Vehicle fire reported at Vanlue campground

The Vanlue Township Fire Department is responding to a vehicle fire at Heritage Springs Campground on Township Road 199, according to scanner traffic. People at the campground attempted to put the fire out multiple times, according to scanner traffic. More details will be posted...

Man injured after motorcycle hits deer

An Arlington man was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital after his motorcycle struck a deer on U.S. 68 Tuesday night, near Hancock County 172 in Jackson Township, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. W. Scott Kingsley, 49, was traveling northbound on a 2007...

UPDATE: Tiffin man injured in accident on Ohio 12

A Tiffin man was injured in a three-vehicle injury accident on Ohio 12 at Hancock County 88 in Liberty Township this afternoon, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Todd Koelsch, 39, of Tiffin, was stopped in a 2014 Nissan pickup truck on westbound Ohio 12 at...

Findlay man arrested after police search home

Findlay police arrested a Melrose Avenue man after raiding his home on a search warrant. Holden E. Smith, 25, was detained at about 11 p.m. Tuesday after a search of his 401 W. Melrose Ave. home, according to Det. Sgt. Justin Hendren of the Hancock METRICH Drug Enforcement Unit....

Hardin County train crash injures 2

Two people were injured in a truck-train collision on U.S. 68 in Hardin County at 1:43 p.m. Wednesday. Clarence F. Jewett Jr., 57, of Galloway, suffered minor injuries after he failed to yield to a rail crossing signal and his tractor-trailer was struck by a southbound CSX train...

Two people hurt in city accident

Two Findlay residents were hurt in a two-car crash at 7:29 p.m. tonight in the intersection of Broad Avenue and Howard Street, the Findlay Police Department said. Taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital were Abbigail Smith, 24, and her passenger, Melissa Turner, 26. According to city...

Gas leak shuts down intersection near BGSU

A gas line leak has shut down the intersection of East Wooster Street and Manville Avenue in Bowling Green, on the southwest corner of Bowling Green State University, according to media reports. Several nearby businesses have been closed and evacuated due to the leak. No injuries...

Governor signs two bills sponsored by Hite

Two separate bills sponsored by State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, concerning agricultural pollution and establishing a state “Meningitis Awareness Day”, were signed into law today by Gov. John Kasich. Kasich signed Senate Bill 150, which provides standards to ensure...

Crews cleaning Blanchard River working toward Hancock County

Crews working to clean the Blanchard River are working their way towards Hancock County. Hancock County’s commissioners received an update on the Blanchard River Stream Enhancement Project at today’s regular meeting. In May, Tawa Tree Service, of Ottawa, cleared 13 miles of...

UPDATE: Two Columbus Grove women killed in Ohio 65 crash

OTTAWA — Two Columbus Grove women were killed in a three-vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Ohio 65 in Putnam County. The Lima post of the State Highway Patrol reported Christine A. Hayden, 62, and Joan M. Beam, 85, died of injuries suffered in the accident. Beam was a...