Friday, October 23, 2020

FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: antiviral remdesivir

(AP): U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat COVID-19.R Remdesivir is an antiviral medicine given through an IV. Its maker, Gilead Sciences Inc.,...

No injuries in fiery, triple-semi crash

ANTWERP, Ohio (WOWO): Police shut down a portion of westbound US 24 for several hours after a crash involving three semis near Antwerp this...

US layoffs remain elevated as 898,000 seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to 898,000, a historically high number that is evidence that layoffs remain...

Avery Dennison plant moving out of Fort Wayne; 170 jobs impacted

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Avery Dennison plant in Fort Wayne is closing and relocating, affecting 170 jobs. The plant, currently located at 3011 Independence...

One killed in Williams County crash

BRYAN, Ohio (WOWO): One man was killed in a crash in Williams County Tuesday night. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash happened at...

One killed, two injured in house explosion

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): The Ohio State Fire Marshal is investigating after a fatal house explosion in Mercer County. Montezuma Fire Chief Lee Braun says...

Red Cross asking for volunteers, donations in response to Hurricane Delta

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to help with the aftermath of Hurricane Delta. Since June, more than 100...

Judge again blocks restrictions on ballot drop boxes in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A federal judge has temporarily blocked an order by Ohio’s elections chief that limits the number of ballot drop boxes available...

Ohio Secretary of State warns of vote tally shifts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOWO): Don't be surprised if election results in Ohio shift after November 3rd... but also don't be alarmed. That's the message from Secretary...

US hiring slows for 3rd month but jobless rate falls to 7.9%

WASHINGTON (AP): America’s employers added 661,000 jobs in September, the third straight month of slower hiring and evidence from the final jobs report before...

President Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, he said Friday. The positive test comes...

US workers filed 837,000 claims for unemployment last week

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The number of Americans applying for state unemployment benefits inched down last week, indicating the pace of layoffs is still elevated...

Ford recalls over 700K vehicles; backup cameras can go dark

DETROIT (Fox News): Ford is recalling more than 700,000 vehicles in North America because the backup cameras can show distorted images or suddenly go dark. The recall covers...

Economy plunges 31.4% in spring but big rebound expected

WASHINGTON (AP): The U.S. economy plunged at a record rate in the spring but is poised to swing to a record increase in the...

Lawmaker demands charges against governor over virus orders

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A conservative lawmaker took his frustration over Ohio’s coronavirus public health orders to a new level Monday by demanding that criminal...

Federal judge rejects changes to Ohio ballot signature rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): The signature-matching requirement for ballots and ballot applications in Ohio is burdensome to voters, but changing the process close to the...

Wrong-way US 30 crash kills one

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): One person is dead after a two-vehicle wrong-way crash that happened last night in Van Wert County. The Ohio State Highway...

Jobless claims at 870,000 as fraud and backlogs cloud data

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that shows that the...

Ohio, GOP defend limit on ballot drop boxes to 1 per county

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio and Republican groups including the Trump campaign are fighting to uphold a GOP election chief’s directive limiting ballot drop boxes...

Another 860,000 Americans filed for unemployment aid last week

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Fox News): The number of Americans applying for state unemployment benefits inched down last week as the nation's labor market continued its gradual recovery...

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