Tigers send down left-hander Soto, call up lefty Hall

Sports 05/26/19, 11:38

The Detroit Tigers have sent left-hander Gregory Soto to Triple-A Toledo and called up lefty Matt Hall.Detroit made the moves Sunday before playing the New York Mets. The Tigers used seven pitchers Saturday in a 5-4 loss in 13 innings.The 24-year-old Soto is 0-2 with an 11.20 ERA in four ...

Update: Doctor’s family says reports of abuse painful

U.S. 05/21/19, 08:37

The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The family of a now-dead Ohio State team doctor who's accused of sexually abusing more than 150 male students says it's heartbreaking to see the pain so many have suffered. A new statement released Monday night ...

Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse

U.S. 05/21/19, 05:25

Administrators at Ohio State University should release the names of all coaches, trainers and personnel who knew of but failed to act on complaints about a now-dead team doctor who sexually abused male students for nearly two decades, said attorneys for some of the victims.They also are calling on the ...

Inmate charged in fatal ‘Angel of Death’ prison beating

U.S. 05/03/19, 16:23

An inmate serving time for a series of burglaries was charged Friday in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer who was dubbed the "Angel of Death" after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky.The indictment comes two years after Donald Harvey died following ...

Tigers put Zimmermann on injured list with elbow strain

Sports 04/26/19, 17:07

Right-hander Jordan Zimmermann was put on the 10-day injured list by the Detroit Tigers because of a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow.Detroit recalled right-hander Zac Reininger from Triple-A Toledo before Friday's series opener at the Chicago White Sox.Zimmerman left Thursday night's game in Boston before the bottom ...

Competing proposals could dictate sports betting in Ohio

Sports 04/17/19, 08:03

Ohio's lawmakers will spend the coming months debating the future and shape of sports betting in the state.Two competing proposals have been proposed in the Legislature within recent weeks that would legalize wagering on sports.Among the details to be worked out are where bets could be made in-person and how ...

Autoworker upheaval: Families split, children left behind

U.S. 03/03/19, 08:28

Hundreds of workers at four General Motors plants slated to close this year are facing a painful choice: Take the company's offer to work at another factory — possibly hundreds of miles away — even if that means leaving behind their families, their homes and everything they've built. Or stay ...

No. 25 Buffalo shakes off poor start, beats Toledo 88-82

Sports 02/15/19, 21:21

Nick Perkins matched his career high with 26 points — hitting four 3-pointers in the second half — to help No. 25 Buffalo beat Toledo 88-82 on Friday night.The Bulls (22-3, 10-2 Mid-American Conference) fell behind 10-0 and 17-4 in the first half, but Toledo (20-5, 8-4) never came all ...

GM plant closings will hit parts suppliers far and wide

Business 02/02/19, 08:30

The impact from General Motors' big restructuring this year will be felt beyond the five North American factories that are slated to close in the coming months.Thousands of jobs at auto parts suppliers and other industry-related positions also are at stake.Already, two employers with 300 workers in Ohio intend to ...

WWII vet who got degree delayed by nearly 7 decades has died

U.S. 01/11/19, 14:01

A funeral home and a family friend say a World War II veteran from Ohio who received his college degree last spring nearly 70 years after he last sat in a classroom has died.Newcomer Funeral Home in Toledo says Bob Barger died Wednesday. He was 97. ...

Harris’ 34 leads No. 19 Buffalo to 110-80 win over Toledo

Basketball 01/08/19, 22:37

Coach Nate Oats put together a challenging non-conference schedule in order to toughen up Buffalo for the start of the regular season.It's showing.After spending the past two months knocking off the likes of West Virginia, Syracuse and San Francisco, the No. 19 Bulls have begun rolling over their Mid-American Conference ...

Was that a bed bug on my couch? This app has the answer

U.S. 12/30/18, 10:21

Just the thought of a bed bug infestation is enough to make you start scratching and tossing out furniture.A new app created by a researcher at Ohio State University has the answers and information on what to do next.The app funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

Weed that sprouted holiday cheer mysteriously uprooted

Amazing 12/28/18, 10:56

A street corner weed that had been decked out with Christmas lights and brought out holiday goodwill in Ohio has apparently met an early demise. WTVG-TV in Toledo reports that someone pulled out the "Christmas weed" early Friday morning and drove off with it in his trunk. The weed had become a ...

Roadside weed decorated for Christmas sprouts holiday cheer

U.S. 12/20/18, 10:30

A street corner weed decked out with Christmas lights and ornaments is sprouting holiday goodwill in Ohio.It's known as the "Christmas weed" in Toledo, and it started when one family decorated it with just a little tinsel and garland nearly two weeks ago.But the sad and scraggly weed has grown ...

Ogunbowale, Notre Dame bounce back, topping Toledo 72-56

Sports 12/08/18, 15:01

Arike Ogunbowale scored 22 points as No. 2 Notre Dame topped Toledo 72-56 on Saturday, bouncing back after its loss to Connecticut last weekend.Jessica Shepard scored 16 points and had eight rebounds. Jackie Young had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Irish (8-1), who pulled away after leading by ...

FCC: Company created fake accounts, misused funds to buy jet

U.S. 10/24/18, 08:06

A telecommunications company faces a potential $63 million fine for misusing government money meant to help low-income people get phone and internet service and instead spending it on a yacht and private jet, federal regulators said.The Federal Communications Commission accused Toledo-based American Broadband and Telecommunications Co. of creating fake accounts ...

Mystery solved? Shipwreck may be oldest found in Lake Erie

U.S. 10/04/18, 18:23

Shipwreck hunters who spent eight days this summer unearthing and examining the remains of a schooner in Lake Erie in Ohio think it's most likely a sailing ship that sank nearly two centuries ago.That would make the wreckage the oldest ever found in the shallowest of the Great Lakes.But there's ...

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