Monday, November 29, 2021

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...

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...

FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: antiviral remdesivir

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

GOP Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio won’t seek reelection

CINCINNATI (AP) — Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio said Monday he won’t seek reelection and plans to end a career in federal government...

Recalls issued for Indiana-based company’s pet food brands

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WOWO): An Indiana pet food company has issued a recall due to salmonella issues. Midwestern Pet Foods has issued a voluntary recall of...

Ohio mask mandate and coronavirus restrictions to end on June 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOWO): The state of Ohio is just weeks away from lifting all of its remaining coronavirus health orders. That includes a statewide mask...

Target to offer debt-free education to front-line workers

NEW YORK (AP): Target Corp. is joining a growing list of retailers and restaurant chains offering educational assistance at select online institutions for its...

COVID-19 home test kits recalled over false positives

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): A recall has been issued for a popular at-home COVID-19 test kit because it can give off false positive results. The U.S. Food...

Honda recalling 1-million vehicles

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Honda will recall around 1-million vehicles that might have dangerous airbags. The recall is for vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because the...

Police searching for man wanted in Ohio shooting

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A man is wanted in connection to a weekend shooting in Defiance County. Our Partners in News at ABC 21 say...

Millions to travel for July 4th weekend

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Lots of Americans will be hitting the road this week... two million more than last year, in fact. According to AAA,...

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...

CVS suspends sale of Zantac and similar generics

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): CVS pharmacies have pulled the sale of all Zantac brand products after the FDA found a possible cancer-causing substance. The popular over-the-counter heartburn...

Ohio-grown Christmas trees headed to troops overseas

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tree farmers in Ohio are joining forces with the state to send a little holiday cheer to the troops overseas. The...

Local election board warned by state

VAN WERT, Ohio (WOWO): A northwest Ohio county has fallen short of state election security standards. The Van Wert County Board of Elections is being...

IRS stimulus status website now live

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WOWO): Wondering where your stimulus check is? The IRS website has now launched a "get my payment" tool to help you figure out...

Diabetes medication recalled over cancerous contaminant

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A popular diabetes medication is being recalled over an impurity that could cause cancer. Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets made by Amneal...

Capital One slapped with $80M fine for 2019 data hack

WASHINGTON (Fox News): A top banking regulator has fined Capital One $80 million over a data breach last year that exposed the personal information...

Ohio governor remains confident health director can be hired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio will be able to hire a health director despite concerns about criticism a candidate might face, Gov. Mike DeWine said...

Over 900,000 Crock-Pots recalled due to burn hazard

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Sunbeam is recalling almost a million crock-pot slow cookers due to a burn hazard. Right before millions of Americans will be...

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