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2 more bound over in murder case

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Two of the three suspects charged in the late-May shooting death of a 20-year-old Fostoria girl will join their alleged accomplice in Seneca County Common Pleas Court. Tyson J. Ogg, 18, transient, and Dallas A. Salaz, 19, were indicted by the Seneca...

Arson benefit set Saturday

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A local bar will host a fundraiser Saturday to benefit the families of the three victims of a deadly Memorial Day house fire on South Poplar Street. To help cover costs incurred for the two deceased victims and one survivor of the May 26 arson at 614...

Brown to be tried as adult

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The family of a 20-year-old Fostoria girl murdered last month breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday after learning the teen charged in her death will be tried as an adult. Garrett N. Brown, 17, is headed to Seneca County Common Pleas Court to face...

Judge yet to decide teen suspect’s status as adult

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A judge has yet to decide whether the teenage boy charged in the shooting death of a 20-year-old Fostoria girl late last month will be tried as an adult. Garrett N. Brown, 17, whose last listed address is Findlay, appeared before Judge Jay A. Meyer...

Store robber gets 5 years

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The man convicted of robbing an East Lytle Street convenience store at gunpoint back in February was sentenced to five years in prison Friday. Dakota M. Sharninghouse, 19, received the sentence on a first-degree felony charge of aggravated robbery...

Bar owners have cases heard in court

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The owners of Los Tocallos Bar and Restaurant had their cases heard in court Thursday after a May search warrant revealed they had not renewed their liquor license. Amber N. Bowers, 31, and Andrew P. Miller, 40, both of 837 N. Union St., had...

Driver in store robbery gets 5 years

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The getaway driver in the February armed robbery of an East Lytle Street convenience store was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday out of Seneca County Common Pleas Court. Zachary T. Spires, 19, was handed the sentence by Seneca County Judge...

Teen may be tried as adult

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The teenage suspect charged in the shooting death of a 20-year-old Fostoria girl late last month could be tried as an adult, a court official said Thursday. Garrett N. Brown, 17, whose last listed address is Findlay, will appear before Seneca County...

Gus Macker benched

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Stifled by a lack of participation, Gus Macker Basketball LLC has canceled its 3-on-3 basketball tournament scheduled in Fostoria for later this month. The 2014 Gus Macker National 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament was originally set for June 14 and 15 in...

Auditor eyes updating funds

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The city of Fostoria is discussing the termination of several funds to garner additional monies for projects like the long-awaited Stearns Road initiative. During Tuesday night’s meeting of Fostoria Finance Committee, City Auditor Steve Garner...