Woman shot in Fostoria

Fostoria police are investigating the shooting of a woman in Fostoria Wednesday night. According to scanner traffic, Wood County Sheriff’s Department reported receiving a 9-1-1 call  just before 11:30 p.m. in which the caller reported a break-in and the shooting of his...

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___ Pittsburgh 50, Los Angeles 26 Philadelphia 62, Tampa Bay 34 Orlando 57, Jacksonville 50 New Orleans 62, San Antonio 44 Cleveland 63, Iowa 46 San Jose 64, Portland 27 Arizona 70, Spokane 38 San Antonio at Portland, 10 p.m. Philadelphia at Cleveland, 7 p.m. San Jose at Spokane,...

Ohio River Bridge Toll Bill Passes Ohio House

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has passed legislation that would allow tolls on a bridge that will be reconstructed over the Ohio River. Sponsors say the bill passed Wednesday was necessary to pave the way for the new bridge to handle traffic over the river on Interstate...

Ohio Senate OKs Education, Evaluation Changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate has passed an education plan that includes adjustments to teachers’ performance evaluations and safeguards to protect student data. The ideas were among a slew of policy changes contained in two midterm budget bills that cleared the...

OHSAA Adopts Football Point-differential Rule

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio High School Athletic Association has adopted a football point-differential rule for this fall that will provide for a running clock in most instances after a team takes a 30-point lead in the second half. The sanctioning body added the rule after...

Cleveland Man Pleads Guilty In Teen’s 1984 Slaying

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the Cleveland area’s most infamous unsolved murder cases came to an end Wednesday with a guilty plea in the 1984 beating death of a 14-year-old girl who was abducted on her way to school. Hernandez Warren pleaded guilty to one count each of...
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‘American Idol’ crowns its season 13 winner

AP Photo/Michael Becker LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rocker Caleb Johnson is the new “American Idol,” winning the title over teenage pop singer Jena Irene. The 23-year-old Johnson, of Asheville, North Carolina, was announced on Wednesday’s “American...

Tax Policy Ideas In Budget Bill Clear Ohio Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State senators have passed a package of tax breaks backed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) and included in a sweeping midterm budget bill. The proposal was approved Wednesday on a 24-8 vote. It would accelerate a planned income-tax cut and expands...

Ohio’s Bar On College-athlete Unions Clears Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has advanced a proposal that says college athletes are not employees under state law. The state Senate passed the idea Wednesday as part of a broader bill. It needs approval from the House, which passed an earlier version of the bill. The employee...

Teen Restrained At NE Ohio Group Home Asphyxiated

CLEVELAND (AP) — A medical examiner says a 15-year-old boy died of asphyxiation after being restrained by a worker at a group home in the Cleveland suburb of Berea. Kenneth Barkley’s Jan. 7 death was ruled a homicide. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County medical...