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Gunshots Fired in Findlay; McComb Woman Arrested

A McComb woman was arrested after an incident in Findlay Monday afternoon. According to a release from the Findlay Police Department, officers were dispatched to the area of Howard Street and Broad Avenue to investigate a verbal dispute that began between several people. It was learned an ex of one...
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BG chamber holds ribbon cutting for new SamB’s location

The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce announces a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the re-opening of SamB’s, located at their new location at 146 N. Main St. This event will be held on Tuesday at 4 p.m. and is open to the public. The ceremony will include congratulatory words...
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$1 million in cocaine seized in Ohio traffic stop

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – A woman from Florida is facing charges after troopers say they found over $1 million in cocaine in her car. Troopers stopped 32-year-old LaTonya-Katryna Hamilton at about 3:21 p.m. September 19 on Interstate 75 in Wood County for a turn signal violation. A drug-sniffing dog...

14 Best Restaurants in Bowling Green, OH

Bowling Green, Ohio is a small college town in northwest Ohio, approximately 20 minutes south of Toledo. The town is home to Bowling Green State University, one of the largest public universities in Ohio. You’ll find a wide range of restaurants available in Bowling Green, from casual burger and sandwich...

Henry County common pleas

Joey Gaines, 41, Bryan, appeared for sentencing on a charge of receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony. He was given a six-month prison term to run concurrent with a sentence imposed in Williams County. A second count of receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony, was dismissed. Tesha Brown, 21, Napoleon, appeared for sentencing on charges of domestic violence and corrupting another with drugs, each a fourth-degree felony. She was placed on community control for two years with conditions, including that she complete an assessment and...

Woman charged with patient abuse is granted early release

A former Bowling Green woman sent to prison for assaulting a developmentally disabled teen has been granted early release. Kendall Jackson, 25, appeared Monday in the courtroom of Wood County Common Pleas Judge Molly Mack. She appeared in front of the judge Sept. 19 for a judicial release hearing. Mack...

Wood County's Heritage Farm Fest set

The Heritage Farm Fest will include live music, wagon rides, history talks, farming demonstrations, cider pressing, and other activities on Saturday at a historic farm near Bowling Green. The Wood County Park District-organized festival takes place at the Carter Historic Farm, a working farm that represents life in the 1930s and 1940s. The event is free but donations are requested. The festival runs 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at 18331 Carter Rd., northeast of Bowling Green. More information is at

Local Briefs: 9-28-2022

PERRYSBURG — A Blessing of the Pets will be held Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 871 E. Boundary St. The church will bless dogs, cats and rabbits. There will also be gift baskets, pet vendors and a food truck. Leashes or cages are required.

New lieutenant promoted at Findlay and Piqua posts of OSHP

COLUMBUS — A member of the Ohio State Highway Patrol who works in the Piqua Post has been promoted, according to a news release. Sergeant Kristina Bennett has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant by Colonel Charles Jones. Lieutenant Bennett will remain at her current assignment at the...

Multi-county vehicle pursuit ends in Napoleon

NAPOLEON — A multi-county vehicle pursuit Saturday began in Williams County and ended near here in Henry County. Gabriel Ross, 33, Bryan, was arrested in Napoleon at the intersection of U.S. 6 and Henry County Road 17 on Saturday at 4 p.m. According to Lt. Rustin Schack, commander of the Ohio Highway Patrol’s post, Ross had led troopers on a pursuit that began in Williams County. ...

Women arrested as suspect in Findlay shooting incident

FINDLAY, Ohio — Crystal Sons, 33, was arrested Monday evening on charges of felonious assault and discharging a weapon within the city limits of Findlay as a suspect in a shooting that took place between two vehicles driving on Howard Street. No injuries were reported, according to the Findlay...

BGSU coach Loeffler gets wake-up call with health scare

Bowling Green State University football coach Scot Loeffler found out there is nothing worse than having to watch your own team play on television. Because of blood clots that hospitalized Loeffler for two days last week, he had to watch the Falcons’ 45-14 loss to Mississippi State Saturday on the SEC Network, just like other people around the country. “It stinks. Never want to do it again,” Loeffler said. “But...

Local Briefs: 9-27-2022

Early this month, Bowling Green police responded to a possible drowning in the 1600 block of East Wooster Street. Officers with the Bowling Green Police Division at 6 p.m. on Sept. 5 responded to the hotel and learned BG EMS had transported a child to Toledo Hospital. Personnel on-scene said...

BG Police Division arrests man for domestic violence

Bowling Green Police Division was dispatched to the 200 block of South Prospect Street on Saturday around 9:41 p.m., for a report of a woman screaming. Officers found Charles Hand III, 18, of Bowling Green, who reportedly said he was in an argument with his girlfriend when he pushed her to the ground. The woman had a bleeding injury to her knee.

Mt. Blanchard Man Cited After Crash in Findlay

A Mount Blanchard man escaped injury but was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence after a crash in Findlay Sunday night. According to the report from the Findlay Police Department, 34 year old Jordan Washburn drove off the right side of the road while traveling south in the 600 block of East Street in the city.

VIDEO: Family escapes fire on Flanders in BG

A family of four escaped a house fire Sunday night on Flanders Avenue. A couple and their two children are safe, said Capt. Terry Busch, with the Bowling Green Fire Division. Fire was blazing through the roof upon arrival around 9:30 p.m., he said. “They made an initial attack and...

BG Girl Scouts honored with special achievement award

Girl Scout Troop 10799 in Bowling Green was awarded the Patrick Gass Special Achievement Award on Aug. 7 at the Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation National Convention in Pittsburgh. This troop has been together since kindergarten and is in their junior year at Bowling Green High School. The troop...

Celebrate German American Day at museum

The Wood County Museum and Bowling Green State University’s Department of World Languages and Cultures present German Wedding Traditions on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Wood County Museum, 13660 County Home Road, in observance of German American Day. Michael McMaster will give a short introductory program on...