Commissioners unanimously approve bed tax hike

Hancock County’s commissioners voted today to increase the county’s bed tax by 3 percent to benefit the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts...

2 hurt when motorcycle hits deer

A motorcycle driver and passenger were injured when the cycle hit a deer at 7:34 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Hancock County Roads 140 and...

Fostoria police arrest two wanted felons from Toledo

Fostoria police arrested two wanted felons from Toledo in a covert operation Monday. Shonquell T. Denson, 21, and Dorian R. Williams, 22, were...

Latta on presidential choice: “I want somebody who can lead”

U.S. Rep. Bob Latta did not name his choice for president in 2016 on Monday, but his description of what he wants in a president sounded closer...

Traffic lights at Bright Road, County 212 to be updated Thursday

The Hancock County Engineer’s Office will be updating the traffic lights at the intersection of Bright Road and Hancock County 212, near...

Findlay police investigate early morning burglary

Findlay police are investigating an early morning burglary, in which a man brandishing a machete broke into a home in the 1600 block of South...

Clyde man injured in Interstate accident near Van Buren

VAN BUREN — A Clyde man sustained non-life-threatening injuries in a single-vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 75 a mile...

Fostoria official takes North Baltimore post

After 3½ years as safety-service director for the city of Fostoria, Allyson Murray announced her resignation Friday. Effective Oct. 30, Murray...

Memorial service planned at Elmwood for student killed in crash

Elmwood High School will hold a memorial service for Derek Sheldon on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the school’s gym. Sheldon, 17, died Thursday in...

Elmwood student killed in crash

BLOOMDALE — An Elmwood High School student was killed when his vehicle struck a tree in the 2000 block of Bloomdale Road early Thursday, the Wood...

UPDATE 10:20 P.M.: Gunman kills 9 at Oregon community college

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a rural Oregon community college Thursday, killing nine people before dying in a shootout with...

Election registration deadline Monday

The deadline for voter registration for the Nov. 3 general election is Monday. Election board offices throughout the state will be open from 8...