Tuesday, November 19 2013 3:04 PM EST2013-11-19 20:04:22 GMT
The American Red Cross Northwest Ohio Region has provided assistance to hundreds of local families following the tornadoes and storms that struck Sunday.More >>
The American Red Cross Northwest Ohio Region has provided assistance to hundreds of local families following the tornadoes and storms that struck Sunday. Red Cross staff and volunteers are providing meals, emotional support, connection to community resources, and more. More >>
Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:06:00 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
The National Weather Service has confirmed four tornados touched down in northwest Ohio Sunday.
The first tornado touched down in Paulding County and ran for about eight miles into Putnam County.
EF2 tornado first touched
down about one quarter-mile south of the intersection of Route 66 and
County Line Road in Paulding County around 4:51 p.m., and lifted about
five miles northeast of Cloverdale in Putnam County approximately eight
minutes later. The tornado was estimated to be about 440 yards wide, and had maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour.
The second tornado hit Perrysburg and ran north more than 10 miles into Oregon.
That tornado, classified as an EF2, was on the ground for about 20 minutes with winds speeds of 120 to 125 miles per hour. The National Weather Services says the tornado first touched down near the intersection of Lime City Road and US 20 in Perrysburg at 5:35 p.m. Sunday. The twister headed north, continuing to the intersection of Corduroy Road and Wynn Road in Oregon at 5:55 p.m. The tornado ripped a path between 150 and 200 feet wide across the stretch of northwest Ohio.
The third tornado, rated as an EF1, was on the ground for about five minutes and sustained winds of between 105 and 110 miles per hour.
That tornado was between 75 and 100 feet wide. It first touched down near the intersection of Main Street and Huffman Road in Jerry City at 5:35 p.m. Sunday. The tornado continued about a mile east along Jerry City Road before lifting back into the sky at 5:40 p.m.
The fourth tornado hit about 3 miles east of Elmore, Ohio.
The twister, rated as an EF1, was on the ground for about three quarters of a mile. It first touched down near Yeasting Road and State Route 590, about 3 miles east of Elmore, at 6 p.m. Sunday. The tornado was between 50 and 75 yards wide, and had maximum sustained winds of 95 miles per hour.
Click here to read much more about the damage from Sunday's storms.
Monday, September 1 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:22:13 GMT
The Alee Shriners and Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are looking for the people who broke into a home on Quacco Road late Sunday and stole some personal items including money donated to Shriner's Children Hospital.More >>
The Alee Shriners and Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are looking for the people who broke into a home on Quacco Road late Sunday and stole some personal items, including money donated to the Shriner's Children Hospital.More >>