THURSDAY MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS


WIMA NEWS COPY THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

>>Apartment Fire

(Lima, OH) --A fire at the Markland Apartments at 1916 Allentown Road last night caused a lot of headaches but luckily no injuries. The fire was limited to one apartment but it forced authorities to evacuate many others at about 11:00 last night. The fire was extinguished without much trouble and the incident remains under investigation.

>>Power lines down on Diller Road

(Lima, OH) --The Lima Post of the State Highway Patrol says a vehicle went off the road and took down a utility pole last night about 11:30 on Diller Road west of Eastown Road. The driver and passenger were transported to St. Rita’s with non-life threatening injuries. AEP says there was a limited power outage in that area for a few hours but things should be back to normal this morning.

>>Putnam County Sheriff Looking For Inmate

(Ottawa, OH) --The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for an inmate who didn’t return from a work release on Tuesday evening. 48-year old David J. Cole failed to report back to the Putnam County Adult Detention Facility from his court ordered work release from Raw Steel in Leipsic. The Sheriff’s Office says if Cole is located you should not approach him but you should contact local law enforcement.

>>RR Crossing Repair to Close Streets in Lima

(Lima, OH) --Repairs of CSX railroad crossings continue in the city, causing some inconvenience for the travelling public. Still closed today are Fourth Street between Metcalf Street and McClain Road and St. John’s Avenue between Kibby and Albert Streets.

>>Allen Lima Leadership Craft Beer Fest

(Lima, OH) --The Allen Lima Leadership Craft Beer Fest is tonight at the Chief Supermarket on South Cable Road from 6-9 p.m.

The event will of course feature a large selection of craft beers and select wines, plus hors d’oeuvres from Chief’s deli and wings from Boots BBQ. In addition, beer and wine experts will be on hand. Tickets are $20 per person or $35 a pair and will be available at the door.

WIMA SPORTS COPY THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

>>Reds Topple Cubs In Extras At Wrigley

(Chicago, IL) -- The Cincinnati Reds rallied in the 10th inning to take the rubber game of their series with the Cubs 3-2 in Chicago. Jose Iglesias' third hit of the game doubled in Aristides Aquino with the winning run to give the Reds the win. Amir Garrett faced one batter in relief to get the victory and Raisel Iglesias closed the door in the ninth for his 33rd save. Cincinnati will take Thursday off for travel back the Queen City where they will welcome in the New York Mets for a weekend series beginning on Friday at Great American Ball Park.

>>Tribe Walks-Off Tigers At Home To Push Winning Streak To Three

(Cleveland, OH) -- Cleveland outfielder Yasiel Puig’s bases-loaded single in the bottom of the tenth sent the Tribe to a 2-1 victory over Detroit. Indians starter Aaron Civale scattered four hits over a career-high seven-and-two-thirds innings but left with the game tied and did not factor in the decision. Puig had four hits to go along with his game-winning RBI as Cleveland pulled into a dead-heat with Tampa Bay for the final Wild Card spot. The Indians will go for a three-game sweep of the Tigers tonight at Progressive Field.

>>Jaguars Host Titans On Thursday Night Football, Ramsey Will Play

(Jacksonville, FL) -- Disgruntled cornerback Jalen Ramsey will suit up for the Jaguars tonight as they host the Titans on Thursday Night Football.  Ramsey reportedly requested a trade earlier this week after he and head coach Doug Marrone engaged in a shouting match during Sunday's loss to Houston. The 0-and-2 Jags have lost their first two games by a combined five points. Rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew has thrown for 488 yards, three touchdowns and an interception in place of the injured Nick Foles. The 1-and-1 Titans look to get back on track after a Week Two loss to Indianapolis. Starting QB Marcus Mariota is dealing with a quad injury, but is expected to play. Tennessee looks to take a step forward this year after three consecutive 9-and-7 seasons.