Wednesday, December 11 2013 11:00 AM EST2013-12-11 16:00:55 GMT
A few light snow showers today with minimal accumulations from a dusting up to 1'', mainly along the Ohio/Michigan border.More >
A few light snow showers today with minimal accumulations from a dusting up to 1'', mainly along the Ohio/Michigan border. Mostly cloudy and cold. Highs in the low to mid-20s this afternoon with wind chills in the teens.More >
Four people are facing charges after a massive fight broke out in the streets of Tiffin over the weekend.More >
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
workers and their unions are campaigning against two city council candidates
just two weeks before the election.
of the unions say Larry Sykes and Adam Martinez don't have the interests of
working people at heart.
Sykes has actively tried to sub out the least-paid workers here in the Toledo
Public School system," said Mark Sobczak, of the Teamsters Local 20. "He's
trying to sub out the food service, and again, these are the least paid in the
rally was held in front of the TPS administration building. Larry Sykes is
currently a school board member. He showed up for the TPS board meeting but
declined to comment on the rally.
unions say Martinez, currently a city council member, voted to nullify
collective bargaining agreements.
than force the administration to go back and bargain hard with the unions and
get the deals that they needed to get to move the city forward, they took the
easy road out and they voted to nullify contracts," Sobczak said. "That's
against all the principles we as working people stand for."
is endorsed by the Democratic Party and says he's surprised by the union
members' stance against him.
once did they ever come to me and ask me why I voted that way, so I thought we
had a good relationship and I thought it was a two-way communication," Martinez
said. "For them to do this without at least talking to me and hearing my side of
it is a little disingenuous."
Tuesday, December 10 2013 10:27 PM EST2013-12-11 03:27:25 GMT
Family and friends are mourning a gifted athlete and a bright light taken too soon.Tributes poured in Tuesday for Rebecca "Becca" Lueke, 18, who was killed Monday morning in a crash on an icy highway inMore >
Family and friends are mourning a gifted athlete and a bright light taken too soon. Tributes poured in Tuesday for Rebecca "Becca" Lueke, 18, who was killed Monday morning in a crash on an icy highway in the Northland.More >
The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa says a man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a...More >
The sign-language interpreter on stage at Nelson Mandela's globally broadcast memorial service was a faker who was just waving his arms around meaninglessly, advocates for the deaf said Wednesday.More >
Wednesday, December 11 2013 1:41 PM EST2013-12-11 18:41:15 GMT
Officials are incredibly tight lipped about a fire that claimed the lives of two children in Ray County.The fire was reported about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at a home in the 9600 block of Shach Creek Road, whichMore >
A distraught father described to KCTV5 Tuesday night his futile efforts to pull his two young sons from their burning bedroom. The children's mother was taken in for a mental evaluation after the fire occurred, authorities say.More >
Tuesday, December 10 2013 2:52 PM EST2013-12-10 19:52:31 GMT
Police are investigating after a man's girlfriend reporting him missing on Saturday. Gianfranco Villagomez-Saldana's girlfriend called Lawrence police about 7 p.m. when she hadn't heard from him. PoliceMore >
Authorities in Lawrence confirm a body found in the backyard of a home is that of a missing University of Kansas student.More >
Tuesday, December 10 2013 8:04 PM EST2013-12-11 01:04:08 GMT
Vandalism blocked a sewer line in Grain Valley, and that caused big issues for several homeowners.The city says someone poured concrete into the sewer line. As a result, several homes saw water seep throughMore >
Vandalism poured concrete into a sewer line in Grain Valley, and that caused big issues for several homeowners.More >
Wednesday, December 11 2013 10:25 AM EST2013-12-11 15:25:05 GMT
Police are searching for a missing Roeland Park woman who suffers from a mental condition. Sandra K. Herron-Burns, 43, was last seen Monday at a Price Chopper in Roeland Park. She is described as a whiteMore >
Police are searching for a missing Roeland Park woman who suffers from a mental condition.More >