US Oil And Natural Gas Rig Count Drops By 34 To 954

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this week to 954 amid depressed oil prices. Houston-based Baker Hughes said Friday 734 rigs were seeking oil and 217 explored for natural gas. Three...

US Oil And Natural Gas Rig Count Drops By 34 To 954

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this week to 954 amid depressed oil prices. Houston-based Baker Hughes said Friday 734 rigs were seeking oil and 217 explored for natural gas. Three...

Worker Burns Face, Neck In Explosion At Ohio Chemical Plant

MONROE, Ohio (AP) — A chemical explosion at a manufacturing plant in southwest Ohio has injured a worker. Fire and police officials in Monroe say the explosion at Alfrebro LLC occurred Friday afternoon. Monroe fire Chief John Centers says the worker was burned on his face and...

UPDATE: 3-vehicle injury crash reported near Fostoria

FOSTORIA — A Fostoria woman was seriously injured when her vehicle was struck by two separate vehicles on Ohio 613, west of Fostoria near Hancock County 257, Friday night, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Cornelia Hill, 51, of Fostoria was transported to...

1 Worker Injured In Chemical Drum Explosion At Ohio Plant

MONROE, Ohio (AP) — A chemical explosion at a manufacturing plant in southwest Ohio has injured a worker. Fire and police officials in Monroe say the explosion at Alfrebro LLC occurred Friday afternoon. Authorities say the worker’s condition is unknown. Monroe Fire...

1 Worker Injured In Chemical Drum Explosion At Ohio Plant

MONROE, Ohio (AP) — A chemical explosion at a manufacturing plant in southwest Ohio has injured a worker. Fire and police officials in Monroe say the explosion at Alfrebro LLC occurred Friday afternoon. Authorities say the worker’s condition is unknown. Monroe Fire...

Authorities: 1 Injured In Chemical Explosion At Ohio Plant

MONROE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a chemical explosion injured a worker at a manufacturing plant in southwest Ohio. Fire and police officials in Monroe say the explosion at Alfrebro LLC occurred around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Authorities didn’t release the name of the worker...

Students Tied To Offensive Graffiti Plead Guilty In Ohio

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Two former Miami University freshmen students charged in connection with offensive graffiti in a residential hall pleaded guilty to minor misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and were each ordered to pay fines and court costs totaling $275. A court...

Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting Of University Student

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A 22-year-old University of Kentucky student was shot and killed a block from campus Friday morning in what police believed was a random robbery gone awry. Jonathan W. Krueger, a junior communications major and photo editor at the school newspaper, was shot...

Former probation officer faces 9 sexual assault charges

KENTON — A former Hardin County Municipal Court probation officer was indicted Friday by a Hardin County grand jury on nine sexual assault charges. Donald Castle, 47, of Ada, was charged with seven counts of first-degree felony rape, and two counts of third-degree felony gross...