7 hrs ago
Another suspected drugging
The Put-in-Bay Police Department acknowledged an incident occurred at about 10 p.m. Friday, but provided no details about what it might have entailed.
15 hrs ago
Ottawa County-Water plant superintendent retires, rehired
The regional water system superintendent in Ottawa County is the latest official to join the list of double-dippers in the county.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Man gets max in baby assault caseMan gets max in baby assault caseA...
Man gets max in baby assault case A man convicted of hurting a baby maintains innocence but gets three years in prison.
For the record: Did bartender serve minors?For the record: Did...
For the record: Did bartender serve minors? For the record is a compilation of newsworthy items from police blotters in Ottawa County.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Lampela addresses community
Frustrations, outrage and a scattering of compliments filled the Put-in-Bay town hall during a public meeting hosted by Put-in-Bay police Chief Ric Lampela.
FitzGerald stops in Kent, hammers Kasich on charter schools, economy
Kent - Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic candidate for governor, said Gov. John Kasich should demand the resignation of the head of the Ohio Department of Education in light of the poor performance and funding irregularities at charter schools in the state.
For the record: Caller reports person yelling, swearingFor the...
For the record: Caller reports person yelling, swearing For the record is a compilation of newsworthy items from police blotters in Ottawa County.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Gypsum food pantry operators keeping the faithGypsum food pantry...
There's a bright purple sign taped to a white door inside the new Seed Faith Missions Food Pantry in Gypsum that Marie Berry reads each day when she walks into the building "And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must be that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him."
Danbury Township storage fire wasn't arson, chief says
Officials have not determined what caused a fire that destroyed a storage unit building Friday, but they have ruled out arson, the fire chief said.
For the record: Rape reported
CHARGED * A 46-year-old Port Clinton man was charged with contempt. PROWLER * 1:59 a.m., a caller reported people were throwing things at her house, 1200 block of South Grandview Drive, Salem Township.
Ohio vacation island over-using chopper ambulance?
Ohio vacation island over-using chopper ambulance? Ohio vacation island over-using chopper ambulance? Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mDXo2J PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio -- During the summer, Clevelanders flock to picturesque Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island for fun, food and relaxation.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Drugs in drinks hard to prove
Although authorities have received reports of five women who thought drugs might have been slipped into their drinks this summer, a detective said there are no confirmed cases of anyone being drugged.
Thursday's Art Walk to be downtown
The free family-friendly downtown art celebration features artists, live music and galleries, restaurants and other businesses taking part on the fourth Thursday of each month.
Lucas County, Toledo jobless rates rise
Lucas County's unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent in June from 5.7 percent in May, state of Ohio officials said Tuesday.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Investigator | Questions about Put-in-Bay Life Flight
Questions about Put-in-Bay Life Flight During the summer, Clevelanders flock to picturesque Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island for fun, food and relaxation.
Man charged with assaulting person who reported him to police
A drunken man was cited Saturday morning and then arrested that afternoon on charges of returning to the scene of his citation and beating up someone who had reported him to authorities.
For the record: Man charged with pointing gun at people
Sunday CHARGED * 6:48 p.m., a 30-year-old Port Clinton man was charged with menacing after witnesses said he pointed a gun at people, 2000 block of East State Road, Portage Township.
Ottawa County-Sheriff thanks volunteers for work on truck
Partnership was the word tossed around repeatedly when the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office recently debuted its new Special Response Team equipment truck.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Fair wraps up in Ottawa County
Fair visitors got a final day filled with sun and mild temperatures Sunday as the Ottawa County Fair wrapped up its 50th year with its traditional assortment of rides, fair food and animals on display throughout the fairgrounds.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Parade kicks off African-American Festival
Hundreds of people lined a parade route in Toledo's Central City today to kick off the 10th annual Toledo African-American Festival.