UPDATED: Marathon buys 1,342 Hess stations in East, South for $2.87 billion

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — The Hess name will disappear from gas station signs after a $2.87 billion deal to sell the chain to Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Speedway, but the holidays will still see the popular Hess toy truck. The deal gives Marathon Petroleum the retail operations...

UPDATE: Fostoria police arrest three teens in burglary and slaying

Three men wanted in connection to a Wednesday night burglary-turned-homicide were taken into custody Thursday, less than 24 hours after the manhunt began. Tyson Ogg, 18, Garrett Brown, 17, and Dallas Salaz, 19, were arrested by Fostoria police Thursday afternoon after an in-depth...

Injury accident reported in front of Findlay post office

Findlay police and Hanco Emergency Medical Service personnel are responding to a reported injury accident in front of the Findlay post office, 229 E. Main Cross St., about 10:43 a.m. A pedestrian was apparently struck by a vehicle. Additional information will be posted when it is...

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...