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Fostoria man sentenced to 10 years in prison on drug-related charges

A Fostoria man convicted of drug-related crimes by Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Kelbley was sentenced to 10 years in prison this afternoon. Kebley had found Joshua D. Williams, 48, guilty of four counts of trafficking in cocaine, one fourth-degree felony and three ...

Senzel, Votto open with homers, Reds roll past Tribe

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Reds got off to a scorching start at the plate before experiencing a scare in the field. Manager David Bell was grateful his team survived it. “We got lucky,” he said. Rookie Nick Senzel and Joey Votto hit back-to-back home runs to open the game before Senzel ...

Louisville shows ‘toughness’ earning World Series berth

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville showcased its “toughness” to qualify for its latest College World Series appearance. The Cardinals had to overcome three elimination games in a 27-hour stretch early in the NCAA Tournament to keep its CWS hopes alive. Now Louisville (49-16) is heading ...

Nebraska’s AG is lone holdout in pursuing opioid cases

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson has fought prescription opioid abuse through public education campaigns, worked with lawmakers to tighten prescribing practices and even demanded documents from the maker of OxyContin. He has said the overdose crisis is ravaging ...

A beautiful course, but a difficult one welcomes players at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth began the final day of U.S. Open preparation with a walk along the beach. No other U.S. Open has such a calming effect, especially the seven-hole stretch along the Pacific coast with sweeping views of sea lions basking on the rocks ...

Cavs hire Cal women’s coach as assistant

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have lured away another prominent college coach. This time, from the women’s game. Lindsay Gottlieb is leaving California after eight seasons to join John Beilein’s staff in Cleveland and become the seventh female assistant in the NBA. Gottlieb led the ...

Blues claim first Stanley Cup, shut down Bruins in Game 7

BOSTON (AP) — St. Louis goalie Jordan Binnington was waiting patiently, as NHL rookies learn to do, while the Stanley Cup was passed from teammate to teammate across the recently conquered ice of the new Boston Garden. Thirteen Blues took their turn with the iconic trophy, raising it above ...

House panel votes to hold top US officials in contempt

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Democratic-controlled House Oversight ...

Ravens QB Jackson gets crash course in Roman’s new-look offense

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens are receiving a crash course this week from first-year offensive coordinator Greg Roman, who’s rewritten the playbook to accommodate the peculiar talent of quarterback Lamar Jackson. Roman hopes the lessons learned during the team’s ...

Companies clueless on need for bereavement

Dear Annie: My daughter was 14 weeks pregnant when the baby died. The nurse midwives, who were wonderful, sent her home to have the miscarriage and told her it could take up to two weeks to “be complete.” I was surprised and extremely saddened by how she was treated by her supervisor at ...

How do you find prostate cancer without screening for it?

Dear Dr. Roach: Every year, I used to get a physical, which included a prostate exam as well as blood tests with PSA. When my doctor retired, I had a hard time finding a new one I liked. It has been three or four years since my prostate was checked, but my new doctor doesn’t do the prostate ...

Scorsese on Dylan, Netflix and beating back the blockbuster

NEW YORK (AP) — A recent multiplex marquee is haunting Martin Scorsese. Twelve screens and 11 of them were showing one movie: “Avengers: Endgame.” “Now, that’s not fair,” Scorsese says. “We have to fight back at this practice of overwhelming the market with the blockbuster. The ...

Watchdog: Abuse and neglect in nursing facilities unreported

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of seniors on Medicare even though it’s a federal requirement for them to do so, according to a watchdog report released Wednesday that calls for a new focus on protecting ...

More Ohio State alumni sue school over abuse by team doctor

COLUMBUS (AP) — Sixteen more Ohio State alumni sued the university Wednesday over how school officials dealt with a team doctor who an investigation recently concluded had sexually abused at least 177 young men between 1979 and 1997. The federal case filed mostly by ex-wrestlers, including ...

Judge awards $4.1 million in neo-Nazi website lawsuit

COLUMBUS (AP) — A federal judge awarded a Muslim-American radio host $4.1 million in monetary damages Wednesday after he successfully sued a neo-Nazi website operator who falsely accused him of terrorism. SiriusXM Radio show host Dean Obeidallah filed the civil complaint against The Daily ...

Sponsor of closed online school ECOT to repay state $879,000

COLUMBUS (AP) — The sponsor of a huge online charter school that abruptly closed in Ohio has agreed to repay the state $879,000. The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow closed in January 2018 after the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West suspended sponsorship. Attorney General Dave ...

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund

WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers for failing to attend a hearing on a ...

Pilot who crashed helicopter radioed he was lost

NEW YORK — The pilot killed when his helicopter hit the roof of a New York City skyscraper in rain and fog radioed that he was lost and trying to get back to the heliport but couldn’t find it, an official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The radio calls ...

Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank’s father

YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Cooper was a 20-something Californian unsure of his place in the world when he struck up a pen pal correspondence in the 1970s with Otto Frank, the father of the young Holocaust victim Anne Frank. Through dozens of letters and several face-to-face meetings, the ...

Facebook invests in renewables with Texas solar project

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant’s first direct investment in renewable energy. Boston-based renewable energy developer Longroad Energy ...