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, OH (Toledo News Now) -
city council passed a resolution Tuesday demanding Governor John Kasich do
something about safety concerns at the Toledo Correctional Institution, but changes
may already be in the works.
Lindsay Webb has been one of the most vocal critics of policy changes in
Columbus, which she says have led to the recent spike in inmate homicides in
changes in administrative police have created an environment that is basically
a recipe for disaster," she said.
says the prison was never designed for the most serious offenders, but the
prison says 204 of the 1,263 inmates are considered maximum-security. She also
claims the practice of putting 2-4 inmates in a unit instead of just one is
getting people killed.
should not die as a result of an administrative decision, and that's, in fact,
what has been happening," Webb said.
spokesperson with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, which operates
the facility, says even before the most recent inmate homicide occurred on Oct.
6, a nationally-known corrections consultant, Vincent Nathan, was hired to
review the entire operations of the facility.
facility has taken a number of steps to address incidents of violence," said Joellen
Smith, a state prison spokesperson. "This year, they have hired nine additional
security officers, increased security camera surveillance in the institution,
and they've hired an additional investigator at the facility."
says she is still skeptical, but she hopes the review means the governor is
taking the violence seriously.
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 >