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....

Charges filed after inmate’s escape

BOWLING GREEN  (AP) — New charges have been filed against an inmate who escaped a low-level corrections facility in Bowling Green and a woman...

Early morning fire destroys Columbus Grove home

COLUMBUS GROVE — A fire early this morning destroyed a Columbus Grove home, Columbus Grove police reported. No one was hurt in the blaze at...

Cedar Point’s Mantis getting a makeover, new name for 2015

Cedar Point’s Mantis is being repurposed into a new ride for the 2015 season, Rougarou. Cedar Point announced today that Rougarou will use...

UPDATE: Escaped inmate found in Bowling Green attic

BOWLING GREEN (AP) — An inmate who escaped from a low-level corrections facility in Bowling Green was back in custody Thursday night after...

Military and overseas voting to begin for Ohioans

Military and overseas voting begins Saturday for November’s general election. County elections boards will begin mailing absentee ballots to...

Hancock County correction officers get new contract

Correction officers who work for the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office will get pay raises under a new three-year contract, but will pay higher...