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Toledo Legal News - News Four from the Mahoning Valley indicted for firearms crimes


Four people from the Mahoning Valley were indicted in federal court on firearms charges, and, in some cases, drug trafficking charges.

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Consumer alert: What consumers should know about short-term health plans

New rules from the federal government are increasing the availability of temporary health insurance products known as short term health plans. Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment is urging Ohio consumers to review and consider the specifics of short-term, limited duration plans prior to purchase. Because of the changes at the federal level, the Department has been fielding a number of inquiries and questions related to these products.

Date Published: November 16, 2018

Erin Pettegrew named Department of Aging’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Ohio Department of Aging Director Beverley Laubert recently appointed Erin Pettegrew as the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman. Pettegrew has served as acting State Ombudsman since December 2017. As State Long-term Care Ombudsman, Pettegrew will continue to promote person-centered care for all of Ohio’s long-term care consumers, putting them at the heart of all care decisions and giving them a voice about what care they receive, from whom, when and where.

Date Published: November 16, 2018

ODNR awards more than $4.4 million in grants for park projects

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has approved more than $4.4 million in project funding through the NatureWorks grant program, which will be used to improve outdoor recreational opportunities for Ohioans across the state.

Date Published: November 16, 2018

Rockets' home game vs. CMU on Nov. 23 to kick at noon

Toledo's regular-season finale vs. Central Michigan on Friday, Nov. 23 will kick off at noon at the Glass Bowl, the Mid-American Conference announced. The game will not be televised but will be streamed live on ESPN3.

Date Published: November 16, 2018

Toledo baseball: winter camps info

The University of Toledo baseball team has three different options for winter baseball camps this December.

Date Published: November 16, 2018

“To bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance”

Eleven people dead, four wounded during Shabbat morning services at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Stunned, saddened, sick at heart, a nation struggles once again to make sense of the senseless.

Date Published: November 16, 2018

Rockets travel to Kent State looking to gain bowl eligibility

With just two games left in the regular season, Toledo is looking for a victory at Kent State this Thursday (6:00 p.m./CBSSN) in order to gain bowl eligibility for the ninth consecutive season. The Rockets (5-5, 3-3 MAC) need to defeat the Golden Flashes or Central Michigan in the regular-season finale on Nov. 23 in order to reach the minimum bowl requirement of six wins.

Date Published: November 15, 2018

Before handing over the keys, make sure your teen knows the rules

The Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment and John Born, Director of the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS), which includes the Ohio State Highway Patrol are encouraging all parents not to hand over the keys until their teens know the rules of the road.

Date Published: November 14, 2018

How to grow your 529 plan as your child grows: kindergarten – elementary school

Along with our age-based investment options, Ohio’s 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage, offers age-based savings strategies for parents who want to select their own 529 investment options. No matter how old your child is, Ohio’s 529 Plan has guidance on what to do at this current stage of their lives. For it’s never too early and never too late to save for their higher education. In this second article in a six-part series, Ohio’s 529 Plan shares recommendations on what steps to take to build a 529 college savings account from when your child first heads off to elementary school.

Date Published: November 14, 2018

Rock-and-roll scholar analyzes Beatles’ White Album as psychedelic music

To mark the 50th anniversary of what is widely known as the White Album, an English literary and rock-and-roll scholar at The University of Toledo argues the 30-song double album released in November 1968 titled “The Beatles” coherently showcases the fruits of shared psychedelic experiences between Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.

Date Published: November 14, 2018

Rockets ice Penguins, 188-105

The University of Toledo women's swimming and diving team won, 188-105, over Youngstown State on Saturday, Nov. 3, in the Rockets' final dual meet of the fall. The Rockets earned 15 event victories and registered 26 top-three finishes. The meet was highlighted by freshman diver Joelle Gallais hitting the NCAA zone "C" qualifying mark in the 1- and 3-meter diving events.

Date Published: November 14, 2018

Ohio employers receive $695,000 in workplace safety grants

Thirty Ohio employers will share $695,144 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses.

Date Published: November 13, 2018

Rockets fall at Northern Illinois, 38-15

Sophomore quarterback Eli Peters completed 26-of-47 passes for 264 yards, but Toledo could not keep pace in a 38-15 loss at Northern Illinois last Wednesday night.