Toledo responds to the classic Christmas song now causing controversy

The River will play “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” at the top of the hour all weekend long if you want to hear the controversial tune for yourself.

  Bowling Alley fires some of the most dangerous, challenging for firefighters

Black Swamp Bird Observatory receives $35K local grant for education program

Dollar General aims to offer customers healthier food options

PNC Gift of Joy: Brighten a child’s holiday with a new toy donation

A closer look at addressing crime in Toledo

Angel Tree stolen from Findlay Walmart

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  Perrysburg students learn about service from late President George H.W. Bush

Interpretation of ‘National Day of Prayer’ Debated in Bowling Green

One parent encouraged Rossford Schools to launch anonymous bullying report

Perrysburg High School student charged with inducing panic

Local school board members urge state leaders to support House Bill 630 for graduating students

Terra State to open Career Leadership Center, continues Workforce Scholarship program

Toledo City Council votes to pay for special election in February

The special election could cost about $300,000.

Findlay police warn of Social Security phone scam

The caller claims large ticket items have been bought on their card. They then ask for your social security number and bank information.

Perrysburg Township officer injured after losing control of vehicle

The incident happened near the intersection of Lime City and Roachton roads in Perrysburg Township.

Remembering Former President George H.W. Bush and his legacy locally

Jon Stainbrook says the former president held our area close to his heart remembering specific people and places from his time here.

Wood County Health Department almost ready to begin offering dental care services

Lake Township Police Department fights off porch pirates

Call For Action: Missouri currently investigating Parqwood Apartments management company

Give the gift of reading for Christmas

Family prepares to say final goodbyes to 3-year-old who was killed in drive-by

Toledo Lucas County Health Department screening Infant Mortality Documentary

Restaurant seeks to help Toledo teen battling brain cancer for the second time

The fundraiser will continue at the restaurant through December 15. Organizers hope to raise close to $2,000 for Nicholas’ family to ease their burden as they face this uphill battle.

Support Toledo K9 officers by purchasing K9 merchandise

The funds raised will go to support additional funding for training and equipment for the dogs.

East Toledo Christmas Parade is canceled for the first time

Choosing to cancel it was a tough call to make for Fairchild, but the cold and rainy weather forecast forced his hand in addition to the health of those who were participating.

MVP program proving to be a winner at Lake Local Schools

These relationships have changed students, whether socially, academically, or behaviorally. These partnerships are making a difference.

One more day to donate Coats for Christmas in Findlay

All this week, people can donate slightly used coats, which the dry cleaners will clean. It’s a simple act that can go a long way for the less fortunate.

Miss the BG Best Hometown Holiday Parade? Watch it here!

If you missed any of the coverage of the Bowling Green Best Hometown Holiday Parade, you can watch it now!

Here’s where you can get a Thanksgiving meal this weekend

If you don’t know where to get a meal for the Thanksgiving holiday, here are some places in the area ready to help.

Oregon water and sewer rates could be on the rise

When you break it down, neighbors in Oregon would see a 22 percent increase over three years. For the typical Oregon water and sewer customer their bill would increase by about $12 a month or $36 a quarter by 2021.

Abandoned east Toledo home leaves neighbors worried for their safety

After numerous conversations between Christopher’s mother and the Land Bank, they say they were recently told the house would be down by November 17.

21-st annual Stuff the Truck donation drive kicks off at Walt Churchill’s Market

Local residents and businesses are invited to donate turkeys and non-perishable food items to help fill a large box truck.

West Toledo neighbors seek unity

Together west Toledo neighbors are working towards a safer future and a neighborhood that is unified.

KeyBank donates $500K to Ebeid Neighborhood Promise

The donation brings the organization another step closer to achieving the $50 million goal set forth for its initiative.

Tiger Mediterranean Bakery to offer free meals to veterans

The bakery’s “Hommus For Our Heroes” special is in honor of Veteran’s Day and those eligible will receive a free Tiger Bakery Meal Special.

Sunset Bistro celebrates Veterans Day by giving all veterans 50% off

The restaurant is offering veterans 50 percent off of their meals as well as donating 15 percent of all sales to Disabled American Veterans (DAV).

Athlete of the Week: Tanner Schroeder

Tanner Schroeder plays quarterback, wide receiver, defensive back and kicker for the Panthers.

Beloved TAHS feline mascot, George, dies

The Toledo Area Humane Society announced on Facebook that their beloved shelter mascot, George, has died.TAHS staff gathered to mourn the loss of their feline family member on Wednesday.

Sylvania votes on school safety levy

For the owner of a $200,000 it’ll cost you nearly $60 a year for the next five years.

Fulton Co. K9 officer wins SUV in photo contest

Now, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office will be getting a new Chevy Tahoe, which will be used to transport Officer Fazzo and all the K9 equipment he needs during patrols.

Motorcycle run benefits kids in need

The run benefits Harbor Children’s Services.

Epilepsy Walk first of its kind in northwest OH

Organizers want to make it an annual event.

Watch Toledo’s generosity in action: WTOL delivers YOUR donations to hurricane victims

Watch how your donations are helping the victims of Hurricane Michael.

Annual Taste of the States student event sells out

Seniors in the culinary program, pick one of the 50 states and then create two to three entree’s that would be popular there.

  Here’s what’s on the ballot for TPS

School leaders assure taxpayers this renewal does not mean new taxes. You will pay the same amount they have been paying in the past, which for the average Toledo homeowner is about $20.

East Toledo Restaurant vows to stay open following namesake’s passing

Tom’s family wants everyone who’s reached out to them for the past day to know; the restaurant isn’t going anywhere.

Local parents check sex offender list before trick or treating

We’re days away from Halloween and now’s the time some parents are starting to plan where they want to take kids trick or treating.

Long term teacher from Vanlue celebrates turning 100 years old

Over the weekend and into Monday, many people from the community came out to help Lorine celebrate her 100th birthday.

A look inside the Lucas County Jail

Corrections officers advocate for Issue 10 because they believe they have now is not what’s best for Lucas County.

Impact With Hope prepares donations for Florida

After members of our great northwest Ohio community donated a semi-truck full of items for hurricane victims, Impact With Hope said they are excited to get them down to Florida; but a lot needs to happen before then.

Gubernatorial candidate gets quizzed by local high school kids

The gubernatorial candidate ended up taking second behind the team of students John-David Heidt and Nolan Cramer in the trivia game based on Ohio history.

Neighbors learn about Toledo’s first medical marijuana dispensary

Toledo neighbors fired off questions for Green Thumb Industries Thursday night during a community watch The company currently operates 14 retail cannabis dispensaries five planned for Ohio.

TPD equipped to handle suspicious packages if sent to Toledo

WTOL 11 asked TPD how they would handle a situation like this if it ever happened here.

When will resurfacing end in Downtown Toledo

Drivers are starting to see road resurfacing projects wrap up throughout the area, but some, like those in Downtown Toledo seem to be stagnant, just awaiting the final touches.

Help Toledo police K-9′s win $5,000

Toledo Police’s K-9 Unit has been nominated for 1 of 8 2018 Aftermath K-9 grants. The grants support and reward the work of K-9 units across the country.

Oregon police officers rescue elderly woman, fix her window

Earlier this week, Oregon Police officers answered a call for help. Many are praising their efforts, saying they went above and beyond. However, they say they were just doing their jobs.

WTOL 11 wants to thank you northwest Ohio

There is a big thank you in order to the northwest Ohio community for making WTOL 11 and Impact with Hope’s “Sending Hope” drive, a major success.

Call 11 for Action: Local family-fun center, neighbors feud over stray paintballs

Some neighbors in Sylvania are furious and say paintballs from a local business are splattering all over their homes.

Family Focus: What parents need to know about RSV

As cold and flu season ramps up, there’s another virus that you need to know about, especially if you have young children. It’s called RSV, Respiratory Syncytial Virus.

Findlay drinking water safe, despite musty smell

Residents in the city of Findlay have been complaining about their tap water tasting and smelling a bit off. Which has led to some worry on social media. But, officials say the drinking water in the Flag City is safe.

Sylvania scavenger hunt celebrates red ribbon week

In honor of Red Ribbon Week, six red ribbons are placed at different locations all around the community, like Charlie’s ice cream.

Red light ticketing

A judge just ruled that 33,000 drivers have to be paid back.

How to accept the largest Mega Millions jackpot

There is $1.6 billion up for the taking. The numbers have been called, did you win?If so how will you claim your money?

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.

Toledo Safe Routes to School offers advice for getting to and from school

Following the death of a high school student on his way to school, Tuesday morning, WTOL 11 spokee with the experts on keeping our kids safe.

Drug take back to be held this weekend at several locations

Anyone with unused or expired medication are invited to drop them off for safe disposal at one of many locations in the area on Oct. 27.

3 Lucas County corrections officers suspended following August inmate escape

Three Lucas County corrections officers will be suspended without pay for their roles in a “bad release” that sent authorities scrambling to find accused bank robber Don Ellis in August, WTOL has learned.

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

The Jaylan Brock Triumph Youth Center will host Fremont teens once a week, offering lessons, games and prizes for attendance. The goal is to offer teens positive alternatives to being on the street and getting in trouble.

TPD: Missing woman found safe

Melvyn is described as a black male, standing at 5′5 and weighing 199 pounds. He was wearing an unknown top, jeans and slippers,

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

Studies show that car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the US between the ages 15 and 18.

Salvation Army accepting Christmas assistance applications

The program is designed to help families who qualify with food and toys for the holiday season. There are only a few days left to apply!

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

The race takes place on Saturday at 3 p.m. and starts at Timber Stone Jr. High (9000 W Sylvania Ave, Sylvania, OH 43560) and ends at Ice Industries (3810 Herr Rd. Sylvania, OH US 43560).

Several hope lotto luck strikes again in little Lyons

Your odds of winning is about 1 in 302,000,000 . While it may be small, some are taking the bet,but picking a particular store. A winning one in Lyons, Ohio.

Tent City helps the homeless

The goal of the event is to get the homeless back on their feet. It’s sponsored by the group 1 Matters and was first held in 1990.

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

his coming Monday, October 22 for two weeks through Monday, November 5, the ramp will be closed from southbound I-75 to Wooster St. (Exit 181) for ramp construction in Bowling Green.

Perrysburg High School seniors volunteer around the community

Perrysburg High School seniors got the chance to skip class for a special reason. The school held its second annual “Jackets Giving Back” day, which took students to 30 different spots in Northwest Ohio to volunteer.

Rossford Police Department pushing to buy body cameras

So far, the department has tested products from WatchGuard, Avon and Motorola. Officers believe the cameras are crucial to showing events from an officer’s perspective:

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

The “Werewolf of Defiance” is one of the those local legends that sounds like the beginning of a classic horror movie.

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.