Sunday, March 9 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-03-10 02:54:31 GMT
An 18-year-old girl is dead after her car struck a tree in west Toledo late Sunday afternoon. Toledo Police say Theresa Brazzel was driving northbound on Richards Rd. when she drove off the right sideMore >>
Toledo Police say Theresa Brazzel was driving northbound on Richards Rd. when she drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a large tree.More >>
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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Antwaine Jones and Keshawn Jennings appeared in court for their second day of trial Wednesday. The men are accused of murdering 1-year-old Keondra Hooks in her Toledo apartment at Moody Manor last summer. The shooting also injured her 2-year-old sister, Leondra.
The jury visited the crime scene Tuesday, which was the first day of the trial. Once they returned from the apartment complex, opening statements began.
However, defense attorneys are questioning the plea deal of prosecution witness James Moore. They believe he may be lying in order to reduce his sentence to three years in prison. If convicted, Jones and Jennings could face life in prison.
It was a very emotional day for Keondra's family. Her great-grandmother and aunt were questioned about the night of the shooting.
Naomi Reed is the great-grandmother and was in the apartment when bullets came flying through the glass door. Reed recalled the details of that night and how the girls were given snacks before bed, and watched TV together.
She then talked about the shooting. Reed said when she saw Keondra had been shot, she scooped up her little body and explained what happened next.
"She gone. She gone. And the neighbor took her out of my arms. She said, 'No. Let's go to the hospital.' They did everything they could, but she never woke up. She never ever woke up again," said Reed.
Aunt Tamatha Pride was very emotional on the stand, trembling at times, trying to explain what happened through tears. She said when gun shots were fired glass flew everywhere, and gun powder and smoke filled the air. Pride said all the commotion woke Keondra.
"She had sat up when the glass broke, and somebody done shot her in the head. And they shot her in the head. She fell over," said Pride.
Monday, March 10 2014 4:35 AM EDT2014-03-10 08:35:43 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Just days after the body of a man was found in Portland, an arrest has been made. According to police, Joseph Carter killed James Newton, 44. Newton's body was found in his homeMore >>
According to police, Joseph Carter killed James Newton, 44.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 5:33 AM EDT2014-03-10 09:33:58 GMT
FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) – A proposed law in Frankfort would exempt Kentucky from changing its clocks forward from March through November. House Bill 431, filed by Kevin Sinnette of Ashland, is in frontMore >>
House Bill 431, filed by Kevin Sinnette of Ashland, is in front of the state government committee.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-03-09 22:54:12 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A fire destroyed one building at a quarry in Oldham County Sunday morning. Crews were called to Liter's Quarry on Haunz Lane off Ballardsville Road on the Jefferson County/OldhamMore >>
Fire crews said it took longer than usual to get the fire under control because there are no fire hydrants in the area and water had to be shuttled to the scene.More >>
Friday, March 7 2014 6:58 PM EST2014-03-07 23:58:03 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Big changes are coming to the Clark Memorial Bridge that will impact all drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Starting March 10, as part of the Ohio River Bridges Project thereMore >>
Big changes are coming to the Clark Memorial Bridge that will impact all drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Starting March 10 there will be lane restrictions which would have meant no pedestrian traffic on the bridge. After some complaints from the community, the lane restrictions have been tweaked.More >>
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