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2 hrs ago | La Prensa

House-to-house survey may spur demolitions, fight blight

The Lucas County Land Bank vice president is leading a survey to determine what homes in Toledo can be saved and which need to meet the wrecking ball over the next few years.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

3 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Sylvania halts annexation plan

The City of Sylvania has withdrawn its petition to annex 3.35 acres of Sylvania Township property along Holland-Sylvania Road.

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7 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Tenant accused of murdering landlord

A man is behind bars tonight, accused of murdering his landlord. Lenawee County sheriff's deputies arrested Michael Thorn Anderson Tuesday afternoon for the murder of Larry Smith.

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7 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Body of missing BGSU grad found in landfill

A young man's body was found in a landfill in Lorain County Tuesday. Sheriff's investigators say the body is that of 22-year-old Cory Barron of Fremont.

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Related Topix: Sandusky County, OH

7 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

What exactly is ozone?

The Clean Air Act was amended nearly 25 years ago and we've made big progress in limiting smog and other air pollution.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Toledo, OH, Sandusky County, OH

11 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Mercy picks Sylvania Twp. for new emergency center

The rendering shows the design for Mercy Health System's full-service, free-standing emergency and diagnostic center in Sylvania Township.

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Related Topix: Perrysburg, OH, Sylvania, OH, Swanton, OH, Metamora, OH, Berkey, OH

16 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Toledo may form blight watch group

Toledo City Council could take action next Tuesday to create the Toledo Blight Authority, described as a mechanism by which leaders can come together, share ideas, and collaborate to help citizens sustain neighborhoods.

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20 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Heroin dealers could face homicide charge

Those who sell heroin could face a homicide charge in Ohio, as law enforcement tries to crack down on the growing epidemic of drug overdoses.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ohio, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Washington County, OH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News Herald

Thief leads police on chase

A man who was caught stealing scrap metal from a township property Friday got away after leading the authorities on a high-speed chase into Lucas County.

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Related Topix: Ottawa County, OH, North Benton, OH

Toledo Blade

Community turns out for fund-raiser

Joanie Cuffman Conner and her mother, Delores Cuffman, both of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, look over auction items at Sunday's fund-raiser at the Good Times Sports Bar & Grill in Toledo.

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Related Topix: Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Husted to visit Lucas County BOE

The newly reconstituted Lucas County Board of Elections meets as a board Tuesday for the first time, and will be welcomed into their new positions by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted.

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Related Topix: US News

Toledo Blade

Toledoan arraigned for alleged shooting

Justin Quinn, 24, of 3805 Revere Dr., is charged with felonious assault for the June 22 shooting of LaJuan Pearson, 37, outside JT's Bar and Grill, 3325 Stickney Ave. Bond for Quinn was set at $100,000; he is to remain in the Lucas County jail.

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Toledo Blade

Toledo man charged with felonious assault

A Toledoan who allegedly drove his car into a man trying to repossess the vehicle was arraigned today in Toledo Municipal Court.

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Toledo Blade

Toledo man arraigned for shooting at car

Rickey Harvey, 22, of 2718 Kendale Dr., is charged with felonious assault, weapons under disability, and improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle.

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MLive.com

Bond set at $1 million for woman accused of killing missing Ypsilanti man Brian Martin

Desirae Strauss, the 36-year-old woman who is accused of killing Ypsilanti resident Brian Martin was arraigned on a murder charge in Toledo Municipal Court Monday morning, court records indicate.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Toledo, OH, Holland, OH

Toledo Blade

Sylvan Pool demolished for housing

Susan White, center, and Elizabeth Curtis, 5, right, both from the neighborhood, collect bricks to use for landscaping and keepsakes as a demolition crew works at the site of what was once Sylvan Pool.

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Related Topix: Sylvania, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Toledo Blade

Helen quickly healing

Cathy Kautz is adopting Helen, who suffered from severe wounds. 'a Her personality is amazing.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Toledo Blade

Girl, 5, dies in house fire

Firefighters were called to 6032 Van Wormer Dr. in West Toledo about 12:50 a.m. THE BLADE/JETTA FRASER Firefighters wrapped her in a blanket and carried the young girl from her burning West Toledo home before rushing her to ProMedica Toledo Hospital, where Olivia Cline was pronounced dead.

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Related Topix: Fire, Toledo, OH

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Toledo Blade

Convicted man gets early release

Saying he had come out of a tragic situation a better person, a Lucas County judge agreed Friday to release from prison a Toledo man convicted in a fatal drunken-driving crash.

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101.5 The River

Woman Charged in Michigan Man's Murder Extradited to Toledo

Desirae Strauss, the Toledo woman accused of killing a missing Michigan man, has been extradited back to Ohio.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

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