Saturday, October 23, 2021

Bump Stock ban goes into effect today

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): If you own a bump stock for your guns, you have until the end of the day to get rid of it. A...

Bob Evans recalls more than 4,000 pounds of sausage

COLUMBUS, Oh. (WOWO-FOX NEWS): Bob Evans is recalling thousands of pounds of sausage after receiving complaints about thin blue rubber in the products. The Ohio-based company...

Proposed Ohio electoral vote amendment withdrawn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A ballot measure proposing to give Ohio's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote has...

Ohio Supreme Court says secret ballots for public business violate state law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Supreme Court has unanimously ruled governmental bodies can't conduct public business through secret ballots. The court sided Wednesday with the...

Ohio Gov. Kasich to speak at NAACP convention

CINCINNATI (AP): Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY-'-sik) will speak to the NAACP national convention that Donald Trump is bypassing. Emmalee Kalmbach, a Kasich spokeswoman, confirmed...

Ohio official: Almost 70,000 votes cast ahead of primary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio's elections chief says nearly 70,000 votes have been cast ahead of the swing state's March 15 primary contests. Registered voters in...

Ex-Kroger call center workers: Longer hours but no overtime

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP): Three former call center workers are suing Kroger Co., accusing the Cincinnati-based grocery chain of not paying them for overtime. A lawsuit...

DeWine promises veto, offers compromise on GOP-backed bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Gov. Mike DeWine predicted a chaotic future for Ohio in a letter Monday pleading with fellow Republican lawmakers to compromise on...

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...

Study: Fort Wayne among best minor league sports cities in U.S.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The return of arena football to Fort Wayne shouldn't come as much of a surprise if a new national ranking on...

US economy added 49,000 jobs in January

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Fox News): The U.S. economy added 49,000 jobs in January, rebounding from a surprise employment decline in December as a slowdown in COVID-19 cases nationwide allowed states to ease lockdown...

Harambe’s barrier wasn’t in compliance

CINCINNATI (AP): A federal inspection has concluded that the Cincinnati Zoo's barrier to keep the public and gorillas separate wasn't in compliance with standards...

US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP): The federal government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, even as polls...

Frozen Blackberries recalled due to Hep-A scare

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): The FDA has issued a consumer alert about Kroger Brand Frozen Blackberries. On Friday, the FDA issued a warning about a hepatitis A...

Perdue recalling 30,000 pounds of chicken

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Check your freezer; a recall has been announced for ready-to-eat chicken products that could contain “extraneous materials” like pieces of bone. Perdue foods...

US secures 100 million doses of Pfizer, BioNTech experimental coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The U.S. government has reached a $1.95 billion deal with Pfizer and BioNTech for 100 million doses of their experimental COVID-19...

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...

Ohio’s drug addiction problem the subject of meeting in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Hundreds of police officers, community officials, medical personnel and others have gathered in Columbus for a summit aimed at fighting Ohio's...

Several reports of mail theft in Van Wert County

VAN WERT COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - The Van Wert County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation after numerous mail thefts were reported in northwest...

Ohio county bans travel to North Carolina over LGBT concerns

CLEVELAND (AP): Ohio's most populous county is banning its employees from non-essential government travel to North Carolina after that state enacted a law prohibiting...

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