Saturday, April 17, 2021

Paulding County Crash leaves one dead

PAULDING, Ohio (WOWO): A late Wednesday morning traffic crash on a major highway just north of the Village of Paulding in rural Paulding County...

Van Wert County Sheriff Investigating shooting near the Village of Scott

SCOTT, Ohio (WOWO): Van Wert County Sheriff Tom Riggenbach says that Deputies were called to a home near the rural community of Scott in...

Public health alert issued for 200,000 pounds of ground turkey

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Check your freezer – a public health alert has been issued for more than 200,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products. The U.S. Department...

Patrol investigates Ohio Statehouse break-in, vandalism

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A man broke into the Ohio Statehouse overnight, used a fire extinguisher to spray chemicals on the historic building’s Rotunda floor,...

FEMA launching COVID-19 funeral reimbursements today

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): If you lost a loved one to COVID-19, you could have at least some of their funeral expenses reimbursed by...

Virus cases, hospitalizations in Ohio begin to rise again

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): While virus cases and hospitalizations in Ohio begin to rise again, Gov. Mike DeWine said Thursday he remains optimistic of the...

Ohio State Fair cancels traditional events for second year in a row due to...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say the 2021 Ohio State Fair won't be open to the general public this summer due to public health...

New US jobless claims up to 744K as virus still forces layoffs

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even...

Big, outdoor events OK under simplified Ohio pandemic orders

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio’s newly simplified pandemic restrictions will continue requirements for wearing masks and social distancing in public but will ease rules for...

Judge delays Ohio law mandating burial of fetal tissue for now

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A judge on Monday temporarily blocked enforcement of an Ohio law that would require fetal remains from surgical abortions to be...

Ohio man killed by semi on US 30

MIDDLE POINT, Ohio (WOWO): A 44-year-old Delphos man was killed after he was hit by a semi Sunday night in Van Wert County. According to...

Woman killed in Paulding County crash

PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A woman was killed after a two-vehicle crash in Paulding County Friday afternoon. Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol were...

US economy adds 916,000 jobs in March, unemployment falls to 6%

NATIONWIDE (Fox News): The labor market’s recovery from the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic gained further momentum in March as states continued to...

GM recalling 10,000 Chevy and GMC vans due to fire risk

WASHINGTON (AP): General Motors is recalling more than 10,000 vans due to a fire risk and recommending that owners park them outdoors away from...

Ohio Law Enforcement Agencies adopting new, tougher standards on police reform

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOWO): Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Public Safety Director Tom Stickrath today released an update on the number of...

Recalls issued for Indiana-based company’s pet food brands

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WOWO): An Indiana pet food company has issued a recall due to salmonella issues. Midwestern Pet Foods has issued a voluntary recall of...

Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protects younger teens

NATIONWIDE (AP): Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12, a step toward possibly...

Unemployment claims sink to pandemic low of 684,000

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits has fallen to the lowest number since the onset of the COVID-19...

Some hand sanitizers found to have toxic, cancer-causing chemical

NATIONWIDE (Fox News): A new report is warning Americans to avoid a list of hand sanitizers that are contaminated with benzene, a toxic chemical known to cause cancer. Valisure,...

GOP lawmakers give DeWine first override over health bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): GOP lawmakers on Wednesday made good on their promise to check the authority of fellow Republican Gov. Mike DeWine by issuing...

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