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  • Entrepreneurial spirit at the Latino Fest

    Entrepreneurial spirit at the Latino Fest

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-08-30 16:55:09 GMT
    The Latino Fest has a strong 20 year tradition on the banks of the Maumee River, celebrating local hispanic culture with great food. You expect to grab tacos, tamales, nachos and rice and beans. And you expect to hear some great music. And Mexicans living in this region can also expect to get some help.
    The Latino Fest has a strong 20 year tradition on the banks of the Maumee River, celebrating local hispanic culture with great food. You expect to grab tacos, tamales, nachos and rice and beans. And you expect to hear some great music. And Mexicans living in this region can also expect to get some help.
  • TPD: Serial robber strikes again, suspect at large

    TPD: Serial robber strikes again, suspect at large

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-08-30 14:44:05 GMT
    A man wanted by police in a series of robberies may have struck again.Overnight, Toledo police say someone held up the "In and Out" mart on the 1600 block of West Sylvania.Investigators identified the suspect as Jonathan Reed, 39, who is wanted in at least seven other recent robberies.According to a police report, Reed entered the store and brought a small box of candy to the counter.When the clerk rang it up and opened the register, the report states "Reed lunged over the counter and grabbed...
    A man wanted by police in a series of robberies may have struck again.Overnight, Toledo police say someone held up the "In and Out" mart on the 1600 block of West Sylvania.Investigators identified the suspect as Jonathan Reed, 39, who is wanted in at least seven other recent robberies.According to a police report, Reed entered the store and brought a small box of candy to the counter.When the clerk rang it up and opened the register, the report states "Reed lunged over the counter and grabbed...
  • Large fire in downtown building caught on camera

    Large fire in downtown building caught on camera

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:50:07 GMT
    New video of a fire in a brick building near the Amtrak station. This happened during the 7 o'clock hour Friday evening. 13abc viewer Richard Trevino captured this video of the flames. Firefighters tell us the fire was in a business at 300 Morris. That address is listed as Mandell-Vasquez, Incorporated. No one was hurt. Investigators are still working to find out what started the fire.
    New video of a fire in a brick building near the Amtrak station. This happened during the 7 o'clock hour Friday evening. 13abc viewer Richard Trevino captured this video of the flames. Firefighters tell us the fire was in a business at 300 Morris. That address is listed as Mandell-Vasquez, Incorporated. No one was hurt. Investigators are still working to find out what started the fire.

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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