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  • Best Buy hiring for several positions

    Best Buy hiring for several positions

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:39:12 GMT
    Three area Best Buy locations are currently looking to fill several different positions. The stores that are hiring are the location at Monroe and Secor in Toledo, the store on Spring Meadows Drive in Holland and the store on Fremont Pike in Perrysburg. Between all three stores, the company is looking to hire about 30 people or more. It is hiring full time, part time and seasonal employees. To apply, visit bestbuy-jobs.com.
    Three area Best Buy locations are currently looking to fill several different positions. The stores that are hiring are the location at Monroe and Secor in Toledo, the store on Spring Meadows Drive in Holland and the store on Fremont Pike in Perrysburg. Between all three stores, the company is looking to hire about 30 people or more. It is hiring full time, part time and seasonal employees. To apply, visit bestbuy-jobs.com.
  • Chinese lantern may have sparked N. Baltimore plastics plant blaze

    Chinese lantern may have sparked N. Baltimore plastics plant blaze

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:06:08 GMT
    Large stacks of plastic pallets in the yard of HPJ Industries on West Boundary Street started burning last Thursday around 11 p.m. sending massive flames more than 100 feet into the air for hours. 
    Large stacks of plastic pallets in the yard of HPJ Industries on West Boundary Street started burning last Thursday around 11 p.m. sending massive flames more than 100 feet into the air for hours. 

  • Red Cross facing critical blood shortage

    Red Cross facing critical blood shortage

    With barely enough to cover lifesaving needs, and with even fewer donors each day, the American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is asking for your help to prevent a crisis.
  • Teen followed and robbed by 2 suspects speaks out

    Teen followed and robbed by 2 suspects speaks out

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:18:17 GMT
    These are the two suspects accused of robbing two teenage boys Saturday. We spoke with one of the victims. We can't show you his face, but the 15 year old says he and his buddy had just left the University of Toledo recreation center and were on the University trail. "We're riding along and just saw some people that we were just a little leery of. We wanted to avoid them so we got off to a Toledo side street up the trail here," said the victim. The teens cut through this neighborhood on their...
    These are the two suspects accused of robbing two teenage boys Saturday. We spoke with one of the victims. We can't show you his face, but the 15 year old says he and his buddy had just left the University of Toledo recreation center and were on the University trail. "We're riding along and just saw some people that we were just a little leery of. We wanted to avoid them so we got off to a Toledo side street up the trail here," said the victim. The teens cut through this neighborhood on their...
  • Residents split on Springfield Schools August levy

    Residents split on Springfield Schools August levy

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:11:30 GMT
    Springfield Local Schools says they need funding and are asking homeowners for support. In two weeks, voters head to the polls for a special election, but residents are split on another new tax. Springfield has a 7.9 mil levy on the august 5th ballot. It will cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $280 a year and generate $5.5 million each year for the district. But not everyone is on board. 13abc’s Christina Williams talked with some residents who say the district should make do with wha...
    Springfield Local Schools says they need funding and are asking homeowners for support. In two weeks, voters head to the polls for a special election, but residents are split on another new tax. Springfield has a 7.9 mil levy on the august 5th ballot. It will cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $280 a year and generate $5.5 million each year for the district. But not everyone is on board. 13abc’s Christina Williams talked with some residents who say the district should make do with wha...
  • TPD looking for suspects who robbed 2 teenage boys

    TPD looking for suspects who robbed 2 teenage boys

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:10:04 GMT
    Toledo police are looking for the suspects who robbed two teens.
    Toledo police are looking for the suspects who robbed two teens.
  • Jamie Farr pool opens as attendance dips

    Jamie Farr pool opens as attendance dips

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:08:11 GMT
    A small ceremony ushered in the opening of Jamie Farr Pool on North Summit St, Wednesday even as numbers indicate attendance at the pools is sinking again this year.
    A small ceremony ushered in the opening of Jamie Farr Pool on North Summit St, Wednesday even as numbers indicate attendance at the pools is sinking again this year.
  • Autopsy results for BGSU grad found in landfill could take weeks

    Autopsy results for BGSU grad found in landfill could take weeks

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:01:46 GMT
    It could be weeks until we know how a BGSU graduate died in Cleveland. Friends say they last saw 22-year-old Cory Barron at a concert at Progressive Field over the weekend. Police found his body in a landfill Tuesday. Investigators say Barron may have crawled or fallen into a trash chute in the stadium. The Lorain County coroner's office is performing an autopsy, but officials say the results will take about three weeks. Family and friends will remember Barron Thursday night with a candl...
    It could be weeks until we know how a BGSU graduate died in Cleveland. Friends say they last saw 22-year-old Cory Barron at a concert at Progressive Field over the weekend. Police found his body in a landfill Tuesday. Investigators say Barron may have crawled or fallen into a trash chute in the stadium. The Lorain County coroner's office is performing an autopsy, but officials say the results will take about three weeks. Family and friends will remember Barron Thursday night with a candl...
  • Morning soaker comes with light show

    Morning soaker comes with light show

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:40:11 GMT
    Many of us were awakened by thunderstorms early Wednesday morning.
    Many of us were awakened by thunderstorms early Wednesday morning.
  • Governor helps kick off 161st Ohio State Fair

    Governor helps kick off 161st Ohio State Fair

    It's time for the Ohio State Fair.
    The annual Ohio State Fair has kicked off in Columbus.
  • Wood County athletes bring home 25 medals from State Games

    Wood County athletes bring home 25 medals from State Games

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:04:19 GMT
    Twenty-four Wood Co. athletes from Wood Lane went to Columbus to compete at the Ohio Special Olympics Summer Games. They brought home 25 medals.
    Twenty-four Wood Co. athletes from Wood Lane went to Columbus to compete at the Ohio Special Olympics Summer Games. They brought home 25 medals.
  • Motorcycle ride Saturday for Pioneer accident victim

    Motorcycle ride Saturday for Pioneer accident victim

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:48:46 GMT
    Kaleb McLaughlin graduated from North Central High School in 2012.The following year, Kaleb lost his life when the car he was in veered off the road."In a small town, we're all family," said Ed Kidston, the mayor of Pioneer. "When a tragedy happens to one individual in town, it affects the whole town."The accident happened near Pioneer, on Williams County Road P.Kaleb was the passenger, his fiance was behind the wheel. She survived, and for the past year, those who knew Kaleb have been coping...
    Kaleb McLaughlin graduated from North Central High School in 2012.The following year, Kaleb lost his life when the car he was in veered off the road."In a small town, we're all family," said Ed Kidston, the mayor of Pioneer. "When a tragedy happens to one individual in town, it affects the whole town."The accident happened near Pioneer, on Williams County Road P.Kaleb was the passenger, his fiance was behind the wheel. She survived, and for the past year, those who knew Kaleb have been coping...
  • Arrest made in overnight shooting

    Arrest made in overnight shooting

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:40:00 GMT
    A man accused in a late-night shooting in Toledo is now behind bars.  Investigators say 41-year-old Christopher Bourn and another man tried to rob Jeffery Burks at Dorr and Bell around 11:30 PM Tuesday.
    A man accused in a late-night shooting in Toledo is now behind bars.  Investigators say 41-year-old Christopher Bourn and another man tried to rob Jeffery Burks at Dorr and Bell around 11:30 PM Tuesday.
  • Skies still safe following MH17 disaster, lawmakers say

    Skies still safe following MH17 disaster, lawmakers say

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:00:25 GMT
    On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration canceled flights to Tel Aviv, Israel after a rocket landed too close to the airport. This latest news comes off the heels of downed Malaysian Airlines Flight 17. Now lawmakers are saying passenger safety is the number one priority in the skies. “There are enough things to be fearful of in this world without starting to think if 'I get on this plane is it going to be shot down.' It isn’t so, so unusual,” Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said. Brown sa...
    On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration canceled flights to Tel Aviv, Israel after a rocket landed too close to the airport. This latest news comes off the heels of downed Malaysian Airlines Flight 17. Now lawmakers are saying passenger safety is the number one priority in the skies. “There are enough things to be fearful of in this world without starting to think if 'I get on this plane is it going to be shot down.' It isn’t so, so unusual,” Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said. Brown sa...
  • Fremont community mourns loss of missing man

    Fremont community mourns loss of missing man

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:20:36 GMT
    Those who knew Cory Barron in Fremont called him sweet, kind and a good man from a good family. Most in the tight-knit community were stunned to hear about his death."Deep down you pray that good will come out of it," says Timberly Kidwell, who coached Cory's sister. "You hate to hear that something like this is the outcome. I can't reiterate how great of a family this is, my heart is broken for them."Friends and family first reported the 22-year-old missing after they couldn't find him follo...
    Those who knew Cory Barron in Fremont called him sweet, kind and a good man from a good family. Most in the tight-knit community were stunned to hear about his death."Deep down you pray that good will come out of it," says Timberly Kidwell, who coached Cory's sister. "You hate to hear that something like this is the outcome. I can't reiterate how great of a family this is, my heart is broken for them."Friends and family first reported the 22-year-old missing after they couldn't find him follo...
  • Body of missing BGSU grad found in landfill

    Body of missing BGSU grad found in landfill

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:07:26 GMT
    A young man's body was found in a landfill in Lorain County Tuesday. Sheriff's investigators say the body is that of 22-year-old Cory Barron of Fremont. The BGSU graduate was last seen Friday at a concert at Progressive Field. Investigators say he left one group of friends to meet another and then vanished. An autopsy is set for Wednesday to determine how he died.
    A young man's body was found in a landfill in Lorain County Tuesday. Sheriff's investigators say the body is that of 22-year-old Cory Barron of Fremont. The BGSU graduate was last seen Friday at a concert at Progressive Field. Investigators say he left one group of friends to meet another and then vanished. An autopsy is set for Wednesday to determine how he died.
  • New BOE, new direction says Husted

    New BOE, new direction says Husted

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:05:09 GMT
    Ohio Secretary of State, Jon Husted (R), made an unusual appearance in Toledo, Tuesday, to give a pep talk to the new Lucas County Board of Elections.
    Ohio Secretary of State, Jon Husted (R), made an unusual appearance in Toledo, Tuesday, to give a pep talk to the new Lucas County Board of Elections.
  • Vandals slash six flags on Main St. in Flag City, USA

    Vandals slash six flags on Main St. in Flag City, USA

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:02:53 GMT
    “I don’t know how anybody could do this to the American flag!” says Karl Kuhlman, a Findlay business owner. “It’s disrespectful.”
    “I don’t know how anybody could do this to the American flag!” says Karl Kuhlman, a Findlay business owner. “It’s disrespectful.”

  • Tenant accused of murdering landlord

    Tenant accused of murdering landlord

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:30:09 GMT
    A man is behind bars tonight, accused of murdering his landlord. Lenawee County sheriff's deputies arrested Michael Thorn Anderson Tuesday afternoon for the murder of Larry Smith.
    A man is behind bars tonight, accused of murdering his landlord. Lenawee County sheriff's deputies arrested Michael Thorn Anderson Tuesday afternoon for the murder of Larry Smith.
  • What exactly is ozone?

    What exactly is ozone?

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:04:32 GMT
      Ozone is natural and even necessary but can irritate the lungs
      Ozone is natural and even necessary but can irritate the lungs
  • Local girl appears on national television

    Local girl appears on national television

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:48:34 GMT
    Progeria is known as the aging disease. It is a rare, fatal, genetic condition that only affects about 100 children around the world. Several of them live in our region and one of them,Carly Kudzia, is about to be featured on national television. Carly is an amazing little girl who may change the way you look at life. She and her family recently traveled to New York City for the taping of the Katie Couric show. They're hoping the show will bring more attention to progeria and help unlock th...
    Progeria is known as the aging disease. It is a rare, fatal, genetic condition that only affects about 100 children around the world. Several of them live in our region and one of them,Carly Kudzia, is about to be featured on national television. Carly is an amazing little girl who may change the way you look at life. She and her family recently traveled to New York City for the taping of the Katie Couric show. They're hoping the show will bring more attention to progeria and help unlock th...
  • Horrific case of alleged horse abuse in NW Ohio

    Horrific case of alleged horse abuse in NW Ohio

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:44:54 GMT
    Investigators are calling it a horrifying case of alleged animal abuse. A passerby alerted authorities to some extremely thin horses at a farm in Woodville Township in Sandusky County. We do want to warn you some of the pictures in this story are graphic. Sandusky County Animal Cruelty Investigator Kelly Askins is calling this the worst case of horse abuse she's ever seen. Over the weekend workers and volunteers seized four horses but only three of them survived, "We've dealt with thin hors...
    Investigators are calling it a horrifying case of alleged animal abuse. A passerby alerted authorities to some extremely thin horses at a farm in Woodville Township in Sandusky County. We do want to warn you some of the pictures in this story are graphic. Sandusky County Animal Cruelty Investigator Kelly Askins is calling this the worst case of horse abuse she's ever seen. Over the weekend workers and volunteers seized four horses but only three of them survived, "We've dealt with thin hors...
  • Lucas County starts early Head Start this Fall

    Lucas County starts early Head Start this Fall

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:01:20 GMT
    Toledo Day Nursery will serve as an Early Head Start site this Fall. Early Head Start will offer full day, full year programs for children zero to 3...a first for Lucas CountyKristi Hannan is the Early Head Start Director. She tells 13ABC, "Its really another opportunity to provide more services to pregnant women, infants, and toddlers...this gives us more chances to reach families there are a large number of infant and toddlers living in poverty who would benefit from the comprehensive servi...
    Toledo Day Nursery will serve as an Early Head Start site this Fall. Early Head Start will offer full day, full year programs for children zero to 3...a first for Lucas CountyKristi Hannan is the Early Head Start Director. She tells 13ABC, "Its really another opportunity to provide more services to pregnant women, infants, and toddlers...this gives us more chances to reach families there are a large number of infant and toddlers living in poverty who would benefit from the comprehensive servi...
  • McComb boil advisory lifted

    McComb boil advisory lifted

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:20:49 GMT
    The village of McComb's boil advisory is no longer in effect.
    The village of McComb's boil advisory is no longer in effect.
  • Salvation Army offers free school supplies for students

    Salvation Army offers free school supplies for students

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:50:48 GMT
    Every year, The Salvation Army coordinates a school supply donation drive with the aim of supplying over 1,200 students in Northwest Ohio with a back pack and the supplies to start the school year off on the right foot.If you would like supplies for your student, you must attend an application session and bring the following: identification, proof of residence, proof of income and proof of the children you would like supplies for. Tools for School assistance applications will accepted at the ...
    Every year, The Salvation Army coordinates a school supply donation drive with the aim of supplying over 1,200 students in Northwest Ohio with a back pack and the supplies to start the school year off on the right foot.If you would like supplies for your student, you must attend an application session and bring the following: identification, proof of residence, proof of income and proof of the children you would like supplies for. Tools for School assistance applications will accepted at the ...
  • Suspect in Temperance standoff surrenders

    Suspect in Temperance standoff surrenders

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:22:08 GMT
    Monroe county sheriff's deputies are involved in a standoff with a man in Temperance, Michigan. It's happening off of Stoneybrook Lane near Jackman and Dean.
    Monroe county sheriff's deputies are involved in a standoff with a man in Temperance, Michigan. It's happening off of Stoneybrook Lane near Jackman and Dean.
  • American Red Cross issues urgent call for blood and platelet donors

    American Red Cross issues urgent call for blood and platelet donors

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-07-22 11:11:35 GMT
    The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.According the agency donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer donations than expected.
    The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.According the agency donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer donations than expected.
  • Dry but not drought

    Dry but not drought

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:12:50 GMT
    Dry and cool don't usually go hand in hand but that's how our summer is playing out.
    Dry and cool don't usually go hand in hand but that's how our summer is playing out.
  • Southwyck's future depends on next 120 days

    Southwyck's future depends on next 120 days

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:29:08 GMT
    Weed cutting crews are sprucing up the vacant property where Southwyck Mall once stood, making the site look good to potential buyers.
    Weed cutting crews are sprucing up the vacant property where Southwyck Mall once stood, making the site look good to potential buyers.
  • Donations needed to get Mustangs to Michigan

    Donations needed to get Mustangs to Michigan

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:16:16 GMT
    The Mustang is known as the symbol of the American west, and a Lenawee County woman has rescued five of the horses from Washington State. Debra Garza of Tecumseh says the Mustangs have all had training to get them used to people and they are ready to head east next month, but a couple of them had medical issues and very large vet bills. Garza is hoping the community will help cover the cost of getting them a ride to Michigan. “Our wild horses are nearing extinction,” Garza says. “I’m not s...
    The Mustang is known as the symbol of the American west, and a Lenawee County woman has rescued five of the horses from Washington State. Debra Garza of Tecumseh says the Mustangs have all had training to get them used to people and they are ready to head east next month, but a couple of them had medical issues and very large vet bills. Garza is hoping the community will help cover the cost of getting them a ride to Michigan. “Our wild horses are nearing extinction,” Garza says. “I’m not s...
  • Lenawee Co. Sheriff IDs victim in Irish Hills homicide

    Lenawee Co. Sheriff IDs victim in Irish Hills homicide

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:59:39 GMT
    Sheriff Jack Welsh says this was not a random act. Detectives believe 66-year-old Larry Smith knew his killer.

    Sheriff Jack Welsh says this was not a random act. Detectives believe 66-year-old Larry Smith knew his killer.

  • Help for Families of Heroin Addicts

    Help for Families of Heroin Addicts

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:55:49 GMT
    There is help for family members of Heroin Addicts. Whether it's loosing a loved one to a heroin overdose or living with an active addict who can't get clean.There are informational kits that you can get by going to www.awake.org. The boxes contain a number of different resources you can connect with to get you or your family member help. There are box kits that also contain in home drug and alcohol tests. If the test comes out positive, it gives you instructions on where to go to get a more ...
    There is help for family members of Heroin Addicts. Whether it's loosing a loved one to a heroin overdose or living with an active addict who can't get clean.There are informational kits that you can get by going to www.awake.org. The boxes contain a number of different resources you can connect with to get you or your family member help. There are box kits that also contain in home drug and alcohol tests. If the test comes out positive, it gives you instructions on where to go to get a more ...
  • Firefighters battle massive barn fire in Northwood

    Firefighters battle massive barn fire in Northwood

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:30:41 GMT
    Multiple agencies battled a massive barn fire that broke out shortly after 9:30 PM Sunday night. on Andrus near East Broadway in Northwood.
    Multiple agencies battled a massive barn fire that broke out shortly after 9:30 PM Sunday night. on Andrus near East Broadway in Northwood.
  • Neighbors hopeful deal means Reynolds Corridor redevelopment

    Neighbors hopeful deal means Reynolds Corridor redevelopment

    Sunday, July 20 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-20 22:52:41 GMT
    Neighbors in South Toledo are talking about the real estate deal that could mean a new life for the former Southwyck Mall property. Those who remember the glory days of the Reynolds Road Corridor are hopeful that change is coming to the now-blighted area.
    Neighbors in South Toledo are talking about the real estate deal that could mean a new life for the former Southwyck Mall property. Those who remember the glory days of the Reynolds Road Corridor are hopeful that change is coming to the now-blighted area.
  • 17-year-old Lydia Ko wins Marathon Classic

    17-year-old Lydia Ko wins Marathon Classic

    Sunday, July 20 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-20 22:43:59 GMT
    More than $200-thousand is waiting for the winner of the 2014 Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning & O-I.
    Seventeen-year-old Lydia Ko broke free from a late tie with So Yeon Ryu, hitting a wedge to 4 feet for birdie on the 72nd hole on Sunday to win the Marathon Classic.
  • Scavenger hunt entertains kids at Marathon Classic

    Scavenger hunt entertains kids at Marathon Classic

    Sunday, July 20 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-20 22:29:05 GMT
    Kids got a change to compete in a competition of their own at the Marathon Classic on Sunday.
    Kids got a change to compete in a competition of their own at the Marathon Classic on Sunday.
  • City of Toledo plans to buy Southwyck mall property

    City of Toledo plans to buy Southwyck mall property

    Sunday, July 20 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-07-20 22:19:06 GMT
    After years without a plan, the City of Toledo plans on buying Southwyck. The city has a 120-day purchase agreement to buy the former mall property for 3 million dollars.
    After years without a plan, the City of Toledo plans on buying Southwyck. The city has a 120-day purchase agreement to buy the former mall property for 3 million dollars.
  • Cline family accepts burial plot donation

    Cline family accepts burial plot donation

    Sunday, July 20 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:42:59 GMT
    The family of a little girl killed in a fire on Friday has decided to accept a donation of a burial plot from  strangers who just wanted to help.
    The family of a little girl killed in a fire on Friday has decided to accept a donation of a burial plot from  strangers who just wanted to help.
  • Dry July continues, but drought not expected

    Dry July continues, but drought not expected

    Sunday, July 20 2014 5:24 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:24:05 GMT
    We are nearly 3 weeks deep into July and so far only 0.29" of rain has fallen at the Toledo airport for the entire month.
    We are nearly 3 weeks deep into July and so far only 0.29" of rain has fallen at the Toledo airport for the entire month.
  • Deadly crash leaves man dead, children injured in Hancock County

    Deadly crash leaves man dead, children injured in Hancock County

    Sunday, July 20 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:13:49 GMT
    A man is dead and two children and a woman are injured after a crash Saturday night in Hancock County.
    A man is dead and two children and a woman are injured after a crash Saturday night in Hancock County.
  • Firefighters rescue 4 people from burning Toledo apartment

    Firefighters rescue 4 people from burning Toledo apartment

    Sunday, July 20 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-07-20 19:20:33 GMT
    Toledo Firefighters rescued four people from a burning apartment complex early this morning. A Lieutenant with the Toledo Fire Department says the call came at 6:50 a.m.The fire started on the third floor of the Arlington South apartments. Firefighters rescued four people from the burning building and brought them to safety. At this time, the fire is out and an investigator is on the scene. Six people, making up two families, are without a home and receiving assistance from the Red Cross.
    Toledo Firefighters rescued four people from a burning apartment complex early this morning. A Lieutenant with the Toledo Fire Department says the call came at 6:50 a.m.The fire started on the third floor of the Arlington South apartments. Firefighters rescued four people from the burning building and brought them to safety. At this time, the fire is out and an investigator is on the scene. Six people, making up two families, are without a home and receiving assistance from the Red Cross.
  • Police: alcohol a factor in crash that seriously injured 3

    Police: alcohol a factor in crash that seriously injured 3

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:56:46 GMT
     Police think alcohol may be to blame for a Wood County accident that seriously injured three people.
     Police think alcohol may be to blame for a Wood County accident that seriously injured three people.
  • Mother, daughter go head-to-head in auctioneer competition

    Mother, daughter go head-to-head in auctioneer competition

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:05:41 GMT
    They work together in the family business, but when it comes to competition, they go head to head.In Toledo, Beth Rose is a well-known auctioneer.She comes from a long-line of bid callers, and so does her daughter.At 28 years of age, Sara Rose-Bytnar is mastering the family business and trying to one-up her own mother.During the International Auctioneer Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, Sara took first runner up in the women's division for bid calling.To do so, she had to out-bid her mom....
    They work together in the family business, but when it comes to competition, they go head to head.In Toledo, Beth Rose is a well-known auctioneer.She comes from a long-line of bid callers, and so does her daughter.At 28 years of age, Sara Rose-Bytnar is mastering the family business and trying to one-up her own mother.During the International Auctioneer Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, Sara took first runner up in the women's division for bid calling.To do so, she had to out-bid her mom....
  • Kids set up lemonade stand to help family who lost daughter in fire

    Kids set up lemonade stand to help family who lost daughter in fire

    Saturday, July 19 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-07-20 01:41:17 GMT
    Two young girls set up a lemonade stand to raise money for a family who lost a daughter in a deadly West Toledo fire.
    Two young girls set up a lemonade stand to raise money for a family who lost a daughter in a deadly West Toledo fire.
  • Mud Dog Challenge helps Heroes in Action

    Mud Dog Challenge helps Heroes in Action

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:30:14 GMT
    Local competitors put in heroic efforts battling mud pits, rope walls and slides to help America's heroes at the Mud Dog Challenge course in Swanton.
    Local competitors put in heroic efforts battling mud pits, rope walls and slides to help America's heroes at the Mud Dog Challenge course in Swanton.
  • Rower's eye view of Dragon Boat Race

    Rower's eye view of Dragon Boat Race

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:25:15 GMT
    The Dragon Boats hit the Maumee River Saturday at International Park. This is the 13th year for the festival. Over thirty teams skimmed over the water and among the rowers was 13abc Meteorologist Kelly Heidbreider who even strapped a camera on her hat to give a rower's eye view of the event.
    The Dragon Boats hit the Maumee River Saturday at International Park. This is the 13th year for the festival. Over thirty teams skimmed over the water and among the rowers was 13abc Meteorologist Kelly Heidbreider who even strapped a camera on her hat to give a rower's eye view of the event.
  • African American Festival promotes culture, good health

    African American Festival promotes culture, good health

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:21:31 GMT
     Tens of thousands turned out for the African American Festival at UT over the weekend. 
     Tens of thousands turned out for the African American Festival at UT over the weekend. 
  • Outpouring of help for family that lost little girl in fire

    Outpouring of help for family that lost little girl in fire

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:18:15 GMT
    Five-year-old Olivia Cline died early Friday morning in a house fire on Von Wormer Street. Now there is an outpouring of support from the community to help the family lay the little girl to rest.
    Five-year-old Olivia Cline died early Friday morning in a house fire on Von Wormer Street. Now there is an outpouring of support from the community to help the family lay the little girl to rest.
  • A baby heat wave expected next week

    A baby heat wave expected next week

    Saturday, July 19 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-19 21:38:50 GMT
    The mercury could top 90 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday.
    The mercury could top 90 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Ottawa County Fair honors veterans

    Ottawa County Fair honors veterans

    Saturday, July 19 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-07-19 19:51:33 GMT
    The Ottawa County Fair is in full swing this weekend, featuring everything from chainsaw carving to tractor pulls to a fishing derby and a pie eating contest and the crowning of a Fair Queen and King.
    The Ottawa County Fair is in full swing this weekend, featuring everything from chainsaw carving to tractor pulls to a fishing derby and a pie eating contest and the crowning of a Fair Queen and King.
  • 84-year-old driver injured after losing control of car

    84-year-old driver injured after losing control of car

    Saturday, July 19 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-19 19:08:27 GMT
    The Hancock County Sheriff's Office says an 84-year-old driver was injured in a one vehicle crash on CR 216 near TR 247 in Cass Township just before 11 a.m. on Saturday.
    The Hancock County Sheriff's Office says an 84-year-old driver was injured in a one vehicle crash on CR 216 near TR 247 in Cass Township just before 11 a.m. on Saturday.
  • Radar can measure rain totals

    Radar can measure rain totals

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-19 15:45:34 GMT
    We're lucky to have lots of great tools in the First Warning Forecast Center. One of them is called VIPIR.
    We're lucky to have lots of great tools in the First Warning Forecast Center. One of them is called VIPIR.
  • Arson registry helps Ohio investigators track criminals

    Arson registry helps Ohio investigators track criminals

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-07-19 15:35:44 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Officials say 221 names were listed during the first year of Ohio's registry for people convicted of arson-related offenses. When Ohio joined the few states that require such offenders to register with authorities, officials hoped it would help solve more cases, deter repeat offenses and prevent deaths and property damage. The usefulness of the registry, created last July, is difficult to evaluate. The Ohio Attorney General's Office runs the software that houses the data...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Officials say 221 names were listed during the first year of Ohio's registry for people convicted of arson-related offenses. When Ohio joined the few states that require such offenders to register with authorities, officials hoped it would help solve more cases, deter repeat offenses and prevent deaths and property damage. The usefulness of the registry, created last July, is difficult to evaluate. The Ohio Attorney General's Office runs the software that houses the data...
  • 5-year-old girl killed in Toledo house fire identified

    5-year-old girl killed in Toledo house fire identified

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:52:15 GMT
    Toledo firefighters pulled one person from a burning home early Friday morning. Crews responded to a house fire just after 1:00 AM in the 6000 block of Van Wormer Dr.
    Authorities have identified the little girl who was killed in a West Toledo house fire. An official from the Toledo Fire Department tells us five-year-old Olivia Cline died early Friday morning.
  • Equestrian therapy program needs help to stay open

    Equestrian therapy program needs help to stay open

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:21:27 GMT
    An equestrian therapy program in Oak Harbor is facing closure. Now program leaders are asking for your help to keep their barn doors open. Visit http://www.ridersunlimited.org/ to find out more about how you can help.
    An equestrian therapy program in Oak Harbor is facing closure. Now program leaders are asking for your help to keep their barn doors open. Visit http://www.ridersunlimited.org/ to find out more about how you can help.
  • Crash brings down pole on Bancroft

    Crash brings down pole on Bancroft

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:13:42 GMT
    Part of Bancroft between Callumet and Irvington was shut down Friday night after a car hit a pole. Police say it started when a driver was trying to make a left into a driveway, when a car coming from behind was going too fast and didn't realize the other vehicle was turning. The car clipped the other vehicle before hitting a power pole and spinning out of control. No one was hurt.
    Part of Bancroft between Callumet and Irvington was shut down Friday night after a car hit a pole. Police say it started when a driver was trying to make a left into a driveway, when a car coming from behind was going too fast and didn't realize the other vehicle was turning. The car clipped the other vehicle before hitting a power pole and spinning out of control. No one was hurt.
  • Man accused of fondling boy in hospital restroom

    Man accused of fondling boy in hospital restroom

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-19 03:08:44 GMT
    A man from Erie, Michigan is facing a felony sex charge after investigators say he fondled a boy in a hospital restroom. The complaint filed against Dean Elmer accuses him of going into a restroom, pulling down a 13-year-old boy's shorts and fondling the teen. Elmer also faces a vandalism charge. Court documents indicate, when hospital and Toledo Police tried to arrest him, he kicked out a window at the hospital and tried to climb out to elude officers. Elmer's due in court Monday.
    A man from Erie, Michigan is facing a felony sex charge after investigators say he fondled a boy in a hospital restroom. The complaint filed against Dean Elmer accuses him of going into a restroom, pulling down a 13-year-old boy's shorts and fondling the teen. Elmer also faces a vandalism charge. Court documents indicate, when hospital and Toledo Police tried to arrest him, he kicked out a window at the hospital and tried to climb out to elude officers. Elmer's due in court Monday.
  • July 2014 is the 7th coldest on record so far

    July 2014 is the 7th coldest on record so far

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:02:56 GMT
    If July ended today, the month would be the 7th coldest July ever recorded in the Glass City.
    If July ended today, the month would be the 7th coldest July ever recorded in the Glass City.
  • IRS scammers on the prowl

    IRS scammers on the prowl

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:27:23 GMT
    Tax season is over, but a whole new wave of IRS scammers are on the prowl. The Toledo Better Business Bureau has been getting an increase of calls and emails. And The Toledo Police Department is investigating a local IRS scam. Fiona Floyd of Toledo was just having a typical day at the office last week.After an unexpected phone call, she was in tears and relying on co-workers for support."If I had been alone somewhere, I would have been so panicked," she said.Fiona and her husband, Mike Floyd ...
    Tax season is over, but a whole new wave of IRS scammers are on the prowl. The Toledo Better Business Bureau has been getting an increase of calls and emails. And The Toledo Police Department is investigating a local IRS scam. Fiona Floyd of Toledo was just having a typical day at the office last week.After an unexpected phone call, she was in tears and relying on co-workers for support."If I had been alone somewhere, I would have been so panicked," she said.Fiona and her husband, Mike Floyd ...
  • St. Francis running back recovering after shooting

    St. Francis running back recovering after shooting

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:08:57 GMT
    St. Francis Football running back 16-year old Keontae Johnson is recovering from serious injuries he received in a drive by shooting Saturday night in North Toledo. 3 other teens injured in the shooting were treated and released. While police continue to look for suspects, Johnson's classmates are doing what they can to support him by holding a blood drive. Friends and Coaches of Johnson describe him as a fighter, and they are confident he'll pull through this challenge. Meantime, police are...
    St. Francis Football running back 16-year old Keontae Johnson is recovering from serious injuries he received in a drive by shooting Saturday night in North Toledo. 3 other teens injured in the shooting were treated and released. While police continue to look for suspects, Johnson's classmates are doing what they can to support him by holding a blood drive. Friends and Coaches of Johnson describe him as a fighter, and they are confident he'll pull through this challenge. Meantime, police are...
  • Toledo Police looking for missing 15-year-old

    Toledo Police looking for missing 15-year-old

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:07:45 GMT
    Police are searching for 15-year-old Kiersten Dyer. Toledo Police posted a picture of the girl on their Facebook page Friday. Officers say she went missing from her North Toledo home on Tuesday. Dyer is 5’4’’ tall and weighs 170 pounds. Anyone who with information about her whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.
    Police are searching for 15-year-old Kiersten Dyer. Toledo Police posted a picture of the girl on their Facebook page Friday. Officers say she went missing from her North Toledo home on Tuesday. Dyer is 5’4’’ tall and weighs 170 pounds. Anyone who with information about her whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.
  • New plaintiffs added to cancer cluster lawsuit against Whirlpool

    New plaintiffs added to cancer cluster lawsuit against Whirlpool

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:59:46 GMT
    The owners of the former Whirlpool Park property in Green Springs have joined the lawsuit alleging Whirlpool Corporation’s Clyde factory released dangerous chemicals in the air and dumped toxic sludge at the former park site.
    The owners of the former Whirlpool Park property in Green Springs have joined the lawsuit alleging Whirlpool Corporation’s Clyde factory released dangerous chemicals in the air and dumped toxic sludge at the former park site.

  • North Baltimore blaze melts siding of nearby homes, church

    North Baltimore blaze melts siding of nearby homes, church

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:43:49 GMT
    The State Fire Marshal’s Office is asking the public for help to determine if last night’s blaze at a plastics plant in North Baltimore was intentional or an accident.
    The State Fire Marshal’s Office is asking the public for help to determine if last night’s blaze at a plastics plant in North Baltimore was intentional or an accident.

  • Inside the Golf Channel

    Inside the Golf Channel

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:37:48 GMT
    Our camera got rare, behind-the-scenes access inside the Golf Channel's control room.
    Our camera got rare, behind-the-scenes access inside the Golf Channel's control room.
  • Thousands expected at African American Festival this weekend

    Thousands expected at African American Festival this weekend

    Friday, July 18 2014 2:16 PM EDT2014-07-18 18:16:28 GMT
    Thousands of people are expected to attend the 10th annual African American Festival this weekend. It's a family-friendly event hosted by the Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union and the University of Toledo.
    Thousands of people are expected to attend the 10th annual African American Festival this weekend. It's a family-friendly event hosted by the Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union and the University of Toledo.
  • A portion of SR 582 in Wood County will close next week.

    A portion of SR 582 in Wood County will close next week.

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:41:24 GMT
    Beginning on Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25 SR 582 (Middleton Pike) will be closed between Pemberbille Road and North Fostoria Road. ODOT is planning to replace some culverts there. The following detour will be set up: SR 199; SR 105; US 23.
    Beginning on Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25 SR 582 (Middleton Pike) will be closed between Pemberbille Road and North Fostoria Road. ODOT is planning to replace some culverts there. The following detour will be set up: SR 199; SR 105; US 23.
  • Woman claims she was drugged at a Put-In-Bay bar

    Woman claims she was drugged at a Put-In-Bay bar

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:12:51 GMT
    The Ottawa Count Sheriff's office is investigating several complaints of women claiming they were drugged at Put-In-Bay.
    The Ottawa Count Sheriff's office is investigating several complaints of women claiming they were drugged at Put-In-Bay.
  • Could you pay thousands just to see your doctor?

    Could you pay thousands just to see your doctor?

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-07-18 14:10:25 GMT
    The 13abc I-Team is investigating the "new" cost of health care. Some people are now paying thousands of dollars just for the chance to see their doctor. It's all part of the program to become a VIP, an MDVIP. It's like getting perks, but not at a nightclub or sporting event, this is for your health. It is going to cost you.
    The 13abc I-Team is investigating the "new" cost of health care. Some people are now paying thousands of dollars just for the chance to see their doctor.
  • Multiple departments battle large fire in North Baltimore

    Multiple departments battle large fire in North Baltimore

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:28 AM EDT2014-07-18 09:28:25 GMT
    Courtesy: Angela PayneCourtesy: Angela Payne
    Multiple fire departments are battling a massive blaze in North Baltimore. The flame broke out around 11 p.m. Thursday night. We have a crew on the way to the scene and will bring you any new information when we get it.
    Multiple fire departments are battling a massive blaze in North Baltimore. The flame broke out around 11 p.m. Thursday night. We have a crew on the way to the scene and will bring you any new information when we get it.
  • Skeletal Remains found in Oregon

    Skeletal Remains found in Oregon

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-07-18 02:05:25 GMT
    Oregon police are investigating the discovery of what appear to be human remains.
    Oregon police are investigating the discovery of what appear to be human remains.
  • Ohio Lottery logs record sales, $904M in profits

    Ohio Lottery logs record sales, $904M in profits

    The Ohio Lottery is reporting another year of record-high sales and profits, boosted partly by revenue from new video lottery terminals at three racino sites.
    The Ohio Lottery is reporting another year of record-high sales and profits, boosted partly by revenue from new video lottery terminals at three racino sites.
  • Scammers hit new low targeting dying patients

    Scammers hit new low targeting dying patients

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:52:16 GMT
     Scammers are sinking to a new low, stealing from sick and dying patients looking for assistance with their medical bills.
     Scammers are sinking to a new low, stealing from sick and dying patients looking for assistance with their medical bills.
  • Internet users help grieving dad

    Internet users help grieving dad

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:10:02 GMT
    The story is going viral after hundreds of tech-savvy people across the country answer the call to help give a Northwest Ohio family a special memory.
    The story is going viral after hundreds of tech-savvy people across the country answer the call to help give a Northwest Ohio family a special memory.

  • Visitor parking helps neighbors earn money during golf tournament

    Visitor parking helps neighbors earn money during golf tournament

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:54:27 GMT
    Crowds visiting the Marathon Classic need a place to park and that's the highlight of the year for many homeowners near the course
    Crowds visiting the Marathon Classic need a place to park and that's the highlight of the year for many homeowners near the course
  • Marathon Classic goes through sun, flooding

    Marathon Classic goes through sun, flooding

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:37:23 GMT
    Tournament organizers couldn't ask for better weather or luck this week, but that's not always the case.
    Tournament organizers couldn't ask for better weather or luck this week, but that's not always the case.
  • Marathon Classic reminds visitors to follow the rules

    Marathon Classic reminds visitors to follow the rules

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:17:54 GMT
     If you're planning to come out to the Marathon Classic at Highland Meadows for the weekend, there are some rules you'll need to follow.
     If you're planning to come out to the Marathon Classic at Highland Meadows for the weekend, there are some rules you'll need to follow.
  • Toledo mail processing center back on chopping block

    Toledo mail processing center back on chopping block

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:05:21 GMT
    The Toledo mail processing center is still on the chopping block, leaving hundreds of workers at the center in limbo. This comes after some of the processing at the center was moved to Columbus, Ohio and Pontiac, Michigan last year. The closure is slated for January 2015. The United States Postal Service claims there won’t be any firings, just retirements and relocations. "There are hundreds of jobs at stake in our region,” said Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH). Kaptur helped delay full closure fo...
    The Toledo mail processing center is still on the chopping block, leaving hundreds of workers at the center in limbo. This comes after some of the processing at the center was moved to Columbus, Ohio and Pontiac, Michigan last year. The closure is slated for January 2015. The United States Postal Service claims there won’t be any firings, just retirements and relocations. "There are hundreds of jobs at stake in our region,” said Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH). Kaptur helped delay full closure fo...
  • Man, 21, dies after apparent drowning in Fostoria

    Man, 21, dies after apparent drowning in Fostoria

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:57:17 GMT
    The Fostoria fire department is responding to a drowning at the Fostoria reservoir number 2. The call came in this evening.Firefighters have little information about the victim, but say that person has died.Stay with 13abc for the latest details.
    The Fostoria fire department is responding to a drowning at the Fostoria reservoir number 2. The call came in this evening.Firefighters have little information about the victim, but say that person has died.Stay with 13abc for the latest details.
  • 1,000+ volunteers keep Marathon Classic moving

    1,000+ volunteers keep Marathon Classic moving

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:34:24 GMT
    For the last twenty-five years, the ninth hole has been Ron Reynolds' post. The Columbus volunteer faithfully drives up year after year to lend a hand. His main task is to keep the crowd quiet while a golfer is on the course, but Ron says he continues to come back because of his love for the game."I worked in the tournament when I lived here in Toledo and I've started taking a week vacation every year to come back," he tells 13abc. "It's one of the best things I do all year."From getting the...
    For the last twenty-five years, the ninth hole has been Ron Reynolds' post. The Columbus volunteer faithfully drives up year after year to lend a hand. His main task is to keep the crowd quiet while a golfer is on the course, but Ron says he continues to come back because of his love for the game."I worked in the tournament when I lived here in Toledo and I've started taking a week vacation every year to come back," he tells 13abc. "It's one of the best things I do all year."From getting the...
  • Promedica breaks ground on health and wellness center

    Promedica breaks ground on health and wellness center

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-07-17 01:57:47 GMT
    Construction on a multi-million dollar health and wellness center is officially underway in Sylvania.Wednesday, Promedica officially broke ground on a three story, $45 million dollar health and wellness center."It's a beautiful building," Tim Grohnke, Vice President of Facilities, Improvement and Maintenance at Promedica said. "A lot of glass, a lot of light so I think it will be a great environment for the patients that visit."The center will move primary care physicians, specialists, diagno...
    Construction on a multi-million dollar health and wellness center is officially underway in Sylvania.Wednesday, Promedica officially broke ground on a three story, $45 million dollar health and wellness center."It's a beautiful building," Tim Grohnke, Vice President of Facilities, Improvement and Maintenance at Promedica said. "A lot of glass, a lot of light so I think it will be a great environment for the patients that visit."The center will move primary care physicians, specialists, diagno...
  • Smokestack implosion bystander: "It was loud and it was awesome!”

    Smokestack implosion bystander: "It was loud and it was awesome!”

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-16 21:59:01 GMT
    Arriving early, dozens of people waited to watch an iconic part of the Glass City skyline crumble. “It's just an eyesore,” says Kathy Okonski, who lives on the East Side.
    Arriving early, dozens of people waited to watch an iconic part of the Glass City skyline crumble. “It's just an eyesore,” says Kathy Okonski, who lives on the East Side.

  • Now Open: Fowl & Fodder

    Now Open: Fowl & Fodder

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-16 21:56:41 GMT
    It's an up-and-coming restaurant giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "local fare." "Fowl Fodder" is serving up local foods to local people. It's a farm-to-table-style eatery using the freshest ingredients grown locally in Northwest Ohio. A Kickstarter campaign was launched earlier this year to help the restaurant open its doors. It features signature sandwiches, tacos, soups and salads. You can try it yourself when it officially opens its door Friday on Central Avenue.
    It's an up-and-coming restaurant giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "local fare." "Fowl Fodder" is serving up local foods to local people. It's a farm-to-table-style eatery using the freshest ingredients grown locally in Northwest Ohio. A Kickstarter campaign was launched earlier this year to help the restaurant open its doors. It features signature sandwiches, tacos, soups and salads. You can try it yourself when it officially opens its door Friday on Central Avenue.
  • Fitzgerald airs first campaign ad

    Fitzgerald airs first campaign ad

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-07-16 21:37:18 GMT
     Ed Fitzgerald is the Democratic candidate for governor is airing his first television ad but voters are not tuned in.
     Ed Fitzgerald is the Democratic candidate for governor is airing his first television ad but voters are not tuned in.
  • Lucas Co Sheriff's office investigates heroin overdoses as homicides

    Lucas Co Sheriff's office investigates heroin overdoses as homicides

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:04:06 GMT
    The Lucas County Sheriff's Office has joined hands with other agencies to fight the heroin epidemic. Investigators are now treating heroin overdoses like homicides. Firefighters and hospital officials will now notify the sheriff's office when someone dies of an overdose. "People are dying families are getting crushed. The epidemic is growing its not going away," said Lucas County commissioner Tina Skeldon Wozniak. County leaders mapped out the number of heroin overdoses and say they are devas...
    The Lucas County Sheriff's Office has joined hands with other agencies to fight the heroin epidemic. Investigators are now treating heroin overdoses like homicides. Firefighters and hospital officials will now notify the sheriff's office when someone dies of an overdose. "People are dying families are getting crushed. The epidemic is growing its not going away," said Lucas County commissioner Tina Skeldon Wozniak. County leaders mapped out the number of heroin overdoses and say they are devas...
  • July cold challenges more records

    July cold challenges more records

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:37:56 GMT

    Wednesday will likely be the coldest July day since 2003.

    Wednesday will likely be the coldest July day since 2003.

  • Marina District smoke stacks set for demolition

    Marina District smoke stacks set for demolition

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-16 03:05:23 GMT
    A major change to the landscape of the Marina District is coming. Two of the three smoke stacks on the east side are set to come down and in dramatic fashion. Crews are in place for the implosions at the former Toledo Edison steam plant. The stacks are coming down for good Wednesday afternoon. The project is a major undertaking. Crews have been prepping the site since last week. They want to make sure everything is ready and in place before the detonation. Crews have drilled holes and plac...
    A major change to the landscape of the Marina District is coming. Two of the three smoke stacks on the east side are set to come down and in dramatic fashion. Crews are in place for the implosions at the former Toledo Edison steam plant. The stacks are coming down for good Wednesday afternoon. The project is a major undertaking. Crews have been prepping the site since last week. They want to make sure everything is ready and in place before the detonation. Crews have drilled holes and plac...
  • Sylvania businesses aim for hole-in-one during Marathon Classic

    Sylvania businesses aim for hole-in-one during Marathon Classic

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-07-16 02:36:10 GMT
    Joshua Spangler doesn't mind sacrificing space on his large, corner-lot lawn if it means cash in hand for people needing close parking to the Highland Meadows Golf Club. The Sylvania homeowner expects to see a lot of people in his neighborhood in the coming days as the Marathon Classic Golf Tournament kicks into high gear."Yesterday we had about eight cars, today was maybe two or three," says Spangler, who has lived at his home for almost two years. "I expect this weekend to be a little chaot...
    Joshua Spangler doesn't mind sacrificing space on his large, corner-lot lawn if it means cash in hand for people needing close parking to the Highland Meadows Golf Club. The Sylvania homeowner expects to see a lot of people in his neighborhood in the coming days as the Marathon Classic Golf Tournament kicks into high gear."Yesterday we had about eight cars, today was maybe two or three," says Spangler, who has lived at his home for almost two years. "I expect this weekend to be a little chaot...
  • Toledo firefighter injured battling house fire

    Toledo firefighter injured battling house fire

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:44:53 GMT
    A Toledo firefighter was taken to the hospital with burns after battling a house fire Tuesday afternoon. The fire was in the 3000 block of Maple in Toledo. The battalion chief tells 13abc crews arrived on scene to find heavy smoke and flames pouring from the house. We're told people do live at the home, but no one was inside at the time. One firefighter had minor burns to his ears and was taken to the hospital. Investigators are looking in to what caused the fire. They say it appears to ...
    A Toledo firefighter was taken to the hospital with burns after battling a house fire Tuesday afternoon. The fire was in the 3000 block of Maple in Toledo. The battalion chief tells 13abc crews arrived on scene to find heavy smoke and flames pouring from the house. We're told people do live at the home, but no one was inside at the time. One firefighter had minor burns to his ears and was taken to the hospital. Investigators are looking in to what caused the fire. They say it appears to ...
  • Funnel Clouds Possible Over Lake Erie Through Wednesday

    Funnel Clouds Possible Over Lake Erie Through Wednesday

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-07-15 23:04:25 GMT
    Pic from Cindy overlooking the Catawba PeninsulaPic from Cindy overlooking the Catawba Peninsula
    The cool weather can cause funnels and waterspouts over Lake Erie
    The cool weather can cause funnels and waterspouts over Lake Erie
  • Security breach at Lucas County jail

    Security breach at Lucas County jail

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:09:17 GMT
    A security breach at the Lucas County jail. Jail administrators say a man walked through a door that was propped open.The Lucas County Sheriff is investigating which employee left the door propped open outside of the booking are where inmates are released. Yesterday a man came thru door and ended up on the second floor of the jail. "He thought that that was a way to one of the ways to enter the back of the facility. He didn't give us a problem," said Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp.The man wa...
    A security breach at the Lucas County jail. Jail administrators say a man walked through a door that was propped open.The Lucas County Sheriff is investigating which employee left the door propped open outside of the booking are where inmates are released. Yesterday a man came thru door and ended up on the second floor of the jail. "He thought that that was a way to one of the ways to enter the back of the facility. He didn't give us a problem," said Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp.The man wa...
  • Now Open: Ka’Bloom Flowers & Gifts

    Now Open: Ka’Bloom Flowers & Gifts

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:54:49 GMT
    It's a new shop delivering plenty of natural beauty. Ka’Bloom Flower and Gifts is the newest business to open in downtown Sylvania. The unique floral boutique celebrated its grand opening Tuesday with an honorary ribbon-cutting ceremony. The flower and gift shop offers hundreds of varieties of fresh cut flowers at affordable prices.
    It's a new shop delivering plenty of natural beauty. Ka’Bloom Flower and Gifts is the newest business to open in downtown Sylvania. The unique floral boutique celebrated its grand opening Tuesday with an honorary ribbon-cutting ceremony. The flower and gift shop offers hundreds of varieties of fresh cut flowers at affordable prices.
  • Immigration crisis heats up, lawmakers respond

    Immigration crisis heats up, lawmakers respond

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:20:30 GMT
    The future is uncertain for nearly 60,000 Central American children. It’s a crisis impossible to ignore and it’s shifting the immigration debate on Capitol Hill, leaving lawmakers with only three weeks to reach an agreement with the White House before summer recess. “These are children of parents who thought it was safer to send their child north into an unknown future, than stay in Guatemala and probably face death,” said U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH). The first round of deportations ...
    The future is uncertain for nearly 60,000 Central American children. It’s a crisis impossible to ignore and it’s shifting the immigration debate on Capitol Hill, leaving lawmakers with only three weeks to reach an agreement with the White House before summer recess. “These are children of parents who thought it was safer to send their child north into an unknown future, than stay in Guatemala and probably face death,” said U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH). The first round of deportations ...
  • Youth crews work to clean up Toledo blight

    Youth crews work to clean up Toledo blight

    Neighborhood blight is coming down one lot at a time. 13abc's Melissa Voetsch shows us how a city-county partnership is taking care of a big summertime problem.
  • Police investigate attempted abduction in BG

    Police investigate attempted abduction in BG

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-07-15 18:31:46 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, OH - Bowling Green Police are searching for thewoman who may have tried to abduct a child.Theattempted abductionhappenedMonday around 4p.m. on South Church Street nearWooster.Police say an 11-year-old girl was walking in the area when a woman told her to get inside a car. The suspect is described as a heavy-set woman, with short hair, and appears to be in her mid-30's."I don't know if this was a misunderstanding or someone who really wanted to harm a child. We are going to go o...
    BOWLING GREEN, OH - Bowling Green Police are searching for thewoman who may have tried to abduct a child.Theattempted abductionhappenedMonday around 4p.m. on South Church Street nearWooster.Police say an 11-year-old girl was walking in the area when a woman told her to get inside a car. The suspect is described as a heavy-set woman, with short hair, and appears to be in her mid-30's."I don't know if this was a misunderstanding or someone who really wanted to harm a child. We are going to go o...
  • Fire breaks out at Oregon alfalfa plant

    Fire breaks out at Oregon alfalfa plant

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-07-15 11:38:58 GMT
    Oregon firefighters battled flames at the Toledo Alfalfa Mills early Tuesday.The mills are on Stadium Road near Navarre. Firefighters rushed to the scene around 2:30 a.m. We're told the fire began in one of the towers. A ladder truck was called in to put out the flames.
    Oregon firefighters battled flames at the Toledo Alfalfa Mills early Tuesday.The mills are on Stadium Road near Navarre. Firefighters rushed to the scene around 2:30 a.m. We're told the fire began in one of the towers. A ladder truck was called in to put out the flames.
  • Ohio Turnpike EZ Pass Scam

    Ohio Turnpike EZ Pass Scam

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:33 AM EDT2014-07-15 10:33:11 GMT
    BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Turnpike officials are warning their E-ZPass customers of an email scam. Officials said Monday that emails from the sender "EZPass Info" are likely attempts to steal personal information from some of the 150,000 customers who use the automated E-ZPass system to automatically pay tolls on the northern Ohio thoroughfare. The email says the customer owes money and asks the receiver to click a link to download an invoice. The same e-mail scam also has been reported in New ...
    BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Turnpike officials are warning their E-ZPass customers of an email scam. Officials said Monday that emails from the sender "EZPass Info" are likely attempts to steal personal information from some of the 150,000 customers who use the automated E-ZPass system to automatically pay tolls on the northern Ohio thoroughfare. The email says the customer owes money and asks the receiver to click a link to download an invoice. The same e-mail scam also has been reported in New ...
  • Toledo man finishes 3,000-mile bike ride

    Toledo man finishes 3,000-mile bike ride

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:10:31 GMT
    A Toledo man pedaled more than 3,000 miles to raise awareness about gun violence. Charles Veley left the Glass City on his bike on June 11. He made it to Los Angeles less than a month later. Now back home in Toledo, Veley says he met hundreds of people during his trip who signed his shirt and banner. His goal was to talk to police officers and others about ways they've curbed gun violence and to inspire the people of Toledo to pursue their own goals. "No matter what you do, no matter what...
    A Toledo man pedaled more than 3,000 miles to raise awareness about gun violence. Charles Veley left the Glass City on his bike on June 11. He made it to Los Angeles less than a month later. Now back home in Toledo, Veley says he met hundreds of people during his trip who signed his shirt and banner. His goal was to talk to police officers and others about ways they've curbed gun violence and to inspire the people of Toledo to pursue their own goals. "No matter what you do, no matter what...
  • Vandals strike Swan Creek Metropark community building

    Vandals strike Swan Creek Metropark community building

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:08:19 GMT
    Broken glass, busted door handles and fixtures ripped straight from the wall....it wasn't what Swan Creek workers were expecting when they opened the park's small community building on Sunday morning. Investigators say someone or a group of people threw a rock through a large back window to break in, and wreaked havoc once inside."Doors, door handles, drywall that type of thing was heavily damaged," says Joe Fausnaugh, the Chief Metroparks Ranger. "It appears to be more vandalism than theft r...
    Broken glass, busted door handles and fixtures ripped straight from the wall....it wasn't what Swan Creek workers were expecting when they opened the park's small community building on Sunday morning. Investigators say someone or a group of people threw a rock through a large back window to break in, and wreaked havoc once inside."Doors, door handles, drywall that type of thing was heavily damaged," says Joe Fausnaugh, the Chief Metroparks Ranger. "It appears to be more vandalism than theft r...
  • Building where firefighters killed demolished

    Building where firefighters killed demolished

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-07-15 03:02:36 GMT
    As the walls came tumbling down, crowds gathered at the corner of Magnolia and Huron to remember."It happened right here in front of my house," Jennifer Owensby, who lives in the neighborhood said. "It was a very sad tragedy."It was nearly 7 months ago, when the apartment building caught fire.Toledo fire Privates Jamie Dickman and Steve Machcinski were two of the firefighters who rushed to the scene.They never made it out."I was just blown away you know," Karen McMahon, who lives in the area,...
    As the walls came tumbling down, crowds gathered at the corner of Magnolia and Huron to remember."It happened right here in front of my house," Jennifer Owensby, who lives in the neighborhood said. "It was a very sad tragedy."It was nearly 7 months ago, when the apartment building caught fire.Toledo fire Privates Jamie Dickman and Steve Machcinski were two of the firefighters who rushed to the scene.They never made it out."I was just blown away you know," Karen McMahon, who lives in the area,...
  • Sheriff warns of man posing as Time Warner worker in Monclova Twp.

    Sheriff warns of man posing as Time Warner worker in Monclova Twp.

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:42:44 GMT
    Investigators say no one has been hurt so far and nothing has been reported stolen.  But if there is a poser, he’s believable.
    Investigators say no one has been hurt so far and nothing has been reported stolen.  But if there is a poser, he’s believable.

  • Lathrop announces move to downtown Toledo

    Lathrop announces move to downtown Toledo

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:24:34 GMT
    Lathop Company announced it will move from its Maumee site on Dussel Drive to downtown Toledo by spring, 2015.
    Lathop Company announced it will move from its Maumee site on Dussel Drive to downtown Toledo by spring, 2015.
  • Toledo considering buying--not renting--Government Center

    Toledo considering buying--not renting--Government Center

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:36:29 GMT
    Toledo has operated city government out of One Government Center on Jefferson Street since 1983. The rent’s been very affordable at $7 a square foot but the state has let the maintenance go and wants to increase the rent. The building is 22-floors tall and Toledo occupies 8-floors. But now Mayor Collins is thinking the city might rather buy the building for a buck than rent. The mayor’s chief of staff, Bob Reinbolt says, “So we’re doing our cost analysis and we’re looking at it.” A lot of the...
    Toledo has operated city government out of One Government Center on Jefferson Street since 1983. The rent’s been very affordable at $7 a square foot but the state has let the maintenance go and wants to increase the rent. The building is 22-floors tall and Toledo occupies 8-floors. But now Mayor Collins is thinking the city might rather buy the building for a buck than rent. The mayor’s chief of staff, Bob Reinbolt says, “So we’re doing our cost analysis and we’re looking at it.” A lot of the...
  • 4 teens recovering after weekend drive-by

    4 teens recovering after weekend drive-by

    Four teenagers are recovering after a drive-by shooting over the weekend. Police identified the four teens as 16-year-old Keontae Johnson and 17-year-olds, Marquis Robinson, James Arnold and Rondale Ensley. The attack happened early Saturday morning on East Streicher near Lagrange. The mother of one of the victims says her son was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.
  • Suspect wanted for theft from elderly woman

    Suspect wanted for theft from elderly woman

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:53:06 GMT
    Maumee Police Detectives are investigating a theft from an elderly woman who was shopping at a local store in Maumee. Police says, as the victim was shopping for groceries, the suspect reached into her purse and stole her wallet. The suspect immediately went to two different stores and used a stolen credit card to purchase several hundred dollars in gift cards. She was seen driving a silver SUV with an unknown license plate. If anyone can identify this suspect, you’re asked to call Detec...
    Maumee Police Detectives are investigating a theft from an elderly woman who was shopping at a local store in Maumee. Police says, as the victim was shopping for groceries, the suspect reached into her purse and stole her wallet. The suspect immediately went to two different stores and used a stolen credit card to purchase several hundred dollars in gift cards. She was seen driving a silver SUV with an unknown license plate. If anyone can identify this suspect, you’re asked to call Detec...
  • Former Clay HS athletic trainer sentenced to year in prison for sex with student

    Former Clay HS athletic trainer sentenced to year in prison for sex with student

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:42:39 GMT
    Melinda Rober will be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of her life.
    Melinda Rober will be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of her life.

  • Witnesses say kids ran from vacant house before it burned down

    Witnesses say kids ran from vacant house before it burned down

    Sunday, July 13 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-07-14 03:26:57 GMT
     A massive house fire in a vacant house kept Toledo firefighters busy on Sunday evening. Fire broke out around 5:45 p.m. in the 1100 block of Newbury Street.
     A massive house fire in a vacant house kept Toledo firefighters busy on Sunday evening. Fire broke out around 5:45 p.m. in the 1100 block of Newbury Street.
  • Local protest over Middle East crisis

    Local protest over Middle East crisis

    Sunday, July 13 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-07-14 03:19:24 GMT
    Local protestors called for an end to violence in the Middle East.  Organizer Jinan Shibat called for Israel to stop firing rockets into Gaza. "You have Palestinians dying."
    Local protestors called for an end to violence in the Middle East.  Organizer Jinan Shibat called for Israel to stop firing rockets into Gaza. "You have Palestinians dying."
  • Bavarian Sports Club picnic also celebrates World Cup Win

    Bavarian Sports Club picnic also celebrates World Cup Win

    Sunday, July 13 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-07-14 03:17:39 GMT
    The annual Bavarian Sports Club Picnic was extra special for members this year. They got to enjoy Germany's victory over Argentina in the World Cup final.
    The annual Bavarian Sports Club Picnic was extra special for members this year. They got to enjoy Germany's victory over Argentina in the World Cup final.
  • Black Lab wins Ultimate Air Dogs competition in Maumee

    Black Lab wins Ultimate Air Dogs competition in Maumee

    Sunday, July 13 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-07-14 03:14:42 GMT
    After two days of fierce competition at The Andersons in Maumee, there's a winner in the Ultimate Air Dogs Competition.
    After two days of fierce competition at The Andersons in Maumee, there's a winner in the Ultimate Air Dogs Competition.
  • New twist in murder investigation: suspects' friend uncovers new evidence

    New twist in murder investigation: suspects' friend uncovers new evidence

    Sunday, July 13 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-14 03:03:53 GMT
    There's been a new twist in what police believe is a murder investigation. Robert and Desirae Strauss are behind bars in Indiana right now awaiting extradition to Toledo on murder charges and some new evidence has come to light.
    There's been a new twist in what police believe is a murder investigation. Robert and Desirae Strauss are behind bars in Indiana right now awaiting extradition to Toledo on murder charges and some new evidence has come to light.
  • City plans $1 offer for One Government Center - needs $7 mil in repairs

    City plans $1 offer for One Government Center - needs $7 mil in repairs

    Sunday, July 13 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-07-13 23:34:31 GMT
    The City of Toledo may put in an offer to buy One Government Center. Their bid? Just one dollar.
    The City of Toledo may put in an offer to buy One Government Center. Their bid? Just one dollar.
  • Safety a top priority at Polish Festival

    Safety a top priority at Polish Festival

    Sunday, July 13 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-07-13 23:29:49 GMT
    Public safety has always been a top priority for the organizers of Toledo's Polish Festival.
    Public safety has always been a top priority for the organizers of Toledo's Polish Festival.
  • Collingwood mural shows neighborhood pride

    Collingwood mural shows neighborhood pride

    Sunday, July 13 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-07-13 23:09:34 GMT
    The Collingwood Canopy mural made its debut on Sunday, after having the unveiling postponed last week due to a death in the community.
    The Collingwood Canopy mural made its debut on Sunday, after having the unveiling postponed last week due to a death in the community.
  • Driver hospitalized after Sylvania Township crash

    Driver hospitalized after Sylvania Township crash

    Sunday, July 13 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-07-13 23:05:50 GMT
    A driver was hospitalized after a two-car crash in Sylvania Township on Sunday afternoon. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. at the corner of Corey and Sylvania Avenue. Sylvania Township Police are still investigating the crash.
    A driver was hospitalized after a two-car crash in Sylvania Township on Sunday afternoon. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. at the corner of Corey and Sylvania Avenue. Sylvania Township Police are still investigating the crash.
  • Cool, but not cold enough for record lows

    Cool, but not cold enough for record lows

    Sunday, July 13 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-13 21:58:00 GMT
    We won't touch the record low on Wednesday set back in 1945 of 44 degrees.
    We won't touch the record low on Wednesday set back in 1945 of 44 degrees.
  • Classmates hope to organize blood drive in honor of wounded St. Francis running back

    Classmates hope to organize blood drive in honor of wounded St. Francis running back

    Sunday, July 13 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-07-13 21:51:17 GMT
    Classmates of a teenager wounded in the shooting on East Streicher early Saturday morning are hoping to show their support for the victim by helping others.
    Classmates of a teenager wounded in the shooting on East Streicher early Saturday morning are hoping to show their support for the victim by helping others.
  • Robber hits Adrian party store

    Robber hits Adrian party store

    Sunday, July 13 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-13 19:23:22 GMT
    Adrian police say a man robbed West Point Party store just after midnight on Sunday.
    Adrian police say a man robbed West Point Party store just after midnight on Sunday.
  • Putnam Co. warns of masked intruder

    Putnam Co. warns of masked intruder

    Sunday, July 13 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-07-13 19:16:33 GMT
     The Putnam County Sheriff's Office says someone wearing a mask might be walking into unlocked homes.
     The Putnam County Sheriff's Office says someone wearing a mask might be walking into unlocked homes.
  • Woodruff house fire does extensive smoke damage

    Woodruff house fire does extensive smoke damage

    Sunday, July 13 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-07-13 19:07:51 GMT
    There was extensive smoke damage to a home after a fire broke out overnight in the 1000 block of Woodruff. The battalion chief says it started in the back on the home.
    There was extensive smoke damage to a home after a fire broke out overnight in the 1000 block of Woodruff. The battalion chief says it started in the back on the home.
  • Animal behavior center offers seminar

    Animal behavior center offers seminar

    Saturday, July 12 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-07-13 03:28:22 GMT
    The Animal Behavior Center in Sylvania is hosting a weekend animal behavior, training and health seminar.
    The Animal Behavior Center in Sylvania is hosting a weekend animal behavior, training and health seminar.
  • Food Truck Festival supports food trucks

    Food Truck Festival supports food trucks

    Saturday, July 12 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-07-13 03:19:11 GMT
    Toledo's first-ever Food Truck Festival took place on Saturday. It followed on the heels of Mayor D. Michael Collins' plan to impose new regulations and fees on food truck vendors. 
    Toledo's first-ever Food Truck Festival took place on Saturday. It followed on the heels of Mayor D. Michael Collins' plan to impose new regulations and fees on food truck vendors. 
  • A cool spell and waterspouts possible next week

    A cool spell and waterspouts possible next week

    Saturday, July 12 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-07-13 03:19:04 GMT
    Typically Toledo's "dog days of summer" is next week, but instead we will be lucky to hit 70 degrees for a couple days.
    Typically Toledo's "dog days of summer" is next week, but instead we will be lucky to hit 70 degrees for a couple days.
  • Neighbors fed up with violence after four teens shot in Polish Village

    Neighbors fed up with violence after four teens shot in Polish Village

    Saturday, July 12 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-13 03:15:26 GMT
    Toledo residents are fed up with violence after a week that saw multiple shootings and two murders in the Glass City.
    Toledo residents are fed up with violence after a week that saw multiple shootings and two murders in the Glass City.
  • Agency using new scale to grade Lake Erie algae

    Agency using new scale to grade Lake Erie algae

    Saturday, July 12 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-07-13 00:39:21 GMT
    Researchers are adding a new wrinkle to how they will forecast the yearly algae outbreaks on Lake Erie.
    Researchers are adding a new wrinkle to how they will forecast the yearly algae outbreaks on Lake Erie.
  • Bikers keep fallen detective's memory alive

    Bikers keep fallen detective's memory alive

    Saturday, July 12 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-07-12 23:24:58 GMT
    TPD Detective Keith Dressel was gunned down on the job nearly eight years ago, but he has not been forgotten. On Saturday, 200 motorcyclists participated in a ride to honor his memory and raise money for a scholarship fund.
    TPD Detective Keith Dressel was gunned down on the job nearly eight years ago, but he has not been forgotten. On Saturday, 200 motorcyclists participated in a ride to honor his memory and raise money for a scholarship fund.
  • Fishing rodeo introduces kids to joys of fishing

    Fishing rodeo introduces kids to joys of fishing

    Saturday, July 12 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-07-12 23:23:50 GMT
     A fishing rodeo aimed at getting kids interested in fishing was held on Saturday at Sleepy Hollow Park.
     A fishing rodeo aimed at getting kids interested in fishing was held on Saturday at Sleepy Hollow Park.
  • Ultimate Air Dogs make a splash at The Andersons

    Ultimate Air Dogs make a splash at The Andersons

    Saturday, July 12 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-07-12 23:23:09 GMT
    The Ultimate Air Dogs are back in town. This weekend the dock diving dogs are bringing a show to The Andersons in Maumee.
    The Ultimate Air Dogs are back in town. This weekend the dock diving dogs are bringing a show to The Andersons in Maumee.
  • Musicians from across county come for Jazz Festival

    Musicians from across county come for Jazz Festival

    Saturday, July 12 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-12 22:53:21 GMT
     Musicians from all over the country are in our area to play for jazz fans and to raise money to help fight hunger.
     Musicians from all over the country are in our area to play for jazz fans and to raise money to help fight hunger.
  • Polish Festival draws crowds

    Polish Festival draws crowds

    Saturday, July 12 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-12 22:48:00 GMT
    Polka music filled the air this weekend at the Lagrange Street Polish Festival.The event is one of the area's largest and oldest festivals. As always, plenty of music, craft vendors and traditional Polish food are featured with the money going to support the Lagrange Street neighborhood. The festival continues through Sunday.
    Polka music filled the air this weekend at the Lagrange Street Polish Festival.The event is one of the area's largest and oldest festivals. As always, plenty of music, craft vendors and traditional Polish food are featured with the money going to support the Lagrange Street neighborhood. The festival continues through Sunday.
  • Teens learn what it takes to be a first responder at disaster drill

    Teens learn what it takes to be a first responder at disaster drill

    Saturday, July 12 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-12 22:43:18 GMT
    Teens and young adults learned what it really takes to be a first responder on Saturday. Rossford Fire and Rescue's Explorer Post 790 held a mock disaster day.
    Teens and young adults learned what it really takes to be a first responder on Saturday. Rossford Fire and Rescue's Explorer Post 790 held a mock disaster day.
  • Activists plead for peace after violent week

    Activists plead for peace after violent week

    Saturday, July 12 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-07-12 22:35:15 GMT
    Activists are pleading for peace after a violent week in Toledo.
    Activists are pleading for peace after a violent week in Toledo.
  • Which coaster will Cedar Point name after LeBron?

    Which coaster will Cedar Point name after LeBron?

    Saturday, July 12 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-07-12 21:51:27 GMT
    Which coaster will be named after LeBron James now that he's coming back to Cleveland? Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park says to stay tuned.
    Which coaster will be named after LeBron James now that he's coming back to Cleveland? Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park says to stay tuned.
  • TPD: Check your property for missing man's body

    TPD: Check your property for missing man's body

    Saturday, July 12 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-12 19:47:53 GMT
    Toledo Police are asking for help in locating the body of a man they say was murdered.Police believe Robert and Desirae Strauss killed Brian Martin of Ypsilanti, Michigan last month. Officers believe the crime happened in the Toledo area. They say the couple knew he was coaching a softball tournament in the area and that they killed him and hid his body somewhere between Toledo and Indiana.Officers would like people to check barns or other outbuildings on their properties.
    Toledo Police are asking for help in locating the body of a man they say was murdered.Police believe Robert and Desirae Strauss killed Brian Martin of Ypsilanti, Michigan last month. Officers believe the crime happened in the Toledo area. They say the couple knew he was coaching a softball tournament in the area and that they killed him and hid his body somewhere between Toledo and Indiana.Officers would like people to check barns or other outbuildings on their properties.
  • LeBron's return could affect GOP

    LeBron's return could affect GOP

    Saturday, July 12 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-07-12 19:18:23 GMT
    Celebrations aside, LeBron James' decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA could complicate the Republican Party's plan to nominate its presidential contender on Lake Erie's shores in 2016.
    Celebrations aside, LeBron James' decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA could complicate the Republican Party's plan to nominate its presidential contender on Lake Erie's shores in 2016.
  • Portman for President?

    Portman for President?

    Saturday, July 12 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-07-12 18:50:03 GMT
    Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday he has definite plans to run in 2016 - at least for re-election.
    Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman said Thursday he has definite plans to run in 2016 - at least for re-election.
  • Fitzgerald plans 4-city swing

    Fitzgerald plans 4-city swing

    Saturday, July 12 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-07-12 18:44:28 GMT
    The Democratic candidate for governor is campaigning through southern Ohio, focusing on what he says are residents hurt by the incumbent's economic policies.
    The Democratic candidate for governor is campaigning through southern Ohio, focusing on what he says are residents hurt by the incumbent's economic policies.
  • Neighbors fear firebug is targeting their neighborhood

    Neighbors fear firebug is targeting their neighborhood

    Saturday, July 12 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-07-12 18:33:59 GMT
    People living in a Toledo neighborhood believe a firebug is to blame for a string of vacant house fires that could threaten their homes.
    People living in a Toledo neighborhood believe a firebug is to blame for a string of vacant house fires that could threaten their homes.
  • Fed-up neighbors clean up what they say the City won't

    Fed-up neighbors clean up what they say the City won't

    Saturday, July 12 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-07-12 18:33:29 GMT
     Some Toledo neighbors are fed-up with a blighted home in their neighborhood and have have decided to take matters into their own hands and clean it up.
     Some Toledo neighbors are fed-up with a blighted home in their neighborhood and have have decided to take matters into their own hands and clean it up.
  • "Gay Blood Drive" calls for change to FDA rules

    "Gay Blood Drive" calls for change to FDA rules

    Saturday, July 12 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-07-12 15:39:55 GMT
    Men who have had sex with other men are not allowed to donate blood. That's according to guidelines set by the FDA.Inside the Toledo chapter of the American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, some donors are not allowed. Instead, today, they're sending in surrogates.According the Food and Drug Administration, gay men Are not allowed to donate blood.The FDA's website states: "A history of male-to-male sex is associated with an increased risk for exposure to and transmission of certain infectious...
    Men who have had sex with other men are not allowed to donate blood. That's according to guidelines set by the FDA.Inside the Toledo chapter of the American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, some donors are not allowed. Instead, today, they're sending in surrogates.According the Food and Drug Administration, gay men Are not allowed to donate blood.The FDA's website states: "A history of male-to-male sex is associated with an increased risk for exposure to and transmission of certain infectious...
  • Firefighters say cigarette may have caused house fire

    Firefighters say cigarette may have caused house fire

    Saturday, July 12 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-07-12 14:29:33 GMT
    Toledo firefighters say a person smoking in bed might have sparked an overnight fire. Flames broke out on the 600 block of lodge just before 1 A.M. Crews were able to contain the fire to one bedroom at the front of the house. Firefighters say there is extensive fire damage in that bedroom and there was smoke damage throughout the rest of the home. Emergency crews took one person to the hospital for smoke inhalation. That person is expected to be ok.
    Toledo firefighters say a person smoking in bed might have sparked an overnight fire. Flames broke out on the 600 block of lodge just before 1 A.M. Crews were able to contain the fire to one bedroom at the front of the house. Firefighters say there is extensive fire damage in that bedroom and there was smoke damage throughout the rest of the home. Emergency crews took one person to the hospital for smoke inhalation. That person is expected to be ok.
  • Overnight shooting sends four teens to hospital

    Overnight shooting sends four teens to hospital

    Saturday, July 12 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-07-12 12:41:13 GMT
    At least four people are hurt this morning, after an overnight shooting near Streicher and Lagrange. It happened shortly after midnight along an entire city block. Toledo police spent hours searching for evidence and interviewing witnesses. Orange cones marked more than half a dozen shell casings from the bullets. Officers combed through the large crime scene to piece together what happened. Four teenagers, james arnold, marquise robinson, rondale ensley and keotae johnson were all shot an...
    At least four people are hurt this morning, after an overnight shooting near Streicher and Lagrange. It happened shortly after midnight along an entire city block. Toledo police spent hours searching for evidence and interviewing witnesses. Orange cones marked more than half a dozen shell casings from the bullets. Officers combed through the large crime scene to piece together what happened. Four teenagers, james arnold, marquise robinson, rondale ensley and keotae johnson were all shot an...
  • Body of missing boy, 5, found in neighbor's car

    Body of missing boy, 5, found in neighbor's car

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-12 03:05:21 GMT
    A 5-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found dead in a car in his Port Huron neighborhood.
    A 5-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found dead in a car in his Port Huron neighborhood.
  • Loved ones of boating victims still looking for answers

    Loved ones of boating victims still looking for answers

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-07-12 02:08:42 GMT
    Andrew Rose worked as a bartender at Home Slice Pizza in downtown Toledo. Steve Reamey was one of his best friends. Reamey says he hasn't been able to step inside the eatery since Andrew's tragic boating accident in April.For the loved ones of Bryan Huff, Andrew Rose, Amy Santus and Paige Widmer...there are still more questions than answers. "To come up here and not see him on Thursday and Friday nights is just weird," says Reamey. "To hear that news and not know what happened, that's what ...
    Andrew Rose worked as a bartender at Home Slice Pizza in downtown Toledo. Steve Reamey was one of his best friends. Reamey says he hasn't been able to step inside the eatery since Andrew's tragic boating accident in April.For the loved ones of Bryan Huff, Andrew Rose, Amy Santus and Paige Widmer...there are still more questions than answers. "To come up here and not see him on Thursday and Friday nights is just weird," says Reamey. "To hear that news and not know what happened, that's what ...
  • NW Ohio Blues, Rhythm and Jazz Fest supports the hungry

    NW Ohio Blues, Rhythm and Jazz Fest supports the hungry

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:50:50 GMT
    Smooth sounds of music filled the Grand Plaza Hotel, as volunteers and organizers got ready to kick off the Northwest Ohio Blues, Rhythm and Jazz Festival.The 5th annual even showcases musicians from all over the country, but it has a bigger mission, fighting hunger."We're trying to get people to come downtown to support the food bank, support the city and local area and enjoy themselves," Festival Chairman, Dianne Tankoos said.This year, around 3,000 tickets have already been sold.Organizers...
    Smooth sounds of music filled the Grand Plaza Hotel, as volunteers and organizers got ready to kick off the Northwest Ohio Blues, Rhythm and Jazz Festival.The 5th annual even showcases musicians from all over the country, but it has a bigger mission, fighting hunger."We're trying to get people to come downtown to support the food bank, support the city and local area and enjoy themselves," Festival Chairman, Dianne Tankoos said.This year, around 3,000 tickets have already been sold.Organizers...
  • Sandusky Bay Barge Party controversy

    Sandusky Bay Barge Party controversy

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-12 01:11:25 GMT
    An e-mail sent by a supervisor with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources warning other law enforcement about “armed militia” has the event organizer fighting back.
    An e-mail sent by a supervisor with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources warning other law enforcement about “armed militia” has the event organizer fighting back.

  • Help stop hot car deaths

    Help stop hot car deaths

    Friday, July 11 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-11 22:14:37 GMT
    A Georgia man is facing murder charges for leaving his young son in a hot car. While he is accused of leaving his child in the car intentionally, many more parents leave a child in the car by accident. Three other American children died in hot cars in just the past three weeks. About 38 children die in hot cars each year. Hundreds more are near death situations.But small changes can saves lives.
    A Georgia man is facing murder charges for leaving his young son in a hot car. While he is accused of leaving his child in the car intentionally, many more parents leave a child in the car by accident. Three other American children died in hot cars in just the past three weeks. About 38 children die in hot cars each year. Hundreds more are near death situations.But small changes can saves lives.
  • Lagrange street polish festival starts Friday

    Lagrange street polish festival starts Friday

    Friday, July 11 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-07-11 20:48:26 GMT
    The Lagrange Street polish festival begins Friday evening and runs through the weekend along Lagrange Street in Toledo.
    The Lagrange Street polish festival begins Friday evening and runs through the weekend along Lagrange Street in Toledo.
  • Suder Avenue in Point Place will be closed for three more weeks.

    Suder Avenue in Point Place will be closed for three more weeks.

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:36:45 GMT
    Construction on northbound Suder Avenue between Ottawa River Road and Manhattan Boulevard will continue for another three weeks. The Toledo Department of Transportation tells 13abc, construction crews ran into more issues thane expected with the waterlines. In addition, more sidewalk work is having to be done. At this time, there is no specific date as to when all lane on Sunder Avenue will be reopened.
    Construction on northbound Suder Avenue between Ottawa River Road and Manhattan Boulevard will continue for another three weeks. The Toledo Department of Transportation tells 13abc, construction crews ran into more issues thane expected with the waterlines. In addition, more sidewalk work is having to be done. At this time, there is no specific date as to when all lane on Sunder Avenue will be reopened.
  • Restaurant Report Card 7.10.14

    Restaurant Report Card 7.10.14

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:33:36 GMT
    From raw chicken ... to raw sushi.Those at the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department want to make sure everything is at the right temperature, so you don't get a raw deal. Health inspectors noted 16 violations at the Ralphie's on Navarre in Oregon. 6 were critical. In response, a spokesperson for Bennett Enterprises emailed 13abc this statement: "We have corrected all critical violations immediately and I will be asking our inspector to return for a requested re-inspection to verify and recor...
    From raw chicken ... to raw sushi.Those at the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department want to make sure everything is at the right temperature, so you don't get a raw deal. Health inspectors noted 16 violations at the Ralphie's on Navarre in Oregon. 6 were critical. In response, a spokesperson for Bennett Enterprises emailed 13abc this statement: "We have corrected all critical violations immediately and I will be asking our inspector to return for a requested re-inspection to verify and recor...
  • Overturned Dump Truck

    Overturned Dump Truck

    Friday, July 11 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-07-11 12:45:06 GMT
    A dump truck is on its side in a ditch along southbound I-75 south of the Alexis Road exit. Toledo police say the driver swerved to avoid hitting a car that had blown a tire. The woman driving that car,
    A dump truck is on its side in a ditch along southbound I-75 south of the Alexis Road exit. Toledo police say the driver swerved to avoid hitting a car that had blown a tire. The woman driving that car, police say, cut across three lanes of traffic after the blowout. According to officers, the dump truck driver decided to veer off of the roadway rather then hit the other
  • Bikers complain about crime, city leaders jump into action

    Bikers complain about crime, city leaders jump into action

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-07-11 03:58:44 GMT
    You can still see the passenger side cracks and busted back window from Wednesday's break in. Ryan Tester witnessed the crime while riding back to his SUV at Jermain Park."Nothing was was taken because there was nothing in there in the first place which is kind of sad because it was damaged for nothing," says Tester.It was the second crime near the bike trail this week. On Tuesday, two other riders were robbed at gunpoint for their bikes not far from Toledo Hospital. Members of Toledo Free ...
    You can still see the passenger side cracks and busted back window from Wednesday's break in. Ryan Tester witnessed the crime while riding back to his SUV at Jermain Park."Nothing was was taken because there was nothing in there in the first place which is kind of sad because it was damaged for nothing," says Tester.It was the second crime near the bike trail this week. On Tuesday, two other riders were robbed at gunpoint for their bikes not far from Toledo Hospital. Members of Toledo Free ...
  • Couple charged with murder of missing Ypsilanti man

    Couple charged with murder of missing Ypsilanti man

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-07-11 03:14:13 GMT
    Toledo Police say Robert and Desirae Strauss killed Brian Martin. Martin was reported missing on June 28. Police say the suspects are currently being held at the Madison County Sheriff's Office in Anderson, Indiana on unrelated charges. As for Brian Martin, he's still missing. Toledo Police believe he was killed in Toledo and then dropped off somewhere between Toledo and Indiana. They're asking property owners to check barns or any outdoor structures. Martin is described as a 52-year-old w...
    Toledo Police say Robert and Desirae Strauss killed Brian Martin. Martin was reported missing on June 28. Police say the suspects are currently being held at the Madison County Sheriff's Office in Anderson, Indiana on unrelated charges. As for Brian Martin, he's still missing. Toledo Police believe he was killed in Toledo and then dropped off somewhere between Toledo and Indiana. They're asking property owners to check barns or any outdoor structures. Martin is described as a 52-year-old w...
  • Gay blood drive taking place in Toledo

    Gay blood drive taking place in Toledo

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-07-11 02:30:56 GMT
    The sign on the door at the American Red Cross reads, "Your Blood Saves Lives." That's why some men want to get involved and help.But they aren't allowed, because they are gay."A lot of people didn't know this was an issue, so I think doing this and putting it out in the forefront is going to get people talking and get the ban to change," Brent Rabie, co-lead, Gay Blood Drive Toledo, said.Men who've had sex with other men at any time since 1977 can't donate blood.The policy, put in place by t...
    The sign on the door at the American Red Cross reads, "Your Blood Saves Lives." That's why some men want to get involved and help.But they aren't allowed, because they are gay."A lot of people didn't know this was an issue, so I think doing this and putting it out in the forefront is going to get people talking and get the ban to change," Brent Rabie, co-lead, Gay Blood Drive Toledo, said.Men who've had sex with other men at any time since 1977 can't donate blood.The policy, put in place by t...
  • SophistiCATed black cat promotion kicks off

    SophistiCATed black cat promotion kicks off

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-07-11 02:17:15 GMT
    The Toledo Area Humane Society and Planned Pethood want to help black cats and kittens find their “Forever Homes.” The SophistiCATed Black Cat Promotion kicked off Thursday. Now through Sunday, black kittens will be $30 each or two for $50. Adults will be $20 or two for $35. Non-black cat and kittens are also discounted.
    The Toledo Area Humane Society and Planned Pethood want to help black cats and kittens find their “Forever Homes.” The SophistiCATed Black Cat Promotion kicked off Thursday. Now through Sunday, black kittens will be $30 each or two for $50. Adults will be $20 or two for $35. Non-black cat and kittens are also discounted.
  • 2 semis, car involved in crash on US 6 in Sandusky Co.

    2 semis, car involved in crash on US 6 in Sandusky Co.

    Thursday, July 10 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-07-11 00:24:18 GMT
    One person was seriously injured in a crash involving two semi-trucks and a car Thursday evening in Sandusky County. It happened on US 6 and County Rd. 42. We’re told one of the semis partially rolled over on top of the passenger car. One person was taken by air ambulance from the scene. We'll bring you additional information as it becomes available.
    One person was seriously injured in a crash involving two semi-trucks and a car Thursday evening in Sandusky County. It happened on US 6 and County Rd. 42. We’re told one of the semis partially rolled over on top of the passenger car. One person was taken by air ambulance from the scene. We'll bring you additional information as it becomes available.
  • Stautzenberger College to host job fair

    Stautzenberger College to host job fair

    Thursday, July 10 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-07-10 22:32:27 GMT
    Stautzenberger College in Maumee is holding a free community-wide job fair on Friday, July 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.More than 50 employers and recruiters will be on hand taking resumes, interviewing and networking.Stautzenberger College is located at 1796 Indian Wood Circle in Maumee.
    Stautzenberger College in Maumee is holding a free community-wide job fair on Friday, July 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.More than 50 employers and recruiters will be on hand taking resumes, interviewing and networking.Stautzenberger College is located at 1796 Indian Wood Circle in Maumee.
  • I-Team Investigation: Challenge to find people to put into homes

    I-Team Investigation: Challenge to find people to put into homes

    Thursday, July 10 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-10 22:12:13 GMT
    If you could get into a brand new home, and pay no interest on the loan, how could you say no? But the 13abc I-Team has found that lots of people, who could get this deal, are ignoring it. Now we’re getting some answers as to ‘Why’? The goal for so many is to have a brand new home for their family. For so many families here and across the country that happens thanks to Habitat for Humanity. Despite all the donations to make Habitat work, the organization can't find enough local people to help
    If you could get into a brand new home, and pay no interest on the loan, how could you say no? But the 13abc I-Team has found that lots of people, who could get this deal, are ignoring it. Now we’re getting some answers as to ‘Why’? The goal for so many is to have a brand new home for their family. For so many families here and across the country that happens thanks to Habitat for Humanity. Despite all the donations to make Habitat work, the organization can't find enough local people to help
  • Toledo council members want warring gangs to stop violence

    Toledo council members want warring gangs to stop violence

    Thursday, July 10 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-07-10 22:03:09 GMT
    A string of shootings on the streets of toledo has city council members calling on the community to stop the violence."There's some issues here that have to be attacked by a lot of different groups not just the police," said Toledo city councilman Jack Ford. Since Sunday Toledo's had multiple shootings and two murders. It appears to the community the violence is getting worse. Toledo police say the number of shootings are down. Officers say from January of 2012 to July 5, of 2012 Toledo polic...
    A string of shootings on the streets of toledo has city council members calling on the community to stop the violence."There's some issues here that have to be attacked by a lot of different groups not just the police," said Toledo city councilman Jack Ford. Since Sunday Toledo's had multiple shootings and two murders. It appears to the community the violence is getting worse. Toledo police say the number of shootings are down. Officers say from January of 2012 to July 5, of 2012 Toledo polic...
  • Japan typhoon means cool weather at home.

    Japan typhoon means cool weather at home.

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:25:56 GMT
    Another huge July cool snap is expected early next week.
    Another huge July cool snap is expected early next week.
  • Secretary of State appoints his own Lucas Co. BOE members

    Secretary of State appoints his own Lucas Co. BOE members

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:05:05 GMT
    Husted announced he is appointing Judge Peter Handwork and Mark Wagoner, Sr. to the Board of Elections. He also announced he has approved the Democratic nomination of former TPS board member Brenda Hill. 


    Husted announced he is appointing Judge Peter Handwork and Mark Wagoner, Sr. to the Board of Elections. He also announced he has approved the Democratic nomination of former TPS board member Brenda Hill. 
  • Lucas Co. GOP reacts to RNC in Cleveland

    Lucas Co. GOP reacts to RNC in Cleveland

     

  • Portman on presidential shortlist following RNC announcement

    Portman on presidential shortlist following RNC announcement

    Thursday, July 10 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-07-10 18:33:49 GMT
    Sen. Rob Portman’s (R-OH) name is back on the shortlist for a potential nomination as president in 2016, on the heels of the Republican National Committee’s selection of Cleveland as the hosting city of the GOP convention. Portman told 13ABC that he’s considering a run for the White House, but that he’ll make his final decision after this November’s primary election. For now, his plans are to keep his current seat as senator. “I'm planning to run for the Senate in Ohio and hoping I'll have ...
    Sen. Rob Portman’s (R-OH) name is back on the shortlist for a potential nomination as president in 2016, on the heels of the Republican National Committee’s selection of Cleveland as the hosting city of the GOP convention. Portman told 13ABC that he’s considering a run for the White House, but that he’ll make his final decision after this November’s primary election. For now, his plans are to keep his current seat as senator. “I'm planning to run for the Senate in Ohio and hoping I'll have ...
  • Significant algae bloom predicted for Lake Erie

    Significant algae bloom predicted for Lake Erie

    Thursday, July 10 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-07-10 17:10:29 GMT
    Researchers in northern Ohio predict Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of toxic blue-green algae in its western basin this summer but say it won't be as large as last year or the record-setting 2011 outbreak.
    Researchers in northern Ohio predict Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of toxic blue-green algae in its western basin this summer but say it won't be as large as last year or the record-setting 2011 outbreak.
  • Ticket sold in Ohio wins $122M Powerball jackpot

    Ticket sold in Ohio wins $122M Powerball jackpot

    Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in northeast Ohio picked all six numbers correctly and will claim a $122 million jackpot.
    Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in northeast Ohio picked all six numbers correctly and will claim a $122 million jackpot.
  • Man allegedly shows obscene video of himself to teen

    Man allegedly shows obscene video of himself to teen

    Thursday, July 10 2014 7:35 AM EDT2014-07-10 11:35:58 GMT
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    A man is in jail after allegedly showing an obscene video of himself to a teenage girl. Around 4:15 p.m. Sunday, detectives say a 43-year-old white man showed his cell phone to a 16-year-old girl.It happened on the 15,000 block of South Telegraph Road in Monroe Township.Allegedly, the a video on the phone displayed an explicit act. According to deputies, the man claimed the video was of him.The man then offered himself to the girl in a sexual manner.After detectives say the man was "rejected,...
    A man is in jail after allegedly showing an obscene video of himself to a teenage girl. Around 4:15 p.m. Sunday, detectives say a 43-year-old white man showed his cell phone to a 16-year-old girl.It happened on the 15,000 block of South Telegraph Road in Monroe Township.Allegedly, the a video on the phone displayed an explicit act. According to deputies, the man claimed the video was of him.The man then offered himself to the girl in a sexual manner.After detectives say the man was "rejected,...
  • PHOTOS: Men caught on camera stealing cigarettes

    PHOTOS: Men caught on camera stealing cigarettes

    Thursday, July 10 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-07-10 10:50:49 GMT
    Detectives with the Lucas County Sheriff's Office want you to take a good look at the men in these photos.They're accused of breaking into the Neapolis Carry-Out, 8140 Main St., and stealing cigarettes.Deputies say the two went to the business twice, but only broke in once, after adjusting the security camera.The most recent incident was July 3, 2014. Investigators recently posted these still images of the suspects to Facebook in the hopes of generating leads.If you have any information about...
    Detectives with the Lucas County Sheriff's Office want you to take a good look at the men in these photos.They're accused of breaking into the Neapolis Carry-Out, 8140 Main St., and stealing cigarettes.Deputies say the two went to the business twice, but only broke in once, after adjusting the security camera.The most recent incident was July 3, 2014. Investigators recently posted these still images of the suspects to Facebook in the hopes of generating leads.If you have any information about...
  • LeBron James fans anxiously wait for the free agent's decision

    LeBron James fans anxiously wait for the free agent's decision

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-07-10 03:29:47 GMT
    No decision, not yet. Cavaliers fans by way of the Glass City were anxiously waiting for news Wednesday night. Rumors that the free agent could be coming home is exciting, even for those outside of Cleveland."I think he's coming back," says Paul Morse of Toledo. "I think there's probably an 80 percent chance and the Cavs are doing a great job because they're freeing up cap space right now. I think he's coming back."It's not just the patrons at local bars rooting for his return. Cedar Point ...
    No decision, not yet. Cavaliers fans by way of the Glass City were anxiously waiting for news Wednesday night. Rumors that the free agent could be coming home is exciting, even for those outside of Cleveland."I think he's coming back," says Paul Morse of Toledo. "I think there's probably an 80 percent chance and the Cavs are doing a great job because they're freeing up cap space right now. I think he's coming back."It's not just the patrons at local bars rooting for his return. Cedar Point ...
  • Walbridge Block Watch focuses on burglary prevention

    Walbridge Block Watch focuses on burglary prevention

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-07-10 02:31:18 GMT
    Crime may seem non-existent in small communities, but it isn't. "It doesn't matter how big or small the community, you're still going to have crimes of opportunity," Walbridge patrolman, Tyler Swerlein said.That's why Walbridge police are working with those who call the village home, to prevent it.Wednesday, at a block watch meeting, officers focused on breaking and entering and home burglaries."One was down the street from me, so that kind of made me open my eyes a little bit," Laura Kegley,...
    Crime may seem non-existent in small communities, but it isn't. "It doesn't matter how big or small the community, you're still going to have crimes of opportunity," Walbridge patrolman, Tyler Swerlein said.That's why Walbridge police are working with those who call the village home, to prevent it.Wednesday, at a block watch meeting, officers focused on breaking and entering and home burglaries."One was down the street from me, so that kind of made me open my eyes a little bit," Laura Kegley,...
  • Breaking News

    Semi rollover on I-280 at Front Street

    Semi rollover on I-280 at Front Street

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-07-10 01:35:25 GMT
    Toledo Police are on the scene of a semi rollover on I-280 at the Front Street entrance ramp. Police say the driver was turning the corner, when the second car he was hauling flipped over. Crews have shut down the entrance ramp onto northbound I-280. Police say they are also going to block off the southbound exit ramp onto Front Street. There’s no word on how long the clean-up will take. We’re told the driver is okay.
    Toledo Police are on the scene of a semi rollover on I-280 at the Front Street entrance ramp. Police say the driver was turning the corner, when the second car he was hauling flipped over. Crews have shut down the entrance ramp onto northbound I-280. Police say they are also going to block off the southbound exit ramp onto Front Street. There’s no word on how long the clean-up will take. We’re told the driver is okay.
  • Xunlight solar panel corp shuts its doors

    Xunlight solar panel corp shuts its doors

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-07-10 00:02:08 GMT
    Employees are still looking for a pay check, after a Toledo solar panel company shuts down. The Xunlight Corporation has closed its doors with no guarantee it will ever reopen. The plant opened nearly 8 years ago, as part of Toledo's solar panel boom. It's located on Nebraska Avenue in West Toledo. Now it's shut down.
    Employees are still looking for a pay check, after a Toledo solar panel company shuts down. The Xunlight Corporation has closed its doors with no guarantee it will ever reopen. The plant opened nearly 8 years ago, as part of Toledo's solar panel boom. It's located on Nebraska Avenue in West Toledo. Now it's shut down.
  • Property cut and clean after 13abc gets involved

    Property cut and clean after 13abc gets involved

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:08:20 GMT
    The yard at 44 Garfield Place in East Toledo looked like a wild nature preserve without the charm but after 13abc asked questions, city work crews cut the overgrown brush that neighbors say had created a dangerous situation.
    The yard at 44 Garfield Place in East Toledo looked like a wild nature preserve without the charm but after 13abc asked questions, city work crews cut the overgrown brush that neighbors say had created a dangerous situation.
  • Breaking News

    Xunlight Corp. shutting down manufacturing

    Xunlight Corp. shutting down manufacturing

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-09 21:58:35 GMT
    Breaking news tonight about a major solar panel manufacturer going dark. Xunlight Corporation has shut down manufacturing, and it's not clear if it will ever restart. 13abc spoke with the company's president. He won't say the shutdown is permanent but will only say the "hope" is to reopen. For now, between 35 and 40 people have been laid off. As to why it was closed, company president John Buckey would only say there are issues the company is trying to work out and would not elaborate. ...
    Breaking news tonight about a major solar panel manufacturer going dark. Xunlight Corporation has shut down manufacturing, and it's not clear if it will ever restart. 13abc spoke with the company's president. He won't say the shutdown is permanent but will only say the "hope" is to reopen. For now, between 35 and 40 people have been laid off. As to why it was closed, company president John Buckey would only say there are issues the company is trying to work out and would not elaborate. ...
  • Food Tours offered in Downtown Toledo

    Food Tours offered in Downtown Toledo

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-07-09 21:42:09 GMT
    There's a new way to get a taste of Toledo and explore the rich history of downtown.Toledo Flavors Food Tours offers food tours that connect tourists to great restaurants and businesses in downtown toledo.Mallory Guerrero took us along on a food tour through downtown toledo this afternoon. Mallory and her mother DiAnn love taking food tours when they visit big cities, so they decided to create toledo flavors food tours.DiAnn tells 13ABC, "were just hoping to get people excited about coming d...
    There's a new way to get a taste of Toledo and explore the rich history of downtown.Toledo Flavors Food Tours offers food tours that connect tourists to great restaurants and businesses in downtown toledo.Mallory Guerrero took us along on a food tour through downtown toledo this afternoon. Mallory and her mother DiAnn love taking food tours when they visit big cities, so they decided to create toledo flavors food tours.DiAnn tells 13ABC, "were just hoping to get people excited about coming d...
  • Manhunt for a burlgary suspect

    Manhunt for a burlgary suspect

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-09 21:32:46 GMT
    Toledo police sat on every corner in central Toledo near Dorr and Hawley looking for 35 year old Aries Mitchell. Residents were wondering what was going on "I come out of my apartment where i stay with my mom and there's police everywhere," said Thomas Cauley a resident. Police say Mitchell who also goes by the alias Romell Brown is wanted on several crimes. "He's got 15 misdemeanor warrants through the city of Toledo and two open indictments for burglary through lucas co sheriffs," said Sgt....
    Toledo police sat on every corner in central Toledo near Dorr and Hawley looking for 35 year old Aries Mitchell. Residents were wondering what was going on "I come out of my apartment where i stay with my mom and there's police everywhere," said Thomas Cauley a resident. Police say Mitchell who also goes by the alias Romell Brown is wanted on several crimes. "He's got 15 misdemeanor warrants through the city of Toledo and two open indictments for burglary through lucas co sheriffs," said Sgt....
  • Kasich asks charter boat captains to promote Lake Erie during RNC in Cleveland

    Kasich asks charter boat captains to promote Lake Erie during RNC in Cleveland

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-07-09 21:04:27 GMT
    Ohio Governor John Kasich was in Port Clinton on Wednesday to sign a multi-state mutual aid agreement aimed at keeping invasive species, such as asian carp and zebra mussel, out of the Great Lakes.

    Ohio Governor John Kasich was in Port Clinton on Wednesday to sign a multi-state mutual aid agreement aimed at keeping invasive species, such as asian carp and zebra mussel, out of the Great Lakes.

  • Mercy Memorial wants to join Promedica Health Systems

    Mercy Memorial wants to join Promedica Health Systems

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:56:03 GMT
    Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe is financially strong now, but it today's healthcare environment, it's unlikely that the independent hospital can that way, so they plan to join the Promedica Health system. Anette Phillips, President and CEO of Mercy Memorial says the hospital should see expansion and perhaps even more employees. The move is one of necessity for the hospital. Reimbursements from Medicare, Medicaid and insurance ware down and their costs for things like computerized records a...
    Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe is financially strong now, but it today's healthcare environment, it's unlikely that the independent hospital can that way, so they plan to join the Promedica Health system. Anette Phillips, President and CEO of Mercy Memorial says the hospital should see expansion and perhaps even more employees. The move is one of necessity for the hospital. Reimbursements from Medicare, Medicaid and insurance ware down and their costs for things like computerized records a...
  • One woman in custody in connection with bank robbery

    One woman in custody in connection with bank robbery

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:47:36 GMT
    One woman in custody after police say she robbed the bank in the Walmart on Central Avenue.  The search for the suspect brought traffic to a standstill on Dorr Street in Toledo tonight.
    One woman in custody after police say she robbed the bank in the Walmart on Central Avenue.  The search for the suspect brought traffic to a standstill on Dorr Street in Toledo tonight.
  • Police make arrest in deadly auto sales robbery

    Police make arrest in deadly auto sales robbery

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-07-09 18:53:28 GMT
    Toledo Police have made an arrest linked to the deadly robbery at R & D Auto Sales. Terry Hayes is in custody and facing a murder charge.
    Toledo Police have made an arrest linked to the deadly robbery at R & D Auto Sales. Terry Hayes is in custody and facing a murder charge.
  • Rossford psilocybin mushrooms investigation

    Rossford psilocybin mushrooms investigation

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-07-09 18:31:36 GMT
    Two suspects from Rossford are facing felony charges. The charges stem from a police investigation that found psychedelic mushrooms inside the suspects' home.Police issued a search warrant in May. They found the illegal drugs inside.The suspects face aggravated drug possession charges.
    Two suspects from Rossford are facing felony charges. The charges stem from a police investigation that found psychedelic mushrooms inside the suspects' home.Police issued a search warrant in May. They found the illegal drugs inside.The suspects face aggravated drug possession charges.
  • Cleveland camera case put on hold in Ohio

    Cleveland camera case put on hold in Ohio

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-07-09 15:37:14 GMT
    Ohio's Supreme Court has put a Cleveland traffic cameras case on hold while the justices decide their ruling in a motorist's challenge to Toledo's camera system. The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed legal arguments in appeals of a lower court's ruling in Cleveland. A state appellate court had ruled that the traffic system unconstitutionally bypassed the judiciary, but that the motorist lacked legal standing to recover his speeding fine.
    Ohio's Supreme Court has put a Cleveland traffic cameras case on hold while the justices decide their ruling in a motorist's challenge to Toledo's camera system. The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed legal arguments in appeals of a lower court's ruling in Cleveland. A state appellate court had ruled that the traffic system unconstitutionally bypassed the judiciary, but that the motorist lacked legal standing to recover his speeding fine.
  • Third child killed this month in a hot car

    Third child killed this month in a hot car

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-07-09 15:25:21 GMT
    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut police say the father of a 15-month-old boy who died after being left in a hot car drove his son to the hospital after finding the boy in the vehicle. Ridgefield Capt. Jeff Kreitz says the boy had been left inside the car Monday for an "extended period of time." He declined to provide further details and did not say whether criminal charges were being considered. Authorities say the cause of death has yet to be determined. Police say Danbury Hospital staff...
    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut police say the father of a 15-month-old boy who died after being left in a hot car drove his son to the hospital after finding the boy in the vehicle. Ridgefield Capt. Jeff Kreitz says the boy had been left inside the car Monday for an "extended period of time." He declined to provide further details and did not say whether criminal charges were being considered. Authorities say the cause of death has yet to be determined. Police say Danbury Hospital staff...
  • BG robbery suspect in the hospital after chase with police

    BG robbery suspect in the hospital after chase with police

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-07-09 12:51:20 GMT
    A suspect is facing charges in Wood County, after trying to rob a business and leading police on a chase. According to Bowling Green Police, Thomas Fred Quick Jr., 37, of Gaylord Michigan, robbed the Tan Pro store in the 1400 block of East Wooster and took off. Police say Quick Jr. drove down Wooster and then turned onto I-75. Police started chasing the suspect and tried to stop him. The suspect then got off I-75 onto US-6 and crossed over Route 25. When the suspect tried to turn around back ...
    A suspect is facing charges in Wood County, after trying to rob a business and leading police on a chase. According to Bowling Green Police, Thomas Fred Quick Jr., 37, of Gaylord Michigan, robbed the Tan Pro store in the 1400 block of East Wooster and took off. Police say Quick Jr. drove down Wooster and then turned onto I-75. Police started chasing the suspect and tried to stop him. The suspect then got off I-75 onto US-6 and crossed over Route 25. When the suspect tried to turn around back ...
  • BG Police want help tracking down $20,000 rare coin thief

    BG Police want help tracking down $20,000 rare coin thief

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-07-09 12:21:09 GMT
    The Bowling Green Police Division is currently investigating a burglary from a residence in the City of Bowling Green. The theft is believed to have occurred between 3 PM and 11 PM on July 4th, 2014 when he was out of the residence. Numerous items were taken including two shotguns up to $20,000 thousand dollars in collectable coins, and 15 – 20 bottles of liquor from the Caribbean and Mexico. The following descriptions were provided for some of the property that was taken: COINS $500 Complete...
    The Bowling Green Police Division is currently investigating a burglary from a residence in the City of Bowling Green. The theft is believed to have occurred between 3 PM and 11 PM on July 4th, 2014 when he was out of the residence. Numerous items were taken including two shotguns up to $20,000 thousand dollars in collectable coins, and 15 – 20 bottles of liquor from the Caribbean and Mexico. The following descriptions were provided for some of the property that was taken: COINS $500 Complete...
  • Carryout owner charges with selling counterfeit clothing

    Carryout owner charges with selling counterfeit clothing

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-07-09 10:19:47 GMT
    A Toledo carryout owner is facing multiple charges for selling counterfeit hats and shoes. The suspect owns the Bush Quick Stop on Bush Street. Fadi Awada, who's 44 is out of jail this morning awaiting his next court appearance. The North end carryout owner is facing 12 charges including, counterfeiting for selling fake items at his store. According to our media partner,the Toledo Blade a raid at Awada's store uncovered more than 400 fake MLB and NFL hats and Nike shoes. The items had a stree...
    A Toledo carryout owner is facing multiple charges for selling counterfeit hats and shoes. The suspect owns the Bush Quick Stop on Bush Street. Fadi Awada, who's 44 is out of jail this morning awaiting his next court appearance. The North end carryout owner is facing 12 charges including, counterfeiting for selling fake items at his store. According to our media partner,the Toledo Blade a raid at Awada's store uncovered more than 400 fake MLB and NFL hats and Nike shoes. The items had a stree...
  • One person killed in Fulton County accident

    One person killed in Fulton County accident

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:15 AM EDT2014-07-09 10:15:09 GMT
    One person is dead after a crash in Fulton County. The accident happened last night around 8 p.m. At this hour, State Troopers are still trying to notify family about the deadly accident. One person was killed after slamming into a semi-truck. State troopers say the driver, who was killed, was Northbound on State Route 109 at US-20 when they hit the semi. The accident shut down US-20 out in Fulton County for nearly three hours. The road has since reopened.
    One person is dead after a crash in Fulton County. The accident happened last night around 8 p.m. At this hour, State Troopers are still trying to notify family about the deadly accident. One person was killed after slamming into a semi-truck. State troopers say the driver, who was killed, was Northbound on State Route 109 at US-20 when they hit the semi. The accident shut down US-20 out in Fulton County for nearly three hours. The road has since reopened.
  • Block Watches keep close eye as crime picks up

    Block Watches keep close eye as crime picks up

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-07-09 02:36:28 GMT
    "This is crazy and I can't believe it is so close."That's what was going through Crystal Waller's mind when police responded to a shooting at RD Auto Sales Tuesday morning. She works as a waitress next door."One ambulance showed up, and then another ambulance showed up and then a fire truck and then six or eight cop cars," says Waller. "Then the detectives were coming over to check our cameras because they said they might have him on camera. It was insane."Police found one man, 35-year-old Ri...
    "This is crazy and I can't believe it is so close."That's what was going through Crystal Waller's mind when police responded to a shooting at RD Auto Sales Tuesday morning. She works as a waitress next door."One ambulance showed up, and then another ambulance showed up and then a fire truck and then six or eight cop cars," says Waller. "Then the detectives were coming over to check our cameras because they said they might have him on camera. It was insane."Police found one man, 35-year-old Ri...
  • Robbery attempt ends in crash after victim chases suspect down

    Robbery attempt ends in crash after victim chases suspect down

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-07-08 22:31:36 GMT
    A robbery attempt near the McDonald's on Manhattan in Toledo ended with a car flipping and a shootout on Tuesday.
    A robbery attempt near the McDonald's on Manhattan in Toledo ended with a car flipping and a shootout on Tuesday.
  • Five teenagers arrested for vandalizing TPS School

    Five teenagers arrested for vandalizing TPS School

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-07-08 22:26:21 GMT
    Five teenagers are facing charges for vandalizing a Toledo Public School. According to Toledo Police, overnight five teenagers were arrested after smashing multiple windows at Robinson Elementary School and lighting two dumpsters on fire. This morning, cleaning staff were also cleaning off graffiti spray painted on the backside of the school.Parents in the area are frustrated that young kids are spending their summer bringing down the area. Carolynn Simms attended Robinson as a child and stil...
    Five teenagers are facing charges for vandalizing a Toledo Public School. According to Toledo Police, overnight five teenagers were arrested after smashing multiple windows at Robinson Elementary School and lighting two dumpsters on fire. This morning, cleaning staff were also cleaning off graffiti spray painted on the backside of the school.Parents in the area are frustrated that young kids are spending their summer bringing down the area. Carolynn Simms attended Robinson as a child and stil...
  • Holiday weekend proved to be a busy one for TFD

    Holiday weekend proved to be a busy one for TFD

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-07-08 22:22:36 GMT
    The holiday weekend also proved to be a busy one for Toledo firefighters. Crews are investigating 12 structure fires, two are arsons, four are accidental and six are under investigation.
    The holiday weekend also proved to be a busy one for Toledo firefighters. Crews are investigating 12 structure fires, two are arsons, four are accidental and six are under investigation.
  • Toledo church sign controversy: Inspirational or insulting?

    Toledo church sign controversy: Inspirational or insulting?

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-07-08 22:19:54 GMT
    The sign at Hampton Park Christian Church on Monroe Street says, “Firefighters Rescue, Only Jesus Saves.”
    The sign at Hampton Park Christian Church on Monroe Street says, “Firefighters Rescue, Only Jesus Saves.”

  • Wood Co. Sheriff highlights sex trafficking warning signs

    Wood Co. Sheriff highlights sex trafficking warning signs

    The Wood County Sheriff's Office is cracking down on sex trafficking. Today deputies spent the day handing out stickers and flyers to local businesses. The flyers have warning signs of labor and sex trafficking and a 24 hour hotline to call if you see trouble.
  • 46 become citizens at Archbold naturalization ceremony

    46 become citizens at Archbold naturalization ceremony

    46 people who live in Northwest Ohio are now US citizens after a naturalization ceremony in Archbold this Independence Day.

    46 people who live in Northwest Ohio are now US citizens after a naturalization ceremony in Archbold this Independence Day.

  • Perrysburg Fire Dept. cuts concern union

    Perrysburg Fire Dept. cuts concern union

    The Perrysburg Fire Department is catching some heat of its own. The department has cut firefighters, which is sparking concerns with the local fire union.
  • Thieves steal medallions from veterans’ graves

    Thieves steal medallions from veterans’ graves

    A cemetery in Wauseon was struck by thieves, and they targeted the graves of veterans. 13abc's McKenzie Kuehnlein explains what the crooks did that has left a community furious.
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  • 13abc Unclaimed Cash

    13abc Unclaimed Cash

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:49:48 GMT
    13abc is helping bring you money that is rightfully yours. The State of Ohio has millions of dollars in unclaimed funds. We're teaming up with the Ohio Department of Commerce to find out if there is any unclaimed cash in your name. 13abc is hosting a phone bank in our studios from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Monday evening. All you have to do to find out if there is any money owed to you is call 419-534-3838. You can also find the full list of names at the following link: http://www.com.ohio.gov/u...
    13abc is helping bring you money that is rightfully yours. The State of Ohio has millions of dollars in unclaimed funds. We're teaming up with the Ohio Department of Commerce to find out if there is any unclaimed cash in your name. 13abc is hosting a phone bank in our studios from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Monday evening. All you have to do to find out if there is any money owed to you is call 419-534-3838. You can also find the full list of names at the following link: http://www.com.ohio.gov/u...
  • WATCH ONLINE: Marathon Classic Tee Off Special

    WATCH ONLINE: Marathon Classic Tee Off Special

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-07-16 23:29:00 GMT
    Northwest Ohio rolls out the green carpet for the world's best female golfers this week. LPGA stars including Paula Creamer, Michelle Wie, and Stacy Lewis tee off on Thursday.
    Northwest Ohio rolls out the green carpet for the world's best female golfers this week. LPGA stars including Paula Creamer, Michelle Wie, and Stacy Lewis tee off on Thursday.
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    Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

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