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Tagliaferri Case Update

The grandmother of three boys, allegedly molested by an Angola man, took the stand in Steuben Superior Court. A 12-person jury was selected and heard seven felony charges pending against Tylarr Tagliaferri. He is accused of forcing the boys, six to ten years old, to perform a sex act on …

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Guess IDd In Swanton Derailment

The driver of an SUV that caused a train derailment in Swanton on June 6 is identified at 25-year-old Logan Guess of Delta. Investigators say Guess abandoned her vehicle after it became stuck on the railroad tracks on Main Street, north of U.S. 20A. It was then hit by a …

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Still No Identification In Maumee Case

Defiance County deputies release more information on that body recovered from the Maumee River back in May, near the Ohio 127 bridge. A physical description has now been released…the victim?…a white male…5-4…150 pounds. A tattoo on the right side of the body reads ‘music’ while a tattoo on the right …

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Taylor Case Update

Philip Taylor, the Bryan man accused of killing four dogs earlier this month with a handgun, is indicted on six counts by a Williams County grand jury. Prosecutors say it all happened at Taylor’s home on County Road 13. He was arrested back on June 2 and booked at the …

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Duvendack Will Pay

A northeastern Indiana man who pled guilty in a DUI crash involving a horse-drawn carriage has been ordered to pay $427,000 in restitution to the crash victims. A Steuben County judge also sentenced Brady Duvendack of Fremont to 18 months’ probation. Officials tell reporters Duvendack was intoxicated when his car …

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Defiance Alley Plan Moves Forward

A plan to turn Defiance’s downtown alleys into pedestrian walkways is approved by city council. J&N Builders of Defiance gets the $25 thousand dollar contract for the improvements…which entails extending curbs and stamped concrete in four Clinton Street locations…blocking traffic from entering the alleys. The project is part of the …

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Strike News In Toledo

The union representing 950 nurses on strike against Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo says a tentative contract agreement has been reached. Nurses have been on strike there since May 6. The union says the agreement addresses many of the nurses’ concerns, including quality-of-life issues. Nurses complained shortages …

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ECOT Update

The sponsor of a huge online charter school that abruptly closed in Ohio agrees to repay the state $879,000. The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow closed in January 2018 after the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West suspended sponsorship. Attorney General, Dave Yost says the repayment represents disputed sponsorship fee …

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Earl H. Coutz, 86

Earl H. Coutz, 86, of Montpelier passed away Wednesday morning at his home.  He was born on October 24, 1932 in Montpelier to Charles Henry and Myrth V. (Harrington) Coutz.  Earl graduated from Montpelier High School in 1950.  He then served his country in the United States Air Force during …

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Robert E. Switzer, 82

We lost a good father and husband today.  On June 12, 2019 Robert E. Switzer,age 82, of Wauseon and Archbold, Ohio passed away today Wednesday, June 12, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, Ohio. Bob was born May 29, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan, …

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