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  • French Ambassador visits NW Ohio

    French Ambassador visits NW Ohio

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:35:58 GMT
    French Ambassador to the United States, Francois Delattre and Congressman Bob Latta made their way around Northwest Ohio Wednesday, as part of a cultural and diplomatic visit to the area.First Findlay, then the Glass City."We, France, are among the leading foreign investors in Ohio and especially in northwest Ohio," Ambassador Delattre said.France and Ohio have a strong partnership, one Congressman Latta calls meaningful."It's very important, not just because of our cultural ties, but our eco...
    French Ambassador to the United States, Francois Delattre and Congressman Bob Latta made their way around Northwest Ohio Wednesday, as part of a cultural and diplomatic visit to the area.First Findlay, then the Glass City."We, France, are among the leading foreign investors in Ohio and especially in northwest Ohio," Ambassador Delattre said.France and Ohio have a strong partnership, one Congressman Latta calls meaningful."It's very important, not just because of our cultural ties, but our eco...
  • Vigil planned for 4 boaters lost on fishing trip

    Vigil planned for 4 boaters lost on fishing trip

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:11:33 GMT
    Friends and family are gathering to remember four people who went on a fishing trip and never returned. Amy Santus, 33, and her niece, Paige Widmer, 16, were found dead last week. Bryan Huff and Andrew Rose are still missing. Friends and family will hold a vigil at Turtle Point Marina this Friday in their honor.
    Friends and family are gathering to remember four people who went on a fishing trip and never returned. Amy Santus, 33, and her niece, Paige Widmer, 16, were found dead last week. Bryan Huff and Andrew Rose are still missing. Friends and family will hold a vigil at Turtle Point Marina this Friday in their honor.
  • Rossford students get pre-prom reality check on drunk driving

    Rossford students get pre-prom reality check on drunk driving

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:01:54 GMT
    Rossford High School students got a reality check about the dangers of drinking and driving three days before their prom.
    Rossford High School students got a reality check about the dangers of drinking and driving three days before their prom.

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - JANUARY 10, 2013

CHILD STARVED

(AP) - Their attorney says the Vermilion parents indicted in the death of their malnourished 18-month-old disabled son will fight the charges and show they were following medical advice. Adrienne Bartholomew and James Brothers also have been charged with providing poor care to five other children, most of whom were malnourished and undersized.

OHIO PUBLIC SCHOOL RANKINGS

(AP) - Ohio's public schools are 12th in the country in Education Week's annual rankings. The publication released its 2013 Quality Counts rankings Thursday. Ohio's overall grade was a B-minus. Its 79.6 percent score was up slightly from last year's 79.5 percent, but Ohio fell among other states for the third straight year.

NEW HONDA

(AP) - Honda says it will start building a new hybrid Accord sedan at its plant in central Ohio this year. The auto maker announced today that it will invest $23 million and add around 50 new jobs at the Marysville plant to build the 2014 Accord hybrid sedan.

TRAFFIC CAMERA LAWSUIT

(AP) - An attorney challenging the use of traffic speed cameras says a southwest Ohio village has reaped some $700,000 from tickets. Cincinnati Enquirer reports attorney Mike Allen says the speed cameras are "nothing more than a money grab." He wants a Hamilton County judge to shut down the system in Elmwood Place, near Cincinnati.

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION

(AP) - National Rifle Association president David Keene says Vice President Joe Biden has made it "explicitly clear" that the president has made up his mind about gun control regulations. The NRA was among the pro-gun groups that met with Biden today in Washington. Biden says he's gathered a series of recommendations that will be presented to the president by Tuesday.

CALIFORNIA SCHOOL SHOOTING

(AP) - More details are emerging about a shooting at a rural California high school. One student was wounded by a shotgun blast at a school in Taft, about 120 miles northwest of Los Angeles. A sheriff says the shooter used a weapon that belonged to his brother. Video shows him trying to conceal the rifle as he entered through a side entrance. A teacher and a staffer talked him into giving up the weapon

HOLMES TO STAND TRIAL

(AP) - The suspect in the Colorado theatre shooting will stand trial. That's the ruling of a judge who says there's enough evidence for James Holmes to be tried on charges he killed 12 people and injured 70 others. Holmes is due to be arraigned tomorrow but his lawyers say he's not ready to enter a plea.

PASTOR WITHDRAWS

(AP) - The evangelical pastor chosen to give the benediction at President Barack Obama's inauguration has withdrawn from the ceremony after remarks surfaced that he made two decades ago condemning the gay rights movement. The Rev. Louie Giglio of Atlanta says he withdrew because it was likely the prayer he would offer would, as he puts it, "be dwarfed by those seeking to make their agenda the focal point of the inauguration.

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