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Boil advisory issued

The city of Findlay has issued a boil advisory for residences at 1520 and 1521 South Court. As a precaution, residents there should boil, for at least one minute, any water used for drinking, cooking or oral hygiene.

Grand jury indicts man on murder charge

During a special session, a Hancock County grand jury has returned a murder charge this afternoon against a Findlay man who allegedly shot his wife last weekend. Onelio Almeida allegedly killed his estranged wife, Juanita Almeida, on Saturday in the parking lot of 107 Stanford Parkway, near the Flag City Mini Story Unit […]

North Baltimore Woman Accused Of Having Sexual Contact With A Minor

7/1/16 – 12:36 P.M. A North Baltimore woman is accused of having sexual contact with a minor, and investigators think there may be more than one victim. The Sentinel-Tribune reports 31-year-old Kimberly Telles has been charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, and disseminating materials harmful to a juvenile. […]

VIDEO: Blanchard Valley Hospital Uses Robot To Fight Germs

7/1/16 – 12:31 A.M. The war against germs and bacteria in hospitals has gone high tech. A couple of months ago Blanchard Valley Hospital started using a “germ-zapping” robot to help disinfect patient rooms… Audio: Brianne Herron Brianne Herron is an environmental technician at the hospital. She says the robot […]

Lentz: Get Rid Of Standing Water To Reduce Mosquitos

7/1/16 – 7:59 A.M. You’re probably planning on spending some time outside this holiday weekend. If you’re hosting a July 4th get-together, you’ll want to make sure you get rid of mosquito habitats… Audio: Ed Lentz Ed Lentz of the Hancock County OSU Extension Office says it only takes a […]

Home Invasion Reported In Kenton

7/1/16 – 7:04 A.M. A home invasion style robbery is being investigated in Kenton. WKTN radio reports the incident happened in the 400 block of West Columbus Street late Tuesday night. Three men reportedly forced their way into the home and threatened the residents while searching for money. The men […]

Independence Day Celebrations Set For This Weekend In Findlay

7/1/16 – 7:13 A.M. There will be plenty of events marking Independence Day in Findlay this weekend. Festivities get underway Saturday with a picnic at Riverside Park. The event runs from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. and will feature the United States Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors and the Findlay […]

Twin Brothers Sentenced For Roles In Wood County Arsons

7/1/16 – 5:31 A.M. Twin brothers charged in a series of Wood County arsons will stay at a juvenile detention facility in Sandusky for and indefinite time. The Courier reports 16-year-olds Alex and Andrew Crawford appeared in Huron County juvenile court Wednesday. Court administrator Chris Mushett tells the newspaper the […]

Neighborhood Revitalization Continues In Mount Blanchard

7/1/16 – 5:07 A.M. The effects of a neighborhood revitalization grant will continue to be seen in Mount Blanchard this summer. New sidewalks will be installed and decorative light posts will be placed downtown. The money will also be used to build a 32-foot gazebo in Hurricane Park this month. […]

Putnam County EMS Honored By American Heart Association

7/1/16 – 5:15 A.M. Putnam County EMS has been honored for life-saving efforts given to heart attack patients. The Putnam County Sentinel reports the agency has received the American Heart Association’s “Mission Lifeline EMS Silver Award.” The agency was given the honor for implementing quality improvement measures for patients suffering […]