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Road upgrades set to start in Oregon
Construction is set to begin this week on road improvement projects in Oregon, the municipal government announced. The work is planned for Springtime Drive from Springwood Drive east to Applewood Drive, North Yarrow Street from Seaman Road to Corduroy Road, and from Brown Road from Stadium Road to the east city limits, the city said via social media. “The contractor will maintain one lane of traffic throughout the project limits,” the announcement said. “Access to driveways will be available at all times except while the paving operation is in front of the drive.” Emergency access to drives will be available at all times, the city added. The work includes milling and asphalt removal, base repairs, and the installation of two layers of asphalt.
Three women say they were attacked in their car while sitting at a Toledo stop light
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Three women say they were attacked in their car last week. The attackers caused more than $8,000 in damages to the victims’ car. Heather Stopher says they were just driving home from a friend’s house when suddenly they realized they were being followed by people they didn’t recognize.
Snoop Dogg to perform in Toledo July 19
Hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg will celebrate 30 years since his multi-Platinum-selling album Doggystyle at the Huntington Center on July 19. Produced by Dr. Dre, Doggystyle was one of the biggest selling albums of the G-funk era of hip-hop, featuring such hits as “Doggy Dogg World” and “Gin and Juice.” Rappers Wiz Khalifa and Ying Yang Twins will join Snoop Dogg in Toledo. Tickets, $59 to $199.50, go on sale this Friday via Ticketmaster and through the Huntington Center box office. The venue is at 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. For more information, go to huntingtoncentertoledo.com.
Person hospitalized after car collides with ATV in central Toledo early Thursday
TOLEDO, Ohio — At least one person was injured following a crash involving a car and an ATV in central Toledo early Thursday morning. The crash happened around 1:15 a.m. on Clinton near Bancroft Street. It's unclear if the victim hospitalized was in the car or on the ATV at the time of the collision.
'When it's dry like this, it's always a hindrance' | Oregon Fire Department warns of cottonwood fire risk
OREGON, Ohio — Seasonal allergy sufferers need no reminder that northwest Ohio is currently at the height of cottonwood season. It's hard to miss the trees' seeds as they sprinkle over the city, turning Toledo into a snow globe with its fluff. But aside from the headaches this pollen...
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Air quality advisory issued for all of Ohio due to wildfire smoke
TOLEDO, Ohio — Skies across the Midwest have been covered with smoke an haze for the last several days due to wildfires in Quebec, Canada. While wildfire smoke reaching our area is not uncommon during the summer, its proximity to northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan has caused fog-like haze, limiting visibility and causing health problems for some who are sensitive.
A new restaurant has opened in Toledo
A new restaurant has come to the city of Toledo. On June 2, the restaurant Bertha Mae's Kitchen celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting in Toledo. Bertha Mae's Kitchen is a new venture from owners Pam DeWalt and Nolan Hych, who were able to open the restaurant with the help of a business loan from the Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI) and Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union (TUFCU).
TPD: Bloody machete found next to injured dog; man arrested, accused of torturing animal
TOLEDO, Ohio — In Toledo Municipal Court on Wednesday morning, Judge Nicole Khoury ordered a west Toledo man to stay away from animals. Harley Gear, 20, was arrested around 1 a.m. Wednesday and charged with cruelty to animals. According to court documents, Toledo police were called to a mobile...
To the editor: Facts on Habitat for Humanity
I am responding to a recently published letter (“Retirees need habitat,” April 20) from Terry Seeman in Maumee regarding the work of Habitat for Humanity. As a seven year board member with the Habitat Affiliate in Hancock County, I offer information to answer several concerns expressed by the writer. Habitat for Humanity does not give houses away. Submit a letter to the editor
Shots fired between vehicles, striking home in south Toledo Tuesday
TOLEDO, Ohio — Police are investigating after shots were allegedly exchanged between two vehicles in a south Toledo neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, striking an occupied residence. According to a Toledo police report, crews responded to the 5100 block of Chatsworth Road near Foxbourne Road at approximately 12:40 p.m. after receiving...
Part of Dearborn Ave. to be closed for concrete work
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The City of Oregon has announced that a part of Dearborn Avenue will be closed due to concrete work. Beginning June 19, Dearborn Avenue between Wheeling Street and Navarre Avenue will be closed to all through traffic. The City says the road closure will be necessary for the removal and replacement of the existing concrete pavement on Dearborn Avenue.
Two plead not guilty in double shooting over neighborhood dispute
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Two people facing criminal charges in a double shooting over a Toledo neighborhood dispute entered not guilty pleas on Wednesday. Kakuan Williams and Katherine Petzke are each facing two felonious assault charges stemming from a shooting at a home near Smead and Elmwood on May 18 that sent two people to the hospital. One of the victims was seriously injured and required surgery.
Bob's Discount Furniture opening store in Toledo
Bob’s Discount Furniture plans to open its first Toledo location on Monroe Street later this month. The Connecticut-based retailer, with 165 locations across 24 states, will open the store at 5221 Monroe St., west of Talmadge Road and near Target. A grand opening celebration is scheduled for 9 a.m. June 30, where the retailer said it will present two $2,500 checks to local charities. Bob’s in 2020 had planned to open, along with several other businesses, on a property where the former Elder-Beerman department store was in Westgate. But Toledo City Council rejected tax breaks to help kickstart the project, and the pandemic also put a damper on that project.
TPD: Teens break into Toledo house, one points gun at officer
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Two teenagers are accused of breaking into a Toledo home, with one of them allegedly pointing a gun at officers once confronted. According to Toledo Police records, officers responded to a report of multiple suspects breaking into a home on Magyar Street just before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. An officer was checking out a broken window outside as one of the teens came around a corner on the inside of the house and pointed a gun at the officer. The suspect then immediately retreated further into the house.
Prosecution plays multiple recordings from informant on day 2 of Johnson trial
TOLEDO, Ohio — On Wednesday morning, government attorneys continued to make their case that former Toledo city councilman Gary Johnson accepted bribes in exchange for positive votes on proposed Internet cafes. Johnson is charged with two counts of extortion under color of official right, with the prosecution saying he...
At-home daycare owner facing child endangerment charges, multi-million dollar lawsuit
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A Toledo woman running a daycare out of her home is facing a charge of Child Endangerment after an incident with a 3-month-old baby in her care. According to court records, Yvonne Makey is facing charges of child endangerment as well as a 10-million-dollar civil lawsuit from the family of the infant.
Bike rider in critical condition from Maumee crash
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - One person is in critical condition after a crash involving a bicycle and a vehicle in Maumee. It happened late Tuesday night near Michigan Ave. and Parkway Drive in Maumee. According to Maumee Police, a person riding a bike and the driver of the vehicle were traveling southeast on Michigan Ave when the crash happened.
Groundhogs invade central Toledo neighborhood
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - You expect to see critters like this out in the country, but these groundhogs are holed up in central Toledo. “Any little hole. Like, see up under that stair? They’ll crawl up under there, and have more babies and migrate,” said Stacee Smith, who’s lived in the neighborhood near Smith Park her entire life. Smith says she’s never seen so many groundhogs here.
New recycling center coming to Lucas County
TOLEDO, Ohio — A new recycling center will be coming to Lucas County. The Lucas County Commissioners approved a ground-breaking agreement Wednesday with Closed Looped Partners to design and build a new facility. The Materials Recovery Facility will receive, process and market recyclables. It will be built on 15...
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