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Fishermen protest after eruption causes oil spill in Peru

Jan. 18, 2022 20:37 PM EST

LIMA, Peru (AP) — An oil spill on the Peruvian coast caused by the waves from an eruption of an undersea volcano in the South Pacific nation of Tonga prompted dozens of fishermen to protest Tuesday outside the South American country’s main oil refinery. The men gathered outside...

Waves from eruption in Tonga cause oil spill in Peru

Jan. 17, 2022 21:27 PM EST

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Unusually high waves attributed to the eruption of an undersea volcano in Tonga caused an oil spill on the Peruvian coast, but authorities said Monday the spill was controlled within hours and there's an ongoing process to clean the area. The Peruvian Civil...

Court can consider Ohio death row inmate's juror bias claims

Jan. 13, 2022 10:13 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The claims of juror bias by an Ohio death row inmate who killed two girls in a robbery including a 3-year-old can be further explored, a divided federal appeals court ruled. At issue before the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was an appeal by Jeronique...

Man accused of sexually abusing 6 boys gets 94 years

Jan. 05, 2022 15:46 PM EST

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who pleaded guilty to sexually battery after being accused of abusing six boys has been sentenced to a minimum of 94 years in prison. Allen County Judge Jeffery Reed called the case against Jeremy Kindle of Elida an “abomination” while sentencing...

USGS: Magnitude-7.5 earthquake strikes northern Peru

Nov. 28, 2021 09:39 AM EST

LIMA, Peru (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck northern Peru early Sunday, damaging some buildings and blocking several roads with rubble. While the quake was extremely strong, it was relatively deep — measured at 112 kilometers (70 miles)...

Lima to swear in 1st Black, 1st female mayor in its history

Nov. 26, 2021 09:38 AM EST

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — The city of Lima is about to swear in its first female and first Black mayor. Democrat Sharetta Smith will take her oath of office Monday at the city's Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center. She defeated Republican Elizabeth Hardesty on Nov. 2...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 23, 2021 23:58 PM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Akr. Hoban 78, Canfield S. Range 27 Amherst Steele 64, Elyria 25 Anna 35, W. Liberty-Salem 30 Antwerp 39, Holgate 24 Apple Creek Waynedale 47, Creston Norwayne 30 ...

Saturday's Scores

Nov. 20, 2021 23:59 PM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Amherst Steele 46, Cle. Hts. Beaumont 27 Archbold 42, Hicksville 39 Ashville Teays Valley 59, Logan 25 Bellbrook 45, Beavercreek 32 Beloit W. Branch 61,...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 20, 2021 00:00 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Albany Alexander 43, Circleville 37 Apple Creek Waynedale 58, Ashland Crestview 33 Arcanum 58, Bishop Fenwick 36 Attica Seneca E. 57, Bascom Hopewell-Loudon 24 ...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 30, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Tol. Christian 48, Lakeside Danbury 32 OHSAA Playoffs= Division IV= Region 13= Girard 49, Gates Mills Gilmour 26 Division V= Region...