Findlay burglar sentenced to 3 years in prison

A Findlay man was sentenced today to three years in prison for his role in an armed burglary. Adrian L. Castillo apologized in Hancock County Common Pleas Court for joining three other men in a March 24 theft from 1000 Crystal Meadows Court. The offense was a second-degree...
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U.S. tops Ukraine to finish basketball worlds group

Derrick Rose of the US, left, dunks the ball during the Group C Basketball World Cup match against Ukraine in Bilbao, northern Spain, Thursday Sept. 4, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14. (AP...

Hancock County auditor appraisers to carry identification

The Hancock County Auditor has implemented a new identification process for the safety of homeowners and those assisting with property tax assessments. Appraisers from the auditor’s office will now carry identification badges issued by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Auditor...

UPDATE: Forest man arrested for OVI after crash near Jenera

Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man for operating a vehicle under the influence today after his silver Ford pickup truck was involved in a rollover crash. Kenneth Warren, 64, of Forest, crashed his truck at about 10:54 a.m. on Ohio 103, west of Hancock County 9, near...
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Study: Millennials less trusting than Gen X was

Steve McGlinchey poses in Farmington Hills, Mich., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. A new study has found that, while Americans are mistrustful of each other and institutions — from government to corporations and the media — young people are among the least likely age group to...
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Plenty of light! Feds are selling off lighthouses

This 2014 photo provided by Dave Waller shows the Graves Island Light Station on the outermost island of the Boston Harbor Islands. Waller bought the lighthouse at auction in 2013 for $933,888 and wants to convert it into a second home and vacation rental. (AP Photo/Dave Waller)...

Disturbance at detention center where 32 escaped

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A violent disturbance broke out involving more than 20 teens at the same Nashville juvenile detention center where more than 30 escaped earlier this week. About 28 teens — some of whom had also escaped during Monday’s massive breakout...

On Deck: Three Findlay High School teams in action

There are 44 events on the local sports schedule tonight and we’ll have the latest for you on all of the action for you here at The Courier. A trio of Findlay High School teams are in action today. The volleyball team heads to Fremont Ross for a Three Rivers Athletic Conference...
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N.C. inmate to adjust to life outside after 30 years

James McCollum, facing camera, walks from court following his release from Central Prison in Raleigh, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. Henry McCollum spent more than 30 years on death row for a rape and murder he didn’t commit. (AP Photo/Michael Biesecker) Leon Brown...

Fast-food protesters cuffed at higher-pay rallies

NEW YORK (AP) — Police handcuffed several protesters in New York and Detroit on Thursday as they blocked traffic in the latest attempt to escalate their efforts to get McDonald’s, Burger King and other fast-food companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour....