Eight major tech giants have called for tighter controls on government surveillance, joining forces to argue there should be reforms in the way the United States snoops on people.Full Story >
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Sunday, December 8 2013 5:26 PM EST2013-12-08 22:26:38 GMT
A man was flown to a hospital in Cleveland with serious injuries after a car accident in Erie County on Saturday afternoon. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Gary L McKisic, 47, of South Amherst, wasFull Story >
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"Me and my wife separated due to -- for several reasons; um, one of which being the way she treated my children," Terry Steinfurth told Nancy Grace Monday night. Full Story >
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SWANTON, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Swanton residents are
calling on the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to step up and make
changes to an intersection they say is dangerous.
Airport Highway and State
Route 295 was redesigned last November with a plan ODOT officials called a "road
Residents met with ODOT
officials Tuesday to talk about the intersection, which they say ODOT took from
bad to worse.
It's been the site of
several accidents and near-misses.
"I've seen people cut
people off, we've been cut off," said Edith, a concerned resident. "There's
going to be a death there yet from a head-on collision!"
In their attempt to make
the intersection safer, ODOT reduced Airport Highway to one lane in each
direction, and added two turn lanes. Now residents are calling for a traffic
"We qualified for a light
at this intersection at one time," said Swanton Board of Trustees Chairman Jeff
Michael. "Why wasn't that followed through on?"
ODOT officials say the
intersection did qualify for a light in 2022, but since then, standards have
changed. Now they're asking residents what other changes could help make the
"We're open to
consideration to see what we can do to improve, because we're all for safety,"
said Theresa Pollick, and ODOT spokesperson.
Some residents say putting
the road back to how it used to be could make all the difference.
Both township trustees and
residents say this is an issue they're not dropping anytime soon.
"We're going to keep
pushing with the Ohio Department of Transportation, and keep going up the
organization as we need to," Michael said.
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.Full Story >
Saturday, December 7 2013 6:07 PM EST2013-12-07 23:07:22 GMT
After Genevieve Smith had been missing since December 5, the 42-year-old's body was found in a car near Ripley, Ohio. The body of Andrew Smith, 55, her estranged husband, was found as well. Full Story >
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Wednesday, December 4 2013 12:42 AM EST2013-12-04 05:42:35 GMT
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Police say impairment appears to be a factor in a single-vehicle crash that sent four people to the hospital Officers say that the accident happened around 2:05 p.m. on Friday afternoon near mile markerFull Story >
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Images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle have been removed from an official state TV documentary, a disappearing act that appears to lend credence to Seoul's claim that Pyongyang's second most...Full Story >
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