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Red Light Runner Causes Accident Video included

At least one person was hurt in a two vehicle crash just before 2:30 Saturday afternoon. According to a Lima police officer at the scene, a red Honda Accord was eastbound on west Market when she ran the red light at Market and Jameson. A silver Lexus carrying a boat was southbound on Jameson when the two vehicles collided. The Lexus then turned around facing northbound. The red Honda ended up hitting a brick building on the southeast corner of the intersection. Police say the driver of ... More>>

Delphos Easter Egg Hunt Video included

Hundreds of young people gathered at Stadium Park in Delphos for the annual Delphos Optimist Club's Easter Egg Hunt. There were hunts in three age classes, starting as young as two years old, gathering the colored plastic eggs. Inside there was either a piece of candy or a slip of paper that corresponds to a prize. This was the 14th year for the Easter Egg Hunt in Delphos. More>>

Heroin Deaths on Rise in Ohio Video included

There’s good news and bad news on the front in the war against drugs. While the number of deaths from unintended overdoses of prescription opiates declined in 2012 for the first time since 2003, there’s been an alarming increase in the number of deaths from overdoses of illegal opiates such as heroin. In 2012 there were 697 deaths from prescription opiates down from 789 in 20-11. 680 people died of heroin overdoses in 20-12, up from 426 deaths in 20-11. Ohio attorney general Mike Dewine has c... More>>

New Country Host St. Jude Benefit Concert Video included

Lima was rocking along with one of the biggest up and coming country artist. America Idol winner Scotty McCreery brought in a packed house at the Civic Center. The benefit concert supported St. Jude Children's More>>

Hiring Our Heroes Video included

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host "Hiring Our Heroes -Celina," an event for veterans and military spouses.  More than 30 employers are expected to participate with job opportunities of More>>

Council Man Walks Against Violence Video included

With the warmer temperatures has come violence and tragedy on our streets. And one Lima Councilman is taking to those streets to do something about it. Sixth Ward Councilman Derry Glenn says economically, More>>

Girl Scouts Day Camp Video included

The Girl Scouts Day Camp allowed girls to make cool crafts, play games, make new friends, and memories.  Girls ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade who are not involved in the traditional troops were More>>

Ellis Easter Dinner coming up Video included

If you're looking for a place to go for Easter dinner we do have a suggestion and it won't cost you a dime. The annual Ellis Family Easter Dinner is this Sunday from eleven until one at the Veterans Memorial More>>

Good Friday Fish Fry Video included

Meals of Alaskan Pollock Strips, seasoned fries, coleslaw and cookies were sold for $8 tickets.  Ottawa River Coalition members hope to raise between $7,000 to $10,000 which would help protect the water More>>

Dog recovering after being drug by truck Video included

A battered and bloody dog is recovering at the Allen County Dog Warden's Office after she was inadvertently dragged down the road behind a pickup truck.  






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State School Board Member in Lima Video included

A state board of education member was in Lima tonight talking to a local group about the state of education today. District 1 state board member Ann Jacobs, of Lima, spoke before the Black Network meeting More>>

Lima Utilities Committee Meets To Discuss Garbage And Refuse Contract Video included

The City of Lima's garbage pick-up contract is about to expire. Every 5 years a contract is negotiated by the utilities committee and waste collection companies.  the committee gathered to discuss previous More>>

Downtown Construction In Lima Is Affecting Local Businesses Video included

The downtown re-construction project has been underway for almost a month and has created a few issues along the way. The minimizing of lanes, replacing curbs and resurfacing is messy project on Elizabeth More>>

A Time to Plant Video included

April in Ohio is a great tree planting month and with Earth and Arbor Day being celebrated next week, now is the perfect time to get out in the yard to get something growing. More>>

Ohio Food Bank Receives check Video included

The West Ohio Food Bank was the lucky recipient at a check presentation on Thursday, on behalf of the company Fresh Encounter. Fresh Encounter, owner of Community Markets, made a donation with funds raised More>>

LRITA Tech Conference Video included

The Lima Regional IT Alliance (LRITA), holding the annual LRITA Tech Conference on Thursday. More than 240 people attended the conference, including 28 vendors, making this year's event the largest since More>>

Howard rejects plea deal Video included

A Lima man, accused of aggravated murder was in court for a final pretrial hearing in Allen County Common Pleas Court. Twenty year old Randell Howard Jr. is charged in the death of Joshua Davenport in More>>

Suspect in Saturday murder receives $1 million bond Video included

18 year old Jaquone Phillips appearing in Lima Municipal Court. More>>

April 17, 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. More>>

Lima Public Library Renovation Video included

Lima Public Library is getting a make-over. After 24 years the interior of the library's main floor is being updated. Changing technology has outdated the way people currently use the library. The goal More>>

Drunk Driving Victim Talks to Lima Students Video included

Cory Winfield and his wife Lindsey talked about drinking and driving on Wednesday, with seventh and eighth graders from St. Rose, St Gerard and St Charles. After leaving his shift at the Marion City Police More>>

Your Kids Parent Support Group Video included

Your Kids First Parent Support Group was created at the beginning of the school year for parents of children with disabilities.  Now the group is preparing for summer and they are brainstorming on activities More>>

Rhodes State Tuition Increase Video included

Last year Rhodes State College increased tuition by two percent and they are looking to do it again for the 2014 to 2015 school year.  Previously, Rhodes had a four year period from 2007 to 2010 when More>>

New Park in the Works Video included

The Johnny Appleseed Park District is working on making some additions to the park system. More>>

Consolidated 911 Dispatch? Video included

Currently there are 7 dispatch centers within Allen County depending on jurisdiction. Some safety service officials believe one centralized center would better serve the community. More>>

Meeting EPA Requirements Video included

The Allen County Sanitary Engineer says that the county is nearing completion of improvements to meet EPA requirements set in motion more than a decade ago. More>>

Mental Health officials push for levy Video included

A levy request from the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize and Hardin Counties was narrowly defeated in November.  However, the agency is bringing the issue back to the ballot this May.  


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Bids received for construction Video included

Work on the Shawnee Road roundabout continues as bids come in for construction. More>>

Kiwanis Tree Packing Video included

1450 trees are packed by members of the Kiwanis Club, K-Kids, and Builders Club.        Providing trees to first graders in the counties is a tradition that is kept in memory of James Macdonnell who passed More>>

Our Daily Bread Celebration Video included

With 23 years of service, Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen honors those who have helped them serve and they are simply saying thank you. One person who has been around Our Daily Bread since the beginning More>>

Husky Refinery Maintenance Video included

They're also in the process of re-starting units and residents may notice additional odors. Officials ensured us there is no danger to the public. More>>

Ohio Gay Marriage Video included

A federal judge made his ruling on Monday, ordering Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of gay couples performed in other states. Judge Timothy Black ruled on Monday, stating Ohio's marriage recognition More>>

Arrest made in five year murder investigation Video included

Five years after the death of 53 year old Kenneth Warrington, the Lima Police Department makes an arrest in his murder.  


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High winds down power lines Video included

Winds overnight and this morning left many on Lima's east side in the dark. More>>

Candlelight Vigil for Marcus Simpson

Family and friends of 19 year old Marcus Simpson Jr. gathered Sunday night for a candlelight vigil at H & R Lounge on 12th street, in the same parking lot where Simpson was shot and killed early Saturday More>>

Italian Dinner Huge Success

Raising money for charity, one meatball at a time. The Ciao Annual Italian Dinner brings together people from all over the Lima area to help out a good cause, and eat a great meal. All of the proceeds More>>

Brown Fights Big Tobacco Video included

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown met with Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, Margaret Hamburg this week...        Brown is urging the agency to do everything in its power to expand its oversight of big More>>

Three arrested in daytime burglary

According to a news release from Chief Deputy Jim Everett, the Allen County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a burglary in progress on Sunday just before 5:30 evening at a residence in the 2100 block of Elida Road. More>>

Rhodes hosts campus security exercise

Columbine, Fort Hood, and Sandy Hook-- the list could go on, but the reality is an active shooter can inflict a lifetime of devastation in just a matter of minutes.  That's why schools, worksites, and gathering places across the country are planning for the worst case scenarios.  Tricia Bell takes us to Rhodes State where campus security officials are reviewing their emergency plans.  

 
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