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Elida School Board Open Forum Video included

Maintain with a cushion. That's the goal Elida School District is trying to achieve. A public forum was held at the school to discuss a tax Levy going on November's ballot. More>>

F.O.P. Outstanding Citizens Video included

Law enforcement can't be every where all the time, that's why there's a special award for citizens that go above and beyond to help law enforcement and their communities. More>>

Wellness Path at Lima Memorial

Lima memorial is taking one more step on the path of wellness with the help of an Eagle Scout.  More>>

Young Students Talk Geography Video included

Students at Liberty Arts Magnet were visited by an OSU-Lima professor on Tuesday afternoon, discussing geology. More>>

Safe Community Awards Handed Out Video included

Keeping a community safe takes more than just law enforcement and first responders. It also takes countless hours of community involvement from area residents. With the dedication of these volunteers and safety personnel Lima Allen County residents can rest a little easier as their safety and welfare is being looked after. Today was a day to thank all of their efforts at the Lima Allen County Safe Community Coalition luncheon.  More>>

Speed Up New Veteran Health Care Rules Video included

Last month the Veteran's Access, Choice and Accountability Act was signed in to law, now a local congressman want to see the timetable shortened to get veterans help faster.  More>>

Allen County Ditches Needing Some Work Video included

Mother Nature causing additional work for the Allen County Engineers Office. More>>

LPD gets new computer aided dispatch system Video included

The Lima Police Department is going live with new equipment that modernizes the dispatch, patrol and records portions of the office. After months of installation and training, the LPD is now using an updated computer aided dispatch and records management software system.  More>>

More Details About Escaped Inmates are Released Video included

New details are trickling out regarding the escape of three inmates last week in Lima, including Chardon Ohio school shooter TJ Lane.  More>>

Health Center Receives Funding Video included

Lima's Health Partners of Western Ohio is receiving more than 250 thousand dollars in government funding. More>>

No Sign Code in Lima Video included

Right now, there is no signage code for the city of Lima, but Lima City Council is working to change that and to open up communication with the Design Review Board. More>>

Hands on Training Video included

The goal is to have young adults prepared to enter the workforce right out of high school. The Apollo Career Center offers hands on education to their students so they will be ready to hit the ground running after graduation, if not before. More>>

Gas Prices Under State Average Video included

Gas prices were down again at the pumps as we started a new work week. More>>

Elida Teen Sentenced Video included

The Elida Middle School student who brought knives to school in a plotted mass killing spree has been sentenced. More>>

Early voting hours set

Early voting hours set Video included

The back and forth concerning Ohio's early voting schedule continues. Early voting hours for the November election have been expanded. However, Allen County election officials say those hours still aren't set in stone.  More>>

Elida Homecoming Parade Video included

Elida High School kicked off their Homecoming week festivities Sunday. More>>

United Way 2014 Kick-Off Video included

The United Way of Greater Lima kicked off their 2014 campaign today. The event invited businesses, and families within the area. To Westgate Lanes for unlimited bowling, food and more. More>>

Back 2 School Video included

An outreach program organized by a local maternity home for youth is hoping to bring families closer together. The Guiding Light home organized a Back 2 School event at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park today More>>

Observatory Marks Anniversary Video included

The Schoonover Observatory is marking 50 years in Lima. The Lima Astronomical Society opened the observatory for a special anniversary celebration Saturday. More>>

Bike Rodeo in Lima Video included

These kids are learning safe riding habits at a Bike Rodeo at St. Gerards school. It's all part of an effort to keep kids safe as they pursue a lifelong goal of a healthy lifestyle and for many, biking will be a part of that. More>>

King Car Show Video included

An area car show assisted a family whose daughter faces a unique medical diagnosis. More>>

Strike Out Homelessness Video included

A local non-profit group spares time to try to strike out homelessness in the area.  More>>

Latta on Possible Govt. Shutdown/ISIL Video included

A couple of big votes are coming up next week in Congress. Congressman Bob Latta, in Van Wert on Friday, says he believes there won't be a government shutdown as feared as Congress faces dealing with the threat of militant Islamists in Syria. Latta says he is concerned that the Commander in Chief (Pres. Obama) is not handling his military responsibilities all that well, as evidenced by his handling of recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. More>>

OSHP Releases T.J. Lane Capture Video Video included

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has released a short video of T.J. Lane's capture from early Friday morning.  More>>

Suspect Identified in Early Morning Shooting Video included

An overnight shooting sends one person to the hospital.. Now law enforcement searches for the suspect.. The Allen County Sheriff's Department believes they have identified that shooting suspect happened around 2:45 at this home in the 82 hundred block of north West St. Deputies found 25-year-old Brandon Reed, had been shot. He was transported to St. Rita's Medical Center for treatment. The suspect in this shooting has been identified as 23-year-old Jonathon Michael Irons of Lima. More>>

Escaped inmates captured, taken to super max facility Video included

The three inmates who escaped from Allen-Oakwood Correctional Institution on Thursday evening, 19 year old T.J. Lane, 33 year old Lindsey Bruce, and 45 year old Clifford Opperud are now at the super maximum prison facility in Youngstown.  More>>

St. Rita's Equipped to Support Ebola Patients Video included

Although Ebola isn't expected to spread in the United States it's still a possibility. That's why St. Rita's Medical Center has a plan in case they would ever have to treat Ebola or another infections disease in our area. More>>

Salvation Army Collecting Coats Video included

The Salvation Army's annual coat drive is getting underway with the collection of coats.Fall-like weather may have settled over the area, but The Salvation Army is already preparing for winter.They are asking for people to donate new and used coats to their office on East Market Street, for use in their coat drive to help those in need. Major Stacy says everyone is welcome to receive a coat, because despite a person's financial situation, everyone gets cold. Coat distribution is scheduled ... More>>

Most Dangerous Intersections in Allen County Video included

There are 32 intersections in Allen County that are considered dangerous by the Lima Allen County Regional Planning Commission. More>>

Update: 3 Escaped Prisoners Captured Video included

Following a tense night of searching, all three inmates that escaped from Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in Lima have been found. The most notorious of the three, school shooter T.J. Lane was found just across the road from the prison near Sugar Creek Church of the Brethern on Bluelick road. The second prisoner is 45 year old Clifford Opperud of Carlisle, Ohio. He was the last to be found of the three at about 4:30 this morning. He is in prison serving time for aggravated robbery, bur... More>>

Tank plant misses out on millions in capital improvement funds Video included

The Joint Systems Manufacturing Center is in the unique position of being a government owned, contractor operated facility. However, that distinction is keeping the plant from receiving millions of dollars for improvements.  More>>

Coller Indicted Video included

An Allen County Grand Jury has indicted a Delphos man on several charges in connection with the death of his wife last month. More>>

September 11, 2014 edition of Crime Stoppers Video included

If you have any information about these subjects or any crime in general, please call Crime Stoppers at (419)229-STOP. There's no need to leave your name, just the information. And as always, no caller I.D. is used. More>>

Allen County man returns after treating ebola patients Video included

We see the images on the evening news of the thousands of people infected with ebola in West Africa. The virus might seem like a far off threat. However, nurse practitioner and former Shawnee Township Fire Chief Tim Mosher has up close experience with the devastating virus as humanitarian aid worker. More>>

Plea Deal on Table Video included

The prosecution says it will keep the deal on the table for a week and it's now up to the defendant to decide. More>>

Special Board of Education Meeting Video included

The Elida Board of Education held a special board meeting at the high school Wednesday evening. More>>

Fall Mum Fundraiser Video included

Fall is in bloom for the Friends of the Symphony as they hold their fall fundraiser. More>>

Race For The Cure Registration Video included

Sign up for this years race for the cure event is off and running. More>>

Less Crashes with Drivers Education Classes Video included

AAA has released information from their recent Traffic Safety Study, revealing teens that skip driver education classes are involved in more crashes and receive more traffic convictions than their peers who take the courses. More>>

Reverend Ronald Fails Scheduled for Pre-Trial Hearing Video included

Reverend Ronald Fails was scheduled to make an appearance in Lima Municipal Court on Wednesday, following his arrest during a prostitution sting. Although he was in attendance, Reverend Fails did not go in for his pre-trial hearing. More>>

Recently Appointed Lima Municipal Judge Reacts Video included

Your News Now brought you the news on Tuesday, that Governor John Kasich appointed Tammie Hursh to take the seat of former Lima Municipal Court Judge William Lauber. More>>

Free Manufacturing Training at LACCA Video included

Entry-level manufacturing jobs remain strong in our region, that's why a class to teach basic skills to obtain theses jobs can be so beneficial to our area.  More>>

Tammie K. Hursh Appointed to Lima Municipal Court Video included

Tammie K Hursh was appointed to serve as a judge on the Lima municipal court. More>>

Mural Safety Questions and New LACCA Funds Video included

The mural erected in downtown Lima, raised safety questions that were addressed at tonight's council meeting. More>>

Bridge Closures Video included

A few construction updates to keep in mind as we begin our week. More>>

Lake Improvements Video included

The Lake Improvement Association met today in Celina, to update residents about the state of Grand Lake St. Marys.   More>>

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