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Battle of the Badges to Encourage People to Donate Blood

Someone is in need of a blood transfusion every two seconds across the country. That according to the American Red Cross. During the summer months it's a challenge to keep blood on the shelves as donations are low. The region is currently 80-thousand units down and are turning to those who are in the business of saving lives to boost donations. It's time for the annual “Battle of the Badges” where donors can donate in honor of their favorite first responders. While it is a friendly competitio... More>>

Recycling stations installed at the Allen County Fairgrounds

The push to go green is now part of the Allen County Fair. Fairgoers will be able to recycle their bottles and cans in newly installed recycling containers located throughout the fairgrounds and outside of some buildings. The recycling project is possible because of a partnership between the fair, Republic Services, and the North Central Ohio Solid Waste District. The recycling effort started after last year's fair when fair manager David Grimm noticed the large amount of recyclables headed t... More>>

Herb Jay 5K Video included

After it was canceled for rain more than a month ago, the Herb Jay 5K was held tonight. More>>

Engage Grant Video included

Engaging troubled teens in the hope of keeping them out of juvenile justice systems is the goal of a new grant given to Allen County. More>>

Return to South Korea Video included

Almost six decades after leaving Korea, a veteran returns and gains closure. 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>>

Stolen Credit Card Video included

A stolen credit card has been used at various locations in Lima and official's need your help identifying the female suspect. 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>>

Groundbreaking for Union Square Apartments Video included

The vacant site of a former gas station and dry cleaner in Lima will be transformed into a three story apartment building for the homeless. City leaders, mental health professionals, and officials with Coleman Professional Services breaking ground on a 24 unit apartment building on Elm Street between Central and Union.  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>>

Grace Baptist Church Gives Back

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

Unknown Caller Video included

The Lima Allen County Chamber of Commerce is warning members that there is someone out there pretending to be them. 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.


Changing Traffic Patterns In Allen County Video included

Traffic laws are made to be followed. Whether they are designed for safety, convenience or a more accessible route changing laws can be a hard adjustment. More>>

Cole Street Closure Friday July 25th Video included

A reminder for drivers who frequent Cole Street between Grand Ave. and Elida Road.  More>>

St. Rita's Parent Company Changes Name Video included

The parent healthcare system of St. Rita’s Medical Center has changed its name. More>>

Elections Board Meets Video included

The Allen County Board of Elections is gearing up for the November election. More>>

Rollover Crash Video included

Just a scratch from a seat belt is reported after a rollover crash at the intersection of Market and Jameson in Lima. More>>

Mayor Berger testifies about EPA mandates Video included

Lima mayor, David Berger, is once again in Washington D.C. testifying about the high cost of unfunded mandates required by the Environmental Protection Agency. Berger testified Thursday morning in front of the Water Resources and Environment subcommittee of the house Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  More>>

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>>

T-28 Planes Land in Allen County Video included

The Allen County Airport welcomed some special planes on Thursday when four T-28 Trojans stopped for fuel. 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>>

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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