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The Blade - Toledo's breaking news, sports, and entertainment watchdog A Pulitzer Prize winner, The Blade covers Toledo's news, sports, weather and entertainment scene, including most of northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.

Masking fears or creating effective barriers? The debate rages on That’s the coronavirus question of the moment. It’s stirred an international debate, especially here in the United States, now…

I-75 to be closed at Erie Road exit this weekend — In case stay-at-home orders weren’t enough incentive, the Michigan Department of Transportation has another reason to avoid I-75 in…

New emotional support line created for those struggling during pandemic A new mental health program for Lucas County residents was launched Friday morning as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Lucas County COVID-19…

Dayton Dragons to fans: ‘This is a difficult time in our history’ Dayton Dragons to fans: ‘This is a difficult time in our history’.

Obi Toppin moves toward sweep of top national awards with another prestigious honor Obi Toppin joined a club that includes Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant and Zion Williamson…

Springboro seeking new boys basketball coach Kyle Youker will not return as Springboro High School's varsity boys basketball coach.

Dayton Flyers softball team devastated by unexpected ending Dayton Flyers softball team devastated by unexpected ending.

Three-year sentence for Lima teen in armed robbery LIMA - A 19-year-old Lima woman was sentenced Friday to three years in prison for her role in an organized plot to rob her former boyfriend at gunpoint.

DeWine: Small number of prisoners reviewed for early release COLUMBUS — Worried that coronavirus could take hold within Ohio's prison system despite early precautions, Gov. Mike DeWine said Friday he will ask judges…

Births - The Lima News Lima Memorial Health System. April 2 - Leighann and Jason Atchison, Lima, boy. Mercy Health-Saint Rita's Medical Center. April 1 - Hanna Brown and Andrew Neumeier, Delphos, girl.

Car Talk: Gasoline is not the lubricant Honda was looking for I own a 2014 Honda Accord LX, and it has been a very good car. So good that I am thinking about buying a new Accord. At least I was thinking about a new Accord until I started seeing stories about the engine oil being diluted by gasoline. This does not sound like a good situation, but I am wondering how bad it really is.

Columbus Set to Dock in UK on April 14 Cruise and Maritime Voyages’ Columbus is currently sailing on a 7,842 nautical mile repatriation voyage directly back to the UK, with 907 passengers includin…

Grandbridge Strengthens Columbus Loan Origination Team Commercial mortgage veteran Kenneth Bowen brings almost four decades of experience to his new position.

Hit-and-run accident results in Columbus woman’s death COLUMBUS - Authorities say deputies found and arrested a man suspected of leaving the scene near Columbus after his pickup truck fatally struck a woman walking on a street. The 56-year-old man was driving west a little before 1 a.m. Thursday when the woman was struck about a mile east of Columbus.

City of Columbus golf course remaining closed through at least May 1 Golf course owned and managed by the City of Columbus will remain closed through at least May 1 as part of the governor's stay-at-home order. "COVID-19 is a contagious respiratory illness that does not discriminate: anyone exposed can be infected.

Columbus Subway restaurants adding sneeze guards at registers as coronavirus precautions If you visit a Subway restaurant in Columbus, you will notice a new precaution meant to protect customers and workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Subway is adding sneeze guards at registers to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Photos: Life In Columbus During Coronavirus As Ohio's stay-at-home order is now stretching out until May, many of us getting used to a new way of life where venturing out for errands, socializing,.

UPDATE: Columbus police investigating overnight murder on Maplewood Dr. Police Investigates incident on Maplewood Drive in Columbus.

Get your car featured in The Lima News The Lima News publishes photographs of vintage cars, 20 years or older, free of charge in Real Wheels. It is easy to get your car featured:. - Mail: Real Wheels, Newsroom: Merri Hanjora, The Lima News, 3515 Elida Road, Lima, OH 45807. - Email: [email protected]

Convoy man who participated in organized abuse of young girl is sentenced LIMA - A Convoy man initially charged with rape in an organized sexual assault - along with the husband-and-wife duo of Jay and Christy Holliday - of an underage female was sentenced Friday to 4 1/2 years in prison.

Ohio closes Hocking Hills State Park due to social distancing concerns amid coronavirus CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources said it would close Hocking Hills State Park and its trails at sunset Friday because of concerns that hikers would be unable to stay far enough apart to prevent spread of the coronavirus.

Ohio reporting 410 new cases of COVID-19; 3,312 total Statewide, there have been 91 deaths, including 12 in Mahoning County; 7 in Trumbull; and 5 in Columbiana, the latter of which includes more current figures from local health officials.

Coronavirus: 91 deaths, 3,312 cases reported in Ohio On Thursday, DeWine and Acton extended a stay-at-home order through May 1. The order also included new provisions, including one that created a dispute resolution process for when different health departments come to different conclusions on non-essential businesses.

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