Train strikes car in Bradner

Reports from scene of Friday night’s car vs. train crash near Bradner indicate a male subject in the car fled his vehicle prior to impact, but has been located and is now talking with Wood County Sheriff’s Office deputies. He was not injured in the incident. The crash...

Redmen parents, coaches Feed The Team

Senior Fostoria High School football players Jimmy Cooper (left) and Kaleb Bemis are served hamburgers, hot dogs, various side items, and desserts Thursday evening at Fostoria Memorial Stadium. Parents and coaches came together to organize the event, Feed The Team, in hopes that...

UPDATED: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor’s office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said. In a statement, Melissa Rivers said her mother was “resting comfortably” with family. She did...

Browns Star Gordon Sacked For 2014 Season

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon’s wait is over, so is his 2014 season. The star wide receiver’s career is now in peril. The Cleveland Browns learned Wednesday that Gordon’s indefinite suspension by the NFL has been upheld and he will miss at least 16 games for...

ABC names new ‘Bachelor’

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC has chosen its next “Bachelor.” Chris Soules, who came in third last season on “The Bachelorette,” will look for love among 25 women vying for his heart. His selection was announced Wednesday on “Good Morning America.” The...

Pope appoints new bishop to lead Toledo diocese

Pope Francis has named a new bishop to lead the Toledo Catholic Diocese. On Tuesday, Pope Francis named Bishop Daniel E. Thomas as the eighth Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo. Bishop Thomas has been serving as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia...

Nasty winter ahead

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The folks at the Farmers’ Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it. Memories of the polar vortex and relentless snowstorms won’t soon be...

Fostoria educators issue bucket challenge

Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School educators and staff took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Thursday while raising funds for the ALS Association. Read all about what others in the area are doing to raise funds for the association and who they are calling out to meet the...

A day of ‘paying it forward’

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida. She ordered an iced coffee around 7 a.m. Wednesday in St. Petersburg and asked to pay for the caramel macchiato for the stranger in the car behind her....

Getting inked? Check the bottle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first. The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe. Last month, California company White and Blue Lion Inc....