MONDAY MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS

WIMA NEWS COPY MONDAY DECEMBER 2, 2019

>>Elm Street Grade Separation Project Proceeds

(Lima, OH)--The City of Lima is reminding the travelling public that the Elm Street Grade Separation project is entering its third phase of construction and Bellefontaine Avenue will be closed for construction of the roundabout beginning today. The closure is expected to last through June.

During the closure Bellefontaine Avenue traffic will be rerouted utilizing the temporary pavement connected to Bellefontaine on the west end, the newly constructed Elm Street and underpass, and Shawnee Street.

There will be access to businesses on Bellefontaine Avenue during the closure.

>>Lima Pair In Findlay Chase

(Findlay, OH)--The Findlay Police Department says it apprehended two Lima residents after a chase Saturday night.Officers were dispatched to Kohl's on Tiffin Avenue in response to a theft in progress. After identifying a white four-door Lincoln as the suspect vehicle, they attempted to pull the car over. As the officer attempted to stop the suspect vehicle, it began accelerating to speeds of approximately 60 MPH. After a short chase through the city, the suspect vehicle turned off its lights and pulled into the backyard of 526 G Street where the suspects were then taken into custody. They driver was identified as 51 year-old Ontra L. Brooks of Lima. He is being facing charges of petty theft and failure to comply with the order of a police officer. Also charged was the passenger, 30-year old Kyra Bennett, also of Lima.

>>FATAL ROBBERY

ANOTHER VICTIM WOUNDED IN A ROBBERY IN LOGAN COUNTY LAST WEEK HAS DIED.

THREE TEENAGERS CHARGED IN THE DEATH OF A MAN IN BELLEFONTAINE MAY FACE MORE CHARGES. A SECOND MAN HAS DIED FROM THAT WEDNESDAY NIGHT ROBBERY AND SHOOTING. ANTHONY SCARTZ WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES AT A HOUSE ON WEST COLUMBUS AVENUE. CALEB CHAMBERLIN DIED THAT NIGHT.

POLICE HAVE ALSO ARRESTED AN ADULT AND CHARGED HIM WITH ROBBERY.

>>St. Marys Man Injured in Crash

(Lebanon, OH)--The Lebanon Post of The Ohio State Highway Patrol has released the identity of the man killed in a crash on I-75 in Warren County that also resulted in serious injuries for a St. Marys man.

OSHP says 24-year old Tyler Haddix of Cincinnati was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Haddix was traveling south on I-75 around 5:15 yesterday afternoon when he crossed through the grass median into the northbound lanes. He hit a semi-truck and the 2004 Honda Civic driven by 30-year old Jordan Davis of St. Marys.

The semi driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries while Davis and a passenger in his Civic were taken to Atrium Hospital with serious injuries. The crash closed the highway for a few hours and the Patrol says impairment is suspected in the accident.

WIMA SPORTS COPY MONDAY DECEMBER 2, 2019

>>Bengals Get First Win With Home Victory Over The Jets

(Cincinnati, OH) -- The Cincinnati Bengals ended an eleven game winless drought with a 22-6 victory over the New York Jets at Paul Brown Stadium. Cincinnati was the last winless team in the league and was in danger of becoming just the third team in NFL history to go 0-16. Andy Dalton led the Bengals offense, passing for 243-yards and a score that broke Ken Anderson's record for most career passing touchdowns by a Bengal QB. Cincinnati will now take the week to prepare for a game next weekend in the first part of the Battle of Ohio against the Browns in Cleveland.

>>Browns Fall To Steelers In Grudge Match In The Steel City

(Pittsburgh, PA) -- The Cleveland Browns fell to arch-rival Pittsburgh 20-13 in a rematch of their last game, which ended in one of the worst brawls in NFL history. Steelers rookie Benny Snell ran for 63 yards and his first NFL touchdown while the Pittsburgh defense swarmed Cleveland quarterback Baker Mayfield all day, sacking him five times. The Browns scored the first ten-points of the game then watched as Pittsburgh rattled off 20 unanswered to steal away a win in the Steel City. Cleveland will now return home to host the Cincinnati Bengals next Sunday in part one of the Battle of Ohio.

>>Blue Jackets Zach Werenski Expected To Miss Four Weeks

(Columbus, OH) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets are excepted to be without defensemen Zach Werenski for the next four weeks. The team put Werenski on injured reserve yesterday due to a shoulder injury he suffered on Saturday in a loss to the New York Islanders. Werenski had appeared in 26-games this season with the CBJ, leading all defensemen in scoring with six-goals and ten-assists. The Jackets return to action tomorrow night as they host Arizona.

>>Cavaliers Host Pistons Tomorrow

(Cleveland, OH) -- The Cavaliers play the Pistons tomorrow night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. It's the fifth of a six-game home stretch for the Cavs, who are 1-and-3 on the stand. Cleveland has lost nine of its last 10 games overall to fall to 5-and-14. Detroit comes in 7-and-13.

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