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    Autopsy results released for 8-month-old

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-02-23 17:14:28 GMT
    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)
    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)

    The Lucas County Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results of Gabrielle Walker, an 8-month-old baby who allegedly died at the hands of her mother's boyfriend, Zachary Shadix.

    The Lucas County Coroner's Office has released the autopsy results of Gabrielle Walker, an 8-month-old baby who allegedly died at the hands of her mother's boyfriend, Zachary Shadix..

  • Multiple crews battled structure fire Saturday in Defiance

    Multiple crews battled structure fire Saturday in Defiance

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:51 PM EST2018-02-24 18:51:07 GMT
    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)
    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)

    Upon arrival, fire was seen 10 feet through the roof at the northeast corner. Crews say they started an attack on that corner of the structure, while a secondary and backup hand lines were deployed.

    Upon arrival, fire was seen 10 feet through the roof at the northeast corner. Crews say they started an attack on that corner of the structure, while a secondary and backup hand lines were deployed.

  • Police: Father killed 5-year-old son, buried him in backyard

    Police: Father killed 5-year-old son, buried him in backyard

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:09 AM EST2018-02-23 10:09:31 GMT
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    Police said a father beat his 5-year-old son to death with a shovel Wednesday, and then buried him in a backyard. (Source: WGCL/CNN)Police said a father beat his 5-year-old son to death with a shovel Wednesday, and then buried him in a backyard. (Source: WGCL/CNN)

    Police said a father beat his 5-year-old son to death with a shovel Wednesday, and then buried him in a backyard.

    Police said a father beat his 5-year-old son to death with a shovel Wednesday, and then buried him in a backyard.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Military veterans who are eligible for 100% disability now can get free entry into any of Michigan's state parks.

Waiver of the $11 annual state park Recreation Passport fee also applies to veterans who were prisoners of war and Medal of Honor recipients.

Vehicles entering the parks have to be licensed to veterans eligible under bills signed Friday by Gov. Rick Snyder.

The Michigan Secretary of State's office says that as of November there were 7,642 disabled veteran, 426 former POW and two specialty Medal of Honor license plates issued in Michigan that were eligible for the free passport endorsement.

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  • Storm damage to nursing home building in Matthews, MO

    Storm damage to nursing home building in Matthews, MO

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:57 PM EST2018-02-25 04:57:08 GMT
    The roof of a  nursing home in Mathew, MO are damaged after a storm passed over the town Saturday night. A piece of siding is stuck in a nearby tree and the fence of the patio area also was destroyedThe roof of a nursing home in Mathew, MO are damaged after a storm passed over the town Saturday night. A piece of siding is stuck in a nearby tree and the fence of the patio area also was destroyed

    Storms blowing through Mathews damaged a nursing home building on Saturday night.

    Storms blowing through Mathews damaged a nursing home building on Saturday night.

  • Power outages in the Heartland

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    A FIRST ALERT ACTION DAY has been issued for Saturday, February 24 due to flooding and severe weather. The risk of power outages is very likely due to high winds. To report a power outage, click here. Missouri Illinois Kentucky Download the KFVS First Alert Weather app: iPhone | Android Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved.

    A FIRST ALERT ACTION DAY has been issued for Saturday, February 24 due to flooding and severe weather. The risk of power outages is very likely due to high winds. To report a power outage, click here. Missouri Illinois Kentucky Download the KFVS First Alert Weather app: iPhone | Android Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Storm damage reports 2/24

    Storm damage reports 2/24

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:11 PM EST2018-02-25 03:11:50 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The following storm damage reports are from the National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky: Missouri.

    The following storm damage reports are from the National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky: Missouri.

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