Review Category : Local News

Tiffin Woman Killed In Dayton Area Crash

5/29/14 – 7:12 A.M.

A Tiffin woman was killed in a two-car crash near Troy Wednesday. ABC-22 in Dayton reports a car driven by 25-year-old Lauren Hurd hit the back of a semi stopped on I-75 around 2:30 p.m. The semi had stopped for construction. Hurd was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.


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Career Center In Lima Evacuated Following Gun Incident

5/29/14 – 6:50 A.M.

The Apollo Career Center in Lima was evacuated Wednesday after a man brandished a gun near the facility. The Lima News reports Shawnee Township police officers were called to the scene around 11:30 a.m. The man had an argument contracted workers in the back parking lot of Apollo. Witnesses saw the man get the gun from a car, where he loaded the weapon and cocked it.

The suspect fled the scene without firing a shot. He was arrested a short time later. His name has not been released pending the filing of formal charges.

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Wood County Man Accused Of Killing Infant Son Makes Court Appearance

5/29/14 – 6:43 A.M.

The Wood County man accused of killing his infant son made a court appearance Wednesday. The Sentinel-Tribune reports 20-year-old James Henderson had his case bound over to the Wood County Court of Common Pleas. Henderson is charged with involuntary manslaughter. His infant son was found dead in the village of Wayne on May 18.

During the hearing Henderson’s lawyer said his client was on suicide watch at the Wood County Jail.

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Marathon Petroleum Names New VP

5/29/14 – 6:35 A.M.

Marathon Petroleum has named a new executive. John Quaid will become the oil giant’s vice president and controller later this year. He is currently the vice president for U.S. Steel. Quaid will replace Michael Braddock, who will retire October 1.

Quaid has held several positions at U.S. Steel. He was last vice president of iron ore, with responsibilities for all mining operations.

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Postal Delivery Truck Catches Fire In Findlay

5/29/14 – 5:28 A.M.

A U.S. Postal Service delivery truck caught on fire while delivering mail in Findlay Wednesday. The incident happened around 3:50 p.m. at 631 Bright Road. Around 150 pieces of mail were damaged.

U.S. Postal Service spokesman David Van Allen tells the Courier that the mail that can be salvaged will still be delivered. Affected residents will receive a letter informing them of the damage and a contact for more information.

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More Details Released In Fostoria Shooting Case

5/29/14 – 5:21 A.M.

We’re learning more about a fatal shooting in Fostoria from a week ago. The Courier reports 20-year-old Janelle Mauricio was shot and killed by three teenagers who broke into her East Culbertson Street home to steal money and illegal drugs. Court documents say 17-year-old Garrett Brown allegedly shot Mauricio last Thursday morning. 19-year-old Dallas Salaz is accused of attacking the other victim of the break-in, 19-year-old Caleb Barto.

Investigators say 18-year-old Tyson Ogg was the getaway driver.

Mauricio died from a single gunshot wound. Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno tells the newspaper while Mauricio was shot in the leg, the bullet traveled in a way that hit several vital organs.

Ogg and Brown are facing charges of aggravated murder, aggravated burglary and felonious assault. Salaz has been charged with being complicit in the crimes.

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Findlay Philanthropist Passes Away

5/29/14 – 5:07 A.M.

A Findlay man well known for his charitable efforts and love of Bowling Green basketball passed away Wednesday. Bill Frack died at the Heritage nursing home at the age of 79.

Last month Frack announced a $20 million donation to the Hancock County Community Foundation. Three quarters of that was set aside for the BGSU men’s basketball program. The rest was earmarked to fight homelessness and domestic violence in Hancock County.

In 2008, Frack donated $10 million to help build the Stroh Center on the BGSU campus. The court in the facility is named after him.

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Flare Used To Start Fatal Fostoria Fire

5/29/14 – 4:59 A.M.

Authorities believe a railroad flare was used to set a fatal Fostoria fire this week. 31-year-old Shey Weiker allegedly threw a lit railroad flare toward the porch of the South Poplar Street home. 44-year-old Charles Schaeffer is accused of showing Weiker how to use the flare. Court documents show 20-year-old Timothy Hall allegedly helped dispose of evidence.

Weiker is charged with four counts of aggravated arson, two counts of aggravated murder, and one count of attempted aggravated murder. Schaeffer and Hall are also accused of being complicit in the crimes.

The fire took the lives of 48-year-old Daniel Marker Jr. and 44-year-old Tara Lynn Vance. 49-year-old Dana Weatherall was able to escape the fire. She is being treated at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.

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Findlay Woman Injures Man In Golf Cart Crash

5/28/14 – 12:21 A.M.

A Findlay woman was driving a golf cart when she injured a Dayton man at a Logan County campground over the holiday weekend. reports 37-year-old Jessica Bess was backing a golf cart up when she hit 67-year-old Truman Caudil and a wall. The accident happened Saturday night at the Eagles Campground, north of Bellefontaine on U.S. 68.

Bess’ blood alcohol level was .082. She was cited for OVI and improper backing. Caudill was taken to a Lima hospital for treatment of a broken leg.


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FHS Grad Named “Dick” Daugherty Scholarship Award Winner

5/28/14 – 9:45 A.M.

A 2014 Findlay High School graduate has been named this year’s “Dick” Daugherty Scholarship award winner. Anna Schumm plans to attend Ursuline College in the fall to pursue a degree in Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising and a minor in Business Administration.

Schumm would like to someday open her own boutique featuring clothing she designs. She had been involved in sports, music, and charities during her four years of high school.

The “Dick” Daugherty Scholarship fund was endowed by The Findlay Publishing Company and the Findlay Rotary Club in 2004.

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