Helen Jean Perryman

Helen Jean Perryman, 79 of Fostoria, Ohio, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016 at the Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born January 19, 1937 in Meigs County, Ohio to the late Emmett and Hazel (Deck) Haning. She married Everett L. Perryman on February 17, 1961 in New Albany,...

Sally Smith

Sally Candace Smith, 59 of Eisenhower Drive, Fostoria, passed away peacefully at 11 p.m. Sunday, March 13, 2016 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay. She was born October 12, 1956 in Toledo to the late Joseph Charles and Lillian Mae (Russell) Heinze. She married Bruce...

Trump: GOP leaders should embrace “fervor” for his candidacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — An emboldened Donald Trump offered himself Wednesday as the inevitable Republican presidential nominee and called on balky GOP leaders to embrace the voters’ “tremendous fervor” for his candidacy. But the billionaire businessman’s...

College goes on lockdown after light saber mistaken for gun

EAST FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York college that went on lockdown over a report of a gun on campus says the weapon turned out to be a light saber. Students and staff members at Farmingdale State College on Long Island were told to shelter in place Wednesday while...

The Latest on DC subway shutdown: Stations are eerily quiet

AP Photo/Alex Brandon WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a daylong shutdown of the Washington area’s Metro subway system (all times local): 8:10 a.m. With the unprecedented daylong shutdown of the Washington area’s Metro subway system, normally busy stations are...

The Latest: Investors cautious ahead of Fed comments

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting, which ends Wednesday. The central bank is expected to keep rates steady amid uncertainty about the global economy and financial markets. (All times local) 7:20...

Peabody Energy warns it may file for bankruptcy protection

NEW YORK (AP) — The largest American coal miner, Peabody Energy, is delaying an interest payment due this week and warned that it may have to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Shares of Peabody Energy Corp. plummeted nearly 40 percent before the market opened...

Spanish town looks to revive botched restored fresco success

MADRID (AP) — More than three years after a botched fresco restoration by an octogenarian painter became a major tourist attraction for a northern Spanish town, local officials are looking to inject new life into the phenomenon by opening a center that celebrates the...

Obama nominates Garland to high court, challenging GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging Republicans to drop their adamant refusal to even consider his choice in an election year. Obama called Garland, a long-time jurist and...