Accident injures Findlay man

A Findlay man was injured tonight when his vehicle was rear-ended at the intersection of South Blanchard and East Main Cross streets, Findlay police reported. Dave Dulaney, 57, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, police said. Police said Dulaney, driving a...

Drug unit arrests 11 in Seneca County

TIFFIN ­— The Seneca County Drug Task Force-METRICH Enforcement Unit on Friday rounded up 11 people, most for selling heroin and cocaine in Seneca County. Five more suspects were being sought. Of the 11 arrested Friday, 10 were from Tiffin and one from Toledo. A Seneca County...

Carey bank robber sentenced to prison

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Carey man was sentenced today to three years in prison for robbing a village bank. Chad E. Gossman, 38, had pleaded guilty in Wyandot County Common Pleas Court to robbing the First Citizens National Bank, 129 E. Findlay St. On Jan. 14, Gossman entered the bank...

Cleveland Organizes To Court Political Convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland nonprofit groups and community leaders are launching an organized effort to lure a national political convention to northeast Ohio’s largest city in 2016. The Plain Dealer ( ) reports a nonprofit corporation has been formed to work on bids, and...

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announces dividend

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announced today it will pay out a quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share on common stock, payable March 28, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 5, 2014. The dividend is the 168th consecutive quarterly dividend paid out by...

Open Arms to receive state grant

Findlay’s Open Arms Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services is one of 23 rape crisis centers in Ohio to receive a grant from the state, which will be used to help sexual assault survivors. The funds will come from Ohio’s $2 million Rape Crisis Program Trust Fund, according to...

Ohio Air Base To Lease Some Property To Cut Costs

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio Air Force base plans to lease property on and off the base to cut costs amid shrinking defense budgets and to bolster public and private partnerships. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports the possibilities could include sharing services and...

Solid Returns Strengthen Ohio Public Pension Funds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Strong investment returns last year have boosted the long-term financial stability of Ohio’s public pension funds serving roughly 1.7 million people. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports the largest of the five funds had a return of 13.9 percent. That...

Police Seek Drivers After Marine’s Death In Ohio

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — Police investigating an Ohio hit-and-run crash that killed a U.S. Marine from Virginia are hoping to identify and interview three drivers who were in the area and were captured on surveillance video. A vehicle struck 34-four-year-old Monica Plank of...

Ag Census Shows Boom In Farm Sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — American agriculture has experienced a boom, with market values of crops, livestock and total agricultural products reaching record highs even as the amount of U.S. farmland declined. A new government survey says the number of U.S. farms dropped to 2.1 million...