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Police Catch Up To Strall

Wood County deputies capture a wanted walkaway inmate. Zachary Strall is an inmate at Northwest Community Corrections Center in Bowling Green and was last seen being dropped off at Greenline in Portage where he was going to work…he was then seen walking out to the parking lot, minutes later.

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Murder For Hire Case In Bryan

A Florida man is arrested in Bryan, charged with attempting to hire someone to kill a social worker. David Culver of Fountain, Florida, faces one count of murder for hire. Bryan Police got a tip Culver wanted to set up the killing. He has family in Bryan…the social worker targeted …

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Bad Crash In Riley Twp.

A Putnam County couple is badly hurt following a motorcycle crash on County Road M, west of County Road 6 in Riley Township. Officers say they couldn’t avoid a deer on the roadway. David Birkemeier and his wife, Amy Birkemeier are in serious condition, the man at a Lima area …

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Patricia L. Miller, 81

Patricia L. Miller, 81 years, of Sherwood passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Patricia was born February 25, 1938 in Defiance, Ohio the daughter of the late George and Margarite (Steel) Bussing. She was a graduate of Paulding High School. Patricia married Edgar C. …

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Judith A. Shaffer, 80

Judith A. Shaffer, age 80, of Montpelier, passed away Sunday evening, May 19, 2019, in her home. Prior to her retirement she had owned and operated three     H & R Block offices. She had also worked for Burton Finch, Jr. CPA. Judith was born in Bryan on April 25, 1939, the daughter …

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William Ray “Bill” Hancock, 67

William Ray “Bill” Hancock, age 67, of Ridgeville Corners, Ohio and formerly of Portland, Indiana and Stryker, Ohio passed away Monday May 13, 2019 in his home.  Bill was born November 02, 1951 in Wauseon, Ohio to the late Robert Ray and Phyllis Ann (Planson) Hancock.  He was a 1969 graduate …

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Deadly Crash On 200

One person is dead after a car and a moped collide in Steuben County on C.R. 200 West, north of Highway 20. Deputies pronounced the driver of the moped, 65-year-old Duane Boyles, dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the accident. They say he was not wearing a …

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Three Busted After Purse Snatching Attempt

An 18-year-old man is brought in for battery and robbery after a woman tells police she had been beaten by three males in Harlan. Bronson Filler has been arrested as one of the possible suspects for felony robbery. The two other males are juveniles…they were also detained. The victim, who …

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Mumma Gets 80 Years

A northeastern Indiana man is sentenced to 80 years for two counts of attempted murder for shooting at police. Joshua Mumma of Garrett learned of his prison term after pleading guilty to those charges and to being a habitual offender, under a plea agreement. Prosecutors say DeKalb sheriff’s deputy, Todd …

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Fair Winds, Young Man

Big news and a big honor for one area high school student. Edgerton High senior, Devin Thiel, is accepted into the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. To get in, Thiel got a nomination from Congressman, Bob Latta after going through an application and interview process. He’ll be leaving …

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