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Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
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A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
One Sylvania neighborhood could soon see a safer pathway for
runners and walkers. The path would be
built along Sylvania-Metamora Road.
The idea just got the stamp of approval by the Olander Park System
and the Lucas County Engineers Office.
The Lucas County Engineers Office does not yet have plans of the path.
Some groups area already on board to help make it a reality though, including
the Olander Park System.
Park officials say the path will provide a safe place for people
to walk and run. Those who live in the area agree, and support the project.
"My children and I love to bike, walk, and jog and it is a great
opportunity to be safe, because we are away from the traffic, and we don't have
to worry about any unsafe conditions," said Jeff Robinson.
would be built along the south side of Sylvania-Metamora from Killburn to Mitchaw,
and on the north side from Mitchaw to Centennial.
So far Olander
Park says they will contribute up to $65,900. A transportation grant through
the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council Of Governments worth $278,000 will cover
the majority of the $473,000 project. Other municipalities contributing include
the city of Sylvania and Lucas County.
would also help connect walkers to the pathway near Flower Hospital. Olander Park
officials say the goal is to connect other parks together, to create on big
pathway for runners, joggers and kids.