Four financial recovery plans detailed

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — Despite making more than $3 million in cuts, city officials will likely still be calling on voters to help get Fostoria out of its fiscal emergency. Fostoria City Council was presented with four different versions of a financial...

Fostoria superintendent criticizes Kasich proposals

By MORGAN MANNS for the courier FOSTORIA — Fostoria Superintendent Andrew Sprang on Tuesday levied criticism at Gov. John Kasich’s education-related proposals included in his proposed budget, calling one of them “unprofessional.” Sprang spoke about some of...

‘Coffee with Cop’ set for Saturday

“Coffee with a Cop” for February will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge, 1769 S. Romick Parkway. Members of the Findlay Police Department and Hancock County Sheriff’s Office will be present. There is no agenda. It is...

McComb school board to interview 4 for superintendent

McCOMB — McComb school board decided Monday to interview four men for the district’s open superintendent position. Upper Sandusky High School Assistant Principal Tony Fenstermaker, McComb seventh- to 12th-grade Principal Jeremy Herr, Findlay High School Principal...

Findlay woman injured in two-vehicle crash on I-75

A Findlay woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash on the exit ramp from southbound Interstate 75 to Ohio 12 at 12:57 p.m. Tuesday, the Findlay Police Department reported. Larenda Davis, 57, of Findlay, a passenger in one of the vehicles, was injured and taken to Blanchard Valley...

Controversial Anti-crime Program To Be Expanded In Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An anti-crime summer initiative by police will be expanded to a year-round program in Ohio’s capital, where it has drawn criticism from protesters following fatal shootings by officers. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther...

Costs May Go Up For Ohio License Plates, Driver’s Licenses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio drivers may be paying more to get their license plate or driver’s license under proposed changes to the state transportation budget. One change proposed Tuesday by the Ohio House of Representatives Finance Committee would allow county...

Suspicious package causes evacuations in New Jersey

LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — A bomb squad has dismantled a suspicious package that led to the evacuation of two apartment buildings in New Jersey. The package, which later was determined to be a hoax, was found near a pay phone outside a convenience store Tuesday evening in Linden....

Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration’s plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through this country. Previous...
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Even at anything-goes Carnival, these lyrics raise eyebrows

AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo SAO PAULO (AP) — The typical notion of Carnival in Brazil is that anything goes: no headdress too big, no outfit too small, no song too ribald. This year, some organizers of the world’s best known street party are saying:...