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Chief: Man who killed officer had vowed not to go to jail

Jan. 20, 2021 5:41 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man who charged out of his house and shot and killed an Ohio police officer after a two-hour standoff had repeatedly made incoherent statements to negotiators and vowed he wouldn’t be taken alive, the police chief said Wednesday. Officers fatally shot the man on Monday,...

Rollins scores 25 to lead Toledo past Central Michigan 89-72

Jan. 19, 2021 9:27 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ryan Rollins had a season-high 25 points as Toledo topped Central Michigan 89-72 on Tuesday night for its seventh straight home victory. Marreon Jackson had 15 points, nine assists and six rebounds for Toledo (12-4, 7-1 Mid-American Conference). Spencer Littleson added 14 points, and JT...

Police officer, suspect killed after armed standoff in Ohio

Jan. 19, 2021 6:05 AM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city on Tuesday was mourning a police officer who died after an hourslong armed standoff ended in gunfire and also claimed the life of a suspect, police said. Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker, 24, was shot and killed Monday when Christopher Harris, 27, emerged from a home...

Ohio police officer killed in armed standoff with man

Jan. 18, 2021 11:40 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer was shot and killed after an hourslong armed standoff that resulted in gunfire Monday, police said. Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker, 24, died after the shooting that sent both him and the suspect to the hospital, Police Chief George Kral said at a Monday...

Akron hands Toledo 1st MAC loss 95-94 in overtime

Jan. 16, 2021 5:44 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Maishe Dailey swished a 3-pointer from the left elbow with 2.9 seconds remaining in overtime as Akron defeated Toledo 95-94 on Saturday, handing the Rockets their first conference loss. Loren Cristian Jackson had 34 points and Bryan Trimble Jr. 19 points for Akron (5-3, 3-2 Mid-American...

Indiana man charged in Ohio slaying, sex assaults from 2000

Jan. 16, 2021 11:38 AM EST

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A 54-year-old northwestern Indiana man has been arrested in connection with a slaying and sexual assaults that occurred about two decades ago in Ohio. Kenneth Marshall was arrested Friday outside his Hammond home after a DNA sample matched DNA from the Ohio cases, Hammond police told ...

FILE-In this Oct. 5, 2011 file photo, the cooling tower of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station looms over an adjacent farm in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Across the nation, a handful of nuclear plants unable to compete with natural gas and renewable energy have shut down within the last two years, taking away steady and lucrative sources of tax money for schools, roads and libraries. The uncertainty surrounding the future of both Ohio plants, Davis-Besse near Toledo and Perry near Cleveland, has created plenty of nervousness in their hometowns that have found themselves caught in the middle of the scandal-tainted bailout. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)

2 nuke plants, 1 bribery scandal, no answers: Towns on edge

Jan. 15, 2021 9:25 AM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — For much of the past four years, the residents of a pair of villages along Lake Erie have been on edge over the fate of their nuclear plants, which generate enough tax money to pay for nicer schools than their neighbors. Like many U.S. nuclear plants struggling to compete with with...

Saunders scores 20 to lead Toledo past E. Michigan 96-63

Jan. 12, 2021 9:50 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Keshaun Saunders had a career-high 20 points coming off the bench and Toledo won its eighth straight game, easily beating Eastern Michigan 96-63 on Tuesday night. Saunders hit 5 of 6 3-pointers. Spencer Littleson had 19 points and six rebounds for Toledo (11-3, 6-0 Mid-American...

Jailhouse nurses suspended following inmate's death

Jan. 12, 2021 4:12 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two nurses have been suspended for failing to properly care for an inmate who died after being found unresponsive in his cell, a sheriff's office in Ohio said. An internal affairs report released Tuesday by the Lucas County Sheriff's Office upheld internal charges of...

Jackson, Rollins carry Toledo over Ohio 95-78

Jan. 8, 2021 9:23 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Marreon Jackson had 18 points as Toledo won its seventh straight game, getting past Ohio 95-78 on Friday night. Ryan Rollins added 16 points for the Rockets, while JT Shumate chipped in 15. Spencer Littleson had 14 points for Toledo (10-3, 5-0 Mid-American Conference). Toledo totaled...