Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
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Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
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The City of Toledo reports 45 homes have experienced
water in the basement since Tuesday's rain event began.
That includes several homes on the 1700 block of Milburn
Avenue. Kennyetta White said that's the first time it's happened to her since
she's been living in her house the past 10 years.
"It was a mess when I came home," White said. "We had to
use buckets to get the water out."
She also paid $175 to get her drainage pipe cleaned out
up to the city service connection, which she says did not help the situation.
Roselynn Kyles also had sewer back-up.
"I end up with sewage and water in my basement, so I got
a sump pump to pump it out of my house but it's a horrid smell," she said. "I
couldn't sleep here. I feel the city needs to be doing more than they're
The homes along Milburn are serviced by a combined
sewer-stormwater line, which are prone to reach capacity during times of heavy
rain. Part of the on-going Toledo Waterways Initiative involves separating
those lines to help reduce pollution, as mandated by the federal government.