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  • Major construction project could tie up traffic

    Major construction project could tie up traffic

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:20:52 GMT
     A major construction project is about to start along State Route 420 in Wood County and that could mean delays for drivers, but ODOT hopes it will eventually clear up congestion.
     A major construction project is about to start along State Route 420 in Wood County and that could mean delays for drivers, but ODOT hopes it will eventually clear up congestion.
  • Early Head Start aims to offer services for whole family

    Early Head Start aims to offer services for whole family

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:44:51 GMT
    Students in Toledo's Head Start program are headed back to school soon. For the first time the program is being run by Toledo Public Schools.
    Students in Toledo's Head Start program are headed back to school soon. For the first time the program is being run by Toledo Public Schools.
  • Cedar Point to announce 2015 plans

    Cedar Point to announce 2015 plans

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:20:58 GMT
    Cedar Point is just weeks away from it's annual HalloWeekends celebration, but we're just hours away from a big announcement. The Sandusky amusement park is set to release details on a plan for next year. There's a lot of speculation regarding a new ride, or even a revamp of some of the older rides like Mean Streak, Blue Streak or Mantis. Weeks ago, the amusement park offered to rename one of its rides for Lebron James if he returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James did decide to return to t...
    Cedar Point is just weeks away from it's annual HalloWeekends celebration, but we're just hours away from a big announcement. The Sandusky amusement park is set to release details on a plan for next year. There's a lot of speculation regarding a new ride, or even a revamp of some of the older rides like Mean Streak, Blue Streak or Mantis. Weeks ago, the amusement park offered to rename one of its rides for Lebron James if he returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James did decide to return to t...

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES -NOVEMBER 12, 2012

NEW LOCAL NEWS

1. FIVE DEAD

Toledo police are investigating the deaths of five people, three of them children in what is turning out to be a chilling tale of apparent murder suicide. A woman and her son were found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in a car in the garage of their home along with the woman's grandchildren, aged 5, 6, and 10. Also dead in the car were two dogs and a cat. All of the victims lived at the home on Harvest Lane. Police say the parents of the three children were in the process of getting full custody of the kids and police think this may have been a motive. http://www.13abc.com/story/20076112/police-grandma-uncle-may-have-killed-3-kids-in-custody-dispute

2. NAPOLEON STANDOFF

Police are tracking a suspected kidnapper in Napoleon. Police were called to the Valleybrook Estates Mobile Home Park Monday afternoon, where the homeowner said a man had entered and assaulted a woman inside. The homeowner said he wrestled the suspect who had a shotgun which went off. After a standoff, police entered the home and found it empty. They're now treating it as a kidnapping. They've issued an arrest warrant for 27-year-old Gilberto Villarreal Jr. He's accused of kidnapping 24-year-old Natalie McCoy of Defiance. http://www.13abc.com/story/20073996/napoleon-police-standoff-with-hostage

NEW STATE NEWS

3. DEATH ROW

(AP) - In preparation for his scheduled execution tomorrow, death row inmate Brett Hartman has been transferred to the state death house at a prison in Lucasville. The U.S. Supreme Court is considering an appeal by Hartman claiming his original attorneys did a bad job presenting evidence that could have led a jury to spare him.

4. ELECTION RESULTS

(AP) - Nearly a week after voters went to the polls, Three state House Republicans are still unsure whether they've held their seats. Mike Dovilla, Al Landis and Craig Newbold all hold narrow leads in unofficial results with provisional and absentee ballots still to be counted beginning next Saturday.

NEW NATIONAL NEWS

5. PETRAEUS TIMELINE

(AP) - A friend of David Petraeus (peh-TRAY'-uhs) says the retired general began an affair with his biographer about a year ago, two months after he became CIA Director. Retired Army Col. Steve Boylan tells ABC News the affair between Petraeus and Paula Broadwell ended in July. By that time, federal law enforcement officials say the FBI was tracing threatening emails received by another woman who Petraeus knew. Those emails led agents to Broadwell. Petraeus resigned last week after FBI exposed his relationship with Broadwell.

6. INDIANAPOLIS BLAST

(AP) - Investigators in Indianapolis have not determined what set off a deadly weekend explosion, but investigators are checking gas lines. The blast leveled two homes and severely damaged dozens more. Two people were killed and seven injured.

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