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Weiker gets life sentence in Fostoria arson

Shey L. Weiker has been sentenced to life in prison for her role in a Poplar Street fire that killed two people on Memorial Day. Weiker and her...

Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op conducting test this afternoon

Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op will be conducting tests on its load control system this afternoon, but co-op members don’t need to reduce...

Hancock County Sheriff’s Office gets safety grant

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has received a grant worth more than $34,600. A release from the office says the money came from the...

Dog jump draws crowd for fundraiser

This weekend’s dog jumping event continues at Riverbend Recreation Area. For Linda Casey, of Findlay, it’s a chance to have fun with he...

Injury crash reported in Washington Township

First responders are heading toward a reported two-vehicle injury crash at Ohio 12 and Washington Township 218. The crash was occurred at 5:50...

UPDATE: Guards union says Lima prison officials warned about escape

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Prison officials were warned about an escape the day before three inmates, including a school shooter who killed three...

UPDATED: Chardon shooter recaptured; questions rise about Lima prison

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A teenager convicted of killing three students at an Ohio high school scrambled over a fence to escape a state prison with two...

Wolf? Dog? Animal shot dead near Leipsic

Whatever it was, Leipsic residents won’t have to worry about it anymore. The Leipsic Police Department sent out an alert last night that said the...

Committee says security, discipline are concerns at Lima prison

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prisons oversight committee says security management and inmate discipline are concerns at the unit that housed a...

All three escapees, including Chardon killer, recaptured near Lima

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A teenager convicted of killing three students at an Ohio high school scrambled over a fence to escape a state prison with two...

Updated: Chardon High School shooter captured after prison escape

LIMA — Thomas T.J. Lane, 19, who killed three students at Chardon High School in 2012, escaped Thursday night from the Allen Correctional...

Transformer down at Lytle and South Poplar streets

Safety services crews are at the intersection of Lytle and South Poplar streets where a transformer is on the ground after being hit by a semi...