Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Ohio News

Several reports of mail theft in Van Wert County

VAN WERT COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - The Van Wert County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation after numerous mail thefts were reported in northwest...

Ohio murder suspect caught in Nevada

CARLIN, Nev. – A man wanted for murder in Pauling County, Ohio has been captured in Nevada.Tuesday morning, Matthew Dempsey, 46, was pulled over...

UPDATED: Woman found dead, man wanted out of Paulding, Ohio

PAULDING, Ohio (WOWO) - Investigators believe the murder suspect, Matthew Dempsey, might be driving a tan 2002 Buick Regal 4 door sedan with Ohio...

CDC reports E. coli outbreak in seven states, 17 people infected

NATIONWIDE, (WOWO) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating an E. coli outbreak that has affected people in seven states.As of April...

Early morning house fire in Van Wert, two dead

VAN WERT, Ohio (WOWO) - Two people are dead after an early morning house fire Friday, according to our partners in news at ABC...

Ohio truck driver dies after suffering medical issue

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WOWO): A truck driver has died after suffering a medical issue while driving Tuesday morning.The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Dorian McDaniel,...

Prosecutors: Defiance County couple treated child’s body in “outrageous” way

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): More details are out on charges against a Defiance County couple over what prosecutors call the "suspicious" 2016 death of...

Ohio couple charged after discovery of baby’s body

HICKSVILLE, Ohio (WOWO): A Hicksville couple is facing charges after the body of an infant was discovered on their property Wednesday.According to a press...

Fatal collision in Mercer County under invesigation

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, is investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Friday Afternoon. Around 2:40 p.m. Friday afternoon, 911...

Toys R Us to liquidate US operations

NEW YORK (AP): Toys R Us's management has told its employees that it will sell or close all of its U.S. stores.That's according to a...

Mercer County Sheriff’s Office needs help finding fugitive

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): Officials with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office are asking for your help in locating a wanted person.Ryan Wuebker was released...

School threats can lead to stiff penalties

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): Local officials are warning about stiff penalties for those making threats against area schools, even if they're fake.In the two...

Two men arrested on drug charges in Mercer County

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - The Heroin Interdiction Team (H.I.T.) and the Mercer-Auglaize County Drug Task Force have arrested two people within 24 hours.Around...

Mercer County sex offender arrested, second time this year

CELINA, Ohio (WOWO) - Mercer County police arrested a registered sex offender for the second time this year on Monday.Tyler L. Lovette, 24 of...

Hicksville school district: teachers armed, to use “whatever force is necessary”

HICKSVILLE, Ohio (WOWO): An area school district is making national headlines for a sign posted outside its schools.National Public Radio reports that the Hicksville Board...

Ohio senator seeks review of medical pot program after error

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A state lawmaker is moving to force a thorough review of Ohio's medical marijuana program after alleged and acknowledged mistakes occurred...

Mercer County deputies travel to Las Vegas after inmate fails to return from furlough...

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - Mercer County police flew to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after an Ohio man was granted furlough and...

Juvenile arrested for threatening area school

VAN WERT, Ohio (WOWO): A Van Wert County juvenile was arrested Thursday for making threatening social media posts toward Crestview Schools and its students.Sheriff...

One dead after industrial accident in Mercer County

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - One man has died after an industrial accident at the Village of Mendon Utility Department.Mercer County police were called...

Ohio woman pleads guilty to trafficking her teen daughters

LIMA, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio woman has pleaded guilty to charges of trafficking her daughters for sex in exchange for money to feed...

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