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Shooting victim Abriel Ruiz
Toledo Police are searching for a shooting suspect and are asking for your help. According to police Abriel Ruiz was shot with a handgun outside of Panama J's bar in south Toledo on September 3, at 1:35More >
According to police Abriel Ruiz was shot with a handgun outside of Panama J's bar in south Toledo on September 3, at 1:35 AM.More >
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The University of Toledo is now at the center of an investigation over its handling of a sex assault case. More >
The University of Toledo is now at the center of an investigation over its handling of a sex assault case. The victim at the center of the case in question is speaking to WTOL Investigator Ashley James about her harrowing ordeal.More >
in Point Place are stepping up and working with police to put an end to crime
in the area.
was held Wednesday with Toledo and Washington Township police present to help
residents figure out how they can combat recent crime. Many residents at the
meeting say they were there because they've been a victim of crime, or know
someone who has.
we do better? What can we do to help our neighbors? How can we help the
community?" asked Kellie Schlachter, owner of DK Treasures.
says she's noticed more and more neighbors posting about break-ins and theft on
100 people attended the forum Wednesday to share their concerns with police and
it shows other parts of Toledo that community services, block watch, when
citizens come together, things get done," said Toledo Police Deputy Chief
say the most important things people can do are be alert, know their neighbors,
keep their homes well-lit, and trim shrubs around their house so windows and doors
are visible to others. They also say a new community service officer has been
assigned to the area and will help cut down on crime.
want a better way to keep our community safe so people come here and build
businesses and move here," Schlachter said.
say they hope to make meetings like Wednesday's a more regular occurrence.