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House Fire Doused In Napoleon

A blaze in Napoleon. Five fire departments are called to a Lakeview Drive home, just off Oakwood Avenue. In the end…damage is total. They say the flames quickly enveloped the house. Everyone inside got out okay, officials say. Crews from Ridgeville, Liberty-Washington and Monroe township…as well as the Liberty Center …

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Deadly Crash In Toledo

In Toledo…a car crashes into a drawbridge…while it’s being raised…killing an 8-year-old girl…all this, early Saturday on the Craig Memorial Bridge, spanning the Maumee River. Officials tell reporters the vehicle was heading west on the span…when the car crashed through the drawbridge’s lowered warning gates and then hit the west …

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More Executions Put On Hold

Gov., DeWine postpones four more executions…in keeping with his contention that lethal injection is no longer an option in Ohio…because of the ongoing lack of drugs to put inmates to death. The governor said last year that lawmakers must choose a different method of capital punishment before any inmates can …

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Deadly Crash On Turnpike

The Swanton post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that a 2015 Kenworth semi-tractor trailer driven by Amadou Diarra, 52, of Laramie, Wyo., was traveling westbound on the turnpike in the right lane at approximately 10:50 p.m. when it was struck from behind by a 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van …

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Garbage Trouble In Garrett

Trash pick-up has been delayed in Garrett after a Republic Services truck experienced issues while on its route. In a post on the City of Garrett’s Facebook page, Republic Services said the truck is on its property being looked at. No other trucks were available to finish Wednesday’s services. It …

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Lockdown At Wright Patterson

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base went into lockdown for several hours while security officials investigated reports of a shooter on the campus but eventually gave the all-clear. Two individuals reported hearing one gunshot at the base just east of Dayton. Over the next four hours, officials from the 88th Airbase Wing …

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Covid Shots…At This Hour

Now weeks into the new school year…about 22% of eligible 12- to 18-year-olds in Williams County are fully vaccinated against COVID-19…that’s according to figures from the Williams County Combined Health District. Of the approximately 2,834 residents in the age group, officials say…746 have received their first dose. As we have …

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More On The Deadly Crash On 24

Work continues in the deadly accident…where a passenger in a vehicle that crashed into a stopped Ohio State Highway Patrol on Highway 24…dies…between Jewell and Independence roads. At the time of the crash, Sgt. Fernando Chavez, 46, of the Defiance Post had a vehicle stopped on the shoulder for a …

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Fire Out In PC

Crews from eight area departments in Paulding County…work through the night…to extinguish the flames, in a straw-filled barn that catches fire…all this, on Emerald Township Road…two miles northeast of Paulding. Officials tell reporters…a nearby home escaped any damage in the blaze. The cause?…still undetermined. State and local fire experts are …

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Mohre Is Removed

The spat is over. Bryan Police assistant chief, Gary Mohre, is removed from his position with the city. Official say incompetency, insubordination and destruction of public records, on the part of Mohre…were factors in their decision. Chief, Christopher Chapa remains on paid administrative leave…as an investigation into Mohre’s allegations…against him…continues. …

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