CLOSINGS & DELAYS
Multimedia Video Journalist
With the partial government shutdown in its fourth week, the effects have started to trickle down to the college students in the country.
Students who look for financial aid must file their "FAFSA" or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. In order to complete that, they need info directly from the IRS. Unfortunately for them, because of the shutdown, they can't access that information.
With the impending snow, the Ohio State Highway Patrol has a few recommendations for drivers.
Lt. Tim Grigsby advises people to get their errands done ahead of the weekend to avoid driving in the poor conditions. If you do have to drive, he said to increase your following distance as well plan more time for your trip.
The City of Lima filed another nuisance action on a downtown bar on Wednesday.
Law Director Tony Geiger said the action was taken on "Levels" bar at 122 E. North St. for much the same reasons of 904 S. Main St. Geiger said the business, formerly known as "Beantown Saloon," has had many criminal disturbances and excessive police calls.
Owners of 904 S. Main St., the site of a murder in December, have nearly reached an agreement with the City of Lima.
Owners of the building at 900-908 S. Main St., Victor Quintero and Gilbert Salaz, seemed to agree to a permanent injunction with the city, in court this morning.
In an effort to be more transparent, the Lima Police Department invited members of the media to sit down to talk about the recent shootings in Lima. We’ve learned a few more details and what it will take to close these cases.
The Lima Police Department is investigating their first homicide of 2019 after being called out to what appeared to be a motor vehicle accident.
Around 3:30 Tuesday morning, officers responded to the 600 block of Michael Ave. after a vehicle had struck a power pole. Officers found 34-year-old Branson Tucker of Lima, in the back seat with a gunshot wound to his torso.
A Lima community leader has begun a little farewell tour as he approaches retirement at the end of the month.
At the monthly Family and Children First Council meeting, Michael Schoenhofer was recognized by the group in his final meeting.
The woman accused of a stabbing has been apprehended and made her first appearance in court Monday afternoon.
19-year-old Diamond Osborne had her first hearing in Lima Municipal Court today(1/14/19) for a charge of felonious assault, a felony of the second degree.
The Lima Police Department is preparing to address the recent shootings that have taken place on Main Street.
Via a press release, the Lima Police Department plans to provide updates tomorrow regarding the shootings at 904 S. Main St. on Dec. 29, and 701 S. Main St. on Jan. 12.
President Trump continued to defend the idea of a southern border wall as he made a trip south to McAllen, Texas.
The President held a round table discussion on immigration and border security as he looks to secure $5.7 billion for a wall. Trump has thought about declaring a national emergency if he cannot secure funding and end the partial government shutdown. Senator Sherrod Brown said he sees the only way the shutdown ending if congress does it's job to get a bill done and if the president vetoes it, they would have to override that.