MONDAY MORNING NEWS AND SPORTS


WIMA NEWS COPY MONDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2020

>>Woman Injured In Crash in Putnam County

(Ottawa, OH)--The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office says a woman was hospitalized yesterday afternoon following a multi-vehicle rollover crash on State Route 189.

The accident happened after 25-year old Colin Sickels of Fort Jennings drove his 2012 Ford Fusion through a stop sign on Road 21 at the intersection of 189 and proceeded to collide with a 2009 Nissan Sentra driven by 49 year old Rounette St. Pierre, also of Fort Jennings.

St. Pierre was taken to St. Rita’s for treatment of her injuries while Sickels refused treatment on the scene.

>>NO CORONAVIRUS FOR MU STUDENTS

(OXFORD, OH)--RESULTS ARE BACK ON WHETHER TWO STUDENTS AT MIAMI UNIVERSITY HAVE THE CORONAVIRUS. BUTLER COUNTY HEALTH COMMISSIONER JENNIFER BAILER SAYS THE TESTS FOR SUSPECTED CASES OF THE CORONAVIRUS WERE NEGATIVE.

BUT -- THIS STRAND OF THE VIRUS IS STILL SPREADING. ELEVEN CASES HAVE NOW BEEN CONFIRMED IN THE UNITED STATES. THE LATEST TWO ARE IN CALIFORNIA -- AND WERE TRANSMITTED PERSON-TO-PERSON.

NONE OF THE CONFIRMED U-S CASES ARE IN OHIO. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CONFIRMED CASES IN CHINA CONTINUES TO GROW WITH A TOTAL OF 17,205 AND MORE THAN 360 DEATHS.

>>Ohio BMV Will Now Remind You To Renew Your License

(Columbus, OH) -- The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will now begin sending driver license renewal reminder emails to customers.

The email reminders will include a link to create a personal document checklist to help customers verify they have the right documents needed to obtain a federally compliant driver license which will be needed beginning on October 1st to board commercial flights, or enter U.S. federal buildings and military bases.

For more information, including how to opt-in for this service, please visit www.bmv.ohio.gov.

>>BUCKEYE CHUCK DELIVERS PREFERRED VERDICT

(MARION, OH)--OHIO'S OWN GROUNDHOG WEATHER PROGNOSTICATOR SAID YESTERDAY THAT SPRING IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER. I HEART RADIO SISTER STATION WMRN IN MARION CARRIED BUCKEYE CHUCK’S PREDICTION LIVE YESTERDAY MORNING.

BUCKEYE CHUCK WAS PROCLAIMED “OHIO’S OFFICIAL WEATHER PREDICTING GROUNDHOG” IN 1979 BY THE OHIO LEGISLATURE. HE HAS CORRECTLY PREDICTED THE SECOND HALF OF OHIO’S WINTER ABOUT 71 PERCENT OF THE TIME.

WIMA SPORTS COPY MONDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2020

>>Chiefs Rally Past 49ers To Win Super Bowl

(Miami, FL) -- The Chiefs scored three unanswered touchdowns in the fourth quarter to rally past the 49ers 31-20 at Super Bowl 54 in Miami. Patrick Mahomes threw the go-ahead score to Damien Williams with 2:44 left to put KC up for good. Williams capped the win with a 38-yard TD run with 1:12 to go. Mahomes passed for 286 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions, and also scored on the ground to take MVP honors. Williams had 133 yards of total offense and two scores as the Chiefs won the second Super Bowl in franchise history and first in 50 years. Jimmy Garoppolo passed for 219 yards, a touchdown and two picks for the 49ers, who led 20-10 with less than seven minutes left. Raheem Mostert rushed for TD for the Niners, who fell short of a record-tying, sixth Super Bowl title.

>>Blue Jackets Win Wild One On The Road In Montreal

(Montreal, QC) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets survived a wild third period to beat the Canadiens 4-3 in Montreal. With the Jackets up two-goals in the third, the Canadiens scored twice in the final four minutes, but an empty netter in between by Columbus winger Gustav Nyquist preserved the win. The CBJ also got two goals from Pierre-Luc Dubois and have recorded a point in eight straight games. The Blue Jackets will now return home to Nationwide Arena, where they'll host the Florida Panthers on Tuesday.

>>Cavs Look To End Yet Another Losing Streak Tonight Against New York

(Cleveland, OH) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers will try to end a three-game losing streak tonight when they host the New York Knicks. The Cavs have dropped nine of their last ten games and are dealing with mounting trade rumors surrounding Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson while New York is only slightly better with three wins in their last ten. This will be the fourth meeting between the two clubs this year with the Knicks victorious in two of the past three. Tip-off from Rocket Mortgage Arena tonight is scheduled for 7 p.m.