Attorney General Eric Holder to resign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration’s legal fight against terrorism and pushed to make the criminal justice system more even-handed, is resigning after six years on the job. He is the nation’s first black attorney...

UPDATE: Accident with semitrailer snarls morning I-75 traffic

A non-injury accident involving a vehicle and a semitrailer with two trailers backed up traffic on the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 this morning, near the Hancock County 99 exit. Both lanes are now open after the accident this morning snarled traffic. The Findlay post of the...

Lowell R. Robbins

Lowell R. Robbins, 76, of Tiffin and formerly of Fostoria, died Saturday evening at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. He was born on August 12, 1938 in Indiana to James and Winona (Wiggs) Robbins. Lowell married Shirley Guthrie on March 28, 1967, in Indiana, and she died Feb....

Ismael B. Bernal

Ismael B. Bernal, 90, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Fostoria, passed away Monday September 15, 2014 at Mission Trail Baptist Hospital in San Antonio. He was born January 31, 1924 in Gonzales, Texas to the late Miquel and Soledad (Barron) Bernal. He married Maria Carmona,...

Tigers beat White Sox, reach playoffs

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers looked dormant with the bats until a pitch from Chicago’s Chris Sale hit Victor Martinez around the back of his left shoulder. Then tempers flared, the benches and bullpens emptied — and Sale’s shutout didn’t last...

Mohawks aiming for first triumph

By ANDY WOLF SPORTS WRITER For the fifth straight game, St. Wendelin will square off against a winless opponent. And with the Mohawks having remained winless through the season’s first four weeks, something will have to give when they host Toledo Horizon Science Academy in...

Tough challenge in store for Chieftains

By ANDY WOLF SPORTS WRITER BASCOM — Opportunities to knock off big-name opponents during the regular season may only come a few times each year. Hopewell-Loudon will have its second shot in three weeks to bring down a state-ranked football team, after falling 55-14 to...

Arcadia spikers bounce H-L

BASCOM — Abbie Dauterman stashed 21 kills, Molly Glick served for 15 points with three aces and Haley Kieffer registered 26 assists Wednesday night as Arcadia downed Hopewell-Loudon 25-20, 25-22, 25-15 in Blanchard Valley Conference play. The Redskins upped their record to...

Arrestee accuses Fostoria officer of misconduct

Fostoria Police Department is investigating alleged misconduct by one of its own officers. On Monday night, Fostoria police Chief Keith Loreno said two individuals were stealing metal merchandise belonging to the railroad company from an access road along the Columbus Avenue...

Fostoria Focus to close

The Fostoria Focus, a free weekly newspaper distributed in Fostoria and Findlay, is reportedly closing after its Sunday issue. News of the closure came in an email sent Wednesday to dozens of business and civic leaders in the Fostoria area, including The Courier. The Focus did...