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Buckeye Chuck says spring coming soon

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s weather forecasting groundhog Buckeye Chuck says spring will be here soon. Amid a steady snowfall Sunday morning, Buckeye   Chuck predicted the end of winter after…

Two firefighters killed in building fire

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two firefighters battling a blaze at an apartment complex near downtown Toledo were killed on Sunday, city officials said. Firefighters Stephen Machcinski, 42, and James Dickman,…

Wind project in hands of siting board

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Power Siting Board now must decide whether the local 300-megawatt Scioto Ridge Wind Farm will move forward after a Wednesday hearing. The board, which is an…

Lucas County sees four flu deaths, three others nearby

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The number of flu deaths in northwestern Ohio’s Lucas County is on pace to surpass such deaths over the past five years. Four Lucas County residents…

Ohio has record low traffic deaths in 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio had a record low number of traffic deaths in 2013, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the State Highway Patrol. At least 923 people…

Cooper Tire ends buyout agreement with Apollo

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is calling off its proposed $2.2 billion sale to India’s Apollo Tyres, a deal that would have created the world’s seventh…

Ohio panel opts to add 220 area code

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulators have approved a plan to use a new 220 area code in parts of Ohio now covered by the 740 area code, which is expected…

Ohio town creates early Christmas for ailing youth

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio community is decking the halls to provide an early Christmas for an ailing boy with cancer who said he wanted to be…

$14k donated to suspect

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — More than $14,000 has been donated online to help a western Ohio woman who said she stole change from a courthouse fountain to buy food and…

Crash claims Tiffin man

FINDLAY — A Tiffin man was killed in a two-vehicle accident Monday morning in Hancock County’s Washington Township. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two-vehicle injury…

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