23-year-old shooting victim was at wrong place, wrong time, says sister

TOLEDO, Ohio — We're learning more about a Toledo woman who was shot and killed in a double homicide Saturday. The shooting happened at the Birmingham Terrace Apartments on Consaul Street in east Toledo. Brittany Gromley of Warren said her sister Elisa Molina, 23, and the other victim, Willie Walker...
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Bar employee struck in mouth with brick, TPD searching for suspect

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Toledo Police are searching for suspects after a bar employee was hit in the mouth with a brick at closing time early Tuesday morning. The victim, a 45-year-old man, told police he was trying to close Jerry’s Pub in the 800 block of Ash St. around 2:320 a.m. when a fight broke out among patrons. According to a police report, the victim said he was struck in the mouth by a Hispanic male.

Mask mandates not likely coming back to Michigan, Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Don’t expect mask mandates to come back to Michigan or Ohio, despite the CDC updating its face-covering guidance. Governors in both states this week have rejected the idea of reimplementing the mandates that have raised tensions in their legislatures within the last year and a half.
Fremont, OHNews-Herald

Pet of the Week: Meet Maxx

MAxx is a 5-year-old beautiful husky mix who needs plenty of room to run. He needs someone who has time to take him on walks and keep him mentally stimulated, as he gets bored easily. If you think you could give him the best possible life message or call 419-332-2372.
Fremont, OHNews-Herald

News Briefs: Women's Connection to share thrift style show

FREMONT - “Stepping Out in Thrifty Style” is the theme for the monthly luncheon of Fremont Area Women’s Connection 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 10 at Crystal Arbors Catering, 1800 E. State St. All women are invited to attend and join in a style show by wearing clothing from thrift stores.

Powerball adding an extra drawing night in August

Powerball will be adding an extra drawing night, meaning there are more ways to possibly hit the jackpot. Lottery systems in Illinois, Minnesota, Mississippi, Iowa and Oregon have announced the additional night. All 48 U.S. lotteries will sell tickets for the Powerball drawing on Monday nights, Fox4 reported. Illinois officials...
Lucas County, OHToledo Blade

Restaurant Inspections: 07/26

Recently released inspection reports of Lucas County food-service operations. Days Inn, 1704 Tollgate, Maumee, inspected June 28. Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Co., 3100 Main, Maumee, inspected June 29. Deet’s BBQ Trailer, 2963 Navarre, Oregon, inspected June 25. Sleep Inn & Suites, 1761 Meijer, Oregon, inspected June 30. YMCA Child Development Center...
Fremont, OHNews-Herald

Scary good time with Ghoul Runnings' Sunset on the Res

FREMONT - After its grand opening Memorial Day weekend, Ghoul Runnings has seen success with its sunset kayaking and full moon paddle events. The first Sunset on the Res began in June at the Fremont Reservoir, and will continue through Saturday, Sept. 11. According to Beth Turner, owner of Ghoul Runnings, Sunset on the Res has been a popular event.
Oregon, OHSandusky Register

You're Not the First Person with a Gambling Problem

Many of us have been looking forward to getting back to normal. As the months have passed, we’ve seen improvements over last year, maybe reuniting with family and friends, or just getting out a little more. However, this year has brought challenges of its own, causing many of us to struggle with ongoing uncertainty. If you’ve recognized that you’re feeling unsettled, spending more than you can afford on gambling, having a hard time coping, taking bigger risks, or generally behaving or acting in ways that you know are causing harm to you or your loved ones, there’s no better time than now to make some positive adjustments. Try these tips and activities that can help you minimize or stop gambling altogether.
Lucas County, OHToledo Blade

Enjoy the big picture in nature

When we talk about gardening, it is usually about the plants. We focus on fruits and vegetables growing in the garden, the harvesting of the produce, and ultimately the enjoyment associated with the consumption of the harvest. We enjoy the benefits that plants provide to us — shade, sound and sight barriers, wind protection, and of course the aesthetics of flowers, fruits, bark, and the overall silhouette.
Maumee, OHToledo Blade

Outdoors: Rare chicks thriving in Maumee Bay sanctuary

Four tiny birds, resembling little gray cotton balls, bounce along on the sand at Maumee Bay State Park, oblivious to their celebrity. Besides the excitement and celebration the piping plover chicks have created locally, they are also responsible for a significant brouhaha on the national front. The Great Lakes population...