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Stabbing in Lima's South Side

Lima Police were called to the scene of a stabbing on Lima's South Side. Police took two women into custody following a stabbing at the corner of Second St. and St. Johns Ave.Police say the woman is claiming self-defense, stating she was nearly run over by the victim. Police are being told that upon approaching the driver, an altercation occurred between the two women, resulting in a knife being pulled and the driver being stabbed. Another woman was taken into custody at the corner of Cat... More>>

High Corn Yields Projected in Ohio

With cooperative weather during the growing season, corn yields are projected to be high in Ohio.The National Agricultural Statistics Services Great Lakes Region Field Office says, per-bushel corn prices have dropped 38 percent since last July.Last week's $4.37 per-bushel price was the lowest in five years, but don't expect to see cheaper prices at the store. Experts say while the lower prices will affect farmers, there are still many hands touching the corn before it finds its way on your ... More>>

Van Wert Salvation Army in Need of Assistance

The Van Wert Salvation Army is used to helping residents in need, but now they look for help themselves.A peek into the food pantry reveals empty shelves and barely covered pallets. All that remains are snacks and food that had to be purchased out of pocket. The Salvation Army is looking for food donations to refill their shelves, in order to help an ever increasing number of people. While a small number of items come in every day, the need is still great. Major Judy Barter says donations ... More>>

St. Marys Redirects Budget Funds

The City of St. Marys budget has been affected by cuts at the state level, leading them to redirect some funds in their budget. More>>

Columbus Grove Plans for "Uptown Commons Park" Video included

When storms came through Columbus Grove in June of 2012, Christie's on the Square, was damaged beyond repair. Now the former site, is one step closer, to being turned into a park. More>>

Storm damages trees, overturns semi near Willshire Video included

Earlier Sunday, around 11:30, a storm moved through northwest and west central Ohio bringing with it lot’s of rain and thunder. More>>

Grob Systems CEO Dies in Plane Crash Video included

:We've just learned the identity of one person, who was killed in a small plane crash, early this morning near Findlay. More>>

Plane Crash Near Findlay Kills Two

Two people are pronounced dead resulting from a small plane crash, early this morning. More>>

Boat Sales Up at Indian Lake Video included

The sunny days of summer have been good for boat sales this year.  More>>

Auglaize Co. Fair Opens Video included

For 4-H’er Claire Kohler of Wapakoneta, the Auglaize County Fair is a time to show her goats. More>>

Archaeological Collection Presented Video included

The Allen County Historical Society hosted a program to display the archeological collection of former curator James Pillars. Pillars found and collected natural artifacts in fields he examined as the county surveyor in the late 1800's and early 1900's. More>>

The Circus Comes to Lima with Elephant Showers Video included

The circus is here in Lima and two of the stars of the show, Whimpy and Delrita, are getting their shower in before show time. More>>

Lake Fest Car Show Video included

The Celina Lake Festival, still bringing in the people. Downtown Celina was filled with classic cars More>>

House heavily damaged by fire in Kenton Video included

The storms that came through the area earlier today might have been responsible for a house fire in Kenton. More>>

Hardin County Democrats meet Video included

Hardin County Democrats are gearing up for the November elections. More>>

Fire Truck Recall affects St. Marys & Celina Video included

Two area fire departments have been told that their ladder trucks are being recalled by the manufacturer. In this area, the recall affects both the St. Marys and Celina fire departments. More>>

Ohio Attorney General, DeWine, on Mercer Heroin Video included

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine was campaigning in downtown Celina today. More>>

Cooper Tires Celebrates 100 Years Video included

Cooper Tires celebrates its 100th anniversary, by hosting a file mile run.


Mercer Co. Library Book Sale Video included

The Friends of the Library wrapped up it's annual Book Sale today in Celina.  More>>

New Bremen Fire Dept. holds annual fundraiser

It’s time once again for the annual New Bremen Firemen’s Picnic. The annual event serves as the major fundraiser for the volunteer fire department. Like many departments, funding for the extra things isn’t included in their budget and the department has to find creative ways to make it happen. Fire Chief Bob Kuck says he’s thankful for the community support. Kuck says they haven’t decided yet how they’ll spend the money from this year’s picnic.With last year's proceeds they purchased a couple... More>>

Grace Baptist Church Gives Back

Grace Baptist Church held its annual Family Day, this morning. More>>

St. Marys Fire Department Names New Chief Video included

After several months of waiting St. Marys Fire Department has named their new Chief. More>>

Elida Road safety measures appear to be working Video included

According to Ohio Department of transportation data, the Elida Road safety project that was completed in 2012, is actually working. More>>

April shooting victim dies in morning crash Video included

A short police pursuit ends with a car crash and one person being killed early Friday morning in Lima. More>>

July 25, 2014 edition of 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.


Pepper questions DeWine's handling of collection contracts Video included

The democratic candidate for Ohio Attorney General wants his rival and current A.G. to be investigated for the handling of lucrative collections contracts. More>>

Why go to the Fair? Video included

Is it the food, the rides or maybe the animals? What is it that draws you to the county fair? That was the discussion at the Public Officials Dialogue this afternoon. More>>

28 Years of Suter's Barns and Sweet Corn Video included

The time has come to harvest sweet corn in the area, but despite cooler temperatures, sweet corn is excellent. Jerry Suter, with Suter Farms in Pandora, couldn't be happier as he says the weather has provided his corn with the perfect amount of rain and sun. More>>

Lima on Track with Mid-Year Budget Video included

The mid-year budget for the City of Lima is in good shape, according to their finance director, but they do have one possible future concern that they're planning ahead for. 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>>

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>>

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>>

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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  • New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:27:57 GMT
    No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a plane in Liberia, had a layover in Togo and then arrived in Nigeria where authorities say he died days later...More >>
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  • Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:32:37 GMT
    Lawyers for Blackwater security guards are accusing the government of suppressing evidence favorable to the defendants, who are accused in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.More >>
    Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.More >>
  • Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

    Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:19:01 GMT
    Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians - including nine children playing on a swing - in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy price...More >>
    Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians - including nine children playing on a swing - in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy price civilians...More >>
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