THURSDAY MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS

WIMA NEWS COPY THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2019

>>Bank Robbery in Paulding County

Press release from Paulding County Sheriff:

An arrest warrant has been issued for David Abram Ziesel, age 40, from West Palm Beach, Florida. Ziesel is currently on federal probation in West Palm Beach for an Armed Bank Robbery.

The warrant is for one count of Aggravated Robbery. Ziesel was last seen leaving the State Bank in Oakwood, Ohio, around 9:14 a.m. today’s date. He was driving an early 2000’s model Chevy Cargo Van, possibly with Indiana registration VTH394.

Ziesel was seen earlier in the morning wearing dark baggy sweat pants, a long-sleeve blue Chicago Bears t-shirt, and dark tennis shoes.

“Ziesel will be considered armed and dangerous until he is apprehended, even though he didn’t brandish a weapon,” said Sheriff Jason K. Landers.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation or any other crime, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 419-399-3791. You can also leave information via Facebook by searching Facebook/Paulding County Sheriff’s Office or view our website at www.pauldingohsheriff.com and leave an email for the Sheriff.

>>Two victims identified in Toledo plane crash

A cargo plane crashed near Toledo Express Airport early yesterday morning.

The Toledo Blade reports that the Ohio State Highway Patrol has identified the two men on board who perished in the accident as72-year old Douglas Taylor and 69-year old Donald Peterson, both of Laredo, Texas.

The Patrol told the Blade that the aircraft was approaching the airport at about 2:30 a.m. when it crashed in the parking lot of an auto repair business about a half mile west of the runway.

The crash caused the aircraft to catch fire. The flames then spread to approximately four to six tractor trailers. Officials are still investigating the cause of the crash.

>>COMPUTER GLITCH AFFECTS STATE GOVERNMENT

THOUSANDS OF STATE GOVERNMENT WORKERS IN OHIO WERE WITHOUT RELIABLE PHONE, EMAIL AND INTERNET SERVICE FOR A TIME AS A RESULT OF A COMPUTER DISRUPTION YESTERDAY.

THE UNSPECIFIED PROBLEM AFFECTED STATE WEB SITES, CAUSING PHONES TO ROLL DIRECTLY TO VOICEMAIL AND PREVENTING PUBLIC ACCESS TO STATE INFORMATION AND DATA.

MULTIPLE STATE DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS WERE IMPACTED, INCLUDING HEALTH, PRISONS, THE BUREAU OF MOTOR VEHICLES, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE OFFICES OF STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFICIALS.

>>MEDICAL MARIJUANA UPDATE

THERE ARE 21 QUALIFYING CONDITIONS FOR USING MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN OHIO. AN APPEAL TO ADD TWO MORE TO THE LIST WAS CONSIDERED YESTERDAY AS THE OHIO STATE MEDICAL BOARD MADE A FINAL DECISION: DOCTORS CANNOT TREAT ANXIETY OR AUTISM WITH MEDICAL MARIJUANA. THE BOARD DECIDED THERE HAVE NOT BEEN ENOUGH CLINICAL TRIALS OR EVIDENCE TO ADD THOSE TWO AILMENTS TO THE LIST OF QUALIFYING CONDITIONS.

THE NEXT OPEN PERIOD TO CONSIDER ADDING QUALIFYING CONDITIONS IS IN NOVEMBER OF NEXT YEAR.

WIMA SPORTS COPY THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2019

>>Fulcher Decision Today

Lima Senior standout Josiah Fulcher will announce where he will play college basketball at 3:30 today in a ceremony at the Lima Senior Gym. He reportedly has 10 Division I offers including Bowling Green, Ohio and Kent State.

>>Reds Fall Again To Mariners In Seattle

(Seattle, WA) -- The Seattle Mariners rallied in the seventh inning to beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 at T-Mobile Park. The Reds took a two to nothing lead into the seventh before the Mariners scored five unanswered runs to seal the win. Joey Votto had an RBI double, and Phillip Ervin homered to pace the Reds offense while starter Sonny Gray pitched six-plus innings and struck out nine but was tagged with his seventh loss of the season. Cincinnati will now try to avoid being swept tonight when they play the Mariners again at 10:10 p.m. in the interleague series finale.

>>Indians Complete Road Sweep Of Angels

(Anaheim, CA) -- The Cleveland Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 to finish a three-game sweep of the Halos in Anaheim. Carlos Santana and Francisco Lindor homered to lead the Tribe offense while Carlos Carrasco pitched an inning and two-thirds to get his first win since May 14th. Cleveland reliever Adam Cimber pitched the ninth to earn his first career Major League save. The Indians will take today off for travel before returning to action on Friday night against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field.

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