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One lane reopens after semitrailer fire on northbound I-75 near Cygnet

One lane is now back open after a semitrailer fire on northbound Interstate 75 closed the road near Cygnet earlier today, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation and the State Highway Patrol. The fire is under control, but the right lane of the road is still closed...

New grocery distribution center bringing 425 jobs to Findlay

A grocery distribution center, eventually employing 425 at $57,000 per year on average, will be built on Findlay’s north end by 2016. Plans for the $38 million, 337,831-square-foot distribution center, south of Hancock County 212 and west of Hancock County 18, were approved today...

Poll: US split on legal pot, against online bets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Americans are split over whether marijuana should be legalized for recreational use, according to a poll released Thursday. But the same poll finds them solidly opposed to online gambling. The Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll finds...
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Deliberations in 1970s Wyoming death continue

FILE – This undated booking file photo provided by the Christian County, Mo., Sheriff’s Office shows Alice Louise Uden. Uden, 74, and her husband, Gerald Uden, 71, were jailed and face first-degree murder charges in Wyoming in the deaths of their ex-spouses and two...
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Bodies found after fire at tennis star’s home

In this photo provided by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, flames destroy a home in a gated community Wednesday May 7, 2014 in Tampa, Fla. Officials have confirmed that three bodies have been found in the home. (AP Photo/Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office)...

Rail track repairs closing some Findlay streets in May

Three major thoroughfares in Findlay will be closed at times during May as Norfolk Southern Corp. replaces railroad tracks, according to the city’s Engineering Department. Beginning Monday, May 12, the following roads will be closed for approximately one week: Lima Avenue,...

Accident reported on U.S. 68

Power poles are down at the intersection of U.S. 68 and Hancock County 26, and an injury accident has been reported just north of that location at 8:15 a.m. Law enforcement are at the scene and emergency personnel are on the way. Scanner traffic indicates there is heavy traffic...

Saboteur, please

Everybody wants to rule the world – Tears for Fear During a recent Read For Life spelling bee I was deflated when our Courier spelling team incorrectly spelled “oleaginous.” I felt emptier than a Donald Sterling fan club meeting. But other teams had missed that,...

Saboteur, please

Everybody wants to rule the world – Tears for Fear During a recent Read For Life spelling bee I was deflated when our Courier spelling team incorrectly spelled “oleaginous.” I felt emptier than a Donald Sterling fan club meeting. But other teams had missed that,...
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Oscar Pistorius defense calls anesthetist

Oscar Pistorius is seated in a courtroom at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, May 6, 2014. A man who lives next to the house where Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend has testified at the athlete’s murder trial about the night of the killing, saying he...