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Assault Suspect Loose

A domestic dispute in Bryan ends in minor injuries…the suspect is still loose. Officers responded to a residence on Cardinal Drive. The victim told them she was assaulted by a male subject…his first name was Justin. She sustained injuries to her face and was taken to an area hospital, treated …

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HC Fatal Accident

Two motorists are killed in a two-car crash on Highway 24 in Henry County. Brianna Hackett of Defiance and a man from Plymouth were pronounced dead at the scene. Each were the driver in the head on collision. Eastbound 24 was closed for three hours. The crash remains under investigation.

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Standoff Leads To Explosion

Multiple units respond to a large structure fire in Swan Creek Township, following a domestic dispute and standoff with officers. Deputies arrived at a home on US-20, they removed a woman and two children from the area soon after they arrived. The suspect then barricaded himself inside the home. Deputies …

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Toledo Girl OK After Shooting

A Toledo man is charged with child endangerment after his three-year-old daughter got a hold of his gun and shot herself. Police say William Oliver left his gun on his bed where this daughter found it and shot herself in the hand at a home on Applegate in west Toledo. …

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DC Humane Society Under Investigation

Defiance County authorities are investigating the finances of the Fort Defiance Humane Society…they operate the Coressel Animal Shelter on Ohio 15, northwest of Defiance. It has been closed since the investigation began this week. The shelter is still accepting dogs that need care. The humane society has come under criticism …

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Area Officials In Washington

Williams County Commissioner, Brian Davis joined more than 80 Ohio County Commissioners and County Council members who accepted an invitation from the White House for a conference. The goal of the event was to develop a working relationship between the White House and Ohio’s County Leaders. Ohio is the fourth …

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Angola House Fire

A three-story West Pleasant Street home is leveled by a fire in Angola. Firefighters arrived to find the residence fully engulfed in flames. Fire crews battled the blaze for nearly an hour…the home eventually collapsed on itself. It is not known how it started. There were no occupants…it was undergoing …

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Clemente L. Fuentes, 65

Clemente L. Fuentes, age 65, of Wauseon, died peacefully on Monday, August 28, 2017, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo. He had worked for General Motors in Saginaw, Michigan, Danville, Illinois, and retired in Defiance, Ohio in 2006. Clemente was born in Saginaw, Michigan on April 13, 1952, the …

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Debra J. Broadwater, 58

Debra J. Broadwater, 58, of Montpelier passed away Sunday morning at Genesis Healthcare in Bryan. She was born on September 16, 1958 in Montpelier to Ellis and Eileen (Poorman) Broadwater. Deb was a member of Pleasant Ridge Dunkard Brethren Church in Montpelier. She graduated from North Central High School in …

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Travis L. Weirauch, 27

Travis L. Weirauch, age 27 of Archbold, passed away at Brookview Healthcare Center in Defiance, OH on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Travis was born in Wauseon, OH on August 25, 1990 to the late Mark Weirauch and Lori (Sager) Dunning. He attended and graduated from Wauseon High School. After high …

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