Tesla, BMW electrics fall short of highest crash-test rating

This Sept. 20, 2016, photo provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows a 2017 BMW i3 before crash safety testing. The car earned good ratings in four out of five tests, but fell short of getting the highest safety rating in the newest crash tests administered by...
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Wednesday’s Scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Tuesday’s Results Three Rivers Athletic Conference Findlay 60, Oregon Clay 44 Tol. Cent. Catholic 54, Fremont Ross 45 Toledo St. Francis 63, Toledo Whitmer 60 Toledo St. John’s 64, Lima Senior 48 Toledo Area Athletic Conference Gibsonburg 74,...
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Football: Son of Rick Gross to play for Air Force

LIMA — Bo Gross, an all-Ohio linebacker at Lima Bath and the son of former area school administrator Rick Gross, is scheduled to sign a National Letter of Intent today to play football at the U.S. Air Force Academy. The 6-foot-1, 231-pound Bo Gross was a four-year starter...
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Area basketball: Reineck helps SW clip Hawks, 50-44

Cailin Reineck led a trio of double-figure scorers as St. Wendelin used a strong second half to edge Maumee Valley Country Day 50-44 in Tuesday’s nonconference girls basketball game. Reineck scored 14 points, including three 3-pointers, Hailee Burns notched a 12-point,...

At a Pyongyang car dealership, only the logos are local

AP Photo/Wong Maye-E PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Salespeople at Pyongyang’s premier car dealership wait patiently beside racks of glossy brochures in a showroom filled with that unmistakable new car smell from a couple dozen Whistle sedans and Cuckoo SUVs –...

St. Louis, San Diego Bidding For MLS Expansion Teams

NEW YORK (AP) — Dropped by the NFL, St. Louis and San Diego are among bidders from 12 areas applying for four Major League Soccer expansion teams. Other to submit bids were groups from Charlotte, North Carolina; Cincinnati; Detroit; Indianapolis; Nashville, Tennessee; Phoenix;...

Francona Donating $1 Million To Arizona’s Baseball Program

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona is donating $1 million to the University of Arizona baseball program, with the money to be put into a capital projects fund. Francona’s donation, announced Tuesday, is in addition to a $1 million matching gift...

Timberwolves Starting To Find Themselves Under Thibodeau

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves led by nine-point with under five minutes to play when the Orlando Magic made their charge. Over the next three minutes, that lead disappeared, just as so many others had earlier in the season. They still trailed with 10 seconds to...

A timeline of the Dakota Access oil pipeline

AP Photo/David Goldman Notable events in the dispute over the four-state, $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline. — December 2014 – Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners applies to the federal government to build the 1,200-mile Dakota Access pipeline to carry North...

Japan spokesman: Trump criticism of currency policy off base

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese officials have rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Tokyo is seeking to weaken the yen against the U.S. dollar to gain a trade advantage. Government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday that Trump’s comment, made in a...