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2 drivers hurt in Findlay crash

Drivers from Findlay and Mount Blanchard were injured in a two-car collision Friday afternoon at the intersection of South Blanchard and Second streets, Findlay police reported. Kyle Wetler, 29, of Findlay, and Jennifer McDaniel, 43, of Mount Blanchard, were taken to Blanchard...

Wood County sheriff reports scam

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several scam incidents where county residents were called by people claiming to be sheriff’s deputies. The residents were told they had missed jury duty and there was a warrant out for their arrest. They were told if they did not...

Appeal Leads To Delay In Ohio Buried Newborn Murder Case

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A former high school cheerleader who’s accused of killing and burying her newborn baby won’t go on trial in Ohio next week. The delay comes after attorneys for 19-year-old Brooke Skylar Richardson appealed a ruling from Thursday on disputed...

Motorcyclist hurt in Upper Sandusky crash

UPPER SANDUSKY — A motorcyclist was injured tonight in a collision with a tractor-trailer on Ohio 199, south of U.S. 23 in Upper Sandusky. The crash was reported about 7:47 p.m. Upper Sandusky police and the State Highway Patrol responded. A Life Flight medical helicopter was...

More work planned on Osborn Avenue bridge

Findlay’s Osborn Avenue bridge, which was replaced last year, will have additional work done on the deck this spring, Hancock County Engineer Chris Long said Friday. Long said he talked to personnel from H.G. Zachrich Construction, Defiance, the contractor, and the company will...

Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Assault Of 13-year-old Boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer accused of having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy when she previously worked as a teacher’s aide has pleaded guilty to reduced charges including attempted felonious assault. Maria Velez faces up to nine years in...

Judge Allows Woman’s Taped Testimony At Her Own Murder Trial

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge says the videotaped testimony of an Ohio woman who died two years after she was doused in gasoline and set ablaze can be used at her former boyfriend’s trial. A Franklin County judge in making the ruling Friday said he knew of no other case in...

2 Killed When Car Flips During Police Chase In Ohio

NORTHWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Two people have died after their car flipped over during a brief police chase in Ohio. Police in Northwood near Toledo say a man and woman were killed Friday morning when their car hit a curb and flipped. The names of the two people who died haven’t...

Ohio Senate Approves $115M Plan To Replace Voting Machines

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Counties would split nearly $115 million to replace voting machines around Ohio under a plan approved this week by the Ohio Senate. It now goes to the Ohio House, where lawmakers might consider it before summer break. The Columbus Dispatch most Ohio voting...

Mom, Boyfriend Plead Not Guilty In Death Of 4-year-old Girl

EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman and her boyfriend have pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges in the death of the woman’s 4-year-old daughter. A medical examiner says Aniya Day-Garrett died last month in Euclid (YOO’-klihd) from a stroke...