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  • Large fire in downtown building caught on camera

    Large fire in downtown building caught on camera

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:50:07 GMT
    New video of a fire in a brick building near the Amtrak station. This happened during the 7 o'clock hour Friday evening. 13abc viewer Richard Trevino captured this video of the flames. Firefighters tell us the fire was in a business at 300 Morris. That address is listed as Mandell-Vasquez, Incorporated. No one was hurt. Investigators are still working to find out what started the fire.
    New video of a fire in a brick building near the Amtrak station. This happened during the 7 o'clock hour Friday evening. 13abc viewer Richard Trevino captured this video of the flames. Firefighters tell us the fire was in a business at 300 Morris. That address is listed as Mandell-Vasquez, Incorporated. No one was hurt. Investigators are still working to find out what started the fire.
  • Train hits empty car, deputies search for driver

    Train hits empty car, deputies search for driver

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:23:39 GMT
    New details this morning from a train crash we first told you about Friday night on 13abc Action News at eleven o'clock.A cargo train hit an empty car that was stopped on the tracks, just south of Bradner.This happened on Bradner Road near the Greensburg Pike in Montgomery Township.No one on the train was hurt.The crash prompted a search for the driver or whoever was inside of that car.Overnight, Wood County Deputies said they were using thermal imaging cameras to find any people in the dark ...
    New details this morning from a train crash we first told you about Friday night on 13abc Action News at eleven o'clock.A cargo train hit an empty car that was stopped on the tracks, just south of Bradner.This happened on Bradner Road near the Greensburg Pike in Montgomery Township.No one on the train was hurt.The crash prompted a search for the driver or whoever was inside of that car.Overnight, Wood County Deputies said they were using thermal imaging cameras to find any people in the dark ...
  • Tigers promote Pitcher after sexual assault charges dismissed

    Tigers promote Pitcher after sexual assault charges dismissed

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:43:21 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - The Detroit Tigers have promoted right-hander Evan Reed from Triple-A Toledo after a judge dismissed rape charges against the pitcher last week. The Tigers brought Reed back to the majors before they opened a series at the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Right-hander Jose Ortego was designated for assignment to create a spot on the 40-man roster. Reed, 28, was facing third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges before a judge said Aug. 21 that the testimony of the woman who...
    CHICAGO (AP) - The Detroit Tigers have promoted right-hander Evan Reed from Triple-A Toledo after a judge dismissed rape charges against the pitcher last week. The Tigers brought Reed back to the majors before they opened a series at the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Right-hander Jose Ortego was designated for assignment to create a spot on the 40-man roster. Reed, 28, was facing third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges before a judge said Aug. 21 that the testimony of the woman who...

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - FEBRUARY 20, 2013

CITY COUNCIL SALARIES

A city commission is working to evaluate salaries for its members and the mayor. The Salary Review and Recommendation Commission met today to begin discussions on whether to raise, decrease or freeze pay. The commission meets every four years. Members have 39 days to make a decision.

METH LAB BUST

An Ohio mother is behind bars after police say she ditched her children during a meth lab raid. Investigators in Akron searched a suspected drug operation inside a home. According to authorities, the woman jumped from a window leaving her two children inside. She's charged with two counts of child endangering.

PRESIDENT OBAMA AT OSU GRADUATION

(AP) - President Barack Obama will take to the stage at Ohio Stadium in May to speak to graduates at Ohio State University's commencement. University President E. Gordon Gee says Ohio State is honored to have Obama speak at the largest commencement in its history. About 12,000 students are expected to graduate.

ASIAN CARP

(AP) - A new government study says live Asian carp don't have to be present for their DNA to turn up in the environment. The report released today by three federal agencies identifies six other ways that genetic material from bighead and silver carp might have reached waterways in the Chicago area and western Lake Erie.

MIDWEST WINTER STORM

(AP) - As a winter storm rapidly approaches, crews are rushing to conclude the search for more possible victims of last night's natural gas explosion at a popular Kansas City restaurant. One body has been recovered, and the mayor worries the debris could be concealing other victims. Fifteen people were injured. Six remain hospitalized.

MR. GAINES DIES

(AP) - Actor Lou Myers, best known for his role as Mr. Gaines on the television series "A Different World," has died. Tonia McDonald of Myers' nonprofit, Global Business Incubation Inc., says Myers died Tuesday night at Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia. She said he was 76. "A Different World" ran from 1987-93. An autopsy is planned.

BODY FOUND IN HOTEL WATER SUPPLY

(AP) - Health officials have issued a do-not-drink order at a downtown Los Angeles hotel where a missing Canadian woman's body was found in the rooftop water supply. Earlier, police had said the water was safe. A maintenance worker at the historic Cecil Hotel found the body Tuesday morning. Police are trying to determine if her death was the result of foul play or an accident.

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