Ohio’s quick pardon program off to slow start

Ohio’s quick pardon program off to slow start

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. Mike DeWine has granted nine pardons a year after his administration created a faster path to a gubernatorial pardon ̵...

January 21st, 2021 |  


Chief: Man who killed officer had vowed not to go to jail

Chief: Man who killed officer had vowed not to go to jail

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man who charged out of his house and shot and killed an Ohio police officer after a two-hour standoff had repeatedly made ...

January 20th, 2021 |  


DeWine rejects list of nominees for Ohio utility commission

DeWine rejects list of nominees for Ohio utility commission

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine faced swift criticism from consumer advocates Wednesday after he rejected the entire slate of candid...

January 20th, 2021 |  



Most Ohio schools plan return to some in-person learning

Most Ohio schools plan return to some in-person learning

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly all Ohio school districts have told the state they plan to return to in-person learning in some form as of March 1,...

January 19th, 2021 |  


Unemployment benefits scams spike around Ohio, targeting even Gov. Mike DeWine

Unemployment benefits scams spike around Ohio, targeting even Gov. Mike DeWine

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Unemployment benefits fraud is so widespread in Ohio that Gov. Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted each h...

January 19th, 2021 |  


Ohio purges 97,795 inactive voter registrations from rolls

Ohio purges 97,795 inactive voter registrations from rolls

Ohio has completed a purge of 97,795 voter registrations, its first mass cancellation of inactive voters since the 2020 election.Elections officials h...

January 19th, 2021 |  


Columbus health commissioner: Early stand-by list for COVID vaccine was a ‘misstep’

Columbus health commissioner: Early stand-by list for COVID vaccine was a ‘misstep’

When patients fail to show for their COVID-19 vaccination and the shots are set to expire, Columbus Public Health turns to a wait list of patients to ...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Ohio opioid overdose deaths at 10-year high start of pandemic

Ohio opioid overdose deaths at 10-year high start of pandemic

Ohio opioid overdose deaths surged during the second quarter of 2020, making it the deadliest three-month period since the opioid epidemic began, acco...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Police: Officers, suspect wounded in struggle after break-in

Police: Officers, suspect wounded in struggle after break-in

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Two police officers responding to a report of a break-in at an Ohio home struggled with an armed suspect and were wounded by g...

January 17th, 2021 |  


‘Little old West Virginia’ sets pace on vaccine rollout

‘Little old West Virginia’ sets pace on vaccine rollout

KENOVA, W.Va. (AP) — Griffith & Feil Drug has been in business since 1892, a family-owned, small-town pharmacy. This isn’t their first...

January 17th, 2021 |