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  • Man found dead in barn fire, woman escapes

    Man found dead in barn fire, woman escapes

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:22:09 GMT
    One man is dead after an overnight barn fire in northern Monroe County.The sheriff's office says that barn went up in flames just before 1 a.m. Monday.It happened outside of Carelton, MI, near the intersection of Colf and Sumpter.Investigators say a 54-year-old lived in an apartment above the barn. His body was found inside.According to deputies, the man's girlfriend managed to get out alive, with burns on her hands and feet.The sheriff is waiting to release the man's identity until his famil...
    One man is dead after an overnight barn fire in northern Monroe County.The sheriff's office says that barn went up in flames just before 1 a.m. Monday.It happened outside of Carelton, MI, near the intersection of Colf and Sumpter.Investigators say a 54-year-old lived in an apartment above the barn. His body was found inside.According to deputies, the man's girlfriend managed to get out alive, with burns on her hands and feet.The sheriff is waiting to release the man's identity until his famil...
  • Labor Day parade has deep meaning for workers

    Labor Day parade has deep meaning for workers

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:14:52 GMT
    Local unions and spectators were in Downtown Toledo for the annual Labor Day Parade on Monday and participants say the event is about more to them that just another parade.
    Local unions and spectators were in Downtown Toledo for the annual Labor Day Parade on Monday and participants say the event is about more to them that just another parade.
  • Water Advisory: Toxins near South Bass Beach

    Water Advisory: Toxins near South Bass Beach

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:25:51 GMT
    For the first time this year, an algal bloom advisory is in effect for South Bass Island. Testing at the State Park Beach shows high levels of toxins in the water. It was 13 parts per billion of microcystin. That's prompting Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency to post a public health advisory.The "orange flag" cautions older people, those very young or anyone with a compromised immune system to stay out of the water near South Bass Beach. 20 parts per billion of microcystin would have laun...
    For the first time this year, an algal bloom advisory is in effect for South Bass Island. Testing at the State Park Beach shows high levels of toxins in the water. It was 13 parts per billion of microcystin. That's prompting Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency to post a public health advisory.The "orange flag" cautions older people, those very young or anyone with a compromised immune system to stay out of the water near South Bass Beach. 20 parts per billion of microcystin would have laun...

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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