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Baker Case Update

A Paulding County grand jury returns indictments against someone who cultivated a large amount of marijuana at his home. Newlyn Baker, 43, of Haviland, is charged with illegal cultivation and possession of marijuana, both felonies. Following citizen tips, an investigation involving the Multi-area Narcotics Unit and a law enforcement helicopter …

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Budget Time

Henry County commissioners approved two county government budgets for 2022 during their meeting, this week. The general fund budget totals $10.4 million dollars, or 5.7% more than what was approved for 2021. And the county’s other budget…supporting such things as HOPE Services, the health department and the highway department, which …

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New Chiefs In Bryan

The Bryan City Council approves hiring Greg Ruskey and Doug Pool to lead the police and fire departments, respectively, on Monday during council’s final regular meeting of 2021. Ruskey was sworn in as Bryan police captain in January 2021. Prior to that he had served with the Williams County Sheriff’s …

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Death Investigation Underway

Authorities in LaGrange County have requested detectives from the Indiana State Police Fort Wayne Post to take the reins in conducting a death investigation at a LaGrange County residence. Officials tell reporters two people in their 30’s were found dead inside of North County Road 675 West home in Shipshewana. …

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Wreck Near VW

A Wisconsin truck driver loses control of his semi and crashes on U.S. 30 in Van Wert County. The accident closes down the roadway for about eight hours. Officials say…the semi driver drifted off the left side of the road, into the median. He then re-entered the highway, hitting a …

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COVID Explodes In OH

More than 1,000 members of the Ohio National Guard have been ordered into hospitals…overwhelmed by patients being treated for COVID-19…and yes…the vast majority of people who are sick?…unvaccinated. The state is also hiring a staffing agency to help recruit nurses from out of state to assist with patient care. Of …

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Fatality In VW

Van Wert Police is investigating a death, stemming from an incident involving a gun. Officers were called the 600 block of South Tyler Street on the shots fired call. The victim is found dead at the scene. State and local investigators are on the case at this hour.

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School Bus Crash In DKC

Eight students and two adults are inside an East Allen County School bus…when it crashes into another car in DeKalb County, Thursday night. Officials say…Steven Hathaway of Woodburn was driving the bus southbound, near the intersection of S.R. 1 and S.R. 8. Hathaway fails to yield the right of way …

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Restemayer Charged

Steuben County deputies arrest 30-year-old Steven Restemayer…in connection to a July murder. Prosecutors say Daniel Sheets’ body was found in the basement of a burned out home on North C.R. 675 E in Fremont Township. Officers found Restemayer hiding in a camper, nearby. He was taken into custody on an …

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Vax Challenge Denied

The Ohio Supreme Court rejects a challenge of Gov., DeWine’s first vaccination incentive program as unconstitutional, saying the group that sued over the Vax-a-Million lottery didn’t have proper legal standing for a high court challenge. The lawsuit argued the lottery, which ended in June with mixed results, was impermissible because …

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