The Courier » 2017 » March » 08

ODOT: Hancock County I-75 construction starts this month, public meeting Monday

The Ohio Department of Transportation says that work will begin this month on the Interstate 75 widening through Hancock County and Findlay, and that a public meeting on the project will be held Monday. The public meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. in the main ballroom at the Hilton...

Police: Pregnant Ohio Woman Dead In Suspected Murder-suicide

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — Police say a northeast Ohio man apparently fatally shot his pregnant girlfriend at her home before killing himself, leaving a gruesome scene discovered by the woman’s mother and son. Medina (meh-DY’-nuh) police say 36-year-old Julie Young and...

Actor Faizon Love Arrested In Ohio After Airport Altercation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Actor and comedian Faizon Love has been jailed on a misdemeanor assault charge in Ohio after an alleged altercation with a valet at John Glenn Columbus International Airport. Authorities allege that Love argued with the 24-year-old man on Tuesday and then...

Consultant Sues Ohio School After Presidential Debate Moved

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school that said it backed out of hosting the first presidential debate last year because of increasing security costs is being sued by a consultant who alleges the university lost the event because of infighting and incompetence by staff. The Dayton...

Cavaliers Center Bogut Done For Season With Broken Leg

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers center Andrew Bogut will miss the remainder of the season, including the playoffs, with a broken leg. Bogut broke his left leg in his debut for Cleveland on Monday night, an injury that occurred after the 7-footer was on the floor for just 58...

Man pleads not guilty to murder charges

A Chicago man pleaded not guilty this morning to charges of murder in February death of a Toledo man. Husam H. Coleman, 36, appeared before Judge Reginald Routson in Hancock County Pleas Court to respond the a three-count indictment in connection with the death of Marcus...

UPDATED 5:30 P.M.: High wind warning in effect until 7 p.m.

A high wind warning is in effect for Hancock, Putnam, Allen, Seneca, Henry and Wood counties until 7 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Wind gusts of up to 60 mph are possible today as a cold front pushes through the area. A wind gust of 63 mph, with sustained winds...

Ohio Couple Charged In Murder After Girl’s Body Found Hidden

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A couple who reported their 5-year-old daughter missing before her body was found hidden at their northeast Ohio restaurant have been indicted on charges including murder and corpse abuse. Police found Ashley Zhao’s body in the North Canton restaurant...

Inmates’ Social Security Numbers Are Given To Identity Thief

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio prisons system has accidentally released about 2,000 prisoners’ Social Security numbers as part of a records request by a convicted identity thief. The information was included on a list of inmates at Chillicothe (chihl-ih-KAHTH’-ee)...

Ohio Prison System Mistakenly Releases Inmate ID Data

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio prisons system says it’s looking into identity theft monitoring services for inmates after the agency accidentally released about 2,000 prisoners’ social security numbers. The information was mistakenly included on a list of inmates at...