Michelle Zepeda, WTOL 11

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Past articles by Michelle:

Former TPD officer takes stand in own trial

The former officer, accused of paying for sex with a minor, said he believed the teen was 19 at the time, and was trying to build her trust so she could become an informant for the police department. → Read More

Health department offering test strips to determine if fentanyl

A new program is offering test strips that will tell a drug user if and how much fentanyl is in the drug they are about to take in an aim to keep addicts alive and reduce overdoses. → Read More

Jury deliberations begin in murder trial

The teen's testimony on the stand could have jurors questioning who the real killer is. → Read More

Perrysburg Fire Department enters contest to win $5K

Does your family have an escape plan in the event there was ever a fire at your house? → Read More

Jury deliberation in The People vs. James Worley expected to beg

So far, the jury has seen close to 400 pieces of evidence and heard from dozens of witnesses. → Read More

State calls last witness in The People vs. James Worley

The state called one final witness on Wednesday, a witness that could help prove Worley's guilt. A woman who told the jury that she was the victim of a similar crime decades ago at Worley's hands.. → Read More

Trial of The People vs. James Worley moving more quickly than ex

The judge said witness testimony should be wrapping up by the end of next week, and jury deliberation could begin at the end of next week or the beginning of the following week. → Read More

Halfway through state witnesses in The People vs. James Worley

Some of the witnesses who have yet to testify are Mark Worley, James Worley's brother, and the coroner who performed Sierah Joughin's autopsy. → Read More

The People vs. James Worley: Crime scene investigators take the

Agents from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, who gathered evidence and tested DNA in this case, walked the jury through that process and what they took from James Worley's property. → Read More

Day two of testimony continues in The People vs. James Worley

The State is making their way through the nearly four dozen witnesses they plan to call to the stand along with the nearly 400 pieces of evidence. → Read More

First day of testimony begins in The People vs. James Worley

Sierah's boyfriend was the first witness called by the state. → Read More

Fulton County courthouse implementing new security measures for

This is a major trial for Fulton County. → Read More

Worley claims he isn't getting enough sleep on Day 4 of his tria

Worley told the judge he hasn't been able to get enough sleep at night at CCNO. → Read More

The People vs. James Worley: Individual questioning continues in

The topic of the questioning today was the jurors' views on the death penalty, and if they would be able to find the defendant guilty of aggravated murder if the evidence leads them to that conclusion → Read More

Jury selection continues in the trial of The People vs. James Wo

Tuesday marks the beginning of day two in the trial of The People vs. James Worley. → Read More

Toledo man sentenced 11 years behind bars after shooting teen

A Toledo man was sentenced Wednesday afternoon for fatally shooting his friend. → Read More

TFD training to take more active role in active shooter situatio

If we are faced with an active shooter situation here in Toledo you would certainly see Toledo Police running in to help, but they would have some help. Along with them, Toledo Firefighters would g... → Read More

TPD: Reporting suspicious activity is key to preventing school s

"What I find is that, in almost every instance, you hear afterwards, 'Yepp, we saw this kid had guns' on Instagram or social media, or 'Yepp, we heard him talking about it.' → Read More

Meet Ezra, the beloved comfort dog at the Lucas Co. Courthouse

Ezra is still a puppy, but he loves being at the courthouse. → Read More

Fire investigative unit lays down hammer on arson crimes

Anytime someone chooses to intentionally start a fire, neighbors, firefighters and good Samaritans' lives are placed into jeopardy. → Read More