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  • Jury finds Amanda Bacon guilty in death of her son

    Jury finds Amanda Bacon guilty in death of her son

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:02:16 GMT
    The jury found Amanda Bacon guilty in the murder of her son. She was found guilty of murder and child endangerment charges. She was not found guilty of aggravated murder. Amanda Bacon was charged with
    The jury has found Amanda Bacon guilty in the murder of her son. The jury returned a guilty verdict on murder and child endangerment charges. Bacon was not found guilty of aggravated murder.
  • Marshmallows to fall from sky in Wayne County

    Marshmallows to fall from sky in Wayne County

    The forecast in two Detroit-area communities calls for marshmallows.
    The forecast in two Detroit-area communities calls for marshmallows.
  • Ohio prison vendor hit for damages

    Ohio prison vendor hit for damages

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:46:21 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state has hit a private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio prison inmates with $142,100 in damages for failing to meet contractual requirements. The Department
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state has hit a private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio prison inmates with $142,100 in damages for failing to meet contractual requirements. The Department
  • Mumps cases at central Ohio community college

    Mumps cases at central Ohio community college

    Columbus health officials say they've confirmed 2 cases of mumps at a local community college as an outbreak of the illness continues.
    Columbus health officials say they've confirmed two cases of mumps at a local community college as an outbreak of the illness continues.
  • Prisoner who escaped scheduled for court

    Prisoner who escaped scheduled for court

    A man who escaped from a Michigan prison in February is due in court next week to face escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges.
    A man who escaped from a Michigan prison in February is due in court next week to face escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges.
  • Bodies of 2 boaters recovered; 2 still missing

    Bodies of 2 boaters recovered; 2 still missing

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:05:29 GMT
    The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boat with at least three people on board.Officials say they received a report of a 21-foot bath boat that hadn't returned when it was expected.They say the boaters
    The search continues by air and water for two boaters who are still missing in Lake Erie.  The US Coast Guard found two women dead in the water this afternoon. The search for two men who were with them is ongoing.
  • Teen faces hearing in mob attack on motorist

    Teen faces hearing in mob attack on motorist

    A 16-year-old Detroit boy is due back in juvenile court on assault and ethnic intimidation charges in the brutal beating of a suburban motorist.
    A 16-year-old Detroit boy is due back in juvenile court on assault and ethnic intimidation charges in the brutal beating of a suburban motorist.
  • Warmer temps impact local crops

    Warmer temps impact local crops

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:36:04 GMT
    "We're getting hotter, longer, warmer heat waves, that's going to be the real problem."Scott Heckathorn and his team are racing to find answers for how plants react to heat.  He's watched them adapt over
    "We're getting hotter, longer, warmer heat waves, that's going to be the real problem."
  • Southwyck's future still cloudy

    Southwyck's future still cloudy

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:33:05 GMT
    Acre after acre of prime land in South Toledo sits as pitted concrete and untamed grass.The hot spot to shop for decades, sits alone; the future of the site, cloudy, even on a sunny day.Cheryl Gensler
    Acre after acre of prime land in South Toledo sits as pitted concrete and untamed grass.The hot spot to shop for decades, sits alone; the future of the site, cloudy, even on a sunny day.Cheryl Gensler
  • Michigan civil rights group develops mobile app

    Michigan civil rights group develops mobile app

    A Michigan civil rights organization has developed what it's calling the first mobile app to report discrimination, ethnic harassment and other forms of bigotry.
    A Michigan civil rights organization has developed what it's calling the first mobile app to report discrimination, ethnic harassment and other forms of bigotry.
  • Cincinnati hires more police as homicides rise

    Cincinnati hires more police as homicides rise

    Cincinnati has hired 23 new police officers from other departments to boost enforcement efforts as the number of homicides increases.
    Cincinnati has hired 23 new police officers from other departments to boost enforcement efforts as the number of homicides increases.
  • 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.
  • Michigan's North Campus to get $6.9M face-lift

    Michigan's North Campus to get $6.9M face-lift

    The University of Michigan's North Campus is in line for a $6.9 million outdoor face-lift.
    The University of Michigan's North Campus is in line for a $6.9 million outdoor face-lift.
  • 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.
  • Spring storm breaks Detroit seasonal snowfall record

    Spring storm breaks Detroit seasonal snowfall record

    A spring storm that's left roads slippery across Michigan has shattered Flint's seasonal snowfall record.
    A spring storm that's left roads slippery across Michigan has shattered Flint's seasonal snowfall record.
  • 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.
  • Report: University of Michigan mishandled sex case

    Report: University of Michigan mishandled sex case

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:32:46 GMT
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A student task force has found that the University of Michigan failed to explain a years long delay between the alleged sexual assault of a student by former football player Brendan

    A student task force has found that the University of Michigan failed to explain a years long delay between the alleged sexual assault of a student by former football player Brendan Gibbons and his expulsion in December.

     

  • 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.
  • Snyder offers plan to boost solid waste recycling

    Snyder offers plan to boost solid waste recycling

    Gov. Rick Snyder is proposing a plan to boost Michigan's performance on recycling solid waste.
    Gov. Rick Snyder is proposing a plan to boost Michigan's performance on recycling solid waste.
  • Ohio gas prices up again to start work week

    Ohio gas prices up again to start work week

    Gas prices in Ohio are up again.
    Gas prices in Ohio are up again.
  • Judge set to issue key Ohio gay marriage ruling

    Judge set to issue key Ohio gay marriage ruling

    A federal judge is set to issue what could be the most sweeping ruling yet on gay marriage in Ohio, despite a statewide ban.
    A federal judge is set to issue what could be the most sweeping ruling yet on gay marriage in Ohio, despite a statewide ban.
  • Appeals judge will hear Ohio traffic camera case

    Appeals judge will hear Ohio traffic camera case

    Sunday, April 13 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-13 19:49:14 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A veteran northeast Ohio appellate judge will sit in when the Ohio Supreme Court decides in a lawsuit against traffic camera enforcement. Court records show that Judge W. Scott
    A veteran northeast Ohio appellate judge will sit in when the Ohio Supreme Court decides in a lawsuit against traffic camera enforcement.
  • Ohio school districts shrinking

    Ohio school districts shrinking

    Sunday, April 13 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-04-13 19:41:46 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Many Ohio school districts are seeing declining enrollment as the state's younger population goes down.State figures show most districts' enrollment is down over the last few years.
    Many Ohio school districts are seeing declining enrollment as the state's younger population goes down.
  • Ohio man sits at corner with 'I AM A BULLY!' sign

    Ohio man sits at corner with 'I AM A BULLY!' sign

    Sunday, April 13 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-13 18:42:57 GMT
    SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) - A man accused of harassing a neighbor and her disabled children for the past 15 years sat at a street corner Sunday morning with a sign declaring he's a bully, a requirement
    A man accused of harassing a neighbor and her disabled children for the past 15 years sat at a street corner Sunday morning with a sign declaring he's a bully, a requirement of his sentence.
  • Cleveland schools to receive seized computers

    Cleveland schools to receive seized computers

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-04-13 15:16:30 GMT
    CLEVELAND (AP) - 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
    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 reports the Ohio Department of Public Safety's Investigative Unit plans to donate about 600 computers if the school board gives approval later this month.
  • 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.
  • Officials: About 140 cats found living in home

    Officials: About 140 cats found living in home

    Animal welfare officials are seeking new homes for dozens of cats after about 140 were found living with a woman in suburban Detroit.
    Animal welfare officials are seeking new homes for dozens of cats after about 140 were found living with a woman in suburban Detroit.
  • Reporting of drug-addicted babies to be Ohio law

    Reporting of drug-addicted babies to be Ohio law

    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.
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Vigil held for girl befriended by hoops star

    Vigil held for girl befriended by hoops star

    Thursday, April 10 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-04-10 12:11:17 GMT
    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil on the campus of Michigan State University following the death of an 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball
    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil on the campus of Michigan State University following the death of an 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne.
  • Ohio House approves Kasich's midterm budget bill

    Ohio House approves Kasich's midterm budget bill

    The Ohio House is expected to vote on a sweeping midterm budget bill.
    State representatives of both parties have criticized Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) for saddling them with a midterm budget bill loaded with proposals they called unsuited for a non-budget year.
  • 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.
  • Report: Little girl who inspired college basketball star dies

    Report: Little girl who inspired college basketball star dies

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:36:55 GMT
    Some sad news to report about a girl who helped inspire the Michigan State University basketball team this season. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Lacey Hollsworth, or Princess Lacey, as many
    The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Lacey Holsworth, or Princess Lacey, as many called her has died. MSU players have begun to tweet their condolences as well. She was the little girl who became best friends with Spartan basketball star Adreian Payne.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Suspect arraigned in Detroit mob beating of driver

    Suspect arraigned in Detroit mob beating of driver

    A 17-year-old charged in the severe mob beating of a suburban motorist in Detroit who accidentally hit a 10-year-old boy has been arraigned on assault charges.
    A 17-year-old charged in the severe mob beating of a suburban motorist in Detroit who accidentally hit a 10-year-old boy has been arraigned on assault charges.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ohio bill says college athletes aren't employees

    Ohio bill says college athletes aren't employees

    An Ohio legislative panel has changed a budget bill to make clear that college athletes are not employees under state law.
    An Ohio legislative panel has changed a budget bill to make clear that college athletes are not employees under state law.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ohio gas prices up to start work week

    Ohio gas prices up to start work week

    Prices at the pump are up slightly in Ohio to start the work week.
    Prices at the pump are up slightly in Ohio to start the work week.
  • Man killed in small plane crash near OU

    Man killed in small plane crash near Ohio U

    Sunday, April 6 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-06 22:49:35 GMT
    ALBANY, Ohio (AP) - Authorities have identified the pilot killed in a small plane crash across from the Ohio University airport in eastern Ohio as a 73-year-old Athens County man. The Ohio State Highway
    ALBANY, Ohio (AP) - Authorities have identified the pilot killed in a small plane crash across from the Ohio University airport in eastern Ohio as a 73-year-old Athens County man.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Organizers begin new gay-marriage effort in Ohio

    Organizers begin new gay-marriage effort in Ohio

    Civil rights attorneys are arguing that a federal judge should prohibit Ohio officials from enforcing the state's ban on gay marriage.
    Backers of a ballot effort to overturn Ohio's 2004 ban on same-sex marriage say they are gathering signatures for a new petition that revises wording in their proposed constitutional amendment.
  • Detroit police warn against leaving guns in cars

    Detroit police warn against leaving guns in cars

    Thursday, April 3 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-04-03 20:15:00 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Police are warning people to leave guns at home instead of in vehicles parked in downtown Detroit when they attend events such as Tigers games.    The Detroit News reports the renewed warning
    Police are warning people to leave guns at home instead of in vehicles parked in downtown Detroit when they attend events such as Tigers games.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Michigan police join information sharing networks

    Michigan police join information sharing networks

    Officials say Michigan police agencies are increasingly compiling and sharing information about suspects and everyday citizens.
    Officials say Michigan police agencies are increasingly compiling and sharing information about suspects and everyday citizens.
  • Gunman arrested at Kent State University, no injuries reported

    Gunman arrested at Kent State University, no injuries reported

    Thursday, April 3 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-04-03 10:13:03 GMT
    KENT, Ohio (AP) - A person suspected of firing a gunshot on the campus of Kent State University on Wednesday was captured later that night and was in custody at a hospital, campus officials said.Campus
    KENT, Ohio (AP) - A person suspected of firing a gunshot on the campus of Kent State University on Wednesday was captured later that night and was in custody at a hospital, campus officials said.Campus
  • 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."
  • President calls for minimum wage hike in speech at UofM

    President calls for minimum wage hike in speech at UofM

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-02 19:52:27 GMT
    President Obama will speak at the University of Michigan Wednesday afternoon. He is expected to focus on his push to raise the federal minimum wage. The current federal minimum wage and the minimum wage
    President Barack Obama is arguing for an increase in the minimum wage. The Senate could vote on a bill to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 as early as next week.
  • Ohio Senate OKs deal allowing Tesla to sell cars

    Ohio Senate OKs deal allowing Tesla to sell cars

    Ohio senators plan to vote on a bill that would let electric car maker Tesla Motors operate three dealerships in the state.
    The Ohio Senate has passed a bill that would let electric car maker Tesla Motors operate three dealerships in the state.
  • 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.
  • Ohio attorney general to file death penalty report

    Ohio attorney general to file death penalty report

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is planning to release his office's annual review of capital punishment statistics in the state.
    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is planning to release his office's annual review of capital punishment statistics in the state.
  • 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
  • GM recalls 1.5 million cars for steering defect

    GM recalls 1.5 million cars for steering defect

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:37:16 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is recalling 1.5 million vehicles in the U.S. because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working.    Included in the recall are the Chevrolet Malibu, Malibu
    General Motors is recalling 1.5 million vehicles in the U.S. because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working.
  • Exotic animal owners in Ohio appeal court decision

    Exotic animal owners in Ohio appeal court decision

    Exotic animal owners in Ohio are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision that upheld the state's restrictions on exotic animals.
    Exotic animal owners in Ohio are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision that upheld the state's restrictions on exotic animals.
  • Science center in Columbus to reopen planetarium

    Science center in Columbus to reopen planetarium

    Sunday, March 30 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-03-31 01:48:42 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A Columbus science museum is making plans to reopen its planetarium. Officials with COSI  the Center of Science and Industry, say they plan to open the attraction this fall. The planetarium
    COSI in Columbus is making plans to reopen its planetarium.
  • Ohio college farm provides food for zoo animals

    Ohio college farm provides food for zoo animals

    Sunday, March 30 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-03-31 01:44:50 GMT
    HUNTING VALLEY, Ohio (AP) - A northeastern Ohio university's farm is now providing food for animals at Cleveland's zoo. Case Western Reserve University's Squire Valleevue Farm in Hunting Valley east of
    A northeastern Ohio university's farm is now providing food for animals at Cleveland's zoo.
  • Man gets life in Ohio football star's killing

    Man gets life in Ohio football star's killing

    Sunday, March 30 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-03-31 01:38:47 GMT
    AKRON, Ohio (AP) - An Akron man has been sentenced to life in prison in the killing of a former high school football star during a robbery last summer. A Summit County Common Pleas Court judge handed
    An Akron man has been sentenced to life in prison in the killing of a former high school football star during a robbery last summer.
  • Ohio may restore sauger fish to Lake Erie

    Ohio may restore sauger fish to Lake Erie

    Sunday, March 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-03-31 01:12:45 GMT
    PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's wildlife agency is looking into bringing back a sport fish that disappeared from Lake Erie several decades ago. The state's natural resources department wants to find
    Ohio's wildlife agency is looking into bringing back a sport fish that disappeared from Lake Erie several decades ago.
  • Xenia to mark anniversary of killer tornado

    Xenia to mark anniversary of killer tornado

    Sunday, March 30 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-03-30 21:04:32 GMT
    XENIA, Ohio (AP) - The southwestern Ohio city of Xenia is planning several events in April to commemorate the anniversary of a tornado that killed 35 people 40 years ago. The April 3, 1974, tornado that
    Xenia is planning several events in April to commemorate the anniversary of a tornado that killed 35 people 40 years ago.
  • Ohio dad accidentally hits, kills his 2-year-old

    Ohio dad accidentally hits, kills his 2-year-old

    Sunday, March 30 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-03-30 19:14:58 GMT
    MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) - A 2-year-old Ohio girl has been killed after her father accidentally hit her with his car in a Walmart parking lot. Ontario police Chief Rodney Smith says the girl's 25-year-old
    A 2-year-old Ohio girl has been killed after her father accidentally hit her with his car in a Walmart parking lot.
  • Ohio man's 18 dogs poisoned with antifreeze

    Ohio man's 18 dogs poisoned with antifreeze

    Sunday, March 30 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-03-30 19:11:56 GMT
    GRATIOT, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say an Ohio man's 18 dogs were poisoned with antifreeze, and that one of them has died. Seventy-three-year-old Don Butts says he has no idea who would have poisoned his
    Authorities say an Ohio man's 18 dogs were poisoned with antifreeze, and that one of them has died.
  • 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.
  • Cleveland fire truck gets stuck in pothole

    Cleveland fire truck gets stuck in pothole

    Saturday, March 29 2014 10:03 PM EDT2014-03-30 02:03:29 GMT
    CLEVELAND (AP) - A Cleveland fire truck was stuck in a city street for three hours after the pavement partially collapsed. The Plain Dealer newspaper says the truck's crew was giving out smoke alarms Saturday
    A Cleveland fire truck was stuck in a city street for three hours after the pavement partially collapsed.
  • Birders flock to Ohio park to see rare waterfowl

    Birders flock to Ohio park to see rare waterfowl

    Saturday, March 29 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-03-30 01:21:31 GMT
    NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Bird-watchers flocked to a northeast Ohio park recently when word got out that a rarely seen bird was spotted there. Birders turned out earlier this week following the sighting
    Bird-watchers flocked to a northeast Ohio park recently when word got out that a rarely seen bird was spotted there.
  • Police in Ohio track down ID of broken tombstone

    Police in Ohio track down ID of broken tombstone

    Saturday, March 29 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-03-30 00:58:09 GMT
    MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) - The mystery of a broken tombstone found in the yard of a northern Ohio woman has been solved. Mansfield police say the tombstone once marked the grave of World War II veteran Leroy
    The mystery of a broken tombstone found in the yard of a northern Ohio woman has been solved. Mansfield police say the tombstone once marked the grave of World War II veteran Leroy Paul Miller.
  • Dayton warns students to behave after big game

    Dayton warns students to behave after big game

    Saturday, March 29 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-03-29 19:08:23 GMT
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - The University of Dayton is sending out a warning to students who will be on campus watching the Flyers play for a spot in the Final Four. This comes after police say 28 people were
    The University of Dayton is sending out a warning to students who will be on campus watching the Flyers play for a spot in the Final Four.
  • Trial set for daycare worker accused of raping children

    Trial set for daycare worker accused of raping children

    Saturday, March 29 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-03-29 19:05:37 GMT
    ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) - A former northern Ohio daycare worker accused of raping four children is now scheduled to go on trial in June. Prosecutors say 25-year-old Heather Koon of Elyria  raped the children
    Heather Koon, a former northern Ohio daycare worker accused of raping four children is now scheduled to go on trial in June.
  • 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.
  • GM adding 824,000 vehicles to ignition recall

    GM adding 824,000 vehicles to ignition recall

    Friday, March 28 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-03-28 22:07:04 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is adding 824,000 small cars to its ongoing recall tied to defective ignition switches.    The company will add vehicles from the 2008-2011 model years to a recall that initially
    General Motors is adding 824,000 small cars to its ongoing recall tied to defective ignition switches.
  • Where is spring hiding?

    Where is spring hiding?

    Friday, March 28 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-03-28 21:40:00 GMT
    Hunting for spring is like finding the end of an April rainbow.  Starting tonight (28-29 of March), the average low finally creeps above freezing but that doesn't mean we're done with cold and wind.Spring's
    It's still too early to plant most crops or flowers.
  • OSHP Troopers team up with law enforcement for I-75 Challenge

    OSHP Troopers team up with law enforcement for I-75 Challenge

    Friday, March 28 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-03-28 20:53:13 GMT
    An effort to make the roads safer is underway from Michigan to Florida.The Ohio State troopers are teaming up with local law enforcement agencies for the I-75 Challenge.Troopers will be targeting safety
    An effort to make the roads safer is underway from Michigan to Florida. OSHP troopers are teaming up with local law enforcement agencies for the I-75 Challenge.
  • Authorities: Home explosion injures 6 in Detroit

    Authorities: Home explosion injures 6 in Detroit

    Friday, March 28 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-03-28 20:07:25 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Authorities say a suspected natural gas explosion has leveled a home on Detroit's east side, injuring six people including two young children.    The explosion and fire were reported about
    Authorities say a suspected natural gas explosion has leveled a home on Detroit's east side, injuring six people including two young children.
  • Thousands take to street to celebrate Dayton win

    Thousands take to street to celebrate Dayton win

    University of Dayton students are becoming known for their rowdy street parties celebrating the latest basketball win - and Thursday night was no exception.
    University of Dayton students are becoming known for their rowdy street parties celebrating the latest basketball win - and Thursday night was no exception.
  • US recognizes Michigan same-sex couple marriages

    US recognizes Michigan same-sex couple marriages

    Friday, March 28 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-03-28 18:33:48 GMT
    Corey Ledin-Bristol, left, and Art Ledin-Bristol smile during their wedding ceremony at the Harbor Unitarian Universalist church in Muskegon, Mich., on Saturday, March 22, 2014.Corey Ledin-Bristol, left, and Art Ledin-Bristol smile during their wedding ceremony at the Harbor Unitarian Universalist church in Muskegon, Mich., on Saturday, March 22, 2014.
    DETROIT (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those unions
    Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those unions
  • Bowman Park leaves creating a stink

    Bowman Park leaves creating a stink

    Thursday, March 27 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-03-27 21:16:08 GMT
    Smoldering leaves aren't the calling card West Side neighbors want.  One family says the smell is so strong that they can't mask the taste with extra seasoning at the dinner table.  Derrick Jaegle lives
    Tons of rotting leaves sit in the Bowman Park parking lot. One family says the smell is so strong that they can taste it at the dinner table.
  • Teen heroin addicts start with pot

    Teen heroin addicts start with pot

    Thursday, March 27 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-03-27 15:44:34 GMT
    Teen Heroin addicts often start their drug use with pot. That's just the reality for the younger heroin addicts. 13ABC spoke to Stephanie and Derek, both recovering heroin addicts in their early 20's.
    Teen Heroin addicts often start their drug use with pot. That's just the reality for the younger heroin addicts.
  • Toledo City Council and the "surplus"

    Toledo City Council and the "surplus"

    Thursday, March 27 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-03-27 12:12:02 GMT
    Toledo city council tabled a vote on the 2014 budget, Tuesday night, over a dispute with regard to an assumed surplus. Members were shocked to learn that the $418,000 budget excess was not a spendable
    City council will vote next week on a balanced budget proposed by Mayor Mike Collins but they are confused by some of the numbers the administration is presenting.
  • Truck gets stuck during police chase in Findlay

    Truck gets stuck during police chase in Findlay

    Thursday, March 27 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-03-27 11:34:21 GMT
    In Findlay, a man is in jail after an early-morning police chase.
    In Findlay, a man is in jail after an early-morning police chase.
  • 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival runs through Sunday

    52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival runs through Sunday

    The 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival runs through Sunday.
    The 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival runs through Sunday.
  • Ohio bill would require notice for overpaid taxes

    Ohio bill would require notice for overpaid taxes

    Businesses and taxpayers would be notified when they overpay their taxes under a bill passed by the Ohio House.
    Businesses and taxpayers would be notified when they overpay their taxes under a bill passed by the Ohio House.
  • Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages

    Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-03-27 02:23:12 GMT
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan won't recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend before a court halted a decision that opened the door to gay nuptials, Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday.
    Michigan won't recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend before a court halted a decision that opened the door to gay nuptials, Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday.
  • $2.4 billion construction budget clears Ohio House

    $2.4 billion construction budget clears Ohio House

    The Ohio House is set to vote on a nearly $2.4 billion state construction budget that funds a host of community, school, park and prison projects.
    The Ohio House has passed a nearly $2.4 billion state construction budget that funds a host of community, school, park and prison projects.
  • Nissan recalls more than a million vehicles for air bag problem

    Nissan recalls more than a million vehicles for air bag problem

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-03-26 15:47:06 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Nissan is recalling almost 990,000 cars, SUVs and minivans in the U.S. because the front passenger air bags may not inflate in a crash. The recall affects the Altima, Leaf, Pathfinder
    Nissan is recalling almost 990,000 cars, SUVs and minivans in the U.S. because the front passenger air bags may not inflate in a crash. The recall affects the Altima, Leaf, Pathfinder and more.
  • Ohio lab tests generators for Mars rovers

    Ohio lab tests generators for Mars rovers

    A research laboratory in Ohio is simulating extreme day and night temperatures in Mars to test the power generators used in NASA'S Mars rover.
    A research laboratory in Ohio is simulating extreme day and night temperatures in Mars to test the power generators used in NASA'S Mars rover.
  • Detroit Emergency Manager Gets Approval for Bond Sale

    Detroit Emergency Manager Gets Approval for Bond Sale

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-03-26 01:47:36 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - A state board involved in Detroit's financial reorganization has approved the city's sale of $120 million in bonds.    The Local Emergency Financial Assistance Loan Board made the decision
    DETROIT (AP) - A state board involved in Detroit's financial reorganization has approved the city's sale of $120 million in bonds.    The Local Emergency Financial Assistance Loan Board made the decision
  • Kasich Team and Budget Analysts Over Projected Oil Tax Boon

    Kasich Team and Budget Analysts Over Projected Oil Tax Boon

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-03-26 01:31:42 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The administration of Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is differing with legislative budget analysts on how much a proposed tax hike on big oil-and-gas drillers will generate.
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The administration of Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is differing with legislative budget analysts on how much a proposed tax hike on big oil-and-gas drillers will generate.
  • Court extends freeze on Michigan gay marriages

    Court extends freeze on Michigan gay marriages

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-03-26 00:41:23 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday put an indefinite halt to gay marriage in Michigan while it takes a longer look at a judge's decision overturning a 2004 ban.    The appeals court granted
    A federal appeals court on Tuesday put an indefinite halt to gay marriage in Michigan while it takes a longer look at a judge's decision overturning a 2004 ban.
  • NW District police station set to re-open

    NW District police station set to re-open

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-03-25 22:06:36 GMT
    The Northwest District Police Station 2330 West Sylvania Ave, will re-open April first.The station will house the Special Victim's Unit, the Traffic unit and a K-9 unit.  Total staff in the renovated facility
    Toledo police expect the Northwest District Police Station on West Sylvania Avenue to re-open April first after major renovation to the building.
  • Central Ohio mumps outbreak grows to 69 cases

    Central Ohio mumps outbreak grows to 69 cases

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-03-25 21:42:41 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Health officials say 52 of the 69 mumps cases now confirmed in a central Ohio outbreak have been linked to Ohio State University.    They are urging residents to make sure they have
    Health officials say 52 of the 69 mumps cases now confirmed in a central Ohio outbreak have been linked to Ohio State University.
  • Detroit outlines new vision for Tiger Stadium site

    Detroit outlines new vision for Tiger Stadium site

    Detroit is outlining a new vision for the former site of Tiger Stadium that would include a youth baseball field and a mix of stores, residential space and offices.
    Detroit is outlining a new vision for the former site of Tiger Stadium that would include a youth baseball field and a mix of stores, residential space and offices.
  • 'Yooper' getting recognition as dictionary entry

    'Yooper' getting recognition as dictionary entry

    The term "yooper" is getting recognition in the dictionary.
    The term "yooper" is getting recognition in the dictionary.
  • Sykes wants city to consider Sin Tax

    Sykes wants city to consider Sin Tax

    Monday, March 24 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-03-24 22:43:03 GMT
    Smokers in Toledo are the target of what could be a sin tax imposed by the city.   But can the city pass such a tax? Toledo needs money to balance it's budget and, it has become popular for governments
    City councilman Larry Sykes is asking Toledo consider imposing a sin tax on cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarettes to raise money to fund city programs.
  • Weight loss surgery offers hope for diabetics

    Weight loss surgery offers hope for diabetics

    Monday, March 24 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-03-24 22:31:25 GMT
    Gastric Bypass Surgery could cure Type-2 Diabetes in many cases and significantly improve the symptoms of Type-1 Diabetes. Michelle Berdnarski is a local woman who has lived 34 years with Type-1 Diabetes.
    Gastric Bypass Surgery could cure Type-2 Diabetes in many cases and significantly improve the symptoms of Type-1 Diabetes.
  • Commuter Train Derails at Chicago Airport

    Commuter Train Derails at Chicago Airport

    Monday, March 24 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-03-24 11:40:17 GMT
    An eight-car commuter train derailed early Monday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, injuring 32 people on board after it failed to stop at an underground station at one of the nation's busiest
    An eight-car commuter train derailed early Monday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, injuring 32 people on board after it failed to stop at an underground station at one of the nation's busiest
  • Driver in Ohio injured when car crashes into train

    Driver in Ohio injured when car crashes into train

    Sunday, March 23 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-03-24 03:03:41 GMT
    ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) - Ohio police say a driver was injured when his vehicle went through a railroad crossing arm and hit an Amtrak train traveling in northern Ohio. Sgt. Ron Bornino of the State Highway
    Ohio police say a driver was injured when his vehicle went through a railroad crossing arm and hit an Amtrak train traveling in northern Ohio.
  • Michigan agencies won't immediately recognize same-sex marriages

    Michigan agencies won't immediately recognize same-sex marriages

    Sunday, March 23 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-03-24 01:05:47 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Michigan state agencies won't immediately recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed in the hours before an appeals court put on hold a judge's ruling that tossed out
    Michigan state agencies won't immediately recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed in the hours before an appeals court put on hold a judge's ruling that tossed out a state ban on gay marriage, the governor's office said Sunday.
  • Akron company will convert plastics for fuel

    Akron company will convert plastics for fuel

    Sunday, March 23 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-03-23 21:26:59 GMT
    AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A company is spending $20 million establishing a plant in northeast Ohio to convert scrap plastic into fuel. Sixty tons of plastic a day will go into the plant in Akron to create 300
    A company is spending $20 million establishing a plant in northeast Ohio to convert scrap plastic into fuel.
  • Bail set for 2 charged in Ohio teen's shooting

    Bail set for 2 charged in Ohio teen's shooting

    Sunday, March 23 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-03-23 20:18:10 GMT
    CINCINNATI (AP) - A judge has set bail at $500,000 for each of two men arrested on a charge of murder in a shooting that left a 14-year-old boy dead and three people injured. A Hamilton County Municipal
    A judge has set bail at $500,000 for each of two men arrested on a charge of murder in a shooting that left a 14-year-old boy dead and three people injured.
  • Animal gas chamber publicly demolished in Ohio

    Animal gas chamber publicly demolished in Ohio

    Sunday, March 23 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-03-23 20:05:42 GMT
    MEDINA, Ohio (AP) - About 30 people helped demolish a northern Ohio animal shelter's gas chamber that was used to kill hundreds of stray cats annually before it was phased out amid public pressure. The
    About 30 people helped demolish a northern Ohio animal shelter's gas chamber that was used to kill hundreds of stray cats annually before it was phased out amid public pressure.
  • Old buildings may have speeded spread of Ohio fire

    Old buildings may have speeded spread of Ohio fire

    Sunday, March 23 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-03-23 19:57:31 GMT
    GARRETTSVILLE, Ohio (AP) - A fire chief says the age of several buildings leveled by a fire in the downtown area of a northeastern Ohio village may have contributed to the blaze spreading so quickly. The
    A fire chief says the age of several buildings leveled by a fire in the downtown area of Garrettsvile may have contributed to the blaze spreading so quickly.
  • UPDATE: Missing MI toddler found, alert canceled

    UPDATE: Missing MI toddler found, alert canceled

    Sunday, March 23 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-03-23 15:30:04 GMT
    Police in Michigan are issuing an Amber Alert. They're looking for a girl who is missing from Highland Park, near Detroit.
    Police in Michigan are issuing an Amber Alert. They're looking for a girl who is missing from Highland Park, near Detroit.
  • More SKYWARN training on the way

    More SKYWARN training on the way

    Sunday, March 23 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-03-23 12:14:34 GMT
    Tuesday March 25th, 6:30 p.m. - Fremont - Job and Family Services -2511 Countryside Drive Fremont, OH 43420-9987Wednesday March 26th, 6:00 p.m. - Bloomdale - Elmwood Community Center Auditorium                     7650
    Many free SKYWARN classes to come from the NWS
  • Race Across Michigan benefits Special Olympics

    Race Across Michigan benefits Special Olympics

    Saturday, March 22 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-03-23 03:34:31 GMT
    Dozens of runners are making their way across Michigan as part of a fundraiser for the Special Olympics called "Race Across Michigan."All of the runners are University of Michigan Students. They hope to
    Dozens of runners are making their way across Michigan as part of a fundraiser for the Special Olympics called "Race Across Michigan."
  • Environmental groups support Lake Erie turbine project

    Environmental groups support Lake Erie turbine project

    Saturday, March 22 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-03-23 01:12:42 GMT
    CLEVELAND (AP) - A nonprofit company proposing wind turbines along Lake Erie has gained support from several environmental groups as it works to win critical state and federal permits. The (Cleveland)
    A nonprofit company proposing wind turbines along Lake Erie has gained support from several environmental groups as it works to win critical state and federal permits.
  • Newport Aquarium exhibit features new turtles

    Newport Aquarium exhibit features new turtles

    Saturday, March 22 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-03-23 01:08:33 GMT
    NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) - Newport Aquarium's new exhibit featuring more than a dozen turtles from around the world has opened its doors. Turtle Canyon includes tortoises big and small, and a massive snapping
    Newport Aquarium's new exhibit featuring more than a dozen turtles from around the world has opened its doors.
  • 200 lb Texas girl recovering after complicated weight loss surgery

    200 lb Texas girl recovering after complicated weight loss surgery

    Saturday, March 22 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-03-23 00:57:28 GMT
    CINCINNATI (AP) — A 12-year-old girl with a rare case of medically induced obesity that pushed her weight past 200 pounds is recovering after weight-loss surgery. Alexis Shapiro, from Cibolo, Texas,
    A 12-year-old Texas girl with a rare case of medically induced obesity that pushed her weight past 200 pounds is recovering after weight-loss surgery.
  • Large fire sweeps through Ohio village downtown

    Large fire sweeps through Ohio village downtown

    Saturday, March 22 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-03-23 00:37:43 GMT
    GARRETSVILLE, Ohio (AP) - A large fire has swept through a historic downtown block in the northeastern Ohio village of Garrettsville. WKYC-TV in Cleveland reports that as many as 15 fire departments from
    A large fire has swept through a historic downtown block in the northeastern Ohio village of Garrettsville.
  • Henry Ford Community College pondering a name change

    Henry Ford Community College pondering a name change

    Saturday, March 22 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-03-23 00:03:29 GMT
    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Henry Ford Community College is pondering a name change that officials say would better reflect its reach within and beyond its community. The Detroit Free Press reports Friday
    Henry Ford Community College is pondering a name change that officials say would better reflect its reach within and beyond its community.
  • Gay couples line up for marriage licenses in Michigan

    Gay couples line up for marriage licenses in Michigan

    Saturday, March 22 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-03-22 22:27:45 GMT
    A Federal Appeals Court issued an order Saturday afternoon preventing more same-sex couples from getting married in Michigan until it could consider the state of Michigan's appeal to a ruling overturning
    Dozens of same-sex couples were lining up in Washtenaw County to apply for marriage licenses.
  • Appeals court halts gay marriages in Michigan

    Appeals court halts gay marriages in Michigan

    Saturday, March 22 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-03-22 21:23:57 GMT
    MASON, Mich. (AP) - A federal appeals court issued an order Saturday preventing more same-sex couples from getting married in Michigan for at least several more days.    The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
    A federal appeals court issued an order Saturday preventing more same-sex couples from getting married in Michigan for at least several more days.
  • Coroner: Man found hanging on bridge died accidentally

    Coroner: Man found hanging on bridge died accidentally

    Saturday, March 22 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-03-22 20:52:47 GMT
    ST. MARYS, Ohio (AP) - A coroner in western Ohio says the death of a man found hanging upside-down from a creek bridge was accidental. Auglaize County Coroner. Thomas Freytag says all indications are
    A coroner in western Ohio says the death of a man found hanging upside-down from a creek bridge was accidental.
  • Law grants adoptees access to birth certificates

    Law grants adoptees access to birth certificates

    Saturday, March 22 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-03-22 19:32:18 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio law now in effect lets biological parents of adoptees decide whether to redact their names or include contact preferences in records that will soon be made available to
    An Ohio law now in effect lets biological parents of adoptees decide whether to redact their names or include contact preferences in records that will soon be made available to certain adoptees.
  • Judge will not order Libertarian back on ballot

    Judge will not order Libertarian back on ballot

    Saturday, March 22 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-03-22 19:17:00 GMT
    A federal judge has denied an effort by the Libertarian Party of Ohio to get its gubernatorial candidate back on the ballot for the May primary.    Ohio's elections chief disqualified that candidate, Charlie
    A judge will not order a Libertarian candidate for governor, Charlie Earl, be placed back on the ballot in time for the May primary.
  • Millions of kids will test new education assessments

    Millions of kids will test new education assessments

    Saturday, March 22 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-03-22 19:05:10 GMT
    What's on the new Common Core-based assessments?    More than 4 million kids in U.S. schools will soon have a clue.    Field testing begins this coming week in 36 states and the District of Columbia on
    Common-Core about to undergo test as students take exams.
  • Meet half of the "Million Dollar Quartet"

    Meet half of the "Million Dollar Quartet"

    Saturday, March 22 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-03-22 15:39:31 GMT
    "Million Dollar Quartet" takes to the stage at the Stranahan this weekend.
    "Million Dollar Quartet" takes to the stage at the Stranahan this weekend.
  • Springfield drama club reaches new heights

    Springfield drama club reaches new heights

    Saturday, March 22 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-03-22 15:17:25 GMT
    The drama club at Springfield High School is reaching new heights. For the upcoming performances of "The Little Mermaid Jr.," students will be lifted by wires to look like they're floating underwater.
    The drama club at Springfield High School is reaching new heights. For the upcoming performances of "The Little Mermaid Jr.," students will be lifted by wires to look like they're floating underwater.
  • Adrian police seek man wanted for felony

    Adrian police seek man wanted for felony

    Saturday, March 22 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-03-22 14:41:18 GMT
    Adrian police are on the lookout for a man who has several felony warrants.
    Adrian police are on the lookout for a man who has several felony warrants.
  • MI school district offers year-round classes, short summer break

    MI school district offers year-round classes, short summer break

    Saturday, March 22 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-03-22 14:32:08 GMT
    A Lenawee County school district is taking a new approach and offering classes in July.
    A Lenawee County school district is taking a new approach and offering classes in July.
  • Growing Up Special

    Growing Up Special

    Friday, March 21 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-03-21 22:15:03 GMT
    A special art show is opening this weekend. And it highlights the work of kids with a special needs sibling. The program is called Sibshop, and kids involved are having an art show at the Copper Moon
    A special art show is opening this weekend. And it highlights the work of kids with a special needs sibling. The program is called Sibshop, and kids involved are having an art show at the Copper Moon Gallery on Airport Highway Saturday, March 22nd, from 1pm to 2pm. You can also get more information about the program.
  • 29-year-old under arrest for allegedly stealing mom's purse

    29-year-old under arrest for allegedly stealing mom's purse

    Friday, March 21 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-03-21 11:49:03 GMT
    Perkins Township police posted to Facebook: Kory Howell, 29, is accused of snatching his mother's purse from Macy's.
    Perkins Township police posted to Facebook: Kory Howell, 29, is accused of snatching his mother's purse from Macy's.
  • Potholes take toll on emergency vehicles

    Potholes take toll on emergency vehicles

    Thursday, March 20 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-03-20 18:27:29 GMT
    The price of potholes could soon be adding up. Not only for repairs to your personal vehicle, but for repairs to emergency vehicles, too.
    The price of potholes could soon be adding up. Not only for repairs to your personal vehicle, but for repairs to emergency vehicles, too.
  • Tree trimmers find human remains under snow

    Tree trimmers find human remains under snow

    Police say tree trimmers doing work for a utility found skeletal human remains under melting snow on Detroit's east side.
    Police say tree trimmers doing work for a utility found skeletal human remains under melting snow on Detroit's east side.
  • Seasonal shops re-open after record winter

    Seasonal shops re-open after record winter

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-03-19 21:23:55 GMT
    Spring's imminent arrival doesn't mean snow is done but many warm-weather businesses are back open.  We've finally snapped one of our longest unofficial records in the Toledo area.  For more than 75 straight
    Spring starts March 20th and some seasonal businesses have already re-opened.
  • Michigan Democrats to protest Christie fundraiser

    Michigan Democrats to protest Christie fundraiser

    Michigan Democrats plan to protest New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's planned fundraiser for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land.
    Michigan Democrats plan to protest New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's planned fundraiser for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land.
  • Eastern Michigan hires officers to boost security

    Eastern Michigan hires officers to boost security

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-03-19 17:40:22 GMT
    YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Eastern Michigan University has hired six police officers as part of a larger plan to boost security following the slayings of two students since late 2012 and other assaults.
    Eastern Michigan University has hired six police officers as part of a larger plan to boost security following the slayings of two students since late 2012 and other assaults.
  • Your Health: Pap Test Changes

    Your Health: Pap Test Changes

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-03-18 21:56:07 GMT
    New screening guidelines for cervical cancer? That's what a special FDA advisory panel is recommending. For 60 years women have gotten a traditional pap test to screen for abnormal squamous cells that
    New screening guidelines for cervical cancer? That's what a special FDA advisory panel is recommending.
  • Officials confirm 5 more mumps cases at Ohio State

    Officials confirm 5 more mumps cases at Ohio State

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-03-18 21:26:45 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Five more cases of mumps have been confirmed in an outbreak at Ohio State University, raising the total to 28.    Columbus Public Health reports all but five of those infected are
    Five more cases of mumps have been confirmed in an outbreak at Ohio State University, raising the total to 28.
  • Shelters plead for more money

    Shelters plead for more money

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 5:08 PM EDT2014-03-18 21:08:43 GMT
    Toledo City Council has two weeks to pass a balanced budget  but homeless shelters say they need more money. Tuesday, several emergency shelters said, without more money, the people that rely no shelters
    Several emergency shelters in Toledo asked city council to consider filling the financial gap that may be left when the federal government likely cuts back on Community Development Block Grant monies.
  • Pay Hike for Local 7

    Pay Hike for Local 7

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-03-18 20:32:05 GMT
    More than 800 members of AFSCME Local 7 will get a 2.5 percent pay hike, retroactive to January 1, 2014.The Collins Administration says the wage reopener in the contract negotiated by the Bell Administration,
    Toledo City Council approves a 2.5% pay hike for AFSCME Local 7 members, retroactive to January 1, 2014.
  • Health Department wants 6% budget increase

    Health Department wants 6% budget increase

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-03-18 20:22:55 GMT
    The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department says it needs more money to give vaccines, operate clinics and inspect pools and restaurants. Health Department leaders told members at a city council hearing
    Toledo-Lucas County Health Department tells city council it needs a 6 percent budget increase to properly run clinics and other operations.
  • Bottled water company to promote 'Pure Michigan'

    Bottled water company to promote 'Pure Michigan'

    Source: absopure.comSource: absopure.com
    A bottled water company is partnering with Michigan's tourism campaign to showcase some of the state's natural beauty.
    A bottled water company is partnering with Michigan's tourism campaign to showcase some of the state's natural beauty.
  • Authorities: No injuries at sorority house fire

    Authorities: No injuries at sorority house fire

    Authorities say no one was injured during a fire at a sorority house near the University of Michigan campus.
    Authorities say no one was injured during a fire at a sorority house near the University of Michigan campus.
  • Police investigate rocks thrown at cars

    Police investigate rocks thrown at cars

    Columbus police are trying to find out who threw rocks that hit as many as a dozen vehicles along an Ohio interstate.
    Columbus police are trying to find out who threw rocks that hit as many as a dozen vehicles along an Ohio interstate.
  • Snow, potholes, now leaves

    Snow, potholes, now leaves

    Monday, March 17 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-03-17 21:44:06 GMT
    Just as we start to see progress from this year's terrible winter, now crews are trying to finish work left over from the Fall Toledo has waited to see the grass for 76 days. City crews will do double
    City crews will take advantage of the snow melt to fix potholes and to collect the leaves that are still at the curb following an early winter's snow coverage.
  • Anthony Wayne Bridge to close today for more than a year

    Anthony Wayne Bridge to close today for more than a year

    Monday, March 17 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-03-17 19:14:18 GMT
    The Anthony Wayne Bridge closed this morning at 7:00 a.m. for repairs. It's expected to take 570 days to repair, which is about a year and a half.The historic bridge has connected East and West Toledo
    The Anthony Wayne Bridge closed this morning at 7:00 a.m. for repairs. It's expected to take about a year and a half.
  • OVI Checkpoint set for Monday night on Wooster in Bowling Green

    OVI Checkpoint set for Monday night on Wooster in Bowling Green

    Monday, March 17 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-03-17 15:52:42 GMT
    The Ohio State Highway Patrol along with Bowling Green Police Dept. and the Wood County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday that they're setting up an OVI checkpoint from 8PM till 11PM tonight on SR 64
    The Ohio State Highway Patrol along with Bowling Green Police Dept. and the Wood County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday that they're setting up an OVI checkpoint from 8PM till 11PM tonight on SR 64
  • Ohio officials try to curb prison tattooing

    Ohio officials try to curb prison tattooing

    Statistics from the Ohio prison system show illegal tattooing behind bars continues to be a problem despite efforts to curb it.
    Statistics from the Ohio prison system show illegal tattooing behind bars continues to be a problem despite efforts to curb it.
  • Committee to vote on new rules for Ohio's jails

    Committee to vote on new rules for Ohio's jails

    New standards for Ohio's jails are up for a vote that cover everything from meals to emails.
    New standards for Ohio's jails are up for a vote that cover everything from meals to emails.
  • AAA offering "Tipsy Tow" through St. Patrick's Day

    AAA offering "Tipsy Tow" through St. Patrick's Day

    Sunday, March 16 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-03-17 02:58:56 GMT
    Tipsy Tow will begin running at 6 p.m. Friday, and continue its service through 6 a.m. Tuesday. For a tow and a ride, call 1-800-AAA-HELP.
    Tipsy Tow will begin running at 6 p.m. Friday, and continue its service through 6 a.m. Tuesday. For a tow and a ride, call 1-800-AAA-HELP.
  • Divers recover body of Ohio man who went into lake to rescue dog

    Divers recover body of Ohio man who went into lake to rescue dog

    Sunday, March 16 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-03-17 01:25:45 GMT
    HILLIARD, Ohio (AP) - A search is continuing for the body of a kayaker who disappeared in a central Ohio lake Saturday while trying to rescue a dog. Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott's office said divers
    Divers recovered the body of a kayaker who disappeared in a central Ohio lake Saturday while trying to rescue a dog.
  • 2 deputies collide head-on during car thief chase

    2 deputies collide head-on during car thief chase

    Sunday, March 16 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-03-16 23:03:07 GMT
    YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Washtenaw County authorities say two sheriff's deputies collided head-on while they were chasing a car theft suspect. WDIV-TV says no one was hurt in the crash Saturday evening
    Washtenaw County authorities say two sheriff's deputies collided head-on while they were chasing a car theft suspect.
  • Ohio cheese makers fight to use European-names for cheeses

    Ohio cheese makers fight to use European-names for cheeses

    Sunday, March 16 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-03-16 21:35:53 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio cheese producers are pushing back against an EU proposal to limit the use of European names such as Parmesan, feta and Gorgonzola on American-made cheeses. The Ohio Dairy Producers
    Ohio cheese producers are pushing back against an EU proposal to limit the use of European names such as Parmesan, feta and Gorgonzola on American-made cheeses.
  • Female Canadian goalie debuts on Columbus men's team

    Female Canadian goalie debuts on Columbus men's team

    Sunday, March 16 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-03-16 21:09:54 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The goalie for Canada's gold medalist women's Olympic hockey team made her debut in the men's Southern Professional Hockey League. Shannon Szabados had 27 saves, although her Columbus
    The goalie for Canada's gold medalist women's Olympic hockey team made her debut in the men's Southern Professional Hockey League.
  • Now or never? Ohio pins hopes on GOP convention

    Now or never? Ohio pins hopes on GOP convention

    Sunday, March 16 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-03-16 21:01:00 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Ohio is looking to reassert its political clout by pressing forward with three bids to host the Republican National Convention, competing against fast-growing states that have newer
    hio is looking to reassert its political clout by pressing forward with three bids to host the Republican National Convention, competing against fast-growing states that have newer infrastructure and the more diverse electorate that the party is trying to attract.
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