Review Category : Local News

Bowling Green Police Investigate Theft Of iPhone At Gunpoint

5/2/2016 – 3:37 pm

The Bowling Green Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find an armed robber who stole a cell phone early Sunday. According to the police, they responded to a report of aggravated robbery in the 400 block of N. Main around 3:45am. A female victim reported that a short black male, around 5′-5’2″ approached her as she was walking and began a conversation with her. Then the male pulled out a silver handgun and pointed it at her. He demanded the victim’s iPhone. She gave him the phone and then she ran away. She noted he did not pursue her.

If you have any information related to this crime, you are asked to contact BGPD at 419-352-1131 or the Wood County Crime Stoppers at 419-352-0077.

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Boil Water Alert Issued For Several Homes On Findlay’s H Street

5/2/16 – 11:35 A.M.

Several homes on H Street in Findlay are under a boil water advisory until further notice.  The city’s engineering department says 38 homes in the 400, 500, 600, and 700 blocks are affected.  601 McConnell is also under the advisory.  Representatives from the water distribution plant say work on a water line in the area caused the advisory to be issued.

Affected H Street Homes:

416, 420, 424, 430, 428, 432, 433, 500, 501, 503, 505, 512, 513, 514, 516, 517, 518, 520, 521, 600, 601, 605, 606, 608, 612, 616, 621, 624, 625, 627, 628, 634, 700, 701, 703, 704, 715, 717

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Juveniles In Wood County Arson Case Will Not Be Named

5/2/16 – 7:23 A.M.

The names of five juveniles allegedly involved in a series of arsons will not be released. The Review-Times reports Wood County Judge David Woessner has not authorized the release of the names. The group is said to be involved in several fires set in the North Baltimore area in March.

The group, which includes four males and one female, are currently being held at the Wood County Juvenile Detention Center. They face charges of arson, aggravated arson, breaking and entering, and possession of criminal tools.

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Fostoria Airport Wins State Award

5/2/16 – 7:16 A.M.

Fostoria has one of the best run airports in Ohio. That’s according to the Ohio Aviation Association. The Review-Times reports the OAA presented the Fostoria Metropolitan Airport with the 2016 Airport of the Year award recently. The award is given each year to one of Ohio’s more than 100 airports.

A release from the city says, Fostoria’s airport is one of only three in the state to have fully complied with Federal Aviation Administration regulations and received an Unconditional Airport Operating Certificate.

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Gas Prices Continue Spring Climb

5/2/16 – 5:11 A.M.

Gas prices are continuing their Spring climb. The average price for a gallon of regular in Findlay today is around $2.31 as we start another work week. That’s up 12 cents from last Monday, but down eight cents from last Friday.

In Ottawa, the average is $2.29 this morning, up 15 cents over the last seven days.

The statewide average is also $2.29 a gallon. That a 13 cent jump since last Monday.

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Findlay Woman Injured In Sunday Crash

5/2/16 – 5:03 A.M.

A Findlay woman was injured in a two-car crash late Sunday morning. The Findlay Police Department reports 67-year-old Deborah Treier was driving north on South Main Street when she was cut off by a car driven by 72-year-old Jill Taber of Findlay around 11:30 a.m. Taber was trying to turn left onto Fairlawn Place.

Treier was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries to her hand and knee. Taber was cited for failure to yield while making a left turn.

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Findlay First Edition Places Third At National Event

5/2/16 – 4:54 A.M.

It was a hero’s welcome for Findlay First Edition as they returned to the high school Sunday afternoon. The show choir was greeted by a large crowd to celebrate the group’s third place at the FAME Show Choir National Finals. The event was held Saturday night at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, Illinois.

Director Kevin Manley said they went with the goal of finishing in the top three, which is the highest ever finish for FFE. High school principal Craig Kupferberg said the students involved in the show choir were great kids who had a lot to be proud of.

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ODOT Projects Outlined For The Week

5/2/16 – 4:41 A.M.

There are a couple of new road projects on state routes in our area this week. In Hancock County, State Route 15 will be reduced to one lane at the overhead for State Route 330 for pavement repair.

In Putnam County, pavement repair will take place on State Routes 108, 694, and 696. Traffic will be maintained through the work areas.

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Curb Replacement Projects Begin In Findlay

5/2/16 – 4:37 A.M.

Curb replacement will start across Findlay this week. You can expect to see closures on Marilyn Drive, Lilac Lane, Goldenrod Lane, and Elm Street. Lane restrictions will be in place for Coventry Drive and Orchard Lane. You’re asked to avoid the areas if possible as short delays are expected over the next few weeks.

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Monday Interview – Be Aware Of Motorcyclists On Roads And Highways

5/2/2016 – 4:00 am

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. With the warmer weather here to stay more and more people are out on the roads and highways in motorcycles. Lt. Matt Crow from the Findlay Post of the Ohio State Patrol says that motorcyclists should make sure they are properly trained on the use, and laws of motorcycling in the State of Ohio. Additionally…

Audio: Lt. Matt Crow

But Crow notes that proper safety isn’t just limited to motorcyclists themselves. For all drivers on the roadway, it is important to be aware of motorcyclists on the highway when you are out driving as they can be harder to notice at times.

Audio: Lt. Matt Crow

Crow says that the notion of looking twice to save a life is especially important for motorcyclists because they can appear in a drivers blind spot quickly and without warning. Bottom line, Crow says there are a number of things that driver and motorcyclists need to remember to stay safe out on the roadways this spring and summer.

Audio: Lt. Matt Crow

To hear the complete interview with Lt. Crow visit our Soundcloud Page below.

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