NEWS


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Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers
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Lima man convicted in Logan County murder
Bath Township files lawsuit over annexation

Bath Township files lawsuit over annexation

LIMA — After losing a parcel of land containing a mobile home park to the City of Lima in June after an annexation hearing with the Allen County...

July 28th, 2017 updated: July 28th, 2017. |  


Get This: Man robs bank, then gets naked and throws money, authorities say

Get This: Man robs bank, then gets naked and throws money, authorities say

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nobody’s laughing.Authorities in Florida say they arrested a man who robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran do...

July 28th, 2017 |  


Ride safety a priority at Lima-area county fairs

Ride safety a priority at Lima-area county fairs

WAPAKONETA — Area fair officials are looking at ride safety after someone was thrown from a ride and killed at the Ohio State Fair Wednesday.Amu...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Freedom of speech on college campuses discussed in Washington

Freedom of speech on college campuses discussed in Washington

WASHINGTON — College campuses — once considered the bastion of free speech in America — have recently become anything but, an Ohio l...

July 27th, 2017 |  


P&G beats 4Q forecasts but irks investor

P&G beats 4Q forecasts but irks investor

CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble reported profit and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations, but it wasn’t good enough for at le...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Auglaize County Fair Manager Fred Piehl and Caretaker Gary Leppla are planning to retire after the 2017 Auglaize County Fair.

Auglaize County Fair Manager Fred Piehl and Caretaker Gary Leppla are planning to retire after the 2017 Auglaize County Fair.

WAPAKONETA — Auglaize County Fair Manager Fred Piehl and Caretaker Gary Leppla are planning to retire after the 2017 Auglaize County Fair. Both ...

July 27th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Jettinghoff, Rader low qualifiers in women’s tourney

Jettinghoff, Rader low qualifiers in women’s tourney

LIMA – The Lima Area Women’s Match Play golf tournament began Thursday at The Oaks Golf Club and the scores indicate a possible tournament...

July 27th, 2017 updated: July 28th, 2017. |  


Indians’ win streak goes to seven games

Indians’ win streak goes to seven games

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians are finally starting to look like the defending AL champions.Cleveland ran its winning streak to a seven ...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Zimmer homers, drives in go-ahead run as Indians beat Angels

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bradley Zimmer isn’t playing like someone who wasn’t called up from the minors until May 16.In fact, the rookie cen...

July 27th, 2017 updated: July 27th, 2017. |  


Locos fall to Settlers again

NEWARK — The Lima Locos dropped a 6-5 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League game to Licking County on Wednesday night, the second straight loss t...

July 26th, 2017 |  


UNOH celebrates 20 years of Limaland ownership

LIMA — A lot of people say that time flies when you’re having fun. For most Limaland fans, it doesn’t seem like 20 years ago the Uni...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Yankees sweep Reds

Yankees sweep Reds

NEW YORK — Luis Severino is pitching like an ace for the New York Yankees, a year after his severe sophomore slump.Severino dominated reeling Ci...

July 26th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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“Dunkirk” – PG-13
Several entities participating in National Night Out

Several entities participating in National Night Out

LIMA — The 34th annual National Night Out will be held Tuesday. Several area entities are participating in National Night Out. The day is a comm...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJuly 26 — Amanda Miller and Joshua Haller, Lima, boy.St. Rita’s Medical CenterJuly 25 — Danielle Brickner...

July 27th, 2017 |  


HBO doc ‘Baltimore Rising’ explores life after Freddie Gray

HBO doc ‘Baltimore Rising’ explores life after Freddie Gray

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The producers and participants in “Baltimore Rising” say national and local media sensationalized the protes...

July 27th, 2017 |  


What is the season?

What is the season?

Recently, the Lord has been dealing with me about a couple of things. The first one is unforgiveness and the second issue is knowing the seasons ̵...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterJuly 24 — Amy Hartman and Caleb Buck, Van Wert, girl.July 25 — Karley Holmes and Christopher Goodwin, Cride...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Entertainment roundup: Angelina Jolie reveals Bell’s palsy diagnosis in Vanity Fair

Entertainment roundup: Angelina Jolie reveals Bell’s palsy diagnosis in Vanity Fair

LOS ANGELES — Angelina Jolie says she developed high blood pressure and Bell’s palsy last year.The actress-director tells Vanity Fair that...

July 26th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Lori Borgman: It’s nonsense what makes sense anymore

Lori Borgman: It’s nonsense what makes sense anymore

A view of the human brain from the top shows that it looks similar to a whole walnut. Although larger. At least I hope mine is.Some days I wonder if o...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Syrian pullback: US help for ‘moderate rebels’ was always vexed

JULY 21, 2017 — The Trump administration has now made public a decision to end a four-year-old program to provide military support to Syrian mod...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Celia Rivenbark: Congress calls for a day of civility … oh, please!

Celia Rivenbark: Congress calls for a day of civility … oh, please!

I wrote this on National Civility Day, July 12, as proposed by a bunch of Congressmen concerned with how we need to stop talking ugly to each other an...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Chicago Tribune: Social Security is running out of money and time

JULY 20, 2017 — Social Security is the oldest and most popular federal income support program, and after more than 80 years, it might seem as pe...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Dan K. Thomasson: We continually ask ourselves ‘what kind of day was it?’

Dan K. Thomasson: We continually ask ourselves ‘what kind of day was it?’

WASHINGTON — “What kind of a day was it?” Walter Cronkite used to ask on his early weekly television program, “You Were There,...

July 26th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Derelict Lima industrial site being demolished
US stocks edge higher; bond yields fall following Fed

US stocks edge higher; bond yields fall following Fed

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes inched further into record territory Wednesday after AT&T, Boeing and others joined the parade of big com...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Hibbett Sports plans to open store in Lima Mall

Hibbett Sports plans to open store in Lima Mall

LIMA — A new athletic footwear and apparel store is slated to move into the Lima Mall soon.Hibbett Sports announced it will open a store inside ...

July 26th, 2017 updated: July 26th, 2017. |  


Unemployment rates climb in Lima region

Unemployment rates climb in Lima region

LIMA — Unemployment rates in nine area counties increased an average of 0.7 percentage points from May to June, according to figures released Tu...

July 26th, 2017 updated: July 26th, 2017. |  


Area Agency on Aging 3 moves to new office in Lima, adds programming

Area Agency on Aging 3 moves to new office in Lima, adds programming

LIMA — Area Agency on Aging 3 has moved to a new location that officials from the senior citizen and disability resource center said will help i...

July 26th, 2017 updated: July 26th, 2017. |  


Stocks back to records as corporate profits keep rising

Stocks back to records as corporate profits keep rising

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes returned to records Tuesday as corporate profits continue to come in better than analysts expected.McDonald&#...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Local seed company B & A Genetics expands operation

Local seed company B & A Genetics expands operation

CELINA — A locally owned seed company is expanding its operation in an attempt to better serve area farmers.B & A Genetics has added a third...

July 25th, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Lawyers: Bellefontaine woman accused of killing her sons has brain damage

BELLEFONTAINE (AP) — Attorneys for an Ohio woman accused of suffocating her three sons out of jealousy over the attention her husband gave them ...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Child killer put to death in first Ohio execution in 3 years

Child killer put to death in first Ohio execution in 3 years

LUCASVILLE (AP) — A child killer was put to death with no apparent complications Wednesday in Ohio’s first execution since a problem-plagu...

July 26th, 2017 updated: July 26th, 2017. |  


Police: Man shoots girlfriend, accidentally kills himself in Newark

Police: Man shoots girlfriend, accidentally kills himself in Newark

NEWARK — Police say a man has died after accidentally shooting himself in his car and then chasing and shooting his girlfriend before collapsing...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Previous Ohio fire marshal’s deputy is promoted to top job

Previous Ohio fire marshal’s deputy is promoted to top job

REYNOLDSBURG — Ohio’s chief deputy state fire marshal has become the state’s top fire official.The Department of Commerce says Jeff ...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Cleveland mayor’s grandson indicted on gun charges

Cleveland mayor’s grandson indicted on gun charges

CLEVELAND — A relative of Cleveland’s mayor has been indicted on weapons charges.Cleveland.com reports Frank Jackson Jr., grandson of Mayo...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio man found wrongly imprisoned, cleared to seek damages

Ohio man found wrongly imprisoned, cleared to seek damages

CLEVELAND — A state appeals court says a Cleveland man was wrongfully imprisoned for 18 years, and that finding clears the way for him to seek f...

July 25th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Doctor who killed 1 at NYC hospital was ‘aggressive’

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Henry Bello proved a man of his word. After he was forced to resign as a family medicine doctor amid sexual harassment allegati...

July 1st, 2017 |  


State laws will expand concealed guns to public facilities

Concealed guns will be allowed in more places in more states as scores of new laws take effect across the nation. Among the laws kicking in Saturda...

July 1st, 2017 |  


As Mosul’s battlefield shrinks, US warns of friendly fire

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — U.S. Army Col. Pat Work and a small team of about a dozen soldiers drove through western Mosul in two unmarked armored vehicles. ...

July 1st, 2017 |  


3 accused in child’s death to appear in court Monday

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Three Mississippi teenagers charged in connection with the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy are scheduled to appear in court...

June 26th, 2017 |  


The Latest: UK Conservatives, N Ireland party strike deal

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British politics (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A Northern Ireland-based party has struck a deal with British Prime Min...

June 26th, 2017 |  


Battle resumes to extinguish fire near Spain’s Donana park

MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities were hopeful Monday that dropping temperature and favorable winds would help firefighters battling to extinguish a...

June 26th, 2017 |