Wednesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 9 1 .900 — Toronto 8 4 .667 2 New York 5 6 .455 4½ Baltimore 4 8 .333 6 Tampa Bay 3 8 .273 6½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 6 5 .545 — Minnesota 4 4 .500 ½ Detroit 4 6 .400 1½ Kansas City 3...

Prep roundup: Elmwood boys sweep NBC meet

BLOOMDALE — Austin Murphy and Joey Childress recorded three wins apiece to lead host Elmwood’s boys to victories over Woodmore and Fostoria High School on Tuesday in a Northern Buckeye Conference triangular meet. The Royals scored 101 points to 66 for Woodmore and...
Indians Ace Pitcher Corey Kluber

Video Recap: Kluber strikes out 13, in Indians over Tigers 2-0 shutout

Kluber strikes out 13, pitches Indians over Tigers 2-0 By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The reigning AL Cy Young winner looked every bit an ace. Corey Kluber struck out 13, pitching two-hit ball for eight innings and leading the Cleveland Indians past the...
Friends don't let friends drive front-end loaders while intoxicated

Front-end loader joyride in Walmart parking lot ends badly

Charges pending after hijacked front-end loader hits vehicles at Walmart lot GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi say a man has been charged after a front-end loader hit several vehicles in a Walmart parking lot. News outlets report an investigation showed that...
Fred Guttenberg, Parkland victim's father

Parkland victim’s Dad supports proposed Ohio gun law changes 

Dad of Parkland victim backs proposed Ohio gun law changes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The father of a girl killed in the Parkland, Florida, school massacre has joined Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sihk) in supporting bipartisan changes to Ohio’s gun laws. Fred Guttenberg...
Syria Chemical attacks

Chemical weapons experts to inspect attack site in Syria

Chemical weapons experts to inspect attack site in Syria By BASSEM MROUE and ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday it was sending a fact-finding mission to the Syrian town where a suspected chemical gas attack took...

Man indicted in Hammer homicide case

Devin R. Dennard, 23, of Findlay, was indicted Tuesday on manslaughter charges related to the death of 53-year-old Gregory Hammer of Findlay, who died Dec. 31 from injuries suffered in a fight earlier in the month. A Hancock County grand jury indicted Dennard on a charge of...
Chinese President business and world news

Chinese President pledges to open China market to more foreign competition

China president’s conciliatory trade gesture raises optimism By PAUL WISEMAN and JOE McDONALD, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Investors and China watchers welcomed President Xi Jinping’s pledge Tuesday to open his country’s market wider to foreign competition,...

Man accused of rape, kidnapping, burglary out on bond

A Findlay man accused of burglary, assault, kidnapping and rape was released on a $91,250 bond after an arraignment April 6. The man, Michael E. Lewis, 38, owns part of Partitions Plus, a factory on Hancock 99. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges, according to court records....
LeBron James baseline drive

NBA Video: James, Love lead Cavs past Knicks to take 50th win and Central Div title

James, Love lead Cavs past Knicks to 50th win, Central title By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James used to downplay winning division titles. Not this time. Not after what these Cleveland Cavaliers have been through this season. This one is worth...