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2 hrs ago | Toledo Blade
A Toledo man who tried to pawn jewelry stolen from an 80-year-old Oregon woman was sentenced Wednesday to three months in a Lucas County work-release program and placed on community control for three years.
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6 hrs ago | Toledo Blade
Mike Lemon had gone out to get ice cream for his children the evening of Dec. 7 when a drunken driver slammed into his car head-on, nearly killing him.
10 hrs ago | Toledo Blade
After hearing five days of testimony, a Lucas County Common Pleas Court jury will return today to resume deliberations in the case of a Toledo woman charged with killing her infant son.
The current Lucas County jail is not worth saving and a new facility is needed, according to a preliminary feasibility study that was presented to The Blade on Wednesday.
Sylvania Township trustees are expected to decide next month on a requested zone change for an agricultural plot on Central Avenue where a 214-unit housing development has been proposed.
Lucas County commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved 3-percent raises for the county sheriff's employees, Emergency Medical Service responders, and the county Recorder's Office.
The Lucas County Board of Elections and some of its top employees were grilled for nearly nine hours on Tuesday by a state-appointed "transparency committee" on its apparent discourse, dysfunction, and occasional disregard of procedure.
A liquor store clerk was convicted on Tuesday of selling vodka to a 17-year-old boy whose friend later that day drank alcohol at a party and died in a drunken driving crash.
Prosecutors say the west Toledo mother threw her six-month-old son against a hard surface, causing a severe skull fracture which led to his death two days later.
So a line up of local leaders is urging support of a bonding issue up for vote in May as the way to get that work done.
Jerome Carter, 26, of 2520 Monroe St., is charged with felonious assault; he was ordered to remain in the Lucas County jail in lieu of $500,000 bond.
On the day he was to go on trial, a Toledo man accused of raping a 9-year-old girl instead entered an Alford plea to two counts of rape.
Meesha, a 1-year-old 'pit bull,' is being cared for by the Toledo Area Humane Society in Maumee.
Dogs remain available at the Lucas County Canine Care & Control Office, 410 South Erie St., Toledo.
Area residents looking to dispose of unused or expired medication are being urged to drop them off at the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, 635 N. Erie St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26. BLOOMBERG Area residents looking to dispose of unused or expired medication are being urged to drop them off at the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, ... (more)