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Updated: Fostoria Focus to close

FOSTORIA — The Fostoria Focus, a free weekly newspaper distributed in Fostoria and Findlay, is reportedly closing after its Sunday issue. News of...

Third arson suspect maintains innocence

The third suspect charged in connection to a fatal Memorial Day arson on South Poplar Street will stand trial this October. Charles V. Schaeffer,...

UF to debut sonography program Tuesday

The University of Findlay will have a new academic program to offer in January. A sonography program, which will offer three areas of study, will...

Salaz pleads guilty in shooting case

Dallas A. Salaz, who was charged in connection to the late-May shooting death of a 20-year-old Fostoria girl, pleaded guilty to several felony...

Blanchard Street crash injures Findlay man

A Findlay driver was taken to the hospital after he swerved to miss another vehicle and hit a power pole at 4:07 p.m. Tuesday on South Blanchard...

Hall gets 30 months in arson case

Timothy D. Hall, 20, 126 Findlay St., was sentenced to two and a half years in prison Tuesday on charges stemming from a Memorial Day house fire...

Jerry Sandusky’s son to speak at annual Open Arms meeting

Matthew Sandusky, the son of former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, will speak at the annual meeting of...

Upgrade will allow Hancock County residents to text for help

Residents of Findlay and Hancock County will be able to text 911 for help in the near future. Hancock County’s commissioners signed a five-year...

Bloomdale juveniles to serve time for cancer scam

BOWLING GREEN — Two Bloomdale brothers will serve time in a juvenile detention facility for stealing money through a cancer scam. The teenagers,...

Ohio 18 closed today between Bairdstown, Bloomdale

Ohio 18 is closed today between Fast and Cloverdale roads, between Bairdstown and Bloomdale, for resurfacing work, according to the Ohio...

UPDATE: Four injured in two-vehicle crash near Rawson

RAWSON — Four people were injured when a car rear-ended a Kawasaki utility vehicle on Hancock County 12, south of Hancock County 313, just south...

Area lawmaker wants to strengthen texting-while-driving ban

COLUMBUS (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker who sponsored the state’s texting-while-driving ban says more should be done to strengthen the law. State Rep....