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Dog beaten and set on fire in Lima being investigated by Ohio SPCA

The Ohio SPCA is investigating the horrific death of a German Shepherd dog that took place here in Lima last month. The SPCA says a cruelty investigator responded to a call of a dog that was beaten and set on fire on a set of railroad tracks in the area of 300 East Elm Street and Central Avenue on M


Lima Man Arrested on Warrant

A Lima man was arrested on a warrant over the weekend in Kenton. According to the report from the Kenton Police Department, officers received a tip that 33 year old Andy Mort was at a residence in the 300 block of South High Street.


Man injured in shooting outside Levels Lounge

LIMA — Levels Lounge, one of the downtown bars facing possible closure because of high number of calls to Lima police, was the scene of a shooting early Monday morning. Shots were fired by an unknown person into a car in the parking lot of the 122 E. North St. bar around 2:30 a.m. Monday, according


Allen County Bar Association to honor administrative professionals

LIMA — The Allen County Bar Association will host an administrative professional’s luncheon at 11:15 a.m. Friday, April 26, at the Shawnee Country Club, 1700 Shawnee Road, Lima.


Human remains found by Ohio mushroom hunters

PIKE COUNTY, Ohio (WKYT/WBNS) - Authorities in Pike County, Ohio, say human remains were found Monday by mushroom hunters, 10TV reports. Sheriff Charles Reader told 10TV the remains were found in the area of Buchanan Road and Trego Road, which is west of Waverly.


Few details released in Allen County’s second homicide of 2019

LIMA — Lima police on Monday released a limited amount of information surrounding a Friday night shooting that resulted in Allen County’s second homicide of 2019. Police were called shortly before 7 p.m. Friday to a residence at 405 Orena Avenue in reference to a shooting. Upon their arrival, office


More details released in shooting death of St. Marys man

More information has come to light in the weekend shooting death of a St. Marys man. 25-year-old Dustan Purdy was pronounced dead at the hospital after he was shot in the chest Friday night. He was at a home on Orena Avenue in Lima. Police say he was there to pick up his children. Officials say a sm


Missing Ohio teen’s body found in shallow grave

(WKYC/NBC News) An Ohio family is hoping for answers after the body of 14-year-old Jonathan Minard was found in a shallow grave on a Washington Township farm Friday. Carroll County Sheriff Dale Williams says Minard’s corpse was located around 10:15 a.m. Authorities had already confirmed the search f


New Ohio bill increases age to receive driver's license

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTRF) - A new proposed bill would require teen drivers in Ohio to wait a little longer for their license. Drivers under 18 would hold their learner's permits for a full year before earning their license at 16 and a half-years-old at the earliest.


Allen County concealed carry permit office closed Tuesday

LIMA — The concealed carry permit office at the Allen County Sheriff’s Office will be closed all day Tuesday, April 23, for renovations, according to a department spokesman. The office will resume normal business hours at 8 a.m. Wednesday.


Dixon holds Easter egg hunt

LIMA — Councilor Jamie Dixon and his family held the inaugural Dixon Family Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20, at Cook Park, drawing dozens of children to partake in the community event.


Study finds best, worst days to buy gas

LIMA — Tuesday is the best day to buy gas in Ohio, according to researchers with GasBuddy, a mobile app which tracks gas prices in cities across the U.S. The GasBuddy study determined the best and worst days to buy gas based on gas price and foot traffic data collected between January and March 2019


Ohio Mom Says Kids Were Kicked Out Of Christian School Because She Is Unmarried

Summer Grant claims that her two daughters were kicked out of Chapel Hill Christian School because an administrator took issue with her kids having different fathers. An Akron, Ohio mom is trying to get her two children back into a Cuyahoga Falls private school after they were kicked out because an


Annual Easter dinner brings Lima community together

Many people in the area chose to spend their Easter Sunday sharing in good food and fellowship with their community. The annual Easter Dinner returned to the Veteran’s Memorial Civic Center and with it came people looking to share in the spirit of the holiday with others they might not normally get


One dead following traffic accident near Bluffton

One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash earlier this evening. The crash happened in Hancock County just outside Bluffton on the State Route 103 overpass at I-75 around 8:15 Saturday evening. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The car involved was traveling east on 103 and a motorcycle


Ohio's approach to crime produces large prison population

Ohio still has a “tough on crime” approach to prisons, and recent legislation by the Ohio General Assembly seems likely to swell the state’s prison population further. That’s the assessment of Gary Daniels, an Ohio ACLU lobbyist who closely tracks developments in the Ohio Legislature.


Easter Bunny caught on Ohio man's doorbell camera

COLUMBUS, OH (WILX) - The Easter Bunny made a surprise appearance in one Ohio neighborhood. The memorable moment was all caught on a resident's doorbell camera. The video shows the bunny casually strolling up to the front of the house.


Ohio police searching for missing 2-year-old with autism

GREEN, Ohio (WTHR) — Police in Ohio are looking for a 2-year-old boy with autism. He is non-verbal. Kaven Fisher is 3 feet 7 inches tall. He has black hair and brown eyes. He's biracial.


Humane Ohio offers $20 neutering promotion

Humane Ohio is offering a special promotion for neutering male dogs and cats next month. The “Avoid the Mayhem” promotion for Lucas County pet owners will provide neutering for 200 male dogs and 200 owned male cats for $20 each at 3131 Tremainsville Rd. The special is funded with a $45,900 grant fro


Bradfield Community Center hosting chicken dinner

LIMA — There will be a chicken dinner from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the Bradfield Community Center, 550 S. Collett St., Lima. Cost is $12 per meal, which includes two pieces of chicken, a dinner roll, choice of two sides and dessert. Delivery is available for five or more orders.