Review Category : Local News

Lima Man Killed In Weekend Shooting

4/14/14 – 7:43 A.M.

A weekend shooting took the life of a Lima man. The Allen County Sheriff’s office reports the incident happened just before 4 a.m. Saturday. 19-year-old Marcus Simpson Jr. was shot at the H&R Lounge on the city’s south side. EMS crews took him to a Lima hospital where he was pronounced dead.

21-year-old Devontae Williams was also shot. He’s being treated for his injuries at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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Gas Prices Up To Start The Week

4/14/14 – 7:13 A.M.

We’re paying more to fill up the gas tank as we start another work week. reports the statewide average for regular unleaded is $3.66 a gallon. Last Monday we were paying $3.58 a gallon. A year ago prices were at $3.36 a gallon.

In Findlay, the average price for regular was around $3.66 a gallon this morning. The average price in Fostoria was $3.59.

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CSX Upgrading Rail Crossings In Columbus Grove

4/14/14 – 6:36 A.M.

Three rail crossings in Columbus Grove are set for changes. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has announced the installation of active grade crossing warning devices at the Pearl Street and Broadway Street crossings. The Maple Street crossing will be closed. CSX plans to have the changes in place by next April.

The PUCO is also assisting the village with safety during the projects. Rumble strips, illumination, and improved signage could be put in place to warn drivers of the work.

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Man Attempts To Elude Seneca County Deputy

4/14/14 – 5:30 A.M.

Police in Fostoria arrested a Tiffin man late last week for trying to elude an officer. The Review-Times reports a deputy tried to make a routine stop in the 8000 block of State Route 18. That’s when 41-year-old Charles Amburgey pulled into the parking lot of an apartment building.

Amburgey told the deputy he lived in the complex. He’s now facing charges of obstructing official business, driving under suspension, speeding, and fictitious plates.

MORE: Review-Times

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Wood County Man Sentenced For Sex Crime

4/14/14 – 5:21 A.M.

A Wood County man will spend 17 months in prison for a sex crime he committed two years ago. The Review-Times reports 41-year-old David Grilliot of Bradner was sentenced recently. Prosecutors had first accused Grilliot of raping an 11-year-old girl in July of 2012.  A judge convicted Grilliot on a lesser felony charge.

Grilliot was also ordered to register as a Tier III sex offender.

MORE: Review-Times

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Findlay Police Investigate Assault Case

4/14/14 – 4:59 A.M.

The Findlay Police Department released the details of a Friday assault over the weekend. Officers were dispatched to 2231 Jennifer Lane around 3:45 a.m. Friday. When they arrived they found 27-year-old Robert Purdy on the ground in the parking lot. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of a fractured jaw and nose.

The police have located a suspect in the case. The incident remains under investigation.

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What Happened To The Bees?

4/11/14 – 10:47 A.M.

Bees across the world have been dying off in great numbers for years. That’s a big problem when it comes to pollination. Hancock County Extension Educator Ed Lentz talked about the issue on Ag Talk today. He says one theory is that insecticides from corn are causing the issue…

Audio: Ed Lentz

Lentz stressed the insecticide theory is only a theory and not a hard fact. A study by the Ohio State University found insecticides had little effect on beehives next to fields in Ohio…

Audio: Ed Lentz

Still, Lentz says farmers should be careful about creating too much dust when cleaning out planters. The dust can contain traces of insecticides used to treat seeds.

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