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West Toledo man indicted on charges he shot mother

A West Toledo man faces additional charges after he was indicted by a Lucas County grand jury Thursday on accusations that he shot his mother in the head. 

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:29:25 GMT

Two indicted in New Year's Day assault on 19-year-old

Two Toledoans were indicted on federal charges based on accusations they beat a man outside of a North Toledo hotel on New Year’s Day. 

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:38:59 GMT

Former Put-in-Bay mayor pleads guilty to conflict-of-interest charges

PORT CLINTON — Former Put-in-Bay Mayor Bernard “Mack” McCann pleaded guilty to two counts of conflict of interest in a public contract, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced Friday.

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:18:40 GMT

Following failing academic grades, TPS could be taken over by state-appointed CEO

As Toledo Public Schools students and staff work to get through another semester, the looming possibility of the state taking over the district remains a distant concern for TPS administrators.

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:34:51 GMT

FBI working with Perrysburg officials in racist-graffiti investigation

The FBI is working with the Perrysburg Police Division on its investigation into who vandalized a local home with racist graffiti last week.

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:22:59 GMT

Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 2/15

Dogs remain available at the Lucas County Canine Care & Control Office, 410 South Erie St., Toledo. For information, call 419-213-2800. For a complete list of available dogs, go to lucascountydogs.petfinder.com. A $100 adoption fee includes spay-neuter, a heartworm check, microchip ID, vaccinations, and a behavioral evaluation.

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:00:00 GMT

Anthony Wayne Bridge westbound lanes to close Saturday

Damage repairs following a crash will close the Anthony Wayne Bridge’s westbound lanes early Saturday morning, the Ohio Department of Transportation said.

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:30:00 GMT

Daily Log: 2/15


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:00:00 GMT

Always watching: Blade reporter tested by ankle bracelet

Handcuffs clicked and metal dug into my wrists as a Lucas County deputy locked the restraints in place.

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:00:00 GMT

UT graduate combats disorder with wellness regimen

Marching up the stair climber at a Planet Fitness gym in South Toledo, Jenyse Byrd eased her way into her first workout of the week, a regimen she’s developed since being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:30:00 GMT

PHOTO GALLERY: Kindergartners celebrate 100th day of school

Fairfield Elementary School kindergartners had a busy morning Thursday to celebrate the 100th day of school. Special activities for the day include popping 100 balloons, counting out 100 beans to make a necklace, using 100 marshmallows and toothpicks to build a creation, building with 100 Legos, and counting how many licks to finish a sucker.

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:31:03 GMT

Police from three states plan ramp up in enforcement

State police agencies in Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky plan an enforcement blitz this weekend on I-75 in those three states.

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:40:10 GMT

Three indicted in Thanksgiving shooting of 3-year-old boy

Three young men allegedly tracked and shot into a vehicle on I-75 that they believed was carrying a wanted target. 

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:37:55 GMT

Toledo police investigating retired officer related to missing firearm

Toledo police are investigating a retired officer who worked in the department’s property room after a firearm — and possibly other items — went missing. 

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:48:52 GMT

Toledo police officer charged with OVI resigns

Toledo police announced an officer suspected of striking a vehicle and crashing his car while intoxicated has left the department.

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:39:04 GMT

Two Planned Parenthood groups file suit to block new abortion law

COLUMBUS — Two Planned Parenthood organizations filed a lawsuit in federal court on Thursday to block a new state law banning a common abortion procedure from taking effect.

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:27:08 GMT

Animal cruelty charge against central city woman dismissed

Animal cruelty charges were dismissed Wednesday against a central city woman accused of leaving a dog outside to starve to death. 

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:43:56 GMT

Troopers seize four pounds of cocaine hidden in Lunchables during Wood Co. traffic stop

For decades parents have turned to Lunchables — highly processed, prepackaged food kits — to feed hungry children.

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:57:14 GMT

March federal food benefits issued early

Recipients of federal food assistance will receive a portion of their March benefits early to offset the long gap between payments caused by the government shutdown that ended last month.

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:31:06 GMT

Second person charged in man's beating on New Year's Day

A second man was taken into custody Wednesday for beating up a man outside of a Toledo hotel on New Year’s Day.

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:24:08 GMT

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