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The Public Health Advisory Alert System is a color-coded system designed to supplement existing statewide orders through a data-driven framework to assess the degree of the virus’ spread and to engage and empower individuals, businesses, communities, local governments, and others in their re… More >>

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While the "wait-and-see" travel trend continues, AAA says we can expect a decrease in people traveling for thanksgiving this year.AAA is projecting a 9 percent drop in people traveling, down from the 2.3 million that traveled in 2019. Although a decrease in travel, there still will be many p… More >>

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As the holiday season approaches the OSHP is reminding drivers to buckle up. Buckling up is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself, and the people you are riding with. Since 2015, there have been 2,600 people killed in crashes because they were not wearing a seatbelt. More >>

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Trooper R. LaMarr was on the side of the highway with his lights on, finishing up a traffic stop when a car drifted off the right side of the road and hit the back of the patrol car. Both drivers were taken to Joint Township Hospital. Trooper LaMarr was treated and released. The driver of th… More >>

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A person is in the hospital after a rollover crash outside of Beaverdam Wednesday evening. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says that around 5 p.m., a Honda was heading south on Swaney Road and stopped at the intersection at Sugar Creek Road. More >>

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The Lima Police Department says around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night, officers went to stop a car for blowing through a stop sign. After a short pursuit, the car crashed into this house in the 700 block of North Collett Street. Police tell us two passengers were taken into custody, and a third per… More >>

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Mercer County Grand Jury has indicted Teddy Hale, 28 on one charged of Vehicular Homicide.   He is being held in jail on a $500,000 bond.    On September 27th, the Celina Police Department says Hale failed to stop for a car and motorcycle that were stopped ahead of him.  Hale hit the motorcy… More >>

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol says just before 5:00 p.m. Friday, the call came in of an accident on Conant Road and Ft. Amanda Road near the Auglaize and Allen County line. Law enforcement hasn't released much information to media yet, but say the Auglaize County coroner was called in and on… More >>

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Around 4:30 p.m. Friday, a crash on North Cole Street required a woman and her 4-month-old to be transported to the hospital. According to police, the driver of the black car was heading north on Cole Street when they had to stop for another stopped vehicle in front of them. When the driver … More >>

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The car went off the north side of the road, flipping and coming to rest on its roof. Two other passengers, 18-year-old Chloe Greer and 19-year-old Aaron Caskey, both of Lima, were taken to St. Rita's with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver, a white male in his 20s, ran off. A K-9 sea… More >>

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First responders were called out to the entrance ramp of U.S. 30 west in Beaverdam for a semi that flipped over at around 7 p.m. The crash closed down the entrance ramp as well as U.S. 30 heading west. Injuries are unknown at this time, and the crash is under investigation. More >>

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75,411. That's the number of crashes since 2015 that the Ohio State Highway Patrol says have involved one or more drivers who were distracted. The OSHP is joining five other state patrols to focus on distracted driving during the month of October. More >>

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Construction areas on highways are a common sight in Ohio before the weather gets too cold, and that means that workers are on the roads. Unfortunately, crashes in these sites do happen - and that's why the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Highway Patrol are teaming up to make work … More >>

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The Lima Police Department responded to a crash between a vehicle and a man in a motorized wheelchair at the intersection of High Street and McDonel Street. Police say the man in the wheelchair was going the wrong way down High Street when he was hit. He had to be taken to the hospital for a… More >>

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28-year-old Teddy Hale is being held on a half a million-dollar bond on the charge of Driving Under Suspension. The Celina Police Department says Hale was driving on North Main Street just before 4:30 p.m. and failed to stop for a motorcycle that was slowing to a stop for a car that was maki… More >>

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Troopers with the Wapakoneta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol say around 5 p.m., a pickup truck was heading northbound on I-75 near milepost 107 when he went off into the median, overcorrected, skipped over the lanes, and flipped over. The driver was ejected and life-flighted out. The p… More >>

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The “Save by the Belt” Club is a joint effort with the Ohio Department of Public Safety and over 400 law enforcement agencies in the state. It brings awareness to accidents that could have turned out worse if seat belts were not worn. In 2019, over 450 Ohioans were killed in traffic crashes … More >>

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In Spencer Township, North Kill Road, between Union Road and Fruend Road, will be closed for the next six weeks. The engineer's office is preparing to replace a bridge deck. The closure will start Tuesday, September 22nd. More >>

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One person has died and multiple were injured after a crash in Van Wert Friday morning. According to the Van Wert post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at 7:40 AM at the intersection of State Route 118 and Wren Landeck Road, a gray 2012 Dodge Journey was traveling westbound and failed to st… More >>

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The Hardin County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred Friday morning. At 6:30 AM at the intersection of State Route 67 and State Route 235, deputies state that a Southbound White Honda Accord had pulled from the stop sign on St. Rt. 235 into the path of a … More >>

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Elm and Pine will be closed from Monday, September 28th through Friday, October 16th. Crews will be reconstructing the roadway and replacing the decks on both bridges. The Ohio Department of Transportation is managing the 3.9-million dollar project. The closure will also include the Ottawa R… More >>

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Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers were on the scene around 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. A Hyundai was headed west on State Road and failed to yield for a stop sign. The driver then ran into a Lincoln that was headed south on Slabtown. More >>

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According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, that is down from 12 deaths statewide for the 2019 and 2018 Labor Day weekends. The highway patrol stepped up enforcement for drunk driving over the holiday weekend and over 530 people were cited for impaired driving. They also reported that 3,200 … More >>

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol says troopers have issued 2,200 tickets since April for people driving more than 100 mph. That is a 61% increase over the same time period a year ago. July was also Ohio’s worst month for fatal crashes since 2007. California, Iowa, and Utah are among several sta… More >>

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Locally, there are many stations that are under the two-dollar mark. Petroleum experts say the reason for the drop is because refineries are back to work after Hurricane Laura and this summer has been good at the pump. They say this has been the most stable and had the lowest gas prices betw… More >>

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Since November of 2019, the Mercer County Sheriff's Office says that they have seen 15 vehicle crashes that were caused by distracted driving, speeding, and stop sign violations. After seeing those crash numbers and hearing multiple complaints from citizens, the sheriff's office is now takin… More >>

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On Wednesday, Joseph Moore of Kenton was killed in a head-on collision in McDonald Township. Just after noon, Moore was driving south on County Road 75. He drove into the path of a trailer driving north. The driver of the trailer was not injured. The second crash resulted in the death of a 1… More >>

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The Lima post of the State Patrol reports 18-year-old Chance Edwards was pronounced dead at the scene after being hit by a vehicle. The post reports that the incident happened just after 11 p.m. Law enforcement was called to Dixie Highway just north of S.R. 81 to a male and female arguing. A… More >>

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The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says 62-year-old Linda Oleyar was pronounced dead at the scene and a medical condition could be to blame.  Around 8 p.m., Oleyar was southbound in the 17,000 block of Wenger Road and went off the east side of the road into a cornfield. Witnesses pulled her … More >>

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the accident happened just after 5 p.m. when a semi tractor-trailer apparently rear-ended an eastbound camper being pulled by a pickup truck. The crash causing the semi to roll over, and causing heavy damage to the camper. More >>

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87-year-old Janet Hussey is being treated for minor injures for a crash on Fort Amanda Road. A doorbell camera caught the whole crash. Just before 10 a.m., Hussey tried to turn left on Fort Amanda Road from Yoakam Road. She didn't see 19-year-old Jeanna Fullom driving east on Fort Amanda Roa… More >>