Monday May 20
Grand jury indicts teens on attempted murder charges in crowbar attack
Tyler G. Smith, 19, of 223 Hamilton St., Bellevue, was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit aggravated murder or murder, one count of attempted murder, two counts of felonious assault and one count of tampering with evidence.
Graham grad, beaten with crowbar, is strong, dad says
Kevin and Angie Thornton were told a week ago they "didn't have 10 minutes to spare" to get to a Toledo hospital to see their son.
Warrant: Defendant says text, phone messages triggered crowbar assault
Attempted murder suspect Tyler G. Smith told investigators the assault "was precipitated by text, phone and electronic messages that exchanged between himself and others," according to a search warrant.
9-1-1 caller: 'My boyfriend just got hit with a tire iron'
"No, he's not OK at all." That's what a young woman told a 9-1-1 dispatcher about attempted murder victim Austin D. Thornton sometime after he was attacked by two Bellevue men.
Flames engulf barn in St. Paris
Fire crews are on the scene of a barn fire this afternoon in the area of St. Paris-New Carlisle Road and State Route 55 in St.