Thursday, August 14 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-08-15 00:33:52 GMT
Police in Adrian are searching for whoever is responsible for spray-painting graffiti on the city's water tower.More >
Police in Adrian are searching for whoever is responsible for spray-painting graffiti on the city's water tower. More >
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Residents of one east
Toledo neighborhood say they're concerned about the increase in crime in their
Kevin Velte has lived on
the 500 block of Church Street for six years, and he says crime has increased
dramatically during that time. Velte says arsonists are constantly starting
fires and thieves break into homes in the neighborhood, including his own.
"It's getting a little bit
crazy, and a little too close to home," he said.
An intruder broke into
Velte's home Wednesday night through the kitchen window. Fortunately, Velte was
able to scare off the intruder, but his daughter Jessica Tucker fears for her
"I'm absolutely terrified,
because he called me at 1:30 in the morning saying his house got broken into,
that there was somebody standing in the kitchen," Tucker said. "And for me
being not even 10 minutes away, still, I couldn't have gotten here in time if
something would have happened."
Velte and Tucker are
hopeful the police will increase their presence in the neighborhood.
Friday, August 22 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:17:39 GMT
Portland city leaders are considering a plan to build tiny houses for homeless people to help get them off the streets. The tiny houses would be about 200 square feet and look a lot like the ones at TheMore >
The tiny houses would be about 200 square feet and look a lot like the ones at The Caravan Tiny House Hotel in northeast Portland.More >
Friday, August 22 2014 6:57 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:57:07 GMT
A South Mississippi teacher has admitted to investigators that he molested at least eight boys who were his students, and the abuse spanned a period of 20 years, according to an affidavit. More >
A South Mississippi teacher has admitted to investigators that he molested at least eight boys who were his students, and the abuse spanned a period of 20 years. That's according to an affidavit released Thursday. William Richard Pryor, 68, is in federal custody charged with transportation of minors with intent of sexual activity. (WARNING: This story contains explicit details that may be offensive to some readers.)More >