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WIMA NEWS COPY MONDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2019

>>Body Found, No Foul Play Suspected

(Lima, OH) – The Allen County Sheriff’s Office says there is no foul play suspected after a body was found in a home in the Lost Creek area. The body was found on Thursday. The Sheriff’s Office said it was that of a 31-year-old black male.

Although it is suspected that the man died from a medical condition the body was sent to the Lucas County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy.

>>Update in 2017 Murder Case

(Lima, OH) --The Lima News reports that there has been a development in a two-year old murder case in Lima.

The report states that an arrest warrant was filed August 29th in connection with with the shooting of Shannon Scott, who was found dead in his home at 621 Michael Street on June 11, 2017.

New information recently came to the attention of police that led to the filing of an arrest warrant for 33-year old Marquez Pritchett.

His last known address was in Lima, is a 5-foot-7, 145-pound black male with brown eyes and black hair. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call 419-221-5295.

>>Bellefontaine Avenue Set to Reopen Tonight

Good news for travelers on Lima’s east side, as Bellefontaine Avenue should re-open tonight.

The closure began last Tuesday as crews are working to make the switch over from the shoe-fly rail to permanent track as part of the grade separation project that will include an underpass on Elm Street at the I & O crossing.

DAYTON COPS TO BE HONORED

HEROES FROM THE DAYTON MASS SHOOTING ARE IN WASHINGTON TODAY.

THE SIX DAYTON POLICE OFFICERS WHO STOPPED THE OREGON DISTRICT GUNMAN LAST MONTH -- WILL BE HONORED TODAY BY PRESIDENT TRUMP. IT TOOK THEM LESS THAN 30 SECONDS TO STOP, SHOOT AND KILLED THE GUNMAN -- AND PREVENT MORE DEATHS. THEY'LL BE AWARDED THE MEDAL OF VALOR AT THE WHITE HOUSE. THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS IT IS THE HIGHEST DECORATION FOR BRAVERY GIVEN TO PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS.

CEDAR FAIR ATTENDANCE UP

SANDUSKY-BASED CEDAR FAIR ENTERTAINMENT REPORTS ATTENDANCE WAS UP TWO PERCENT THROUGH AUGUST AT ITS PARKS AND UP SIX PERCENT OVERALL, WHEN IT FACTORS IN TWO NEW TEXAS WATER PARKS.

THE COMPANY SAYS ITS REVENUE HAS INCREASED EIGHT PERCENT TO A RECORD $1-POINT-1 BILLION DOLLARS OVER LAST YEAR. THE COMPANY NOW OPERATES 11 AMUSEMENT PARKS AND FIVE WATER PARKS ACROSS THE U.S.

WIMA SPORTS COPY MONDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2019

>>Browns Get Blown Out In Home Opener

(Cleveland, OH)--The new and improved Browns played a lot like the old Browns in a 43-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans at FirstEnergy Stadium.Quarterback Baker Mayfield threw three interceptions, and the team committed 18-penalties which cost them a total of 182-yards.The game was a homecoming for Titans head coach and former Ohio State standout Mike Vrabel who grew up in nearby Cuyahoga Falls.Cleveland will next place a week from tomorrow on the road against the New York Jets on Monday Night Football.

>>Bengals Fall In Close Game To Seahawks In Seattle

(Seattle, WA)--The Cincinnati Bengals lost head coach Zac Taylor's debut in a hard-fought 21-20 battle with the Seahawks in Seattle.Bengals wide receiver John Ross the Third caught seven passes for 158-yards and two touchdowns to lead a Cincy offense that struggled to run but found space in the air.Quarterback Andy Dalton had a career high 418-yards passing and didn't throw an interception but was sacked five times.The Bengals will now head home to Paul Brown Stadium to host the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, September 15th.

>>Cleveland Indians Take Series Finale Over Minnesota

(Minneapolis, MN)--The Cleveland Indians took the rubber game of their three-game series with the Twins 5-2 at Target Field.Tribe starter Mike Clevinger worked six strong innings and struck out seven to get his eleventh win while Brad Hand pitched a perfect ninth for his 34th save.Cleveland got home runs from Carlos Santana and Francisco Lindor to pull to five-and-a-half games out of the division lead.The Indians will continue their road trip tonight when they open a new series against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim.

>>Reds Pitcher Hits Walk-Off Pinch-Hit Double Run In Cincy Victory

(Cincinnati, OH)--Cincinnati pitcher Michael Lorenzen hit a pinch-hit double in the bottom of the ninth inning to send the Reds to a 4-3 win over Arizona.With Jose Peraza on second and Phillip Ervin on second, Lorenzen took a one-two pitch down the left field line to score Peraza for the victory.Closer Raisel [[ Rye-sale ]] Iglesias earned the win in relief.Cincinnati will take Monday off for travel as they head west to start a new three game set with the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.

>>Harvik Wins Brickyard

(Indianapolis, IN) --Kevin Harvick joined an exclusive club of multi-time winners at Indianapolis Motor Speedway by dominating an electric Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line from the pole Sunday, Sept. 8.

Harvick led a race-high 118 out of 160 laps in the No. 4 Mobil 1 Ford on his way to his second win at the Brickyard. He tied Kyle Busch, Dale Jarrett and his co-owner, Indiana native Tony Stewart, for third third-most NASCAR Cup Series wins at Indy. Harvick last won the race in 2003. The 16-year gap is the largest between NASCAR winners at Indianapolis.

>>Rafa Wins U.S. Open

(New York, NY) -- Rafael Nadal earned his 19th Grand Slam title by outlasting upstart Daniil Medvedev in five sets in a thrilling U.S. Open men's final. Nadal fought off a determined comeback attempt from Medvedev, playing in his first slam final, to pull out a 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 victory that lasted four hours and 50 minutes. The 33-year-old Spaniard captured his fourth career U.S. Open title and is now one behind rival Roger Federer's men's record of 20 major championships.

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