Monday, January 22, 2018

Ohio News

Indiana sees population growth

INDIANA (WOWO): Indiana is the fastest growing state in the Midwest, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.From July 2016 to July 2017, about 33,000...

Fort Wayne woman killed in Defiance County crash

HICKSVILLE, Ohio (WOWO) - A Fort Wayne woman was killed in a crash in Defiance County Saturday.Officers arrived to the crash site on State...

General Motors recalls trucks to fix potential fuel leaks

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling nearly 49,000 trucks worldwide to fix a fuel tank problem that increases the risk of a fire.The...

Ohio sets new execution day after failed try

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP): Ohio's governor has set a new execution date that's a year and a half away for a condemned inmate whose poor veins...

Treasury chief Mnuchin promotes GOP tax reform plan in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has promoted Republican tax reform legislation during a visit to Ohio, saying the plan is ``all...

New effort underway to reduce Ohio prison population

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State leaders and criminal justice experts are launching a new effort to reduce Ohio's prison population through an examination of...

Celina continues cleanup after tornado

CELINA, Ohio (WOWO): The people of Celina are working on cleaning up after a tornado stormed through Sunday.Mayor Jeffrey Hazel tells our Partners in...

Tornado damage reported in Celina, Portland

CELINA, Ohio (WOWO): Schools in Celina are closed today after a possible tornado hit downtown Celina Sunday afternoon.The Mercer County Emergency Management Agency reports eight...

Five people arrested in Paulding, Ohio during search warrant

PAULDING, Ohio (WOWO) - Five people were arrested after the Multi Area Narcotics Taskforce and Paulding County Sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant for...

Meijer recalling dark chocolate due to allergens

STATEWIDE (WOWO): With Halloween over, you should check your candy to see if you have two products that are being recalled.Select Meijer-branded bulk dark...

Search warrant in Mercer County home reveals drugs, handguns and cash

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - One man was arrested after Mercer County officials served a search warrant at a home on West South Street...

19-year-old Paulding County, OH man charged in infant’s death

PAULDING COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A 19-year-old man is charged with murder in the death of a 3-month-old infant.Tristen Blair of Grover Hill, was arrested...

Elkhart man struck by his own vehicle, fires shots to get attention

WILLIAMS COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - One man is injured after being struck by his own Semi truck Tuesday morning.Around 5:52 a.m., the Williams County...

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...

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