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Wisconsin man charged with murder in Ohio Turnpike stabbing

Oct. 20, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A Wisconsin man was charged with murder Wednesday in what authorities believe was a random knife attack that killed a motorist and injured another after they had stopped at a travel plaza on the Ohio Turnpike. The victims, who were not traveling...

Cities seek to loosen rules on spending federal pandemic aid

Oct. 17, 2021 10:54 AM EDT

At the Loma Verde Recreation Center south of San Diego, demolition work is underway on a $24 million project that will rebuild the facility from the ground up, complete with a new pool. An hour's drive to the north, the iconic bridge to the Oceanside pier is deteriorating because the city...

Man charged with running unlicensed funeral business in Ohio

Oct. 15, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of running unlicensed funeral operations has been indicted on corpse abuse and other charges weeks after authorities removed two bodies from a Columbus building that prosecutors allege he used for makeshift funeral services. ...

Ex-school employee gets life sentence for teen sex assaults

Oct. 12, 2021 12:08 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Calling him a “cancer in the community,” a judge on Tuesday ordered a former school employee in northern Ohio to spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually assaulting several teenage boys. The judge sentenced Ronald Stevens to at least 101...

Richardson's 5 FGs lifts Northern Illinois over Toledo 22-20

Oct. 09, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — John Richardson kicked five field goals, including a 29-yarder with 26 seconds remaining in the game, and Northern Illinois rallied last in a 22-20 victory over Toledo in Mid-American Conference play on Saturday. In a game that saw six lead changes,...

Former Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer returns to Buckeye State

Sep. 30, 2021 02:51 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer didn’t even try to downplay his homecoming. Jacksonville’s head coach is returning to his home state for the first time since making the jump to the NFL, and it won’t be just any road trip for Meyer when the winless Jaguars...

Man drives from Ohio hoping to help Haitian friend at border

Sep. 25, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — As Haitian migrants stepped off a white U.S. Border Patrol van in the Texas border city of Del Rio after learning they'd be allowed to stay in the country for now, a man in a neon yellow vest stood nearby and quietly surveyed them. Some carried...

Andy Douglas, ex-Ohio Supreme Court justice, dies

Sep. 23, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Andy Douglas, a former Ohio Supreme Court justice who was part of the court’s liberal “gang of four” coalition that forced changes in the state’s school-funding system, died early Thursday. He was 89. Douglas had been in declining health...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Sep. 20, 2021 09:02 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. Sept. 19, 2021. Editorial: In voting for admittedly flawed maps, DeWine and LaRose abrogated their duty to Ohioans What were Gov. Mike DeWine and Secretary of State Frank LaRose thinking in voting for what they both...

Pannunzio punt return keys Colorado State's win over Toledo

Sep. 18, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Thomas Pannunzio returned a punt 70 yards for the game’s only touchdown and Cayden Camper kicked five field goals as Colorado State surprised Toledo 22-6 on Saturday. Pannunzio fielded the punt at his 30-yard line, started to his left, then broke...