Friday, September 18, 2020

Active death investigation in Paulding, Ohio, suspects at large

PAULDING, Ohio (WOWO) - An active death investigation is taking place in Paulding, Ohio. Police were dispatched to a home in the 11000 block of...

Hicksville school district: teachers armed, to use “whatever force is necessary”

HICKSVILLE, Ohio (WOWO): An area school district is making national headlines for a sign posted outside its schools. National Public Radio reports that the Hicksville Board...

Nearly 23,000 pounds of beef recalled due to E. coli

INDIANA (WOWO): Almost 23,000 pounds of raw ground beef and beef "primal cut" products are being recalled due to possibly being contaminated with E....

Police discover 1,000 pounds of marijuana in traffic stop

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WOWO): Two men are facing charges in Defiance County after a traffic stop led to a massive drug bust. Defiance police stopped a...

Recall issued for 9Lives cat food

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): If you have a cat, check the food you're giving it. The J.M. Smucker company has announced a voluntary recall of specific...

Ohio University president to retire next year

ATHENS, Ohio (AP): Ohio University's president says he's going to retire next year when his contract expires. Roderick McDavis made the announcement Thursday before a...

One killed in Defiance County Crash

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A Defiance man died in a Sunday morning crash. The Defiance County Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Jacob Elders was heading west...

Kroger to phase out plastic bags at all stores

CINCINNATI (AP) - The nation's largest grocery chain will be plastic-bag free at all of its nearly 2,800 stores by 2025. Kroger Co., which orders...

Cincinnati woman shot at gender-reveal party not pregnant

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) - The investigation into a shooting at a suburban Cincinnati gender-reveal party has taken a strange turn. RELATED: Shooting at Cincinnati, Ohio...

Seven arrested in human trafficking violation, two from Fort Wayne

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - Seven people, including two from Fort Wayne, were arrested Friday after police broke up a human trafficking operation. The Defiance...

US student freed by North Korea in a coma has died at 22

CINCINNATI (AP) — Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week, died Monday afternoon. He...

Celina man charged with nudity on County bike path

CELINA, Ohio (WOWO): A man who was allegedly spotted walking and cycling, while nude, along a bike trail in Mercer County has been arrested. 23-year-old...

Co-workers of woman slain during mass shooting ‘devastated’

CINCINNATI (AP): A co-worker of an Indiana woman killed during a mass shooting at a gender reveal party in Ohio says the last thing...

Flood Warnings issued for area rivers

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The National Weather Service of Northern Indiana has issued flood warnings for rivers in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. Due to...

UPDATE: Federal officials join search for escaped Paulding County inmate

PAULDING, Ohio (AP) - Authorities are continuing the search for an Ohio rape suspect who overpowered a sheriff's deputy in a transport van, stole...

Elkhart man struck by his own vehicle, fires shots to get attention

WILLIAMS COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - One man is injured after being struck by his own Semi truck Tuesday morning. Around 5:52 a.m., the Williams County...

Two indicted on human trafficking, prostitution charges

LIMA, Ohio (WOWO): Two men have been indicted in Allen County, Ohio, on human trafficking charges. 30-year-old Lorenzo Young and 33-year-old Aundre Davis are also charged...

Fleeing suspect strips naked, crashes multiple times

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): Police officers from several different agencies had to come together to stop a fleeing suspect Tuesday. Police say 41-year-old Mitchell Mullins...

Police reveal cause of Wilma Schwartz’s death

PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): We now know how a 44-year-old Fort Wayne woman, whose body was found on abandoned property in Antwerp, died. Paulding County Coroner...

Cedar Point already removing its newest water ride

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP): Cedar Point in northern Ohio is removing its newest water ride after just five years. Operators of the amusement park in Sandusky...

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