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Lima schools concerned about safety
LIMA - School safety continues to be a concern at Lima schools. Thursday night, board members heard about an anti-bullying app that will hopefully cut down on that kind of behavior between students. According to a news release, BRIM is an anti-bullying software that is used in more than 200 schools
Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars
MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do
Former Lima resident included in Who's Who in Black Columbus
LIMA - Marcellus Upshaw, son of Teresa Upshaw-Nichols, was selected to have his biography included in the book "Who's Who in Black Columbus." Upshaw is a senior client advisor with The Huntington Private Bank of Columbus. In his position, he provides holistic wealth managements strategies to high-ne
Lima Toys "R" Us to soon join other large empty retail spaces
With the Lima Toys "R" Us as one of the nearly 800 stores closing throughout the country, that means that a large retail space will now be empty, and the question on some people's minds might be - what happens next? "The first step that we will make is to understand who owns the building and what st
Lima reaches for 'opportunity zones'
LIMA - The City of Lima wants to be a beneficiary of a $1.5 billion program created through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. In Subchapter Z of the 185-page document, the bill outlines the use of opportunity zones - low-income neighborhoods that can receive investments through special accounts wit
Lima woman pleads guilty to felonious assault
LIMA - A Lima woman charged initially with two counts of attempted murder for allegedly striking one man with her sports utility vehicle and attempting to hit another male pleaded guilty Wednesday in Allen County Common Pleas Court to a reduced charge. Damitrae Conethan, 26, accepted a negotiated de
Task force makes Fentanyl bust inside Ohio apartment
LIMA, Ohio (WTVG) - Officers with the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at an apartment in Lima last Thursday. During the search of apartment 6F at 725 S. Cable Road, authorities found about 75 grams of Fentanyl, $1,600, a loaded gun and other various drug-related items.
Lima man dies after stabbing; woman in custody
LIMA - A 39-year-old Lima woman is in jail on suspicion of murder after the stabbing death of a 65-year-old Lima man early this morning. At 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, Lima Police Department officers went to 605 Fairview for a stabbing. They found 65-year-old Eddie McClellan stabbed multiple times, includ
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day in the Lima area
LIMA - Put your green on again this weekend, as it's St. Patrick's Day. The Ohio Theatre, 122 W. North St., is holding a St. Patrick's Day Bash at 7 p.m. Saturday. Two bands are scheduled to play, New Frontiers Journey The Tribute Band and Fleetwood 2 The Max. Cover charge is $5. Ages 18 and older.
Police investigating pedestrian death with train
The Defiance Police department is investigating a pedestrian collision Thursday morning . The incident occurred around 3 a.m. between Clinton Street and Wayne Avenue. Police say a man was discovered dead at the scene. Victim identity is yet to be released pending notification of family.
Two Lima men arraigned after March 11 robbery
Woman drives car into Delphos business An elderly woman is uninjured after she accidentally drove her car into a Delphos beauty salon. Keith Horner hired as superintendent of Apollo Career Center New leadership has been named for the Apollo Career Center. Clois "Ray" Adkins competency hearing Accus
Shawnee teacher faces multiple charges from weekend incident
The Allen County Sheriff's Office is reporting that 47-year-old Vincent Paul Deluca of Lima is facing multiple charges including burglary, OVI, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, with additional charges possible. Also found at his home was a vehicle that is believed to have been stolen by Deluca
Two charged in Cole Street armed robbery
LIMA - Two men are in custody after allegedly taking part in a Sunday night armed robbery at the Lima West Apartments at 1855 N. Cole St. According to a statement from the Lima Police Department, officers were dispatched to the apartment complex at approximately 7:15 p.m. in reference to a robbery i
Teenaged murder suspect deemed competent to stand trial
LIMA - A Lima teenager who police say stabbed her boyfriend to death last fall has been deemed competent to stand trial. Autumn Spears, 19, who appeared in court Wednesday, is charged in the Sept. 25, 2017 stabbing death of Stephan Kimble-Childress, 27, of Toledo. Police say Spears stabbed the Toled