Mid-November snow and frigid cold temperatures have many in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan remembering the record-breaking winter we all endured last year. As we prepare for another long winter, how are road crews getting ready to keep area streets and highways clear and passable this year?
The University of Toledo is giving back to the Toledo Fire Department by auctioning off their game-worn jerseys.
Thanksgiving is less than one week away, and for the 17th year in a row, the Seagate Food Bank is holding their 'Stuff the Truck' event.
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitives Task Force has released their 'dangerous dozen' list of wanted fugitives and a Toledo man is on the list.
The Wood County Opiate Task Force is leading the charge on this issue. They pointed to a recent case where a 20-year-old overdosed, making it the fourth local heroin overdose in Wood County.
Most parents know lead in toys or paint can be dangerous to children, but the harmful material may also be lurking in a place you might not have guessed: the bathtub.
The area will be turned into a 60 bed direct supervision part of the jail and will also renovate their minimum housing unit, which will allow them to add 15 beds, for a total of 75 more beds.
Busing in the Sylvania School District is getting a major upgrade this school year now that the school will be using the new routing system they bought last year.
Leaders in Seneca County are saying November has been one of the best months they have had for economic development in years.
TPD announced Thursday its upcoming police exam. The entry level test to become an officer is the first step you need to pass in order to get your foot into that police cruiser.
As one suspect faced a judge Thursday, Toledo Police are still looking for two people responsible for assaulting a transgender woman in downtown Toledo earlier this month.
Instead of playing outside in the cold for recess, Sylvania students have been spending their time making blankets inside, in order to make sure the elderly don't go cold this winter.
Hayley Turner was reported missed July 31. In addition to the three years probation, Turner was sentenced to 29 days of community service and to pay back more than $15,000 for time used in search.
Most major department store at Franklin Park Mall will open its doors at or before 6 Thursday evening, including Macy's. Dillard's, on the other hand, will not be opening until 8 a.m. Black Friday. A few other stores may not open until Friday, as well.
According to TPS officials, the child was left on the bus for a short period of time. When Head Start representatives became aware of the incident, they immediately notified the federal office of Head Start and Manpower.
Perrysburg Township trustees are still working with the Police Department to figure out where they can make cuts, after their levy on the November ballot failed.
Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp has announced that once the Lucas County Jail is at capacity, police departments booking inmates at the jail will have to take those inmates to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio in Stryker, Ohio. That's a 104 mile round trip for officers.
When questioned about the texts, teacher Josh Keidan, of the Upper School English Department, admitted to sending them. The headmaster of the school says Keidan has been suspended pending further investigation, and the police have been notified about the situation.
Davis Gallagher has already been arrested and charged with aggravated robbery and kidnapping in connection to the crime, but police are still looking for another suspect involved.
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF), Toledo Police Department and Lucas County Sheriff's Office were involved in a three-week manhunt for 43-year-old Levelle Booth.
The Tecumseh School District is bumping up their social media presence. They are now up to nearly a dozen Facebook pages and they're not stopping there.
Have you ever tried to call a company for help, and all you got was a phone tree that took you right back to where you started? Isn't there another way?
The Toledo Fire Department is asking for your help after a series of fires, which they believe are arsons, remain unsolved.
The ALICE program is in full swing in Tecumseh. School administrators and teachers are teaming up with local law enforcement in the event of a school threat, learning things like closing the door to a classroom and barricading themselves in.
Today is the Great American Smokeout. The nationwide event encourages smokers to kick the habit and get help.
Southbound lanes of I-75 at State Route 582, or Middleton Pike, have reopened after a car accident caused a closure Thursday morning in Wood County.
Bowling Green Police say drug use in their community has turned into an epidemic leading to other crimes and putting the public's safety at risk. Thursday, police are holding the first ever town hall on drug abuse.
Washington Township officials are trying to decide what to do with a home neighbors say is causing a problem in their neighborhood.
The Lucas County Jail has to have their inmate population down to 403 inmates in less than 24 hours. Just two weeks ago there were 440 inmates being held in the jail.
The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that over 57 million U.S. homes have dangerously high lead levels. Of the one million homes built in Ohio between 1950 and 1978, the year lead paint was banned in homes, roughly 40 percent still have lead paint in them today.
Toledo Blade threatens to sue after Lucas County awards Toledo Free Press publication contract VideoAfter awarding the contract to publish the Lucas County delinquent land tax list to the Toledo Free Press the county may now be the target of a lawsuit from the Toledo Blade.
The Lucas County Health Department says one man has died from what they believe was the flu. Now they are warning people to take influenza seriously, and get their flu shots.
More weapons are being found on school grounds in Sylvania. The 2012 to 2013 school year had no weapon related suspensions but last school year there were six within the school district and this year there have already been two so far.
Mobile apps are taking over online dating and have become a multi-billion dollar industry. The apps link people up with potential love interests in their area and can be used for romance, casual encounters and friendships. But there can also be a dark side to letting your smart phone play matchmaker.
According to the indictment, Steven Kraus broke into a Danbury Township home in April and stole items from the elderly person who lives there.
A judge has ordered the city of Toledo to inspect all buildings at the Riviera Maia apartments by Dec. 5. Several buildings of the complex have been condemned, but the judge says he has heard many complaints from residents living in the remaining buildings.
The purpose of the hearing was to explore the current circumstances surrounding algae and cyanotoxins, as well as the availability of technology to test and monitor for these potentially harmful contaminants.
A clerk at the Shell gas station in Clinton reported that two men entered the store sometime before 11:40 p.m. Tuesday and demanded cash. The suspects then fled the scene in a vehicle believed to be parked near Eden Foods.
Lucas County Care Net says 24-thousand people here in NW Ohio are uninsured and eligible for Medicaid. Wednesday, Mercy officials are walking people through everything they need to know to help get you covered.
Groundbreaking for the construction of a new Mercy emergency room at King and Central in Sylvania was held Tuesday.
The sudden freeze and up-coming thaw is wreaking havoc on pipes for homeowners across Northwest Ohio.
People are turning up the heat and pulling out the space heaters as the temperatures fall, but as always, there a few safety tips the Toledo Fire Department wants you to know.
The University of Toledo Police department has welcomed a new member to their team: a 16-month-old K-9 named Quinty.
Police are searching for the driver of a car which drove off I-475 westbound near Corey Road early Wednesday morning.
Toledo Police and U.S. Marshals are now looking for Justin Poore, who has been charged with felonious assault with a weapon in this incident.
The former employee is suing the city, his immediate supervisor, the law director and a former member of the city's law department. He says he faced sexual harassment and discrimination while on the job.
All busing will be cut for students living within a two mile radius of their school, beginning December 1 of this year. Bussing for co-curricular and extracurricular activities will also be cut.
Rachel Martin and her sister say they don't know much about their father's connection with the Strausses, but they believe there must have been some sort of conflict.
A Perrysburg native and Fort Carson soldier has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a 19-year-old comrade while both were deployed in Jordan in May, the U.S. Army said Tuesday.
The Lucas County Delinquent Land Tax List must be published by December 8. The list will be published in the Toledo Blade or the Toledo Free Press. That is up to the Lucas County Commissioners to decide.
According to court documents, 44-year-old James Wolff had sex with the minor when she was so drunk she couldn't resist. The alleged incident occurred at a south Toledo apartment complex, near Maumee.
O.K. Wok on Navarre in Toledo was at the top of this week's restaurant ratings report with eleven violations. The restaurant was written up for food unprotected from contamination, gravy was not held at the proper temperature and there was buildup on the pop nozzles.
With temperatures below freezing, homeowners need to be aware of their pipes or they may be in for some major headaches.
Brody Fry is being remembered by his friends, classmates and teachers one day after his death.
If you can't throw blows like a martial arts champ, or you don't feel comfortable firing a gun, that's ok. Self-defense is as simple as DIY.
Toledo Police say a man is in custody after he led police on a chase in a stolen vehicle through both Toledo and Sylvania Township Tuesday afternoon.
Toledo City Council has approved the purchase of the former Southwyck Mall property in south Toledo. The City will pay $3.25 million for the 58.5 acre plot of land where the Southwyck Mall once stood.
Whether you are on Medicare, selecting a plan through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or have private insurance, here are some tips to help you more safely navigate the open enrollment season.
After questioning the other driver, police say they believe he may not be responsible for the crash. Police believe Smith was driving at a high rate of speed on Reynolds, which may be what led to him losing control of his vehicle.
OSHP says troopers from the Lima and Van Wert posts were dispatched to the accident on Road 23-Q, north of Road T, just before 3 p.m.
Sylvania Township Police say a man who assaulted and robbed an elderly woman outside her Sylvania Township home is still on the loose.
More than 200 people will lose their jobs when MAGY Staffing closes its Toledo and Holland locations early next year.
New life could be coming to a downtown Toledo building that has been considered an eyesore. The Lucas County Commissioners announced Tuesday that the county now owns the former Hotel Seagate.
Work is on schedule and expected to slow down over the winter months for construction of the McCord Road Underpass in Lucas County.
State Troopers discovered 200 grams of heroin during a traffic stop on I-75 southbound in Hancock County Friday.
Have you noticed you're getting more and more water with the canned foods you buy at the store these days? Is it just you? Or is this another new trend, like product downsizing to give us less food?
Health officials have a serious warning for members of the aging population: cold temperatures and outside work can put you at risk of a heart attack.
The combination of sub-zero wind chills and bitter cold temperatures poses a health risk for your kids, especially as they make their way to school.
A retired Toledo Police officer turned to Call 11 for Action after problems trying to ship a valuable item to her daughter in the Navy, stationed across the country.
A study done in 2002 showed that the department should be operating with three stations but nothing has been done to make that happen.
There are 24,000 people living in Lucas County without Medicaid that are eligible for it. Monday CareNet's event cut back on the number of those uninsured.
What's in store for the former Southwyck mall property in south Toledo? The Andersons was rumored to be re-locating to the vacated site, but it was announced Friday that they had other plans for their headquarters.
Erie, Hancock, Henry and Seneca counties are all under a Level 1 Snow Emergency until further notice, according to their respective sheriff's offices.
Senator Brown also visited the Griffin House, an apartment complex serving homeless veterans, Monday where he outlined his Homeless Veterans Prevention Act.
The Erie County Sheriff's Office has issued a Level 1 Snow Emergency.A Level 1 Snow Emergency means roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. It also means roads are icy.
The Henry County Sheriff's Office has issued a Level 1 Snow Emergency.A Level 1 Snow Emergency means roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. It also means roads are icy.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office and volunteers have searched an extensive area. They continue their search almost every day and get big groups to search on weekends.
Toledo Police are asking for your help locating a man they say is responsible for a fatal hit and run crash which happened at the intersection of Reynolds and Angola Monday in south Toledo.
The Hancock County Sheriff's Office has issued a Level 1 Snow Emergency. A Level 1 Snow Emergency means roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. It also means roads are icy.
Toledo Police say an injury accident has shut down the intersection of Reynolds Road and Angola Road in south Toledo. Police say the accident involved two cars, one of which hit a utility pole around 4:30 p.m. Monday.
A semi is stuck under the Anthony Wayne Bridge, also known as the High Level Bridge, on Yondota Street in east Toledo.
The Ohio House Agriculture Committee has approved an amendment which, if it becomes law, would bar farmers from spreading fertilizer or manure on frozen, snow-covered, or saturated fields, or when there is a 50 percent chance of rain in the next day, according to state Senator Randy Gardner.
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office has placed the county under a Level 1 Snow emergency. A Level 1 Snow Emergency means roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow.
A Human Trafficking Institution was unanimously approved by trustees at the University of Toledo to help find solutions to a problem that plagues northwest Ohio.
Oregon City Council will meet Monday night to discuss a new water rate charge for residents to help pay for improvements to the waste water treatment plant.
The Lenawee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident that occurred Monday morning.
Columbia Gas says a natural gas line was struck Monday in the 700 block of North Erie Street in north Toledo.
The Lucas County Sheriff's Office says remains found in a western Lucas County field on Saturday are those of Kevin Carr Jr. According to the âHelp Find Kevin Carr Jr.â Facebook page, Carr has been missing since Sept. 10.
UPS announced plans Monday to hire nearly 250 people in the Toledo area for seasonal and permanent positions.
Police are on the scene of a rollover crash just north of the I-475/US-23 split. The crash is causing delays as drivers try to take the West Central Avenue exit in Sylvania as an alternative.
Police were on the scene after a one-vehicle crash overnight at Alexis and Telegraph in north Toledo.
ODOT crews are hard at work Monday morning making sure your commute is hassle-free. They're using newer methods this year to keep the roads clear of all that snow.
In addition to dealing with cold and snow, more than 1,500 Toledo Edison customers are without power Monday morning.
One person was taken to the hospital after an overnight shooting in the 1700 block of Mulberry near Baker in north Toledo.
It's expected to attract 750,000 hunters this year who will contribute $2.3 billion to the state's economy.
The fire happened at the end of Center Street in the Sterling Park parking lot in central Toledo.
Officials are releasing more information about the human remains that were found near State Route 295 and Angola Road on Saturday. Officials say the autopsy has been performed and the remains are male.
Reverend David Reinhart has been suspended from his churches in Delphos and Landeck after he was accused of being involved in intimate relationships with women.
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