Windy rainstorms expected

The National Weather Service says showers and thunderstorms with gusty winds will move across parts of northwestern Ohio and the western basin of Lake Erie between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. today. Expect wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph, and possible hail, the weather service said. Lightning...

Wyandot County crash reported

Authorities in Wyandot County were called to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Ohio 53 and Wyandot County 44, north of Upper Sandusky, about 5:10 p.m. today. Two medical helicopters landed at the accident scene. More details will be reported when they become available.

On Deck: Big Friday of local sports

There’s a big day of local sports set for today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier sports department. Area teams will compete in six track and field meets throughout the region. The biggest meet will take place at Clymer Stadium as...

Six people arrested in Findlay prostitution sting

Six people were arrested by the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force during an undercover prostitution investigation this week in Findlay. Arrested on Wednesday for soliciting, a third-degree misdemeanor, were: • John Roquemore, 42, of Versailles. • Adam Bishop, 34, of Pandora....

Findlay man hurt in motorcycle crash near McComb

McCOMB — A Findlay motorcyclist was injured about 1:25 p.m. today when he hit the rear of a slowing vehicle near McComb, Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy R.E. Griffin reported. Roger Stewart, 56, of Findlay, was ejected from his motorcycle in the crash and was taken to Blanchard...

Sewer work to close East Sandusky Street next week

East Sandusky Street will be closed between East and Main streets for part of next week as crews install a new storm sewer, according to Findlay’s Engineering Department. The closure will start at 8 a.m. Tuesday and last until 5 p.m. Thursday. The engineering department is...

Gabe’s coming to former Home Depot store site

Gabe’s, which describes itself as a fashion retailer, will open a store this summer at the former Home Depot store, 1981 Tiffin Ave., Gabriel Bros. reported. Other reports are that more retail stores are on the way. But the owner of the property, Isaac Property Company, of...

Cooper Tire declares quarterly dividend

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has announced a quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share on common stock, payable June 27 to stockholders of record at the close of business June 2. The dividend, announced today, marks the 169th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Cooper Tire....

Counterfeit money discovered in Findlay, Fostoria, Tiffin

Counterfeit $20 bills have recently been circulating in Findlay, Fostoria and Tiffin, law enforcement officials are reporting. “The counterfeit $20 notes are printed on bleached genuine paper and will feel like genuine currency. The ink used makes the counterfeit note appear...

UPDATE: Demolition of former Elks building may start tonight

Demolition of the former Elks building at 601 S. Main St., may begin this evening after 6 p.m., Marathon Petroleum Corp. reported. Marathon had earlier said that demolition work would begin on Saturday. The former RCM Architects building, next door to the south, will be razed in...