Friday, August 1 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:38:15 GMT
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...Full Story >
Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric is appealing to politicians not to be "an obstacle" in the process of transition as Iraq nears a deadline to select its next prime minister.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:22:40 GMT
A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 6:33 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:33:39 GMT
Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors...Full Story >
A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene.Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:19:58 GMT
British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr,...Full Story >
British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the lookout for German troops amid the rolling farmland and woods south of Brussels in August 1914. It was the last anyone saw of 'Ole Man' Parr, the...Full Story >
ROSSFORD, OH (Toledo News Now) -
After digging deeper into a reported stranger danger incident on March 7, Rossford Police have determined it was a false alarm.
According to police, a 6-year-old girl was walking along Vineyard Drive near Dixie Highway when a stranger pulled up driving a white van. He cursed at her and then told her to come closer. The girl ran away to a neighbor's house in tears.
However, after more investigation, police recently provided the following update on their Facebook page:
The possible criminal child enticement that was reported on Vineyard Drive in early March of 2014 has been investigated and it has been determined that no enticement occurred. A suspect and vehicle were identified after two incidents occurred in Perrysburg Township. The suspect was interviewed and admitted to the incidents. He is telling children, "Jesus Loves You". The suspect was advised to cease and desist in this activity.
About a week after the original investigation, another investigation was launched regarding how officers on scene communicated what happened.
"I received information that this took place several days after it happened," explained Police Chief Glenn Goss.
That is the biggest problem. The detective was not notified by responding officers and no code red alert was made, a phone call to all citizens warning them about the incident.
Now Chief Goss is interviewing the officers involved to get to the root of the problem. He says the public has the right to be upset.
"In this type of situation, you have to get that information out right away to the community, absolutely," said Goss.
Goss says action could be taken internally and this won't happen again on his watch.
The Rossford Police Department urges residents to report any criminal or suspicious behavior by calling 911 or 419-666-5230.
Thursday, July 31 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:48:50 GMT
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife. Police say the man entered the store on North Bend Road with the knife around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.Full Story >
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife.Full Story >
Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:13 GMT
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.Full Story >
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.