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Ohio judge apologizes for writing homophobic letters in '90s

Jan. 24, 2020 4:42 PM EST

MAUMEE, Ohio (AP) — A judge in northwest Ohio deeply apologized Thursday for a pair of homophobic letters-to-the-editor he wrote to his college newspaper in the 1990s. Maumee Municipal Court Judge Dan Hazard issued the apology to news outlets in Toledo, after WTOL-TV reported on the letters, which are...

File-This Sept. 15, 2019, file photo shows Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire watching his team play against the Baltimore Orioles in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Detroit.  It could be another long season for the Detroit Tigers, but fans in the Motor City may not have to look far for signs of hope. About 60 miles down Interstate 75. “We've got some pretty good ones going to Triple-A Toledo,

Tigers eyeing Triple-A Toledo for top prospects

Jan. 23, 2020 5:34 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — It could be another long season for the Detroit Tigers, but fans in the Motor City may not have to look far for signs of hope. About 60 miles down Interstate 75. “We've got some pretty good ones going to Triple-A Toledo," Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire said. "They ought to be pretty...

Law enforcement officers walk around a vacant house, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Port Clinton, Ohio. where the body of Harley Dilly, 14, was found inside the chimney. The teen had been missing for more than three weeks. (Jeremy Wadsworth/The Blade via AP)

Teen dead in chimney was missing 2 days before first report

Jan. 22, 2020 12:47 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager who police believe got accidentally trapped in the chimney of a vacant home and who was found dead after a three-week search was not reported missing by his family until nearly two days after they last saw him, according to police records. The boy's father told police...

Jacksons pave the way in Toledo's 83-74 win over Ohio

Jan. 21, 2020 9:06 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Marreon Jackson scored 29 points and Willie Jackson snared 14 rebounds to lead Toledo to an 83-74 win over Ohio on Tuesday. Luke Knapke scored 22 points, Dylan Anderson 11 and Keshaun Anderson 10 off the bench for the Rockets (10-8, 2-3 Mid-American Conference). Jordan Dartis provided...

In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 photo, Sgt. Ed Mack looks at a pistol in an evidence room at the Toledo Police Department, in Toledo, Ohio. In the basement of the Toledo Police Department, more than 20,000 items collected from crime scenes across the city each year are stored to help verify what happened or to be used to find and convict suspects.  (Andy Morrison/The Blade via AP)

What's hiding in Ohio police department's evidence room?

Jan. 19, 2020 10:27 AM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Every time Sgt. Edward Mack passes the box of evidence in Jane Doe’s unsolved 1987 homicide, he raps his knuckles on the cardboard and tells her, “I’ll find you.” And sometimes, she seems to answer back — once after pulling her box he said the sensors...

Jackson & Jackson lead Toledo over Jackson, Akron 99-89

Jan. 18, 2020 4:49 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Marreon Jackson hit seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 36 points, Willie Jackson added a double-double and Toledo ended Akron's 12-game home winning streak with a 99-89 victory on Saturday. Willie Jackson scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Luke Knapke added...

Morgan, Lane spark 2nd-half rally, C. Michigan wins 74-67

Jan. 14, 2020 10:41 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Dallas Morgan and Devontae Lane combined to score 32 second-half points and Central Michigan defeated Toledo 74-67 Tuesday night for the Chippewas' first win in Toledo's Savage Arena since 2016. Morgan scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half and Lane added 16 points —...

Port Clinton Police Chief Rob Hickman talks Harley Dilly, 14, who has been missing since Dec. 20. during a press conference Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Port Clinton, Ohio Police say the body of Dilly, who had been missing for more than three weeks, was found stuck in a chimney of a vacant home in his neighborhood. (Jeremy Wadsworth/The Blade via AP)

Teen missing for weeks found dead in vacant home's chimney

Jan. 14, 2020 2:57 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A three-week-long search for a missing Ohio teenager who was last seen walking to school ended after authorities announced Tuesday they found his body trapped inside the chimney of a vacant house near his home. Authorities said 14-year-old Harley Dilly's death is currently being...

Knapke leads Toledo over W. Michigan 67-59

Jan. 11, 2020 10:19 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Luke Knapke had 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead five Toledo players in double figures as the Rockets beat Western Michigan 67-59 on Saturday night. Willie Jackson, Marreon Jackson and Spencer Littleson added 12 points apiece for the Rockets. Keshaun Saunders chipped in 10 points....

Agrazal clears waivers, sent to Triple-A Toledo

Jan. 11, 2020 7:36 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers announced Saturday right-hander Dario Agrazal has cleared waivers and been sent outright to Triple-A Toledo. The Tigers acquired him from the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash in a November trade. They designated the 25-year-old Agrazal for assignment earlier this month, when...