Saturday, July 4, 2020

Ohio News

Paulding County Fire Departments respond to storage facility blaze

PAULDING, OH (WOWO): Several Paulding County Fire Departments responded at about 7:30 PM to a report of a fire in at the S&H Storage...

Ohio agrees to $1.9M settlement in wrongful convictions

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio will pay out nearly $2 million to settle with a man and woman who were wrongly...

1.5 million more laid-off workers seek unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON (AP): About 1.5 million laid-off workers applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a historically high number, even as the economy increasingly reopens...

Ohio obtains federal cash to send absentee ballot form requests

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose says federal funding has been secured to cover mailing absentee ballot applications to every registered...

Mercer County skeletal remains identified

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): The Mercer County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday they have identified skeletal remains found in 2016 as 22-year-old Ryan Zimmerman. Sheriff Jeff...

Study: majority of Americans think COVID-19 will lead to better work environment

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Almost 60% of Americans think that COVID-19 has changed the way we work for the better. That's according to a new national study...

Paulding County man seriously injured after his car hits a house

OAKWOOD, Oh. (WOWO): A Paulding County man was seriously injured in a one vehicle crash just after 10:00 this morning. Lt. Jon Gray says Troopers...

Officials to release update on Mercer County skeletal remains case

CELINA, Ohio (WOWO): Officials will be releasing an update tomorrow on human skeletal remains found in Mercer County four years ago. The Mercer County Sheriff's...

Over 1.5M Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, as pace of layoffs slows

WASHINGTON (FOX News): More than 1.5 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but as businesses gradually start to rehire workers, the pace...

Diabetes medication recalled over cancerous contaminant

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A popular diabetes medication is being recalled over an impurity that could cause cancer. Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets made by Amneal...

UPDATED: Missing boys found

UPDATED: Ace and Cruz Shaffer have been located. The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department responded to Indian Springs Campground on a report of a vehicle and...

Unemployment drops to 13.3% in May as economy adds 2.5M jobs

The U.S. unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped to 13.3 percent in May, down from a record high in April as the nation's economy began to gradually reopen from...

Ohio governor: Zoos, theaters, playgrounds can reopen June 10

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Zoos, theaters, playgrounds, and other indoor and outdoor facilities can reopen June 10, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday as he...

73 million Americans want a more “pandemic-proof” job, according to study

More than 73 million Americans plan to look for a job that is more “pandemic-proof.” That, according to a recent survey by WalletHub that looks at the...

Paulding County Ohio manufacturing plant adding up to 40 full time jobs

PAULDING, Oh. (WOWO): Up to 40 full time positions may be added as Spartech expands their Paulding operation. Citing teamwork and ingenuity - Spartech has...

US private sector lost 2.7M jobs in May

NATIONWIDE (FOX News): Private employers slashed 2.7 million jobs in May as the coronavirus-induced lockdown devastated the U.S. economy and labor market, according to the ADP National...

Boy killed in ATV crash

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A 6-year-old boy was killed after the ATV he was driving overturned yesterday evening. According to Sheriff Jeff Grey, Mercer County...

Putnam County Ohio authorities continue search for missing 5 year old boy

FORT JENNINGS, Oh. (WOWO): Putnam County Sheriff's Officers along with several fire departments were joined by nearly 1,000 volunteers to search for a missing...

Total coronavirus job losses rise to 40M

WASHINGTON (Fox News): More than 2.1 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment last week, the Labor Department reported on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic, and the ensuing...

AP-NORC poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP): Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, according...

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