The Latest: Fire official: At least 3 dead in high-rise fire

AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a fire in a Honolulu high-rise apartment building (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A fire official says at least three people are dead in a blaze in a Honolulu high-rise apartment building. Fire Department Capt. David Jenkins...

3 dead in fire in Honolulu high-rise apartment building

AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy HONOLULU (AP) — At least three people died in a fire that broke out on the 26th floor of a Honolulu high-rise Friday and hundreds fled as smoke billowed from the upper floors of the giant apartment complex. The blaze at the Marco Polo apartments...
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Saturday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 51 39 .567 — Tampa Bay 47 43 .522 4 New York 45 42 .517 4½ Baltimore 42 46 .477 8 Toronto 42 47 .472 8½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 47 40 .540 — Minnesota 45 43 .511 2½ Kansas City 44 43...
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Golf: Area courses flooded

      By JOHN REITMAN STAFF WRITER The rain gauge at Shady Grove Golf Course had captured 3.75 inches during a raucous early morning thunderstorm Thursday that was as inconspicuous as a family of hungry raccoons ransacking a garbage can in the middle of the night....
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Oh, snap! Snapchat’s map feature raises safety concerns

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER A new feature on a popular social media app allows people to see exactly where you are, and it’s raising some serious safety concerns. Snapchat recently launched its new Snap Map feature, which uses your phone’s GPS to show your...
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Library, hospital teaming up to serve community

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER An unexpected business duo has partnered in an effort to better serve the community. ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital and Kaubisch Memorial Public Library have joined forces to offer a free blood pressure screening from 10-11:30 a.m. July 20 at...
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Good Shepherd works to fill need

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A local nursing home is looking to fill a growing need for nurse aides. Through a partnership with an area educational institution, Good Shepherd Home is offering free classes to individuals interested in receiving a nurse aide certificate....
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Council hears ideas for park improvements

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER Improvements to H.P. Eells Park were major topics of discussion when Bettsville Village Council met Thursday night. One the ideas floated to council members came from a Tiffin man who wants to hold special events at the village park. Nate Mullins said he...
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Public Record

Fostoria accidents Friday: • Complainant reported her vehicle was struck by another vehicle at 10:13 a.m. on East Tiffin Street. Thursday: • Caller reported someone drove into a building in the 1000 block of South U.S. 23 at 1:48 p.m.; unknown damage. vandalism Friday: • A West...

China cremates body of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

In this photo provided by the Shenyang Municipal Information Office, Liu Xia, center, wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, holds a portrait of him during his funeral at a funeral parlor in Shenyang in northeastern China’s Liaoning...