U.S. citizens at a naturalization ceremony held Wednesday at Winebrenner Theological Seminary in Findlay. Mark Lopez, a senior at Liberty-Benton High School, was one of dozens who officially became U.S. citizens during Wednesday’s naturalization...

White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall. The White House documents were...

House steers toward climactic vote on GOP health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans muscled their capstone health care overhaul past an initial barrier and toward a climactic roll call Friday, plunging ahead despite uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for President Donald...

Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test. The decision came...

Trump warns GOP of political costs of rejecting health bill; Jordan still opposed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned House Republicans they could lose their seats in next year’s midterm elections if they failed to back the GOP health care overhaul and fulfill a long-promised goal to undo Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act....