Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Ohio News

Trump to tour tank plant, hold fundraiser in Ohio

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to travel to Ohio next week to highlight his investments in defense spending and to raise...

Ohio State Trooper injured in Defiance County crash

DEFIANCE COUNTY, OH. (WOWO) - An Ohio State Trooper and an 85-year-old woman were injured in a crash in Defiance County, Ohio, Tuesday afternoon. Round...

Federal appeals court upholds anti-abortion law in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — A divided federal appeals court has upheld an Ohio anti-abortion law that blocks public money for Planned Parenthood. The Tuesday ruling by...

Honda recalling 1-million vehicles

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Honda will recall around 1-million vehicles that might have dangerous airbags. The recall is for vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because the...

Public meeting set for Michindoh Aquifer proposal

NORTHEAST INDIANA, (WOWO) - A hearing has been set for this evening to discuss plans to tap into a northwest Ohio aquifer that serves...

Ohio Houses passes transportation budget bill 71-27 Thursday

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio House has passed a transportation budget bill that includes increases in the state's gas and diesel taxes to...

Semi slams into Mercer County home

ROCKFORD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman says she was getting her children ready for the day when a semitrailer crashed straight into their...

Charlotte Russe to close all stores, including Fort Wayne location

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A national women's clothing store chain is going out of business. Charlotte Russe, which filed for bankruptcy last month, had initially...

US regulators warn people not to use some Claire’s makeup

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. regulators are warning people not to use certain Claire’s makeup products because tests confirmed they contained asbestos. The Food and...

Mercer County Sheriff issues warning for potential scam

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - The Mercer County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning about a potential scam circulating the area. Deputies were recently contacted...

Almost 17,000 drug arrests made on Ohio highways in 2018

OHIO, (WOWO) - Drug arrests have increased along Ohio State Highways in the past year. Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers made 16,956 total drug arrests...

Hyundai, Kia recall over 500K vehicles as fire risk spreads

DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai and Kia have added more than a half-million vehicles to 3 ½-year string of U.S. recalls for engine failures and...

Walmart is getting rid of greeters; disabled workers worried

NATIONWIDE (AP): As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar blue-vested “greeters” at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those...

ODOT wants OK for variable speed limits based on conditions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Department of Transportation is seeking permission to apply changes in speed limits anytime statewide. The department currently is allowed to...

State elections chief to back election cybersecurity bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's new elections chief is ready to voice his support for a bill he says aims to better protect the...

18-cent gas tax increase proposed for Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's administration has recommended increasing the state gas tax by 18 cents a gallon beginning July 1 and...

Ohio man arrested for threatening another man with handgun

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - A Rockford man was arrested in Mercer County Friday morning after allegedly threatening another man with a gun. Our partners...

Ford recalling 1.5M F-150s for transmission issues

DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling nearly 1.5 million pickup trucks in North America because the transmissions can suddenly downshift into first gear. The recall...

Officer involved shooting in Defiance leaves one man dead

DEFIANCE, OH. (WOWO) - A Defiance police officer shot a man around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday morning while investigating a disturbance call, according to the...

Target recalling toddler boots due to choking hazard

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): A certain pair of boots made for toddlers and sold at Target stores nationwide is under recall due to a choking hazard. The recall...

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