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Wind chill warning remains

A wind chill warning issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect through 9 a.m. Wednesday for northwestern Ohio, as frigid temperatures and gusty winds continue. Hancock, Putnam, Henry and Seneca counties are under Level 2 snow emergencies. Wood County is still under...

Cavaliers acquire Luol Deng in deal for Bynum

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — The risk the Cavaliers took on Andrew Bynum paid off after all. Luol Deng is coming to Cleveland. The Cavs acquired Deng, a two-time All-Star small forward, from the Chicago Bulls early Tuesday for Bynum, the enigmatic center who was signed during the...

Florida State breaks SEC run as final No. 1 in AP

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Move over SEC, Florida State is back on top. Florida State finished No. 1 in the final Associated Press college football poll, ending the Southeastern Conference’s record streak of seven national championships. The Seminoles received all 60...

Winston leads top-ranked Florida State over Auburn

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — After a regular season filled with blowout victories and easy fourth quarters, Jameis Winston and Florida State showed they could close like champions, too. No. 2 Auburn wobbled the top-ranked Seminoles by jumping out to an 18-point lead in the first half,...

Injured Lindsey Vonn skipping Sochi Olympics

Lindsey Vonn will miss the Sochi Olympics because of a right knee injury, leaving the Winter Games without one of its biggest stars. The 29-year-old skier from Vail, Colo., announced her decision Tuesday, exactly one month before the opening ceremony in Russia. Her personal...

RNC starts negative ads in 40 media markets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee began running ads in 40 media markets Tuesday, mostly targeting incumbent senators who supported President Barack Obama’s health care program. Billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, meanwhile, gave $2.5...

JPMorgan to pay over $2 billion in Madoff fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say JPMorgan Chase & Co. will pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges and a $350 million civil penalty for missing obvious warning signs of Bernard Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme. The criminal settlement and the separate Treasury Department...

In one frozen town, cigarettes worth freezing for

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) — Certain essentials must be taken care of, no matter what. As a record freeze hit this small town outside Pittsburgh early Tuesday, basic needs came down to football, lottery tickets and cigarettes. Especially cigarettes. Dangerously frigid air arrived in...

BGSU looks to keep winning as MAC campaign begins

It’s gotten so you can pretty much mark it on your calendar: Bowling Green State University’s women’s basketball team will play in a postseason tournament in March. It has happened, after all, in each of the last nine years, with the Falcons qualifying for...

Wicked weather blows into city

By MORGAN MANNS staff writer As temperatures reached record lows and a treacherous winds blasted already lying snow through the area, most area counties declared a Level 3 Snow Emergency. Seneca County Sheriff Bill Eckelberry said road conditions, snow amounts, weather...