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Lane reduction planned on U.S. 224

U.S. 224 from just west of North Ridge Road (Hancock County 300) to the interchange with Interstate 75 in Findlay will be reduced to one lane Thursday and Friday and possibly on Monday to allow for drainage work, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. The restriction...

Prison sentence for man shot while burglarizing home

A McComb man was sentenced today to four years in prison after police said he was shot while burglarizing a village home. Christian G. Moreno, 24, pleaded guilty in Hancock County Common Pleas Court to a second-degree felony of burglary. At about 1:45 a.m. Oct. 22, he trespassed...
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VIDEO: Attorney general candidate talks with Courier staff

  David Pepper, a Democratic Party candidate for Ohio Attorney General, talks with Courier reporters and editors about how to fix the state’s heroin abuse problems and what he thinks Attorney General Mike DeWine is not doing well in office.
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VIDEO: Frack doubles gift to BGSU, Community Foundation

  Findlay resident Bill Frack is doubling his previously announced gift to northwestern Ohio. Frack announced today he will donate $20 million to the Community Foundation of Findlay-Hancock County, at least half of which will go to Bowling Green State University’s...

Candidate for attorney general details drug plan

A Democratic candidate for Ohio attorney general touted his plan to reduce heroin abuse in the state, during a visit to Findlay today. David Pepper, a former Cincinnati councilman and Hamilton County commissioner, spoke with The Courier about his efforts to combat the drug. He...

Investigation continues into fight at The Cube

Findlay police today released more information on a fight that seriously injured a city man at The Cube. Ian Fleck and another spectator of a mixed martial arts event were involved in an argument and fight at about 10:40 p.m. March 29, said Lt. John Dunbar. Fleck, 30, of Findlay,...

UPDATED: Corps says flood-control plans delayed again, to 2016

The Army Corps of Engineers said  this morning that its final report detailing Blanchard River flood-control plans may not be complete until 2016, more than a year later than its most recent estimate. That’s a timeline that regional officials are calling “unacceptable.” Updat...

Petro employee under investigation for theft

NORTH BALTIMORE — A Petro Shopping Center employee is under investigation for allegedly stealing about $13,000 from the business. The theft is believed to have occurred within the last week from the store at 12906 Deshler Road, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. The...

Findlay man gives $20 million to Community Foundation and BGSU

Findlay resident Bill Frack is doubling his previously announced gift to northwestern Ohio. Frack announced today he will donate $20 million to the Community Foundation of Findlay-Hancock County, at least half of which will go to Bowling Green State University’s men’s...

Four students seriously hurt in Pa. school stabbings

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others, injuring as many as 20. Westmoreland County emergency management spokesman Dan Stevens says not...