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Small children rescued by police from hot car in west Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio — Two children had to be rescued from a hot car Sunday afternoon in west Toledo. Toledo Police responded to the 5700 block of Talmadge Road about 5:30 p.m. where two children were locked inside a vehicle not running. Officers noticed two kids in car seats who were crying and sweating, according to a police report.
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VIDEO: Car crashes into Toledo apartment with man inside

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Two people are okay after an SUV crashed through a Toledo apartment building on Sunday. According to police, a 43-year-old woman was driving northbound on Westwood just after 5:30 p.m. when she passed out behind the wheel. She veered off the road and struck an apartment, sending her car into a bedroom at the New Edge Apartments on Westwood.
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Thunderstorms produce power loss, downed trees, property damage throughout Lenawee County

Heavy winds and thunderstorms raged through Lenawee County Saturday and Sunday nights, causing widespread power outages, fallen trees and some property damage. There were also reports of a tornado or funnel cloud seen in the area of Cemetery Road in Riga Township heading east toward Monroe County during Sunday's storm, but the National Weather Services has yet to confirm those reports.
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Teen admits to role in shooting at TPD detective

A North Toledo man admitted on Monday to driving a vehicle as a co-defendant allegedly fired a handgun at an undercover Toledo police officer. Daequan Thrasher, 18, of the 3500 block of Manhattan Boulevard, pleaded guilty to felonious assault with a firearm specification, which was amended from a first-degree felony to a second-degree felony on Monday. A fourth-degree felony of receiving stolen property will be dismissed at sentencing.
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3-year-old breaks leg after being hit by a Jeep

TOLEDO, Ohio — A three-year-old was taken to the hospital with a broken leg after walking out into the street in south Toledo on Saturday. The crash happened on Foraker and Shadowlawn around 11 p.m. Police say the child had just gotten out of a parked vehicle when they walked...
Monroe County,

Adrian Man Dies in Weekend Crash on M-50

Update 6/21 – The Adrian man who died in the crash has been identified as Cory James Sackett by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. The operator of the Toyota Corolla has been identified as James Beverly Glenn Jr., a 65-year-old Inkster man. He was transported via medical helicopter to St. Vincent Medical Center, in Toledo, OH, where he was pronounced deceased at 7:55pm as a result of injuries suffered during the crash.
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BG woman arrested for making threats with knife

A Bowling Green woman allegedly wielding a knife was arrested Sunday and charged with aggravated menacing. Bowling Green police were called to a parking lot in the 1500 block of East Clough Street at 4:30 p.m. on a report of a woman with with a knife in her hand who was threatening someone.

Storms cause heavy damage in Michigan

RIGA, Mich. (WTVG) - Severe storms caused damage to houses and barns and they tore through Riga, Michigan, overnight. Trees have toppled onto houses and across roadways. A barn on Cemetery Rd. was heavily damaged as well. A woman who lives on Cemetery Rd. said she heard what sounded like...

Toledo basketball's Wilson arrived early, eager to one-up competition

Toledo, Houston Rockets, Dwyane Wade, Mike Krzyzewski, National Basketball Association, Wojciech Kowalczyk. Tod Kowalczyk’s connection with Dwyane Wade piqued Elijah Wilson’s interest in the University of Toledo. The Rockets’ style of play created more intrigue. The team’s culture sealed the deal. “Whenever there’s something I don’t know about, I tend...

Toledo police see rise in catalytic converter thefts

TOLEDO, Ohio — A growing new concern for car owners: Thieves are on a mission to steal precious items from your vehicle. But it's not what's on the inside that they want. "People all over the city, this is going on all over the country, of people going to their vehicles, starting their vehicles up, not sounding the same, they look under the car and their catalytic converters are missing," described Lt. Paul Davis, public information officer for the Toledo Police Department.
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West Nile Virus detected in Lucas County mosquito pool

TOLEDO, Ohio — EDITOR'S NOTE: The attached video originally aired on May 22, 2021. A mosquito pool from Lucas County tested positive for West Nile Virus, according to the Ohio Department of Health Monday. The sample, collected on June 10 near Ottawa Park, was the first in the state of...

Virginia man sentenced for threat that shut down Lake schools

The man initially charged with terrorism after he was found with a firearm walking along the railroad tracks in Lake Township, leading to the lockdown of the Lake school campus for hours, has been sentenced to community control. John Davison, 38, on Newport News, Virginia, appeared Monday in the courtroom...

Weather update: Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 8 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for Summit, Portage, Stark and most counties in northern and northeast Ohio until 8 p.m. A line of strong storms moved through the Akron area around 1 p.m. and drenched the area with heavy rain. In addition to soaking most of northern and northeast Ohio, the storms also packed 60 mph wind gusts and hail.