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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SANDUSKY COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -
mother of a Fremont man can continue with her lawsuit against Sandusky County
authorities, who she says shot and killed her son.
isn't so much a case needing to argue what it is occurred so much as it is
simply to display to the jury what the undisputed facts are," said Dennis
Murray, Sr., Kim Jones' attorney.
sued Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmeyer and two deputies following the
shooting death of her son Bryan.
the night of Bryan's death, Jones and her husband had called the sheriff's
office to report that Bryan had been drinking and had a gun. According to the
lawsuit, when deputies arrived, they saw Bryan sleeping on the couch with his
shotgun, "with no prospect of him being able to injure anybody else, including
the police officers, as long as they don't barge into his home," Murray said.
excessive force lawsuit claims the deputies used a flash-bang grenade, but
Murray says they had other options.
alternatives like a bullhorn, like bright lights, the techniques that we're all
used to understanding," he said.
lawsuit also claims that within seconds, deputies had shot Bryan so many times
that one of his arms was severed.
deputies say Bryan pointed the shotgun at them and they were defending
Jones is suing for $20 million. There is no timeline as to how long it will
take to get a trial going.
Tuesday, March 11 2014 2:10 AM EDT2014-03-11 06:10:11 GMT
"You never get used to it. And if someone tells you they are used to it, they're in the wrong business. There is no way they can get used to that." That's something recently appointed Coroner Mark BowenMore >>
Part of Bowen's plan to re-build the public's trust is to make his office visible and provide support to grieving families in their time of need.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-03-11 02:00:16 GMT
Phones have been ringing non-stop as people book rooms for Masters week. Kristin Shull works at the Microtel Inn and Suites off Riverwatch Parkway and says they started getting calls as early as two monthsMore >>
The countdown to the Masters has started in Augusta! Hotels are filling up quickly and some are almost completely booked for that week. More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-03-10 23:49:51 GMT
A pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle near Bayvale Elementary School, according to Augusta dispatchers.The scene, located on the 3300 block of Milledgeville Road, has already been cleared.DispatchersMore >>
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene on the 3300 block of Milledgeville Road around 5:27 p.m, according to a news release.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-03-10 20:40:03 GMT
Commissioner Marion Williams has requested an investigation into former City Administrator Fred Russell.Williams has accused Russell of deleting files from a county-owned computer hard drive prior to hisMore >>
Commissioner Marion Williams has requested an investigation into former City Administrator Fred Russell.More >>
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