FIFA ethics court bans Blatter, Platini for 8 years

ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini were each banned for eight years by the FIFA ethics committee on Monday in a stunning removal of world soccer’s most powerful leaders. FIFA President Blatter and his one-time protege Platini were kicked out of the sport for...
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VIDEOS: Opening night at Marathon Center for the Performing Arts

The Marathon Center for the Performing Arts officially opened its doors on Friday night with a special event and ribbon-cutting ceremony before the first performance of “The Toy Shoppe”. Marathon Petroleum Corp. CEO Gary Heminger announced a $1 million donation to the...
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GALLERY: Marathon Center for the Performing Arts

The Marathon Center for the Performing Arts officially opens its doors to the public tonight. Here’s a look inside the new performing arts center.

Exec who jacked up price of a lifesaving drug is arrested

NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager vilified for buying a pharmaceutical company and jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug more than fiftyfold, was arrested Thursday on securities fraud charges unrelated to the furor. The boyish-looking 32-year-old...
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VIDEO: Performing arts center ready for opening night

The Courier takes look inside the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts as it prepares for opening night.

Rock Hall announces inductees: N.W.A., Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Steve Miller

NEW YORK (AP) — The groundbreaking Los Angeles rap act N.W.A. will join a quartet of 1970s era FM radio rockers — Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple and Steve Miller — as 2016 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. N.W.A., led by Dr. Dre and Ice Cube, was elected after...

Mistrial in 1st officer’s trial in Freddie Gray case

BALTIMORE (AP) — The first trial in the death of Freddie Gray ended in a mistrial Wednesday, with jurors saying they couldn’t determine whether a Baltimore police was criminally responsible for the man’s death. Officials appealed for calm in the aftermath of the...

13 dead animals in creek likely were raccoons, not puppies

FREMONT (AP) — The Humane Society of Sandusky County says 13 dead animals found in a creek near Fremont most likely were raccoons and not puppies as first thought. The humane society says a veterinarian examined the skinned animals and determined they were raccoons after looking...
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VIDEO: Customers thwart attempted robbery

Security camera footage posted by Youtube user Akash Singh shows customers tackling Jeremy Sherbrook, 29, during his attempted robbery of the Marathon gas station at 525 W. Trenton Ave. on Nov. 22. Sherbrook was indicted for his involvement in several recent Findlay robberies on...
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Pettine says Browns have quarterback Johnny Manziel’s back

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns coach Mike Pettine dismisses any outside critics of quarterback Johnny Manziel because they don’t see how hard he’s working to improve. Manziel had perhaps his finest NFL game Sunday, passing for 270 yards and a touchdown as the Browns beat San...
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