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French Ambassador visits NW Ohio Video included

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French Ambassador to the United States, Francois Delattre and Congressman Bob Latta made their way around Northwest Ohio Wednesday, as part of a cultural and diplomatic visit to the area.First Findlay, then the Glass City."We, France, are among the leading foreign investors in Ohio and especially in northwest Ohio," Ambassador Delattre said.France and Ohio have a strong partnership, one Congressman Latta calls meaningful."It's very important, not just because of our cultural ties, but our eco... More>>

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Vigil planned for 4 boaters lost on fishing trip Video included

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Friends and family are gathering to remember four people who went on a fishing trip and never returned. Amy Santus, 33, and her niece, Paige Widmer, 16, were found dead last week. Bryan Huff and Andrew Rose are still missing. Friends and family will hold a vigil at Turtle Point Marina this Friday in their honor. More>>

Rossford students get pre-prom reality check on drunk driving Video included

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Rossford High School students got a reality check about the dangers of drinking and driving three days before their prom.
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Erik Kynard wins supermarket high jump Video included

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Toledo's own Erik Kynard won a silver medal in the high jump at the 2012 Olympics, but check out the competition he just won in Iowa! More>>

Higher cemetery fees, road money considered as sources to fund pools Video included

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Toledo City Council members are looking at several ideas to raise money to pay for pools this summer. Among the ideas on the table are raising fees to play on city golf courses, raising cemetery fees for burial at city cemeteries or using road money.The Parks and Recreation Committed met on Wednesday afternoon. The 2014 budget includes a plan to open four city pools this summer: Navarre, Pickford, Roosevelt, Willys and the Savage splash pad. The money came from savings in the general fund aft... More>>

'Bachelorette' contestant Eric Hill dies in paragliding accident

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 One of the competitors on Andi Dorfman's upcoming season of "The Bachelorette" has died, his sister confirmed.Eric Hill, an adventurer who sought to visit every country in the world in less than 1,200 days, was involved in paragliding accident Sunday that left him in a coma. He died this morning."Eric shared his final journey with us this morning as all his immediate family were able to be at his side when he passed away.
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Police: drunk couple told kids to walk home alone at 3 a.m. Video included

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A Sandusky couple is facing child endangering charges. Police say Angela Jackson and Tobias Reed were drunk at an Easter Party when they told their kids to walk home at three in the morning. Jackson called police when they arrived home and no one knew where her children were. The police report says the children went home, but argued with Jackson's teenage son and decided to go to a friends' house. More>>

School resource officers train for active shooter

School resource officers train all the time to prepare for an active shooting. On Tuesday, school officers from across our area pretended a gunman ran into a school and started shooting. 13abc's Alexis Means was the only reporter there as officers took part in the training. More>>

College student allergic to exercise Video included

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UT student Catlin McComish has an unusual allergy. She's allergic to working out too hard. Catlin explains When I get to a certain level of exertion..my core body temperature obviously rises....which in turn causes a lot of mass cells to be released which in turn causes me to go into analphabetic shock."The condition put an end to her promising soccer career at UT. Trainers have tried everything to help Catlin, from having her wear a cooling vest to cool showers. Nothing worked.UT's team doct... More>>

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  • GM gives rare look inside Defiance Foundry

    GM gives rare look inside Defiance Foundry

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:43:34 GMT
    General Motors offered a rare glimpse inside its Defiance Plant on Wednesday. It's not often people have a chance to go behind the scenes at teh casting operations facility. Since 2010, GM has invested more than $200 million into the operation.The public was treated to a tour and a vehicle showcase. Employees showcased the precision sand process that is used to produce engine blocks for GM vehicles. The facility makes engine components like cylinder blocks, cylinder heads and crankshafts.
    General Motors offered a rare glimpse inside its Defiance Plant on Wednesday. It's not often people have a chance to go behind the scenes at teh casting operations facility. Since 2010, GM has invested more than $200 million into the operation.The public was treated to a tour and a vehicle showcase. Employees showcased the precision sand process that is used to produce engine blocks for GM vehicles. The facility makes engine components like cylinder blocks, cylinder heads and crankshafts.
  • Toledo Museum of Art will be full of flowers

    Toledo Museum of Art will be full of flowers

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:16:46 GMT
    The Toledo Museum of Art will be in full bloom for a special event in May.It's called "Art in Bloom." Part of the event pairs up professional florists and glassblowers to come up with a work of art for auction.Money from the four day celebration will be used to help keep art a central part of our community through art education programs and projects. The hot shop in the Glass Pavilion at the museumis a place where modern day glass masterpieces are created. Jeff Mack is the Glass Studio Man...
    The Toledo Museum of Art will be in full bloom for a special event in May.It's called "Art in Bloom." Part of the event pairs up professional florists and glassblowers to come up with a work of art for auction.Money from the four day celebration will be used to help keep art a central part of our community through art education programs and projects. The hot shop in the Glass Pavilion at the museumis a place where modern day glass masterpieces are created. Jeff Mack is the Glass Studio Man...
  • Blade Briefing- April 23 - France comes to the area

    Blade Briefing- April 23 - France comes to the area

    Blade Briefing- April 23 - France comes to the area
  • Helping students cope with death and tragedy

    Helping students cope with death and tragedy

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:18:30 GMT
    In the past week, multiple teenage students in our area have died in accidents. Now school districts are working to help students cope with the tragedies. From homework, to standardized tests, students have a lot on their plates but many of them are also dealing with death of a classmate. Yesterday, a Oregon junior high school student died in a car crash. Zachery Brantley, 14, was thrown from a car, after the driver lost control on Howard Road. In Monroe County, an 18-year-old and two oth...
    In the past week, multiple teenage students in our area have died in accidents. Now school districts are working to help students cope with the tragedies. From homework, to standardized tests, students have a lot on their plates but many of them are also dealing with death of a classmate. Yesterday, a Oregon junior high school student died in a car crash. Zachery Brantley, 14, was thrown from a car, after the driver lost control on Howard Road. In Monroe County, an 18-year-old and two oth...
  • Entertainment District proposed for downtown Toledo

    Entertainment District proposed for downtown Toledo

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:05:59 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 ...
  • Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

    Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

    A few patients who have lost their sight due to a rare disorder are regaining some vision thanks to a procedure performed at the University of Michigan.
    A few patients who have lost their sight due to a rare disorder are regaining some vision thanks to a procedure performed at the University of Michigan.
  • Ohio state park facilities to be modernized

    Ohio state park facilities to be modernized

    State officials are preparing to invest $88.5 million to upgrade and modernize trails, campgrounds and recreational facilities in Ohio's state parks over the next two years.
    State officials are preparing to invest $88.5 million to upgrade and modernize trails, campgrounds and recreational facilities in Ohio's state parks over the next two years.
  • 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.
  • Former hospital employee faces charges over computer use

    Former hospital employee faces charges over computer use

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:27:37 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Federal Appeals Court rules ProMedica must give up St. Luke’s Hospital

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

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:12:03 GMT
      ProMedica plans to appeal the decision.

      ProMedica plans to appeal the decision.

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

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

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:09:56 GMT
    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. Officers say they can't say what the package is, only that
    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.
  • Jeep drives in more jobs

    Jeep drives in more jobs

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:07:20 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 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.
  • New medical simulation center at UT

    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.
  • Blade Briefing: ProMedica and St. Luke’s ruling

    Blade Briefing: ProMedica and St. Luke’s ruling

    Marlene Harris-Taylor of The Toledo Blade
  • Counselors on hand after middle school student killed in crash

    Counselors on hand after middle school student killed in crash

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:41:20 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • 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.
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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

  • Haagen-Dazs Japan is about to debut two vegetable-based ice cream flavors ("tomato cherry" and "carrot orange"). Each carton contains about half the fat content of regular ice cream. Would you buy it?

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

    YES! It's a great way to get my veggies
    24%
    24 votes
    NO! Veggie ice cream just isn't right
    76%
    77 votes
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  • Vigil planned for 4 boaters lost on fishing trip

    Vigil planned for 4 boaters lost on fishing trip

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:11:33 GMT
    Friends and family are gathering to remember four people who went on a fishing trip and never returned. Amy Santus, 33, and her niece, Paige Widmer, 16, were found dead last week. Bryan Huff and Andrew Rose are still missing. Friends and family will hold a vigil at Turtle Point Marina this Friday in their honor.
    Friends and family are gathering to remember four people who went on a fishing trip and never returned. Amy Santus, 33, and her niece, Paige Widmer, 16, were found dead last week. Bryan Huff and Andrew Rose are still missing. Friends and family will hold a vigil at Turtle Point Marina this Friday in their honor.
  • French Ambassador visits NW Ohio

    French Ambassador visits NW Ohio

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:35:58 GMT
    French Ambassador to the United States, Francois Delattre and Congressman Bob Latta made their way around Northwest Ohio Wednesday, as part of a cultural and diplomatic visit to the area.First Findlay, then the Glass City."We, France, are among the leading foreign investors in Ohio and especially in northwest Ohio," Ambassador Delattre said.France and Ohio have a strong partnership, one Congressman Latta calls meaningful."It's very important, not just because of our cultural ties, but our eco...
    French Ambassador to the United States, Francois Delattre and Congressman Bob Latta made their way around Northwest Ohio Wednesday, as part of a cultural and diplomatic visit to the area.First Findlay, then the Glass City."We, France, are among the leading foreign investors in Ohio and especially in northwest Ohio," Ambassador Delattre said.France and Ohio have a strong partnership, one Congressman Latta calls meaningful."It's very important, not just because of our cultural ties, but our eco...
  • Rossford students get pre-prom reality check on drunk driving

    Rossford students get pre-prom reality check on drunk driving

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:01:54 GMT
    Rossford High School students got a reality check about the dangers of drinking and driving three days before their prom.
    Rossford High School students got a reality check about the dangers of drinking and driving three days before their prom.
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