Boys and Girls Clubs planning new facility

Construction on the facility at Fairfield Avenue and Pontiac Street will begin after the current building is demolished in January and be completed within 2018.

Runaway from Ohio found riding on semi in Indiana

A 17-year-old boy who had been reported as a runaway from northern Ohio was found Tuesday nearly 300 miles away riding between the cab and trailer of a semi in southern Indiana according to Indiana State Police.

IOC: Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag

The International Olympic Committee barred Russia and its sports leaders from the upcoming games in South Korea after its lead investigator concluded members of the Russian government concocted a doping scheme at the 2014 Sochi Games that “caused unprecedented damage to Olympism and to sports.”

Judge considers whether ricin suspect should remain detained

Betty Miller, 70, was taken into custody last week after telling investigators that she made the ricin because she wanted to “injure herself” and had tested the poison’s effectiveness on other residents, authorities said.

California communities under siege from wind-driven fires

In the San Gabriel Mountains foothills of Los Angeles about 45 miles away from the city, 30 structures burned. Mayor Eric Garcetti said the gusty winds expected to last most of the week had created a dangerous situation and he urged 150,000 people under mandatory evacuation orders to leave their homes before it’s too late.

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12/5 Prep Basketball Recap

Bishop Dwenger topped Norwell 48-41 in boys hoops Tuesday down in Ossian to headline the area hoops scene.