Videotape shows Schaeffer admitting to helping Weiker

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER TIFFIN — A Fostoria man, accused of complicity in a Memorial Day arson that killed two people, told investigators he helped the woman who started the blaze because he wanted to have a relationship with her, a video showed Tuesday. Several...

School district to unveil new website

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore School District’s improved website will roll out next week, the school board was told Tuesday. Administrators and principals have been working to update the website. A few students were involved, adding...

Appeals court hears drug stop appeal

By RYAN DUNN staff writer LIMA — Three judges will consider whether a State Highway Patrol sergeant could smell marijuana after standing upwind from a Tennessee man for only a few seconds. The sergeant, who searched Trenton Shuttlesworth after a traffic stop on Interstate...

Grand jury indicts 11 on felony charges

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted 11 people, including one accused of assault with a baseball bat. The defendants: • Alic M. Dutton, 19, of Findlay, was charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony. On Monday in Findlay, Dutton...

Van-truck crash hurts Tiffin driver

BASCOM — A Tiffin man was admitted to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, after a Seneca County Agency Transportation minivan and a tractor-trailer collided on Ohio 18, east of Bascom, about 8:40 p.m. Monday, the Fremont post of the State Highway Patrol reported....

Board buys land for new bus garage

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools will have a bus garage that’s out of the flood plain soon. The school board on Monday unanimously approved the purchase of a 13-acre piece of property along Broad Avenue, south of West Bigelow Avenue and north of...

Fostoria man’s murder trial begins

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER TIFFIN — A Fostoria woman who has confessed to setting a fatal fire last May testified against Charles V. Schaeffer Monday, saying he showed her how to light the railroad flare she used to start the blaze. Shey Weiker’s testimony came...

Drugs found in resealed candy bag

State Highway Patrol troopers found drugs inside of a resealed candy bag during a recent traffic stop, according to the patrol. Troopers stopped a 2004 Cadillac CTS, with Michigan registration, for a speed violation on southbound Interstate 75 near the Ohio 12 exit at 8:46 p.m....
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