Lucas County Newswire

Lucas County Newswire

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  1. Many from area served in WWIIRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    ... applications, said Lee Armstrong, the Toledo organizer. Mr. Armstrong, also the executive director of the Lucas County Veteran Services Commission, said he believes a number of WWII veterans still live in the area, but he knows of no agency keeping ...

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  2. Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 5-29Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    These dogs are newly available for adoption at Lucas County Canine Care & Control, 410 S. Erie St., Toledo. Listed are the name, breed, sex, and impound number.

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  3. Toledo looks at requiring landlords to remove leadRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    ... year the federal government banned lead-based paint for residential use. Under the draft ordinance, the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department would be the primary supervising agency for registration and enforcement. Owners or agents of owners would ...

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  4. Parade turns streets into scene of flags, salutesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    ... Jackson Street. Thousands of spectators lined downtown Toledo streets. Robert Schmitt, president of the Toledo-Lucas County Memorial Day Association, said attendance was lower than recent years. He estimated the crowd at 2,000 to 2,500, lower than ...

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  5. Firefighters battle house fire in WatervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... park after a sudden spring storm overtook a child's birthday party. Stafonda Hawkins has been booked in the Lucas County Jail for a probation violation from 2009 after she left Ohio and reportedly began a life in Las Vegas. Stafonda Hawkins has been ...

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  6. Annual Memorial Day Parade celebrates veterans in the Glass CityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... park after a sudden spring storm overtook a child's birthday party. Stafonda Hawkins has been booked in the Lucas County Jail for a probation violation from 2009 after she left Ohio and reportedly began a life in Las Vegas. Stafonda Hawkins has been ...

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  7. No Zika virus cases in Lucas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Ohio has had 12 confirmed cases of the Zika Virus, Michigan had four. 13abc checked with Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, which reports no one in our area has been diagnosed with the Zika virus.

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  8. Police seek relatives of deceased manRead the original story

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    The Lucas County coroner is seeking relatives of a man whose decomposed body was found Tuesday in a South Toledo storage unit. Coroner's investigator Steve Kahle said the man carried identification for a George Lewis, 51, who had a history of homelessness.

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  9. Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 5-28Read the original story

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    Dogs remain available at the Lucas County Canine Care & Control Office, 410 South Erie St., Toledo. For information, call 419-213-2800.

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  10. Americans hitting road in record numbers this Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... Stafonda Hawkins Wednesday in the 900 block of Tecumseh Street. Stafonda Hawkins has been booked in the Lucas County Jail for a probation violation from 2009 after she left Ohio and reportedly began a life in Las Vegas. Stafonda Hawkins has been ...

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  11. Mother of girl allegedly held captive arraigned on unrelated charges; Oldest sister speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... have both been indicted on charges of kidnapping and endangering children and are scheduled to be arraigned in Lucas County Common Pleas Court in early June. Stafonda Hawkins has been booked in the Lucas County Jail for a probation violation from ...

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  12. Family of man found dead in South Toledo soughtRead the original story

    Friday | Toledo Blade

    The Lucas County coroner is seeking contact with the next of kin of a man whose decomposed body was found Tuesday in a storage unit in South Toledo. Coroner's investigator Steve Kahle said the man carried identification for a George Lewis, 51, who had a history of homelessness.

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  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... shackled her in the basement of their home for a year until she recently escaped. An ongoing Toledo police and Lucas County Child Protective Services investigation revealed the 13-year-old, and her younger half-siblings were not in Toledo Public ...

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  14. Arson at vacant home may be part of feudRead the original story

    Friday | Toledo Blade

    ... injuries were reported from the 1:44 a.m. fire at 2428 Trenton Ave. that caused an estimated $30,000 in damage. Lucas County land records show the house belongs to Esther and Homer Willis. Esther Willis was among three people shot in a drive-by ...

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  15. 2 brothers get almost 4 years for robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Toledo Blade

    Two brothers who boldly robbed a Maumee convenience store at gunpoint and later tried to pull an ATM out of the ground were sent to prison for nearly four years Thursday. Paul Bennett, 36, of Fremont, and Jacob Bennett, 26, of the 3200 block of Corduroy Road in Oregon both pleaded guilty May 12 to robbery and attempted safecracking in Lucas County Common Pleas Court.

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  16. Woman whose son died guilty of endangermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Toledo Blade

    A South Toledo woman whose 2-year-old son was found dead in an overheated bedroom last year pleaded no contest Thursday to endangering children and obstructing official business. Megan Giltz, 31, of the 5100 block of Norwich Road, was then found guilty by Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Ian English, who scheduled her sentencing for Aug. 11. Endangering children is a third-degree felony that carries a maximum sentence of three years in prison, while obstructing official business is a fifth-degree felony punishable by up to a year in prison.

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  17. Port Authority board issued code of conductRead the original story

    Thursday | Toledo Blade

    A month after a Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority board of directors meeting was disrupted by a personal dispute and a threat of a beating, board Chairman James Tuschman on Thursday announced new rules that require members to stick to the agenda and not bring up irrelevant topics. In the memo to board members, obtained by The Blade through a public records request, Mr. Tuschman said a code of conduct was requested by Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson and the Lucas County Commissioners for the 13-member board.

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  18. Library takes step toward putting levy on Nov. ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Toledo Blade

    The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library took steps Thursday to put renewal of an operating levy plus a request for additional millage on the November ballot. Library trustees unanimously approved a resolution asking the Lucas County auditor for the total tax valuation and the amount of tax money a five-year, 2.9-mill tax renewal plus an additional 0.8 mill would generate.

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  19. Mother of shackled girl held on warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Toledo Blade

    Stafonda Hawkins was incarcerated in the Lucas County jail and, according to Mr. Ciboro, felt he failed to do all he could to help her get out. Mr. Ciboro said she threatened to kill him when she left jail, according to police.

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  20. Opera Chorus to join orchestra after paradeRead the original story

    Thursday | Toledo Blade

    ... but a pleasant change," said Robert Schmitt, president and Memorial Day service chairman of the Toledo/a Lucas County Memorial Day Association. Keith McWatters, general manager of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, points to Kevin Blysma, director of ...

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