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Split and Miss: the Lima Effect? Part 1 Video included

What's going on with the weather here in west central ohio? There has been a lot of talk over the years of a weather phenomena, but is it real? meteorologist Elise Dolinar talked with locals and has their opinions in the first part of her series, split and miss: the lima effect. More>>

Record Number of Ohioans Dying from Drug Overdoses Video included

More Americans are dying from accidental drug overdoses than car accidents. More>>

Junior Fair Horse Competition And Care Video included

People look forward to fair week for rides, games and the entertainment but for junior equestrian participants it's not all just fun and games. Each day starts with a wake up call around 6:30 AM to feed, water, and clean the horse’s stalls…not once but twice a day. More>>

Police release dash cam video of fatal crash Video included

The Lima Police Department releases cruiser camera video of the short chase that ended in the death of a Lima man. More>>

Congressman Latta Votes For 8 Bills on Human Trafficking Video included

The House of Representatives, taking aggressive steps to combat human trafficking. This week, the House passed 8 Bills, in hopes of preventing the crime, that's becoming prevalent here in Ohio. More>>

Back to School expenses are on the rise Video included

Marcia Koch has a simple plan for buying supplies for her three school aged kids. "I come with my lists and just get it done," said while shopping at Meijer with her children. The annual outing is expected to cost more this year than in the past. More>>

Lima says No to Chickens in the City Video included

The Neighborhood Concerns Committee decided Lima residents wont be owning chickens here in the city anytime soon.  More>>

St. Marys Redirects Budget Funds Video included

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>>

Stabbing in Lima's South Side Video included

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. 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.

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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.

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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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  • Dutch retrieve DNA of some Ukraine crash victims

    Dutch retrieve DNA of some Ukraine crash victims

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:33:19 GMT
    The head of the Dutch-led international team investigating the Malaysian Airline Flight 17 disaster says his group has retrieved additional DNA samples from 25 victims at a mortuary in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.More >>
    The head of the Dutch-led international team investigating the Malaysian Airline Flight 17 disaster says his group has retrieved additional DNA samples from 25 victims at a mortuary in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.More >>
  • Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

    Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:28:13 GMT
    Islamic hard-line militias are claiming to have taken control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after defeating army units, taking over military barracks and seizing tanks, rockets and hundreds of boxes...More >>
    Islamic hard-line militias, including the group accused by the United States in a 2012 attack that killed the ambassador and three other Americans, claimed control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after...More >>
  • Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:04:48 GMT
    An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time.More >>
    Two weeks after a missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, an international team of investigators Thursday reached a wreckage site in eastern Ukraine that remains bitterly contested between government forces and...More >>
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