On Deck: District championships on the line around the region

There is plenty of district baseball, softball and track and field action today around the region and we’ll have all of the action covered for you tonight here at The Courier. Five area softball teams will play for district championships. Courier writer Brian Lester will be at...

Suspects in murder case have court hearings

FOSTORIA — Three teenage suspects, arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Fostoria woman, have all appeared in court. Seventeen-year-old Garrett N. Brown had an initial hearing Friday in Seneca County Juvenile Court. Tyson J. Ogg, 18, and Dallas A. Salaz, 19, were...

Man reports assault, attempted robbery

A man said he was attacked by two men who attempted to rob him late Friday on Findlay Street, Findlay police report. The man told police he was walking in the 800 block of Findlay Street about 10:38 p.m. when he was “jumped” by a white male and a black male. The victim could not...

Injury accident reported

Liberty Township firefighters responded to reports of a single-vehicle injury accident at approximately 11:50 a.m. this morning at the intersection of W. Bigelow and Westmoor. The driver of the vehicle reportedly drove off the side of the road and struck a tree at the Hillcrest...

2 dead in Wood County crash

TONTOGANY–Two people were killed tonight in a single-vehicle crash on Sugar Creek Road near Scott Road, west of Tontogany, the Wood County Sheriff’s Office reports. The names of the victims are being withheld until they are positively identified, the sheriff’s...

UPDATE: Three arrests made after fatal Fostoria house fire

Three arrests have been made tonight in connection with a Fostoria house fire that killed two people and injured another person early today at 614 S. Poplar St. Shey Weiker, 31,  and Charles Schaeffer, 44, both of 151 Taft Blvd.,  and Timothy Hall, 20, 126 Findlay St.,  are each...

UPDATE: Motorcycle crash injures man near Benton Ridge

BENTON RIDGE — A Perrysburg man was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital after a 4:23 p.m. motorcycle crash north of Benton Ridge on Ohio 235, north of Blanchard Township 84, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. James R. Austermiller, 71, was driving south when he entered...

Single-car crash injures Arlington woman

MOUNT BLANCHARD — A rural Arlington woman was hurt in a single-car crash on Ohio 103 at Delaware Township 187, west of Mount Blanchard, at 6:28 p.m. Sunday, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Esther Bormuth, 90, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley...

Findlay woman charged with felonious assault

A rural Findlay woman was jailed after a weekend altercation with her boyfriend, authorities reported. Michelle Harp, 46, was taken to the Hancock County jail on charges of felonious assault, a second-degree felony, and one misdemeanor count of domestic violence, according to an...

Going to The Courier building? Please use Hardin Street entrance during road work

Customers to The Courier, Allegra printing, and Findlay Digital Design should use the newspaper’s entrance at West Hardin Street and Western Avenue during construction on West Sandusky Street. There is no access from West Sandusky. Signs direct customers to parking near the...