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Entertainment District proposed for downtown Toledo Video included

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Empty buildings and store fronts downtown could soon have new life under a Community Entertainment District.Nothing has been approved just yet, but many are excited about the idea of new growth."I'd welcome a new entertainment district," Adam Ramos, who lives in Bowling Green saidRamos likes to take trips of I-75 to visit restaurants and attractions in downtown Toledo."We mainly hang around the ball park, but we love all the restaurants around here," he said.Toledo City Council is working to ... More>>

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UT Carlson Library closed due to flooding Video included

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The Carlson Library at the University of Toledo is shut down Tuesday night due to flooding. More>>

Police to target panhandlers Video included

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Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins sent an email to Police Chief William Moton on Monday, requesting the police crack down on aggressive panhandlers.
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Former hospital employee faces charges over computer use Video included

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An alleged breach of a local hospital system's computer network has a former employee facing criminal charges. Tuesday that former Promedica employee faced a judge and then talked to the 13abc I-team about the charges. Christiane Perkins facing 17 felonies, all but one are for unauthorized use of a computer. The last one for menacing. They date back to 2010 over something the defendant calls an issue of jealously. Perkins appeared for an arraignment Tuesday, pleading not guilty to the cha... More>>

Federal Appeals Court rules ProMedica must give up St. Luke’s Hospital Video included

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  ProMedica plans to appeal the decision.

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Police: No info about “suspicious” item that closed I-75 Video included

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We have a follow-up on the "suspicious" item found along I-75 in Toledo Monday morning, prompting police to close the highway down for hours. More>>

Jeep drives in more jobs Video included

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One of the companies helping drive down the local unemployment rate is Jeep. In fact, the Toledo Assembly Complex is in the middle of adding about 1,000temporary, part time workers to the ranks. More>>

New medical simulation center at UT

It's the most radical change yet in teaching medical students, and it's almost like something out of science fiction. 13abc's Melissa Voetsch takes us on a tour of the new multi-million dollar simulation center at UT's Health Science Campus. More>>

Counselors on hand after middle school student killed in crash Video included

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Counselors are on hand at an Oregon school Tuesday after a student was killed in a car accident Monday night. Fassett Middle School student Zachery Brantley was killed in the crash. More>>

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  • Accused Toledo animal hoarder pleads not guilty

    Accused Toledo animal hoarder pleads not guilty

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:35:41 GMT
    A Toledo man charged with hoarding more than two dozen cats and dogs pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty Tuesday. Michael Suiter is accused of keeping the animals in unsafe conditions. He was released
    A Toledo man charged with hoarding more than two dozen cats and dogs pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty Tuesday.
  • Blade Briefing: ProMedica and St. Luke’s ruling

    Blade Briefing: ProMedica and St. Luke’s ruling

    Marlene Harris-Taylor of The Toledo Blade
  • University of Toledo cuts ribbon on new health care facility

    University of Toledo cuts ribbon on new health care facility

    The University of Toledo cut the ribbon on a new health care facility. The new facility teaches students to care for patients using human simulators.
    The University of Toledo cut the ribbon on a new health care facility. The new facility teaches students to care for patients using human simulators.
  • Taking MS Head-On

    Taking MS Head-On

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:02:30 GMT
    When the Reeves Northrup Memorial Bike to the Bay turns 25 this June 21st, it will be extra special for Christine Kajfasz. She has lived with MS for 29 years and will ride in the event for the first time. But this is no easy feet, not for someone with half the horsepower she wishes she could use.
    When the Reeves Northrup Memorial Bike to the Bay turns 25 this June 21st, it will be extra special for Christine Kajfasz. She has lived with MS for 29 years and will ride in the event for the first time. But this is no easy feet, not for someone with half the horsepower she wishes she could use.
  • High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

    High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:57:19 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling Tuesday that Michigan voters had the right to change their state constitution to prohibit public colleges and universities from taking account of race in admissions decisions. The justices said that a lower federal court was wrong to set aside the change as discriminatory. Justice Anthony Kennedy said voters chose to eliminate racial preferences beca...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling Tuesday that Michigan voters had the right to change their state constitution to prohibit public colleges and universities from taking account of race in admissions decisions. The justices said that a lower federal court was wrong to set aside the change as discriminatory. Justice Anthony Kennedy said voters chose to eliminate racial preferences beca...
  • Ann Arbor plans to ban smoking in public areas

    Ann Arbor plans to ban smoking in public areas

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:12:10 GMT
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Ann Arbor is moving forward with plans to curb smoking in the city. The Michigan Daily reports City Council passed an anti-smoking ordinance 9-2 Monday night to make smoking near bus stops and within 20 feet of city buildings a civil infraction. The ordinance also will prohibit smoking in certain areas of parks. Punishment could be a $25 fine or community service. Council member Christopher Taylor was among those in favor of the ordinance, saying it's "not a tremendous...
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Ann Arbor is moving forward with plans to curb smoking in the city. The Michigan Daily reports City Council passed an anti-smoking ordinance 9-2 Monday night to make smoking near bus stops and within 20 feet of city buildings a civil infraction. The ordinance also will prohibit smoking in certain areas of parks. Punishment could be a $25 fine or community service. Council member Christopher Taylor was among those in favor of the ordinance, saying it's "not a tremendous...
  • Ohio State vaccinates for mumps after outbreak

    Ohio State vaccinates for mumps after outbreak

    Ohio State University has started a campaign to vaccinate more students and employees against mumps as an outbreak continues to spread.
    Ohio State University has started a campaign to vaccinate more students and employees against mumps as an outbreak continues to spread.
  • University to move big tree for building project

    University to move big tree for building project

    Plans for a $135 million addition to the University of Michigan's business school include moving a 65-foot-tall tree that's thought to be more than 200 years old.
    Plans for a $135 million addition to the University of Michigan's business school include moving a 65-foot-tall tree that's thought to be more than 200 years old.
  • Ohioans encouraged to dispose of medications

    Ohioans encouraged to dispose of medications

    The Ohio State Board of Pharmacy is encouraging Ohioans to participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's "Drug Take-Back Day" next weekend.
    The Ohio State Board of Pharmacy is encouraging residents to participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's "Drug Take-Back Day" next weekend.
  • Toledo considers using tax dollars for wall art

    Toledo considers using tax dollars for wall art

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:37:04 GMT
     It used to be called graffiti, but now, some want the city to sanction murals on city buildings and even pay for it.
     It used to be called graffiti, but now, some want the city to sanction murals on city buildings and even pay for it.
  • Police investigate threat to Oak Harbor Middle School

    Police investigate threat to Oak Harbor Middle School

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:05:31 GMT
    Students were sent home early after a threat was made against Oak Harbor Middle School Monday. All students are safe. Police are on scene and are investigating. School athletic events have been cancelled
    Students were sent home early after a threat was made against Oak Harbor Middle School Monday.
  • Now Open: ComForcare

    Now Open: ComForcare

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:49:18 GMT
    If you're looking for help getting around your home, a new service is available for you in the Toledo area called “ComForcare.”
    If you're looking for help getting around your home, a new service is available for you in the Toledo area called “ComForcare.”
  • Local effort to protect NW Ohio land

    Local effort to protect NW Ohio land

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:43:06 GMT
    Thousands of acres here in Northwest Ohio are permanently protected thanks to the work of a grass roots organization. The Black Swamp Conservancy protects land ranging from farms to wetlands and woodlands.As of right now, the grouphas more than 100 properties in its land trust ranging from less than a quarter of an acre up to hundreds of acres.Board President Eric Kraus says they're focused now on getting even more people involved in protecting land for the generations to come,"We give lando...
    Thousands of acres here in Northwest Ohio are permanently protected thanks to the work of a grass roots organization. The Black Swamp Conservancy protects land ranging from farms to wetlands and woodlands.As of right now, the grouphas more than 100 properties in its land trust ranging from less than a quarter of an acre up to hundreds of acres.Board President Eric Kraus says they're focused now on getting even more people involved in protecting land for the generations to come,"We give lando...
  • Blade Briefing: Homestead Exemption Legislation

    Blade Briefing: Homestead Exemption Legislation

    Some city leaders are pushing legislation that would prevent seniors from losing the homestead exemption on water, sewer and trash collection fees. That was one of the topics discussed at a committee meeting Monday. Ignazio Messina of The Toledo Blade joins us to talk about the details.
  • Tight security at Glass City Marathon

    Tight security at Glass City Marathon

    In light of the Boston Marathon bombing last year, security is being heightened at this weekend's Glass City Marathon.
  • Toledo man indicted for death of ex-wife

    Toledo man indicted for death of ex-wife

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:38:10 GMT
    A grand jury has handed down a murder indictment for a Toledo man accused of strangling his ex-wife. Prosecutors say Ronald Boaston killed Brandi Gonyer-Boaston in February.
    A grand jury has handed down a murder indictment for a Toledo man accused of strangling his ex-wife. Prosecutors say Ronald Boaston killed Brandi Gonyer-Boaston in February.
  • Oak Harbor marathon runner returns to Boston 1 year after bombing

    Oak Harbor marathon runner returns to Boston 1 year after bombing

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:11:38 GMT
    Apling was in Boston at the time of the bombings last year. He witnessed the explosion just over an hour after he finished the race. He said it sounded like a cannon was being shot.
    Apling was in Boston at the time of the bombings last year. He witnessed the explosion just over an hour after he finished the race. He said it sounded like a cannon was being shot.
  • Stoway teen's story raising eyebrows

    Stoway teen's story raising eyebrows

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:37:37 GMT
    Experts are questioning the veracity of a 16-year-old boy’s story after he said he stowed away in the wheel well of a plane and survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.
    Experts are questioning the veracity of a 16-year-old boy’s story after he said he stowed away in the wheel well of a plane and survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.
  • I-75, I-280 reopen after "suspicious package" found

    I-75, I-280 reopen after "suspicious package" found

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:09:32 GMT
    A portion of I-75 was shut down for hours Monday morning after a report of a suspicious package. Toledo Police shut down I-75 Northbound and Southbound between Manhattan and Alexis road.
    A portion of I-75 was shut down for hours Monday morning after a report of a suspicious package. Toledo Police shut down I-75 Northbound and Southbound between Manhattan and Alexis road.
  • Insurance agency warns medical expenses could jump

    Insurance agency warns medical expenses could jump

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:01:17 GMT
    A Maumee insurance agency is seeing a trend of higher up front costs associated with medical care. Kevin Intagliata of The Ashley Group said because of the healthcare mandate, a lot of people have higher out of pockets now than they might have anticipated. One Toledoan said she was asked to pay more than ten times what she was expecting.
    A Maumee insurance agency is seeing a trend of higher up front costs associated with medical care. Kevin Intagliata of The Ashley Group said because of the healthcare mandate, a lot of people have higher out of pockets now than they might have anticipated. One Toledoan said she was asked to pay more than ten times what she was expecting.
  • Bus crash on US 20 injures student

    Bus crash on US 20 injures student

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:10:51 GMT
    Ohio State Highway Patrol says a driver crashed into the back of a school bus Monday morning. It happened in Williams County on US 20 shortly after 7 a.m.
    Ohio State Highway Patrol says a driver crashed into the back of a school bus Monday morning. It happened in Williams County on US 20 shortly after 7 a.m.
  • 1 of 4 waives key hearing in Detroit mob attack

    1 of 4 waives key hearing in Detroit mob attack

    Four males ages 17 to 30 are returning to court for a hearing on whether they should stand trial for the severe beating of a suburban man who accidentally struck a 10-year-old with his pickup truck on Detroit's...
    A 17-year-old charged with attempted murder in the beating of a Detroit-area motorist has waived his right to a probable cause hearing and will move his case directly to trial court.
  • Angie's List tips for an affordable wedding

    Angie's List tips for an affordable wedding

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:29:30 GMT
    The dress, the cake, the flowers, and the invitations…When you add it all up the average wedding costs almost $30,000! In today's Angie's List report, we have how to pull off your big day without breaking the bank. Brian Blume and Jill Zook will walk down the aisle and say 'I do' this November."I've been to enough weddings and seen enough of brides literally running around in their wedding dress freaking out directing traffic an hour before their wedding and I didn't want that.
    The dress, the cake, the flowers, and the invitations…When you add it all up the average wedding costs almost $30,000! In today's Angie's List report, we have how to pull off your big day without breaking the bank. Brian Blume and Jill Zook will walk down the aisle and say 'I do' this November."I've been to enough weddings and seen enough of brides literally running around in their wedding dress freaking out directing traffic an hour before their wedding and I didn't want that.
  • Wild turkey season opening in Ohio

    Wild turkey season opening in Ohio

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:28:24 GMT
    Ohio's spring season for hunting wild turkeys opens Monday with youths allowed to begin hunting the popular game bird this weekend.
    Ohio's spring season for hunting wild turkeys opens Monday with youths allowed to begin hunting the popular game bird this weekend.
  • Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

    Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:28:10 GMT
    Divers continued the grim work of recovering bodies from inside a sunken South Korean ferry as a newly released transcript showed the ship was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing.
    Divers continued the grim work of recovering bodies from inside a sunken South Korean ferry as a newly released transcript showed the ship was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing.
  • Invasive carp's DNA found in eastern Ohio river

    Invasive carp's DNA found in eastern Ohio river

    Bighead carp DNA has been discovered in eastern Ohio's Muskingum River, raising concerns the invasive fish might have found a new route to Lake Erie.
    Bighead carp DNA has been discovered in eastern Ohio's Muskingum River, raising concerns the invasive fish might have found a new route to Lake Erie.
  • Search crews come up empty handed after another day on the water

    Search crews come up empty handed after another day on the water

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:46:17 GMT
    The search resumes today for two men who disappeared on Lake Erie. Bryan Huff and Andrew Rose were out with two women on Wednesday for a fishing trip. The four were out catching fish on the lake in Carroll Township and were presumably on the way in for night, but never returned. The two women, Amy Santus and Paige Widmer, were found dead in the water nearby the partially capsized boat. According to investigators both women were wearing life jackets and died from drowning. The Ohio Depar...
    The search resumes today for two men who disappeared on Lake Erie. Bryan Huff and Andrew Rose were out with two women on Wednesday for a fishing trip. The four were out catching fish on the lake in Carroll Township and were presumably on the way in for night, but never returned. The two women, Amy Santus and Paige Widmer, were found dead in the water nearby the partially capsized boat. According to investigators both women were wearing life jackets and died from drowning. The Ohio Depar...
  • Pope Francis celebrates Easter at the Vatican

    Pope Francis celebrates Easter at the Vatican

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-04-20 16:07:49 GMT
    VATICAN CITY (AP) - Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home. Well over 150,000 tourists - Romans and pilgrims, young and old - turned out for the Mass that Francis celebrated at an altar set up under a canopy on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica. So great were their numbers that they ...
    VATICAN CITY (AP) - Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home. Well over 150,000 tourists - Romans and pilgrims, young and old - turned out for the Mass that Francis celebrated at an altar set up under a canopy on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica. So great were their numbers that they ...
  • Columbine tragedy marks 15 year anniversary

    Columbine tragedy marks 15 year anniversary

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-04-20 16:06:19 GMT
    Today marks 15 years since the shooting at Columbine High School. The tragedy happened on April 20, 1999. Two students opened fire inside of the high school, killing 12 students and one teacher before turning the gun on themselves. The town of Columbine held a memorial celebration to honor those who lost their lives 15 years ago during the rampage.
    Today marks 15 years since the shooting at Columbine High School. The tragedy happened on April 20, 1999. Two students opened fire inside of the high school, killing 12 students and one teacher before turning the gun on themselves. The town of Columbine held a memorial celebration to honor those who lost their lives 15 years ago during the rampage.
  • Man found dead in Toledo's Old South End

    Man found dead in Toledo's Old South End

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-04-20 15:58:02 GMT
    Toledo Police are trying to figure out why a man was found dead on a sidewalk. Police received a call of a person down early this morning near Western and Field. When they arrived at the scene, they found a man dead on the sidewalk. Police say the man was not carrying any identification and it's unclear how he died. An autopsy will be scheduled. If you have any information, call Toledo Police.
    Toledo Police are trying to figure out why a man was found dead on a sidewalk. Police received a call of a person down early this morning near Western and Field. When they arrived at the scene, they found a man dead on the sidewalk. Police say the man was not carrying any identification and it's unclear how he died. An autopsy will be scheduled. If you have any information, call Toledo Police.
  • Small plane crashes in Michigan field, killing 2

    Small plane crashes in Michigan field, killing 2

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:10:12 GMT
    Authorities say a small plane crashed in a Michigan farm field, killing the pilot and his passenger.
    Authorities say a small plane crashed in a Michigan farm field, killing the pilot and his passenger.
  • Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder

    Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:20:03 GMT
    A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.
    A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.
  • Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

    Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:06:04 GMT
     An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
     An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
  • Fundraiser offers support to kids of murdered woman

    Fundraiser offers support to kids of murdered woman

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:02:03 GMT
    A fundraising dinner held on Saturday was aimed at raising both money to help six kids in a tough spot and at lifting their spirits during this troubled time.
    A fundraising dinner held on Saturday was aimed at raising both money to help six kids in a tough spot and at lifting their spirits during this troubled time.
  • Snakes, alligator, rabbits & dog seized from Ohio home

    Snakes, alligator, rabbits & dog seized from Ohio home

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:54:13 GMT
    Authorities have seized two large snakes, a young alligator and other animals from a central Ohio home after neighbors complained to the local humane society.
    Authorities have seized two large snakes, a young alligator and other animals from a central Ohio home after neighbors complained to the local humane society.
  • Sleeping man injured when car crashes into bedroom

    Sleeping man injured when car crashes into bedroom

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:12:40 GMT
    A man was injured by a car inside his own bedroom on Saturday afternoon. He was sleeping in the bedroom of his apartment on Brownstone around 5:30 p.m. when a Buick crashed through the wall.
    A man was injured by a car inside his own bedroom on Saturday afternoon. He was sleeping in the bedroom of his apartment on Brownstone around 5:30 p.m. when a Buick crashed through the wall.
  • K9 officers receive bullet-proof vests

    K9 officers receive bullet-proof vests

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:51 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:51:51 GMT
    Thanks to an organization called Vested Interest, two local K9 officers will now be a little safer on the job. Ranger and Jack of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office are getting bullet-proof vests from the non-profit.
    Thanks to an organization called Vested Interest, two local K9 officers will now be a little safer on the job. Ranger and Jack of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office are getting bullet-proof vests from the non-profit.
  • EGGstravaganza offers fun for whole family

    EGGstravaganza offers fun for whole family

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:38:29 GMT
    Compelled Church held an Easter egg hunt on Saturday as part of their family EGGstravaganza. Kids hunted for more than 7,000 eggs and enjoyed activities like face painting, a bounce house and Easter-themed food.Children's Pastor Lisa Shawll said, "It looked like we had about 500 people, so it was a great day."This was the second year for the event and organizers plan to continue the tradition next year.
    Compelled Church held an Easter egg hunt on Saturday as part of their family EGGstravaganza. Kids hunted for more than 7,000 eggs and enjoyed activities like face painting, a bounce house and Easter-themed food.Children's Pastor Lisa Shawll said, "It looked like we had about 500 people, so it was a great day."This was the second year for the event and organizers plan to continue the tradition next year.
  • Local legend honored with dedication of Rossford baseball diamond

    Local legend honored with dedication of Rossford baseball diamond

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:22:09 GMT
    Local baseball legend Jerry Baumgartner was honored Saturday. The baseball diamond at Rossford Schools was rededicated in his honor. He was the high school varsity coach at Rossford from 1969 to 1993, with his teams winning more than 350 games, four district championships and 12 sectional championships.Former player Kevin Weaks said, "He really fostered a sense of family and addressed fundamentals and really made it feel like it was one big baseball family and he was like our baseball dad."Th...
    Local baseball legend Jerry Baumgartner was honored Saturday. The baseball diamond at Rossford Schools was rededicated in his honor. He was the high school varsity coach at Rossford from 1969 to 1993, with his teams winning more than 350 games, four district championships and 12 sectional championships.Former player Kevin Weaks said, "He really fostered a sense of family and addressed fundamentals and really made it feel like it was one big baseball family and he was like our baseball dad."Th...
  • 419 Day celebrated on social media

    419 Day celebrated on social media

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:14:37 GMT
    Saturday was April 19 or 4-19 and locals thought this was the perfect day to celebrate businesses in the 419 area code in person and on social media.
    Saturday was April 19 or 4-19 and locals thought this was the perfect day to celebrate businesses in the 419 area code in person and on social media.
  • Official search suspended, but friends still search for missing boaters

    Official search suspended, but friends still search for missing boaters

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:10:34 GMT
    Official searches were suspended for two missing boaters have been suspended. But that's not stopping friends and family for looking for the missing men.
    Official searches were suspended for two missing boaters have been suspended. But that's not stopping friends and family for looking for the missing men.
  • Megabus ending one Toledo route

    Megabus ending one Toledo route

    Saturday, April 19 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-04-19 21:53:53 GMT
    Megabus is ending one Toledo route. The reason, low ridership.The bus route traveling from Pittsburgh to Ann Arbor will no longer stop in Toledo. The company is known for offering rides to major cities across the country with fares as low as $1. The route that travels from Chicago to Cleveland to New york will continue to operate.
    Megabus is ending one Toledo route. The reason, low ridership.The bus route traveling from Pittsburgh to Ann Arbor will no longer stop in Toledo. The company is known for offering rides to major cities across the country with fares as low as $1. The route that travels from Chicago to Cleveland to New york will continue to operate.
  • Chrysler to build 3 new Jeep models in China

    Chrysler to build 3 new Jeep models in China

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:55:51 GMT
    Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind their competitors.
    Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind their competitors.
  • Ice Cream truck involved in multi-car accident

    Ice Cream truck involved in multi-car accident

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:50:03 GMT
    An ice cream truck was involved in a multi-car accident on Saturday afternoon in Oregon. It happened at the corner of Woodville and Drouillard. There were minor injuries and one person was transported to the hospital. Everyone is expected to be okay.
    An ice cream truck was involved in a multi-car accident on Saturday afternoon in Oregon. It happened at the corner of Woodville and Drouillard. There were minor injuries and one person was transported to the hospital. Everyone is expected to be okay.
  • Two stabbed in Fremont

    Two stabbed in Fremont

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:46:47 GMT
    Fremont police are investigating an early morning stabbing. Police were called to Howland and North Avenue where they found two people bleeding. One victim had wounds to the upper neck and torso.
    Fremont police are investigating an early morning stabbing. Police were called to Howland and North Avenue where they found two people bleeding. One victim had wounds to the upper neck and torso.
  • Columbia Gas begins massive pipeline replacement

    Columbia Gas begins massive pipeline replacement

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:38:36 GMT
    Columbia gas will start a pipeline improvement project in East Toledo this month, replacing more than 10,000 feet of natural gas pipeline.The project will affect part of Starr Avenue, Dearborn Avenue and Seaman Road. The $1.5 million dollar project replaces steel pipe with a new plastic pipe. Residents can learn more about this project at a public meeting on Monday April, 21 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Locke Branch Library.
    Columbia gas will start a pipeline improvement project in East Toledo this month, replacing more than 10,000 feet of natural gas pipeline.The project will affect part of Starr Avenue, Dearborn Avenue and Seaman Road. The $1.5 million dollar project replaces steel pipe with a new plastic pipe. Residents can learn more about this project at a public meeting on Monday April, 21 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Locke Branch Library.
  • Man charged with stabbing baby to death competent to stand trial

    Man charged with stabbing baby to death competent to stand trial

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:15:54 GMT
    A judge has ruled that a man charged with stabbing and killing an infant is competent to stand trial. Denzel Castile is accused of stabbing his cousin's 11-week-old daughter Athena Castle last May. He attacked the baby at his grandparents' home in Sandusky.He's been in a mental hospital for months after a psychologist said he did not fully understand the charges against him. The doctor now says Castile is ready to stand trial. Now the case will move forward.
    A judge has ruled that a man charged with stabbing and killing an infant is competent to stand trial. Denzel Castile is accused of stabbing his cousin's 11-week-old daughter Athena Castle last May. He attacked the baby at his grandparents' home in Sandusky.He's been in a mental hospital for months after a psychologist said he did not fully understand the charges against him. The doctor now says Castile is ready to stand trial. Now the case will move forward.
  • Road kill bill would make claiming animals simpler

    Road kill bill would make claiming animals simpler

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:02:52 GMT
    Getting a drive-through meal could take on new meaning in Michigan if legislation is approved making it easier to take home road kill.
    Getting a drive-through meal could take on new meaning in Michigan if legislation is approved making it easier to take home road kill.
  • Pediatrician seeks shorter sentence in child porn case

    Pediatrician seeks shorter sentence in child porn case

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:49:42 GMT
    An Ohio pediatric doctor who pleaded guilty to accessing child pornography is citing a troubled childhood and his own sexual abuse as a boy as he seeks a lower sentence.
    An Ohio pediatric doctor who pleaded guilty to accessing child pornography is citing a troubled childhood and his own sexual abuse as a boy as he seeks a lower sentence.
  • Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

    Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:49:13 GMT
    Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.
    Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.
  • 3 dead after motorcycle collides with dirt bike in Maybee, MI

    3 dead after motorcycle collides with dirt bike in Maybee, MI

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:54:50 GMT
    Three people are dead after dirt bike hit a motorcycle head-on. The Monroe County Sheriff's office says the crash happened around 11:30 Friday night in Maybee Michigan. A fourth person is in the hospital in serious condition.
    Three people are dead after dirt bike hit a motorcycle head-on. The Monroe County Sheriff's office says the crash happened around 11:30 Friday night in Maybee Michigan. A fourth person is in the hospital in serious condition.
  • District states case for levy to fund new school

    District states case for levy to fund new school

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:46:54 GMT
    North Central Schools Superintendent Ken Boyer says they are are in desperate need of a new high school building.
    North Central Schools Superintendent Ken Boyer says they are are in desperate need of a new high school building.
  • Waterloo Elementary in contest for $25,000 playground

    Waterloo Elementary in contest for $25,000 playground

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-04-19 14:34:23 GMT
    Students at Waterloo Elementary in Monroe, MI, are in need of a new playground, and they're hoping you can help. They're sharing a video online to generate support. Waterloo is one of 12 finalists in a contest to win a 25-thousand dollar playground. It's called "Fuel The Cause," and it's put on by Bridgestone. Waterloo is one of five elementary schools in Monroe and it has the highest poverty rate of them all, at 80%. You can vote for the playground transformation at http://www.bridgestonetir...
    Students at Waterloo Elementary in Monroe, MI, are in need of a new playground, and they're hoping you can help. They're sharing a video online to generate support. Waterloo is one of 12 finalists in a contest to win a 25-thousand dollar playground. It's called "Fuel The Cause," and it's put on by Bridgestone. Waterloo is one of five elementary schools in Monroe and it has the highest poverty rate of them all, at 80%. You can vote for the playground transformation at http://www.bridgestonetir...
  • No injuries after water rescue at Farnsworth Metropark

    No injuries after water rescue at Farnsworth Metropark

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:43:46 GMT
    Waterville crews are trying to reach passengers on a boat stuck on the Maumee River. It's happening near Farnsworth Metropark in Waterville. No one is hurt, but a family is stuck on a boat that has been
    Waterville crews safely rescued passengers who were stuck on a boat on the Maumee River Friday afternoon. It's happened near Farnsworth Metropark in Waterville.
  • Missing boater's father: "We just want to get him home"

    Missing boater's father: "We just want to get him home"

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:09:36 GMT
    We are learning more about the two remaining missing boaters on Lake Erie. Bryan Huff of Rossford is an experienced fisherman. His dad says he lived on the lake. Andrew Rose of Maumee works as a bartender
    The Ottawa County Sheriff concluded his department's search for the two remaining missing boaters on Lake Erie Friday evening.
  • Easter Sunday forecast

    Easter Sunday forecast

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:12:06 GMT
    Here is your Easter Sunday forecast. It will be a cool start with a low near 34 degrees. You may want your winter coats for sunrise service. The sun will rise at 6:47am on Easter. Once the sun comes up,
    It will be a cool start, with a warm and sunny afternoon.
  • Lima man sentenced for sex with minors

    Lima man sentenced for sex with minors

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:11:50 GMT
    A Lima man will spend up to 22 years behind bars for forcing minors to take part in sexual activity. Addison Richardson was sentenced Friday in a US district court. He pleaded guilty in January to having sexual
    A Lima man will spend up to 22 years behind bars for forcing minors to take part in sexual activity.
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  • High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

    High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:57:19 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling Tuesday that Michigan voters had the right to change their state constitution to prohibit public colleges and universities from taking account of race in admissions decisions. The justices said that a lower federal court was wrong to set aside the change as discriminatory. Justice Anthony Kennedy said voters chose to eliminate racial preferences beca...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling Tuesday that Michigan voters had the right to change their state constitution to prohibit public colleges and universities from taking account of race in admissions decisions. The justices said that a lower federal court was wrong to set aside the change as discriminatory. Justice Anthony Kennedy said voters chose to eliminate racial preferences beca...
  • Court upholds Ohio killer's death sentence again

    Court upholds Ohio killer's death sentence again

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:38:42 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who fatally shot his girlfriend three decades ago while on parole for killing his wife. The court's decision in the case of Von Clark Davis of Butler County involved the third time Davis had been sentenced to death for the 1983 shooting of Suzette Butler. The Supreme Court ruled 6-1 Tuesday to uphold Davis' death sentence after a lower court also backed the sentence. The 67-year-old Davis was first convicted o...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man who fatally shot his girlfriend three decades ago while on parole for killing his wife. The court's decision in the case of Von Clark Davis of Butler County involved the third time Davis had been sentenced to death for the 1983 shooting of Suzette Butler. The Supreme Court ruled 6-1 Tuesday to uphold Davis' death sentence after a lower court also backed the sentence. The 67-year-old Davis was first convicted o...
  • Stoway teen's story raising eyebrows

    Stoway teen's story raising eyebrows

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:37:37 GMT
    Experts are questioning the veracity of a 16-year-old boy’s story after he said he stowed away in the wheel well of a plane and survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.
    Experts are questioning the veracity of a 16-year-old boy’s story after he said he stowed away in the wheel well of a plane and survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.
  • Poll

  • Ann Arbor is moving forward with a plan to ban smoking in some public parks, near bus stops and city buildings. Are you for or against the new ordinance?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    For, the less smoking in public the better
    62%
    81 votes
    Against, people should be allowed to smoke freely outside
    38%
    50 votes
  • LocalMore>>

  • Entertainment District proposed for downtown Toledo

    Entertainment District proposed for downtown Toledo

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:08:24 GMT
    Empty buildings and store fronts downtown could soon have new life under a Community Entertainment District.Nothing has been approved just yet, but many are excited about the idea of new growth."I'd welcome a new entertainment district," Adam Ramos, who lives in Bowling Green saidRamos likes to take trips of I-75 to visit restaurants and attractions in downtown Toledo."We mainly hang around the ball park, but we love all the restaurants around here," he said.Toledo City Council is working to ...
    Empty buildings and store fronts downtown could soon have new life under a Community Entertainment District.Nothing has been approved just yet, but many are excited about the idea of new growth."I'd welcome a new entertainment district," Adam Ramos, who lives in Bowling Green saidRamos likes to take trips of I-75 to visit restaurants and attractions in downtown Toledo."We mainly hang around the ball park, but we love all the restaurants around here," he said.Toledo City Council is working to ...
  • UT Carlson Library closed due to flooding

    UT Carlson Library closed due to flooding

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:03:57 GMT
    The Carlson Library at the University of Toledo is shut down Tuesday night due to flooding.
    The Carlson Library at the University of Toledo is shut down Tuesday night due to flooding.
  • Police to target panhandlers

    Police to target panhandlers

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:56:18 GMT
    Toledo mayor D. Michael Collins (I) sent an email to police chief William Moton, Monday, requesting the police crack down on aggressive panhandlers.
    Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins sent an email to Police Chief William Moton on Monday, requesting the police crack down on aggressive panhandlers.
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