Sunday, July 27 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:57:03 GMT
A dive team is searching for the body of a 34-year-old man from the Toledo area, believed to have drowned in a Jet Ski accident on Saturday. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in a private pond inMore >
The body of 34-year-old Jason Mitchell, from Perrysburg, was located by divers around 1pm on Sunday in about seven feet of water.More >
Sunday, July 27 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:19:31 GMT
Courtesy: Toledo Unleashed
Initial work has begun on Toledo's first off-leash dog park. The new Glass City Dog Park will open in late September. The park is located at the former site of the South Toledo YMCA, just south of theMore >
The park is located at the former site of the South Toledo YMCA, just south of the Toledo Zoo and part of Woodsdale Park.
Dogs will be able to legally run and play off-leash at the park.More >
Friday, July 25 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:20:00 GMT
It seems like every time you check YouTube, you see a new viral cat video. This time the video features an adorable kitten trying to attack a ceramic cat stature. This kitten has moves you would expectMore >
It seems like every time you check YouTube, you see a new viral cat video. This time the video features an adorable kitten trying to attack a ceramic cat statue.More >
The recent crash of a Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine was a tragedy for many as hundreds on board died. One Toledo woman is thankful that, for her, the tragedy is not worse.More >
The recent crash of a Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine was a tragedy for many as hundreds on board died. One Toledo woman is thankful that, for her, the tragedy is not worse. More >
Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being pressured to march in their underwear and participate in sexually themed stunts. More >
(Toledo News Now) -
Tuesday's primary election narrowed the field for Toledo Mayor from seven candidates to two. Moving on to the Nov. 5 general election are Mayor Michael Bell and fellow independent D. Michael Collins.
Bell finished first in the primary, gathering 26.7 percent of the vote. Collins was close behind with 24.45 percent.
Lucas County Auditor Anita Lopez narrowly missed the cut, with 22.92 percent of the vote, followed by Toledo City Councilman Joe McNamara with 22.44 percent, Alan Cox with 1.59 percent, Michael Konwinski with 1.19 percent and Opal Covey with .6 percent. Ballots cast for write-in candidates totaled .12 percent of the vote.
The election marks the first time since Toledo moved to a strong mayor form of government in 1993, that a democratic candidate for mayor has not moved forward into the general election contest.
Four years ago Bell had the backing of the Toledo Police Patrolman's Association and Local 92. This time, Collins has those endorsements. Over the past three and a half years, Collins has been a vocal critic of many public safety initiatives from the Bell administration. While the mayor says public safety will be a big focus of this race, he's also going to focus on economic growth and the city's improved budget picture.
"I think it stands up very well, realizing when we started, our revenue has increased $20 million since I took over in 2010. Most people don't know that. They don't know we've increased by 6,000 jobs. What we need to do is be clear with the message," explained Mayor Bell.
Last night's primary raises the question: Is the Democratic party losing its grip on the Glass City?
Monday, July 28 2014 1:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 05:54:28 GMT
Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.More >
A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.More >