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Lima Police are looking for two escaped inmates. Thomas Michael Lane III, 19, is 5'8'' and 125 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes.
Jon E. Sprague, who holds a doctorate in pharmacology and toxicology, has been tapped as the first director of the new Ohio Attorney General's Center for the Future of Forensic Science at Bowling Green State University. Attorney General Mike DeWine and BGSU President Mary Elley Mazey announced Mr. Sprague's hiring during an outdoor news conference today on the BGSU campus.
Frances M. Weirich, who taught nearly every grade and in every school building during 52 years with the Genoa district, died Sunday in Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor. She was 94. She'd been in declining health, great-nephew Steve Weirich said.
President Barack Obama says the United States will expand its offensive against Islamic State militants, authorizing military airstrikes in Syria. The declaration intensifies the U.S. effort to confront the extremist group that has overrun parts of Iraq and Syria and recently beheaded two Americans.
A spokesperson with Bowling Green State University says BGSU Police are investigating a sexual assault. BGSU tells 13abc the victim is a female who reports it happened on Sunday morning on campus at Kreischer Quadrangle's Batchelder Hall.
Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol arrested 48-year-old Michael D. Craycraft of Cleveland after his blood alcohol concentration was determined to be .256 percent, which is more than three times the legal limit of 0.08 percent. On Saturday, troopers received a call that a commercial truck driver was driving erratically and recklessly along the Ohio Turnpike.
Enrollment at most local higher-education institutions continued its downward trend this year, with some of the biggest declines at the smaller institutions. The University of Toledo, however, saw enrollment stay essentially flat, with a less than 1 percent decline in total students, from 20,782 last year to 20,625 this fall.
Most grandparenting research looks at grandparents who live with their grandchildren or the frail elderly who live in long-term care or assisted settings. That misses most of the 64 million-plus grandparents, including a large group of "midlife" grandparents as young as 40 years old, according to a portrait of grandparenting just released by Bowling Green State University.
The Wendy's franchisee that once operated a restaurant inside the Bowen-Thompson Student Union at Bowling Green State University was awarded more than $510,000 in damages by the Ohio Court of Claims last year. BGSU had breached its contract with Pertoria Inc., the Court of Claims found, when it stopped allowing students to use their meal plan at the Wendy's inside the student union as it had in the past.
The Diamante Awards will celebrate its 25th anniversary in style on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, starting at 6 p.m., at the Premier Banquet Hall, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd The University of Toledo will host this year's awards, which provide scholarship funds and honor individuals and organizations that make significant contributions to the Latino community of Northwest Ohio.
A "Developmentally Different Resource Fair" will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Blanchard Valley Center, 1700 E. Sandusky St. The event is organized by Friends of Blanchard Valley School in cooperation with Blanchard Valley Center, Help Me Grow, Gliding Stars of Findlay and Hancock County Autism Focus Team.
Detroit's police chief says a young man charged with attempted murder was released on bond and pursued the alleged victim again. James Craig tells The Detroit News that police are looking for 21-year-old Steven Jackson, who was released after posting 10 percent of a $100,000 bond on Aug. 25. The chief says the bond was too low.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 02:08 am
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