Bluiett Helps No. 5 Xavier Get Past Butler 98-93 In OT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Trevon Bluiett made his final hometown appearance his best yet. He scored 26 points, led his team back from the brink and eventually headed home with a win. The former Indianapolis high school star scored 17 points in the final 14 minutes of regulation and...

Toledo Escapes Upset Bid By Northern Illinois 82-77

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Jaelan Sanford tossed in 22 points, Tre’Shaun Fletcher scored 20 and Marreon Jackson came up big down the stretch to help Toledo hold off upset-minded Northern Illinois 82-77 on Tuesday night. Jackson buried a 3-pointer with 54 seconds remaining to give...

Ohio County Heroin Coalition Sees Some Hope In Battle

CINCINNATI (AP) — People combining forces to battle the opioid epidemic in southwest Ohio say they see reasons for hope coming off a bad year for overdoses, spreading disease, and drug-related deaths. The Hamilton County Heroin Coalition formed three years ago among public and...

Update: Putnam Street fire reported

Findlay firefighters are battling a house fire at 831 Putnam St. Firefighters were called about 8:30 p.m. to a fire in a two-story house. The fire has displaced five adults, according to scanner traffic. More details will be reported when they become available.

Judge Issues Gag Order In Opioid Lawsuit Settlement Talks

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge has ordered attorneys and others to keep quiet about settlement discussions involving hundreds of lawsuits filed over the country’s opioid epidemic. Judge Dan Polster says parties to the lawsuits can only reveal whether meetings have...

Investigation continues into Findlay woman’s death

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the death of 28-year-old Danielle Rice of Findlay, whose body was found early Sunday afternoon along Cass Township 215 between Hancock County 18 and Hancock County 236, Sheriff Mike Heldman said Tuesday. He said...

Tiffin woman hurt in crash near Bascom

A Tiffin woman was injured in a crash Monday morning on Seneca County 7, near Bascom. According to the Advertiser-Tribune and Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer being driven by Pamela Hill, 62, of Tiffin, was northbound on Seneca County 7 when it...

Fire destroys building near New Riegel

A storage building and its contents were destroyed in a fire Monday evening near New Riegel, according to the Advertiser-Tribune. The fire was reported at 3870 Seneca County 47, northeast of New Riegel, at about 5:35 p.m.; firefighters from the NBS Joint Fire District and Bascom...

Risingsun house, garage destroyed in fire

A house and attached garage in Risingsun were destroyed Monday in a fire. According to the Advertister-Tribune, the fire was reported at 6975 Railroad St., Risingsun, at 2:15 p.m. Monday. No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was injured, according to Fire Chief Jeff...

Two UF horses have equine herpes virus

Two horses at the University of Findlay have tested positive for equine herpes virus, though they are not showing symptoms, according to the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Those horses have been isolated and the English Equestrian Farm is under quarantine, according to a UF...