Coroner called after body found in Fostoria reservoir

Emergency personnel have recovered a body from Reservoir 2 (Lake Mottram) in Fostoria after getting a call about 6:10 p.m. of a male jumping in and not resurfacing. The Hancock County coroner has been called to the scene. Police believe the subject is a 21-year-old male with a...

Fire reported at Whittier school dumpster

A minor fire was reported at 5:40 p.m. today on the Whittier Primary School property on Wyandot Street in Findlay. The fire was contained to a dumpster near the school and the cause of the fire is unknown, said the Findlay Fire Department. There was no damage to the school,...
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Dad’s heartbreaking Internet plea spurs strangers

This undated photo provided by Nathan and Emily Steffel shows their infant daughter, Sonya. Days after Sonya died in a Cincinnati hospital from complications of a liver tumor, Nathan Steffel asked users on Reddit if someone could alter the hospital photo to remove the tubes...
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Funerals being held for slain family near Houston

One of six caskets is moved into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for a funeral service for members of the Stay family Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Houston. Slaying victims Stephen Stay, 39, his 34-year-old wife, Katie, and their four youngest children were shot to...

Wood County officials say meningitis not spreading in Cygnet area

CYGNET — Facebook posts Tuesday and Wednesday that a girl died, likely of contagious meningitis, unnecessarily scared Cygnet-area parents. Privacy laws prevented the Wood County Health Department from confirming or denying whether the girl died or her identity or age. But...

Defiance Avenue closed Thursday for resurfacing

Defiance Avenue from Cory to Howard streets will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday for resurfacing. Residents will be granted access to their homes, but other traffic will need to find alternate routes.
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Gallopin wins Tour de France Stage 11

France’s Tony Gallopin looks back to see if he has enough lead to stay ahead of the sprinting pack as he crosses the finish line to win the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 187.5 kilometers (116.5 miles) with start in Besancon and finish in Oyonnax,...
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Police say Kennedy intruder was seeking Katy Perry

James Lacroix, 53, is led from a police cruiser into Barnstable District Court in Barnstable, Mass. Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Lacroix, accused of breaking into a home once owned by John F. Kennedy, told authorities he was looking for singer Katy Perry. (AP Photo/Cape Cod Times,...
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Once a niche, local foods becoming big business

Jawaan Montgomery arranges sorts produce for a farm share program, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Common Market warehouse in Philadelphia. Locally grown foods aren’t just for farmers markets anymore. A growing network of companies and organizations is delivering food...

Brazil police suspend 4 officers in Rio de Janeiro

SAO PAULO (AP) — Four police officers have been suspended after being caught on video as they beat journalists during an anti-World Cup protest, the Rio de Janeiro police department said Wednesday. A police department press officer said the four will remain suspended until...