EVENING NEWS HEADLINES
NEW LOCAL NEWS
1. MONSTER GARAGE RAID
A local trucking company finds itself in hot water today as the FBI and Toledo police drug task force execute a search warrant. It happened at Monster Garage near Angola and Holland Sylvania. SWAT teams stormed the building Thursday afternoon and detained at least eight people.
2. ROMNEY COMING TO TOLEDO
Sources confirm with 13abc that Mitt Romney is making a campaign stop in Wood County Wednesday and will also make a stop at the Toledo Club. The Wood County event is expected to be open to the public but details have yet to be announced. Specifics of the Toledo Club visit are still being worked out.
NEW STATE NEWS
3. MEDICAID OVERHAUL
State officials say the Supreme Court decision on the president's health care overhaul is delaying Ohio's plans to overhaul Medicaid. The state wants to change the eligibility process for about 700,000 Ohioans. Ohio first has to decide whether to opt out of the Medicaid expansion that's in the president's law. That decision will then affect what eligibility changes state officials submit to the federal government.
4. PORTMAN AND VP TALK
Ohio Senator Rob Portman is downplaying any talk that he might be Mitt Romney's running mate. It bubbled up again this week after Portman met in Boston with Romney campaign officials. Portman told reporters in a conference call that the trip had been planned for a while and it wasn't about the vice presidential search.
NEW NATIONAL NEWS
5. PENN STATE REPORT
A blistering report shows not only did Penn State's Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno hide sexual abuse allegations against convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky, he was more deeply involved in the scandal than previously thought. The report from former FBI Director Louis Freeh, says Paterno and other senior school officials "concealed critical facts relating to Sandusky's child abuse" because they were worried about bad publicity. Sandusky was Paterno's assistant coach. He's awaiting sentencing after being convicted of 45 criminal counts.
6. SOCIAL SECURITY SCAM
(AP) - Thousands of Americans have fallen victim to a fast-moving scam that claims to be part of an Obama administration program to help pay utility bills. It was actually a scheme to obtain information on Social Security, credit cards and checking account numbers. Victims spread the scam by sharing it with others on social media sites before they realized they had been burned.