Crime

Convicted serial killer from Lorain, OH confesses to killing more than 90 people

A Lorain, Ohio man convicted of three murders has confessed he was involved in roughly 90 killings over 50 years, the Associated Press reports.

Homeowner charged with arson after house fire investigation

Police: Victim in central Toledo shooting is witness to weekend double homicide

Police ID man shot in central Toledo

Norwalk man sentenced to 20 years for sex trafficking

Florida man accused of poisoning co-worker’s drink with bodily fluid

Woman charged with animal cruelty after 44 dead dogs found in freezer

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Police confirm murder-suicide in death of Cleveland.com reporter, her uncle

Wagner family members arrested in execution-style murders of Pike Co., OH family

Toledo man charged in March shooting death

TPD looking for man wanted for felonious assault

TPD looking for truck seen in area where man was found dead

Defiance Co. police looking for 2 theft suspects who fled the scene following a pursuit

Suspect in west Toledo restaurant robbery is on the run

A west Toledo pizza restaurant is recovering after being robbed Sunday around 7:30 p.m.

Police looking for gunman who shot at SUV with 2 people inside

2 people were inside the vehicle at the time of the shooting, but no one was hurt.

TPD identifies double homicide victims, shooter still on the run

The shooting took place around 3 a.m. at the corner of Lewis and Sylvania.

1 shot, injured in Mulberry Park

One person is in the hospital after they were shot in a north Toledo park on Saturday afternoon

  Police investigating incidents of pumpkin-related vandalism

Toledo Police seek info on thefts from optical store

Police deem threat directed toward McTigue Elementary not credible after investigation

Erie Twp. resident sentenced to 7 years for assault

17-year-old in critical condition after shooting

Man arrested after allegedly trying to take over school bus, drive off with 41 kids

  Local business has 200K worth of cars stolen off property

"I hope you're proud of yourselves.The Corvette and the Escalade belonged to my father who's a cancer patient going through chemotherapy right now and those two vehicles were supposed to be sold to pay for medical expenses. And that money's gone.”

Suspect on the run after robbing Sylvania carry out

The female clerk working at the time said a man dressed in all black with his face covered walked in and pointed a small gun at her.

Voting in light of the opioid epidemic

Community leaders recognize it takes so many partners to fight the opioid epidemic. They know some of those people and organizations helping are also on the ballot. Some say it also goes beyond Issue One.

3 arrested, accused of pretending to collect money for 6-year-old with cancer

The suspects allegedly downloaded a picture of the girl from a local news website and went door-to-door asking for money.

Person shot in chest in central Toledo overnight

According to Toledo Police, the victim of the shooting was shot in the chest at the Gas and Shop near the intersection of N. Detroit and Central Ave. just after midnight on Saturday.

Driver that struck, killed teen siblings bound to Monroe Co. circuit court

The driver of a truck that struck and killed two siblings in Bedford Township was bound over to Monroe County circuit court on Friday.

No charges filed against man who shot hatchet-wielding attacker

Benjamin Hand shot and killed Bernard Neyland after he witnessed Neyland attacking Lakita Wilson with a hatchet in South Toledo back in June.

Toledo man indicted on murder charge

A Toledo man was indicted by a Lucas County grand jury on Friday after fatally shooting another man sitting in a van in north Toledo.

15-year-old Toledo girl reportedly assaulted while trick or treating

The girl said a suspect pulled her right arm behind her during the incident and threw her down on that same arm. She returned home and told her mother of the assault, and they went to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, where she was treated for a right elbow fracture.

Parole board again denies clemency for Tom Noe

As part of his application, Noe submitted a statement of responsibility and said in an interview that prison had served as a "good wakeup call." The board majority found this to not be the case.

Start High School teacher accused of assaulting student with baseball bat; teacher disputes claim

The teacher is currently on paid leave until the school’s internal investigation is complete. The matter is not under police investigation.

TPD seeks help to identify 3 men accused of breaking into auto shop

Investigators say the three left before actually taking anything.

Boy Scout official accused of producing child porn at Sandusky pool

The suspect admitted to having five terabytes of child porn on his computer.

Findlay police looking for 2 suspects after 2 victims assaulted, robbed

Police say the suspects physically assaulted the victims before making off with their wallets and debit cards.

Masked robber holds up Ohio bank on Halloween

The suspect did not produce a weapon and he left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police seek suspect in Western Baptist Church break-in, theft

Glass was broken on a rear glass block window on the Orchard Street church and the structure was entered. While inside, the suspect broke a classroom window and took a Dell laptop and an iPad.

14-year-old in critical condition after central Toledo shooting

Toledo police are investing a shooting in central Toledo that sent one person to a local hospital.

TPD looking for woman suspected of stealing credit card from 73-year-old

Police say the woman then used the card to make purchases at several stores in the area.

Man charged with attempted murder after a shooting in Monroe County

During the search of a Summerfield Road home, the 54-year-old male suspect was taken into custody. His identity is being withheld pending formal arraignment in 1st District Court.

Shooter remains on the loose after series of shootings in south Toledo

Toledo Police are investigating what they are calling a “rolling gun battle” in south Toledo on Saturday evening.

Person in hospital after being shot in south Toledo carryout parking lot

According to Toledo Police, the person was shot in the lower extremities and has non-life threatening injuries.

Troopers seize 13 lbs. of pot, 22 THC oil vials worth $32,355

Driver Sidney Starr Harris, 76, of Pontiac, Mich., and passenger, James Gregory Evans, Jr., 48, of Detroit, were charged with possession of marijuana, a third-degree felony.

  Breaking and entering, assault suspects sought

According to TPD, two men broke into the apartment and assaulted an occupant, and then stole money.The pair then fled on foot.If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.

Erie Twp. police looking for 4 men suspect of armed invasion

Police say the suspects told the couple, “You’d better cooperate. This is a robbery, don’t make it a homicide.”

Police investigating third shooting in east Toledo this week

Neighbors say they heard a dozen shots being fired before the man was found. This is the third shooting in east Toledo this week.

Troopers seize nearly $70,000 worth of heroin in Hancock County

Troopers stopped a 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan with West Virginia registration for a marked lanes violation on U.S. 68. A drug-sniffing canine indicated drugs were to the vehicle.

TPD on scene of north Toledo shooting

The shooting happened near Oakland Street and Franklin Avenue.

Supreme Court: Russell Adkins cannot be retried for 1982 murder

The high court’s ruling means the court of appeals overturning Adkins' guilty verdict will stand. Adkins has been acquitted and cannot be retried.

Woman accused of attempting to aid terrorist organizations

According to investigators, the woman said the money she was trying to send would have been sent to Al Qaeda.

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting TPD officer

Officers say the man was able to push an officer trying to get him into handcuffs, causing her to hit her head on a door jamb and lose consciousness.

74-year-old accused of rape, child sex charges

Prosecutors say explicit pictures of a five-year-old child were found on his phone.

TPD looking for suspect who broke into daycare

Police are looking for a suspect who was caught on camera breaking into a Toledo daycare.

TPD investigating second shooting in just few hours in east Toledo

Police say in both shootings the suspect is on the run and the victims are in the hospital in unknown conditions.

Husband leads police to wife’s remains in exchange for Xbox, other privileges

Pressure from family members, including the couple’s two daughters, encouraged the husband to confess, police say.

TPD investigating east Toledo shooting

Toledo police are investigating a shooting after a man was shot on the 1000 block of Sisson Drive in east Toledo near an apartment complex.

2 charged with aggravated burglary in Fostoria

Police say the men were still inside the home when police arrived.

No threat found at Walmart after Troopers assist Fremont police with active situation

Two OSHP crews are helping the Fremont police at the store, located on Ohio 53. Neither Fremont police nor Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office have released details.

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.

Toledo man sentenced to life in prison for 1-year-old girl’s death

Joshua Herron was sentenced to life for the death of his girlfriend's 1-year-old child.

Police looking for man, woman accused of using stolen credit cards

Police say the two are wanted for breaking into a vehicle on W. Bancroft and using the victim’s credit cards.

Police: Man broke into vehicle at Stranahan, used stolen credit cards

Police say a man broke into a vehicle at the Stranahan last month and used the stolen credit cards to make several purchases in the area.

1 injured in Monroe stabbing

The incident occurred at approximately 3 a.m. on the 500 block of East Fourth Street.

Oregon Police: Tire slashing suspect in custody

Rogelio Velez is lodged in the Lucas County jail and his vehicle has been impounded. Police noted if he is bonded out or otherwise released from jail, he will be on a GPS ankle monitor.

3 OH men arrested accused of child exploitation

An Oregon man was among those arrested after having a sexually-oriented conversation with who he thought was a 14-year-old but was really an undercover officer.

7 arrested in Defiance human trafficking investigation

Law enforcement officials in Defiance have arrested 7 people after an operation was conducted to deter human and sex trafficking in the city.

Student’s school essay leads to rape sentence for Fremont, OH man

“The class was asked, I believe, to write an essay pertaining to obstacles that they had overcome in their life and she had disclosed that she had been sexually abused as a child,” said Detective Sergeant Kenneth Arp with the Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office.

Findlay man arrested on drug charges after police search home

A 28-year-old Findlay man is in jail on drug charges after police performed a narcotics search warrant at his home on Thursday afternoon.

Police investigating Central Toledo shooting

Police say the victim was walking outside when he heard gunshots and was hit in the neck.

Man arrested for stealing wallet from 89-year-old while giving him a hug

Police say the man gave the victim a hug, stealing the victim's wallet in the process.

TPD seeks help from public to identify suspect in Pizza Hut robbery

In the video, a man is seen entering the store with a knife-like object in his hand. He has the cashier open the cash register and the man removes some of the cash.

No charges returned in 2 officer-involved fatal shootings

The cases involved a Dollar General robbery on July 21 during which an officer shot a robbery suspect and and incident on July 27 in which two officers shot and killed a man wanted for questioning after he confronted the officers with a handgun.

Ex-Perrysburg Heights Community Association president indicted on corruption, money laundering

Jason Craig, former Perrysburg Heights Community Association president, is facing charges of money laundering, corruption and and aggravated theft.

Man accused of stealing UT scooter

Police say it was obvious that the scooter was stolen because the credit card machine attached to the scooter had been broken off.

Woman charged in stabbing death of another woman in central Toledo

One woman was stabbed near Woodruff and Linwood Avenue near the Toledo Museum of Art.

34-year-old man accused of killing mother because she wouldn’t make him food

Investigators say the suspect was found covered in blood upon their arrival.

Ohio woman accused of using 3-year-old daughter to make child porn

Parker confessed to investigators that she would undress her daughter and leave her alone in a bedroom with her ex-boyfriend.

Anson Pharmacy in Temperance suspected of over dispensing

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs suspended the controlled substance license for the Anson Pharmacy.

Police identify man suspected of slashing woman’s tires, following her

The woman told police while she was stopped, the woman heard a noise and her tire indicators notified her that she had low air in one of her tires. Police say the woman noticed an older man get back into his vehicle behind her, then proceeded to follow her down the road.