UPDATED 1:50 P.M. Injury accident reported on Hancock County 180

Vanlue firefighters responded to a report of a three-vehicle injury accident involving a pickup truck, a passenger vehicle and a tractor on Hancock County 180, south of Ohio 568, on Findlay’s east side at around 1:15 p.m., according to scanner traffic. According to...

1 count thrown out, 2 upheld in Katrina burned body case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to grant a new trial to a former New Orleans police officer convicted for burning the body of a man shot to death by another officer after Hurricane Katrina. But the officer, Gregory McRae, might get a reduced prison...
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Ex-prison guard accused of forcing inmates to have sex

AP Photo ATLANTA (AP) — A former high-ranking corrections officer at a southeast Georgia women’s prison used his position of power to prey on inmates, targeting their vulnerabilities and forcing them to have sex with him, according to investigators. Over at least four...
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Triple Crown winner American Pharoah works half mile

AP Photo DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah completed a half-mile workout at Del Mar in his last formal exercise before the Haskell Invitational this weekend. The colt was timed in 48.80 seconds Tuesday under jockey Martin Garcia, who rides him in...
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Administration wants to give prisoners access to Pell grants

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is taking steps to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Loretta Lynch have scheduled a visit to the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup,...

Court orders EPA to redo air-pollution limits in 13 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court is ordering the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants. At the same time, the court upheld the...
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Angelina Jolie film paying tribute to land of her son Maddox

AP Photo/Jordan Strauss PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia helped Angelina Jolie become a film superstar and start a family. To tell the stories of people in the country that touched her, she is directing a Netflix film on location based on a memoir of the country’s...

Tax holiday gives parents another reason to celebrate back-to-school time

Hancock County Auditor Charity Rauschenberg updated the commissioners Tuesday on Ohio’s first back-to-school sales tax holiday. Legislation was passed last year by Ohio lawmakers to allow for the “holiday.” Rauschenberg said the holiday starts at 12:01 am. Aug 7. and...

Scott Walker orders American on cheesesteaks, avoiding gaffe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The governor of the nation’s top cheese-producing state visited the capital of cheesesteaks on Tuesday and ordered two topped with American, skipping the customary Cheez Whiz but avoiding the blunder of a former presidential candidate who was...

Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America’s first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia. The four...