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  ATV driver eludes Ohio state trooper in chase on Cleveland interstate (video)

A chase involving an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper and an ATV driver in Cleveland was caught on dash camera video.

Sloth bear cub born at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is the first in 30 years

Canton man accused of beating girlfriend’s 2-year-old son, fatally striking his head on a headboard and wall

McConnell addresses Kentucky’s opioid crisis

  Manual HS students’ music video about Gov. Bevin, pensions goes viral

Oldham County school bus driver arrested for DUI after bus crashes with students on board

Gov. Mike DeWine proposes increasing age to buy tobacco products in Ohio to 21

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Sneaker Con coming to Cleveland, thousands expected to shop

Ohio homeowner receives unsolicited box of marijuana, Leonardo DiCaprio listed on return address

Students take aim at Bevin in rap about sickouts

Teacher confiscates loaded gun from fourth-grader at Cleveland school

Police in Bay Village can now pull drivers over if they are caught texting while driving

Bill would regulate light-weight electric scooters in state

Ohio cheese wins US Championship Cheese Contest

A cheese from Ohio has captured the top spot at the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin

Deadly Instagram date: Jury delivers verdict for sex offender who was found with dead 19-year-old in hotel room

Convicted sex offender will serve three years for involuntary manslaughter.

Michigan couple accused of having sex in Kalahari hot tub

The Erie County Sheriff said a Michigan couple is facing criminal charges after being accused of having sex in a hot tub at Kalahari Resorts.

  Louisville Zoo, Mega Cavern to remain closed this weekend due to sinkhole

The Louisville Zoo and Mega Cavern will be closed again Friday following Wednesday’s discovery of a sinkhole.

Ohio governor delays 3 more executions while drugs reviewed

Garfield Heights is home to one of the only Arthur Treacher’s in America

13 charged in violent robberies in Kentucky, Tennessee, other states

Ohio teen who defied mother by getting vaccinated testifies before Congress

Blood trail from home invasion suspect in Akron leads to arrest and conviction

Aurora, Ohio officer arrested after pointing gun at driver in Florida, police say

NKY public schools voice opposition against bill they say would benefit private schools

The bill would allow donors to claim large tax breaks for giving scholarships to private school students.

Concealed carry license renewals in Ohio for 2018 increased by 83 percent from the year before

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost released an annual report detailing statistics regarding concealed carry licenses in Ohio for the year 2018.

Dog stolen during home break-in reunited with owner in Ohio over a year later

A dog that was stolen a year and a half ago has been reunited in Ohio with her owner.

Adults vaccinated as kids may not be protected against the measles now

If you were born between 1957 and the early 70s, you may not be protected from the measles.

  Driver accused of killing Tennessee officer from Tri-State surrenders

Janet Elaine Hinds turned herself in to the Chattanooga Police Department Monday morning for the hit-and-run death of Nicholas Galinger

As the Ohio River rises, businesses are forced to close

As the Ohio River starts to rise again, businesses like Captains Quarters and Cunningham’s Creekside are forced to close.

ODOT wants OK for variable speed limits based on conditions

Ohio's Department of Transportation is seeking permission to change speed limits anytime statewide

Travel ban on parts of the Ohio Turnpike due to high winds

The following types of vehicles shall be banned from traveling the Ohio Turnpike until the Travel Ban is cancelled:

Ohio ranked one of highest sex-trafficking states in nation

Right here in the Buckeye State lies an underworld burning with under-aged sex and prostitution.

Here’s what the proposed Ohio gas tax increase would cost you per year

His new chair in the Ohio Governor’s office is barely warm and Mike DeWine is asking the Ohio legislature for a massive increase to the state’s gas tax, effecting what you pay at the pump.

  Jarring photo of elderly woman slumped over pillow in Ohio nursing home sparks investigation

Her loved ones say they found her that way at Altercare Nobles Pond over the weekend

Gov. DeWine’s administration proposes gas tax increase to maintain roads, bridges

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's administration has recommended increasing the state gas tax by 18 cents a gallon beginning July 1.

  Rare ‘thundersnow’ event caught on video in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Transportation shared several videos showing “thundersnow,” or a winter thunderstorm, on Wednesday morning as a wintry mix moved through the state.

EPD: 10 firearms, 240 rounds of ammo removed from home after man arrested

During a press conference Wednesday, EPD Sgt. Jason Cullum discussed a recent arrest and the successful use of the Red Flag Law.

Ohio’s first Rage Room lets you go full ‘Office Space’ on electronics with a sledgehammer in Parma

Rage room unleashes the beast in you

  Ohio nail salon getting a lot of attention over its risque name

A new business owner in Perkins Township decided to get a little risque with the name of her nail salon.

DeWine to announce proposed Ohio gas tax hike

Gov. Mike DeWine says he'll announce Thursday his proposed recommendation for increasing the state's gas tax to deal with a chronic shortfall in spending on road construction.

Warrant issued for South Euclid, OH, man accused of beating wife after being caught engaging in sexual acts with dog

After confronting him, the man struck his wife several times until she was knocked to the ground, police say.

Ohio high court hears case of dad who starved, beat toddler

The Ohio Supreme Court plans to hear arguments over the death sentence given to a man who beat and starved his 2-year-old daughter

More than 1,600 hepatitis A cases reported during Ohio outbreak

The Ohio Department of Health has declared a statewide community outbreak of hepatitis A after an increase in reported cases since the beginning of 2018.

Passport Health sues Kentucky over Medicaid rate cuts

Passport Health Plan has filed a lawsuit claiming that Medicaid rate cuts imposed by the state could drive it out of business by March.

  Off-duty Euclid firefighter heroically rescues 2 people from burning car

“It’s cool, but it’s something we do every day, just what we do.”

Google to build new data center in Ohio, create thousands of new jobs across US

A Google project is expected to bring $750,000 in new revenues annually to central Ohio once a new data center is constructed.

  Portage County judge arrested for suspected drunken driving following crash

Doherty is also the Presiding Judge of the HOPE Drug Court.

Former Lorain County teacher sentenced to probation for having sex with a student

Former charter school teacher sentenced to probation for having sex with a student.

Here’s the reason your tax return is lower and what to do for next year

The first Americans to file their 2018 taxes are finding their refunds are lower than 2017 if they’re getting a refund at all, now that the President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has taken effect.

2 dead in Oldham County following multi-county chase, officer-involved shooting

A 911 call in Gallatin County started the chase. when a witness told police they thought a person was in distress.

Manhunt underway for suspect accused of abducting OSU student, stealing van at gunpoint near Mansfield campus

Police are searching for the suspect who abducted a female student and stole a vehicle at gunpoint near the Ohio State University Mansfield campus.

Ohio city nixes Columbus Day, will start observing Election Day as holiday

The paid vacation day for municipal workers is expected to be switched to a Tuesday in November beginning this year.

Jason Momoa, star of ‘Aquaman,’ scheduled to appear at Wizard World Cleveland

Jason Momoa, the actor who starred in the superhero blockbuster film “Aquaman," is slated to appear at the Cleveland’s Wizard World convention in March.

  14 Cleveland elementary school students given gummy bears that may have been laced with marijuana

All students are in stable condition.

Nearly 5,500 Ohioans have five or more drunk driving convictions in the last 20 years

Cleveland19 is uncovering repeat offenders, some with more than 10 OVIs in the last 20 years. We found many of them are living here in Northeast Ohio.

Louisville Hindu temple vandalized with ‘messages of hate’

The temple was vandalized at some point between Sunday night and Tuesday morning.

‘We’re getting soft’ for closing schools due to dangerously cold weather, Gov. Bevin says

In an interview with 840 WHAS Radio in Louisville, Bevin scoffed at the idea of closing schools for what referred to as ‘cold.’

3 people killed when medical helicopter crashes in Ohio

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says three people aboard a medical helicopter have died after a crash that occurred southeast of Columbus.

  GRAPHIC VIDEO: Lucasville, OH inmates repeatedly stabbed in vicious prison attack

A shocking report, released by the Associated Press, outlines a brutal attack within one of Ohio’s most secure prisons, the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility.

  REMINDER: It’s illegal to leave your pets outside in freezing temperatures

If it’s too cold for you to be outside, it’s too cold for your pets.

Ohio Gov. DeWine says he would sign the vetoed ‘heartbeat bill’ into law

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine recently said that he will “absolutely” sign the anti-abortion “heartbeat bill,” which was previously vetoed by his predecessor, John Kasich.

Former Cuyahoga Falls guidance counselor sentenced for sexual relationship with a student

Cuyahoga Falls counselor designated a Tier III sex offender

Peaches sold at Ohio Walmart locations recalled due to Listeria concerns

Peaches sold at Walmart stores in Ohio are part of a recall.

Bald Eagle sightings expected to increase in Ohio with nesting season approaching

The photos of Bald Eagles in Mentor are absolutely stunning

Kentucky father claims to sell meth ‘to save his son’ from Mexican drug cartel operating in Louisville

The man told investigators his son racked up a $30,000 to $40,000 debt with the wrong guy.

Several Eastlake children, stranded by floodwaters, rescued by firefighters; flood warning issued for parts of Erie, Lake and Lorain Counties

A Flood Watch is in effect for most of Northeast Ohio until 4 a.m. Thursday.

Lake Erie is just showing off now after wicked wind creates ice sculptures on the shore (photos)

Freezing temperatures leave sculptures on the water's edge

Ohio sold $75,000 worth of medical marijuana during first day of operating

The numbers are in.

Akron teen robbed at gunpoint of his Jordan shoes

Akron teen attacked and robbed for his Jordan sneakers.

FDA recalls several brands of dry dog food following toxicity reports

The FDA has recalled several brands of dry dog food, and is alerting dog owners and veterinary professionals alike.

Sen. Sherrod Brown to Tour Early States Before 2020 Decision

Sen. Sherrod Brown is launching a tour of three states that cast pivotal early votes in the 2020 presidential primary.

Stark County officials want teen to pay for guard rail that essentially failed him

A mother is furious after finding out officials want her son to pay for damaging a guard rail that was slated for replacement 11 years ago.

Ohio State makes students' dreams come true by bringing ‘Pizza ATM’ to campus

First, Ohio State University introduced a bacon vending machine on campus. Now, students can eat pizza dispensed from a high-tech ATM.

Ohio doctor fired for prescribing potentially lethal doses of pain medications to patients

It was discovered that the doctor “ordered significantly excessive and potentially fatal doses of pain medication for at least 27 patients” over the last 5 years.

Medical marijuana sales begin in Ohio on Wednesday

Several dispensaries will begin legal medical marijuana sales to patients in Ohio on Wednesday morning, more than four months after the program was supposed to launch.

Rocky River Police: Couple scams $800,000 from a 94-year-old Ohio man

An account that had 800 thousand dollars and was dwindled down to $4.94.

Ohio Governor Mike Dewine sworn in at home, signs executive orders moments later

The short ceremony took place at midnight, ahead of his public inauguration at the Statehouse in Columbus on Monday afternoon.

Cleveland Clinic stands firmly against prescribing medical marijuana to patients

The Cleveland Clinic will not be prescribing medical marijuana to its patients because of the belief in better alternatives.

Take a look inside what will be one of Ohio’s first medical marijuana dispensaries

A northern Ohio medical marijuana dispensary offered an inside look inside the facility on Friday afternoon.

6,569 Ohioans are furloughed during government shutdown, here’s how that compares to the rest of the nation

There are roughly 800,000 federal employees who are furloughed during the government shutdown nationwide, and an estimated 6,569 of those are here in Ohio, according calculations from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

Boy, 9, saves grandfather’s life during diabetic episode

The 9-year-old was in the backseat of the car, waiting for his grandfather to start it up and head out for some pizza, when something went wrong.