Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
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."
Thursday a tour of Collins Park Water Treatment Plant showed the entire process of the water treatments, from how it is collected from Lake Erie to how it gets to our faucets. The entire tour lasted about an hour and a half.More >
Thursday a tour of Collins Park Water Treatment Plant showed the entire process of the water treatments, from how it is collected from Lake Erie to how it gets to our faucets. The entire tour lasted about an hour and a half. More >
mother of a Fremont man can continue with her lawsuit against Sandusky County
authorities, who she says shot and killed her son.
isn't so much a case needing to argue what it is occurred so much as it is
simply to display to the jury what the undisputed facts are," said Dennis
Murray, Sr., Kim Jones' attorney.
sued Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmeyer and two deputies following the
shooting death of her son Bryan.
the night of Bryan's death, Jones and her husband had called the sheriff's
office to report that Bryan had been drinking and had a gun. According to the
lawsuit, when deputies arrived, they saw Bryan sleeping on the couch with his
shotgun, "with no prospect of him being able to injure anybody else, including
the police officers, as long as they don't barge into his home," Murray said.
excessive force lawsuit claims the deputies used a flash-bang grenade, but
Murray says they had other options.
alternatives like a bullhorn, like bright lights, the techniques that we're all
used to understanding," he said.
lawsuit also claims that within seconds, deputies had shot Bryan so many times
that one of his arms was severed.
deputies say Bryan pointed the shotgun at them and they were defending
Jones is suing for $20 million. There is no timeline as to how long it will
take to get a trial going.