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    Lucas Co. jail employee accused of sexually assaulting former inmate

    Lucas Co. jail employee accused of sexually assaulting former inmate

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:29:23 GMT
    A Lucas County jail employee is on paid administrative leave. The employee is accused of sexually assaulting a former inmate not on jail property. The Toledo Police Department is investigating, and the Lucas County Sheriff's Office has launched an investigation. We'll continue to follow this story as it develops.
    A Lucas County jail employee is on paid administrative leave. The employee is accused of sexually assaulting a former inmate not on jail property. The Toledo Police Department is investigating, and the Lucas County Sheriff's Office has launched an investigation. We'll continue to follow this story as it develops.
  • McCord Rd. Underpass project begins weeks before school starts

    McCord Rd. Underpass project begins weeks before school starts

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:28:40 GMT
    After decades of planning and financial setbacks, construction is set to begin Monday on a two-year project in Springfield Township to ease traffic congestion and improve the safety of a deadly railroad crossing.
    After decades of planning and financial setbacks, construction is set to begin Monday on a two-year project in Springfield Township to ease traffic congestion and improve the safety of a deadly railroad crossing.

  • Van rollover slows traffic on Turnpike near SR 66

    Van rollover slows traffic on Turnpike near SR 66

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:18:43 GMT
    Troopers say traffic is still backed up Friday evening after a van rolled over. It happened around 5 p.m. on the Ohio Turnpike near State Route 66. Police say two of the people were trapped in the van. Both were Life-Flighted to a nearby hospital. The extent of their injuries is not known at this time.
    Troopers say traffic is still backed up Friday evening after a van rolled over. It happened around 5 p.m. on the Ohio Turnpike near State Route 66. Police say two of the people were trapped in the van. Both were Life-Flighted to a nearby hospital. The extent of their injuries is not known at this time.

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - FEBRUARY 13, 2013

SANDUSKY SHOOTING SUSPECT

Sandusky police are asking for your help finding a shooting suspect. Detective tell us they believe 25-year-old Marcus Campbell pulled the trigger during an attempted robbery last month at a Perkins Avenue car wash. Three other people were arrested in the case.

EAST BROADWAY SHOOTING

Toledo police are searching for the suspect who shot a man earlier this evening. Officers were called to the scene on East Broadway and Delence around 530pm. Investigators tell us someone shot Steven Walker multiple times. Police searched a nearby home but say they did not find anything inside.

ANTHONY WAYNE TRAIL CRASH

A young driver is fighting for his life tonight after a serious crash on the Anthony Wayne Trail. Police say 18-year-old Aaron Davis was turning left on City Park when another driver slammed into his car. At last check, Davis was in critical condition. Police say the other driver is in fair condition.

BRIDGE REPAIRS

Construction could slow travel in Toledo tomorrow night. Starting at 10pm Thursday, crews will begin working on bridge repairs on I-475 between Douglas and Auburn. Expect slowdowns on the northbound I-75 ramp to westbound I-475 and southbound on I-75 between Willys Parkway and Detroit Avenue. The projects are all part of an upgrade to the 75/475 interchange.

INTERNET CAFES

(AP) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine wants state lawmakers to crack down on storefront gambling-style operations known as Internet cafes. DeWine told lawmakers today he supports an Internet cafe regulation bill sponsored by state Rep. Matt Huffman of Lima.

HEALTH CARE "NAVIGATORS"

(AP) - State lawmakers are again weighing regulations for a new group of professionals who will help guide consumers through the new health insurance exchanges. So-called "navigators" are expected to help educate consumers and small businesses about the new online marketplaces created by the federal health care law.

NEW OHIO CASINO

(AP) - Ohio's fourth voter-approved casino has cleared a major hurdle before it will be allowed to open to the public in three weeks. The Ohio Casino Control Commission today issued a gaming license to the $400 million Horseshoe Cincinnati.

CABIN FIRE UNINTENTIONAL

(AP) - A California sheriff says his deputies did not intentionally burn down a cabin where a former Los Angeles police officer was holed up. But San Bernardino Sheriff John McMahon says deputies did lob pyrotechnic tear gas into the cabin, and it erupted in flames. A coroner is examining charred remains. Christopher Dorner is believed to have killed four people. The latest victim was a deputy during a gun battle yesterday.

MAJOR AIRLINES MERGING

(AP) - Officials from American Airlines and US Airways will merge and create the world's biggest airline. An announcement is expected Thursday. The deal has been in the works since August, when creditors forced American to consider a merger rather than remain independent. American has been restructuring under bankruptcy protection since late 2011.

LADY GAGA INJURED

(AP) - A hip injury is forcing pop star Lady Gaga to cancel the rest of her tour dates. A statement from Live Nation Global Touring says the entertainer has a tear in her right hip that will require surgery. She had 21 dates through March 20 remaining on her "Born This Way Ball" tour schedule.

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