Development director: Shortage of workers, buildings are biggest threats to growth

The new point man for Hancock County’s economy said Friday he is plugging away at the biggest threats: shortages of workers and buildings for...

Police: 5 dead, 8 injured in shooting at Florida airport

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — An arriving airline passenger pulled a gun from his luggage and opened fire in the baggage claim area at the Fort...

Interstate 75 southbound lanes closed

The southbound lanes of Interstate 75 are closed due to an accident north of Hancock County 99, scanner traffic indicated. More details will be...

Marathon considers separating Speedway to help boost stock prices

Marathon Petroleum Corp. said today it will consider separating Speedway as part of an effort to boost its stock price, or “shareholder value.” A...

Fatal traffic accidents jump in Hancock County

The number of people who were killed in traffic accidents in Hancock County during 2016 almost doubled from the previous year, according to local...

Cleveland Browns keeping coach

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The worst season in franchise history won’t cost Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson his job. If anything, owner Jimmy Haslam is...

Ohio’s minimum wage increases by 5 cents

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s minimum wage has increased by 5 cents to adjust for inflation. Non-tipped workers must be paid an hourly wage of at least...

Red Cross assists Fostoria fire victims

FOSTORIA — The American Red Cross North Central Ohio Chapter is aiding a mother and child whose Fostoria house trailer burned Saturday. The fire...

Fostoria man charged with causing fatal crash

A Fostoria man was indicted Wednesday for drunkenly causing a crash on U.S. 224 that killed a passenger in his vehicle in July. Jacob J....

Train strikes vehicle near Fostoria

FOSTORIA — A CSX train reportedly struck a vehicle tonight in the 20000 block of Ohio 613, west of Fostoria, according to scanner traffic. The...

Fostoria woman killed in Wood County crash

A Fostoria woman was killed this morning in a crash in Wood County’s Perry Township, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office....