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  • Amanda Bacon takes the stand

    Amanda Bacon takes the stand

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:08:50 GMT
    Emotions ran high in the courtroom as a mother, charged in the death of her infant son took the stand for the first time.Amanda Bacon is charged with murder and endangering children after her son Avery,
    Amanda Bacon takes the stand for the first time.
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    Local runners heading back to Boston for Monday’s marathon

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:04:55 GMT
    Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon which killed three people and injured 260 people. Dozens of runners from Northwest Ohio and Southeast
    "I'm not nervous about there being another terror attack or the possibility that there could be one," says Jay Yockey. "I don't want to live a life in fear. I still want to do what I love to do."
  • Clerk guilty of selling alcohol to teens before fatal wreck

    Clerk guilty of selling alcohol to teens before fatal wreck

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:11:40 GMT
    A Lucas County jury has found former liquor store employee Nicholas Thompson guilty of selling alcohol to underage Ottawa Hills students.  18-year-old Brian Hoeflinger, an Ottawa Hills High School senior,
    A Lucas County jury has found former liquor store employee Nicholas Thompson guilty for selling alcohol to underage Ottawa Hills students.  18-year-old Brian Hoefflinger, an Ottawa Hills High School senior, was killed after that sale in a drunk driving accident. Thompson worked at Foxx Liquor on Dorr Street.

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - OCTOBER 4. 2012

NEW LOCAL NEWS

1. DRUG BUST

Local authorities say they've taken down a major drug ring. The 21-page indictment names 28 suspects. It was unsealed this morning. Authorities have picked up nine suspects so far. They're accused of selling cocaine and marijuana in our area.

2. BURGER KING FIRE

A major fire shut down business at a Dundee Burger King near US 23 and M-50 earlier today. Investigators say the fire started in the ceiling of the men's room then spread throughout the restaurant. Workers even reported seeing flames in the vents above the counter.

NEW STATE NEWS

3. MENINGITIS OUTBREAK

(AP) - Health officials say Ohio received shipments of the type of steroid suspected in a deadly outbreak of meningitis, but no cases of that illness have been reported in the state. A spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Health says it has notified local health departments, which are supposed to alert clinics that received the steroid so they can pass on the warning to any patients who may be affected.

4. BIG TEN CONDUCT POLICY

(AP) - The Big Ten has determined that a Michigan State player did not violate the conference's conduct policy after Ohio State sent in film that appeared to show him trying to gouge the eyes of a Buckeyes player. A video Ohio State sent to the Big Ten appeared to show Allen trying to get his gloved hand inside the facemask of Ohio State defensive lineman Johnathan Hankins during Saturday's Ohio State victory in East Lansing.

NEW NATIONAL NEWS

5. DARYL HANNAH ARRESTED

(AP) - Actress Daryl Hannah has been arrested along with a 78-year-old northeast Texas landowner while protesting construction of a pipeline designed to bring crude oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries. Hannah's manager says the celebrity and the landowner were arrested after standing in front of heavy equipment brought onto the woman's property in Winnsboro, about 100 miles east of Dallas.

6. DEBATE AUDIENCE

(AP) - The Nielsen ratings company says an estimated 67.2 million people watched the first debate between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney last night. That was the largest TV audience for a presidential debate since 1992. Four years ago the vice presidential debate between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin attracted 69.9 million viewers.

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