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  • Toledo Mud Hens pitcher charged in sexual assault case

    Toledo Mud Hens pitcher charged in sexual assault case

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:54:34 GMT
    Toledo Mud Hens pitcher, Evan Reed, 28, is facing multiple charges linked to a sexual assault case. The Wayne County Prosecutors office says Reed allegedly assaulted a woman from Oakland County back in March.
    Toledo Mud Hens pitcher, Evan Reed, 28, is facing multiple charges linked to a sexual assault case. The Wayne County Prosecutors office says Reed allegedly assaulted a woman from Oakland County back in March.
  • Community donates new US flags after vandalism in Flag City

    Community donates new US flags after vandalism in Flag City

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:09:38 GMT
    Findlay police haven’t made any arrests, but in the past week none of the flags have been vandalized. 
    Findlay police haven’t made any arrests, but in the past week none of the flags have been vandalized. 

  • TFD Promotes First African American Female Lieutenant

    TFD Promotes First African American Female Lieutenant

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:08:00 GMT
    Lolita Cooper has been serving on the Toledo Fire Department for 13 years.She's one of 57 women on the department. Tomorrow she will be the first African American female to hold the title as Lieutenant.Cooper tells 13 ABC, "Its an esteemed honor to be the first one...but there's nervousness with it...because of being the first and only you will definitely going to be not scrutinized but looked at...and it's a high responsibility because i want to give the department my best." Cooper is also ...
    Lolita Cooper has been serving on the Toledo Fire Department for 13 years.She's one of 57 women on the department. Tomorrow she will be the first African American female to hold the title as Lieutenant.Cooper tells 13 ABC, "Its an esteemed honor to be the first one...but there's nervousness with it...because of being the first and only you will definitely going to be not scrutinized but looked at...and it's a high responsibility because i want to give the department my best." Cooper is also ...

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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