Clarification: Postal Vehicles-Corruption Story

DETROIT (AP) — DETROIT (AP) — In a story Oct. 21, 2011, The Associated Press reported that Sarah Fawaz had her sentence reduced in a federal fraud case to a year of home confinement from a sentence of eight months of house arrest and four months in a halfway house. As part of...

Clarification: Postal Vehicles-Corruption Story

DETROIT (AP) — DETROIT (AP) — In a story Oct. 21, 2011, The Associated Press reported that Sarah Fawaz had her sentence reduced in a federal fraud case to a year of home confinement from a sentence of eight months of house arrest and four months in a halfway house. As part of...

Cops: Motive For Anti-Arab Graffiti Was Personal, Not Ethnic

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio man told them he spray-painted a swastika and a message cursing Arabs on a Lebanese family’s home because he was angry over a perceived slight, not because of their ethnicity. Twenty-eight-year-old Osama Nazzal, of Toledo, is scheduled...

Museum Official: No Plans To Sell Wright Brothers Artifact

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — The National Aviation Hall of Fame is reassuring a congressman that it has no plans to sell a century-old wooden propeller signed by one of the Wright brothers. The 8 ½ foot spruce propeller from 1915 is the only known airplane...

Nap Time: Rangers, Napoli Finally Reunited For 3rd Stint

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Napoli has rejoined the Texas Rangers for the third time, calling it a great opportunity to be back with his first World Series team. The Rangers re-introduced Napoli on Thursday morning. He got an $8.5 million, one-year contract that includes a club...

Judge: Man Can’t Be Tried In Forgotten ’72 Cop-shooting Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An 82-year-old man who was indicted, but never prosecuted, in the nonfatal shooting of an Ohio police officer almost 45 years ago cannot be tried now, a judge ruled Thursday. The case against Charles Hays fell through the cracks, and prosecutors acknowledged...

They’re Not Dentists. Would You Let Them Fill Your Cavities?

BOSTON (AP) — Need a tooth pulled or a cavity filled? Forget the dentist. A number of states are allowing or considering letting “dental therapists,” professionals with a lower level of training, do the job. In dozens of countries and a handful of U.S. states, dental...

Wendy’s Profit, Sales Fall In Fourth Quarter

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Wendy’s reported lower fourth-quarter sales fell primarily due to the refranchising of its restaurants. The maker of Frosty shakes has sold back many of its restaurants to franchisees to focus its business more heavily on franchising, rather than running...

Ohio Bill Would Allow Longer Sentence For Disfiguring Victim

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The case of a woman set on fire by her ex-boyfriend has prompted an Ohio lawmaker’s proposal to allow longer sentences for crimes that permanently maim or disfigure victims. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports the bill introduced this week could make a...

World Relief To Lay Off 140 After Trump Refugee Order

BALTIMORE (AP) — World Relief says it is laying off more than 140 staffers after President Donald Trump’s executive order cut the number of refugees allowed to resettle in the United States. The Baltimore-based non-profit that helps resettle refugees announced Wednesday...