52-year-old Defiance man dies in Richland County crash

A Defiance man is dead after the tractor-trailer he was driving crashed into another tractor-trailer stopped in traffic on US-30 Monday afternoon in Richland County.

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Boy, 12, dies after alleged bullying, complaints of head pain from attacks

Police are investigating claims the 12-year-old was bullied and attacked during school hours on two consecutive days before he died.

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Cleveland Indians game postponed due to weather

The Cleveland Indians announced that today’s game against the Cincinnati Reds will be postponed to August 9 due to the weather.

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