Murder cases sent to grand jury

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — After waiving their right to preliminary hearings on Thursday, two of the three teens charged in last week’s burglary-turned-homicide will have their cases considered by a Seneca County grand jury. Tyson J. Ogg, 18, who is...

Woman sent to prison for theft

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — A McComb woman will return to prison after she was convicted of stealing cash from an employer for the second time. Christine M. Wilson, 50, was sentenced Thursday in Putnam County Common Pleas Court to serve three years in prison and pay...

Commissioners OK maintenance work

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Hancock County’s commissioners approved some building maintenance projects on Thursday. On the list are the exterior windows at the Hancock County Courthouse, 300 S. Main St. The commissioners awarded a $25,735 contract to Service Team of...

Justice center study receives approval

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — The Seneca County commissioners on Thursday approved a resolution accepting a study which indicates a nearly $8.5 million justice center would benefit the county and the city of Tiffin. Commissioner Fred Zoeller said approval of the...

Three face solicitation charges

Three men were arrested and charged with solicitation after a prostitution sting at area Interstate 75 truck stops. Charged with a third-degree misdemeanor were Gregory Singleton, 41, of Ypsilanti, Michigan; Anderson Bircheat, 48, of Leeds, Alabama; and Kevin Neathery, 45, of...

Flare started Fostoria fire

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — A Fostoria woman allegedly used a railroad flare to start a Memorial Day fire that destroyed a Fostoria home and killed two people inside, according to court documents. Shey L. Weiker, 31, and Charles V. Schaeffer, 44, both of 151...
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