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Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in industry

Oct. 16, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter. They had carried signs for 31 days and demonstrated the muscle the United Auto...

Loy sparks Bowling Green to 20-7 upset of Toledo in MAC

Oct. 12, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Grant Loy passed for one touchdown and ran for another, Nate Needham kicked two short field goals and Bowling Green upended Toledo 20-7 on Saturday, ending the Rockets' four-game win streak. The Falcons (2-4, 1-1 Mid-American Conference) grabbed a 10-0 lead in the first quarter...

GM workers worry about paying bills as strike continues

Oct. 10, 2019 10:26 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nearly four weeks into the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors, employees are starting to feel the pinch of going without their regular paychecks. They're scaling back at the grocery, giving up on eating at restaurants and some are taking on part-time jobs while trying to...

Without oversight, scores of accused priests commit crimes

Oct. 5, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

Nearly 1,700 priests and other clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse are living under the radar with little to no oversight from religious authorities or law enforcement, decades after the first wave of the church abuse scandal roiled U.S. dioceses, an...

Guadagni accounts for 4 TDs, Toledo wins MAC opener 31-24

Oct. 5, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Mitchell Guadagni passed for 200 yards and a pair of touchdowns, ran for two more scores and Toledo opened conference play defeating Western Michigan 31-24 on Saturday, running its win streak to four games. The Rockets (4-1, 1-0 Mid-American Conference) are unbeaten since falling to...

Bus carrying developmentally disabled flips over; 17 injured

Oct. 4, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A bus carrying developmentally disabled people crashed into a car, flipped over and hit two more vehicles in Ohio on Friday, sending 17 people to hospitals. Five people were severely injured in the accident in Sylvania Township near Toledo, but Sgt. Jared Ulinski of the Ohio State...

Robinson's INT sets up Toledo's winning TD in 28-21 victory

Sep. 28, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Kahlil Robinson's 40-yard interception return to the BYU 2-yard line in the final minute set up Shakif Seymour's touchdown run to rally Toledo to a 28-21 victory on Saturday. Robinson's pick of a Zach Wilson pass came immediately after BYU's Chaz Ah You stripped the ball from Rockets...

Hope of coming back to shuttered GM plant fades for workers

Sep. 27, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — In the months since General Motors signaled the closing of its huge car plant in Lordstown, Ohio, Tammy Hurst put off setting a wedding date and watched her fiance, two sisters, a brother and a nephew leave their hometowns for new jobs. All five transferred to GM plants in Kentucky,...

College Football Picks: Follow-up time for Wisconsin, Auburn

Sep. 25, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

As any artist who has ever produced a hit record will attest, the follow-up can be a real challenge. Last week, Wisconsin, Auburn and Southern California were at the top of the charts in college football, registering big wins and looking like teams that could seriously contend for conference titles. Now come the...

Inmate sentenced in fatal 'Angel of Death' prison beating

Sep. 24, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate has been handed a life sentence after pleading guilty to the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the "Angel of Death." James Elliott had been serving time for a series of burglaries. He admitted in court Tuesday that he fatally beat Donald Harvey at the...