Lester W. Roller

Lester W. Roller, 97, entered everlasting peace as he went home to heaven at 4:11 a.m., Thursday, April 16, 2015. The world was blessed with his presence on September 22, 1917, being born to the late Wilber and Mildred (Shafer) Roller of rural Vanlue area. Lester married Mary...

Shawn A. Scott

Shawn A. Scott, 36, of Fostoria, Ohio, died Thursday, April 16, 2015 at his home. He was born April 5, 1979 in Fostoria to Ray and Terri (Robinson) Scott Jr. Surviving Shawn are parents Ray and Terri Scott, both of Fostoria; sons, Kamran Scott of Findlay, Ethan Scott of Fostoria;...

Carolyn G. Roth

Carolyn Gene Roth, 78, of Kansas, passed away at 2:32 a.m., Thursday, April 16, 2015 at the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. Carolyn was born on March 7, 1937, in Bettsville, to the late Raymond and Mary Gene (Marshall) Feterle. She married Leonard “Skip”...

Family wins back seized gold coins that could be worth $80M

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict. U.S. Department of the Treasury officials insist the $20 Double Eagles were stolen from the U.S....
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NY woman tackles pothole problem by planting pansies there

Elaine Santore fills a pothole in the middle of North Center St. with pansies in Schenectady, N.Y, on April 13, 2015. Santore decided to take it to another step by dumping dirt and pansies into potholes located on two streets. She decided to plant the flowers to make a statement...

Colorado law enforcement switches message to safe pot use

DENVER (AP) — Breaking from decades of “Just Say No”-type messaging about marijuana use, Colorado law enforcement officials are starting a new campaign designed to promote safe marijuana use. The revised campaign starts this weekend, when tens of thousands are...

Highway abuzz with bees after semitruck tips, dumps hives

LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A semitruck carrying honeybees scattered hundreds of hives when it overturned early Friday on a highway north of Seattle. The truck had just merged onto Interstate 5 around 3:30 a.m. Friday when it tipped on its side, dumping its load of 448 hives,...
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Prosecutors: NY office worker posed as dentist, pulled teeth

This booking photo provided by the Bronx District Attorney’s Office in New York shows Valbona Yzeiraj on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Yzeiraj was arraigned Thursday on charges she posed as a dentist when the real dentist was away and seriously injured patients after pulling...

Police: ‘Tree Ninja’ caught chopping down tree with a hammer

BOSTON (AP) — Boston police say they have arrested a 65-year-old man they believe is the infamous “Brighton Tree Ninja.” For several years a vandal has been damaging newly planted trees and shrubbery in the city’s Brighton neighborhood. Authorities have...