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Search uncovers drugs in Ely Avenue residence; Findlay man arrested

A Findlay man was arrested after a search of an Ely Avenue residence early this morning uncovered drugs, according to the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force. At 6:58 a.m. today, METRICH, with assistance from the Findlay Police Department, executed a search warrant at 243 Ely...

Flood advisory in effect for Seneca, Wyandot counties

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a flood advisory for south central Seneca and north central Wyandot counties until 1 p.m. Saturday. An emergency management crew has reported an ice jam on the Sandusky River near the Seneca/Wyandot county line, west of Sycamore.

Police Seek Tips After 2 Young Adults Are Shot Dead In Alley

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo police say a young man and woman were found fatally shot in an alley in the northwest Ohio city. Police say officers who were dispatched to the scene on Thursday evening found 20-year-old Santiago Rease and 19-year-old Colleen Stamper had each been shot...

Coach: Youth Team’s ‘racist’ Jerseys Referenced Surnames

CINCINNATI (AP) — The coach of a teenage basketball team dismissed from a Cincinnati recreational league for wearing jerseys with racist names has questioned how the league handled the situation and says the monikers were variations of his players’ surnames. The team...
Big Ten Hoops Weekly, January 12th-2018
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Big Ten Hoops Insider (1/12/18)

Big Ten Basketball Insider Weekly for January 12th Including + Story of the Week & Players of the Week | Weekend Spotlight | Ranking the B1G League  

UPDATE: Multiple accidents reported across county; Ohio 613 closed between Leipsic, McComb

As the snow and ice have started to fall across Hancock County, multiple accidents have occurred, including several cars crashing into utility poles: Ohio 613 is closed at Pleasant Township 117, between Leipsic and McComb, due to an accident, according to the Ohio Department of...

Wrong Vermilion: Louisiana Arrest Prompts Hate Mail To Ohio

VERMILION, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police department receiving angry emails and Facebook messages about the controversial arrest of a teacher is asking the senders to stop for one key reason: It actually happened in a similarly named community in Louisiana. Police in Vermilion, Ohio,...

University of Findlay cancelling on-campus classes, activities for remainder of day

Due to expected ice and snow this afternoon and evening, the University of Findlay has announced that all on-campus classes, events and campus offices will close at noon. Online classes for UF students will continue as scheduled, the university said.

Pilot Crash-lands In Yard, Unhurt But Done With Hobby Flying

WADSWORTH, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a pilot flying solo to an Ohio airport lost power in his small aircraft and crash-landed in someone’s backyard but escaped injury. Retiree Roger Keene was preparing to land at Wadsworth Municipal Airport west of Akron around midday...

With flu cases on the rise, area hospitals impose visitor limitations

Because of the recent increase in flu and other respiratory illnesses, Blanchard Valley Hospital and Bluffton Hospital have imposed visitor limitations. Children age 14 and younger are asked to refrain from visiting the hospital for the time being, to lessen the risk of exposing...