UPDATED: Severe thunderstorm warning for Hancock County until 6:30 p.m.

  The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Hancock County until 6:30 p.m. A severe thunderstorm was reported near Ottawa, moving east at 35 mph. Wind gusts of up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail are possible with this storm. A severe...

Man Cleared As Suspect In Officer’s Shooting Considers Suing

COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man says being identified as a suspect in an officer’s shooting caused turmoil for his family, even though he was quickly cleared and investigators concluded the policeman tried to kill himself and fabricated a cover-up story. A statewide...

3 Friars Want Judge To Nix Case In Supervision Of Predator

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three Franciscan friars have asked a judge to dismiss criminal charges that they didn’t properly supervise a suspected sexual predator accused of molesting more than 100 children, most at a Pennsylvania high school. The Altoona Mirror...

Ohio Driver Dies In Car Fire As His Mom, Others Can’t Help

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a driver died in a car fire in front of his mother and other witnesses who couldn’t help him escape the burning vehicle outside his Cincinnati-area apartment complex. The man’s car apparently burst into flames Wednesday afternoon...

Facial Reconstruction Made To Help ID Remains Found In 1989

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Authorities hope a facial reconstruction by a forensic artist can help identify skeletal remains found in an Ohio creek nearly 28 years ago. The remains of an unidentified man were found in Flat Rock Run Creek in Marion County on July 19, 1989. The Ohio Bureau...

Police Want Traffic Cameras Back Despite State Restrictions

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in an Ohio city say a spike in deadly crashes is behind their push to bring back traffic cameras after abandoning them in response to state restrictions. Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl says officers will need to be posted at the camera locations to...

Owners Say Arena Should Be Rebuilt Before Hosting NCAA Games

CINCINNATI (AP) — The owners of a Cincinnati arena say they want to completely rebuild it, with taxpayer help, after the NCAA announced its men’s basketball tournament would return to the city if the building is upgraded. Officials with Nederlander Entertainment, which owns...

Slip Away

What a waste it is to lose one’s mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is  –  Dan Quayle The young grocery employee tried not to look frightened, but I think I worried her. I had been retracing my steps inside a grocery...

Prince’s 1980s Band Hits The Road For Memorial Tour

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For members of Prince’s 1980s backing band The Revolution, reuniting and hitting the road for a spring U.S. tour is how they are coping with the “Purple Rain” pop superstar’s unexpected death a year ago. When Prince died of an accidental...

Jerry H. Bryant

Jerry H. Bryant, 76, of Fostoria, passed away on Tuesday, April 18,2017 at The University of Toledo Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.