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 >
Friday, July 25 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:38:42 GMT
Two teenagers accused of torturing a 16-year-old boy inside a shed were sentenced to prison Thursday. Jenna Montgomery and Jess Taylor both pleaded guilty to kidnapping, robbery and assault charges. MontgomeryMore >
Two teenagers accused of torturing a 16-year-old boy inside a shed were sentenced to prison Thursday.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 >
The fight against blight continues in the city of Toledo and you can be rewarded for it. Mayor D. Michael Collins announced an initiative Friday aimed at thieves who strip vacant homes.More >
The fight against blight continues in the city of Toledo and you can be rewarded for it. Mayor D. Michael Collins announced an initiative Friday aimed at thieves who strip vacant homes. More >
SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Springfield Township officials say they have big plans for the Spring Meadows shopping district, which will mean new jobs and new places to shop.
Officials are planning to attract new businesses to fill the few vacancies they have left at Spring Meadows. They say the shopping center is almost always busy.
"It's the bread and butter. It's our main commercial area," said Jacob Barnes, zoning inspector for the township.
Now they're modifying the township's zoning code, which will make it easier for developers to bring business to the area.
But officials aren't looking for standard, big-box designs.
"[We want] unique-looking buildings, unique landscaping. We want the whole area to look unique, to look desirable," Barnes said.
The hope is the unique look will bring more people to the area, too. They say loft apartments could be a possibility, but new stores will also mean more traffic. That's one thing some shoppers don't want to compromise on.
"I'm always excited for new development," said Autum Hetzel. "But when you add something or take away something else, it always comes at a cost of something else."
Officials say they're planning to require new businesses to install bike racks and sidewalks, all in an effort to make the area more walkable.
A public meeting was held Monday night to discuss the issue further.
Friday, July 25 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:23:15 GMT
Police planned Friday to present their case to prosecutors on whether charges should be filed against an 80-year-old man who fatally shot of one of two burglars who attacked him when he found them ransacking his home.More >
Prosecutors Friday were waiting for the results of a police investigation into the killing of a burglar by an 80-year-old California homeowner who says he shot the woman in the back as she fled his home and ran down an...More >