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Deadly Crash Near Hoagland

One person dies in a crash just east of Hoagland. Police and medics were called to a Bruick Lane location. Witnesses say the vehicle went off the road and ended up on its top after rolling down an embankment into a ditch near some railroad tracks. The victim was pronounced …

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Man Hospitalized After Crash

A Defiance County man is badly hurt in a solo crash. Brandon Gibson was on County Road 424 near Antwerp. Investigators tell reporters he then left the roadway, into a yard. Gibson drove away from the scene and later hit a utility pole and tree along County Road 424. The …

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Power Back On In Edgerton

The lights go out for a time in Edgerton. Utility officials say there was a problem with a substation in the area. Workers had to shut off power off for about 2 hours to make repairs. Most area residents had power restored following that.

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Brewer Avoids Jail

Jennifer Brewer of Kunkle previously pleaded guilty to possession of heroin in connection to a Fulton County drug bust in August. She was sentenced to two years of community control, and ordered to pay prosecution costs and court-appointed attorney fees. Brewer will also have to successfully complete the Drug Court …

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Good News For IN Businesses

The Indiana Department of Insurance says lower workers’ compensation rates paid by businesses will take effect Jan. 1. The agency says Indiana workers’ compensation rates have been on a downward trend for several years because of fewer worker injuries. It says growing Indiana payrolls create a larger base for collecting …

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Carlson Brought In

An area man faces serious charges at this hour. Harold Carlson of Alvordton, was arrested after a secret indictment in Williams County charged him with 17 felony sex offenses. They include accusations of rape and beatings on minors and adults alike. Prosecutors say this all happened between 2010 to this …

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Don’t Fall For This One

Another scam in the area. This time its Ohio Gas Company customers getting the phony call. The scammer says he is with the company…your bill is late…and if you want your service to stay on…give them the number to your debit or credit card to make immediate payment. Ohio Gas …

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Beef Steal In Swanton

Someone breaks into a barn on County Road 1 in Swanton…picks out a steer…and kills it. The suspect also butchers the carcass and gets away with the meat…about 200 pounds of it. The property owner says he saw people on his farm earlier but didn’t make the connection. Investigators say …

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Kudos Probation

Ohio officials give a local probation department the 2018 Clifford Skeen Award as the top Jail Diversion Program in the state. This is the third time the Bryan Municipal Probation Department has received the award. Bryan beat out 121 other programs in the state.

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Gas Line Install OKd

The North Central Board of Education is allowing the Ohio Gas Company to install a gas line on the district’s property. The board voted unanimously to approve the easement. The line will run along the east side of the plot.

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