EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - JULY 10, 2012
NEW LOCAL NEWS
1. FUNDRAISER FOR STORM VICTIM
The community continues to raise money to help the family of a recent storm victim. Christopher Zimmerman was killed Thursday in Springfield Township when a tree fell on him as he ran to his car during the storm. Last weekend, a car wash at Rudy's Hot Dog raised $1000 for his family. Now friends are hosting another one. It'll run from 10am to 6pm Saturday at Advance Auto Parts at Airport and Holloway.
2. NEW FARMERS' MARKET
Another Farmers' Market is opening in Toledo. Vendors will sell local produce and homemade goods in the parking lot of the Lucas County Job and Family Services. The market is open tomorrow (Wednesday) from 11am to 1pm. The Farmers' Market at Job and Family Services will return August 8th and September 12th.
3. BASEBALL CARD BONANZA
(AP) - Family members cleaning out their grandfather's attic in Ohio have stumbled across a find that could berth millions: century-old baseball cards of such Hall of Famers as Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner and Cy Young. And the cards are in superb condition. Experts say it's one of the biggest, most exciting finds in the history of sports card collecting.
NEW LOCAL NEWS
4. KILLER SPARED
(AP) - Governor John Kasich has spared the life of a condemned killer of a convenience store owner whose execution was opposed by the prosecutor who pushed for a death sentence and a judge who handed it down. Records show the 63-year-old John Eley refused to testify against his the alleged mastermind of the 1986 killing in exchange for a deal that would have removed the death penalty.
5. CASINO JACKPOT
(AP) - Gamblers bet more than $417 million in the first full month in business at Ohio's two casinos, and operators paid out 89 percent in winnings. The Ohio Casino Control Commission detailed the payouts in the first report on revenues at the Horseshoe casino that opened May 14th in Cleveland and the Hollywood Toledo casino that opened two weeks later.
NEW NATIONAL NEWS
6. SANDUSKY REPORT
(AP) - A report on just how much Joe Paterno and other Penn State officials knew about the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal will be revealed Thursday. The internal report on the scandal is being prepared by former FBI chief Louis Freeh. Paterno's family issued a statement saying the late coach did not know Sandusky was a pedophile.
7. SCRANTON BROKE
(AP) - The fiscal and political crisis in Scranton, Pa., is deepening. Public employees in the nearly-broke city want the mayor held in contempt of court after he defied a judge and slashed workers' pay. Last week, Mayor Chris Doherty ignored a court order and cut the pay of about 400 city workers to the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.