Friday, March 7 2014 8:07 PM EST2014-03-08 01:07:02 GMT
The Toledo Municipal Court will soon open a Domestic Violence Waiting Room. Those involved hope it will increase victim participation in the court process, as well as provide a safe location for them.More >>
The Toledo Municipal Court will soon open a Domestic Violence Waiting Room for victims. Those involved hope it will increase victim participation in the court process, as well as provide a safe location for them.More >>
BOWLING GREEN, OH (Toledo News Now) -
is becoming a growing problem in Bowling Green, and police are working to stop
it before it claims any more lives.
a problem that reaches all different facets of the community," said Major Tony
Hetrick of the Bowling Green Police.
say in the past few years, the number of people using heroin has skyrocketed. In
Bowling Green, they say they are seeing more China white heroin than ever
I started my career here 17 years ago, it was very rare that we would get
heroin," Hetrick said. "We'd heard about it, you'd see it once in awhile, but
now it's becoming we see quite frequently, couple of times a week sometimes."
can be found all over the city.
having overdoses in apartments and homes," said Hetrick.
such overdose happened in the bathroom of a Burger King. But police say this is
not a city problem, but a regional one. They say more often than not, the drugs
are coming from Toledo.
drive up there to get it and they use it on the way back," Hetrick said.
to the Lucas County Coroner, 113 people have died from heroin-related deaths
between 2010 and February of 2013.
say there could be a much higher death rate if it wasn't for a medicine that
brings patients back from the brink.
police say addicts are onto a new scheme: stealing from big-box stores.
Home Depot, they bring those back, they get gift cards, they trade them for
heroin," Hetrick explained. "We're finding a heroin connection in almost all of
these theft rings."
a ring of theft and abuse that police say seems to have no end in sight.
Sunday, March 9 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-03-09 18:40:44 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The coroner released the identity of a woman who was hit and killed by someone driving a van. The accident occurred Sunday around 4:36 a.m. on Preston Highway at Pinecroft DriveMore >>
The accident occurred Sunday around 4:36 a.m. on Preston Highway at Pinecroft Drive near Blue Lick Road in the Okolona neighborhood of Louisville.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-03-09 21:50:21 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A business was evacuated due to a gas leak as hazmat crews continue to work to secure the area, according to Louisville Metrosafe. Dispatchers confirmed the business is in theMore >>
Fire crews were able to set up a water line and fog curtain to approach the tank and shut off the valve. The leak was contained at 12:56 p.m.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-03-09 18:38:57 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police have responded to a fatal car accident early Sunday morning. Around 4:45, the accident was reported in Okolona, at Preston Highway and Blue Lick Road. Police aren'tMore >>
Around 4:45 a.m., the accident was reported in Okolona at Preston Highway and Blue Lick Road.
Friday, March 7 2014 9:42 PM EST2014-03-08 02:42:29 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – One man is dead after an accident involving three vehicles in south Louisville. According to Jefferson County Deputy Coroner RD Jones, Ricky Duncan, 54, was driving a Ford escortMore >>
The Louisville Metro Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.More >>
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