Friday, September 18, 2020

Governor requires masks for residents of 7 hard-hit counties

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Residents of seven Ohio counties will be mandated to wear a mask when out in public, Gov. Mike DeWine announced during...

Ohio man after arrested driving car down ski slope drunk, police say

ZANESFIELD, Ohio (WOWO): An Ohio man was arrested Thursday night after police say he drove a car down a ski slope in Zanesfield, Ohio,...

Ohio schools report finds enforcement gap in seclusion, restraint policy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A disability rights group says it's found gaps in the way Ohio schools enforce a rule limiting the seclusion and restraint...

Experts predict wide range of snow accumulation

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Get ready for a lot of snow this weekend. A winter storm is set to drop anywhere from 3 to 8 inches...

Toyota recalls nearly 700K vehicles to fix faulty fuel pumps

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling nearly 700,000 vehicles in the U.S. because the fuel pumps can fail and cause engines to stall. That...

Ohio schools shut over lead-tainted water to resume classes

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) _ Schools shut down for three days over lead-tainted water in rural northeastern Ohio are slated to reopen. Classes in the Sebring...

Gov. DeWine says ‘positive start’ on plan for opioid money

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says about 100 lawyers and other interested parties have made a "positive start" on deciding how...

Fewer Ohio schools making the grade in school report card data

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): New state report card data shows fewer Ohio districts receiving an ``A'' grade on a key performance measure. The Ohio Department of...

Indiana man injured after semi drives off overpass

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WOWO): An Indianapolis man was injured after a nasty semi crash in Defiance. The Ohio State Highway Patrol tells WOWO News the 35-year-old...

Red Cross issues emergency appeal

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The American Red Cross has issued an emergency appeal for blood donations. Following what they call a "difficult" Independence Day week...

Ohio police board working on statewide police dispatching standards

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A law enforcement relations board created by Gov. John Kasich is developing first-ever statewide standards for police dispatching. The board agreed Tuesday...

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...

New guidelines aim to reduce peanut allergies in children

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Ohio News Service): The number of children allergic to peanuts in the U.S. has risen dramatically in recent decades, and new guidelines...

Rape Kit testing at heart of Ohio Supreme Court case

Columbus, OH. (WOWO): An Ohio Supreme Court case could affect the state's initiative to clear the backlog of untested rape kits. The state is appealing...

Ohio Tea Party group gets class-action suit against IRS approved

CINCINNATI (AP) _ A federal judge in Ohio has approved class-action status for a tea party group's lawsuit stemming from Internal Revenue Service delays...

Ohio IDs 350 non-citizens who voted or registered in 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief referred for investigation on Wednesday more than 350 apparent non-citizens who either registered to vote or cast...

Possible tornado prompts State of Emergency in Paulding Co.

PAULDING COUNTY, OH. (WOWO): Paulding County, Ohio commissioners declared a State of Emergency Thursday night, after a possible tornado and strong straight line winds...

Ohio ruling expected on capping awards for juvenile sexual abuse victims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOWO/Ohio News Service): An Ohio Supreme Court decision is expected soon that could impact the amount of financial compensation child sexual abuse victims...

CDC tells states: Be ready to distribute vaccines on Nov. 1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP): The federal government has told states to prepare for a coronavirus vaccine to be ready to distribute by Nov. 1. The timeline...

Multiple airlines experience system-wide outages across several US airports

NATIONWIDE (FOX NEWS): Multiple airlines on Monday were experiencing system-wide outages causing anger among travelers. Southwest and Delta both acknowledged on social media they were...

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