Officer Shot and Killed, Suspect Found Dead in Ohio

Toledo Officer Anthony Dia was shot in the chest just after midnight in the parking lot of a Home Depot, and later pronounced dead at a hospital, Police Chief George Kral said at a news conference.

Witnesses told police the man shot the officer with a handgun and then went into a wooded area. At some point, officers heard a single gunshot coming from the woods, Kral said. The gunman, only described as a 57-year-old white male, was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound to the head around 3:15 a.m.

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President Trump Hits Campaign Trail in Toledo January 9

  President Donald Trump is hitting the 2020 campaign trail with Toledo being his first stop in the New Year. Trump will visit Toledo’s Huntington Center on January 9. The registration form is here. You may only register up two (2) tickets per mobile number per event. All tickets are…

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Toledo City Officials Not Enforcing Law Concerning Sexually Oriented Businesses, Resident Says They are Contributing to Human Trafficking

Citizens for Community Value’s President Aaron Baer and City Light Church Pastor George Williams held a press conference along with Toledo-area residents who live and work in the red light district. They had hoped to announce a sexually-oriented business operating illegally in their midst was being forced to close. Unfortunately, their pleas have fallen on mostly deaf ears. A daycare owner located near the strip club said the city officials are contributing to human trafficking.

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Pro-Lifers Celebrate After Controversial Toledo Clinic Halts Surgical Abortions

Toledo’s last-remaining surgical abortion clinic will stop providing the procedure as of September 10 after Terrie Hubbard, the owner and operator of Capital Care Network of Toledo, returned her ambulatory surgical facility license to the Ohio Department of Health.

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Lucas County Commissioner Allegedly Cursed Out Trump Supporters Before Warren Campaign Event

  A pro-Trump group in Toledo, Ohio has accused Lucas County Commissioner Pete Gerken of cursing out Trump supporters before an appearance in the area by presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). The group, Toledoans for Trump, initially made the accusation on Facebook after hosting a “Trump Sign Wave” outside…

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Republicans Point Out How Elizabeth Warren Would Kill 300K Jobs in Ohio as She Pushes Radical Trade Policy During Toledo Visit

Elizabeth Warren talks while President Trump creates jobs, the Republican National Committee said in response to the Democratic presidential candidate’s remarks in Toledo on Monday.

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Ohio Budget Bill Aims to Invalidate Lake Erie Bill of Rights

  A provision in the recently passed Ohio budget could negate the Lake Erie Bill of Rights (LEBOR) and end the ability of citizens to file lawsuits on behalf of ecosystems. In February, voters in Toledo passed a citizen-led initiative to grant the Lake Erie Ecosystem, Lake Erie, and the Lake…

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Federal Judge Calls Motion to Have Lake Erie Named as Party in Lawsuit ‘Unusual’ and ‘Meritless’

  A federal judge in Ohio has dismissed a motion to name Lake Erie, a body of water, as a party in an ongoing lawsuit, calling the request “unusual” and “meritless.” As The Ohio Star previously reported, Toledo voters overwhelming approved of the controversial Lake Erie Bill of Rights in…

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Toledo Superintendent Who Makes $195K Annually Used School Funds for Personal Expenses, Audit Finds

  A report released Tuesday by Ohio State Auditor Keith Faber revealed that Toledo City School District Superintendent Dr. Romules Durant used school money for personal expenses. According to the report, Durant used the district’s money to make several “improper purchases,” including $32 for alcohol, $396 for gas, $71 for…

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Ohio Farmer Sues After Lake Erie Bill of Rights Easily Passes

Toledo voters overwhelmingly approved of the controversial Lake Erie Bill of Rights during a special election Tuesday night, but a local former has already filed a lawsuit against it. According to the Toledo Blade, voters approved of the referendum by a 61-39 margin. As The Ohio Star reported Tuesday, the…

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Toledo Ballot Proposition Would Extend Legal Rights of Constitution to Inanimate Body of Water

Voters in Toledo, Ohio went to the polls Tuesday to decide the fate of a “Lake Erie Bill of Rights” ballot proposition, which would extend the legal rights of the Ohio Constitution to an inanimate object. The referendum is the result of a years-long effort to clean up Lake Erie…

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February 13th: Concerned Parents and Grassroots Organization Call for School Choice in Response To Failing Public Schools in Ohio

On February 13th, the Citizens for Community Values will join with a group of concerned parents to hold a press conference, imploring the Ohio legislature to expand access to EDChoice Scholarships. Since 2005, EdChoice scholarships have existed been a statewide initiative that gives students the opportunity to receive scholarships to attend private…

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As US Economy Swells, Ohio Gets Left Behind

2018 was one of the best economic years for America in decades. The coup de grâce came in December with a jobs report that shattered the most generous expectations by more than double. 312,000 new jobs were added to the US economy. While unemployment rose slightly, this was primarily due to…

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Ohio Man Who Pledged Support to ISIS Arrested for Plotting ‘Physical Jihad’

Ohio-based federal authorities announced Monday that they have arrested two people involved in planning separate terrorist attacks in the state, one of whom was a convert to Islam and another who was considering an attack on a pipeline. FBI Acting Special Agent in Charge Jeff Fortunato said during a Monday…

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