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Toledo woman gets life in prison for murdering infant
Angie Walker, 41, of the 300 block of East Broadway was found guilty July 12 by a jury in Lucas County Common Pleas Court of murder, felonious assault, and endangering children for causing the head injuries that killed Levi Ashley in April, 2017.
Second suspect in Toledo police shootout enters plea
Richard Morris, Jr., 27, of the 1000 block of Markham Court was then found guilty by Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Gene Zmuda of the charges and a firearm specification that will add three years to whatever sentence Morris receives. In all, he faces up to 19 years in prison when he is sentenced Au
Toledo Burger King provides free cheeseburgers for sick dog
TOLEDO (WTVG) -A local fast food restaurant is getting international attention. In fact, the story of what happened at a Toledo Burger King has gone viral.A customer at the Burger King on East Alexis Road shared the story of kindness on social media. It immediately got a huge response.The customer c
Man struck and killed by semi on Ohio Turnpike
James C. Williams, 40, of Toledo, died after being hit Tuesday morning as he was walking on the south shoulder of the eastbound lanes near milepost 79 on the Ohio Turnpike in Harris Township, according to a news release from the Ohio Highway Patrol.
Trial date set for Toledo-area pastors in sex trafficking case
Cordell Jenkins, 47, and Anthony Haynes, 39, each are charged with child sex trafficking and production of child pornography, among other charges.
Toledoan gets prison time for dressing room assault
Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Gene Zmuda also ordered that Jesus Escalara, 25, of the 500 block of Potter Street serve the time remaining on his 2016 conviction for gross sexual imposition and abduction. The judge classified him as a sex offender who must register his address with the county sheri
West Toledo Circle K robbed
A West Toledo Circle K was robbed at gunpoint, Toledo police said.Officers were called at about 10 p.m. Wednesday to the store at 3819 Haverhill Drive in the Five Points neighborhood. The clerk said a man entered with a handgun and demanded cash.The suspect fled on foot with an unspecified amount of
Person shot, wounded in central Toledo
A person was reported shot several times Wednesday night in central Toledo.The victim was transported to Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center. A name and condition were not immediately available.The shooting occurred about 9:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Clemente Trace near Belmont and Weiler avenu
Toledo mayor, others disappointed that TARTA proposal was rejected
“In order for the city of Toledo and the region to reach its full potential, we need a strong, robust public transit system,” Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, who advocated for better public transportation during his election campaign last year, said a day after the 2-1 Sylvania Township board vote.
City of Toledo offers a $10,000 reward for help with cemetery vandalism
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG)Toledo City Councilman Larry Sykes announced on Wednesday a$10,000 Crime Stopper reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the desecration of headstones at Forest Cemetery. Sykes says the vandals have damage more t
Toledo area school teacher cleared of investigation
Those investigations are not undertaken by the Board, but by those in Human Resources who are charged with handling all HR matters under established board policies, including a full and complete examination of all pertinent facts and information.
Toledo man killed after being hit by semi while walking on the Turnpike
According to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, James Williams, 40, of Toledo, was walking on the south shoulder of the eastbound lanes of the Ohio Turnpike in Harris Township Tuesday morning.
Person shot in West Toledo
A person was shot late Tuesday outside Chipotle Mexican Grill at West Central Avenue and Secor Road, authorities said.The shooting at the Westgate Village Shopping Center was reported just before 10 p.m. The victim was taken to ProMedica Toledo Hospital. A name and condition were not immediately ava
Toledo Burger King grants free burgers for life to dog with cancer
Cody is 10-years-old and has only a couple months to live. Burger King on East Alexis is giving him free cheeseburgers until he passes (WNWO).
Toledo police searching for suspects in shooting, Chipotle armed robbery
At approximately 10 p.m., police responded to reports of a person shot at the intersection of Secor Road and Central Avenue, according to a report from the Toledo Police Department. Officers found a man, Peter Kanjo, with a gunshot wound. Mr. Kanjo told police he was driving north on Secor when some
Toledo woman charged with crime for false story of puppy kicked to death
The puppy, said Stephen Heaven, president of the Toledo Area Humane Society, was injured after one of the woman’s own children accidentally fell on the dog.
Toledo woman arraigned after N-word spray-painted on neighbor's home
Patricia Edelen, 47, of the 600 block of Ogden Avenue, was arraigned in Toledo Municipal Court on charges of criminal mischief, ethnic intimidation, and criminally damaging property, all misdemeanors.
Toledoan at center of fake ID case seeks to perform volunteer work
Mark Alex Simon, 34, asked U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey Helmick to modify the terms of his bond so he could volunteer up to three days a week for Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that builds and rehabilitates houses for low-income homeowners.
Terminally ill dog gets free cheeseburgers for life at Burger King
A family dog will live out the rest of his days with a happy stomach thanks to Burger King. One of the fast-food chain's restaurants in Toledo, Ohio, is treating 10-year-old Cody, a Boxer-Lab mix who has terminal cancer, to his favorite snack -- cheeseburgers -- for free.
Toledoan pleads to pushing, stealing from elderly man
Breanne Colbert, 40, of the 1000 block of Jefferson Avenue was then found guilty by Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Lindsay Navarre.