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Two arrested in Mercer County park Sunday

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO) - Two people have been arrested in Mercer County after drugs were found in their vehicle.Around 9:16 p.m. Sunday, Mercer...

Suspect in deadly Virginia car ramming due in court Monday

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - An Ohio man accused of plowing his car into counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia is set to...

Escaped Paulding County inmate found, takes his own life

PAULDING, Ohio (WOWO) - Escaped Paulding County inmate Brandon Lee Powell was found in the rural area of Antwerp, Ohio Monday night.RELATED: UPDATE: Federal...

Mercer County man accused of having sex with minor

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A Mercer County man is facing charges after he was accused of having sex with someone under 16.49-year-old Jerry Fisher...

UPDATE: Federal officials join search for escaped Paulding County inmate

PAULDING, Ohio (AP) - Authorities are continuing the search for an Ohio rape suspect who overpowered a sheriff's deputy in a transport van, stole...

Prisoner escapes Paulding County custody, manhunt underway

PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): The Paulding County Sheriff's Department is looking for an escaped prisoner.Sheriff Jason Landers told WOWO News in a phone call...

Thrill ride breaks at Ohio State Fair, one dead and seven injured

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio State Fair will be open Thursday, a day after one person was killed and seven others were injured...

One killed in Defiance County Crash

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A Defiance man died in a Sunday morning crash.The Defiance County Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Jacob Elders was heading west...

Crash in Mercer County, one dead and another injured

MERCER COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO) - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reports his office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred around 8:17 a.m. Tuesday.His...

Cincinnati woman shot at gender-reveal party not pregnant

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) - The investigation into a shooting at a suburban Cincinnati gender-reveal party has taken a strange turn.RELATED: Shooting at Cincinnati, Ohio...

Co-workers of woman slain during mass shooting ‘devastated’

CINCINNATI (AP): A co-worker of an Indiana woman killed during a mass shooting at a gender reveal party in Ohio says the last thing...

Celina man charged over fatal drug overdose

CELINA, Ohio (WOWO): A Celina man has been arrested over a fatal drug overdose.35-year-old James Pinson was arrested Wednesday, according to our Partners in...

Ohio preparing for 1st execution in more than 3 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio says it's following a mandatory checklist for putting inmates to death as it prepares for the state's first execution in...

Area students offered in-state tuition at Ohio State University – Lima

LIMA, Ohio (WOWO): Students in a few northeast Indiana counties will be able to pay in-state tuition at a university in Ohio.The Ohio State...

Police discover 1,000 pounds of marijuana in traffic stop

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WOWO): Two men are facing charges in Defiance County after a traffic stop led to a massive drug bust.Defiance police stopped a...

Indiana woman indicted in Williams County Fatal Hit-Skip

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WOWO): A Butler woman has been indicted for a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened last February in Williams County.23-year-old Cassandra Stickney has been...

US student freed by North Korea in a coma has died at 22

CINCINNATI (AP) — Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week, died Monday afternoon. He...

Mercer County police issue update on human remains discovery

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): Police in Mercer County, Ohio continue to investigate human remains that were found almost a year and a half ago...

Nearly 23,000 pounds of beef recalled due to E. coli

INDIANA (WOWO): Almost 23,000 pounds of raw ground beef and beef "primal cut" products are being recalled due to possibly being contaminated with E....

Ohio issues medical marijuana licenses this June

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio officials are expecting a flood of applications for medical marijuana grower licenses.The Dayton Daily News reports applications for large...

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