Findlay man injured in accident Friday

A Findlay man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Tiffin Avenue and Carnahan Avenue at 4:38 p.m. Friday. Cody Roddy, 20, was traveling westbound on Tiffin Avenue in his 2002 Saturn when he collided with a car driven by Michael Benedict, 33, of Findlay....

McLane paid $26,853 an acre for distribution center land

McLane Co. Inc. paid $26,853 an acre for 88 acres south of Hancock County 212 on which it will build a $38 million grocery distribution center, according to Hancock County records. The 337,831-square-foot distribution center, to open in 2016 across from Lowe’s Distribution...

Riverdale teacher’s resignation expected Monday

MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Riverdale school board expects to receive the resignation of kindergarten teacher Barbara Williams on Monday evening. Williams was caught on camera in May shoving and picking her student up by the face.  She is facing a first-degree misdemeanor for...

Authorities suspicious as two vacant houses burn in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Putnam County authorities are suspicious about two morning fires that damaged two vacant houses owned by the village of Ottawa. The first fire, at 315 North Perry St., damaged a two-story house. It was called in at 5:11 a.m., authorities said. The second fire,...

During the night, an ATV accident kills Cloverdale man

Andrew Altenburger, 28, of Cloverdale, died early this morning in an all-terrain vehicle accident. Putnam County Sheriff’s deputies reported they received a 9-1-1 call at 2:20 a.m. stating Altenburger had crashed in a field west of road 23-L south of Cloverdale. He had struck a...
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Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint

In this photo provided by the Edmond, Okla. Police Department, Justin Blackmon is pictured in a booking photo dated July 23, 2014. Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond on a complaint of marijuana...
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2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

FILE – In this April 19, 2014 file photo, University of Texas football player Montrel Meander comes down with a pass during the first half of the Orange and White college football game, in Austin, Texas. A University of Texas police spokeswoman says two Longhorns football...
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Cavaliers sign rookie Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins of the Cleveland Cavaliers dunks against the Milwaukee Bucks in an NBA summer league basketball Friday, July 11, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) Andrew Wiggins of the Cleveland Cavaliers dunks against the Milwaukee Bucks in an NBA summer league...
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Arizona execution: Lawyer said inmate not in pain

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood. The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 denied a final, last-ditch appeal from Wood, who is seeking a reprieve from execution. (AP Photo/Arizona...
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Doctor fired back at gunman in hospital attack

A hospital worker views police activity near the scene of a shooting at a wellness center attached to Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa., on Thursday, July 24, 2014. A doctor grazed by gunfire from a patient who had entered his office in a suburban hospital’s...