Thursday, February 25, 2021

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Mercer County man accused of soliciting a minor

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A Mercer County man is accused of sending sexually explicit images and soliciting sex from a minor. Kevin Joseph Fullenkamp, 60...

Child porn sting nabs Ohio man with Fort Wayne ties

LIMA, Ohio (WOWO): An Ohio man with ties to Fort Wayne has been arrested as part of a child pornography bust. 51-year-old Jeffrey Armstrong of...

Kroger: Some pharmacy customer data impacted in vendor hack

BOSTON (AP): Kroger Co. says personal data including Social Security numbers of some of its pharmacy and clinic customers may have been stolen in...

Teens hurt in Williams County crash

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WOWO): Three people were hurt after a one-vehicle crash in Williams County Friday night. The Defiance Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol...

Former President Trump acquitted on impeachment charges – again

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WOWO): In a ** to ** vote, the United States Senate has voted to acquit former President Donald Trump on charges that...

One dead, one hurt in Defiance County crash

SHERWOOD, Ohio (WOWO): The Defiance Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating after a Thursday night crash in Sherwood left a man...

Space heater safety tips

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): With temperatures dipping below freezing for the foreseeable future, space heaters are a popular option to warm up your work space or...

Ohio lawmaker reintroduces bill to repeal nuke plant bailout

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A Republican Ohio lawmaker has reintroduced a bill to repeal a legislative bailout of two nuclear power plants at the heart...

US economy added 49,000 jobs in January

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Fox News): The U.S. economy added 49,000 jobs in January, rebounding from a surprise employment decline in December as a slowdown in COVID-19 cases nationwide allowed states to ease lockdown...

Ohio governor proposes $1-billion to offset pandemic harm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is proposing one-time spending of over $1-billion over the next two years to help offset the...

Ohio plans 1st shot for all school employees in February

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Some school employees will begin receiving the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine this month as Ohio continues its goal of...

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...

Bob Evans recalls more than 4,000 pounds of sausage

COLUMBUS, Oh. (WOWO-FOX NEWS): Bob Evans is recalling thousands of pounds of sausage after receiving complaints about thin blue rubber in the products. The Ohio-based company...

US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

WASHINGTON (AP): Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, lowering claims to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to further job...

762,000+ pounds of Hot Pockets recalled

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Nestle is recalling more than 762,000 pounds of Hot Pockets due to the presence of glass and hard plastic within the food...

Another 787,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits ticked lower last week even as a rise in COVID-19 infections and new restrictions to help curb the...

Man facing charges after Paulding County chase ends in crash

ANTWERP, Ohio (WOWO): A Michigan man is facing charges after a chase in Paulding County ended in a crash Tuesday. A deputy was called to...

US companies shed 123,000 jobs in December, ADP report shows

WASHINGTON (Fox Business): U.S. private employers in December shed jobs for the first time in six months, suggesting the labor market's recovery from the...

Ohio to move to 2nd phase of vaccine distribution this month

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says the state will move to the second phase of vaccine distribution in about two weeks. The Phase...

Target recalls 480,000 pieces of infant, toddler clothing

NATIONWIDE (Fox News): Target is recalling 480,000 infant and toddler rompers and swimsuits due to choking hazards, according to multiple Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) notices. The recall...

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