Crime

At least one person in custody after Toledo Bomb Squad called to Big Sandy Campground

The Lucas County Sheriff’s Office says one person is in custody after the Toledo bomb squad was called to Big Sandy Campground in Swanton.

  Workers share their experience with racism at Maumee UPS Distribution Center

Witness: Many dead in New Zealand mosque shooting

Learn how to protect yourself against hate, discrimination at the workplace in Ohio

  Community remembers Alexia Carey after east Toledo shooting

Arbors at Oregon employee indicted with multiple charges including manslaughter, gross patient neglect

Man in prison for shooting at TPD officers indicted on drug charges

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UPDATE: TPD identify woman after finding body in garage bay in south Toledo

  Police looking for 2 robbery suspects who allegedly took safe from Findlay residence

  Two 17-year-olds arrested in connection with murder investigation of 16-year-old

Findlay police looking for armed robbery suspect

U.S. Marshals arrest man for 2013 murder

Former TPD officer charged with possession of stolen firearm

R. Kelly goes back to jail, takes risks with TV interview

The day ended with a trip to jail after the embattled R&B singer told a judge he could not pay $161,000 in back child support he owes his children's mother.

  Call 11 for Action: Purse returned to woman after originally being misplaced following jail stay

A local woman came to WTOL for help after she left prison empty handed, when in fact she said she had her purse at the time she was booked into the Lucas County jail.

  2009 death of woman in relationship with Daniel Myers deemed to be suicide

After nearly two years of cross checking the facts, the investigation determined Leigh Ann had in fact taken her own life, despite it being known that Myers was abusive and capable of murder.

MI arson suspect arrested in Findlay; charged with weapons offense

A Michigan man suspected of an arson in Lansing was arrested at a hotel in Findlay and charged with a weapons offense.

South Holland-Sylvania and Angola Road intersection closed after pedestrian hit by car

TPD trying to ID breaking and entering suspect

Michigan State Police asking for information on two-car hit and run crash

Two hospitalized after shooting in west Toledo

Williams County Sheriff’s Deputy facing a perjury charge, placed on paid leave

Police looking for man suspected of breaking into office building, stealing credit cards

Police looking for woman suspected of stealing purse from motorized scooter at Walmart

Toledo police are looking to identify a woman who is suspected of stealing a purse at Walmart.

Man shot in east Toledo

Police say the victim walked to a life squad at the corner of Oak and Second under his own power. The extent of his injuries is unknown.

Man charged in shooting death of couple enters Alford plea

Ricky Thompson III entered an Alford plea Monday to reduced charges of involuntary manslaughter.

Lucas Co. Sheriff’s Office looking to ID robbery suspect

Police say the man, who walks with a limp, robbed Schmidlin Plumbing and Heating on Monday.

  Dogs allegedly kill puppy, raise safety concerns for neighbors

Neighbors are concerned for children and other dogs after they said they witnessed a brutal attack on a puppy by two larger dogs, and the puppy ended up dying.

  R. Kelly leaves jail after posting $100K in sex abuse case

A spokeswoman for the Cook County Sheriff's Office said the money was posted late Monday afternoon, and Kelly was expected to be freed by early evening. He will be forbidden from having any contact with females younger than 18.

Search warrants executed at two Impact with Hope locations

Charges dropped against Impact with Hope CEO/President Linda Greene - she is now person of interested in expanded investigation

Police arrest man after brief chase in Defiance

A man is behind bars after leading police on a brief chase in Defiance on Sunday night.

Juvenile arrested for Facebook shooting threat to Sandusky schools, officers still will be present at area schools

The Sandusky Police Department will have officers present at Sandusky area schools this week after a shooting threat was made to the schools on a Facebook post Sunday.

Texas man accused of killing 2-year-old daughter with hammer

If convicted, the suspect would face the death penalty or life in prison.

Missing Adrian man’s body found in wooded area

Detectives found Dickerson in a wooded area in Medina Township.

  David Contreras sentenced to 12-years in prison for sexually assaulting two teenage girls at a hotel in Bowling Green

One of the four men accused of sexually assaulting two teenage girls at a hotel in Bowling Green learned his fate Friday.

Adrian Police Department releases sketch of suspect involved in Meijer attempted abduction

Witnesses and the victim describe the suspect as a thinly built, medium tone black male around 45 to 50 years old.

Suspect in south Toledo murder pleads not guilty

Walker is being held on a $1.5 million bond.He will appear in court later this week for a preliminary hearing.

  Neighbors React to Unusual Violence in their South Toledo Neighborhood

Each neighbor says they hope their area will continue to grow and sell itself. They don’t want a violent incident to taint its appeal.

Man arrested for allegedly punching TPD officer in the face

Police say the man was also hiding a loaded revolver in his sweatpants while the officer was trying to arrest him.

One dead after south Toledo shooting

Toledo police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday evening on the 1800 block of Glendale Avenue near the Anthony Wayne Trail.

School bus driver crashed into tree while under influence of drugs, NJ police say

First responders found the bus driver unconscious at the crash site and used Narcan to revive her.

Police: 2 people found with gunshot wounds at north Toledo gas station

TPD dispatch confirms that one person has been shot at a local gas station located on Central Avenue and Cherry Street.

TPD looking to ID breaking and entering suspects

Toledo police are looking to identify three breaking and entering suspects who they say broke into Trotn Charlies on Monday.

  Lonzo Rivers sentenced to life in prison for murder of Dakota Rogers

A Toledo man was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for the murder of a 25-year-old man.

Investigators seeking tips regarding two arsons at same address in Swanton

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered by the Blue Ribbon Arson Committee for information leading to the arrest of whoever is responsible for the fires.

Iowa mom gets life for death of baby son found in maggot-infested diaper

An autopsy shows the baby died of malnutrition, dehydration and an E. coli infection. Investigators determined he had been wearing the same diaper for at least 10 days.

Mother arrested for leaving children at home while she went to Burger King, set fire to dumpster

A Toledo mother is behind bars after leaving her children at home while going to Burger King and setting a dumpster on fire at the restaurant.

  Man arrested for slapping 12-year-old stepdaughter’s bully, police say

Police said the suspect shouted at and slapped his stepdaughter’s 12-year-old classmate for allegedly calling her names and throwing rocks at her.

Police investigating smash and grab at Point Place gas station

Police say items are missing from the store, but the ATM is intact. Detectives say this was a failed attempt to get away with the ATM.

Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft

As officers responded, the suspect thought the Lyft he'd ordered to take him away from the scene had arrived and climbed into a police cruiser.

  Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

Right after learning that he was being fired from his job of 15 years, police say the suspect pulled out a gun and began shooting, killing five coworkers.

Teenager who fired shot in NM school planned to kill ex-girlfriend, others, police say

The 16-year-old was arrested and faces multiple charges. He allegedly told police he had been hearing voices that told him to kill his ex-girlfriend.

  Neighbors Frustrated with Racist Graffiti in south Toledo

Simply put, neighbors want action.

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.

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.

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.

OSHP troopers seize $84,000 worth of cocaine, loaded handgun in Wood Co.

Police say the cocaine, worth $84,000, and the .380 gun, were seized during at traffic stop for a lane violation on the turnpike.

TPD looking to ID man whose picture they found in stolen vehicle

Police are trying to identify this man whose photo was found in a stolen vehicle that was recently recovered by police.

Crime Stoppers of Lenawee Co. asking for public’s help regarding break-in at Blissfield business

Crime Stoppers of Lenawee County say the break-in occurred during the evening of Feb. 12 or 13 at Crossroads Chiropractic Office

Man arrested for shooting off fireworks “for attention” because he was mad his power went out

Police asked the man if he was done for the night and he replied, “I don’t know, I might have one more.”

Prison nurse accused of killing husband to marry convicted murderer

The woman allegedly poisoned her husband with antifreeze then set their home on fire to try and cover up the crime.

Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument

The suspect’s brother and 61-year-old mother were able to escape the house via the second floor, and no one was injured.

  El Chapo likely off to ‘prison of all prisons’ after drug trafficking conviction

The notorious has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, having escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before his ultimate capture and extradition to the United States.

Fleeing bank robber trips in front of police officer; money blows away

Police say the suspect slipped on the ice in a nearby parking lot while running from the scene and dropped both his gun and the cash he allegedly stole.

Ex-boyfriend arrested in connection to death of woman found in suitcase

The 24-year-old suspect is being held without bail on a kidnapping charge. He will be prosecuted by federal authorities because the alleged crime crossed state lines.

Police: Student and her abductor killed in Kentucky chase

The woman abducted was hit by at least one round and died due to the shootout between police and the suspect. The suspect also was killed.

  Officer-involved shooting in Defiance leaves suspect dead

While investigating a disturbance call, the Defiance Police Department says some of their officers were involved in an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the suspect’s death.

Hours-old baby girl with umbilical cord still attached found in freezing weather on CA road

The sheriff's office says just before the infant was found, a young woman approached a man walking his dog in the area and asked him to take the baby.

Daycare owner found dead after 3-month-old was injured at daycare

Michigan State Police began a criminal investigation on the daycare’s owner, Jamie Vanslambruck due to the nature of the infant’s injury.

TPD: Missing 17-year-old and her 3-year-old daughter are safe, no longer missing

Toledo police say a 17-year-old mother and her 3-year-old daughter who went missing on Sunday are both safe and no longer listed as missing.

Utah boy, 5, forced to call 911 after mother fatally stabbed

A suspect who lived in the same trailer home as the mother and her son was arrested on multiple charges, including aggravated murder, domestic violence and child abuse.

Mom charged in disappearance of 3-year-old son more than 30 years ago

Detectives say they found enough evidence to arrest the mother in her 3-year-old’s presumed death after working on the cold case for the last 12 to 18 months.

Minnesota man calls 911 to report killing wife, police say

The suspect was taken into custody without incident, where he is being held on informal second-degree murder charges.

TPD looking for missing 17-year-old and her 3-year-old daughter

Police say 17-year-old Amira Safi is believed to have left town with her 21-year-old boyfriend, Timothy Palmer and her 3-year-old daughter Amiyah Safi.

Police: Possible “Family dispute” leads to stabbing at west Toledo apartment complex

Police say the assault happened around noon on Saturday at the Cedars Apartments on Central Avenue near Douglas Rd.

Lonzo Rivers found guilty of murder on final day of trial

Lonzo Rivers was convicted for shooting and killing Dakoda Rogers in November 2017.

‘I’m devastated:’ Ohio police grieve latest officer death

Uniformed officers from multiple departments helped pack a church for funeral services for Bill Brewer, a Clermont County deputy gunned down while responding last weekend to a suspected suicide attempt by a man barricaded inside an apartment

Police: Man revived after overdose steals, crashes cruiser in Columbus

Columbus police on Friday were searching for the 25-year-old man who crashed the cruiser and then ran away.

2 Toledo men charged with firearms crimes

Two Toledo men were charged Friday with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

  Malachi Barnes’ mother pleads for suspect to turn himself in

She said the only way there will truly be justice for her son is for gun violence to stop.

TPD seeking additional suspect in murder of 3-year-old

Toledo police are looking for another suspect in the murder of 3-year-old Malachi Barnes.