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  • Police searching for carjacking suspects

    Police searching for carjacking suspects

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:24:27 GMT
    Toledo Police are looking for two carjacking suspects. Officers tell 13abc a man was trying to help a woman jump start her car when he was shot in the hand. That's when two men took off with the woman's car.
    Toledo Police are looking for two carjacking suspects. Officers tell 13abc a man was trying to help a woman jump start her car when he was shot in the hand. That's when two men took off with the woman's car.
  • U. of Michigan plans $168M athletic facility

    U. of Michigan plans $168M athletic facility

    The University of Michigan wants to build a $168 million multi-use facility for its Division I Olympic sports, including track, tennis, cross country, rowing, soccer and lacrosse.
    The University of Michigan wants to build a $168 million multi-use facility for its Division I Olympic sports, including track, tennis, cross country, rowing, soccer and lacrosse.
  • Michigan lawmakers cracking down on human trafficking

    Michigan lawmakers cracking down on human trafficking

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:45 AM EDT2014-09-16 10:45:05 GMT
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan lawmakers plan to proceed with a bill making it easier for the government to seize property linked to suspected illegal activity. The legislation up for a vote Tuesday in the state House allows for the forfeiture of homes, cash and other assets in home invasion and rape cases. It's designed to crack down on human trafficking. The bill lets law enforcement take property and not give notice of forfeiture for 56 days. The current deadline is seven days. Supporte...
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan lawmakers plan to proceed with a bill making it easier for the government to seize property linked to suspected illegal activity. The legislation up for a vote Tuesday in the state House allows for the forfeiture of homes, cash and other assets in home invasion and rape cases. It's designed to crack down on human trafficking. The bill lets law enforcement take property and not give notice of forfeiture for 56 days. The current deadline is seven days. Supporte...

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - JANUARY 8, 2013

FARR OUT

It's the end of an era for a local golf tournament. Toledo native and television star Jamie Farr is leaving the Toledo Classic which is an event that's carried his name for nearly 30 years. Marathon Petroleum has become the new title sponsor. The event will be "The Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning a& O-I." The tournament has permanently named the scholarship fund "The Jamie Farr Scholarship Fund". A news release says that is "to preserve his legacy with the tournament." http://www.13abc.com/story/20534795/toledo-classic-ends-affiliation-with-jamie-farr-marathon-to-sponsor

BG GUN VIOLENCE

Bowling Green's public information officer says city council members are taking up a resolution to reduce gun violence in BG. The proposal includes providing resources to help mentally ill and violence prone residents. It's also designed to more effectively regulate assault rifles such as the one used in last month's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

TOLEDO FLOOD INSURANCE

Dozens of Toledo homeowners are no longer required to carry flood insurance after a ruling by FEMA. A new federal report shows more than 100 properties near Cullen Park are no longer considered within the "flood plain." The new designation means flood insurance is now optional for homeowners in that area.

STRICKLAND'S FUTURE

(AP) - Democrat Ted Strickland won't be making another run for governor next year. Strickland says in a statement that he stands by his record as governor and wont' seek the office again. Strickland's decision leaves Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald and Congressman Tim Ryan among the top potential Democratic challengers to incumbent Republican John Kasich.

GIFFORDS AND GUN VIOLENCE

(AP) - She's moving from a victim of gun violence to an advocate against it. Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and astronaut husband Mark Kelly have formed a political action committee to support some gun control measures. Giffords is still struggling to recover from being shot in the head two years ago today. In Tucson, bells tolled at the moment six people were killed and a dozen injured, including Giffords.

LANCE ARMSTRONG

(AP) - Lance Armstrong has agreed to a rare televised interview with Oprah Winfrey that will air next week. He's expected to address allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. Armstrong has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, but The New York Times reported last week he's considering an admission.

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