Latest Toledo News

Activist accused of spending donated money for personal use

Sep. 26, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An activist is accused of spending for personal use some $200,000 in donations to what was represented as a Black Lives Matter charity. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said Sir Maejor Page, previously known as Tyree Conyers-Page, is charged with one count of wire fraud and two...

FILE – This April 4, 2017, file photo shows the entrance to FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Ohio’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit attempting to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electricity bills that were authorized in a new law. Attorney General Dave Yost filed the lawsuit Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 in Franklin County Court against Energy Harbor. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, file)

Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

Sep. 23, 2020 3:25 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general sued Wednesday in an attempt to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electricity bills that were authorized in a new law at the center of a $60 million federal bribery probe involving the former speaker of the Ohio House....

2 face charges after found with gun, shovels near airport

Sep. 21, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

LAKE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Two Virginia residents were arrested Monday after authorities said they were found walking on railroad tracks behind an Ohio airport with shovels, a pitchfork and a backpack containing a gun and ammunition. John Davison, 38, and Vicki Davison, 33, both of Virginia Beach, were...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) looks to pass, during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Best team in Ohio won't be on the field for Bengals-Browns

Sep. 16, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

With Ohio State, Ohio, Akron, Toledo, Kent State, Bowling Green and Miami of Ohio idle because of the coronavirus pandemic, that leaves football fans in the Buckeye State with Thursday night's Bengals-Browns game. Sorry, folks — Pro Picks probably will be watching Islanders-Lightning instead. At least this...

Cause of death not yet known for missing boy found in pool

Sep. 11, 2020 8:09 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have not yet determined what caused the death of a young boy whose body was found this week in the swimming pool at a Toledo apartment complex, several days after he was reported missing. The Lucas County Coroner's office announced Thursday that a preliminary autopsy...

Mom gets 25-year term for leaving her 2 dead babies in cars

Sep. 10, 2020 8:36 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mother of two infants whose remains were left in separate abandoned cars was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Jenna Cisneros had pleaded no contest last month to charges of involuntary manslaughter, endangering children, tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice. Her...

Body of missing 3-year-old found in apartment complex pool

Sep. 10, 2020 8:06 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The body of a young boy reported missing last week at a Toledo apartment complex has been found in a swimming pool there, authorities said. Three-year-old Braylen Noble was found Wednesday at the Hunters Ridge Apartments. A cause of death has not been determined, and it's not yet clear...

In this photo made on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, visitors ride the Wave Swinger in the

Virus still throwing theme park attendance for a loop

Sep. 7, 2020 8:26 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Theme park operators who spent months installing hand sanitizing stations, figuring out how to disinfect roller coasters seats and checking the temperatures of guests at their gates so they'd come back in the midst of the pandemic are finding many reluctant to return. Some parks have...

Toledo boxer helps revive collapsed employee at weigh-in

Sep. 6, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Boxer DeAndre Ware is being called “a real hero" after using his EMS training to revive an employee who collapsed at his weigh-in before a weekend fight in Las Vegas. TopRank says Ware was undergoing his own medical checks with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Friday night...

Payne Steffan poses for a photo with his duck, Arlo, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, near Jenera, Ohio. Steffan is sad he won't get to show off his ducks or get to impress the judges with how much he knows. The Hancock County Fair was cancelled due to the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

No payoff: Summer without fairs leaves farm kids heartbroken

Sep. 5, 2020 9:08 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Well before the sun rises and then again after school, Arrissa Swails feeds and waters her goats, fancy chickens and three dairy cows. There’s another trip to the barn at night to hustle the chickens into their coop. It's a daily routine that typically takes the high school...