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    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A 1-year-old was killed and two adults were wounded in a shooting in Ohio, police said. According to Akron police, a suspect on Sunday night opened fire on a home, hitting the baby and wounding a man and a woman who were inside. The child died at Summa Akron City Hospital....
            by Julie Carr Smyth  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voting rights groups and Democrats filed two, separate lawsuits in Ohio Friday that the parties said were aimed at making voting easier in the battleground state this November amid the coronavirus pandemic. The legal action aims to expand online and email ballot...
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Thomas won the FedEx St. Jude Invitational on Sunday to take the No. 1 spot in the world for the first time since June 2018. Thomas dueled defending champion Brooks Koepka down the final holes, sealing the World Golf Championship victory on the par-5 16th. Thomas took the lead...
    CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A pregnant Ohio woman was struck by multiple gunshots that claimed the life of her unborn child after a vigil for another Cleveland homicide victim, authorities said. Cleveland police said the 19-year-old woman was parked in the Woodland Hills neighborhood talking with another female after the vigil when a vehicle approached...
    Kanye West has continued his road to presidency and has now made efforts to get on the ballot in Ohio - a key wing state that could decided who sits in the Oval Office after November.  His latest focus on the Buckeye state comes after a tumultuous month that included a bizarre first campaign rally...
    CINCINNATI (AP) — Jason Dominguez remembers vividly his last conversation with David Kreuter, as they were doing an overnight security watch from a rooftop in western Iraq. Marine Cpl. Dominguez and Sgt. Kreuter usually joked around, but this night 15 years ago was different. Kreuter proudly showed him a photo of his 7-week-old son....
    The Michigan vs. Ohio State football game might happen a lot earlier than usual this season. The Wolverines and Buckeyes historically meet in their final game each year, and it’s one of the best rivalries in all of sports. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) However, coronavirus might throw...
    Jason Dominguez remembers vividly his last conversation with David Kreuter, as they were doing an overnight security watch from a rooftop in western Iraq. Marine Cpl. Dominguez and Sgt. Kreuter usually joked around, but this night 15 years ago was different. Kreuter proudly showed him a photo of his 7-week-old son. “Wow, youre a father!”...
              Ohio House Democrats introduced a new bill this week that would repeal House Bill (HB) 6, which bailed out nuclear power plants in the state. HB 6 was at the heart of the $60 million corruption scandal that led to state Rep. Larry Householder (R-Glenford) being stripped of...
              Governor Mike DeWine has issued several new recommendations in the wake of an uptick in coronavirus cases. The number of coronavirus cases in Ohio has recently gone over 90,000 and almost 3,500 people have died, according to The COVID Tracking Project. Thirteen Ohio counties are under the Level...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky until 11:00 p.m. Saturday. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of KY, OH, PA, WV until 11 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/PJTiovxKv7 — NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) August 1, 2020 The watch was issued by...
    Democrats are fundraising off an Ohio GOP lawmaker who has called on his constituents to stop going to get tested amid the global coronavirus pandemic. Controversial state Rep. Nino Vitale wrote on Facebook last month: "Are you tired of living in a dictatorship yet? "This is what happens when people go crazy and get tested. STOP...
    GOP Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine reportedly urged the state’s pharmacy board to withdraw a proposed ban of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine for use as coronavirus treatments. Under the proposed ban, pharmacies, clinics and other medical institutions would’ve been prohibited from dispensing or selling the drugs to treat COVID-19. But in an announcement Thursday, the pharmacy board...
    Joe Biden’s “No Malarkey” bus may need a tune up. While the former vice president’s family has almost made a sport of racking up arrests and skirting jail time, Biden himself suffers from the opposite problem — bragging about arrests which seemingly never happened. During his long career, Biden has boasted or spoken of being...
    CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of exchanging gunfire with Cleveland police inside a boarding house last month, leaving one officer wounded, has been indicted by an Ohio grand jury on attempted murder and other charges. Darryl Borden, 42, was indicted on two counts of attempted murder, three counts of felonious assault,...
    Connie Culp, the Ohio woman who made international headlines when she received the nation’s first near-total face transplant, has died. She was 57. The Cleveland Clinic, where Culp underwent the historic procedure in 2008, confirmed her death in a statement Friday. “Connie was an incredibly brave, vibrant woman, and an inspiration to many,” said Dr. Frank...
    COLUMBUS, Oh. (AP) — Ohio’s prisons agency says more than 20 death row inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak flaring up in just the past week. JoEllen Smith is a spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. She confirmed the first case on July 24, but by Friday told The...
              Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) has been selected to replace Larry Householder (R-Glenford) as Ohio’s new Speaker of the House. After being charged with participating in a $60 million corruption scandal, Householder was removed in a 90-0 vote. Householder, who is accused of being part of a “racketeering conspiracy...
    Ohio's Republican governor, Mike DeWine. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine abruptly reversed course on Thursday, requesting that the Ohio Pharmacy Board halt a rule set to go into effect today that would have essentially banned the use of the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Ohio. The request came just two days after...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alcohol sales will be banned after 10 p.m. Friday under an executive order issued by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to help slow the spread of the coronavirus by limiting close gatherings. The order also prohibits the consumption of any drinks after 11 p.m. In a nod to the hit businesses are...
    The Ohio man who allegedly shot dead his wife and three kids before turning the gun on himself in a horrific murder suicide once posted on social media that his family was his 'life.'  The bodies of John Nelson, 44, his spouse Robin, 35, and their three children, Gavin, 12, Brianna, 10, and Liam, six, after...
    By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alcohol sales will be banned after 10 p.m. Friday under an executive order issued by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to help slow the spread of the coronavirus by limiting close gatherings. The order also prohibits the consumption of any drinks after 11 p.m. In a nod...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (KDKA) — Kennywood just received some high praise. Kennywood was named one of the 10 best amusement parks nationwide by 10Best/USAToday Readers’ Choice Awards. Kennywood came in at No. 8. “This family friendly, traditional amusement park outside of Pittsburgh has been in the business of fun since 1898....
    Hurricane Isaias could scuttle NASA astronauts scheduled return to Earth At least 150 hospitalized due to salmonella outbreak in 48 states Lydia Ko (69) off to hot start in Ohio with (another) new swing coach Lydia Ko is off to a good start with Sean Foley as her new swing coach. © Provided by...
    WEST PORTSMOUTH — Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini and Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer announce Friday, a West Portsmouth man has been arrested on drug and weapon charges after an investigation conducted by the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force. At approximately 11:29 a.m. on July 31, 2020, task force officers assisted by Portsmouth Police...
    PORTSMOUTH — If high school football is indeed to be played in Ohio starting at the end of this month, then the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association is doing what it can — and ALL it can — to ensure that. Whether the state, and specifically Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon...
    Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden (Photo by Rick Loomis/Getty Images) Joe Biden plans to grow and strengthen Black-owned small businesses in Ohio and nationwide. Through his Build Back Better and Lift Every Voice plans, Biden will invest billions in the resources Black small business owners can leverage to drive their own success. The former vice...
    PORTSMOUTH — A battle of words wages between Scioto County Commissioner Bryan Davis and the Portsmouth City Health Department, who he believes is in violation of several state and federal laws. In a letter addressed to City Solicitor John R. Haas, Davis said PCHD had gathered illegally and passed an unlawful resolution on July 22...
    By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voting rights groups and Democrats filed separate lawsuits in Ohio on Friday aimed at making voting easier in the battleground state this November amid the coronavirus pandemic. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law sued on behalf of...
    The state House has elected state Rep. Bob Cupp, R-Lima, as Speaker of the House. The move came just hours after lawmakers voted to remove House Speaker Larry Householder, R-Glenford, from his post and the same day the feds announced a grand jury indicted Householder and four others as part of a $60 million...
    The US recorded nearly 25,000 coronavirus deaths in July and cases doubled in at least 18 states as the pandemic's epicenter starts to shift to the Midwest. Deaths rose at least 19 percent in July compared to June to more than 152,000 total and nearly 1.8 million new cases were recorded out of the total...
    SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man who was convicted of threatening President Donald Trump and a district attorney has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Authorities charged 28-year-old Shawn Christy of McAdoo with threatening to “put a bullet” in Trump and then-Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli and threatening “lethal force” against...
    XENIA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities cannot determine what caused the death of a woman whose skeletal remains were found earlier this year in southwestern Ohio, but the investigation will remain ongoing. Cheryl Coker, 46, of Riverside, had been missing for about 18 months when her remains were found in April. The Greene County sheriff’s office...
    BRUNSWICK, Ohio (AP) — State officials in northern Ohio on Friday were investigating a police shooting that killed a man who authorities said had stabbed his mother to death. Officers late Thursday night responded to a report that a man with a history of schizophrenia was threatening his mother with a knife, Brunswick police said...
    Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, says Gov. Mike DeWine made the right decision in asking the pharmacy board to reverse its decision to ban medical facilities from selling or dispensing malaria drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine to treat or prevent COVID-19. “This is a decision that needs to be made between doctors and patients, not between bureaucrats and...
    PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A bridge connecting Wickliffe, Kentucky, and Cairo, Illinois, will close Saturday for extensive maintenance, meaning a long detour for those traveling between the cities, officials said. The U.S. 51 Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge is scheduled to remain closed for about a month so that crews can work along a nearly 2-mile...
              The Ohio Pharmacy Board (OPB) implemented – then quickly reversed – a ban on the use of hydroxychloroquine Thursday. The move followed a revocation of the emergency use authorization by the FDA earlier this month. Previously, President Trump said the decades-old drug could be used as a preventative...
            by Bruce Walker  Although new claims dropped slightly from the previous week, Ohio’s unemployment remains above 400,000. New claims fell by 2,910 during the last full week of July, from 30,325 to 27,415. The total number of claims dropped 28,160 in the time period between July 11 and July 18....
              Ohio Governor Mike DeWine asked the Ohio Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) to enact an emergency law instituting a 10p.m. “last call” for bars and restaurants across the state. At a press conference today The Governor said that the emergency law would allow for patrons to place a final...
              COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a historic, unanimous and bipartisan vote Thursday, the Ohio House ousted its Republican speaker as the chamber’s top leader following his indictment in an alleged $60 million bribery scheme. Ohio State Rep. Bob Cupp answers questions from the media, Thursday, July 30, 2020 in...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The arrest July 21 of powerful Republican House Speaker Larry Householder and four associates in a $60 million federal bribery case has upended both politics and policy-making in Ohio. The Ohio House removed Householder from his post Thursday in a unanimous, bipartisan vote and replaced him with state Rep. Robert Cupp,...
    Police say an Ohio man shot dead his wife and three kids before turning the gun on himself in a horror-murder suicide.  The bodies of John Nelson, 44, his spouse Robin, 35, and their three children, Gavin, 12, Brianna, 10, and Liam, six, were discovered inside their Elyria home just after 8am on Wednesday.  The family...
    A researcher who worked for 10 years at an Ohio children’s hospital research institute pleaded guilty to conspiring to trade secrets related to cellular research and illegally transfer the information to China, according to a report. HOW COMPLICIT IS THE WHO IN CHINA’S CORONAVIRUS COVER-UP? Li Chen and her husband, Yu Zhou, whose case is...
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    By Julie Carr Smyth | Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — The arrest July 21 of powerful Republican House Speaker Larry Householder and four associates in a $60 million federal bribery case has upended both politics and policy-making in Ohio. The Ohio House removed Householder from his post Thursday in a unanimous, bipartisan vote and replaced...
    The Ohio Board of Pharmacy has reversed a rule that prohibited the sale and dispensing of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine in the state after Gov. Mike DeWine (R) asked for the reversal. “I agree with the statement from Dr. Steven Hahn, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, that the decision about prescribing hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19...
    ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — The five family members found fatally shot at a home outside Cleveland on Wednesday died in an apparent murder-suicide, police said. Elyria Police Capt. William Pelko in a statement Thursday afternoon said it appears that a 44-year-old man killed his 35-year-old wife, the couple’s 10-year-old daughter, and their two sons, ages...