Latest Lima, Ohio Stories

2006-11-29 18:00:48

By Greg Sowinski, The Lima News, Ohio Nov. 29--LIMA -- Police recorded its ninth homicide of the year Tuesday when a Chicago man shot in the head late Sunday died. Marcus R. Green, 24, died at St. Rita's Medical Center on Tuesday, hospital spokeswoman Linda Chartrand said. Green was shot once in the head about 11 p.m. Sunday outside a home at 543 E. Second St. Lima police Lt. Jim Baker said Monday the case was being handled as a homicide because of the injury and the fact Green was on...

2006-10-27 18:00:38

By Tim Rausch, The Lima News, Ohio Oct. 27--LIMA -- In a black suit with sequins, Judy Collins swept from stage right to open with one of her most memorable songs. "Rows and floes of angel hair and ice cream castles in the air," Collins sang the opening to "Both Sides Now." More than 600 people filled Crouse Hall at Veterans Memorial Civic Center Thursday to see the Grammy-winning performer. Collins performed with the Lima Symphony Orchestra, a departure from the speakers and comedic acts...

2006-04-07 13:17:10

By Kevin Gray LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Nationalist ex-army commander Ollanta Humala is keeping his lead as Peru's presidential election this weekend approaches but polls conflicted on Friday on whether pro-business candidate Lourdes Flores or former President Alan Garcia would advance to a run-off. A nationwide poll by Lima University showed Humala, campaigning to restrict foreign investment in Peru, had 29.2 percent of voter support and Flores, a conservative, had 25.6 percent....

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