Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Police to step up enforcement of “move over” law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The State Highway Patrol in Ohio and other members of the 6-State Trooper Project will be collaborating on education and...

Governor signs two-year Ohio budget, vetoes 25 provisions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine has signed Ohio's next state budget but vetoed 25 provisions, including elements affecting health care and...

“Toy Story” toy recalled due to choking hazard

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): A recall has been issued for a toy based on a popular Disney film. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says 11-inch "Forky" plush...

Microsoft strikes deal to extend broadband in 3 states

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Microsoft Corp. and an Ohio-based provider of telecommunications services have announced an agreement to extend broadband internet access to underserved...

Red Cross issues emergency appeal

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The American Red Cross has issued an emergency appeal for blood donations. Following what they call a "difficult" Independence Day week...

Two search warrants lead to two arrests in Paulding County

PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - Two were arrested after two search warrants were executed in Paulding County last week. It started on the morning of...

Defiance house fire leaves four firefighters injured

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WOWO) - Multiple crews responded to a structure fire which left four firefighters injured. It started around 8:30 p.m. on Friday when fire...

Federal judge temporarily blocks Ohio abortion law, allows clinics to proceed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked an Ohio law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, allowing clinics...

FDA identifies dog food brands connected to heart disease

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): The Food and Drug Administration has identified more than a dozen brands of dog food that could be connected to canine heart...

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,...

Fireworks recall issued after child loses hand

INDIANA (WOWO): An Indiana-based fireworks maker has issued a recall after an 8-year-old boy lost his hand. Grandma's Fireworks, based in West College Corner, has...

Ohio elections chief taps advocates to find inactive voters

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief is enlisting the help of community and social service groups to find voters who are at risk...

Area towns at risk of weekend flooding

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A number of area communities are at risk of flooding. Steuben County Emergency Management Director Randy Brown tells our Partners in...

Ohio sheriff allegedly posts confidential reports to social media

BRYAN, Ohio (AP) - A county sheriff in Ohio has been accused of posting confidential child abuse reports to the department's website and Facebook...

Senate passes its two-year, $69B Ohio budget plan

OHIO, (WOWO) - The Ohio House and Senate agree the next state budget should lower income taxes for individuals, but the size of that...

Indiana farmers near planting completion after wet spring

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana farmers are getting closer to completing the crop planting that's been badly delayed by this spring's frequent rains. The newest U.S....

Family protests level of charges against man accused of slapping baby

PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): The son of the police chief in Payne, Ohio is already out of jail after being arrested for abusing an...

Pedestrian struck, killed on US 24 in Defiance Tuesday

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WOWO) - A pedestrian was struck and killed on US 24 in Defiance, Ohio Tuesday. Around 11 a.m., William Wales, 73, stopped his...

Recall issued for Ragu pasta sauce

NATIONAL (Network Indiana): You might want to check your pantry before making pasta. The makers of Ragu pasta sauce have announced a recall of some...

El Monterey breakfast wraps recalled for presence of “small rocks”

NATIONAL (FOX News): A Texas company recalled more than 246,000 pounds of breakfast wraps because some may contain small rocks, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety...

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