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1 hr ago | Toledo Blade

Man indicted in shooting death

Jackson, 23, of 1338 Grand Ave. was charged with murder with a firearm specification in the shooting death of the 17-year-old who was shot twice in the chest and once in an arm on Auburn Avenue near Bancroft Street.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Toledo Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

1 hr ago | Toledo Blade

Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 8-2

Dogs remain available at the Lucas County Canine Care & Control Office, 410 South Erie St., Toledo.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Maumee, OH

2 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Without Congress, Pres. Obama may act alone

Crews from five departments were called out to a fire at a church in McComb Friday evening.

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8 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Obama: US 'tortured some folks'

The United States tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama acknowledged Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after taking office.

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Related Topix: Prison

8 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Semi crashes into Tony Packo's

A Lucas County jail employee is on paid administrative leave. The employee is accused of sexually assaulting a former inmate not on jail property.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

8 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

McCord Rd. Underpass project begins weeks before school starts

After decades of planning and financial setbacks, construction is set to begin Monday on a project to ease traffic congestion and improve the safety of a deadly railroad crossing.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Toledo, OH, Columbus, OH

11 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

City sees rise in income tax collection

George Sarantou said the rise in the city's income tax collections is a positive sign for its ecomomy.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, University of Toledo

16 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Roundabout at Brint and King nearly finished

Construction of the roundabout at the intersection of Brint and King roads in Sylvania is nearly complete.

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Related Topix: Sylvania, OH, Toledo, OH

20 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Morning Weather Forecast 8/1

This is good news," city finance director, George Sarantou said. Expensess were kept down and we did come out ahead of this.

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Related Topix: Mason, OH, Toledo, OH

21 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Officials to survey on Lake Erie algae

Frequent recreational water users in Lucas County may be asked to help health officials learn more about the algae blooms that have already forced the closure of Mau-mee Bay Park this season.

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Related Topix: Oregon, OH

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Toledo Blade

50 animals rescued, charges likely

Gary Willoughby, left, executive director of the Toledo Area Humane Society, and Gene Boros of the humane society carry out a pig in a crate while another one watches.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Animal Rights, Sylvania, OH

Toledo Blade

Officials could appeal in defense of police dog

City officials could file an appeal, as early as Friday, in defense of a Toledo police dog that was deemed "dangerous" by the Lucas County Canine Care & Control office.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Wapakoneta, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

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According to the ruling signed on July 29 th by Interim Director of Health Lance Himes, Capital Care Network on West Sylvania Avenue is scheduled to be shut down as a surgery center in less than two weeks.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Abortion, Maumee, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Dozens of animals seized from Lucas County home

New details in a suspected case of animal neglect in lucas county. Dozens of animals were taken from a home in holland today, this after a horse was euthanized on the property yesterday.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Maumee, OH, Perrysburg, OH

Toledo Blade

Group tries to halt mosquito spraying

Heidi Glosser looks at a jar of water brought in by Paul Bauman of the Toledo Area Sanitary District during a Mosquito Task Force meeting in Ottawa Hills.

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Related Topix: Ottawa Hills, OH, West Nile Virus, Health

Toledo Blade

Ugandan choir tour to visit area

Friday at the Main LibraryAt noon Friday, the spacious atrium at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library's Main Branch, 325 Michigan St., will resonate with the joyful sounds of young voices.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH, Port Clinton, OH, Sandusky, OH, Waterville, OH

Toledo Blade

Suspect held in vandalism on Perth St.

A Toledo man was ordered to remain in the Lucas County jail in lieu of $20,000 bond for allegedly breaking the windshields of four vehicles.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, University of Toledo

Toledo Blade

Fatal crashes in Lucas Co. holding steady

The number of fatal crashes in Lucas County has remained stubbornly high, according to statistics from the Lucas County Traffic Safety Program.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Toledo Blade

Man facing kidnapping, burglary counts held

A man accused of taking a woman's 4½-month-old son from an East Toledo hotel room was arraigned Wednesday in Toledo Municipal Court.

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Toledo Blade

Man sentenced for hit-and-run death

Robert W. Conboy, 84, left, stands with his attorney Thomas Douglas, right, in court Wednesday, July 30, 2014, before Conboy's sentencing for aggravated vehicular homicide and failure to stop in the Feb. 12 accidental death of pedestrian Donald Galdys, 59. THE BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH A Toledo resident who killed a man in a hit-and-run car accident in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

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