Tiffin Man Injured In Tuesday Crash On U.S. 224

8/31/16 – 9:02 A.M. A Tiffin man was injured when his car was hit by a semi at the intersection of U.S. 224 and State Route 587 Tuesday. The State Highway Patrol reports 29-year-old Brent Reese of Swanton was driving his semi west on U.S. 224 around 1:30 p.m. when he tried to turn left onto Route 587. He ended up hitting 53-year-old Randall Eckert’s car. It took rescue crews about an hour to get Eckert out of the car. He was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo by medical helicopter for treatment of serious injuries. Reese was cited for failure to yield while making a left turn.

Couple Involved In June High Speed Chase Make Court Appearances

8/31/16 – 8:53 A.M. A pair of Kentucky residents accused of stealing a car in Hancock County and leading police on a chase on I-75 in Allen and Auglaize counties appeared in court Tuesday. The Lima News reports 21-year-old Kaylee Herman pleaded guilty to a charge of stolen property of a motor vehicle. A separate grand theft charge was dropped as a result. She could spend up to 18 months in prison. 22-year-old Shawn Gregory also appeared in court. He waived his right to a speedy trial. Prosecutors say he was the driver during the June 16 chase. Gregory is charged with failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer, grand theft of a motor vehicle, attempted vehicular assault, and receiving stolen property. He could spend nine years in prison if convicted on all charges. Police say the couple was committing crimes in Hancock County when they stole a running car from a Findlay gas station. Troopers tried to pull over the car near Beaverdam a…

Fostoria Home Damaged By Tuesday Fire

8/31/16 – 8:31 A.M. A Fostoria home was damaged by a fire Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters were called to 502 College Avenue around 12:35 p.m. Three people were inside at the time but were able to escape safely. When firefighters arrived at the home they were greeted by heavy smoke pouring out of the building. It took about 15 minutes to put out the flames, but damage to the house was extensive. The cause of the fire hasn’t been determined, but investigators say it started near a washer and dryer. The American Red Cross is assisting the family that lived in the home.

Findlay Man Avoids Major Injury After Truck Crashes Into Pond

8/31/16 – 7:40 A.M. Two people were able to escape from a pickup truck after it crashed into a pond west of Findlay Tuesday afternoon. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reports 38-year-old Joseph Ludwig was driving east on State Route 12 around 4:30 p.m. when he failed to slow down for another car turning into a driveway near State Route 235. Ludwig’s truck hit the other car and then went off the road and into a nearby pond. Both Ludwig and a passenger were able to get out of the truck and the pond on their own. Ludwig was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital for treatment of his injuries. He was cited for driving while intoxicated and for driving left of center. 69-year-old Michael Howard was driving the other car involved in the crash. He was not hurt.

Another bomb threat at Nissin Brake under investigation

For the second time this month, a bomb threat has been reported at Nissin Brake in Findlay. The Findlay Police Department reports that just before 2 a.m. today, an employee found a note that said there was a bomb in the building. The plant at 1901 Industrial Drive was evacuated and searched. Nothing suspicious was found and employees returned to work. The case remains under investigation and so far there are no suspects. A similar threat was made at the business on August 18. So far, there’s no word on if the cases are related.

Another Bomb Threat Made At Nissin Brake In Findlay

8/31/16 – 6:58 A.M. For the second time this month, a bomb threat has been reported at Nissin Brake in Findlay. The Findlay Police Department reports that just before 2 a.m. Wednesday an employee found a note that said there was a bomb in the building. The plant at 1901 Industrial Drive was evacuated and searched. Nothing suspicious was found and employees returned to work. The case remains under investigation and so far there are no suspects. A similar threat was made at the business on August 18. So far there’s no word on if the cases are related.

First Scheduled Flight From US to Cuba Takes Off

1971yes/iStock/Thinkstock(HAVANA) — The first scheduled commercial flight from the United States to Cuba in more than a half century took off Wednesday morning from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport en route to Cuba. JetBlue Flight 387 is scheduled to land at the Santa Clara airport at about 11 a.m. with 150 passengers on board. The passengers on board the Airbus A320 were expected to be mostly members of the media, airline executives and other VIPs, but about 60 people are regular travelers, lucky to be a part of a historic diplomatic event. The flight itself will be short-lived, lasting just over an hour, but the significance and fanfare surrounding it will be substantial. Before departing, the plane received a water cannon salute, a long tradition in celebrating a ship’s or aircraft’s special occasion. JetBlue said passengers will enjoy an in-flight bingo game and giveaways. JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes is also expected to give remarks. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced on Twitter Tuesday that he too would be on board…

Rubio, McCain, Wasserman Schultz Win State Primaries

Marco Rubio delivers remarks at his victory party in Kissimmee, Fla., after winning the Republican primary for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images)(WASHINGTON) — A number of states held primaries Tuesday night, with notable politicians winning to ensure their presence in the November races. In Florida, Marco Rubio won the GOP primary for his old Senate seat. Despite saying he would not run for re-election during his presidential campaign, Rubio ended up running for a second term. Rubio will face off against Rep. Patrick Murphy in the November election. Murphy was endorsed by both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. He beat out progressive Rep. Alan Grayson in the Democratic primary. Rubio looked ahead to November Tuesday night, calling on Murphy to take him on in a series of six debates. Thank you for all of your support! Let’s keep up the momentum. Join our team here: https://t.co/Zi5N2ygs2s pic.twitter.com/lbS29Enhf2 — Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) August 31, 2016 Please RT and tell @PatrickMurphyFL…