School Shooting Victim’s Dad Dies On Anniversary

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — The father of one of three teens killed in a 2012 school shooting in Ohio has been found dead on the second anniversary of his son’s death. A sheriff’s office in northeast Ohio says a family member found 48-year-old Russell King Sr. dead at his...

6 Ohio College Students Charged In Hazing Probe

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Six fraternity members at a northeast Ohio university have been charged after a hazing investigation. Police at the University of Akron say a 22-year-old man told investigators he went to a hospital after multiple nights of being beaten with paddles. Police on...

Two injured in early morning Interstate 75 crash

Two people from Delphos were injured this morning in a crash on Interstate 75, north of Ohio 613. Jaylynne Hamilton, 19, of Delphos, was driving a 1997 Ford Taurus northbound on the interstate when she attempted to change lanes. Hamilton lost control of her vehicle, striking the...

UPDATE: Police investigate scam involving Elmwood students

BLOOMDALE — Three high school students collected donations in Findlay and Wood County with a fake cancer story, the Elmwood superintendent said today. The students knocked on doors of area residences and told varying stories of fundraising for a fellow student or teacher with...

Meetings to be held for traffic plan input

Meetings to garner input on a downtown traffic plan that proposes changes to parts of Main and Cory streets will be held on March 12 at the Findlay Inn and Conference Center. Hosted by the Findlay-Hancock County Alliance, which has teamed with city government and business leaders...

Ohio City Makes Its RNC Bid Official

CINCINNATI (AP) — The head of the Hamilton County Republican Party says the Cincinnati region has officially made its bid for the next Republican National Convention. County GOP chairman Alex Triantafilou (TREE’-ahn-tuh-fee-loo) says the effort has bipartisan and...
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VIDEO: A look at The Courier’s Progress 2014 Edition

Progress is happening everywhere in northwestern Ohio and Hancock County, from the upcoming expansion of Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s headquarters in downtown Findlay, to the merger creating Legacy Farmers Cooperative, to new businesses opening in Bluffton. Look for the...

Giants And Bills To Play In Hall Of Fame Game

NEW YORK (AP) — The Buffalo Bills and New York Giants will kick off the 2014 NFL preseason in the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio. The league announced Thursday the matchup for the Aug. 3 game. The contest will be played a day after the Hall of Fame inducts seven new members,...

Ohio Man Gets Life In Shooting Over License Plates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a central Ohio man to life in prison for fatally shooting another man in 2012 during an argument over license plates. Twenty-three-year-old Brandon Hobbs won’t be eligible for parole for at least 18 years. He was sentenced...

OH Suspect Who Acted As Own Attorney Pleads Guilty

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio murder suspect who opened his trial acting as his own attorney has changed his mind and pleaded guilty. One day into his aggravated murder trial in Zanesville, Shaquille Davis pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced charge of murder with a gun...