By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer BOWLING GREEN - Two Bloomdale brothers will spend time in a juvenile detention facility for stealing money through a cancer scam.
People helped make Perrysburg's 25th annual Harrison Rally Day special for all the groups, school clubs, businesses, politicians, and community members today. The parade kicked things off at 10 a.m. with veterans leading the way, then Mayor Mike Olmstead and Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn before the Perrysburg High School ripped through Louisiana Avenue.
Wood County officials said they haven't had much luck locating a lion's head believed stolen from the fountain at the front of the courthouse. But there was some good news.
A man who escaped Wednesday night from a corrections facility in Bowling Green was captured Thursday evening at the apartment of the ex-girlfriend he was convicted of assaulting, reports say. The Sentinel-Tribune in Bowling Green says the woman, Bobbie Merritt, 29, is now facing a charge of harboring a fugitive.
Authorities say they are searching for an inmate who escaped from a northwest Ohio correctional facility. The sheriff's office in Wood County says 24-year-old Jhon Rosado escaped from the Northwest Community Correction Center in Bowling Green last night.
Authorities say they are searching for an inmate who escaped from a northwest Ohio prison. The sheriff's office in Wood County says 24-year-old Jhon Rosado escaped from the Northwest Community Correction Center in Bowling Green on Wednesday night.
CONSTRUCTION CREWS near the Oil Center Road overpass in Wood County work on the Interstate 75 widening project as traffic passes by on either side.
The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would not reconsider its decision to uphold the conviction and death sentence of Calvin C. Neyland, Jr., for a double homicide in Wood County in 2007. Neyland, 50, a former truck driver, fatally shot Douglas Smith, 44, of Sylvania Township and Thomas Lazar, 58, of Belle Vernon, Pa., Aug. 8, 2007, at Liberty Transportation in Perrysburg Township.
Bowling Green State University has suspended running back William Houston after he was indicted for attempted rape.
Rossford City Council has voted to contract with the Wood County Sheriff's Office for police and fire dispatching services.
A vehicle that became disabled on railroad tracks was struck by a train late Friday just south of Bradner in Wood County's Montgomery Township, sheriff's deputies said.
At the end of a summer that was mostly too cool, and for much of the past week was too warm, Labor Day weekend looks to be just about normal.
Nelson Evans, a former police chief who served as mayor for eight years until the end of 2013, will be recognized for the self-government award, one of several awards given out annually to Wood County residents by the county commissioners.
Jerry R. Melchior, who built upscale custom homes in Lucas and Wood counties, died Tuesday in his Perrysburg home.
Pamela Menchaca, far right, Wood County Park District's senior naturalist, leads a group tour at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve in Perrysburg.
Kenneth D. Steedman, Sr., a retired police officer for the city of Oregon who delivered arrangements for florists in retirement, died Wednesday in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg Township.