Toledo, OHToledo Blade

One person shot during outdoor city league basketball game

At least one person was shot at a park in central Toledo Sunday evening during a city league basketball game. The shooting occurred about 8:20 p.m. at Savage Park at Elizabeth and Nebraska avenues. Initial reports indicated that about 15 shots were fired. Multiple police vehicles remain at the scene,...
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1 woman, 1 juvenile hospitalized in Sunday morning stabbing

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Two people were taken to the hospital after a stabbing Sunday morning. Toledo Police said officers were called to a medical emergency on Freeman Street near Auburn Avenue just after 9:30 a.m. Sunday and found two people hurt from a stabbing. One woman and one juvenile...

Person shot at Savage Park in Toledo during basketball game

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - One person was taken to the hospital Sunday night after they were shot at a Toledo park where a large group was gathered for a basketball game. The shooting happened before 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Rev. H. V. Savage Park during the game. Police put crime scene tape up on the outside of the basketball court and a large section of the park, which is at the intersection of Nebraska Avenue and Elizabeth Street.
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...

Pandemic bottle and can shortage causes alcohol shortage

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - There is more collateral damage from the COVID pandemic and it’s hitting people where it hurts: an alcohol shortage. Crissy Antoine owns Wheelin on the Rocks Bar and was so relieved when she could reopen at full speed after having to close due to the pandemic. But as she tries to make up for lost revenue, she’s running into frustration as she tries to order alcoholic products from her distributors.

Surplus of cats cause problems for a rescue organization

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - When vets closed their doors last summer during the COVID-19 pandemic, that left cats around the country unspayed and unneutered, creating a problem. “Last year during COVID and the pandemic a lot of people lost their spots to get their cats spayed and neutered. So those cats had kittens, those kittens had kittens, those kittens had kittens,” says Jamie Matthews, a volunteer with Little Mews Rescue. Jamie is a wife and mother who started fostering cats last summer during the pandemic.

Running in the Metroparks

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Running is the reason most people come to the Metroparks. It’s how Carrie Haddix, the Chief Administrative Officer for Metroparks Toledo, found her love for the outdoors. “I’ve been running my whole life,” Haddix tells 13abc. “I started running at Wildwood Metropark when I was a...

Stores feeling ‘pandemic clothing purge’

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - As more people head back to the office and students are gearing up for the fall, many are searching for a whole new wardrobe that doesn’t include loungewear. Local stores tell 13abc they are feeling the “pandemic purge,” both in buying and selling clothes. Casey Burkhart,...
Fremont, OHNews-Herald

Dunkin prepares to open new restaurants in Fremont, Clyde

FREMONT - Construction is complete on a Dunkin shop at 2251 W. State St., and the new restaurant should be open to customers before the end of July. Seth Bromberg, director of operations with the The Coles Group in Milan, said the franchise holder already started work on another Dunkin store on McPherson Highway across from Whirlpool Corporation in Clyde.

Formal dress fundraiser sale set for August 17, 18

Parents Helping Students/Staff (PHS/S) and the Perrysburg High School parent organization, will hold a gently used homecoming and prom dress sale on Tuesday, August 17 and Wednesday, August 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the board of education office at 140 East Indiana Avenue. All dresses will be $20,...
Toledo, OHToledo Blade

Condado tacos adds a taste of adventure

Your choice of tacos at Condado is a bit like the Choose Your Own Adventure games. There’s no guarantee that you will be happy with your choice at the end, but you’ll be glad for the dining adventure. And with so many taco variations to choose from at Condado, even...
Bowling Green,

BG restaurant is finalist for Efficiency Smart Tip Jar Challenge

A Bowling Green restaurant is in the running for $1,000 in energy efficiency improvements. Call of the Canyon Cafe has been selected as a finalist in Efficiency Smart’s Tip Jar Challenge. And local residents can help the downtown restaurant win. Efficiency Smart helps participating American Municipal Power electric systems and...
Toledo, OHToledo Blade

Cheap Eats: Classic Toledo fare at Koral Hamburg

Koral Hamburg is a 95-year-old Toledo institution. So when we invited one of our Blade summer journalism interns from Yale University, John Besche, to join us for an episode of Cheap Eats, that was the perfect taste of the town to offer him. While the original restaurant was founded in...