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Teens Give Back

The youth group from Hyde Park Community Church of Cincinnati begins a six-day mission trip to serve the Lima community today. The group plans to give their time and energy to helping various agencies in the city, such as soup kitchens and nursing homes. More>>

Flag City USA (Findlay) Target of Flag Cutting Video included

Flag City USA (Findlay) is the target of a series of crimes involving the cutting of American flags on Main Street. More>>

Dispatch consolidation study begins Video included

Consolidation typically means cost savings, but a newly commissioned study will determine if combining dispatch services in Allen County actually makes sense. More>>

Honoring Anderson's Wish Video included

When someone with an illness takes a turn for the worse, helping grant that person’s last wishes can be common for some. The family of Lima native David Anderson currently deals with this situation. Jack McGuire takes a look at how David’s family and friends help fulfill his last wish.

Lima Moving Forward on Lima Stadium Park Video included

Legislation is now being prepared for a project the City of Lima has been working on since the early 2000's.  More>>

K-9 officers get new protective gear Video included

Police officers wear uniforms every day while out on patrol. Now, some four legged officers are getting new uniforms of their own. Members of the Allen County Sheriff's Office K-9 Corps showing off the four new K-9 vests the department recently received.  More>>

Distracted Driver Crackdown Underway in 6 States Video included

Law enforcement in six states, cracking down on distracted driving this week. More>>

Bowling for Aaliyah Video included

An eight year old from Elida is battling a rare bone disease and the community came together this weekend to help More>>

Van Wert businesses apply for grant Video included

Some major improvements could soon be coming to downtown businesses in Van Wert. More>>

A Walk to Remember, 45 yrs. ago Video included

Where were you when Neil Armstrong first stepped foot on the moon 45 years ago today?These visitors to the Neil Armstrong Air Space Museum in Wapakoneta, remember where they were and what they were doing when Armstrong took that small step for man and a giant leap for mankind. More>>

Eagle Scouts Honored Video included

Nicholas Bockey, Jackson Donley, Clark Etzler, Bradley Klausing and Anthony Siefker have worked their way through the ranks. Each one started as simply a scout and over the years worked their way through five additional titles before reaching eagle.  More>>

Lima Walmart Theft Video included

The Lima Police Department is investigating a theft that happened today at approximately 5:30 pm at Walmart on Allentown Road.  More>>

Ottoville Parish Festivals Video included

An Ottoville church is looking not only to give back to the community, but to reconnect with past members and friends. More>>

Astronauts in Wapakoneta Video included

Wapakoneta is remembering Neil Armstrong this weekend as part of the Summer Moon Festival. A couple of NASA astronauts were in Armstrong’s hometown to talk about the space program. More>>

Helping Homeless Pets Video included

Homeless pets in Putnam County received an opportunity to find a new home today. Ottawa's Car-E-It shop held a fundraising expo in its parking lot. The headline fundraiser was an adopt-a-thon for homeless dogs. More>>

Rhythm and Ribs Video included

The 11th Annual Rhythm and Ribs fest kicked off today. Seven rib vendors take part in the event to showcase their prize winning recipes. More>>

Summer Moon Car Show Video included

Tonight the Summer Moon Festival showcased a classic side to it. The Auglaize-Mercer County Shrine Club assisted in holding a car show for those attending the festival. More>>

High Street Bridge Opens Video included

People traveling through St. Marys now have a more convenient route to take when driving downtown. A ribbon cutting ceremony helped celebrate the opening of the High Street Bridge.  More>>

Reported Shooting in Van Wert County Video included

The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a reported shooting that occurred Thursday night. More>>

Huffman speaks before Allen Co. Patriots Video included

The process of getting an idea to become the law of the land is a complicated one. State representative Matt Huffman spent time Thursday night educating the Allen County Patriots group on the process of amending the U.S. Constitution. More>>

Task Force LIMA discusses state initiative, future BRAC Video included

Task Force LIMA delves into the Base Realignment and Closure process in an effort to keep the Lima tank plant open and thriving. The last time the government ordered a BRAC was in 2005. Another round has yet to be ordered, however, state advisors and Task Force LIMA are preparing in advance for another round of the cost-cutting assessments.  More>>

House of Hope, offering hope for Heroin Addicts Video included

Addiction to heroin is becoming a big problem in Mercer county. A new program for women addicted to heroin is hoping to make a difference. It’s called “House of Hope”... More>>

July 17, 2014 Crimestoppers Video included

Crimestoppers will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the subjects involved with these crimes. If you have any information about these crimes or any crime in general, please call Crimestoppers at 229-STOP. More>>

Auglaize County Drug Arrests

Sheriff Al Solomon released the names and charges against 17 Auglaize County individuals arrested Tuesday, July 15th on numerous drug charges. More>>

Bicycle Tour of Limaland

Local and not so local cyclist took to the road Saturday Morning for a tour around Limaland Lima's Team Roadrunners Cycling Club hosted their first ever Limaland tour, which brought in participants from as far as Alaska, and from cities all over Ohio. Over 50 riders participated in the initial event. Team Roadrunners have been around for over 50 years and recently they have teamed up with Activate Allen County to promote having an active and healthy lifestyle in our area. They hope this t... More>>

Ohio’s Finest Law Enforcement Officer

A Lima police officer is named Ohio’s Finest Law Enforcement Officer. The Ohio Fraternal Order of Police awarded Sergeant David Gillispie Ohio's Finest Law Enforcement Officer Award Gillispie was one of 10 officers from around the state of Ohio up for the award. The 17 year veteran of the Lima Police force was also named Law Officer of the Year by the Lima Exchange Club earlier this year. Gillispie was the officer that was attacked outside the Lima Police Station in March of 2013 by John ... More>>

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  • GOP voters in Georgia decide Senate nominee

    GOP voters in Georgia decide Senate nominee

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:20:59 GMT
    After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to...More >>
    Early returns Tuesday suggest a long night of vote counting in a tight race for Georgia's Republican Senate nomination between U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue.More >>
  • In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

    In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:11:21 GMT
    In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense...More >>
    In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems...More >>
  • Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

    Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:11:14 GMT
    Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles...More >>
    Firefighters were making progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control, with wetter weather bringing some relief but also raising concerns about flash flooding.More >>
  • InternationalMore>>

  • US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

    US: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-down

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:41:12 GMT
    The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine.More >>
    Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian...More >>
  • UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

    UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:03:27 GMT
    The Palestinian U.N. envoy says a draft U.N. resolution calling for an immediate cease-fire in the Gaza Strip will be formally circulated to the Security Council.More >>
    The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel "in the very near future."More >>
  • Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

    Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:42:54 GMT
    Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state...More >>
    A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot...More >>
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