Sunday, December 8 2013 8:30 AM EST2013-12-08 13:30:02 GMT
This week, Nicole Collier joins Jerry to dig deeper into the murder of 18-month-old Elaina Steinfurth.More >>
This week, Nicole Collier joins Jerry to dig deeper into the murder of 18-month-old Elaina Steinfurth. Hear new details of the case from Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates and Toledo Police Caption Brad Weis just days after Steven King and Angela Steinfurth accepted plea deals in the case.More >>
A west Toledo man is recovering after being shot during an attempted burglary overnight, but he will be charged for his involvement.More >>
FOSTORIA, OH (Toledo News Now) -
The Fostoria police department received a report of an attempted child abduction occurring on South Town Street near the railroad crossing Wednesday morning.
Around 11 a.m. a grandmother walking with her 5-year-old-grandson observed a white van with no windows stop. Paulette Barchus told police a black male got out of the vehicle and approached her grandson and tried grabbing him.
Police say Barchus, who is guardian of her grandson, grabbed him and started kicking the male to get him to let go of her grandson. The male did let go and got back into his vehicle and sped off southbound towards the south end of town.
"I knew I had to do something to help my grandson," Barchus said. "My heart was beating a mile a minute."
The pair was unhurt but scared. A second witness observed the vehicle and reported it turned southbound on Columbus Avenue towards Lytle Street.
Black male, thin build, approximately 6 feet tall, mid-20s, short hair to bald, clean shaven, wearing faded blue jeans with a rip across the left knee, heather gray T-shirt, black tennis shoes.
White older model van with no windows. Possibly a Ford full-size van. No identifying marks.
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the Fostoria Police Department at 419-435-8573.
Saturday, December 7 2013 9:19 PM EST2013-12-08 02:19:21 GMT
The Texas Department of Transportation or TxDOT is still monitoring East Texas roads. Several trucks spent the day in Van Zandt County fighting sleet and freezing rain. Along I20 near Canton, you'll findMore >>
The Texas Department of Transportation or TxDOT is still monitoring East Texas roads.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 10:12 PM EST2013-12-08 03:12:35 GMT
The East Texas man competing in the national Salvation Army bell ringing contest is officially a winner. Andre Thompson and the two other remaining contestants decided to end the competition in a tie afterMore >>
The East Texas man competing in the national Salvation Army bell ringing contest is officially a winner.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 7:31 PM EST2013-12-07 00:31:34 GMT
6 East Texas restaurants scored top marks in the latest inspections period. In Tyler: Taco Bell/Long John Silver's #28285, at 7425 South Broadway. Perfect score. Honey Tree, at 211 Shelley Drive. PerfectMore >>
6 East Texas restaurants had perfect scores in the latest inspections period.More >>