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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PUTNAM COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -
A major development in court Tuesday, as a Putnam County teen accused of killing two brothers admits to the crime.
Michael Fay, 18, was accused of shooting and killing Blake Romes, 17, and Blaine Romes, 14, back in May following an Amber Alert. In Putnam County Common Pleas Court Tuesday, Fay changed his plea from not guilty to guilty on two counts of aggravated murder.
Four other counts Fay was originally charged with will be dropped, including two counts of abusing a corpse, one count of tampering with evidence and one count of grand theft auto.
Once sentenced, the prosecutor will recommend Fay receive consecutive sentences of life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.
If Fay had not entered the guilty plea Tuesday, the case would have gone to trial in November.
"You cannot believe how glad I'm sure they are, that they don't have to go through all that," said Ottawa resident Theresa Kleman. "I am happy for the family so they get some closure finally."
According to Fay's attorney, they wanted to avoid a trial because there were outside factors that contributed to the murders.
"It may be incongruous to say this, but I can tell you that Mike Fay is really a nice, young man. He's got a lot of personal demons, and those are not enough to get us through an insanity plea, but they are a big factor in what happened here," explained Attorney Bill Kluge. "I know he feels great remorse for what happened. We talked about it. It's difficult for him to even talk about it without breaking down."
Fay is due back in court for his sentencing Nov. 18.
Monday, March 10 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-03-10 16:05:54 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 44-year-old James Newton.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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