Sunday, December 8 2013 5:26 PM EST2013-12-08 22:26:38 GMT
A man was flown to a hospital in Cleveland with serious injuries after a car accident in Erie County on Saturday afternoon. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Gary L McKisic, 47, of South Amherst, wasMore >>
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Gary L McKisic, 47, of South Amherst, was driving on Kneisel Road when his car went off the right side of the road.More >>
Sunday, December 8 2013 8:30 AM EST2013-12-08 13:30:02 GMT
This week, Nicole Collier joins Jerry to dig deeper into the murder of 18-month-old Elaina Steinfurth.More >>
This week, Nicole Collier joins Jerry to dig deeper into the murder of 18-month-old Elaina Steinfurth. Hear new details of the case from Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates and Toledo Police Caption Brad Weis just days after Steven King and Angela Steinfurth accepted plea deals in the case.More >>
Imagine if you bought a new house and once you moved in, you noticed spiders crawling around everywhere. Brown recluses, to be exact. America Now talked to one family that did just that, and found out how they're getting rid of them! More >>
COLUMBUS, OH (Toledo News Now) -
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is teaming up with other law enforcement officials from California to New Jersey for a special More Cops, More Stops "I-80 Cross-Country Crackdown" to ramp up enforcement of life-saving traffic safety laws during one of the busiest travel times of the year.
From July 24 to July 31, the OSHP and other law enforcement officials serving the I-80 corridor will be cracking down on crash-causing violations, such as speeding, impaired or aggressive driving, with a goal of achieving a zero fatality rate for the eight-day period.
Officials say too many lives are being lost on I-80 from those who violate the most basic traffic safety laws.
"It's sad to see a summer vacation end in tragedy because someone chose to violate or ignore traffic laws that prevent crashes and save lives," said Col. John Born, OSHP superintendent. "We want zero fatalities."
Nationally, in 2011, more than 21,000 passenger vehicle occupants across the nation were killed in traffic crashes. Of those fatalities, 52 percent were not wearing seatbelts at the time of their fatal crashes. Approximately 9,900 people were killed in drunk-driving crashes, with more than 3,330 killed in fatal crashes involving a distracted driver, and nearly 10,000 lives were lost in speeding-related crashes.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration partners with the Ohio State Highway Patrol to implement combined highway safety law enforcement campaigns, like More Cops, More Stops, which focuses enforcement on multiple traffic safety laws at one time.
Sunday, December 8 2013 5:28 AM EST2013-12-08 10:28:04 GMT
One man is dead following a motorcycle crash Saturday night on King Bee Road at the intersection of O'Neal Road in Stone County. According to Lt. Lewis Husband with the Stone County Sheriff's Office,More >>
One man is dead following a motorcycle crash Saturday night on King Bee Road at the intersection of O'Neal Road in Stone County.More >>
Sunday, December 8 2013 6:54 AM EST2013-12-08 11:54:09 GMT
Chef John Chapman is back on the coast and his flavorful menu items have returned with him.More >>
Chef John Chapman is back on the coast and his flavorful menu items have returned with him. "Chappy" as he is affectionately known, owned Chappy's Seafood Restaurant in Long Beach for more than 20 years until he was displaced by Hurricane Katrina.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 12:43 PM EST2013-12-07 17:43:55 GMT
Gulfport police arrested a juvenile after a high speed chase that ended in Long Beach on Saturday. The chase began after police received a report of a stolen vehicle in the Highway 49 area. WitnessesMore >>
Gulfport police arrested a juvenile after a high speed chase that ended in Long Beach. The chase began after police received a report of a stolen vehicle in the Highway 49 area.More >>
Sunday, December 8 2013 12:33 AM EST2013-12-08 05:33:47 GMT
On a cold night in Jackson the Picayune Maroon Tide proved that a game is never over until the final second ticks off the clock. Oxford jumped out to a 35-21 3rd quarter lead before the Maroon Tide rolledMore >>
For the second time since 2011 the Picayune Maroon Tide captured the 5A State Championship coming from behind in the 4th quarter to secure a miraculous 42-35 victory over previously undefeated Oxford in Jackson. Coach Dodd Lee and his Maroon Tide close out the season with a 12-2 record.More >>