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Perrysburg talks Louisiana renovation Video included

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City leaders in Perrysburg are looking at a beautification and renovation project in the downtown area.The $2.3 million proposal includes installing brick at intersections between the railroad tracks and Front street. There are also plans for landscaping down Louisiana and a round-a-bout with the Commodore Perry statue as the centerpiece, complete with fountains."I hope Commodore Perry has a place of honor. If it makes it more beautiful and popular, I'm all for it," Mary Stockwell, a frequent... More>>

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Mott Library moving across Dorr St. Video included

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Built in 1972 and last renovated in '97, Mott Library is due for some updates."We need more room for technology," says Charlie Oswanski, the Facilities Operations Superintendent for the Toledo Lucas County Public Library System. "In that community, there's a wait almost always for a computer."That's just one of the reasons the location is moving, but just a few feet away. System officials plan to build a new 15,000-square foot building right across Dorr Street next to the current MLK Element... More>>

Family of murdered Toledo teen prepares for funeral

He was shot and killed while walking home. As the Toledo teenager's family prepares to bury him, Tyler McIntoush’s says she hopes an arrest is made soon.

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Concertgoers warned after Centennial Terrace thefts

While enjoying a Boz Scaggs concert at Centennial Terrace, someone shattered their car windows and stole valuable items. Sylvania Police say the victims are partly to blame. 13abc's Christine Long is live with how police say you can avoid being a target

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Local animal shelters overwhelmed by kittens

It’s busy season for just about every animal shelter in the region. In fact, many of them are so full they are adding crates to house even more animals. The biggest issue for shelters at the moment? Too many kittens.

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Blight Authority to focus on community-based clean-up

Toledo has another tool in fighting blight. It's similar to the mayor's “Tidy Town” effort, but 13abc's Bill Hormann says the “Blight Authority” is more community-based.

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Toledo Technology Academy in national spotlight

The Toledo Technology Academy was in the national spotlight Tuesday afternoon. The US Secretary of Labor and the US Secretary of Education visited Toledo's top-rated technology school. Toledo Technology Academy was awarded a $3.8 million federal grant to help get students career-ready. The grant focuses on programs associated with energy, manufacturing and electronics.

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Cold-weather landscaping tips

Are these below-average temperatures helping or hurting your garden? 13abc's Kelly Heidbreder headed to the Toledo Botanical Garden to see how the weather is affecting plants. More>>

2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge Video included

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A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women who became trapped on an 80-foot-high railroad bridge by a freight train that surprised them as they walked along the tracks. More>>

Blade Briefing: new UTMC dean

The University of Toledo Medical Center has chosen a current staff member as dean. Marlene Harris-Taylor of The Toledo Blade joins us with the details. More>>

Suspect wanted in attempted kidnapping from Days Inn Video included

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Toledo police are looking into a bizarre case.  A woman tells police someone tried to take her 2-month-old son from her hotel room. More>>

Construction begins on Toledo's first off-leash dog park Video included

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After years of talk, Toledo's first dog park is moving forward. An official groundbreaking for the Glass City Dog Park is set for August. There are more than 62,000 registered pups in Lucas County but there is no place for dogs to run freely. In a matter of weeks, that's changing. "This is about quality of life and improving Toledo," says Steve Serchuk, a board member with Toledo Unleashed. Serchuk works with the non-profit Toledo Unleashed. They've worked to build a dog park for five yea... More>>

Obama admin promoting job training grants in Toledo

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Two members of President Barack Obama's administration are visiting northwestern Ohio to promote job training programs. U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne (AR'-nee) Duncan and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez will be in Toledo on Tuesday to tour a public school that focuses on technology and job training. The Toledo Technology Academy won a $3.8 million federal grant for helping employers work with the school system and the students. The two officials also will tou... More>>

Grants approved for innovation in Ohio schools

Ohio officials have approved 37 grant applications involving nearly 200 schools and educational entities from an innovation fund established by Gov. John Kasich. More>>

Riverdale teacher resigns

After months on suspension, Barb Williams has officially resigned from the Riverdale School District. Her departure comes after she was caught on surveillance camera pushing a 6-year-old student. 13abc's Amy Montgomery talked with the school board about what's next for the district.

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  • Potatoes for prison discarded after maggots found

    Potatoes for prison discarded after maggots found

    Officials discarded more than 4,000 pounds of potatoes at Alger Correctional Facility in Michigan's Upper Peninsula after maggots were found in a shipment from a food supplier.
    Officials discarded more than 4,000 pounds of potatoes at Alger Correctional Facility in Michigan's Upper Peninsula after maggots were found in a shipment from a food supplier.
  • Detroit water department placed in mayor's hands

    Detroit water department placed in mayor's hands

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:35:41 GMT
    Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is now running the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department following criticism about service shutoffs to city residents. State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr says in order Tuesday that handing control of the massive system over to Duggan is "in the best interests of the city." The water department has been criticized in recent weeks for stepped up service shutoffs to delinquent city customers.
    Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is now running the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department following criticism about service shutoffs to city residents. State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr says in order Tuesday that handing control of the massive system over to Duggan is "in the best interests of the city." The water department has been criticized in recent weeks for stepped up service shutoffs to delinquent city customers.
  • Online retailer hiring hundreds in Ohio

    Online retailer hiring hundreds in Ohio

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:44 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:44:33 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An online retailer is opening a call center in central Ohio and bringing about 900 new jobs. Seattle-based Zulily - offering daily deals for women, children and infants - will have a temporary office in suburban Columbus while it looks for a permanent facility. The hiring will be done over the next three years. The Columbus Dispatch reports that details about the call center were disclosed Monday when the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a 75 percent, 12-year income-t...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An online retailer is opening a call center in central Ohio and bringing about 900 new jobs. Seattle-based Zulily - offering daily deals for women, children and infants - will have a temporary office in suburban Columbus while it looks for a permanent facility. The hiring will be done over the next three years. The Columbus Dispatch reports that details about the call center were disclosed Monday when the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a 75 percent, 12-year income-t...
  • Michiganders asked to "respect the rattlesnakes"

    Michiganders asked to "respect the rattlesnakes"

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:40:31 GMT
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan residents have been asked to respect rattlesnakes in light of a recent incident at an Ann Arbor botanical garden.A report filed by the University of Michigan Police Department says a young girl was bitten by an Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake earlier this summer. The child was not wearing shoes, so police don't know if she stepped on the snake before it bit her leg. She was treated at a local hospital.Experts from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources te...
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan residents have been asked to respect rattlesnakes in light of a recent incident at an Ann Arbor botanical garden.A report filed by the University of Michigan Police Department says a young girl was bitten by an Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake earlier this summer. The child was not wearing shoes, so police don't know if she stepped on the snake before it bit her leg. She was treated at a local hospital.Experts from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources te...
  • Firefighters battle vacant house fire

    Firefighters battle vacant house fire

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:41 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:41:22 GMT
    Firefighters battled an early-morning house fire near the intersection of Dryden and Vermass.The fire broke out at about 4:00 this morning.Fortunately, no one was hurt.Firefighters are still investigating what caused those flames.
    Firefighters battled an early-morning house fire near the intersection of Dryden and Vermass.The fire broke out at about 4:00 this morning.Fortunately, no one was hurt.Firefighters are still investigating what caused those flames.
  • Classmates honor murdered Maritime Academy student

    Classmates honor murdered Maritime Academy student

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:33:03 GMT
    Monique King says she and Tyler McIntoush became best of friends in the eighth grade. Now thinking about the loss going into her junior year, King says she's devastated. "He would go up the stairs and listen to his music. We would go up the stairs all the time together. He sat right next to me in class all the time. I don't know what I'm going to do without Tyler," King told 13abc with tears in her eyes. "I don't know how I'm going to get through this year without him."Classmates and commun...
    Monique King says she and Tyler McIntoush became best of friends in the eighth grade. Now thinking about the loss going into her junior year, King says she's devastated. "He would go up the stairs and listen to his music. We would go up the stairs all the time together. He sat right next to me in class all the time. I don't know what I'm going to do without Tyler," King told 13abc with tears in her eyes. "I don't know how I'm going to get through this year without him."Classmates and commun...
  • Suspect acquitted in Eastern Michigan University murder

    Suspect acquitted in Eastern Michigan University murder

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:29:16 GMT
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A jury has acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.The Washtenaw County Circuit Court jury reached the not guilty verdict Monday evening in the trial of 21-year-old Ed Thomas. He was one of two men charged in the killing of the 20-year-old wide receiver from Chicago.Twenty-year-old Kristopher Pratt accepted a deal and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, testifying that he shot Reed and Thomas participated ...
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A jury has acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.The Washtenaw County Circuit Court jury reached the not guilty verdict Monday evening in the trial of 21-year-old Ed Thomas. He was one of two men charged in the killing of the 20-year-old wide receiver from Chicago.Twenty-year-old Kristopher Pratt accepted a deal and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, testifying that he shot Reed and Thomas participated ...
  • Ohio race for governor all about jobs

    Ohio race for governor all about jobs

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 01:12:13 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ask politician, pundit and voter alike and they will tell you the same thing: The November election is about jobs. Job growth is both a key economic indicator and an easy issue for politicians to talk about when campaigning. Yet when the claims of Republican Gov. John Kasich and Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald conflict, Ohioans can be left baffled. A look at some of the facts about Ohio jobs and the politics behind the debate: ___ THE NUMBERS Ohio's nonfarm employmen...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ask politician, pundit and voter alike and they will tell you the same thing: The November election is about jobs. Job growth is both a key economic indicator and an easy issue for politicians to talk about when campaigning. Yet when the claims of Republican Gov. John Kasich and Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald conflict, Ohioans can be left baffled. A look at some of the facts about Ohio jobs and the politics behind the debate: ___ THE NUMBERS Ohio's nonfarm employmen...
  • West Nile virus found in Ottawa Hills

    West Nile virus found in Ottawa Hills

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:22:07 GMT
    West Nile is in Northwest Ohio. Biologists are confirming that 30 mosquitos tested positive for the virus. The test site where the infected mosquitos were found is in the Ottawa Hills area by Central Avenue. 30 mosquitos gathered around the second week of July were found to be carrying the virus. Health officials warn just one bite from an infected mosquito can give you the virus. In most people, West Nile feels like the flu, with aches, pains and fatigue. In some, the virus can be very ...
    West Nile is in Northwest Ohio. Biologists are confirming that 30 mosquitos tested positive for the virus. The test site where the infected mosquitos were found is in the Ottawa Hills area by Central Avenue. 30 mosquitos gathered around the second week of July were found to be carrying the virus. Health officials warn just one bite from an infected mosquito can give you the virus. In most people, West Nile feels like the flu, with aches, pains and fatigue. In some, the virus can be very ...
  • Bryan police chief stepping down; new chief named

    Bryan police chief stepping down; new chief named

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:25:04 GMT
    Could new leadership bring a break in a cold case murder that the 13abc I-Team profiled recently? The community of Bryan may soon find out. There will be a new police chief in Bryan starting Mid-September. And that chief will have one major case hanging over his department as it has been over the last 5 years. Bryan police chief Jeff Arnold submitted his resignation Friday and the city council voted to accept it in a special meeting Monday. He will leave his post September 14th.
    Could new leadership bring a break in a cold case murder that the 13abc I-Team profiled recently? The community of Bryan may soon find out. There will be a new police chief in Bryan starting Mid-September. And that chief will have one major case hanging over his department as it has been over the last 5 years. Bryan police chief Jeff Arnold submitted his resignation Friday and the city council voted to accept it in a special meeting Monday. He will leave his post September 14th.
  • Toppled rail cars remain along tracks after Springfield Twp. train derailment

    Toppled rail cars remain along tracks after Springfield Twp. train derailment

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:06:26 GMT
    25 days after a train derailed at the Crissey Road Crossing, 11 overturned rail cars and piles of other parts remain between the tracks and Old Airport Highway. 
    25 days after a train derailed at the Crissey Road Crossing, 11 overturned rail cars and piles of other parts remain between the tracks and Old Airport Highway. 

  • Amazing reunion between local woman and her horse

    Amazing reunion between local woman and her horse

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:50:37 GMT
    An update to a story we first brought you last week. Charges are expected to be filed Tuesday against the owner of four horses in Sandusky County. Sandusky County investigators are calling it the worst case of horse abuse they've seen. The horses were discovered by a passing motorist at a home in Woodville Township July 19th. The motorist called animal cruelty investigators, who seized the horses that night.One of the horses was in such bad shape it had to be euthanized. A second horse named...
    An update to a story we first brought you last week. Charges are expected to be filed Tuesday against the owner of four horses in Sandusky County. Sandusky County investigators are calling it the worst case of horse abuse they've seen. The horses were discovered by a passing motorist at a home in Woodville Township July 19th. The motorist called animal cruelty investigators, who seized the horses that night.One of the horses was in such bad shape it had to be euthanized. A second horse named...
  • Toledo breaks ground on city’s first dog park

    Toledo breaks ground on city’s first dog park

    After years of talk, Toledo's first dog park is moving forward. A groundbreaking for the Glass City Dog Park is set for August. 13abc's Christina Williams breaks down the plan for the new facility.
  • Blade Briefing: Hancock Co. plane crash

    Blade Briefing: Hancock Co. plane crash

    We're learning more about the plane crash early Sunday morning in Hancock County that killed two people. Taylor Dungjen of The Toledo Blade joins us with the latest.
  • Harmful algae blooms at Lake Erie beach

    Harmful algae blooms at Lake Erie beach

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:27:41 GMT
    The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is warning residents of the Harmful Algal Blooms present at the Lake Erie Beach in Maumee Bay area. Cyanobacteria are blue-green algae found in Ohio’s lakes, ponds, and slow-moving streams. The type of bacteria currently in Ohio’s lakes have caused Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) which produce toxins that could affect the health of people who come into contact with water where HABs are present.Under the right water conditions, which usually occur in the wa...
    The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is warning residents of the Harmful Algal Blooms present at the Lake Erie Beach in Maumee Bay area. Cyanobacteria are blue-green algae found in Ohio’s lakes, ponds, and slow-moving streams. The type of bacteria currently in Ohio’s lakes have caused Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) which produce toxins that could affect the health of people who come into contact with water where HABs are present.Under the right water conditions, which usually occur in the wa...
  • Lucas County to unify economic development efforts

    Lucas County to unify economic development efforts

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:57:38 GMT
    Lucas County will change the way it attracts jobs to the area by unifying economic development efforts into one county department.
    Lucas County will change the way it attracts jobs to the area by unifying economic development efforts into one county department.
  • Pedestrian killed in early morning crash

    Pedestrian killed in early morning crash

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:23:17 GMT
    Nazia H. Awadawas struck and killed this morning near the Franklin Avenue and Delaware Avenue intersection in Toledo. Police say, around 5:00 this morning, Awada stepped out onto Franklin Avenue and into the path of an oncoming vehicle. Awada was transported to St. Vincent's ER where she was pronounced dead. Investigators say it doesn't appear that alcohol or speed were factors. The investigation is still on-going.
    Nazia H. Awadawas struck and killed this morning near the Franklin Avenue and Delaware Avenue intersection in Toledo. Police say, around 5:00 this morning, Awada stepped out onto Franklin Avenue and into the path of an oncoming vehicle. Awada was transported to St. Vincent's ER where she was pronounced dead. Investigators say it doesn't appear that alcohol or speed were factors. The investigation is still on-going.
  • Northern Michigan lawmaker's mom supports opponent

    Northern Michigan lawmaker's mom supports opponent

    State Rep. Wayne Schmidt has picked up support from an unlikely source in a closely watched battle for an open Senate seat in northern Michigan: his opponent's mom.
    State Rep. Wayne Schmidt has picked up support from an unlikely source in a closely watched battle for an open Senate seat in northern Michigan: his opponent's mom.
  • Robbery at Co-Op Credit Union

    Robbery at Co-Op Credit Union

    The Lucas County Sheriff detectives are on the look out for a suspect who they say robbed a local credit union.

    The Lucas County Sheriff detectives are on the look out for a suspect who they say robbed a local credit union.

  • Authorities: Man charged in sister's slaying

    Authorities: Man charged in sister's slaying

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:12:22 GMT
    Authorities say a 23-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder and torture in the slaying of his 30-year-old sister in suburban Detroit. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office says Asyh Elmawri died Saturday from a combination of strangulation and multiple stab wounds. On Monday, the Wayne County prosecutor's office charged Haron Rajeh Elmawri with first-degree murder and torture.
    Authorities say a 23-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder and torture in the slaying of his 30-year-old sister in suburban Detroit. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office says Asyh Elmawri died Saturday from a combination of strangulation and multiple stab wounds. On Monday, the Wayne County prosecutor's office charged Haron Rajeh Elmawri with first-degree murder and torture.
  • Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing

    Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:58:22 GMT
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
  • Ohio plane crash victim was company CEO

    Ohio plane crash victim was company CEO

    Authorities in northwest Ohio say one of the two people killed in a weekend plane crash was the CEO of an Ohio manufacturing company.
    Authorities in northwest Ohio say one of the two people killed in a weekend plane crash was the CEO of an Ohio manufacturing company.
  • Bumper crop of Ohio corn drives down prices

    Bumper crop of Ohio corn drives down prices

    Ohio's bumper crop of corn this year means lower prices for shoppers.
    Ohio's bumper crop of corn this year means lower prices for shoppers.
  • Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

    Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:14:50 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.
    NEW YORK (AP) - Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.
  • Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

    Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:25:49 GMT
    Lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday, authorities said.
    A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
  • Christian music fest rocks West Toledo

    Christian music fest rocks West Toledo

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:20:10 GMT
    Christian music filled the air in West Toledo Sunday at the annual Exclaim music festival at the Monsignor Schmit CYO Athletic Complex.
    Christian music filled the air in West Toledo Sunday at the annual Exclaim music festival at the Monsignor Schmit CYO Athletic Complex.
  • City has new weapons in the war on sinkholes

    City has new weapons in the war on sinkholes

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:08:13 GMT
    Toledo has some new weapons in the war against sinkholes and that new technology could save a lot of time and money.
    Toledo has some new weapons in the war against sinkholes and that new technology could save a lot of time and money.
  • Thunderstorms knock down trees, black out 150,000

    Thunderstorms knock down trees, black out 150,000

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:52:38 GMT
    A series of severe thunderstorms has hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula, packing winds of up to 50 miles per hour that knocked down trees, ripped roofs off buildings and blacked out more than 120,000 homes and businesses.
    A series of severe thunderstorms has hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula, packing winds of up to 50 miles per hour that knocked down trees, ripped roofs off buildings and blacked out at least 150,000 homes and businesses.
  • Driver hits, injures woman while fleeing from angry Zombie Walk crowd

    Driver hits, injures woman while fleeing from angry Zombie Walk crowd

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:08:41 GMT
    A driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from angry members of the annual Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con, police said.
    A driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from angry members of the annual Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con, police said.
  • US: rockets fired into Ukraine from Russia

    US: rockets fired into Ukraine from Russia

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:02:55 GMT
    Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists has crossed the border.
    Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists has crossed the border.
  • Up to $4.5M available to improve Great Lakes water

    Up to $4.5M available to improve Great Lakes water

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-07-28 01:36:25 GMT
    Grants totaling up to $4.5 million to improve Great Lakes water quality are available to cities on the lakes' shorelines.
    Grants totaling up to $4.5 million to improve Great Lakes water quality are available to cities on the lakes' shorelines.
  • River In China Mysteriously Turns Bloody Red Overnight

    River In China Mysteriously Turns Bloody Red Overnight

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 01:25:13 GMT
    A waterway in eastern China has mysteriously turned a blood red color. Residents in Zhejiang province said the river looked normal at 5 a.m. Beijing time on Thursday morning. Within an hour, the entire river turned crimson.
    A waterway in eastern China has mysteriously turned a blood red color. Residents in Zhejiang province said the river looked normal at 5 a.m. Beijing time on Thursday morning. Within an hour, the entire river turned crimson.
  • Dad killed, daughter injured when plane crashes into them on beach

    Dad killed, daughter injured when plane crashes into them on beach

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-07-28 01:21:38 GMT
    A father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed Sunday on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.
    A father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed Sunday on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.
  • Indianapolis homeowner fatally shoots intruder

    Indianapolis homeowner fatally shoots intruder

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-07-28 01:18:34 GMT
    Indianapolis police say a homeowner has shot and killed an intruder during an attempted burglary in Indianapolis.
    Indianapolis police say a homeowner has shot and killed an intruder during an attempted burglary in Indianapolis.
  • Churches hold day of prayer for child immigrants

    Churches hold day of prayer for child immigrants

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:39:03 GMT
    A number of churches in Michigan have joined in a day of prayer for the tens of thousands of child immigrants who have been flooding across the nation's southern border.
    A number of churches in Michigan have joined in a day of prayer for the tens of thousands of child immigrants who have been flooding across the nation's southern border.
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  • Detroit water department placed in mayor's hands

    Detroit water department placed in mayor's hands

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:35:41 GMT
    Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is now running the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department following criticism about service shutoffs to city residents. State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr says in order Tuesday that handing control of the massive system over to Duggan is "in the best interests of the city." The water department has been criticized in recent weeks for stepped up service shutoffs to delinquent city customers.
    Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is now running the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department following criticism about service shutoffs to city residents. State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr says in order Tuesday that handing control of the massive system over to Duggan is "in the best interests of the city." The water department has been criticized in recent weeks for stepped up service shutoffs to delinquent city customers.
  • Online retailer hiring hundreds in Ohio

    Online retailer hiring hundreds in Ohio

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:44 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:44:33 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An online retailer is opening a call center in central Ohio and bringing about 900 new jobs. Seattle-based Zulily - offering daily deals for women, children and infants - will have a temporary office in suburban Columbus while it looks for a permanent facility. The hiring will be done over the next three years. The Columbus Dispatch reports that details about the call center were disclosed Monday when the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a 75 percent, 12-year income-t...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An online retailer is opening a call center in central Ohio and bringing about 900 new jobs. Seattle-based Zulily - offering daily deals for women, children and infants - will have a temporary office in suburban Columbus while it looks for a permanent facility. The hiring will be done over the next three years. The Columbus Dispatch reports that details about the call center were disclosed Monday when the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a 75 percent, 12-year income-t...
  • Michiganders asked to "respect the rattlesnakes"

    Michiganders asked to "respect the rattlesnakes"

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-07-29 09:40:31 GMT
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan residents have been asked to respect rattlesnakes in light of a recent incident at an Ann Arbor botanical garden.A report filed by the University of Michigan Police Department says a young girl was bitten by an Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake earlier this summer. The child was not wearing shoes, so police don't know if she stepped on the snake before it bit her leg. She was treated at a local hospital.Experts from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources te...
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan residents have been asked to respect rattlesnakes in light of a recent incident at an Ann Arbor botanical garden.A report filed by the University of Michigan Police Department says a young girl was bitten by an Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake earlier this summer. The child was not wearing shoes, so police don't know if she stepped on the snake before it bit her leg. She was treated at a local hospital.Experts from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources te...
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  • 2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge

    2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:08:44 GMT
    A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women who became trapped on an 80-foot-high railroad bridge by a freight train that surprised them as they walked along the tracks.
    A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women who became trapped on an 80-foot-high railroad bridge by a freight train that surprised them as they walked along the tracks.
  • Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

    Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:25:49 GMT
    Lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday, authorities said.
    A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
  • Driver hits, injures woman while fleeing from angry Zombie Walk crowd

    Driver hits, injures woman while fleeing from angry Zombie Walk crowd

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:08:41 GMT
    A driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from angry members of the annual Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con, police said.
    A driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from angry members of the annual Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con, police said.
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  • Mott Library moving across Dorr St.

    Mott Library moving across Dorr St.

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:39:33 GMT
    Built in 1972 and last renovated in '97, Mott Library is due for some updates."We need more room for technology," says Charlie Oswanski, the Facilities Operations Superintendent for the Toledo Lucas County Public Library System. "In that community, there's a wait almost always for a computer."That's just one of the reasons the location is moving, but just a few feet away. System officials plan to build a new 15,000-square foot building right across Dorr Street next to the current MLK Element...
    Built in 1972 and last renovated in '97, Mott Library is due for some updates."We need more room for technology," says Charlie Oswanski, the Facilities Operations Superintendent for the Toledo Lucas County Public Library System. "In that community, there's a wait almost always for a computer."That's just one of the reasons the location is moving, but just a few feet away. System officials plan to build a new 15,000-square foot building right across Dorr Street next to the current MLK Element...
  • Family of murdered Toledo teen prepares for funeral

    Family of murdered Toledo teen prepares for funeral

    He was shot and killed while walking home. As the Toledo teenager's family prepares to bury him, Tyler McIntoush’s says she hopes an arrest is made soon.

    He was shot and killed while walking home. As the Toledo teenager's family prepares to bury him, Tyler McIntoush’s says she hopes an arrest is made soon.

  • Perrysburg talks Louisiana renovation

    Perrysburg talks Louisiana renovation

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:15:43 GMT
    City leaders in Perrysburg are looking at a beautification and renovation project in the downtown area.The $2.3 million proposal includes installing brick at intersections between the railroad tracks and Front street. There are also plans for landscaping down Louisiana and a round-a-bout with the Commodore Perry statue as the centerpiece, complete with fountains."I hope Commodore Perry has a place of honor. If it makes it more beautiful and popular, I'm all for it," Mary Stockwell, a frequent...
    City leaders in Perrysburg are looking at a beautification and renovation project in the downtown area.The $2.3 million proposal includes installing brick at intersections between the railroad tracks and Front street. There are also plans for landscaping down Louisiana and a round-a-bout with the Commodore Perry statue as the centerpiece, complete with fountains."I hope Commodore Perry has a place of honor. If it makes it more beautiful and popular, I'm all for it," Mary Stockwell, a frequent...
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