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8/13/2014 12:51 PM
Corrections officer accused of assault fired
A corrections officer at the Lucas County jail was fired this week after a woman who had been booked then released from the jail told police he offered her a ride home then sexually assaulted her.

8/13/2014 12:34 PM
Councilmen plan to move forward with study
A group of five Toledo councilmen announced plans today to push ahead with a study that could off-load Toledo’s water system onto a city-county board.

8/13/2014 10:08 AM
Revised report improves TPS scores
Revised school report cards released by the state this morning for Toledo Public Schools show that data scrubbing had little effect on test scores in 2012 and 2013, and in most cases the revisions actually improved scores for TPS schools.

8/13/2014 11:28 AM
Thunderstorms help fight wildfires in Northwest
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Overnight thunderstorms dampened some Northwest wildfires on Wednesday, but lightning threatened to spark more flames as hot, dry weather was forecast to return by the weekend.

8/13/2014 9:53 AM
Shot pregnant woman gives birth in L.A.
SOUTH EL MONTE, Calif. — Los Angeles County authorities say a pregnant woman who was shot several times has given birth.

8/13/2014 9:33 AM
Man killed near University of Cincinnati
CINCINNATI — Police say a 28-year-old man was found fatally shot on the front lawn of a home a few blocks from the University of Cincinnati campus.

8/13/2014 9:20 AM
At least 2 train cars derail in Alps
GENEVA — Swiss police say at least two train cars have derailed in the Alps after a landslide on the tracks. One carriage was hanging off a steep ravine.

8/13/2014 8:57 AM
Pope appeals to UN to end Iraq tragedy
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has written to the U.N. secretary-general appealing for “action to end the humanitarian tragedy now underway” against Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq.

8/13/2014 8:22 AM
Egypt's ousted Mubarak defends his rule
CAIRO — Egypt’s deposed President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday denied that he ordered protesters killed during an uprising in 2011, in his first lengthy speech to a court as his year-old retrial draws to an end.