Chris Vickers, WTOL 11

Chris Vickers


Toledo, OH, United States

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Past articles by Chris:

First Alert Forecast: Cool Thursday ahead of record-breaking heat

Take a look at the complete First Alert Forecast from WTOL. → Read More

St. Jude saving more lives in the fight against cancer

Tickets now available to win the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway → Read More

New York investigating National Rifle Association’s finances

The NRA has clashed repeatedly with New York elected officials aiming to curb the organization’s influence. → Read More

First Alert Forecast: Hot and humid today and the heat index could reach the 90s

Today's First Alert Weather Forecast for Toledo and beyond. → Read More

First Alert Forecast: 80s Return Next Week

Today's First Alert Weather Forecast for Toledo and beyond. → Read More

Senator Maureen Walsh receives ‘about 1,700’ decks of cards after nurse comments

Walsh said she would donate the cards to nursing homes and veterans' and senior centers. → Read More

Search for 14-year-old Ohio boy now a ‘criminal investigation’; officials have spoken to ‘person of interest’

Investigators say 14-year old Jonathan Minard was last seen on Apr. 13. → Read More

Giuliani: Trump lawyers finishing rebuttal to the Mueller report

The rebuttal is expected to be published within hours of the release of the redacted Mueller report on Thursday. → Read More

Dog rescued while swimming 135 miles off Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land. A worker on the rig belonging to Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Vitisak Payalaw, said on his Facebook page that the dog was sighted last Friday swimming toward the platform. The crew managed to rescue the dog by… → Read More

First Alert Forecast: A few showers, warmer weather this afternoon

A warmer breeze will increase into the afternoon with highs into the 60s. → Read More

Five Cuyahoga County Corrections officers indicted for charges including excessive force and falsifying records

The indictments cover three separate incidents that took place between July of 2018 and March of 2019. → Read More

Magician David Blaine under investigation for sexual assault allegations

The report said one of the allegations may fall outside the statute of limitations because it goes back to 1998. → Read More

Attorney Michael Avenatti arrested for extortion and bank wire fraud

According to a reporter at CBS, Avenatti tried to extort Nike by threatening to release damaging information about the company if it didn’t pay millions to him and his client. → Read More

Lori Loughlin gets ‘Full House’ co-star’s support in college admissions scandal

Actress Candace Cameron Bure says "family sticks together no matter what," in what seems a sign of support for "Fuller House" co-star Lori Loughlin, who has been charged in an alleged college admissions scandal. → Read More

Proposal: $55 million annually for public transportation

The state Senate approved the amount this week as the GOP-controlled chamber passed the budget, which includes a 6-cent per gallon increase in the state gas tax. → Read More

Grandmother’s prayer closet only thing left standing after tornado demolishes Alabama home

LEE COUNTY, Ala. — In times like these, it's sometimes hard to see the goodness in the midst of chaos and destruction. Mother nature brought a dangerous E4- tornado through Lee County, Alabama earlier this month, destroying anything in its path. But there's one story of survival that has gone viral online. Jason Smith told 11Alive he went to the areas affected by the storm as a Chaplain with the… → Read More

Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist for months

Thousands were forced from their homes in Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri. The damage is estimated at $3 billion. That figure is expected to rise. → Read More

Gun safe recalled because lock can fail, allowing access to guns

A bolt malfunction means someone can open the safe without a key or combination. → Read More

Trump says DOJ summary on Mueller report shows ‘complete and total exoneration’

President Donald Trump is touting the Justice Department's summary of special counsel Robert Mueller findings, saying "it was a shame" the nation had to go through the investigation. → Read More

MillerCoors sues Anheuser-Busch over corn syrup ads

A fight between beer giants escalated after MillerCoors filed a lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch that accused its rival of trying to "frighten" consumers into switching to Bud Light with "misleading" Super Bowl ads. → Read More