President Donald Trump to Visit Toledo Monday

President Donald Trump to Visit Toledo Monday

President Donald Trump will make a campaign stop at Toledo Express Airport in Toledo, Ohio, on Monday September 21, 2020.  Monday’s event dubbed the Great American Comeback Event will mark 43 days until the presidential election.  Time: Doors open at 4 p.m., the rally starts at 7 p.m.  Location: Grand Aire at 11777 West Service Road in Swanton, Ohio. Tickets: https://www.donaldjtrump.com/events/ Lucas County Democrats plan to hold a counter protest: 

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3-year old Braylen Noble found dead in pool after extensive 6 day search

Braylen Noble was a 3 year-old non-verbal autistic boy who went missing on September 4th from his home at 3415 Gibraltar Heights Drive in Toledo, Ohio. According to police Braylen’s mother, Dajnae Cox, initially claimed that he may have fallen out of a third story window.  Braylen was first reported missing by his grandmother who was staying in the apartment with his mother at the time of his disappearance. Braylen was found 6-days later on September 9, 2020 in the drain of the Gibraltar Heights Apartment’s pool. The pool had been searched several times prior to Braylen’s body being discovered

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Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz Declares Masks Mandatory in all Public Places

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz issued a declaration Thursday that “all residents of Toledo should wear face coverings when in public”. While this declaration is not a legal mandate, the Toledo City Council is working on an ordinance that would make wearing masks in public mandatory, that ordinance will be voted on next Tuesday 7/14.  Local Media Sources: https://www.toledoblade.com/local/Coronavirus/2020/07/09/toledo-mayor-issues-declaration-that-residents-should-wear-masks-in-public/stories/20200709087 https://www.wtol.com/article/news/local/toledo-mayor-declares-masks-mandatory-public/512-a61604dc-c5d4-4970-8c8a-68cb373221ec. https://www.13abc.com/content/news/Mayor-All-residents-should-wear-face-coverings-in-public-enclosed-spaces-571691481.html

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Toledo Police Officer Killed In The Line Of Duty

Officer Anthony Dia 26, was shot and killed while responding to a “check the safety call” at 12:11 a.m. on July 4th, regarding an intoxicated man in the parking lot of the Home Depot hardware store located at 1035 W Alexis Rd, Toledo, Ohio. Officer Dia was shot in the chest with a single round by 57-year old Edward Henry, Dia succumbed to his injuries a short time later at the Toledo Hospital. Henry fled into the nearby woods while being pursued by police K9 and aerial assets, police heard a gunshot around 3 a.m. and found Henry’s body a

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Mud Hens 2020 Season Cancelled due to COVID-19

The Toledo Mud Hens 2020 season has been cancelled.  A message on the Toledo Mud Hen’s website explains that “Major League Baseball (MLB) informed Minor League Baseball (MiLB) that it will not provide its affiliate Minor League teams with players for the 2020 season. As a result, there will be no Minor League Baseball season in 2020”.  In a heartfelt statement the Mud Hen’s explain why it happened and what they miss about baseball. Fifth Third Field was reportedly expecting to welcome its 10 millionth guest this season.   Source: https://www.milb.com/toledo/news/minor-league-baseball-season-canceled

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Lucas County COVID-19 Numbers July 2, 2020

Lucas County Cases: 2577  Lucas County Confirmed Cases: 2378 Probable Cases: 199 Confirmed Deaths: 247 Probable Deaths: 38 Lucas County Deaths: 285 Source: https://lucascountyhealth.com/coronavirusupdates/  

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Toledo Records 1 Murder Every 2-Days in June

The City of Toledo recorded 11 murders between June 6, and July 1. An average of one murder every two days. During the same month Toledo experienced unusually high temperatures. There is a documented correlation between high temperatures and spikes in crime.  Toledo Weather June 2020  Reference: https://www.13abc.com/content/news/Toledo-murder-rate-jumps-in-June-571593651.html

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4 Toledo City Council Member’s Arrested by FBI in Bribery Investigation

Toledo City Council Member’s Tyrone Riley, Yvnone Harper, Larry Sykes, and Gary Johnson were arrested today by the FBI for allegedly accepting bribes for official acts. The FBI began its investigation in March 2018 after receiving a tip from a local business owner who was arrested for immigration violations. FBI agents were present at the Toledo city council offices at One Government Center.  Federal charges of bribery and extortion carry a maximum sentence of 10 years, and 20 years in prison, respectively.  The full complaint: FBI News Conference: 

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George Floyd Protest, May 30, 2020 – Toledo, Ohio

A non-violent protest in memory of Minneapolis police murder victim George Floyd turned ugly Saturday May 30th, 2020 when Toledo Police, in response to plastic bottles being thrown from the crowd of protesters, began firing tear gas and rubber bullets. By the end of the night, there were 10 arrests, and 3 injuries one police officer and two protesters. Please Enjoy our image gallery from the day of the protest. For licensing please contact [email protected] Feel free to repost our social media posts.

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Unmarked Toledo Police Vehicle hits Pedestrian

An unmarked Toledo Police Vehicle driven by a Toledo Police officer hit a pedestrian at Indiana and Heston in Central Toledo. https://www.wtol.com/article/news/pedestrian-struck-in-central-toledo/512-7a511632-cce7-465f-abad-f2b26c640a29  

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