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  • Amanda Bacon takes the stand

    Amanda Bacon takes the stand

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:08:50 GMT
    Emotions ran high in the courtroom as a mother, charged in the death of her infant son took the stand for the first time.Amanda Bacon is charged with murder and endangering children after her son Avery,
    Amanda Bacon takes the stand for the first time.
  • Local runners heading back to Boston for Monday’s marathon

    Local runners heading back to Boston for Monday’s marathon

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:04:55 GMT
    Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon which killed three people and injured 260 people. Dozens of runners from Northwest Ohio and Southeast
    "I'm not nervous about there being another terror attack or the possibility that there could be one," says Jay Yockey. "I don't want to live a life in fear. I still want to do what I love to do."
  • Clerk guilty of selling alcohol to teens before fatal wreck

    Clerk guilty of selling alcohol to teens before fatal wreck

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:11:40 GMT
    A Lucas County jury has found former liquor store employee Nicholas Thompson guilty of selling alcohol to underage Ottawa Hills students.  18-year-old Brian Hoeflinger, an Ottawa Hills High School senior,
    A Lucas County jury has found former liquor store employee Nicholas Thompson guilty for selling alcohol to underage Ottawa Hills students.  18-year-old Brian Hoefflinger, an Ottawa Hills High School senior, was killed after that sale in a drunk driving accident. Thompson worked at Foxx Liquor on Dorr Street.
  • Missing Tiffin man with autism found safe in Toledo

    Missing Tiffin man with autism found safe in Toledo

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:01:12 GMT
    Tiffin police are asking for the public's help finding an 18-year-old man with autism.  Police tell 13abc that Shiloh Robinson, 18, was last seen around 3:00pm Sunday.  Investigators say Robinson left
    Tiffin police say an 18-year-old man with autism whose mother reported him missing on Sunday has been found.
  • Families recovering after massive Toledo fire

    Families recovering after massive Toledo fire

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:06:21 GMT
    The investigation continues into a massive Toledo apartment fire as the victims work to rebuild their lives with the help of the American Red Cross. As you can imagine it is extremely hard for many of
    The investigation continues into a massive Toledo apartment fire as the victims work to rebuild their lives with the help of the American Red Cross. As you can imagine it is extremely hard for many of them to talk about what they lost that day. But they're truly grateful for what was saved and many say they are amazed by the people and organizations working to help.
  • Now Open: Paint Your Place

    Now Open: Paint Your Place

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:49:23 GMT
    A local business hopes to make your life colorful one brush stroke at a time! Paint Your Place is located on Holland-Sylvania and Hill.  The business offers painting workshops for families and birthday
    A local business hopes to make your life colorful one brush stroke at a time! Paint Your Place is located on Holland-Sylvania and Hill.
  • Icy roads and snow lead to wrecks

    Icy roads and snow lead to wrecks

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:10:11 GMT
    We talked about accumulating snow for more than a week leading up to last night but that didn't make the bitter pill any easier to swallow.  Rain's transition into snow led to icy conditions, as you likely
    Many areas pick up 2"+ of snow overnight.
  • Voters urged to support Issue One

    Voters urged to support Issue One

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:09:11 GMT
    Roads and bridges in northwest Ohio need fixing and that takes money. So a line up of local leaders is urging support of a bonding issue up for vote in May as the way to get that work done. It's called
    Lucas County commissioners approved a resolution supporting Issue One which will make nearly $2 Billion dollars in road repair money available to Ohio community over the next 10 years.
  • Toledo Highway Patrol Post investigates fatal traffic crash

    Toledo Highway Patrol Post investigates fatal traffic crash

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:32:10 GMT
    The Toledo Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on State Route 2 near mile post 4. On Tuesday April 15, 2014, at approximately 7:23 AM, a 2008 Ford F-350
    The Toledo Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on State Route 2 near mile post 4.
  • Ohio EPA says no sediment dumping in Lake Erie

    Ohio EPA says no sediment dumping in Lake Erie

    Ohio environmental officials have approved the dredging of Cleveland Harbor and the Cuyahoga (KY-uh-HOH'-guh) River - but the sediment can't be dumped in Lake Erie.
    Ohio environmental officials have approved the dredging of Cleveland Harbor and the Cuyahoga River - but the sediment can't be dumped in Lake Erie.
  • TPS and YMCA strike a deal

    TPS and YMCA strike a deal

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:47:59 GMT
    After much discussion and debate, Toledo Public Schools is ready to take ownership of the Summit YMCA.Monday the school board sealed the deal, passing a resolution to buy the property."The vision that
    TPS and the YMCA strike a deal on the purchase of the Summit location.
  • Former Ottawa Hills student testifies liquor store clerk did not ask for ID

    Former Ottawa Hills student testifies liquor store clerk did not ask for ID

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:07:26 GMT
    The trial began on Monday of the former liquor store employee linked to the death of Ottawa Hills teenager Brian Hoeflinger. The 18-year-old died in a drunk driving accident last year. 13abc's Christine
    The trial began on Monday of the former liquor store employee linked to the death of Ottawa Hills teenager Brian Hoeflinger. 
  • Governor Snyder unveils statewide plan in Dundee

    Governor Snyder unveils statewide plan in Dundee

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:42:01 GMT
    Every year hundreds of millions worth of recyclable materials in Michigan end up in landfills. Governor Rick Snyder has a plan to change that and he talked about it in Monroe County on Monday. Within two
    Every year hundreds of millions worth of recyclable materials in Michigan end up in landfills. Governor Rick Snyder has a plan to change that and he talked about it in Monroe County on Monday.
  • Could Habitat help with Toledo blighted homes?

    Could Habitat help with Toledo blighted homes?

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:40:35 GMT
    The 13abc I-Team staying on top of its recent report on homes in the city of Toledo paid for with tax payer money and are now vacant.  Many of them have been demolished and now an empty piece of land.
    Habitat for Humanity officials were asked Monday if they could help the city of Toledo with its vacant home population.
  • Toledo mom's interrogation tape shown in court

    Toledo mom's interrogation tape shown in court

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:33:35 GMT
    A Toledo mother accused of hitting her child's head on a hard surface told detectives over and over she didn't hurt her son. The tape of officers questioning Amanda Bacon was played in court today.  Amanda
    A Toledo mother accused of hitting her child's head on a hard surface told detectives over and over she didn't hurt her son. The tape of officers questioning Amanda Bacon was played in court today.
  • Now Open: Luxe Laser Center

    Now Open: Luxe Laser Center

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:49:59 GMT
    A new business focusing on veins and skin rejuvenation is opening its doors in Maumee. Luxe Laser Vein and Body Center in Maumee held a ribbon-cutting Monday. The center says it offers safe laser treatments
    A new business focusing on veins and skin rejuvenation is opening its doors in Maumee. Luxe Laser Vein and Body Center in Maumee held a ribbon-cutting Monday.
  • Lunar eclipse likely obscured

    Lunar eclipse likely obscured

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:36:29 GMT
    As meteorologists, we're often getting questions about space.  Our science gets its name from the "meteors" falling from clouds, like rain or hail.  While some think our heads are in the clouds, we turned
    Tonight's clouds and snow will make lunar eclipse tough to see.
  • Effort to decriminalize pot in Toledo

    Effort to decriminalize pot in Toledo

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:33:17 GMT
    Toledo could be the test case for legal marijuana in Ohio. The group Northwest Ohio NORML will soon circulate a petition in order to get the measure on the November ballot. The group wants to decriminalize
    The Northwest Ohio chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) will circulate a petition to get a measure on the November ballot to decriminalize pot in the City of Toledo.
  • TPD looking for suspect in weekend murder

    TPD looking for suspect in weekend murder

    A Toledo man was found dead on a sidewalk over the weekend, and now police need your help finding the killer.
  • UT Trustees approve campus smoking ban

    UT Trustees approve campus smoking ban

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:12:32 GMT
    Smokers will have to find a new place to light up in the months ahead. The University of Toledo is banning smoking and tobacco products on campus. The ban does not go in effect immediately, school leaders
    Smokers will have to find a new place to light up in the months ahead. The University of Toledo is banning smoking and tobacco products on campus. The ban does not go into effect immediately. School leaders say there will be a grace period so that the message can get out to all of the students.
  • Strong winds likely culprit for area power outages

    Strong winds likely culprit for area power outages

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:15:09 GMT
    Customers are out of power just north of the state line in Michigan. According to Consumer's Energy there are over one-thousand homes without power in Temperance. In addition about 200 customers are without
    High winds Monday morning took a toll on a number of trees and power lines. It's been so windy, the Ohio Turnpike had to issue a ban on high-profile vehicles.
  • Judge to Ohio: Recognize out-of-state gay marriage

    Judge to Ohio: Recognize out-of-state gay marriage

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:33:01 GMT
    CINCINNATI (AP) - A federal judge has ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of gay couples performed in other states. Judge Timothy Black's ruling on Monday criticized the state's "ongoing
    A federal judge has ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of gay couples performed in other states.
  • Teen shot at Weiler Homes

    Teen shot at Weiler Homes

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-14 03:10:35 GMT
    Police are responding to the scene of what they call a gang-related shooting at the Weiler Homes in Toledo.At least one person was shot.
    Toledo Police say a 15-year-old was shot at the Weiler Homes in Toledo on Sunday night.
  • Woman hit by car while walking dog dies

    Woman hit by car while walking dog dies

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-04-14 02:56:52 GMT
    A Swanton woman is dead after being hit by a car while walking her dog.  Haylee Brandt, 30, was walking her car around 8:30 Wednesday night on North Main Street near Valleywoods Drives when she was hit
    A Swanton woman is dead after being hit by a car while walking her dog.
  • Spring fades to snow late Monday

    Spring fades to snow late Monday

    Sunday, April 13 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-04-14 01:44:39 GMT
    The next 36 hours will be one wild ride when it comes to our weather. Temperatures have been in the middle 70s all afternoon Sunday. Temperatures will stay very warm overnight Sunday and we will have an
    Snow accumulations possible.
  • Disabled hockey players take on BGSU Falcons

    Disabled hockey players take on BGSU Falcons

    Sunday, April 13 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-04-13 23:52:03 GMT
    The Bowling Green State University are used to playing hockey, but they were a little out of their element on Sunday playing sled hockey against disabled athletes as part of a fundraiser for the Adaptive
    The Bowling Green State University Falcons are used to playing hockey, but they were a little out of their element on Sunday playing sled hockey against disabled athletes as part of a fundraiser for the Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio.
  • Barely 1lb at birth, 5-yr-old Ava now helping others survive

    Barely 1lb at birth, 5-yr-old Ava now helping others survive

    Sunday, April 13 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-13 23:03:13 GMT
    Looking at 5-year-old Ava Hopings today, you would never know this energetic child almost didn't make it. She was born 13 weeks early, weighing just over a pound and survived a severe brain hemorrhage
    Looking at 5-year-old Ava Hopings today, you would never know this energetic child almost didn't make it. She was born 13 weeks early, weighing just over a pound and survived a severe brain hemorrhage that doctors feared could permanently disable her.
  • Baby in ICU after 4-yr-old brother accidentally sets crib blanket on fire

    Baby in ICU after 4-yr-old brother accidentally sets crib blanket on fire

    Sunday, April 13 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-04-13 18:31:20 GMT
    A baby is in intensive care this morning after Monroe Police say her 4-year old brother accidentally set a crib blanket on fire. According to the Monroe Evening News, the incident happened Friday inside
    A baby is in intensive care  her 4-year old brother accidentally set a crib blanket on fire.
  • PRO Home and Garden show ends Sunday

    PRO Home and Garden show ends Sunday

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-04-13 15:23:56 GMT
    Sunday, April 13, is your last chance to check out the PRO Home and Garden show. Dozens of vendors will be on hand giving you remodeling tips, inspiration for projects and the tools to have professionals
    Sunday, April 13, is your last chance to check out the PRO Home and Garden show. Dozens of vendors will be on hand giving you remodeling tips, inspiration for projects and the tools to have professionals finish the job if needed. The show runs Sunday from 11am-4pm at the Seagate Centre in downtown Toledo.
  • Family of man killed outside bar asks public for help

    Family of man killed outside bar asks public for help

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:42:00 GMT
    Toledo police are investigating an alleged assault. It happened around 3 a.m. Saturday morning outside of Malibu's bar on W. Alexis Road. Investigators are not releasing much information. At least one
    Toledo police are investigating a homicide after 27-year old Robert Turner Jr. was found beaten to death outside Malibu's Bar on W. Alexis Road. The family is looking for justice.
  • 2-alarm fire rips through Secor Terrace apartments

    2-alarm fire rips through Secor Terrace apartments

    Saturday, April 12 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-04-13 00:58:50 GMT
    We are following breaking news, Toledo Fire Fighters are on the scene of an apartment fire. Investigators say the fire started just before 5am at the Secor Terrace apartments in the 4900 block of Secor
    A stubborn apartment fire kept crews busy in west Toledo this morning. Investigators say the fire started just before 5am at the Secor Terrace apartments in the 4900 block of Secor Road near Laskey.
  • Families clash at courthouse

    Families clash at courthouse

    Saturday, April 12 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-04-13 00:25:58 GMT
    Tempers flared outside the courthouse after Ronald Boaston faced a judge. Ronald Boaston's sister says she was upset when she interrupted an interview with the sister of murder victim Brandi Goyner-Boaston.
    Tempers flared outside the courthouse after Ronald Boaston faced a judge. Ronald Boaston's sister says she was upset when she interrupted an interview with the sister of murder victim Brandi Gonyer-Boaston.
  • Wild weather changes on the way

    Wild weather changes on the way

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-04-12 23:16:51 GMT
    Enjoy it while it lasts! It has been 6 months since we have had this much nice weather in a row, but this is how it ends. A cold front will move in on Monday. Temperatures will start in the low to mid
    Rain to snow possible next week.
  • Ohio schools to get internet cafe computers

    Ohio schools to get internet cafe computers

    Saturday, April 12 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-04-12 18:53:23 GMT
    Cleveland schools are slated to receive hundreds of computers that authorities seized from Internet cafes where they were used for slot machine or poker games.    The Plain Dealer (http://bit.ly/1lOk8lz
    Internet cafe computers seized for being used as slot machines will be sent to Cleveland schools.
  • Four Michigan lawmakers leaving office

    Four Michigan lawmakers leaving office

    Saturday, April 12 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-04-12 18:43:50 GMT
    Four Michigan lawmakers are exiting the U.S. House in January, leaving their congressional seats with wide open races after years of stability.    Democratic Rep. John Dingell, and Republican Reps. Mike
    Four Michigan lawmakers are leaving the US House of Representatives at the end of this term.
  • E-waste recycling event Saturday at The Andersons

    E-waste recycling event Saturday at The Andersons

    Saturday, April 12 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-04-12 11:40:08 GMT
    Today The Andersons is hosting an e-waste event.Today you can drop off old cell phones, radios, VCR's and DVD players, computers and other electronics.The e-waste recycling event runs Saturday April 12,
    Today The Andersons is hosting an e-waste event.Today you can drop off old cell phones, radios, VCR's and DVD players.The e-waste recycling event runs Saturday April 12, from 9am to 3pm at The Andersons in Maumee.The recycling is free of charge but a 5 dollar donation is suggested.
  • Humane Society seizes 25 pets from Toledo home

    Humane Society seizes 25 pets from Toledo home

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:49:15 GMT
    The Toledo Area Humane Society has seized 25 pets from a home in the 2200 block of Portsmouth Avenue in Toledo. Rescued from the home were 19 dogs, mostly lab mixes, as well as 6 cats. Three of the cats
    The Toledo Area Humane Society has seized 25 pets from a home in the 2200 block of Portsmouth Avenue in Toledo.
  • Shark Tank star offers advice to students

    Shark Tank star offers advice to students

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:39:25 GMT
    One of the stars of ABC's Shark Tank took to the stage at BGSU on Friday. Daymond John gives brutal truth to aspiring entrepreneurs every week on Shark Tank. He made his money designing the FUBU clothing
    One of the stars of ABC's Shark Tank took to the stage at BGSU on Friday.
  • West Toledoans complain of a wave in break-ins

    West Toledoans complain of a wave in break-ins

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:27:38 GMT
    Some home and business owners in one West Toledo neighborhood say they're seeing a wave of break-ins. They hope this month's re-opening of the Northwest District Police Station on Sylvania Avenue will
    Some home and business owners in one West Toledo neighborhood say they're seeing a wave of break-ins.
  • Biggest tax code change in 20 years

    Biggest tax code change in 20 years

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:01:20 GMT
    Procrastination alert! As you know, April 15th is right around the corner so you only have a few days left to settle up with Uncle Sam. There are some big changes to the tax code you may need to know about
    Procrastination alert! As you know, April 15th is right around the corner so you only have a few days left to settle up with Uncle Sam. There are some big changes to the tax code you may need to know about before you file and as you know missing that deadline is costly.
  • Walleye finally running after long winter

    Walleye finally running after long winter

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:54:29 GMT
    It's the weather every angler hopes for and now the Walleye are running at their peak. Cold weather and flooding delayed the season, but fisherman like Mike Mccullough say the fish have finally arrived."This
    It's the weather every angler hopes for and now the Walleye are running at their peak.
  • Coroner says Baby Avery suffered "catastrophic" impact

    Coroner says Baby Avery suffered "catastrophic" impact

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:38:41 GMT
    The trial of Amanda Bacon continued on Friday. She's accused of bashing her 5-month-old son's head on a hard surface in December of 2012 causing injuries that lead to his death. The prosecution presented
    The trial of Amanda Bacon continued on Friday. She's accused of bashing her 5-month-old son's head on a hard surface in December of 2012 causing injuries that lead to his death.
  • Wrong-way driver slams into downtown Toledo building

    Wrong-way driver slams into downtown Toledo building

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:09:38 GMT
    Toledo fire dispatchers say a wrong-way driver slammed into a building in downtown Toledo early this morning.Officials say the truck was going the wrong way on Monroe when the driver hit three cars and
    Toledo fire dispatchers say a wrong-way driver slammed into a building in downtown Toledo early this morning.
  • Ohio regulators link seismic activity to fracking

    Ohio regulators link seismic activity to fracking

    State regulators for the first time have linked earthquake activity in eastern Ohio to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing unsuccessfully for a drilling ban.
    State regulators for the first time have linked earthquake activity in eastern Ohio to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing unsuccessfully for a drilling ban.
  • Fort Hood victim remembered by son's elementary school

    Fort Hood victim remembered by son's elementary school

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:57:40 GMT
    A victim of the recent tragedy at Fort Hood is being remembered by his young son's school. Staff Sergeant Carlos Lazaney-Rodriguez died in last week's shooting spree, his son Alex is a third-grader at
    A victim of the recent tragedy at Fort Hood is being remembered by his young son's school.
  • Trooper indicted for watching porn with boy

    Trooper indicted for watching porn with boy

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:51:13 GMT
    An Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper has been indicted for showing porn to a pre-teen.Ricky Vitte is accused of masturbating with a pre-teen boy while the pair watched pornography. Officials dropped the
    An Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper has been indicted for showing porn to a pre-teen.
  • Black bears expanding south toward Michigan/Ohio border

    Black bears expanding south toward Michigan/Ohio border

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:43:47 GMT
    Black bears are native to the viewing area, but the animals have been non-existent for the past century. Now the black bear is making a come back in both Ohio and southern Michigan. The health of the smallest
    Ohio's bear population is making a come back in the southeast part of the state as well.
  • Mom's roommate says she fatally injured baby son

    Mom's roommate says she fatally injured baby son

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:42:02 GMT
    Amanda Bacon's roommate, the man she allegedly traded sexual favors for rent, took the stand to say she was the one who fatally injured her young son.Framl Jones testified that he walked into the apartment
    Amanda Bacon's roommate, the man she allegedly traded sexual favors for rent, took the stand to say she was the one who fatally injured her young son.
  • Arrest made in death of woman found in Fulton Co. field

    Arrest made in death of woman found in Fulton Co. field

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:38:06 GMT
    An arrest has been made in the February murder of Brandi Gonyer-Boaston.  According to documents filed in Toledo Municipal Court, police have charged her ex-husband Ronald Boaston.
    An arrest has been made in the February murder of Brandi Gonyer-Boaston.  According to documents filed in Toledo Municipal Court, police have charged her ex-husband Ronald Boaston with her strangulation and death.  Gonyer-Boaston's body was found in a car, in a Fulton County field
  • Sylvania police investigate report of rape at Flower Hospital

    Sylvania police investigate report of rape at Flower Hospital

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:36:16 GMT
    Sylvania police are investigating an alleged rape at Promedica Flower Hospital. According to police documents, a suspect forced sexual conduct with the female victim without her consent at the hospital
    According to police documents, a suspect forced sexual conduct with the female victim without her consent at the hospital Tuesday or Wednesday of last week.
  • Cuts coming to Owens Community College

    Cuts coming to Owens Community College

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:32:38 GMT
    Declining enrollment is forcing Owens Community College to eliminate some of its programs, but school leaders say that can actually be a good thing. Among the programs on the chopping block, Cancer Information
    Declining enrollment is forcing Owens Community College to eliminate some of its programs, but school leaders say that can actually be a good thing.
  • It matters where you make it

    It matters where you make it

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:22:35 GMT
    It matters where you make it. That's the slogan the Toledo Region Branding Imitative has in mind for Northwest Ohio. They want it on everything from buttons to pencils to billboards. Jeff Schaffe from
    It matters where you make it. That's the slogan the Toledo Region Branding Imitative has in mind for Northwest Ohio.
  • Rare exhibit takes flight in Toledo

    Rare exhibit takes flight in Toledo

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:55:07 GMT
    In a matter of weeks people from all over the world will flock to Northwest Ohio to see hundreds of migratory birds making their way through our region. There's an exhibit aimed at getting some of the
    In a matter of weeks people from all over the world will flock to Northwest Ohio to see hundreds of migratory birds making their way through our region. There's an exhibit aimed at getting some of the "birders" to make the trip to our world famous Toledo Museum of Art.
  • Diabetes Eye Surgery

    Diabetes Eye Surgery

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:51:44 GMT
    Diabetic Retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in the world. It's where the blood vessels around the retina are weakened by the blood sugar swings, and they rupture and bleed. There's a new
    A new eye surgery can help save the sight of those suffering from diabetes.
  • Reporting of drug-addicted babies to be Ohio law

    Reporting of drug-addicted babies to be Ohio law

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:31:53 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's governor has signed a bill requiring hospital maternity units and newborn care nurseries to report the number of babies born addicted to drugs.    The measure was among 13
    Ohio's governor has signed a bill requiring hospital maternity units and newborn care nurseries to report the number of babies born addicted to drugs.
  • Local effort to help women battling cancer

    Local effort to help women battling cancer

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:25:40 GMT
    Friends and family of a local woman who lost her fight against breast cancer are hoping you can help them help others who are battling the disease. Sandy Kelly Irving died of breast cancer last year. She
    Friends and family of a local woman who lost her fight against breast cancer are hoping you can help them help others who are battling the disease.
  • Dawn Brancheau and SeaWorld: Dream Big

    Dawn Brancheau and SeaWorld: Dream Big

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:24:38 GMT
    For the first time, the head of The Dawn Brancheau Foundation is speaking to a local news organization, 13abc, about the foundation she manages from her home in the Toledo area.
    For the first time, the head of The Dawn Brancheau Foundation is speaking to a local news organization, 13abc, about the foundation she manages from her home in the Toledo area.
  • Perrysburg police search for bank robbery suspect

    Perrysburg police search for bank robbery suspect

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:09:31 GMT
    Perrysburg police are searching for a suspect after a bank robbery.It happened around 1:40 Wednesday afternoon at the State Bank & Trust on E. South Boundary.Authorities did not have a description of the
    Perrysburg police are searching for a suspect after a bank robbery.It happened around 1:40 Wednesday afternoon at the State Bank & Trust on E. South Boundary.Authorities did not have a description of the
  • Capsized kayakers rescued near Waterville bridge

    Capsized kayakers rescued near Waterville bridge

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:18:01 GMT
    Crews are on the scene of a water rescue near the Waterville bridge.  Officers on the scene say a kayak capsized on the Maumee River.  Two kayakers are safe.  Authorities say the man and woman may have
    Emergency crews pulled three kayakers from the Maumee River Wednesday afternoon after their kayaks capsized. Then one of the rescue boats overturned while trying to get to the victims. It happened in the Maumee River near the Waterville Bridge.
  • Native American skeletal remains found on island in Maumee River

    Native American skeletal remains found on island in Maumee River

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-04-10 00:15:14 GMT
    MetroParks police confirm fisherman have found skeletal remains at Audubon Islands Nature Preserve in the Maumee River.  The island lies between Maumee and Perrysburg.A MetroParks spokesperson says the
    MetroParks police confirm fisherman have found skeletal remains at Audubon Islands Nature Preserve in the Maumee River.  The island lies between Maumee and Perrysburg.A MetroParks spokesperson says the
  • Trial of mother accused in baby’s death underway

    Trial of mother accused in baby’s death underway

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:46:19 GMT
    Jurors were shown a dramatic demonstration Wednesday of how a Toledo mother allegedly abused her infant son who later died of his injuries. Amanda Bacon is charged with murder. The prosecutor says the
    Jurors were shown a dramatic demonstration Wednesday of how a Toledo mother allegedly abused her infant son who later died of his injuries.
  • Lucas Co. BOE faces tough questions from the state

    Lucas Co. BOE faces tough questions from the state

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:42:17 GMT
    For more than 7 hours Wednesday, the Lucas County Board of Elections was on the hot seat.  Staff and board members answering questions from a state committee trying to make sure the organization works better
    For more than 7 hours Wednesday, the Lucas County Board of Elections was on the hot seat.  Staff and board members were answering questions from a state committee trying to make sure the organization works better and most importantly holds fair and accurate elections.
  • More new hires coming on line at Toledo Jeep

    More new hires coming on line at Toledo Jeep

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:35:45 GMT
    In the last five years nearly 2,000 full time people have been hired at the Toledo Assembly Complex. Chrysler is now in the process of bringing on nearly 1,000 part time workers. Those part time workers
    In the last five years nearly 2,000 full time people have been hired at the Toledo Assembly Complex. Chrysler is now in the process of bringing on nearly 1,000 part time workers. Those part time workers will help give the full time employees a break from overtime.
  • Spring Sweeps makes fresh debut

    Spring Sweeps makes fresh debut

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:14:08 GMT
    "It's to change a culture in a city where there's pride in the neighborhoods."As the third Spring Sweeps kicked off, Mayor Collins compared today's gorgeous weather to his new goal for the project: a bright
    Mayor Collins announces his version of Toledo's Spring Sweeps.
  • Father recovering after vicious knockout punch

    Father recovering after vicious knockout punch

    A Findlay man is still recovering after he was knocked unconscious and had a stroke.
  • Rib-Off to Rock the End of Summer

    Rib-Off to Rock the End of Summer

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:06:53 GMT
    PRESS RELEASE: Rib-Off closes out the summer of its 31st year with mouth-watering BBQ alongside top rock ‘n rollers with performances by War and Ted Nugent.(Toledo, Ohio April 7, 2014) The air at the Lucas
    Rib-Off closes out the summer of its 31st year with mouth-watering BBQ alongside top rock ‘n rollers with performances by War and Ted Nugent.
  • Warmest day of the year

    Warmest day of the year

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:51:47 GMT
    Tomorrow will be the warmest day of the year as temperatures make a run at the 70° mark. If you can't enjoy tomorrow you have 3 more days before it cools down again. Highs will be between 60 and 70° Thursday,
    Highs will top 60° for 4 days in a row.
  • UpTown Green park project construction to resume

    UpTown Green park project construction to resume

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:34:48 GMT
    The effort to bring the first sustainable urban park to Toledo takes another step forward. Toledo City Council on Tuesday voted to enter into a development agreement with Mercy College and the UpTown
    Toledo's first sustainable urban park is expected to open by the end of July.
  • $20 million gift to benefit BGSU men's basketball team

    $20 million gift to benefit BGSU men's basketball team

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:33:11 GMT
    FINDLAY, O. – The generosity of Findlay native William Frack continues to grow. The value of his gift to the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation, benefiting the Bowling Green State University men's
    FINDLAY, O. – The generosity of Findlay native William Frack continues to grow. The value of his gift to the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation, benefiting the Bowling Green State University men's
  • Uptown Green park expected to open by end of July

    Uptown Green park expected to open by end of July

    The effort to bring the first sustainable urban park to Toledo takes another step forward. 13abc's Christine Long reports business owners in the Uptown District are eager to see a vacant lot go green.
  • Lucas County Grand Jury indicts suspect in 1976 cold case murder

    Lucas County Grand Jury indicts suspect in 1976 cold case murder

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:56:14 GMT
    Late Tuesday afternoon, the Lucas County Grand Jury indicted Martin Woods, 57, on one count of murder in the 1976 killing of Rebecca Gerst, 20.  According to Toledo Police, Gerst was found murdered at
    Late Tuesday afternoon, the Lucas County Grand Jury indicted Martin Woods, 57, on one count of murder in the 1976 killing of Rebecca Gerst, 20. 
  • Now Open: Bow Factory

    Now Open: Bow Factory

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:49:29 GMT
    If your daughter likes pretty bows in her hair, there's a new place to go for hair accessories. The Bow Factory is located on Holloway Road in Holland and offers customized bows, headbands and even tutus for
    If your daughter likes pretty bows in her hair, there's a new place to go for hair accessories.
  • Allergy season busy, but weeks delayed

    Allergy season busy, but weeks delayed

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:36:44 GMT
    It's pollen season, or at least that's what the calendar and spring sunshine would make you think.  Doctor Jeff Ford of Toledo hospital says May is peak time for seasonal allergies but there's also a late-summer
    Allergens several weeks delayed but bothering some
  • Business is good for local home construction firms

    Business is good for local home construction firms

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:21:41 GMT
    The long winter was obviously hard on most of us. One of the many things the cold and snow made it tough to do is dig holes for new homes. However with the improving weather, crews are able to get back
    The long winter was obviously hard on most of us. One of the many things the cold and snow made it tough to do is dig holes for new homes. However with the improving weather, crews are able to get back outside and many local home construction companies are seeing a boost in sales.
  • As water recede, fish bite

    As water recede, fish bite

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:09:03 GMT
    Floodwater from the Maumee continues to cloud all of western Lake Erie.  It's not the prettiest sight, but for some, the murky water means new business. "When you get a push of warm water, and the water
    Minor flooding still a possibility this week as walleye continue their run up the Maumee
  • STRIVE 5K walk and run

    STRIVE 5K walk and run

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-04-08 20:37:52 GMT
    Toledo's strive program will hold it's first annual 5k walk and run in memory  of domestic violence victim Jordan Jones Harris.  The STRIVE program helps youth and adults get their diplomas.   They will
    The STRIVE program will hold a 5K walk and run Saturday May 17th at Ottawa Park Shelter in memory of murder victim Jordan Jones-Harris. She's a former student of the program. Police say she was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend. All proceeds will to support the summer tutoring program. 
  • Ramp from I 475 WB to US 23 SB reopened after morning semi rollover

    Ramp from I 475 WB to US 23 SB reopened after morning rollover

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-04-08 19:58:10 GMT
    A semi that has rolled over on the ramp from WB I-475 to SB US 23 is causing big delays in Sylvania TWP and the City of Sylvania. Drivers on WB I-475 are being detoured onto NB 23. This is causing big
    A semi that has rolled over on the ramp from WB I-475 to SB US 23 is causing big delays in Sylvania Twp.
  • Man dies in Monroe Twp. car fire

    Man dies in Monroe Twp. car fire

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-08 18:42:41 GMT
    One person is dead after a car fire early this morning in Monroe County. It happened on Telegraph Road just south of Albain in Monroe Township.     the sheriff's department says two people drove up on
    One person is dead after a car fire early this morning in Monroe County. It happened on Telegraph Road just south of Albain in Monroe Township.
  • Woman gets 15 years for setting deadly Springfield Twp. fire

    Woman gets 15 years for setting deadly Springfield Twp. fire

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-04-08 18:40:29 GMT
    The woman accused of starting a deadly fire at Hidden Cedars apartment complex has pleaded guilty. Kenya McGhee is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of aggravated arson
    The woman accused of starting a deadly fire at Hidden Cedars apartment complex has pleaded guilty.
  • BOE meets with Sec. of State reps tomorrow

    BOE meets with Sec. of State reps tomorrow

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-04-08 18:24:25 GMT
    The Lucas County Board of Elections is still under scrutiny by the Ohio Secretary of State's office. Secretary Jon Husted (R)  wants to make sure the BOE is ready for the May 6th primary. Intervention
    The Secretary of State has created a Transparency Committee to monitor operations at the Lucas County Board of Elections and will meet with board members at a special meeting Wednesday at 10am.
  • Obama awards TPS $3.8 million for career-driven program

    Obama awards TPS $3.8 million for career-driven program

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-04-08 16:17:51 GMT
    Millions of federal dollars are headed to Toledo to help TPS students gain work experience in high-demand careers. TPS is one of 24 winners of the Obama Administration's Youth CareerConnect grants. TPS
    The winners proposed partnerships with employers and colleges to push students to high demand fields.
  • Traffic camera arguments set in Ohio

    Traffic camera arguments set in Ohio

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-04-08 15:05:22 GMT
    CINCINNATI (AP) - The Ohio Supreme Court plans to hear arguments in two months on the use of traffic cameras.    The justices set June 11 for oral arguments in a motorist's challenge of a red-light citation
    The Ohio Supreme Court plans to hear arguments in two months on the use of traffic cameras.
  • Storks hatch at Toledo Zoo

    Storks hatch at Toledo Zoo

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-04-08 13:10:04 GMT
    The Toledo Zoo is welcoming the newest set of babies. Two saddle-billed stork chicks hatched just before Spring at the zoo. The chicks are growing off-exhibit in the Zoo's Avian Breeding Center. These
    The Toledo Zoo is welcoming the newest set of babies. Two saddle-billed stork chicks hatched just before Spring at the zoo. The chicks are growing off-exhibit in the Zoo's Avian Breeding Center. These chicks are the Toledo Zoo's first saddle-billed storks in six years.
  • Company considers drilling west of Ann Arbor

    Company considers drilling west of Ann Arbor

    A Traverse City-based company is moving forward with plans to possibly drill for oil or natural gas in an area west of Ann Arbor.
    A company is moving forward with plans to possibly drill for oil or natural gas in an area west of Ann Arbor.
  • SR-2 reopens near Port Clinton after downed power lines

    SR-2 reopens near Port Clinton after downed power lines

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-07 22:31:47 GMT
    Crews are working to repair downed power lines that are blocking a major road in Ottawa County. An Ohio Edison spokesperson tells 13abc construction equipment knocked down primary lines across State Route
    Crews are working to repair downed power lines that are blocking a major road in Ottawa County. Port Clinton police say eastbound SR-2 is shut down between 163 and 53.
  • GM announcement about Toledo built product

    GM announcement about Toledo built product

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-07 22:19:32 GMT
    Powertrain is gearing up to build an all new transmission and GM has just announced the Toledo built product will be going into another vehicle. The new 8 speed line has already meant hundreds of millions
    Powertrain is gearing up to build an all new transmission and GM has just announced the Toledo built product will be going into another vehicle. The new 8 speed line has already meant hundreds of millions in investment in Toledo as well as more than 100 new jobs.
  • Enrollees worry about cost of Affordable Care plans

    Enrollees worry about cost of Affordable Care plans

    The dust is settling after the last minute sign-ups to the Affordable Care Act. Now many people are starting to notice the high deductible they face with the basic care plans. 13abc's Melissa Voetsch has the story.
  • Loss of JEDZ could be costly

    Loss of JEDZ could be costly

    Monday, April 7 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-04-07 21:33:54 GMT
    Toledo's economic development director will lobby lawmakers, Tuesday, to make a change to a bill that could end up costing the city a million dollars a year. Toledo uses an economic development tool
    Toledo will lobby state lawmakers, Tuesday, to amend a bill that would effectively kill Joint Economic Development Zones; those zones generate a million dollars a year, for Toledo.
  • Police say 10-year-old behind wheel after crashes

    Police say 10-year-old behind wheel after crashes

    Monday, April 7 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-07 21:11:03 GMT
    Toledo Police say a ten-year-old girl could face charges for getting behind the wheel and damaging a number of cars on a Toledo street.     Police say the girl took the car and claims she was sleepwalking.
    Toledo Police say a ten-year-old girl could face charges for getting behind the wheel and damaging a number of cars on a Toledo street.
  • 3 injured after truck crashes into Toledo home

    3 injured after truck crashes into Toledo home

    Monday, April 7 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-04-07 21:08:31 GMT
    Authorities are on the scene where a pick-up truck has crashed into a house. It happened at the corner of Hamilton and Miller. At least one person was transported via ambulance. We'll have more information
    Three people were hurt late Monday morning when a truck slammed into a multi-unit apartment building in Toledo.  It happened on the 800 block of Hamilton St., near Miller St.
  • Man, 22, killed in late night motorcycle crash

    Man, 22, killed in late night motorcycle crash

    Monday, April 7 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-07 20:39:50 GMT
    A 22-year-old man died Monday morning after crashing his motorcycle. It happened just seconds after midnight. Toledo police say Zachary Delauter was riding his motorcycle southbound on Byrne at a high
    A 22-year-old man died Monday morning after crashing his motorcycle. It happened just seconds after midnight. Toledo police say Zachary Delauter was riding his motorcycle southbound on Byrne at a high rate of speed.
  • Robots clash in Bedford’s first competition

    Robots clash in Bedford’s first competition

    Students from across Michigan showed-off their robotics skills at a special competition at Bedford High School. 13abc's McKenzie Kuehnlein was there for the district's first annual contest.
  • Ohio grants target anti-drug programs for kids

    Ohio grants target anti-drug programs for kids

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-07 16:00:47 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Twenty-two grants totaling $1.5 million will help strengthen school-based alcohol and drug prevention programs in Ohio.    The governor's office said Monday that the Building Youth
    Twenty-two grants totaling $1.5 million will help strengthen school-based alcohol and drug prevention programs in Ohio.
  • 2015 Corvette Stingray to offer Toledo built 8-speed automatic

    2015 Corvette Stingray to Offer Toledo built 8-speed

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:09:36 GMT
    DETROIT – An eight-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission will be offered in the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray for 2015, enhancing the performance and efficiency of the 2014 North American Car of the
    DETROIT – An eight-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission will be offered in the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray for 2015. The transmission is built in Toledo.
  • Voter registration ending for May 6 election

    Voter registration ending for May 6 election

    Monday is the last day to register to vote in local Michigan elections on May 6.
    Monday is the last day to register to vote in local Michigan elections on May 6.
  • Police investigate double stabbing in Sandusky

    Police investigate double stabbing in Sandusky

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-04-07 10:56:54 GMT
    Sandusky police are investigating a double stabbing. It happened just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday at a home in the 1300 block of Shelby Street. . Michael Campbell says two people were transported to Firelands
    Sandusky police are investigating a double stabbing. It happened just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday at a home in the 1300 block of Shelby Street. Two people were taken to the hospital.
  • Teenager seriously injured after overnight shooting

    Teenager seriously injured after overnight shooting

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-04-07 10:53:15 GMT
    Police tell 13abc a teenager was shot twice in East Toledo overnight.Investigators say the victim was shot during a robbery.It happened near Woodford and Whittemore streets.Police are looking for two suspects,
    Police tell 13abc a teenager was shot twice in East Toledo overnight. Investigators say the victim was shot during a robbery.
  • Toledo church relocates after fire

    Toledo church relocates after fire

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:59 AM EDT2014-04-07 04:59:07 GMT
    An Historic Toledo Church, that burned to the ground, has found a new beginning. St. Mark's Missionary Baptist Church was on Detroit Avenue for more than 100 years. However, it was destroyed following
    An Historic Toledo Church, that burned to the ground, has found a new beginning. St. Mark's Missionary Baptist Church is now holding services at Central Academy on Kenwood Blvd.
  • Summer Outlook

    Summer Outlook

    Sunday, April 6 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-04-07 03:41:32 GMT
    Overall, temperatures are expected to stay cooler than normal across the Great Lakes region. The "heat dome" is expected across Texas with another region of hotter than normal weather in the Pacific Northwest.
    Cooler than normal weather expected.
  • Toledo Symphony Orchestra to perform with 1,000 singers

    Toledo Symphony Orchestra to perform with 1,000 singers

    Sunday, April 6 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-06 22:45:36 GMT
    The Toledo Symphony Orchestra is set to blow the roof off the Huntington Center during the largest concert ever performed in Northwest Ohio.
    The Toledo Symphony Orchestra is set to blow the roof off the Huntington Center during the largest concert ever performed in Northwest Ohio.
  • Refuse worker killed in Defiance county

    Refuse worker killed in Defiance county

    Sunday, April 6 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-04-06 14:00:27 GMT
    A Defiance county employee is dead after an accident at a refuse center.  It happened just before 8 a.m. Saturday at the Gingrich Road refuse pickup-center in Hicksville Township. According to our media
    A refuse worker is dead after an accident in Defiance County. A man was trying to back his car up to a dumpster when it surged forward trapping the worker against a trailer. He was airlifted to a local hospital and later died.
  • Two men wanted for armed robbery in Monroe County

    Two men wanted for armed robbery in Monroe County

    Sunday, April 6 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-04-06 13:40:02 GMT
    The Monroe County Sheriff's office needs your help finding two men linked to an armed robbery.The crime happened Saturday night around 7:30 in Monroe Township at the Willow Green mobile home park. Sheriff's
    The Monroe County Sheriff's office needs your help finding two men linked to an armed robbery. The crime happened Saturday night around 7:30 in Monroe Township at the Willow Green mobile home park. Sheriff's deputies say the two victims were in the same car with the suspects when the suspects pull out a gun, hit the victims, robbed them and then took off.
  • Ice leaves western Lake Erie

    Ice leaves western Lake Erie

    Saturday, April 5 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-05 22:51:56 GMT
    The satellite image shows for the first time in four and a half months western Lake Erie is ice free. Ice continues to break up in central and eastern Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior. The brown
    Ice is replaced by muddy flood waters.
  • Libertarian ballot request in Ohio denied

    Libertarian ballot request in Ohio denied

    Saturday, April 5 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-04-05 18:51:25 GMT
    The Ohio Supreme Court has denied a request from a Libertarian candidate who was seeking to force the state's elections chief to place his name on primary ballots.    Last month, Secretary of State Jon
    A Libertarian candidate for Ohio Attorney General will not be on the May 6th ballot after a ruling by the state supreme court.
  • Snyder wants to keep Calley as Lt Gov

    Snyder wants to keep Calley as Lt Gov

    Saturday, April 5 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-04-05 18:47:15 GMT
    Gov. Rick Snyder says he wants Lt. Gov. Brian Calley to be his running mate as he seeks re-election.    Snyder tells The Associated Press that Calley is the "best lieutenant governor in the country." He
    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder wants running mate Brian Calley to continue as Lt. Gov.
  • Toledo Zoo hosts Soar & Explore event

    Toledo Zoo hosts Soar & Explore event

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-05 15:41:23 GMT
    The Toledo Zoo is hosting "Soar & Explore" this weekend at the Zoo. It's free with regular zoo admission and gives visitors a chance to learn about all things related to flight.A full list of the events
    The Toledo Zoo is hosting "Soar & Explore" this weekend at the Zoo. It's free with regular zoo admission and gives visitors a chance to learn about all things related to flight.  Soar and Explore runs Saturday and Sunday April 5 and 6.
  • Monroe county offers dog license amnesty days

    Monroe county offers dog license amnesty days

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-05 15:15:59 GMT
    If you failed to renew your dog license by the deadline, Monroe County is offering you some reprieve. Starting on Saturday, April 5, the sheriff is offering dog licenses at the standard price. Normally
    If you failed to renew your dog license by the deadline, Monroe County is offering you some reprieve. Starting on Saturday, April 5, the sheriff is offering dog licenses at the standard price. Normally if you fail to renew your license you must pay a fine of double the price. The license drive 10am-2pm at Tractor Supply on North Telegraph Road.
  • Auto Zone looking to hire

    Auto Zone looking to hire

    Saturday, April 5 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-04-05 14:36:38 GMT
    If you are looking for a job, Auto Zone is hiring. Saturday, April 5th the company is holding a job fair. From 12pm-6pm you can stop by for interviews at their South Toledo location. If you plan on attending
    If you are looking for a job, Auto Zone is hiring. Saturday, April 5th the company is holding a job fair.From 12pm-6pm you can stop by for interviews at their South Toledo location on Byrne Road.
  • Start High School performs a "Toledo Surprise"

    Start High School performs a "Toledo Surprise"

    Saturday, April 5 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-04-05 14:33:56 GMT
    For the first time in four years, a musical is headed to Start High School.
    For the first time in four years, a musical is headed to Start High School.
  • Soaking Rain Coming Monday

    Soaking Rain Coming Monday

    Saturday, April 5 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-04-05 14:18:56 GMT
    We've got a quiet weekend on the docket, at least weather-wise. There's plenty to do outdoors this weekend and our forecast will cooperate. That changes on Monday, though, as a new rain-maker arrives. This
    More heavy rain comes late Monday.
  • Mudhens Opening Day 2014

    Mudhens Opening Day 2014

    Saturday, April 5 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-04-05 12:54:39 GMT
    Thousands of fans packed 5/3rd Field for the opening day of the Toledo Mud Hens.
    Thousands of fans packed 5/3rd Field for the opening day of the Toledo Mud Hens.
  • Another late week warm up expected

    Another late week warm up expected

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:36:36 GMT
    This week started off with the biggest warm up since November 17th, this coming week could give us the biggest warm up since October 13th. Take a look at the projected highs for Thursday afternoon. Right
    The warmest weather since October possible Thursday.
  • Toledo man arrested for obstruction in dog shooting case

    Toledo man arrested for obstruction in dog shooting case

    Friday, April 4 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-04 22:12:59 GMT
    An East Toledo man is in jail in connection with a dog shooting. Gary Crawford, 35, has been indicted on charges related to the incident, including intimidation and obstruction of justice. The stray dog
    An East Toledo man is in jail in connection with a dog shooting. Gary Crawford, 35, has been indicted on charges related to the incident, including intimidation and obstruction of justice.
  • Now Open: Fab Fit

    Now Open: Fab Fit

    Friday, April 4 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-04 21:46:01 GMT
    Owners of Fabulously Fit say they want to get Toledo healthy. The workout facility caters to women and children. Specialty classes include mini trampoline, ballroom, line dance and kids-only classes. It's
    Owners of Fabulously Fit say they want to get Toledo healthy. The workout facility caters to women and children.
  • Opening day means big business downtown

    Opening day means big business downtown

    Friday, April 4 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-04-04 21:19:41 GMT
    The Mud Hens do more than bring baseball fans into downtown Toledo. The team obviously helps pump a lot of money into the local economy too. Opening day is certainly a grand slam for a lot of downtown
    The Mud Hens do more than bring baseball fans into downtown Toledo. The team obviously helps pump a lot of money into the local economy too. Opening day is certainly a grand slam for a lot of downtown bars and restaurants. In fact, for some it's the biggest day of the year.
  • Mud Hens fans excited for new season

    Mud Hens fans excited for new season

    It’s the moment Mud Hens fans have been waiting for.
  • Boehner placing TV ads in re-electon fight

    Boehner placing TV ads in re-electon fight

    Friday, April 4 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-04-04 19:42:11 GMT
    House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) is spending $125,000 on television ads in his Ohio district to fend off three fellow Republicans in the primary.    Boehner, the top Republican in the House, hasn't
    House Speaker John Boehner feeling the heat in his re-election campaign against three Republican primary opponents.
  • Local runners train for Boston Marathon

    Local runners train for Boston Marathon

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-04-04 03:09:02 GMT
    Many local runners will forever remember last years Boston Marathon.  A day that was supposed to be full of excitement turned tragic, when two bombs went off, killing 3 people and injuring hundreds more."I
    More than a dozen local runners are getting ready for the Boston Marathon.
  • Toledo organization helping veterans around the US

    Toledo organization helping veterans around the US

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-04-04 01:53:00 GMT
    A Toledo based organization that helps veterans around the country is marking a major milestone. It's called Veterans Matter and it helps keep vets off the streets by getting them into their own homes.
    A Toledo-based organization that helps veterans around the country is marking a major milestone. "Veterans Matter" helps keep vets off the streets by getting them into their own homes.
  • Moderate flooding possible this week

    Moderate flooding possible this week

    Thursday, April 3 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-04-03 23:57:33 GMT
    A flood warning is out for several area rivers. Moderate flooding is expected for both the Maumee and Blanchard Rivers into the weekend depending on how much more rain falls on Friday. The latest projections
    A flood warning is out for several area rivers. Moderate flooding is expected for both the Maumee and Blanchard Rivers into the weekend depending on how much more rain falls on Friday.
  • 40th anniversary of deadly Midwest tornado outbreak

    40th anniversary of deadly Midwest tornado outbreak

  • Mud Hens will honor fallen Toledo firefighters at season opener

    Mud Hens will honor fallen Toledo firefighters at season opener

    The Toledo Mud Hens will kick off their season Friday by honoring two Toledo firefighters killed in the line of duty. 13abc's Alexis Means brings us a look at the pregame festivities.
  • TPS teams up with local agencies to offer Blizzard Bag help

    TPS teams up with local agencies to offer Blizzard Bag help

    Thursday, April 3 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-03 21:09:40 GMT
    TPS is partnering with area agencies to offer students support completing blizzard bags. the district used 13 calamity days because of the brutal winter. Spring Break is just a few weeks away for TPS
    TPS is partnering with area agencies to offer students support completing blizzard bags. the district used 13 calamity days because of the brutal winter. Spring Break is just a few weeks away for TPS
  • Bad weather driving tips from a big rig driver

    Bad weather driving tips from a big rig driver

    On bad weather days like this, it's especially hard to share the road with tractor-trailer trucks. 13abc's Melissa Voetsch got a chance to ride along with a local award-winning truck driver to get some safety tips.
  • Toledo Zoo, Cedar Point earn national honors

    Toledo Zoo, Cedar Point earn national honors

    Thursday, April 3 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-04-03 20:01:26 GMT
    A couple local attractions are getting national recognition.  FamilyFun magazine is out with its Travel Awards.  It's named the Toledo Zoo second among the nation's zoos and aquariums.  The site is also
    The Toledo Zoo and Cedar Point earn high honors in magazine's ratings of top family vacation destinations.
  • Student charged after shot fired at Kent State

    Student charged after shot fired at Kent State

    Thursday, April 3 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-04-03 19:03:21 GMT
    KENT, Ohio (AP) - Kent State University officials say the freshman who fired a gun and prompted a campus lockdown shot himself in the hand and was taken into custody at a hospital after he sought care
    Kent State University officials say the freshman who fired a gun and prompted a campus lockdown shot himself in the hand and was taken into custody at a hospital after he sought care for his wound.
  • Treece Investment Corp. aims to run Toledo airports

    Treece Investment Corp. aims to run Toledo airports

    Thursday, April 3 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-04-03 18:57:33 GMT
    Toledo's two airports could add up to big business. Right now, once local company is making a bid to take over operations at Toledo Express and Toledo Executive airports.
    Toledo's two airports could add up to big business. Right now, once local company is making a bid to take over operations at Toledo Express and Toledo Executive airports.
  • Charges accuse 2 Ohio teens of cancer scam theft

    Charges accuse 2 Ohio teens of cancer scam theft

    Thursday, April 3 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-04-03 18:45:20 GMT
    A northwest Ohio prosecutor says two teenage boys accused of soliciting donations for nonexistent cancer patients have been charged with theft as juveniles.
    A northwest Ohio prosecutor says two teenage boys accused of soliciting donations for nonexistent cancer patients have been charged with theft as juveniles.
  • Local leaders back ballot proposal on business tax

    Local leaders back ballot proposal on business tax

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-04-03 15:02:25 GMT
    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Local leaders are supporting a ballot proposal making sure town and city budgets aren't harmed when Michigan manufacturers and small businesses get a tax cut.    Dearborn Mayor Jack
    Local leaders are supporting a ballot proposal making sure town and city budgets aren't harmed when Michigan manufacturers and small businesses get a tax cut.
  • New hysterectomy cuts down on recovery time and pain

    New hysterectomy cuts down on recovery time and pain

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-04-03 14:50:56 GMT
    A local Gynecologist became one of the first in the region to perform a new hysterectomy that cuts down on a woman's hospital stay and her recovery time. 28 year old Andria Calvert is one of the first
    A local Gynecologist became one of the first in the region to perform a new hysterectomy that cuts down on a woman's hospital stay and her recovery time.
  • Semi fire shuts part of northbound 23

    Semi fire shuts part of northbound 23

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-04-03 03:14:52 GMT
    Monroe County Sheriff's Office says northbound 23 is shut down Wednesday evening near mile marker 11 after a semi-truck caught fire. No injuries have been reported at this time. We'll bring you additional
    Monroe County Sheriff's Office says northbound 23 is shut down Wednesday evening near mile marker 11 after a semi-truck caught fire.
  • Mayor Collins speaks out against airport privatization

    Mayor Collins speaks out against airport privatization

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-04-03 02:13:46 GMT
    The debate continues over the future of Toledo Express and Toledo Executive airports.Wednesday, Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins voiced his opposition to privatizing either facility.This coming after a
    Mayor D. Michael Collins voices strong opposition to plans to privatize Toledo Express and Executive Airports.
  • Mud hens forecast

    Mud hens forecast

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-02 23:04:09 GMT
    Here is the updated opening day forecast for the hens on Friday. The rain will end by 4pm with warm weather. Temperatures will start off around 60 degrees but a cold front will slice through the area and
    Dry weather will push in through the game, but so will the chill.
  • Toledo man wanted for Georgia murder arrested

    Toledo man wanted for Georgia murder arrested

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-02 22:20:05 GMT
    Police say they have arrested a Toledo man wanted in connected to a murder in Georgia. 28-year-old Brandon Morgan was arrested at the Budget Inn in Maumee. Officers arrested him without incident and
    Police say they have arrested a Toledo man wanted in connected to a murder in Georgia. 28-year-old Brandon Morgan was arrested at the Budget Inn in Maumee.
  • Josh Project worried about lack of public pool in N. Toledo

    Josh Project worried about lack of public pool in N. Toledo

    The Josh Project promotes safety awareness in our community, and leaders say more kids drown when they don't have access to a guarded pool.
  • Now Open: So Sweet Pastries

    Now Open: So Sweet Pastries

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:51:13 GMT
    So Sweet Pastries offers a variety of Lebanese and French pastries. The new business is located at 4038 Talmadge Road in Toledo. It offers six varieties of baklava, little French cakes, cannoli, tarts,
    So Sweet Pastries offers a variety of Lebanese and French pastries. The new business is located at 4038 Talmadge Road in Toledo.
  • Gypsy Moths awaiting hatch

    Gypsy Moths awaiting hatch

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:35:50 GMT
    Gypsy moths are an invasive species that starve local trees of their needles and leaves, especially those near the airport in western Lucas County.  The eggs cover trees out at Oak Openings.  Experts say
    Gypsy moths are an invasive species that starve local trees of their needles and leaves, especially those near the airport in western Lucas County.  The eggs cover trees out at Oak Openings.  Experts say
  • Mud Hens crews transform field in weeks

    Mud Hens crews transform field in weeks

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:33:26 GMT
    We often think of baseball as a summer game, but the work goes on year round, sometimes in snow deeper than a line drive."I'm really proud of my staff that came in this year.  We had a lot of challenges."It's
    We often think of baseball as a summer game, but the work goes on year round, sometimes in snow deeper than a line drive."I'm really proud of my staff that came in this year.  We had a lot of challenges."
  • Police need help finding suspected tires and rims thief

    Police need help finding suspected tires and rims thief

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:31:06 GMT
    In tonight's crime and safety alert. Toledo police need your help finding this man. Authorities say he's responsible for stealing the tires and rims from a truck.Detectives say Christopher draper stole
    Toledo Police are looking Christopher Draper. He allegedly stole the tires and rims off a man's truck. Officers tell us they believe draper is only behind one crime.
  • Rep. Dave Camp calls it quits

    Rep. Dave Camp calls it quits

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-04-02 15:23:16 GMT
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (04/02/2014) - Another Michigan Congressman is calling it quits. Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI) is leaving Congress. Even though he holds one of the most powerful positions in Congress, the Ways
    Even though he holds one of the most powerful positions in Congress, the Ways and Means Chairman is walking into the unknown.
  • Bedford Schools asks community for bond support

    Bedford Schools asks community for bond support

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-02 03:30:05 GMT
    Bedford Public Schools is looking for the community's support this May. Taxpayers went on a special tour of one of the buildings Tuesday night to see what repairs needed to be made and how they're going
    Bedford Public Schools is looking for the community's support this May. Taxpayers went on a special tour of one of the buildings Tuesday night to see what repairs needed to be made and how they're going to make them.
  • Police search for murder suspect in Toledo

    Police search for murder suspect in Toledo

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-04-02 02:37:00 GMT
    Authorities are looking for a Toledo man accused of murder in Georgia.  The FBI issued a statement late Tuesday asking for information that could help lead them to Brandon Morgan.According to investigators,
    Authorities are looking for a Toledo man accused of murder in Georgia.  The FBI issued a statement late Tuesday asking for information that could help lead them to Brandon Morgan.
  • Dog shot in E. Toledo recovering after amputation

    Dog shot in E. Toledo recovering after amputation

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-04-02 00:17:45 GMT
    She was shot while sleeping on a porch in East Toledo, but now she's in foster care, making strides towards recovery. June is a spunky 3-year-old German Shepard. At first glance, you wouldn't guess she
    She was shot while sleeping on a porch in East Toledo, but now she's in foster care, making strides towards recovery.
  • County/City could relocate government

    County/City could relocate government

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-01 22:01:33 GMT
    Government/Politics.com site Got It Covered Emmy Winning Local Gov't Series County/City Could Relocate Government Posted by billhormann in Business, Local Business, Local News, Local Politics
    High rent could force Toledo city government, and Lucas County government, to move from it 22-story building on Jefferson Street, downtown.
  • All students safe after Port Clinton HS bomb threat hoax

    All students safe after Port Clinton HS bomb threat hoax

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-04-01 21:57:46 GMT
    Authorities in Port Clinton are searching the high school after police say someone called in a bomb threat.  According to a detective with the Port Clinton police department, someone called 911 from a
    Authorities in Port Clinton searched the high school Tuesday morning after police say someone called in a bomb threat.
  • UT recruiting new police officers

    UT recruiting new police officers

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-04-01 21:18:13 GMT
    The University of Toledo police department is looking for a few good men and woman. The chief is anticipating at least two retirements soon and will need to hire two new recruits to fill the positions.
    The University of Toledo police department is looking for a few good men and woman. The chief is anticipating at least two retirements soon and will need to hire two new recruits to fill the positions.
  • Local car dealers post big gains

    Local car dealers post big gains

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-04-01 21:04:35 GMT
    The March sales numbers are in for the big three automakers. Ford saw an increase of 3% for March. The company's United States Sales Chief says demand picked up in the middle of the month. The F-series
    The March sales numbers are in for the Big Three. Ford saw an increase of 3%. GM saw its sales numbers go up by 4%. At Chrysler, sales jumped 13% last month.
  • Oregon Schools hope to raising money for upgrades

    Oregon Schools hope to raising money for upgrades

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-04-01 18:43:41 GMT
    This auditorium inside Eisenhower Middle school has been home to plays, musicals, and recitals for more than 50 years. It could use some TLC and some upgrades. Oregon Superintendent Lonny Rivera tells
    This auditorium inside Eisenhower Middle school has been home to plays, musicals, and recitals for more than 50 years. It could use some TLC and some upgrades. Oregon Superintendent Lonny Rivera tells
  • Monroe food pantry to serve up 500,000th meal

    Monroe food pantry to serve up 500,000th meal

    Source: GodWorks Facebook pageSource: GodWorks Facebook page
    A Monroe food pantry this month celebrates a milestone serving its 500,000th meal.
    A Monroe food pantry this month celebrates a milestone serving its 500,000th meal.
  • Vendors express interest in the Erie Street Market

    Vendors express interest in the Erie Street Market

    Monday, March 31 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-04-01 01:37:29 GMT
    The Erie Street Market has been quiet in recent years, but there is something in the works that, could, bring it back to life."There's a number of parties that are interested in it," Toledo Development
    The Erie Street Market could soon see development.  The city's development department says at least 6 to 7 businesses have shown interest in the property.
  • Man recovering after shooting at Toledo apartment complex

    Man recovering after shooting at Toledo apartment complex

    Monday, March 31 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-04-01 01:12:08 GMT
    One person is recovering after a shooting at a Toledo apartment complex. It happened Monday night at 455 Southgate Circle. Police say one man was shot in the leg. He was taken to UTMC with what are described
    One person is recovering after a shooting at a Toledo apartment complex. It happened Monday night at 455 Southgate Circle.
  • $20 found by local boy could turn into millions

    $20 found by local boy could turn into millions

    Monday, March 31 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-04-01 00:24:57 GMT
    Now an update to a story we first brought you last month about a simple act of kindness by a local boy. What he did has inspired people all over the world and it could add up to millions for charity. 9
    We have an update to a story we first brought you last month about a simple act of kindness by a local boy. What he did has inspired people all over the world, and it could add up to millions of dollars for charity.
  • Council passes $244 Million budget

    Council passes $244 Million budget

    Monday, March 31 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-03-31 22:23:17 GMT
    Toledo has a spending plan for the next year.  That plan includes opening some city pools but it also relies on balancing the budget by taking money from road repair. Council passed this year's budget
    Toledo has a spending plan for the next year.  That plan includes opening some city pools but it also relies on balancing the budget by taking money from road repair. Council passed this year's budget
  • Orange barrels popping up as Turnpike construction season begins

    Orange barrels popping up as Turnpike construction season begins

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:42:53 GMT
    The orange barrels will be in full bloom starting Monday as construction season begins on the Ohio Turnpike.The Turnpike Commission estimates it will spend $110 million dollars on projects on the Turnpike
    The orange barrels will be in full bloom starting Monday as construction season begins on the Ohio Turnpike.
  • Residents react to reopening of NW District station

    Residents react to reopening of NW District station

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:10:04 GMT
    People living in the DeVeaux neighborhood hope they'll see a dip in crime now that the police sub station has re-opened.      Minutes after the mayor and city leaders cut the crime tape for the re-opening
    People living in the DeVeaux neighborhood hope they'll see a dip in crime now that the police sub station has re-opened.    
  • Toledo church destroyed by fire reopening at new location

    Toledo church destroyed by fire reopening at new location

    Monday, March 31 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-03-31 18:45:56 GMT
    St. Mark Baptist Church will begin services at a new location this Sunday after the church was destroyed by fire early this year. The church on N. Detroit Ave near Fernwood was completely destroyed in
    St. Mark Baptist Church will begin services at a new location this Sunday after the church was destroyed by fire early this year.
  • Lake Erie is melting

    Lake Erie is melting

    Sunday, March 30 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-03-31 02:44:17 GMT
    The ice on Lake Erie is finally melting. The ice coverage on the lake this afternoon was down to 70%. The ice that remains is breaking up into smaller areas quickly. The thickest ice topped 24" just 7
    Water temperatures expected to stay colder than normal through summer.
  • Anglers ready to fish for Walleye

    Anglers ready to fish for Walleye

    Sunday, March 30 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-03-30 22:28:32 GMT
    Chilly weather isn't stopping fishermen from casting their lines in search of Walleye. Lifelong fisherman Ron Reed was among those ready to hit the banks of the Maumee on Sunday. "We got fishing fever!
    Chilly weather isn't stopping fishermen from casting their lines in search of Walleye.
  • Super Fitness thanks customers for 42 years in business

    Super Fitness thanks customers for 42 years in business

    Sunday, March 30 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-03-30 22:22:54 GMT
    Super Fitness of Toledo celebrated 42 years in business by thanking the people who made it all possible on Sunday. They held Super Fitness Appreciation Day and 1200 people were expected to attend. Owner
    Super Fitness of Toledo celebrated 42 years in business by thanking the people who made it all possible on Sunday.
  • Teen shot after party

    Teen shot after party

    Sunday, March 30 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-03-30 22:14:59 GMT
    Toledo Police say one juvenile was injured after some sort of argument at a party. Police say the juvenile suffered from non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Police tell
    Toledo Police say one juvenile was injured after some sort of argument at a party.
  • Glass City Marathon registration deadline Monday

    Glass City Marathon registration deadline Monday

    Sunday, March 30 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-03-30 20:45:39 GMT
    If you want to participate in the Glass City Marathon on April 27th, the registration deadline is Monday.You'll still be able to register until April 25th, but the price will be higher.If you register
    If you want to participate in the Glass City Marathon on April 27th, the registration deadline is Monday.
  • Bank robbery suspect now in custody

    Bank robbery suspect now in custody

    Sunday, March 30 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-03-30 20:06:15 GMT
    A 24-year-old man is in the Lucas County Jail after being arrested in connection with the robbery of the Charter One Bank at Detroit and Glendale in Toledo.Police say Ryan Shumaker walked into the bank
    A 24-year-old man is in the Lucas County Jail after being arrested in connection with the robbery of the Charter One Bank at Detroit and Glendale in Toledo.
  • MI man leads William Co. Deputies on chase

    MI man leads William Co. Deputies on chase

    Sunday, March 30 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-03-30 14:41:05 GMT
    A man from Battle Creek, MI is behind bars after leading deputies on a chase in Williams County.
    A man from Battle Creek, MI is behind bars after leading deputies on a chase in Williams County.
  • Fighters slug it out at Toughman contest

    Fighters slug it out at Toughman contest

    Saturday, March 29 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-03-30 03:20:20 GMT
    Saturday night, 72 local fighters got in the ring and slugged it out for top honors in the Toledo Toughman Contest at the Lucas County Rec Center.Promoter Brad McDonald said the contest is perfect for
    Saturday night, 72 local fighters got in the ring and slugged it out for top honors in the Toledo Toughman Contest at the Lucas County Rec Center.
  • Florida trip is dream come true for seriously ill Sylvania boy

    Florida trip is dream come true for seriously ill Sylvania boy

    Saturday, March 29 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-03-30 03:14:54 GMT
    A lot of people are heading south to Florida floor spring break this time of year, but for a Sylvania boy battling a life-threatening genetic disorder, a family trip to Disney World is a lifetime dream
    A lot of people are heading south to Florida floor spring break this time of year, but for a Sylvania boy battling a life-threatening genetic disorder, a family trip to Disney World is a lifetime dream come true.
  • Skywarn training prepares weather spotters

    Skywarn training prepares weather spotters

    Saturday, March 29 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-03-29 23:09:39 GMT
    People interested in better understanding the weather took part in free Skywarn training on Saturday. Experts explained how to spot tornadoes and weather pros demonstrated how to report what you see to
    People interested in better understanding the weather took part in free Skywarn training on Saturday.
  • A warm up is on the way

    A warm up is on the way

    Saturday, March 29 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-03-29 23:01:47 GMT
    After a cold day, snow is moving out of the area. Highs Saturday only made it to 38 degrees and 2/10 of an inch of snow fell at the Toledo airport which brings the seasonal total up to 85.3" which is nearly
    Warmest day of the year expected Monday.
  • Harvest of Hope 5K helps families fight cancer

    Harvest of Hope 5K helps families fight cancer

    Saturday, March 29 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-03-29 23:00:53 GMT
    People raced to help families fighting cancer at the Harvest of Hope 5K Saturday morning on the UTMC Campus.  The race was to benefit Nightingale's Harvest, a group that helps provide food and infection
    People raced to help families fighting cancer at the Harvest of Hope 5K Saturday morning on the UTMC Campus.
  • Catholic Charities in search of runners and walkers

    Catholic Charities in search of runners and walkers

    Saturday, March 29 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-03-29 22:56:33 GMT
    Catholic Charities is inviting runners and walkers to help them raise $50,000 towards their ministries by joining their Glass City Marathon team.Runners and walkers are both welcome and they can choose
    Catholic Charities is inviting runners and walkers to help them raise $50,000 towards their ministries by joining their Glass City Marathon team.
  • Lourdes show showcases women artists

    Lourdes show showcases women artists

    Saturday, March 29 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-03-29 22:52:43 GMT
    Lourdes University hosted their 7th annual WAVE Festival on Saturday. WAVE stands for Women, Artists, Visionaries and Entrepreneurs. The festival celebrated the artistic success of women with more than
    Lourdes University hosted their 7th annual WAVE Festival on Saturday.
  • TPD auctions vehicles

    TPD auctions vehicles

    Saturday, March 29 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-03-29 22:46:48 GMT
    More than 90 vehicles were up for auction on Saturday morning at the Toledo Police Seized Vehicle Auction. Among the vehicles were Pontiac Firebirds, Chevy IMpalas and Jeep Grand Cherokees. The vehicles
    More than 90 vehicles were up for auction on Saturday morning at the Toledo Police Seized Vehicle Auction
  • Accident closes I-475 ramp

    Accident closes I-475 ramp

    Saturday, March 29 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-03-29 18:32:23 GMT
    An accident at I-475 West and U.S. 23 South closed the West Bound to Southbound Ramp on Saturday afternoon. At least one person was injured.
    An accident at I-475 West and U.S. 23 South closed the West Bound to Southbound Ramp on Saturday afternoon.
  • Hens "spring cleaning" before opener Friday, April 4th

    Hens "spring cleaning" before opener Friday, April 4th

    Saturday, March 29 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-03-29 14:41:14 GMT
    "Spring cleaning" is underway at 5/3rd Field. The Toledo Mudhens take on the Louisville Bats this Friday, April 4th, at 4 p.m.
    "Spring cleaning" is underway at 5/3rd Field. The Toledo Mudhens take on the Louisville Bats this Friday, April 4th, at 4 p.m.
  • Saturday Storm Update - 10:00 a.m.

    Saturday Storm Update - 10:00 a.m.

    Saturday, March 29 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-03-29 14:33:02 GMT
    Despite the fact that it's almost April (come Tuesday), more snow is in the forecast today. It's not a major snow storm nor will it stick around as long, but it's worth detailing.
    Despite the fact that it's almost April (come Tuesday), more snow is in the forecast today. It's not a major snow storm nor will it stick around as long, but it's worth detailing.
  • TPD seeks two burglary suspects caught on camera

    TPD seeks two burglary suspects caught on camera

    Saturday, March 29 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-03-29 14:27:26 GMT
    Toledo Police are asking for your help identifying two burglary suspects.
    Toledo Police are asking for your help identifying two burglary suspects.
  • Semi on its side shuts down I-75 exit at Berdan

    Semi on its side shuts down I-75 exit at Berdan

    Saturday, March 29 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-03-29 14:08:51 GMT
    After an oil spill from an overturned semi truck, the exit ramp from southbound I-75 to Berdan in remains closed at this hour.
    After an oil spill from an overturned semi truck, the exit ramp from southbound I-75 to Berdan in remains closed at this hour.
  • UPDATE: Adrian assault suspect in custody

    UPDATE: Adrian assault suspect in custody

    Saturday, March 29 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-03-29 12:19:25 GMT
    A man wanted by police in Adrian for felony assault is now in custody.
    A man wanted by police in Adrian for felony assault is now in custody.
  • Short extension granted for bars relying on off-duty police

    Short extension granted for bars relying on off-duty police

    Friday, March 28 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-03-29 03:06:46 GMT
    Some local bar owners say they're in a tough spot after learning Toledo police officers can no longer work off duty as security. Even though the mayor granted an extension through the weekend, many are
    Some local bar owners say they're in a tough spot after learning Toledo police officers can no longer work off duty as security. Even though the mayor granted an extension through the weekend, many are still wondering what's next.
  • Military police detain Blade reporter, photographer

    Military police detain Blade reporter, photographer

    Friday, March 28 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-03-29 01:50:20 GMT
    LIMA, Ohio -- Military police detained a Blade reporter and a photographer today outside the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center and confiscated the photographer's cameras. Blade reporter Tyrel Linkhorn
    Military police detained a Blade reporter and a photographer today outside the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center and confiscated the photographer's cameras.
  • Following too close, speed blamed for deadly Turnpike pile-up

    Following too close, speed blamed for deadly Turnpike pile-up

    Friday, March 28 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-03-29 01:40:16 GMT
    Ohio State Highway Patrol Media Release:Milan Ohio: The Milan Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol has concluded the investigations into the many traffic crashes from Wednesday March 12, 2014.  Here are
    Troopers have concluded the investigation into the series of pile-up crashes on the Ohio Turnpike that left three people dead and injured nearly 50.
  • Proactive approach best for fighting spring allergies

    Proactive approach best for fighting spring allergies

    As the spring season approaches, so do the seasonal allergies that come with it. 13abc's Melissa Voetsch has more on what you need to do before the first buds bloom.
  • Golf courses excited for warm weather

    Golf courses excited for warm weather

    A weekend warm-up is on the way, and that’s is welcome news for golf courses. A record-breaking winter pushed back the start of the season, forcing clubs to get creative. 13abc's Christina Williams takes us to Bedford Hills, where the first outing of the year kicks off Saturday.
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