Showcase Home Star of House and Home Show

The showcase home is also a smart home. It can be set up to program everything from your smartphone.

City of Toledo now offers free mediation services

  Sick Season: How to help clean the flu out of your home

The director of Toledo Lucas County Public Library dies suddenly

Toledo Police pushing to upgrade taser system

Neighbors Frustrated with Racist Graffiti in south Toledo

Pitbill gets second chance after abuse investigation

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'Zombie deer disease’ has impacted wildlife in 24 states

Perrysburg teachers discuss diversity at annual conference

Trump picks former Alabama official to lead FEMA

Paul Manafort faces more than 19 years in prison, court filing says

BG’s Ohio State Highway Patrol post has dispatcher of the year, humanitarian award winner

NJ attorney general subpoenas Trump’s inaugural committee

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says special counsel’s team interviewed her

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has been interviewed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

CPAs encourage filing taxes early this year

The IRS reports tax refunds have been lower this year because of president Trump’s new tax law.

Former Toledo police officer faces OVI charges after hit-skip accident

On Jan. 27, Toledo police arrested Martin, 27, for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and failure to stop after an accident.

Put-in-Bay mayor pleads guilty to Conflict of Interest charges, will step down

Put-in-Bay Mayor Bernard McCann was indicted in October on two felony counts and four misdemeanor conflict of interest counts.

Judge places gag order on Trump confidant Roger Stone; investigators have evidence of communication between Stone and WikiLeaks

‘Angel moms’ draw online attention after Trump’s emergency declaration to fund border wall

TPS substitute teacher put on leave after assault allegation

Tennessee man says victim in serial killer’s sketch is his murdered mother

Supreme Court to decide if 2020 census can ask about citizenship

Mint copy of Super Mario Bros. video game sells for record $100K

  ‘Carlton’ dance can’t be copyrighted, feds say

Alfonso Ribeiro is suing two video game publishers for using the dance without permission in Fortnite and the NBA 2K series games.

Ohio governor pushes for changes to arrest-warrant system

Among issues before the task force are prioritizing warrants for serious offenders who pose threats to public safety, the huge number of outstanding warrants in Ohio, and best practices for serving outstanding warrants.

‘Love mom and dad’: Girl writes what she thinks are her last words on arm during school lockdown

Seven-year-old Vanessa wrote the message ‘in case the bad guy got us and I got killed, you and daddy would know that I love you.’

Presidents have declared emergencies 60 times since 1976 – but Trump’s is unprecedented

It was the 60th time a sitting president had used the National Emergencies Act since it was passed in 1976. However, he used the law in a way no other president has before.

Some businesses won’t take cash, citing efficiency

There’s growing trend of “cashless businesses” requiring credit card or smartphone app payment only.

Parents, police outraged over the 48-Hour Challenge

It's called the 48-Hour Challenge. Kids disappear, and to complete the challenge, they stay hidden for 48 hours.

Trump says he’s declare emergency to build border wall

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Delta man sentenced to prison for sexual contact with person under 13

A Delta man will spend more than 8 years in prison for having sexual contact with a person under 13 years old.He was also found to be a Tier 1 sex offender.

Planned Parenthood sues Ohio over new abortion restriction

Planned Parenthood has sued Ohio over a law that bans dilation and evacuation abortions, one of the most common abortion methods.

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Weld to challenge Trump for GOP nomination

Fiscally conservative but socially liberal, the 73-year-old Weld ran on the Libertarian party ticket with former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson in 2016.

Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work

The 85-year-old Ginsburg missed six days of arguments and three private conferences as she recuperated from the December surgery.

Looking to save a little more? Downsize to cut housing costs

Downsizing or “rightsizing” may be the right fit for you.

Conservative students receive death threat after ‘Build the Wall’ post

Tyler Toomey said his group has received much support since the incident. Police are investigating.

Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season

The flu vaccine is doing a relatively good job this season, protecting about half the people who got it, U.S. health officials said Thursday.

Relax like a ‘Fixer Upper’ host: Joanna Gaines launches a line of home goods for Anthropologie

Joanna Gaines has launched a new line of home goods for Anthropologie that includes rugs, pillows and candles.

Report: Payless to file for bankruptcy, close all stores

Payless is planning to file for bankruptcy later this month and close all of its 2,300 stores, according to a report in Reuters, who cited people familiar with the matter.

Road closed due to house fire in Ottawa Co.

The fire is happening on Oak Harbor Southeast Road in Port Clinton.

ICE halts force-feeding of immigrant detainees

The dramatic reversal comes as public pressure was mounting on ICE to halt the practice, which involves feeding detainees through nasal tubes against their will.

‘Literally rotted to death’: Ex-nursing home workers face neglect charges in 2 deaths

Seven nurses were indicted by a grand jury and face 34 charges overall, including manslaughter and gross patient neglect.

Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging

Depression has long been linked to certain cognitive problems, and depression late in life even may be a risk factor for the development of Alzheimer’s.

Man seriously injured after single-vehicle crash in Wood Co.

Police say the man had to be extricated from the vehicle and was transported to St. Vincent Hospital by air ambulance with serious injuries.

3 boys bought flowers for every girl at their school on Valentine’s Day

Three middle school students in Kansas made sure every girl and every woman at their school had a special surprise on Valentine's Day.

Eeeek! Tarantula with huge horn on its back discovered

Think you’ve already seen the scariest spider imaginable? This one says ‘Hold my beer.’

Personal servings of cookie dough are on sale at Sam’s Club; treat yourself!

Sam’s Club is selling yogurt-sized cups of cookie dough; a pack of eight costs $8.98.

Tinder-inspired app created to help cows find the perfect match

Moooove over,!

Perrysburg police look to ID woman as part of theft investigation

Police say they are looking for the woman in regards to a theft that happened at Dave’s Running.

Nickelodeon reviving ’90s classics ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ and ‘All That’; ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ spinoffs also on the way

The network on Thursday announced a new slate of shows, some of which should bring back fond memories for millennials.

BGSU expert breaks down border wall discussion

While we don’t know exactly what is next for the border wall, it’s surely something people across the country will be watching closely.

Trump installs new golf simulator in White House

It cost Trump about $50,000 of his own money and allows him to play virtual rounds of golf.

Senate and House pass funding bill; Trump is prepared to sign, will also declare border emergency, McConnell says

President Donald Trump has indicated he's prepared to sign the government funding bill and issue a national emergency on the border.

Retired Toledo Officer accused of stealing from TPD

The former officer is accused of stealing items from the department’s property room, where he worked.

Stretching Your Dollar: New student loan proposals could impact your paycheck

Student loan debt is a growing problem in this country.

Veterans get surprise Valentines from Toledoans

Huntington Bank and its customers took time to deliver hand-written Valentines to local Veterans at the Toledo VA.

Lucas County Sheriff’s Office seeking 150 corrections officers.

The department is also hosting a job fair on March 25th and 26th at the UAW on 2300 Ashland Avenue in Toledo.

Toledo family raising awareness about congenital heart disease

We talk about matters of the heart on Valentine’s Day. Well that takes on a whole new meaning for a Toledo family whose lives completely changed with the birth of their daughter.

Port Clinton begins process of possibly establish a DORA

The group has been researching the designated drinking area for a year, and say that around 90 percent of city leaders and businesses are interested.

Bellevue couple married on Valentine’s Day, celebrates 72nd anniversary

There’s a couple in Bellevue who has been celebrating Valentine’s Day together for more than seven decades.

Chicago police, Fox dispute reports about Smollett attack

The reports surfaced as investigators were questioning two "persons of interest" who were captured on surveillance cameras in the area where Smollett says the attack occurred.

White House releases Trump’s annual health report

President Trump's annual physical concludes he's in "very good health overall," even though he's gained four pounds, making him clinically obese.

Florida man arrested after threatening to blow up schools on anniversary of Parkland mass shooting, police say

Florida police took a man into custody after they say he threatened to blow up two schools in Miami-Dade County, where his ex-girlfriend's children attend classes, on the anniversary of the Parkland shootings.

EPA to regulate cancer causing chemicals in drinking water

Millions of Americans are exposed to contaminated drinking water.

Michael Avenatti says he has new video evidence against R. Kelly

Attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday he has given Chicago prosecutors new video evidence of R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.

Florida man caught on camera licking doorbell

According to a news release and video from Ring, the latest licker approaches the home with a stack of papers and seems to be attempting to convey some sort of message.

Former TPD officer resigns following OVI, traffic charges

A former Toledo Police officer has resigned after facing multiple traffic charges including an OVI.

The Latest: McConnell: Trump to sign bill, declare emergency

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump has indicated he's prepared to sign the government funding bill and issue a national emergency on the border.

High levels of weedkiller significantly raise risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, study finds

Glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide, was introduced as an herbicide in 1974.

Diet drinks linked to risk of heart attack, stroke, early death in women over 50, study says

Previous research has shown links between diet beverages and stroke, dementia, diabetes, and obesity

‘He doesn’t even look human’: Racist rant at mom, son captured on video

In a video posted to social media, the woman can be heard yelling at them to get out of the neighborhood, after they parked on a public street to grab coffee.

Amazon ditches New York headquarters

The online retailer faced fierce opposition from some New York politicians who were unhappy with the nearly $3 billion in tax incentives Amazon was promised.

’911 - Where is your emergency?’ Wireless calls to emergency services face technical problems that can delay response times

It may be several more years before location-based routing is available. It will require a jump ahead in technology and also agreement among the major carriers.

JPMorgan Chase is creating its own cryptocurrency

JPM Coin will only be available to institutional investors at first and is tied directly to the US dollar.

NASA rover finally bites the dust after 15 years

Flight controllers tried numerous times to make contact, and sent one final series of recovery commands Tuesday night, along with one last wake-up song, Billie Holiday's "I'll Be Seeing You," in a somber exercise that brought tears to team members' eyes

People outraged and amused after LA Times publishes ‘French fry power rankings’

Do you agree with the rankings? Where does your favorite fast food chain rank?

Happy Valentine’s Day from OSHP, Cedar Point and more

Many local organizations have taken to Twitter with clever ways to wish you all a Happy Valentine’s Day.

Can you life-hack your way to love?

This new approach to dating takes advantage of the power of data.

Congress urged to fully open banks to marijuana industry

Bank officials have urged Congress to fully open the doors of the nation’s banking system to the legal marijuana industry.

Don’t fall for these fake IRS phone and email tax scams

You may get a call threatening you with arrest or a lawsuit if you don’t pay up now. The IRS says don’t fall for it.

Year after Parkland massacre, 17 victims remembered

The first anniversary of the Parkland mass shooting will primarily be about remembering the 14 students and three staff members who died by observing moments of silence, performing community service projects and paying their respects.