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.
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Mother looking for answers in her son’s murder

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Anetra Madison is like so many mothers and families waiting for someone to step up and give detectives information to solve her son’s murder. She says her son, Marcus Hughes Jr., was shot during an argument over a busted windshield of his car at the Byrneport apartments in May.
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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.
Sandusky 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.

Four endangered Piping Plover chicks hatched in Ohio for 1st time in 80 years

MAUMEE – The latest good news from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is that Nellie and Nish, a piping plover pair, have mated and nested at Maumee Bay State Park, in the Maumee Area of Concern, near Toledo. Four chicks hatched earier this month after their eggs were watched around...
Toledo 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...

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.
Bowling Green,

Local Briefs: 7-26-2021

Call of the Canyon Cafe has been selected as a finalist to win up to $1000 in energy efficiency improvements. Visit Click on Efficiency Smart’s original post and comment: “Call of the Canyon Cafe - Bowling Green.” Share the post. The restaurant from the list receiving the most votes...

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...