Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Saturday, June 13.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine moved earlier this week to develop standards for police on how they respond to mass protests. Lima Police Chief Kevin Martin said he is confident what they have in place already meets those standards. The department is pursuing state certification on the matter. Read more.
A man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Shannon Scott in 2017 in Lima. He was brought from Arizona to Lima earlier this spring to face charges. Read more.
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A state senator was fired from his job as an emergency room doctor Thursday. He asked during senate testimony if black people were getting sicker in the pandemic because they don’t wash their hands as well as others. He referred to that population as colored. Read more.
Some entertainment venues are beginning to reopen including Kalahari Resort and Great Wolf Lodge in Sandusky. Locally the Allen County Museum is reopening Tuesday. Read more.
In Sports, summer ball has been given the green light. Many leagues are headed back to the diamond Monday. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.