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  • Hip-hop festival disappoints organizer, fans

    Hip-hop festival disappoints organizer, fans

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:28:45 GMT
    The problem-plagued Perrysburg Hip-Hop concert at the Mexican American festival disappointed both the organizer and fans.
    The problem-plagued Perrysburg Hip-Hop concert at the Mexican American festival disappointed both the organizer and fans.
  • Texas Firefighters Comfort Grieving Widow With Act of Kindness

    Texas Firefighters Comfort Grieving Widow With Act of Kindness

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:06:04 GMT
    Texas firefighters finished mowing the lawn of a man who suffered a heart attack mid-mow and comforted his wife in an act of kindness that has brought together an entire community.
    Texas firefighters finished mowing the lawn of a man who suffered a heart attack mid-mow and comforted his wife in an act of kindness that has brought together an entire community.
  • Suspected serial robber arrested

    Suspected serial robber arrested

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:27:17 GMT
    A man wanted by police in a series of robberies has been arrested. Jonathan Reed is in the Lucas County Jail charged with four counts of robbery.
    A man wanted by police in a series of robberies has been arrested. Jonathan Reed is in the Lucas County Jail charged with four counts of robbery.

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - JANUARY 10, 2013

CHILD STARVED

(AP) - Their attorney says the Vermilion parents indicted in the death of their malnourished 18-month-old disabled son will fight the charges and show they were following medical advice. Adrienne Bartholomew and James Brothers also have been charged with providing poor care to five other children, most of whom were malnourished and undersized.

OHIO PUBLIC SCHOOL RANKINGS

(AP) - Ohio's public schools are 12th in the country in Education Week's annual rankings. The publication released its 2013 Quality Counts rankings Thursday. Ohio's overall grade was a B-minus. Its 79.6 percent score was up slightly from last year's 79.5 percent, but Ohio fell among other states for the third straight year.

NEW HONDA

(AP) - Honda says it will start building a new hybrid Accord sedan at its plant in central Ohio this year. The auto maker announced today that it will invest $23 million and add around 50 new jobs at the Marysville plant to build the 2014 Accord hybrid sedan.

TRAFFIC CAMERA LAWSUIT

(AP) - An attorney challenging the use of traffic speed cameras says a southwest Ohio village has reaped some $700,000 from tickets. Cincinnati Enquirer reports attorney Mike Allen says the speed cameras are "nothing more than a money grab." He wants a Hamilton County judge to shut down the system in Elmwood Place, near Cincinnati.

NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION

(AP) - National Rifle Association president David Keene says Vice President Joe Biden has made it "explicitly clear" that the president has made up his mind about gun control regulations. The NRA was among the pro-gun groups that met with Biden today in Washington. Biden says he's gathered a series of recommendations that will be presented to the president by Tuesday.

CALIFORNIA SCHOOL SHOOTING

(AP) - More details are emerging about a shooting at a rural California high school. One student was wounded by a shotgun blast at a school in Taft, about 120 miles northwest of Los Angeles. A sheriff says the shooter used a weapon that belonged to his brother. Video shows him trying to conceal the rifle as he entered through a side entrance. A teacher and a staffer talked him into giving up the weapon

HOLMES TO STAND TRIAL

(AP) - The suspect in the Colorado theatre shooting will stand trial. That's the ruling of a judge who says there's enough evidence for James Holmes to be tried on charges he killed 12 people and injured 70 others. Holmes is due to be arraigned tomorrow but his lawyers say he's not ready to enter a plea.

PASTOR WITHDRAWS

(AP) - The evangelical pastor chosen to give the benediction at President Barack Obama's inauguration has withdrawn from the ceremony after remarks surfaced that he made two decades ago condemning the gay rights movement. The Rev. Louie Giglio of Atlanta says he withdrew because it was likely the prayer he would offer would, as he puts it, "be dwarfed by those seeking to make their agenda the focal point of the inauguration.

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