The two stations share studios on North Summit Street in downtown Toledo; WTOL's transmitter is located on Cedar Point Road in Oregon, Ohio. It was quickly removed by the station, but mirrored copies on sites such as Twitter reached as high as 3 million views. As most of American Spirit Media's stations are operated as duopolies with a Raycom-owned station in the same market, it was expected that WTOL would establish a shared services agreement with WUPW. says. Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A Kentucky woman won a $100,000 prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket 13 years after collecting a $1 million lottery jackpot. Tim Miller is an Emmy award winning reporter and co-anchor for WTOL 11 Your Morning. Gevers discovered the body when he went to Parcell's apartment to deliver mail to her. CBS was unable to sign a new Detroit affiliate (WGPR, now owned-and-operated station WWJ-TV) until mere days before the change, partly because of a deal reached by Scripps which saw WXYZ-TV renew its affiliation with ABC and caused three other stations to switch to the network. It was sold to Filmways (now part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) in 1962. Kentucky woman wins a second lottery jackpot 13 years later. Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Animal rescuers in Colorado shared photos from the unusual rescue of a dog that was trapped in the narrow space between a fence and cement wall. During this time, WTOL was the de facto CBS affiliate for the southern part of the Detroit market, as WWJ-TV was all but unviewable in that area at the time. Nov. 4 (UPI) -- An Australian man is crediting his pet parrot with saving his life after the bird shouted out his name and alerted him to a house fire. WTOL, virtual and VHF digital channel 11, is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Toledo, Ohio, United States, serving northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Transportation officials in Wisconsin shared a photo from an unusual traffic stop featuring a small car with a snowmobile perched sideways on its roof. [22], Television station in Ohio, United States, Reception may vary by location and some stations may only be viewable with, sorted by primary channel network affiliations, "WTOL11 to launch ME-TV on channel 11.2 Jan. 30 - Toledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH", "LIN Deals Toledo Fox Affiliate to American Spirit", "GRAY AND RAYCOM TO COMBINE IN A $3.6 BILLION TRANSACTION", "Gray Acquiring Raycom For $3.65B, Forming No. Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A Kentucky town is celebrating the election of a mayor whose support transcends political divides: a French bulldog named Wilbur. WTOL was carried by Cancom until 1999, when it was replaced with WWJ-TV. Trick-or-treater finds wedding ring at bottom of candy bag. In October 2011, WTOL was certified by WeatheRate as having the most accurate forecasts for Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. WTOL's broadcasts became digital-only, effective June 12, 2009. In March 2019, WTOL attracted viral attention for video it posted on Facebook to motivate local high school students heading into their exams, which featured its anchors excessively using slang. Longtime sports director Dan Cummins, a fixture at WTOL since 1980, also moved to the news desk and is co-anchor of the noon news. In addition, WTOL produces 18½ hours of locally produced newscasts each week for Fox-affiliated sister station WUPW (with 3½ hours each weekday and a half-hour each on Saturdays and Sundays). Jordan Strack was named the new sports director. Meet the Team Melissa Andrews. Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A Newfoundland and Labrador family is trying to find the owner of a wedding ring found in a child's candy bag after a night of trick-or-treating. WUPW's remaining staff now operate from WTOL's facilities (though its management and sales departments will remain separate). Dog rescued from between fence and concrete wall in Colorado. Gever said Parcell was too weak to return to her broadcasting job, but she had been working on an hourlong special on China at home. Because Gray owned WTVG (which the company acquired in 2014 from SJL Broadcasting), and since WTOL and WTVG rank among the four highest-rated stations in the Toledo market in total day viewership, Gray announced that it would retain WTVG and sell WTOL to an unrelated third party, in order to comply with FCC ownership rules; the SSA involving WUPW would be included in the sale of WTOL. In January 2017, Emilie Voss announced she would leave WTOL after five years. Overturned semi spills cases of beer across lanes of highway. She was 31. Parcell and other members of the WTOL crew returned to the United States May 13. Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Authorities in Indiana said an overturned semi truck spilled cases of beer across the lanes of a highway in Dearborn County. Car stopped for hauling snowmobile on the roof. Chrys Peterson's final news broadcast was on February 28, 2014 and an hour-long special aired at 8:00 p.m. in celebration of Peterson's twenty years at WTOL. Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Two kayakers escaped uninjured when they briefly ended up in the mouth of a humpback whale that surfaced beneath them. Even with the ownership changes that have occurred since 2006, WTOL retains its Liberty-era logo. Kinsey joined the WTOL 11 news team in 2014, at the dawn of the Toledo water crisis. Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A 5-year-old boy in India broke a Guinness World Record when he identified 50 cartoon characters in 1 minute. The body was found by Rick Gevers, the station's news director. Copyright © 2020 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Georgia, Nevada, Arizona update results in close race between Trump, Biden, North Korea bans smoking in public places to protect lives, health, Julia Stiles: Filming amid COVID-19 calls for an adjustment, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine results to be delivered by end of 2020, Another 750K in U.S. file new unemployment claims, Labor Dept. ... She is excited to bring the news to another set of WTOL … [15], On January 2, 2014, it was officially announced that longtime evening news anchor Chrys Peterson would be leaving WTOL after nearly twenty years at the station. [20] Morning anchor Andrew Kinsey was promoted to the evening shift[21] while longtime reporter and fill-in anchor Tim Miller assumed morning anchor duties as of June 18, 2018. Melissa Andrews, part of the Emmy-award-winning WTOL 11 morning team. On June 25, 2018, Atlanta-based Gray Television announced it had reached an agreement with Raycom to merge their respective broadcasting assets (consisting of Raycom's 63 existing owned-and/or-operated television stations, and Gray's 93 television stations) under Gray's corporate umbrella, in a cash-and-stock merger transaction valued at $3.6 billion. The station is owned by Tegna Inc., which also operates Fox affiliate WUPW (channel 36) under a shared services agreement (SSA) with owner American Spirit Media. [18] In February, Kristi Leigh (formerly of WNWO, WUPW and WTVG) was named co-anchor of the 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. The station's digital signal is multiplexed: WTOL airs regional and national sports programming from CBS Sports. Jordan Strack was named the new sports director. 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