UPDATE: Power outage in Hancock County

McCOMB — Nearly a thousand Hancock County residents are without electricity. Hancock County at 2:40 p.m. had 996 customers without power,...

Hancock County’s unemployment rate is fourth lowest in Ohio

Hancock County’s unemployment rate in November shrank to 3.3 percent, fourth lowest in the state. It was 3.4 percent in October. Jobless rates...

Treatment center to open next month

Hancock County’s first residential treatment center will have its grand opening next month. A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for the Tree...

Heroin seized in Van Buren raid

VAN BUREN — Law enforcement officers found heroin after raiding a Van Buren home. At about 5:30 p.m. Monday, officers entered 109 ½ S. Main St....

Updated: 2 escape injury in Fostoria car-train crash

Two motorists escaped injury early today when their car collided with a Norfolk Southern train on Fostoria’s Columbus Avenue. Fostoria...

House fire reported near Vanlue

VANLUE — Firefighters from Vanlue and Washington Township have been called to a house fire at 11588 Hancock County 252, northwest of Vanlue. The...

British singer Joe Cocker dies of lung cancer

NEW YORK (AP) — British singer Joe Cocker, whose had hits that included “You Are So Beautiful” and “Up Where We Belong,” and a contortionist...

Five injured in Interstate 75 accident

CYGNET — Five people were hurt, one seriously, in a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 75 in Wood County Sunday afternoon. The Bowling Green...

Findlay business among 6 suspected of illegal gambling

A Findlay business believed to illegally run a casino was raided by state agents today. Officials entered Talk ‘n’ Win, 7525 Patriot Drive, for...

Salvation Army still seeking donations

The Christmas basket distribution at the Salvation Army is being done today and Friday, but the organization needs financial assistance with a...

Cooper, Apollo agree to dismiss remaining claims

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and would-be buyer Apollo Tyres, of India, appear to be done with their legal wrangling after last year’s failed...

U.S., Cuba to re-establish diplomatic relations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Cuba have agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations and open economic and travel ties, marking a...