McComb woman sentenced for theft

OTTAWA — A McComb woman was sentenced today to 3 years for theft from Cherry’s Propane Service and tampering with evidence. Christine M. Wilson, 50, had been found guilty in a jury trial of stealing from the business and was also ordered to pay $89,000 in restitution. Courier...

Deputies arrest three in prostitution sting

Three men were arrested and charged with solicitation after a prostitution sting at area Interstate 75 truck stops. Charged with a third-degree misdemeanor were Gregory Singleton, 41, of Ypsilanti, Michigan; Anderson Bircheat, 48, of Leeds, Alabama; and Kevin Neathery, 45, of...

Burglary-turned-homicide defendants appear in court

After waiving their right for preliminary hearings Thursday, two of the three teens charged in last week’s burglary-turned-homicide will have their cases considered by the Seneca County Grand Jury. Tyson J. Ogg, 18, and Dallas A. Salaz, 19, waived their individual preliminary...

Collision injures Findlay bicyclist

A car hit and injured a bicyclist on Thursday in Findlay. Melissa Spencer, 32, of Findlay, was struck at about 3:20 p.m. while riding her bike south on the sidewalk of the 300 block of North Main Street, according to Findlay police. Spencer collided with a Pontiac Grand Am that...

Cooper revives plans for global technology center

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. celebrated its 100th anniversary Thursday with the news it will resume plans to locate a $40 million global technology center in Findlay and add 40 high-quality jobs. “We’re really, really happy about being able to reinstitute that and get that going...

Fine Arts Wing to be named after Wittwer

Outgoing Findlay Superintendent Dean Wittwer will be leaving the school district this summer, but his name will remain here. The Dr. Dean and Pat Wittwer Fine Arts Wing at Findlay High School will open next fall, the school board announced at Wittwer’s retirement ceremony...

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday in a personal meeting with President Barack Obama, shortly after publicly apologizing for deep problems plaguing the agency’s health care system that Obama called “totally unacceptable.”...

I-75 traffic stops planned for nights next week

Motorists are advised to use caution while traveling on Interstate 75 near Findlay Monday and Wednesday night. Construction crews will make short-term stops in traffic between the hours of 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. Both northbound and southbound traffic will be affected on Monday night....

Marathon reports tornado damage at Louisiana refinery

Marathon Petroleum Corp. said Friday that a tornado at its Garyville, Louisiana, refinery on Wednesday damaged a cooling water system and caused the No. 1 crude unit and other units to be taken off-line. Based on an initial assessment of the damage and repairs, the unit is...

UPDATE: Toledo Blade will close printing plant, lay off more than 100

The Toledo Blade that the newspaper plans to shut down its downtown printing plant and its mailing facility, and will layoff about 131 people. In a recent letter to employees, Blade officials said the newspaper “has been losing money for many years, with losses exceeding...