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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...

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.

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...

Motorcycle crash reported

McComb Fire and EMS are responding to a report of a motorcycle crash on Ohio 613, near Township 117, west of McComb. The accident was reported about 12:28 a.m.

Motorcycle accident sends Leipsic man to hospital

MCCOMB — A Leipsic man was injured in a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning in rural Hancock County The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported Michael Peterson, 32, of Leipsic, was driving a 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle westbound on Ohio 613 near Pleasant Township 117...

High-speed motorcycle chase ends in arrest of Findlay man late Saturday

A Findlay man was arrested following a high-speed chase that began on the east side of Findlay Saturday night. According to Findlay police, an officer attempted to stop a motorcycle driven by Kenneth H. Beasley, 20, of Findlay, in the 14400 block of Hancock County 212 at about...

UPDATED: One person hurt in Tiffin Avenue crash

A Findlay motorist was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 6:56 p.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of Tiffin Avenue, city police said. Rainer Mueller, 61, was transported with serious injuries to Blanchard Valley Hospital. According to the Findlay Police Department, Tim Gephart, 49, of...

R&A considers voting by mail on female members

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Royal & Ancient Golf Club could make history even before its historic vote in September to have female members. R&A secretary Peter Dawson said the club is deciding whether to allow members to vote by proxy, something he said has...
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Washington Monument reopening after earthquake

Park Service employees stand watch as visitor Roman Tanner, center, walks away with his Washington Monument ticket, which are distributed at on a first-come basis at the Washington Monument in Washington, Monday, May 12, 2014, ahead of a ceremony to celebrate its re-opening. The...

Former Ole Miss guard critical of Sam TV coverage

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Former Mississippi basketball player Marshall Henderson says ESPN’s coverage of Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL was inappropriate and that he is boycotting SportsCenter. Henderson took to Twitter Monday morning...