2 Russian troops killed in shelling in Syria

Russia has been providing air cover for Syrian President Bashar Assad’s offensive against Islamic State group militants since 2015. The Russian defense ministry said Monday that Russian jets had made 80 flights to back Assad’s offensive on Deir el-Zour, a key city that has been under IS siege for three years.

106-year-old Afghan woman faces deportation from Sweden

Their journey made headlines in 2015, when they were part of a huge influx of people who came to Europe from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and other countries. They traveled by foot and on trains through the Balkans before finally reaching Sweden.

Politics dominate summer’s last hurrah on Labor Day

In Ohio, tabloid TV star Jerry Springer attended a Labor Day parade in Cleveland on Monday amid speculation he is considering a run for Ohio governor as a Democrat in 2018.
Springer says working Americans need to unionize so they can get back benefits being taken by executives.

Police: Driver crashes into crowd at block party, injuring 8

The unidentified woman told officers that the brakes on her SUV failed Monday afternoon, causing her to hit the people.
Police say the victims were taken to area hospitals. None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

Overstreet Extends Streak in Regular Season Finale

TinCaps third baseman Kyle Overstreet had two hits on Monday afternoon to extend his on-base streak to 17 games since joining Fort Wayne, but the TinCaps lost to the West Michigan Whitecaps (Detroit Tigers) in the 2017 regular season finale, 4-1.

9/4 Inside The Zone – Week Four Preview

If one is a fluke, two a coincidence then after week 3 of the high school football season we’re seeing a pattern for the season. Justin Kenny of The News-Sentinel and Andy McDonnell break it all down on “Inside The Zone.”