(Posted at 3:15 p.m.) LOS ANGELES A judge has ordered Paris Hilton returned to jail, and she was taken from court crying and screaming. The decision by Superior Court Judge Michael T. Sauer came this afternoon when he ruled that the 26-year-old hotel heiress must serve out her entire 45-day sentence behind bars rather than in her Hollywood Hills home.
(Updated at 6:45 p.m.) Severe Thunderstorm Watch 369 has been canceled. The National Weather Service now has an urban and small stream advisory in effect for Wood and Seneca counties. A small craft advisory is in effect off shore.
(Posted at 12:45 p.m.) The Bush administration on Friday suspended some of its new, post-Sept. 11 requirements for flying abroad, hoping to placate Congress and irate summer travelers whose vacations have been thwarted by delays in processing their passports. The proposal would temporarily lift a requirement that U.S. passports be used for citizens flying to and from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda.
(Posted at 10:05 a.m.) A Maumee mother convicted of slowly poisoning her son with an over-the-counter drug that induces vomiting will spend three years in prison, a Lucas County Common Pleas Court judge ordered this morning. Carrie Weaver, 28, was convicted May 4 of felony child endangering and faced up to eight years in prison.
(Posted at 7:35 a.m.) A Holland woman was taken to Toledo Hospital in critical condition last night after apparently being hit by a vehicle on Angola Road west of South McCord Road in Springfield Township, the Ohio Highway Patrol said. Linda Husen, 52, the victim, was listed in serious condition at the hospital this morning, a nursing supervisor said.
(Updated at 1:15 p.m.) FINDLAY A 22-year-old city man died at Blanchard Valley Hospital early this morning after being stabbed in the upper torso during a fight in the parking lot at Brandy s Cafe on West Main Cross Street here, police said. Killed was Andrew C. Coleman, of 1336 Logan Ave., officers said.
(Posted at 7:03 a.m.) PETERSBURG, Mich. A two-year old girl nearly drowned yesterday when she fell into a back-yard pool while playing in the 16000 block of Railroad Street in Monroe County s Summerfield Township, Monroe County Sheriff's Office said. The girl, whose name was being withheld pending notification of her parents, is in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, with her condition unavailable.