Friday, September 18, 2020

Over 1.4M Americans filed for unemployment aid last week

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose again last week, intensifying fears that a fresh round of business closures amid...

Ohio GOP lawmakers to meet to determine Householder’s fate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Republican state representatives in Ohio planned to meet Tuesday for the first time since their leader was arrested in connection with...

1.4 million seek jobless aid, first increase since March

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of laid-off Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week for the first time since the pandemic struck in March, evidence...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine issues statewide mask mandate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Wednesday that a mandatory mask order will be expanded statewide to slow the spread of...

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...

Ohio House speaker, 4 others arrested in $60M bribery case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four others were arrested Tuesday in a $60 million federal bribery probe, a person...

Massive Northwest Ohio Drug Bust may impact Fort Wayne and region

LIMA, Oh. (WOWO): A pair of search warrants executed last week resulted in a massive seizure of illegal drugs, cash and guns and the...

Fort Wayne shooting suspect takes own life after standoff with police

CELINA, Ohio (WOWO): A 22-year-old Cincinnati man is dead after reportedly taking his own life after being confronted over a pair of robberies, one...

Nearly 60% of Ohio to be under mask mandate as virus spreads

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A day after a statewide address pushing the importance of personal responsibility in combating the coronavirus, Gov. Mike DeWine ordered nearly 60%...

Fugitive wanted for murder extradited back to Allen County

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man wanted in a murder case who was held in Ohio has been extradited back to Fort...

Number of laid-off workers seeking jobless aid stuck at 1.3M

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits remained stuck at 1.3 million last week, an historically high level that indicates many...

Walmart to require all customers to wear face masks

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Walmart will soon require all customers to wear face masks. The world's biggest retailer will require face coverings at all 9,000 of its...

Two arrested after Paulding County domestic incident

PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A man and woman were arrested in connection to a domestic incident in Paulding County Saturday night. Deputies were called to...

Layoffs stuck at high level as 1.3 million seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP): More than 1.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a historically high pace that shows that many employers are still...

Heat advisory issued for area

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): It's going to be a hot one today. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for today, from 11am...

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...

Muncie Man arrested in Paulding County police chase

PAULDING, Oh. (WOWO): A chase involving Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers and Paulding County Sheriff's Deputies ended with two Muncie men and two juveniles...

Paulding County Fire Departments respond to storage facility blaze

PAULDING, OH (WOWO): Several Paulding County Fire Departments responded at about 7:30 PM to a report of a fire in at the S&H Storage...

Ohio agrees to $1.9M settlement in wrongful convictions

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio will pay out nearly $2 million to settle with a man and woman who were wrongly...

1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON (AP): About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens...

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