Fostoria woman injured in U.S. 224 crash

A Fostoria woman was injured Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash at U.S. 224 and Hancock County 23 in Biglick Township, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Paige Durst, 24, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by private vehicle for a possible ankle injury, the...

UPDATED: 6 hurt in Hardin County crash

KENTON — Six people, including four children, a Dunkirk man and a Kenton woman, were injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning near Kenton, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. A Ford Escort driven by Tasa Henry, 36, of Kenton, was northbound on U.S. 68...

Chair Says Ohio GOP Not Thwarting Libertarians

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Republican party chairman has told a federal judge his party was not behind recent challenges to a Libertarian candidate trying to run against Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik). Chairman Matt Borges (BOHR’-jihs) testified Monday...

Ohio University’s St. Patrick’s Parties Less Rowdy

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say University of Dayton student neighborhoods toned down their St. Patrick’s Day partying this year. School officials said in a statement Monday night that students celebrated responsibly overall. Three people were arrested Monday afternoon...

Commissioners approve annexation for industrial park

Hancock County’s commissioners agreed today to annex the bulk of property needed for a new 350-acre industrial park from Marion Township to Findlay. Located on Findlay’s northeast side, the land is bordered by East Bigelow Avenue, Crystal Avenue, and Hancock County 212. The...

Israel Building Center For Ancient Artifacts

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Antiquities Authority says it is building a national archaeological center to house nearly two million ancient artifacts, including the world’s largest collection of Dead Sea Scrolls. The authority said Tuesday the center in Jerusalem will...

Oil Leak Found In Southwest Ohio Nature Preserve

CINCINNATI (AP) — Fire officials say oil leaked into a southwest Ohio nature preserve from a crude oil pipeline. Capt. Steve Conn of the Colerain Township Fire Department says residents in the area reported they had smelled petroleum for several days before the leak was detected...

Man Wanted In Ohio Slaying Arrested In Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a man wanted in the slaying of an Ohio woman has been arrested in northeast Arkansas. The U.S. Marshals say officers arrested 29-year-old Marquis Walker on Monday in Jonesboro. U.S. Marshal Bob Clark says the arrest came after an hour-long...

Suspension Upheld In Ohio Boy’s ‘finger Gun’ Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A three-day suspension from school has been upheld for a 10-year-old boy a principal says pretended his finger was a gun and pointed it at another student’s head. The fifth-grader had said he was “just playing around” but Columbus city...

ADVISORY: CourierCam undergoing maintenance

The Courier Cam on South Main Street, Findlay, may be unavailable for part or all of the day  as it undergoes maintenance.