East Toledo woman fed up with illegal dumping in neighborhood

An east Toledo woman said she’s fed up with the blight in her neighborhood. She claims people have dumped trash and other debris all along her street for years.

  3 Lucas County corrections officers suspended following August inmate escape

New youth center in Fremont named after 14-year-old gun violence victim

TPD: Missing woman found safe

Ohio politicians, local businesses focus on young drivers for National Teen Driver Safety week

Salvation Army accepting Christmas assistance applications

‘Spirit of Sierah Run’ honors the life of Sierah Joughin

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Several hope lotto luck strikes again in little Lyons

Tent City helps the homeless

Wooster Street exit from I-75 closes Monday for 2 weeks

Perrysburg High School seniors volunteer around the community

Rossford Police Department pushing to buy body cameras

’The Werewolf of Defiance’ is an Ohio local legend that still haunts (video)

Dare to be Scared: Haunted attractions around the area

We want to add more to the list! COMMENT BELOW with your favorite Halloween haunt in the area!

Toledo Christian students package meals for Hurricane Michael victims

About a dozen students with Toledo Christian Schools donned hairnets and aprons to package 5,000 meals during a school day of service.

  UT steps in to help students impacted by fire at University Circle

Although the fire is leaving students without a home, there were no injuries and the speediness of their TFD's response to the fire most likely saved a large majority of the complex.

Voters turn out early for midterm elections

Already the Lucas County Board of Elections has mailed more than 27,000 absentee ballots and more than 1,800 people have voted at the early vote center almost 300 Wednesday alone.

  Historic St. Wendelin school building to be demolished

Toledo Fire and Rescue wants this simple tool in your home

Bedford Schools look to upgrade buildings with bond proposal

Hunger banquet in Perrysburg teaches locals about world hunger

‘Don’t call it a comeback’: Retired Eastwood football coach makes a return to the coaching staff

Hurricane Michael victims come to Toledo

  Adrian residents say their water still doesn’t seem right

This issue dates back to late July when city officials notified residents that their water was safe to drink and use, despite a strange odor and “earthy” taste.

Impact with Hope is collecting variety of items for Hurricane Michael relief

Vital items the group is collecting include hygiene products, cleaning supplies, trash bags, gloves, non-perishable food items and flashlights with spare batteries.

Sunshine Communities members visit Georgette’s coffee roasting site

The popular Maumee coffee shop has recently started roasting its own coffee. On Friday, Georgette's workers got the chance to visit the coffee roasting site.

Passenger rail system could be in works in MI

A passenger rail system between Ann Arbor and Traverse City could be in the works. Learn more at the Passenger Rail Forum today!

Toledo Club gets spooky at the Second Annual Glass City Para-con

Speakers not only talked about places that are haunted, but they told event goers how they can find an item that may protect them best if they ever experience paranormal activity.

Thousands walk downtown for annual ‘Light the Night Walk’

There was a total of 3,000 people who walked this year.

  St. John XXIII parish celebrates first mass in new church

On Thursday night, members of St. John XXIII Catholic Church in Perrysburg celebrated their first mass in a stunning new church.

TFD finds body in west Toledo house fire

Investigators are working to determine cause of death and cause of fire in this incident

Officials: Liberty Center HS is safe, despite rumors of seizure outbreak

-Over the last few days, parents reached out to WTOL 11 with reports that there was an outbreak among students having seizures at Liberty Center High School. But principal Larry Black and Henry County Health Commissioner Mark Adams said there’s nothing in the school to worry about.

Parade, business school grounding and football game mark BGSU Homecoming weekend

Enrollment and graduation rates are up at BGSU. University President Rodney Rogers said this is an example of faculty and staff working together to promote the BGSU experience.

Bowling Green residents can help each other pay their utility bills

The “Muni-Pal” program is a partnership between the city of Bowling Green and the Salvation Army. It’s designed to help low-income customers from getting their utilities shut off.

Neighbors likely to face more water boil advisories

With these new upgrades, east Toledo neighborhoods may face additional boil advisories over the next several months

City council exploring impact of addiction treatment facilities in district

The plan commission is now tasked with finding out how these facilities affect traffic congestion, criminal activity and housing maintenance in their vicinity.

Toledo police receive new body armor

The Ohio Attorney General's Office has awarded Toledo Police with $39,975 for new body armor. The grant will fund 75% percent of the cost for 65 new bullet proof vests. But the old vests won't be thrown away.

Lake Local Schools speaking out on mental health

Lake Local Schools is stepping up and speaking out about the topic on the world mental health awareness day. It's a discussion school leaders say we need to have, one they were brave enough to tackle together.

Keep the Jail Downtown initiative likely sent to voters in special election

Lucas County Officials say they expect the Keep the Jail Downtown Toledo initiative to likely go before voters in a special election. It will not be on the ballot November 6.

Call 11 for Action: North Toledo woman wants city to install streetlights

Lucretia Wainwright lives on Otto Street in north Toledo, where she says she's come home to see her house broken into four times in the decade-and-a-half she's lived there.

25 years of Race for the Cure: Chrys Peterson’s legacy

Where there's a Race for the Cure, there's Chrys Peterson. You see her commanding the stage in her big pink boa every year, but it's her presence off the stage that's meant so much more to our community, to survivors and to Chrys herself. Chrys Peterson's first race for the cure came just after she arrived at WTOL.  "I had been at the station for about four months. They just had it at Franklin Park Mall in August of 1994," she said. A lot has changed since then. Obv...

Tune in for complete Race for the Cure coverage starting Sept. 29

WTOL 11 will bring you all the sights and sounds of the 25th annual Race For The Cure on Sunday Sept. 30! Starting at 8:30 a.m., we'll be broadcasting live from the course. Tune in for full team coverage of the race with Andrew Kinsey and Kristi Leigh from the start line.  The race gets underway at  9 a.m. Kelsey Cogan will bring you survivors' stories from the Survivor Tent live on Fox 36 from 6:30-8 a.m. while Meteorologist Ellyn Fritz and Defender visit the Cumulus ...

For woman who lost teen sister to suicide, every day is suicide prevention day

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness month, but for one Waterville woman, one month isn't enough to talk about one of the leading causes of death. Marlena Meeker lost her teen sister to suicide a few years ago and hasn't talked about it publicly ... until now.  In this week's Family Focus, Meeker tells us how she is turning her family's tragedy into hope and awareness.    Within the last year i have felt the need to speak more about it and be more of an ...

Put on your best smile for the Pearly White Gala

The Dental Center of Northwest Ohio makes it their job to help bring back people's smiles. They do it at nearly no cost to the patient. That's only possible through donations and grants. The Dental Center of Northwest Ohio serves tens of thousands of patients, young and old, each year. The staff at the dental center improve smiles at four locations throughout the 419: Uptowne Smiles: 2138 Madison Ave., Toledo Findlay Smiles: 1800 N. Blanchard St. Suite 122 Tooth Tow...

Local confectioner attempts making the world’s largest Buckeye candy

A heaping 75 pounds of peanut butter, 75 pounds of margarine, 150 pounds of powdered sugar and 46 pounds of chocolate has safely arrived in Columbus, Ohio. The 346-pound buckeye candy will be on display at the Ohio State Fair starting Wednesday. The double-dare turned science project came about when Brian Shenkman, a vendor at the fair who deep fries up to 75,000 buckeyes throughout the week, challenged Marsha's Homemade Buckeyes to make the world's largest buckeye. ...

It's all LOVE! Toledo Loves Love Festival

If you want to check out the Toledo Loves Love Festival, here's all the details.

Go. Play. Do. in the 419 - July 11-15

"What to do, what to do..?" Wonder no longer. GO 419 brings you our top picks for where to GO in the 419! July 11-15th - Marathon Classic Let's start first on the green… The LPGA Marathon Classic at Highland Meadows will draw national and international attention this weekend. Tournament play starts Thursday morning. Spectators will watch the top Ladies Professional Golf Association players from around the world battle in the tournament. The final round ...

St. Jude Giveaway Rules and Regulations

WTOL 11 St. Jude Cedar Point GIVEAWAY OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES Promotion Description.  This promotion is sponsored by WTOL, LLC, 730 N. Summit Street ("Sponsor(s)").  The promotion begins at Friday 5/25/2018 at 10am EST and ends at Tuesday 5/29/2018  at 8am EST.  Entries must be received by Tuesday 5/29/2018  at 8am EST.  Promotion is subject to local, state, and federal laws, and is void where prohibited.  By entering, each entrant a...

Project Roadblock 2017

Around the holidays, it is especially important to remember the dangers of drinking and driving. To help combat drunk driving, WTOL 11 has teamed up with Hylant, Andrew Bucher, Ohio’s OVI attorney, Dave White Chevrolet and Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault and Schaffer Co., LPA to support Project Roadblock, a special initiative from the Television Bureau of Advertising that promotes the “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving” public service advertising campaign from th...

Hollywood Gives Food Drive

The season of giving is upon us once again. Starting October 5th, Hollywood Casino is partnering up with WTOL & SeaGate Food Bank of Northwest Ohio for the Hollywood Gives Food Drive. Hollywood Casino is encouraging guests to bring their non-perishable goods to the casino every Thursday in October & November from NOON-9PM and in exchange they will receive an opportunity to win between $5 and $5,000 Free SlotPlay®

All tickets sold for St. Jude's Dream Home Giveaway

We want to give you a look at what your donations to St. Jude's have given to children and families dealing with childhood cancer.

ATTENTION WTOL 11 fans in Sandusky

WTOL 11 is no longer available on your Buckeye Broadband system because Erie County is outside the Toledo television designated viewing area. Erie County is assigned to the Cleveland market and because WOIO is the local CBS affiliate, Toledo will no longer be carried on Buckeye Boardband. You can still watch WTOL 11 News and great programs like, Wheel of Fortune, The Big Bang Theory and NCIS for FREE with a simple UHF/VHF antenna. WTOL 11 News is always available no matter where you ...

Nominate a deserving child for a new bike!

Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC is giving away ten free bicycles next summer to kids who have made a difference.

Jenna Lento is campaigning for the LLS Woman of the Year!

Each year The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) launches its Man & Woman of the Year fundraising campaign, and Jenna Lento was honored to join this year's efforts as a 2017 Woman of the year candidate for Team All in With Jenna Lento.  Click here to find out how you can help her out!

Intern or Shadow at WTOL

WTOL 11 offers internships to eligible students, to provide a hands-on learning experience for students looking to gain knowledge and insight about the communications and television industry.

Pathways: Helping residents connect to resources

Long known for helping low-income pregnant women get needed medical care and social services so they can deliver healthy babies, the Northwest Ohio Pathways HUB has expanded to assist Lucas County residents with managing and preventing chronic diseases. Community health workers employed at several sites throughout Lucas County help get low-income clients age 35 to 65 connected to care for diabetes, high blood pressure and other heart conditions, as well as shelter, utilities, food, clo...

Ohio Means Jobs - Reverse Job Fair

At the Reverse Job Fair you will have your own booth in which to sell yourself to employers!The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services will also put you through a one day job readiness workshop to prepare you for this event and it is at all no cost to you!They searching for candidates from the following fields:Skilled LaborManufacturingAccountingEngineeringCustomer ServiceHealth CareHuman ResourcesThree weeks after the Reverse Job Fair the job seeker hire rate is 26.24% and four we...

Cardinal Staffing is hiring now!

Cardinal Staffing is now hiring! Immediate openings. Call, come in, or apply to find out if you are qualified for one of these jobs. They have better paying jobs They have all kinds of different job opportunities from manufacturing to clerical - entry level to supervisors.IMPORTANT: Do not hesitate or your opportunity might be gone!Click here for more information.

Promedica Friends for Life

Welcome,It's August and there's never been a better time to be a Friends for Life member. This month, we're offering you a chance to win a special lunch with Chrys Peterson and me! Four winners will join us for an incredible dining experience. Even better – each winner can bring along a friend for life. To enter, fill out our form and check the "Current Member" box.In addition to great perks and giveaways, your Friends for Life membership helps you stay on t...

Wild Nights at the Toledo Zoo

Have you ever wondered what Zoo animals are doing at night? Join us for a fun evening at Wild Nights to find out! With discounted admission offers you can enjoy your favorite Zoo animals and a free concert by the Toledo Jazz Orchestra Big Band at the Zoo Amphitheater. It’s a great way to spend a summer evening so don’t miss out!Wild Nights ScheduleZoo closed 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Half-price admission 2:01 to 6:00 p.m.Free admission 6:01 p.m., with last entry at 8:00 p.m.Fr...

Local non-profit organization awards four Lucas County high school seniors with scholarships

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 4, 2015 –The Janet Phleger Foundation is on a mission to help families in Lucas County who have been burdened by two of the biggest problems facing America today – cancer and college tuition.  With studies showing that 40% of Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, (Cancer.org) it’s hard to find anyone who hasn’t been touched by the disease in some way.    Since its inception in 2007, JPF has awarded $44,0...

Rock N Roar at the Toledo Zoo

Get out your party pants and join the fun at Rock N Roar, Friday, August 7, 2015 from 7 p.m. until midnight. Two bands, one DJ, three stages, and one great night for the party people of this region – this year’s Rock N Roar is one shindig you won’t want to miss.Whether you dig the groove of the ‘70s, the crazy sounds of the ‘80s, top 40 and classics from the ‘90’s, or dancing the night away on the Africa! Overlook, Rock N Roar is the place to b...

Toledo Zoo - Music Under the Stars

Add value to your summer evenings with these FREE concerts performed by Toledo Symphony concert band!Join us for this great summer tradition in Toledo. With the Toledo Zoo Amphitheatre as your setting, you can unwind on a warm Sunday evening as you enjoy great music performed by the Toledo Symphony concert band. Each show features a fun musical theme that your family is sure to enjoy, and admission is free! While admission gates for these free concerts open at 6:00 p.m., the ...

United Steelworkers Jay Jeffries Scholarship Fund

The Jay Jeffries Scholarship Fund and United Steelworkers Local 1-346 would like to extend an invitation to all to participate in the 5th Annual Jay Jeffries Scholarship Fund Golf Outing to be held at Eagle’s Landing Golf Club in Oregon, Ohio on July 25, 2015.  This event is a great time to get together with friends, customers, fans, and to come together for a great cause.The Jay Jeffries Scholarship Fund now in its 6th year and awards two (2) renewable scholarships.  O...

Breaking the chain of pain

It was supposed to be a small surgery. Simple. In and out. In May of 2009 Kevin had what was supposed to be minor outpatient surgery to relieve pain in his left big toe brought about by years of arthritis. Unfortunately for Kevin, his healing process turned out to be anything but minor.Following his surgery, Kevin began to experience an intense, burning pain in his left calf muscle. His doctor suggested that he get an ultrasound of his left leg. The ultrasound revealed that Kevin had a...

UAW to release new union app

UAW TO RELEASE NEW UNION APPUAW will be releasing a new app available on smart phones and tablets. The app will allow union workers access to board decisions the second they are made.  The app is designed to ensure access to information in a fast and transparent method.

Cornerstone Church giving back to the community

This summer Cornerstone Church is having a big week of giving back into our community. They call it VOW, Volunteer Outreach Week. Cornerstone is putting all their hands in together and partnering with area organizations to provideassistance and help. Taking place July 12-18, Cornerstone has over 25 different opportunities for its members to give back by partnering with the following organizations: Star Academy Eastwood Summer Kids Club Mobile Meals Red Cross Family House of Toledo ...

The Toledo Zoo Behind the Scenes Tours

Everyone loves to visit the Toledo Zoo Aquarium to see their favorite Zoo animals, but the experience can be even more wonderful with our Behind-the-Scenes Tours!Zoo staff will guide you through keeper areas where you can learn even more fascinating details about your favorite animals, including penguins in Penguin Beach, Elephants, the animals of Africa and even creatures of the newly renovated Aquarium!For more information visit https://www.toledozoo.org/site/page/behind_the_scenes_...

Cornerstone Church along with Lucas County Feed the Children Providing Summer Lunches

Cornerstone Church is partnering with Lucas County Feed the Children program this summer to provide a hot meal to every child age 18 and under. Cornerstone Church is using Eastwood Theater as the host facility for this program running through August 21. Monday through Friday beginning at noon, kids can come to the Eastwood Theater at 817 East Broadway on the Eastside of Toledo to receive a hot lunch. Not only do the children receive food, but activities, prizes and games take place eve...

Join Don volunteering to Build Stronger Futures

Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity needs more volunteers like Don Dittman. Don's career wasn't in construction but after he retired he began volunteering on build, rehab and deconstruction projects and driving the donation pick-up truck for ReStore.Through training and on-site experience, Don has become a regular skilled volunteer whose generosity and support makes our Homeownership and Repair programs possible.Maumee Valley Habitat is continuously seeking licensed and skilled tradespeople an...

Nursing Home Check List

As mentioned on AM Saturday, here is an easy to use checklist. Print this simple checklist to take with you when visiting nursing home facilities.

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