Relative: N. Calif. shootings prompted by eviction

Modoc County Sheriff and Coroner Mike Poindexter, right, walks away from the Cedarville Rancheria tribal headquarters building in Alturas, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Police say an eviction hearing at the headquarters turned deadly Thursday as a woman who once served as a...

Friday’s Scores

Akr. Hoban 68, Cle. Benedictine 60 Akr. SVSM 70, Can. McKinley 44 Ashland 54, Mansfield Madison 35 Austintown Fitch 76, Youngs. Liberty 51 Avon Lake 35, N. Olmsted 24 Beloit W. Branch 62, Canfield S. Range 47 Berea-Midpark 67, Olmsted Falls 64 Brecksville-Broadview Hts. 85,...

Cops: No Sign Of Injury On Body In Snowed-over Car

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Countless pedestrians near Philadelphia’s main train station walked by a snow-covered sedan with dark windows and a slew of parking tickets before police this week found the body of a young mother inside. Nadia Malik, 22, of Marple Township in...

Ross Leads Raptors Past Cavs, 98-91

TORONTO (AP) — Terrence Ross scored 20 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 18 and the Toronto Raptors snapped the Cleveland Cavaliers’ six-game winning streak with a 98-91 victory on Friday night. Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan each had 14 points as the Atlantic Division-leading...

Police search home of suspect in tribal slayings

This Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 photo released by Alturas Police Department shows Cherie Lash Rhoades. Rhoades, suspected of killing four people at the headquarters of an Indian tribe that was evicting her and her son from its land, had been under federal investigation over at least...

Pope welcomes like-minded cardinals from periphery

Pope Francis leaves at the end of the morning session of an extraordinary consistory in the Synod hall at the Vatican City, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Pope Francis is leading a two-day meeting urging his cardinals to find “intelligent, courageous” ways to help families...

Russia key to UN action on Syria humanitarian aid

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The fate of a Western and Arab-backed U.N. resolution demanding immediate access everywhere in Syria to deliver desperately needed humanitarian aid rests with Russia. Diplomats said Friday it was unclear whether Russia will veto the resolution,...

Five from area gain spots in semifinals

BOWLING GREEN — Four area wrestlers advanced to the semifinals and 10 others remained alive Friday in the Division III district wrestling tournament at Bowling Green State University’s Stroh Center. In the Division II district event, three Fostoria High School...

Ryan Lommerse propels Chieftains past Tigers, 63-37

BASCOM — Ryan Lommerse amassed 25 points, 10 rebounds, five steals and three assists in Hopewell-Loudon’s 63-37 win over Seneca East on Friday night in Midland Athletic League play. The Chieftains used a 24-7 run in the second quarter to take a 33-11 lead at halftime...

Eagles soar past Redmen

By MATT NYE SPORTS WRITER PEMBERVILLE — Slow starts have been a problem for Fostoria High School most of this season, and against Eastwood Friday night, it was no different. The Redmen fell behind 22-6 after one quarter and never caught up in a 77-33 loss in Northern...