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Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 8/12

Dogs remain available at the Lucas County Canine Care & Control Office. For information, call 419-213-2800. For a complete list of available dogs, go to lucascountydogs.petfinder.com. A $100 adoption fee includes spay-neuter, a heartworm check, microchip ID, vaccinations, and a behavioral evaluation.

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Toledo Crime Log: 8/12

Click on icons in the map to find details of reported crimes. For a full list of all reported crimes in Toledo this week, consult the table below.

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 04:00:00 GMT

Council approves double fines for speeding on residential streets

Toledo city council voted Tuesday to double speeding fines on the city’s residential streets.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:46:48 GMT

Ohio enters the unknown with schools; Lucas still among most infected counties

COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday sought to exude confidence in K-12 teachers and superintendents as more than a third of all Ohio public school students prepare to physically re-enter classrooms for instruction.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:26:12 GMT

Second TARTA bus driver diagnosed with coronavirus

A second Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority bus driver has tested positive for the coronavirus, but the transit authority renewed its public assurance Tuesday that the chance riders had been exposed was minimal.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 22:37:25 GMT

Ohio delegates to Democratic, GOP nominating conventions are staying home

Four Ohio Republicans will travel to Charlotte for their party’s presidential nominating convention. The remaining delegates from both parties will participate from home in what’s become the new normal for 2020.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:57:58 GMT

Put-in-Bay hotel's liquor license suspended by state for coronavirus infraction

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio — State officials have suspended the Put-in-Bay Resort and Conference Center’s liquor permit for 20 days, starting just before Labor Day, in response to violations of public health orders related to the coronavirus.

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:18:32 GMT

Elmore police officer arrested on child-pornography charge

ELMORE — An Elmore, Ohio police officer was arrested Tuesday by the FBI on a child-pornography charge after agents executed search warrants at his Elmore home and his previous residence in Oregon, the FBI’s Cleveland Division announced.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:02:59 GMT

Contact tracing 'best strategy' against virus, but some won't cooperate

More often than not, when a person tests positive for coronavirus they answer a series of questions from contact tracers about their symptoms, pre-existing conditions and every place and person they were around when contagious.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 22:22:39 GMT

Elections board to hold job fair for poll workers, seasonal employees

The Lucas County Board of Elections is hosting a job fair Aug. 20 and 21 to recruit election workers

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 21:48:18 GMT

Toledo's latest homicide victim remembered for humor, kindness

You could hear Derlanis Holman before you saw him: when the sound of singing and rapping carried down the street, chances are it was Derlanis coming home.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:20:52 GMT

Three injured in Adrian shooting

ADRIAN — Three people were wounded in a shooting early Tuesday morning in Adrian.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 21:26:54 GMT

New rapid antigen tests come with their own positives and negatives

A rapid new type of coronavirus test may be coming to Ohio soon, and with it comes new benefits and drawbacks.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 22:57:38 GMT

Lucas County commissioners amend pandemic operations plan

With several area school districts planning for virtual starts to the school year, Lucas County commissioners voted Tuesday to amend the county’s pandemic operations plan to accommodate county employees who are parents with school-age children.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:47:22 GMT

I-75 at state line reopens after multi-vehicle crash snarls traffic

A multi-vehicle crash closed southbound I-75 at the state line for more than an hour Monday morning.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:15:52 GMT

Social media posts regarding 'purge' appear to be untrue, police say

A post on social media spread like wildfire, causing the circulation of false information of a “purge” happening across the city as Toledo police responded to various reports of shootings and violent incidents.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:27:59 GMT

Wrong way crash leads to second accident south of Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN — Part of I-75 south of Bowling Green was closed for several hours Monday into early Tuesday after two related crashes occurred, the first involving a wrong-way motorcyclist whose vehicle struck a state trooper’s cruiser, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported.

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 11:50:30 GMT

Lucas County reports nearly 200 weekend coronavirus cases

The number of new coronavirus cases in Lucas County and across the state continues to climb.

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 22:36:52 GMT

Photo gallery: Volunteers clean up along Maumee River

RiverLures Kayak Adventures hosted a river cleanup Monday along the Maumee River in Grand Rapids, Ohio. The company has hosted three cleanup trips a year for the past five years. Refuse, which includes bottles and cans, trash bags, construction tubing, tires, and treated lumber is taken to the Wood County landfill. Cleanup volunteers are asked to make a donation to Nature’s Nursery to secure a spot on the five-mile trip.

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 23:52:40 GMT

Missing man found dead in Toledo's latest homicide

A man reported missing last week was found dead Sunday evening, and Toledo police are investigating the matter as a homicide.

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 18:40:37 GMT

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