Sunday, March 9 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-03-10 02:54:31 GMT
An 18-year-old girl is dead after her car struck a tree in west Toledo late Sunday afternoon. Toledo Police say Theresa Brazzel was driving northbound on Richards Rd. when she drove off the right sideMore >>
Toledo Police say Theresa Brazzel was driving northbound on Richards Rd. when she drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a large tree.More >>
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(Toledo News Now) -
a new tool for fighting crime in Ohio, but not everyone is excited about it.
facial recognition software has been used more than 2,600 times already, and
some say it's working.
County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn has never used the new software, but he says in
some cases, he believes it could be beneficial.
using it to identify someone with Alzheimer's, or a homicide victim, not
knowing who they are, but we just have to be very careful of Big Brother having
huge databases of all of us," he said.
software allows law enforcement to match surveillance photos electronically
with driver's license photos. Sheriff Wasylyshyn says there needs to be
restrictions in place.
your picture, my picture's in there, because we both have driver's licenses, so
we're in the database," he said. "We have to be very cautious on how it's used,
so hopefully there will be limits on who can access it and why they're
accessing the information."
Monday, Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the use of the software, but it
had already been in place since June. The Ohio ACLU chapter says he handled the
should be developing the rules, telling the public, then beginning to use the
technology," said Nick Worner, communications coordinator for the Ohio ACLU. "This
was done in the exact opposite order, and that's why we think it needs to be
shut down, and redone the right way."
Sunday, March 9 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-03-10 01:53:11 GMT
Attorney Chris Stewart's message is loud and clear."We're still talking to people litigating the case, we're going to keep pushing this case until it's before 12 people of this community, so they canMore >>
One year after an alleged rape on a college campus, the attorney representing the victim is pushing had to bring the case before a jury.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-03-10 01:33:17 GMT
A replacement for former Columbia Co. tax commissioner Kay Allen won't be for a while.County officials say a special election won't be held until November.Nancy Gay, elections director for the county,More >>
A replacement for former Columbia Co. tax commissioner Kay Allen won't be for a while.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-03-10 01:19:51 GMT
Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus is excited that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday they will fund the $300,000 feasibility study of repairs and updates to the New Savannah BluffMore >>
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday they will fund the $300,000 feasibility study of repairs and updates to the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-03-10 01:11:30 GMT
The candidates who will appear on the May 20th ballot for mayor, Augusta commission, Board of Education districts and two state court judges are finalized.Mayor:Helen Blocker-AdamsCharles Cummings HardieMore >>
A list of those qualified to run for positions on the May 20th ballot. More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-03-09 23:18:02 GMT
Singer Flo Carter knew she was being featured in a new book, but she had no idea she had made the cover. "To be on the cover of that book, it was a shock to me," she says with a smile. And she's just oneMore >>
A new book out now tells the stories of famous people from Augusta. At the book signing today, people got the chance to meet the author and some of the celebrities mentioned in the book.More >>
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