Monday, May 20, 2019

Ohio News

Ohio unemployment rate down slightly

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell slightly from March to April. State officials on Friday said the unemployment rate was 4.3%...

Ohio AG to fight ACLU abortion ban challenge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorney General David Yost says the state will "vigorously" defend Ohio's restrictive abortion law from a court challenge. Yost argues the...

Panel recommends Ohio add two new conditions for medical marijuana use

CLEVELAND (AP) — A committee has recommended that Ohio add anxiety and autism spectrum disorder as qualifying conditions for purchasing and using medical marijuana. The...

Three killed, two injured in Steuben County crash

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): Three people were killed and two were injured in a Steuben County crash on Saturday morning. Deputies from the Steuben County...

Federal regulators want state to resolve Medicaid backlog

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal regulators have asked the state to work on resolving its backlog of over 70,000 applications from poor and disabled...

Tyson recalling 12M pounds of chicken strips

NATIONWIDE (Network Indiana): If you have Tyson chicken in your freezer, you may want to check the bag before digging in. The U.S. Department of...

Police searching for man wanted in Ohio shooting

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A man is wanted in connection to a weekend shooting in Defiance County. Our Partners in News at ABC 21 say...

GM recalling 368K trucks

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors is recalling over 368,000 pickups and other trucks worldwide after 19 reports of fires caused by engine block heater...

Unemployment falls to 50-year low

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP): Hiring jumped in April as U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs, a strong gain that suggests businesses have shrugged off any concerns...

Defiance man charged after vehicle shot

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WOWO): A Defiance man has been charged with obstruction of justice after a vehicle he owns was shot Sunday. George Mack, 30 is...

Kids II recalls all rocking sleepers due to deaths

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Another recall has been issued for rocking sleepers. On the heels of Fisher-Price recalling their Rock 'n Play sleepers earlier this month due...

Ohio voters can choose to “opt-out” under new proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio would join 15 other states with opt-out voter registration under a proposal spearheaded by the state's elections chief. It's part...

CDC warns of E. Coli outbreak

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): An outbreak of E. coli has infected at least 156 people in 10 states, including Indiana and Ohio. The Centers for Disease Control...

Illegal alien in Ohio charged with rape

HICKSVILLE, Ohio (WOWO): An illegal alien has been charged with rape in northwest Ohio. The Crescent-News in Defiance reports Clementino Co-Juc, 18, reportedly from Guatemala,...

Recall issued for Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Put down that cookie: a recall has been issued for certain packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy. Mondelez Global LLC has announced a voluntary...

Cut melon linked to US salmonella outbreak recalled

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis-based company has issued a recall for melon products sold in 16 states after being linked to a salmonella outbreak. The...

Ohio governor signs ban on abortion after 1st heartbeat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill imposing one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the nation was signed into law in Ohio. Republican Gov....

Indiana man injured after semi drives off overpass

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WOWO): An Indianapolis man was injured after a nasty semi crash in Defiance. The Ohio State Highway Patrol tells WOWO News the 35-year-old...

Proposed Ohio electoral vote amendment withdrawn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A ballot measure proposing to give Ohio's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote has...

Acura recalling 360,000 SUVs

DETROIT (AP): Honda’s luxury brand Acura is recalling more than 360,000 SUVs worldwide because water can get into the tail lights and make them...

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