Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:24:25 GMT
The search is on for the woman who allegedly stole items from a little boy's gravesite in Richland County. According to Ontario Police, several people have contacted them concerning gravesite thefts atMore >>
The search is on for the woman who allegedly stole items from a little boy's gravesite in Richland County.More >>
Sunday, April 20 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:02:28 GMT
Video from a fishing trip that ended in tragedy earlier this week was posted to an outdoors website sometime before the boat capsized. It's believed Andrew Rose sent the video to the website, ‘Black SwampMore >>
It's believed Andrew Rose sent the video to the website, ‘Black Swamp Ohio Outdoors'.More >>
A group of angry parents want the superintendent of Tiffin City Schools removed from her position and have started circulating a petition.More >>
A group of angry parents want the superintendent of Tiffin City Schools removed from her position and have started circulating a petition. More >>
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
A Toledo police officer shot and killed a man around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of Page Street in north Toledo.
At a press conference, it was announced that two officers patrolling the area say they came across Thomas Bean, 43, holding a shotgun to the head of Valerie Williams, 27. Officers Tom Reinhart and Jason Picking immediately drew their weapons and ordered the suspect to drop his weapon several times.
That's when Bean allegedly pointed the shotgun towards police, and officer Reinhart fired seven shots at him. One hit Bean's shotgun, and a few hit Bean himself. Bean died from his injuries after stumbling into his home.
"The officers saved her life. According to her, her last thoughts were she would never see her children again," said Deputy Chief Donald Kenney.
Police say the shotgun was not loaded, but there was live ammunition in his home. They also say the situation played out in about 30 seconds of high stress, and the officers had to revert to their training to disable the threat.
Neighbors and family members say the man had recently purchased the home on Page Street, and was in the process of remodeling the inside.
Bean has a lengthy criminal record that goes back about 20 years.
A witness says he heard police tell Bean to drop his weapon, and when he did not, police fired. The shooting is being considered justified, but both officers are on administrative leave pending an investigation.
"I think they did an excellent job. You know, they didn't have much time to react, and the victim herself, personally thanked them for saving her life," said Kenney.
Bean's daughter, Tiffany, feels the killing of her father was unjustified.
"I just want answers, you know? Why? Why did they shoot my dad so many times? Like, why did it take so many times? You guys could have shot him twice and got him down," she said.
Toledo police say when they are met with a lethal threat they respond in kind.
Tiffany Bean says she does not want her father remembered for violence and has a message for the woman he held at gunpoint.
"I apologize, you know. I apologize for him because no one has the right to point a gun at anyone, you know? I do understand that. But I don't know what she did to cause my father to point a gun at her," said Bean.
Officers say they are also unsure what started the argument between Williams and Bean.
Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:42:24 GMT
According to WTVA, an Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Lowndes County toddler. Lowndes County Chief Deputy Marc Miley says they are searching for 2-year-old Malia Harris of Columbus. OfficialsMore >>
Georgia officials believe suspects in the Mississippi Amber Alert case may be in southwest Georgia. Cook County, GA investigators have been actively searching the Lenox area for the suspects. Officials confirmed a heavy presence of law enforcement in that area Wednesday night.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:28:26 GMT
Pranks can be mean-spirited and cruel. Not this one. Parents of this youngster have decided to make his childhood just a little more magical. Take a look. Please feel free to try and trick your childrenMore >>
Click here to watch the adorable trick parents played on their little one, and to hear his jocular response.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:02:35 GMT
On Monday at around 12:30 pm a white newer model Infinity sedan entered the Colortyme Rentals parking lot in Pearl. Pearl police say a woman came in the Thrifty Check Advance and presented a fake OhioMore >>
Pearl police say a woman came in the Thrifty Check Advance and presented a fake Ohio Driver License and two fraudulent checks totaling $17,605.50.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:48:57 GMT
Starkville police are investigating accusations against an Alabama psychic reader. Detective Bill Lott says Fatima Marks, who calls herself Mrs. Lamar, will be charged with grand larceny after an incidentMore >>
Detective Bill Lott says Fatima Marks, who calls herself Mrs. Lamar, will be charged with grand larceny after an incident involving a Starkville senior citizen.More >>
Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:18:59 GMT
A Louisiana man accused of robbing a Diamondhead credit union with his wife in 2012 says the arrest probably saved his life. Jessie Landry, of Bogalusa, LA, was sentenced this week to 15 years in prisonMore >>
A Louisiana man accused of robbing a Diamondhead credit union with his wife in 2012 says the arrest probably saved his life. Jessie Landry, of Bogalusa, LA, was sentenced this week to 15 years in prison. His wife, Aleisha, received the same sentence last week for her role as the get-away driver.More >>