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  • Amanda Bacon takes the stand

    Amanda Bacon takes the stand

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

    Local runners heading back to Boston for Monday’s marathon

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

    Clerk guilty of selling alcohol to teens before fatal wreck

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

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - DECEMBER 12, 2012

ONLINE TOWN HALL

Road repair and diversifying the local economy. Those were among the topics brought up at an online town hall budget meeting. Toledo city councilmen Tom Waniewski and George Sarantou, along with the city administration, hosted tonight's webinar. Around 15 people participated in the discussion. They heard about the fire and police classes, street pavement program and this year's budget.

KASICH IN TOLEDO

Ohio governor John Kasich travels to Toledo tomorrow, where he's expected to talk about the future of the Ohio Turnpike. He'll also announce new strategies for filling Ohio's $1.6 billion highway funding deficit. The governor says he won't propose selling the turnpike to private investors and a lease is also considered unlikely. The event happens around 10am at Modern Building Supply. 13abc will have complete coverage on Action News at Noon.

DOCTOR ACCUSED OF MOLESTING CHILDREN

(AP) - Authorities say a 79-year-old northeast Ohio physician is accused of molesting children since the late 1990s. Dr. Mark Shaffer Jr., of Aurora, is being held with a $100,000 bond following his arraignment in Portage County earlier this week. He was indicted Friday on two dozen related changes, including rape and gross sexual imposition. Aurora police said the investigation of Shaffer began when the U.S. Postal Inspection Service discovered child pornography being mailed to his home.

CINCINNATI CASINO

(AP) - Cincinnati's $400 million downtown casino is now set to open March 4th. Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati will be the last of four voter-approved casinos to open in the state in less than a year. Casinos in Cleveland, Toledo and Columbus opened starting in May. Construction on the two-story, 400,000-square-foot facility is in its final stages, with work expected to finish up next month.

PRESCRIPTIONS FOR NEEDY PATIENTS

(AP) - The Michigan Senate has approved two House-passed bills that would allow collection and redistribution of prescription medication. The measures would allow medical facilities to donate unused drugs for distribution to needy patients. Most other states have enacted similar laws.

HELP FOR SANDY VICTIMS

(AP) - Financial help could be coming to people on the East Coast who were ravaged by Superstorm Sandy this fall. Senate Democrats have put together a $60.4 billion disaster aid package, but time is running short on the post-election session of Congress. Money authorized under such legislation would be disbursed to New York, New Jersey and other states that sustained damage.

GOOGLE SEARCHES

(AP) - A year-end Google report on Internet searches shows that people's attention around the world wavered between the tragic and the silly. The report says millions searched the Web to find out about a royal princess, to learn about the latest iPad, or to read about a record-breaking skydiver. Google's "zeitgeist" report says Whitney Houston was the "top trending" search of the year.

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