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Ohio Turnpike predicts smooth travel during Thanksgiving

BEREA, Ohio -- Smooth Thanksgiving holiday travel with no construction slowdowns is projected along the Ohio Turnpike, a busy connector...

November 22, 2017 1:10 pm


Bill creates exemptions for release of body camera video

A proposed bill in the Ohio House would prohibit the release of police body camera footage under certain conditions, including video shot...

November 22, 2017 11:50 am


Ohio firefighter recovering from fall

A northwest Ohio firefighter is recovering after falling into an open hatch of an abandoned cistern while fighting a fire.

November 21, 2017 12:50 pm


Ohio State patrol warns holiday travelers to observe traffic laws

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is warning motorists heading into the Thanksgiving holiday period to follow all traffic laws, including...

November 21, 2017 4:40 pm


Statewide billboard campaign to tackle drug abuse problem

State officials say a new billboard campaign will be used to raise public awareness about drug abuse and the need for public participation...

November 21, 2017 4:00 pm


Chief of staff to Ohio Senate GOP will leave job next week

The chief of staff to Ohio Senate majority Republicans says he is stepping down.

November 20, 2017 1:50 pm


Police: 2 hospitalized after backyard explosion

Police say two people have been hospitalized after an explosion in an Ohio backyard.

November 20, 2017 10:20 am


Ohio tent city is a refuge for the homeless and displaced.

From her home outside Indianapolis, Christy Brooks logged onto Facebook to find her younger sister.

November 19, 2017 12:50 pm


Scooby the camel returned to Ohio owners after getting loose

A young camel named Scooby is back at home after going on a 90-minute jaunt that blocked traffic and provided an uncommon photo opportunity...

November 19, 2017 11:10 am


Ohio gubernatorial candidate apologizes

CLEVELAND – An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said on Facebook that people should...

November 19, 2017 1:00 am


Sex offender gets 20 years for trying to record people taking showers

CLEVELAND -- A convicted sex offender has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison after being caught trying to record people taking...

November 17, 2017 12:10 pm


Ohio unemployment rate drops slightly in October

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- State officials said Ohio's unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent in October but remained higher than the national...

November 17, 2017 10:50 am


Toxic algae blooms on US waterways on rise

MONROE, Mich. – Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat –...

November 17, 2017 1:00 am


Ohio man arrested for shooting threats at casino, church

Authorities say an Ohio man has been arrested after he threatened to carry out mass shootings at a megachurch and the Las Vegas casino...

November 16, 2017 12:10 pm


Police: Officer shot has serious injury, expected to survive

A police officer has been shot at a home in the northwest Ohio city of Toledo.

November 16, 2017 10:10 am