Sprague faces competition for state post

State Rep. Robert Sprague is giving up his Ohio House seat to run for state treasurer, but he won’t be coasting into the state job. The Findlay Republican faces competition in the May 8 primary election, and if he wins there, a Democratic opponent will await in November. The...

Mohawk Local Schools placed under temporary lockdown today

Mohawk Local School District placed its schools under temporary lockdown this afternoon after a handgun was reported inside of a student’s locker. The district posted on Facebook that at about 1 p.m., several students reported to Assistant Principal Brooke Bowlin that...

Dow plunges 1,000 points again as markets tumble

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,000 points as a weeklong market swoon continued. The Dow is 10 percent below the record high it set just two weeks ago, putting it in what is known on Wall Street as a “correction.” The...
Colts Player Killed

Trump accused of politicizing crash that killed Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson

Prosecutor: Trump’s comments on fatal crash ‘ghoulish’ By RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana prosecutor blasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for politicizing the case of an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. and charged in...
Ryan Shazier injury news

Ryan Shazier regains movement in legs, engaging in regular walking routine, per report

Staff Writer, writer Injured Steelers (former Ohio State Buckeyes standout) LB Ryan Shazier, who was discharged from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center rehabilitation late last week, has “regained movement in his legs and is engaging in a regular walking routine,...
Cavs trade I.T.

Cavs trading Isaiah Thomas to Lakers

AP source: Cavaliers trading Isaiah Thomas to Lakers By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with direct knowledge of the trade says the Cleveland Cavaliers are dealing guard Isaiah Thomas to the Los Angeles Lakers. The person spoke to The Associated...
News Minute Feb. 8

AP News Minute video Feb. 8

The latest for Thursday, February 8th in this AP News Minute: Pence in South Korea ahead of Olympics; North Korea holds military parade; Senate leaders announce budget deal; Runners race up Empire State Building stairs.  
Pats OC McDaniels, backs out of head coaching deal

NFL: Josh McDaniels backs out of Colts head coaching deal

By MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Josh McDaniels has backed out of a deal to become the Indianapolis’ Colts new coach, a decision that shocked the franchise hours after it announced his hiring. The Colts confirmed McDaniels’ decision in a...
LeBron launches Game Winner!

Big shot: LeBron’s jumper at buzzer gives Cavs 140-138 walk-off win

LeBron launches ‘Game Winner’ at the buzzer for a walk-off win! By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — One second. One shot. One player. For one night, LeBron James made all of Cleveland’s problems disappear. James dropped in a fade-away jumper over...
Buckeyes beat Boilermakers

No. 14 Buckeyes close strong to end No. 3 Boilermakers streak

By MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Ohio State’s Keita Bates-Diop managed to end the nation’s longest winning streak and shook up the Big Ten title race Wednesday night. All it took was one big basket. His putback with 2.8 seconds left...