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4 Toledo City Council Members In Custody Amid Bribery Probe

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say four Toledo City Council members and a private attorney took part in a bribery and extortion scheme that encouraged soliciting and/or accepting cash and other things of value from business owners in exchange for favorable votes on issues before the council. Tyrone Riley, Yvonne Harper, Larry Sykes, and… Read More

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Ohio Man Charged With Making Online Threat to Ocasio-Cortez

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio man has been charged in federal court for a Facebook post saying U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “should be shot.” The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cleveland says 41-year-old Timothy Ireland, of Toledo, was charged Friday with making interstate threats. An arrest warrant affidavit says U.S. Capitol Police received… Read More

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Ohio Man, Girlfriend Accused Of Plotting Violent Attack

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Federal prosecutors say an Ohio couple charged last month in a terrorism investigation is now accused of obtaining guns and explosives in a plot to kill others. The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced the indictments that include conspiracy charges against the pair from Toledo. Authorities in court documents filed… Read More