Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Thursday, June 4.
Lima Mayor David Berger released a three-page statement Wednesday asking the wider community to join the city in eliminating systemic racism in light of the protests sparked by the death of George Floyd. Reactions were heated. Read more.
Lima police are centering their search on two possible suspects following the shooting deaths of two people Wednesday morning at an Atlantic Avenue residence on the city’s south side. The victims were the sixth and seventh of those who died this year in Lima as a result of gunfire or stabbing. Read more.
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A young Lima woman was in court facing charges related to the death of a Lima man. Officials say she provided the drugs that led to his death. She has been described as his employee and was following his instruction for various tasks. One of those tasks was to source drugs. Read more.
Virus testing in Ohio has fallen short of hopes. Just over ten thousand tests are performed a day, off the mark from the twenty thousand daily tests called for by Governor DeWine. Read more.
In Sports, read about Cory Dennis a quarterbacks coach at Ohio State. Read more.
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