Thursday, June 24, 2021

Ohio News

Man wanted in bank robbery arrested; in critical condition

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The suspect wanted in connection to a bank robbery last week in Fort Wayne was arrested in Ohio and is...

UPDATED: Woman arrested in Ohio facing murder charge in Fort Wayne shooting; victim identified

VAN WERT COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A woman arrested Monday in Van Wert County is now facing a murder charge in connection to a now...

Gas prices expected to stay high through July 4 weekend

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Missions of Americans are planning to hit the road this Independence Day, and that increased demand is going to make...

US jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week for the first time since April despite widespread evidence that the...

Massive Medicaid Fraud Suit Settled in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Oh. (WOWO): Centene Corp. (CNC) has agreed to pay Ohio $88.3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Attorney General Dave Yost in...

With school funding at stake, Ohio budget debate continues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A plan for how Ohio pays for K-12 education that’s been in the works for years remains important to members of...

Three injured in Van Wert County ATV crash

OHIO CITY, Ohio (WOWO): Three people were injured in an ATV crash Sunday afternoon in Van Wert County. Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers were called...

Two injured in Defiance County motorcycle crash

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): Two people were seriously injured in a crash involving two motorcycles Saturday afternoon in Defiance County. The Ohio State Highway Patrol...

Ohio: 3 new conditions added to qualify for medical marijuana

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Medical Board approved petitions to make three new conditions eligible for patients to receive medical marijuana. Huntington’s disease,...

Man killed in UTV crash

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOWO): A Henry County man was killed in a crash involving a utility terrain vehicle (UTV) in Putnam County Sunday night. According...

Indiana ranks “9th worst” state for veterans

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Indiana gets a low rating when it comes to states that are good for military retirees. Financial website Wallethub compared the...

Ohio pandemic unemployment overpayments hit $2.1 billion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): The state made about $2.1-billion in unemployment insurance overpayments during the coronavirus pandemic, according to Ohio’s human services agency. That figure includes...

More jobs coming to Ohio company’s Bluffton plant

BLUFFTON, Ind. (WOWO): An Ohio-based company is expanding again in northeast Indiana. According to Inside Indiana Business, 20/20 Custom Molded Plastics LLC will invest nearly...

Thousands enter Ohio’s $1M Vax-a-Million lottery

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Hundreds of thousands of people have entered Ohio’s vaccine lottery that will award five $1-million prizes and five full-ride college scholarships in...

Defiance woman killed in Putnam County Crash

MONROE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOWO): A Defiance woman was killed in a Putnam County crash Monday. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 31-year-old Cindel Fenter was...

Tax filing deadline is today

WASHINGTON (Fox News): Americans have today to file their 2020 tax returns — or risk facing a financial penalty. This year, the IRS extended the traditional tax-filing deadline...

Ohio governor ending $300 weekly federal coronavirus payment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): The weekly $300 federal unemployment payment for Ohioans to offset the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic will end next month,...

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...

Ohio offering million-dollar lottery for vaccinated residents

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOWO): If you've been putting off getting the coronavirus vaccine, the state of Ohio is trying to sweeten the deal with a...

Treasury sends $12B in COVID-19 relief to Ohio governments

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Treasury Department said Monday that Ohio will receive nearly $5.4 billion in aid as part of Democratic President Joe...

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