Injury crash at Ohio 587 and County Road 18

Two unidentified individuals were transported to the hospital as a result of a crash at the intersection of Ohio 587 and County Road 18, according to a trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol Fremont Post. The trooper said a Ford was traveling eastbound on County Road 18 a...

Historical Fostoria film series prepares for second installment

More of Fostoria’s history will be shared through a continuation of a documentary series first released last year. The Fostoria Area Historical Society, in partnership with local film studio Capture1 Studios, is completing finishing touches to a sequel revolving around Fostoria’s...

Fostoria Rib-Off kicks off

Fostoria’s First Annual Rib-Off began today at 5 p.m. downtown in the Park & Shop Parking Lot. Wiseguys Redneck BBQ, Hawg Sauce Catering & BBQ, Bogey’s Smokin’ BBQ, Smokin’ Buckeye BBQ Co., and Great Scot Community Markets will be selling chicken,...

Metrich conducts drug bust at E. Tiffin St. home

Officers from the METRICH drug task force conducted a drug operation at 300 E. Tiffin St. Wednesday night. Around 8:30 p.m., officials were handcuffing at least seven adults on the porch of the home, which sits on the northeast corner of the Cadwallader intersection. One of the...

Arson benefit set Saturday

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 for the two deceased victims and one survivor of the May 26 arson at 614 S. Poplar Street, the Grooveline will...

Twitter worm self tweets

NEW YORK (AP) — A tweet containing computer code has started propagating itself through Twitter by taking advantage of a security flaw in Twitter’s TweetDeck application. In response, Twitter shut down the application’s access to tweets. The tweet is automatically...

One injured in Ohio 12 crash

  One person was injured this morning following a two-vehicle crash at Ohio 12 and 592 east of Fostoria. The accident involved a semi trailer and a Ford Focus. The driver of the Focus was transported to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital by Fostoria EMS. The crash blocked...

Bettsville store robbed at gunpoint

  Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of an armed robbery at Bettsville’s Dollar General store this morning. According to a news release from Seneca County Sheriff William Eckelberry, a lone male suspect allegedly entered the store shortly before 11...

UPDATE: Three arrests made in fatal house fire

Three arrests have been made tonight in connection with a Fostoria house fire that killed two people and injured another person early today at 614 S. Poplar St. Shey Weiker, 31,  and Charles Schaeffer, 44, both of 151 Taft Blvd.,  and Timothy Hall, 20, 126 Findlay St.,  are each...

Scam alert

A financial scam involving a hacked Facebook account is being investigated by the Wood County Sheriff’s Department. Facebook ‘friends’ of the hacked account were sent a ‘message’ soliciting funds, according to a press release. The ‘friends’ were notified they were winners of...