Monday, October 23, 2017

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Ohio state senators to receive sexual harassment training

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ The Ohio Senate president says all state senators will be required to receive sexual harassment training after one of their...

Ohio hands out fines over fish kills caused by farm manure in Williams, Allen...

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's natural resources agency wants three people to pay more than $30,000 for three large fish kills that it says...

Ohio gets $35 million federal grant to boost child literacy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Education officials say Ohio is getting a $35 million federal grant to help improve child literacy.The Ohio Department of Education...

Ohio taxpayers lose right to take disputes to high court

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Beginning September 29th, Ohioans are losing the right to appeal disputed tax decisions directly to the state's high court.The change was...

Two killed in separate Mercer County crashes

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - The Mercer County Sheriff's Office is investigating two fatal crashes that occurred Wednesday.The first crash took place at US...

UPDATE: One dead after crash on US 24

PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): One person has died after a fiery semi crash Wednesday morning on US 24 near County Road 11 in Pauling...

Jerry Springer considering running for Ohio governor

OHIO (FOX NEWS) - Jerry Springer, the former Cincinnati mayor best known to a generation of Americans for his eponymous tabloid talk show, is...

No charges filed in deadly thrill ride accident at Ohio fair

OHIO (AP): Authorities say there won't be any criminal charges in the deadly thrill ride accident at this year's Ohio State Fair.Franklin County Prosecutor...

Indiana Unemployment up slightly

INDIANA (WOWO): Indiana's unemployment rate rose slightly between June and July.The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports Indiana has an unemployment rate of 3.1%, up...

Meth lab found in Van Wert County home, one man arrested

VAN WERT COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - An active Methamphetamine lab was discovered as police were arresting a man on a warrant.36-year-old Eric Hernandez of...

Two arrested in Mercer County park Sunday

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - Two people have been arrested in Mercer County after drugs were found in their vehicle.Around 9:16 p.m. Sunday, Mercer...

Suspect in deadly Virginia car ramming due in court Monday

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - An Ohio man accused of plowing his car into counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia is set to...

Escaped Paulding County inmate found, takes his own life

PAULDING, Ohio (WOWO) - Escaped Paulding County inmate Brandon Lee Powell was found in the rural area of Antwerp, Ohio Monday night.RELATED: UPDATE: Federal...

Mercer County man accused of having sex with minor

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A Mercer County man is facing charges after he was accused of having sex with someone under 16.49-year-old Jerry Fisher...

UPDATE: Federal officials join search for escaped Paulding County inmate

PAULDING, Ohio (AP) - Authorities are continuing the search for an Ohio rape suspect who overpowered a sheriff's deputy in a transport van, stole...

Prisoner escapes Paulding County custody, manhunt underway

PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): The Paulding County Sheriff's Department is looking for an escaped prisoner.Sheriff Jason Landers told WOWO News in a phone call...

Thrill ride breaks at Ohio State Fair, one dead and seven injured

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio State Fair will be open Thursday, a day after one person was killed and seven others were injured...

One killed in Defiance County Crash

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A Defiance man died in a Sunday morning crash.The Defiance County Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Jacob Elders was heading west...

Crash in Mercer County, one dead and another injured

MERCER COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO) - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reports his office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred around 8:17 a.m. Tuesday.His...

Cincinnati woman shot at gender-reveal party not pregnant

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) - The investigation into a shooting at a suburban Cincinnati gender-reveal party has taken a strange turn.RELATED: Shooting at Cincinnati, Ohio...

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