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LMPD Chief: 1 dead after LMPD officers, National Guard shot at while attempting to disperse crowd

Cleveland police say some violent protesters are from out of town; over 60 arrests made with more expected to be announced

  City buses called to transport 100+ protesters arrested in OTR after curfew

Metro suspends services Sunday, Monday during curfew hours

  Hundreds gather in Akron to protest the death of George Floyd

Coronavirus cases in Ohio surpass 35K total

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Injustice, fear, need for change: Protesters explain importance of protests

  Trotwood still repairing damage a year after tornado

Mason Rep. calls for resignation of Ohio Health Director Dr. Amy Acton

CVS opens 34 COVID-19 testing sites in Ohio

Ohio Representatives introduce bipartisan bill to get kids back to school safely in the fall

Nursing home advocates speak out against state bills that would allow legal immunity during pandemic

Ohio reaches two-week low in current ICU visits, cases continue decline

Currently 885 Ohioans are hospitalized with COVID-19 and 313 are in the ICU.

YMCA Greater Cincinnati locations to open in June

Some locations will open before other but the YMCA says all Greater Cincinnati fitness centers will open in June.

  Mt. Healthy officer hailed as hero for rescuing woman from water

Bodycam video shows the officer found the woman lying face down in the water and he quickly called it in.

  Weekend weather makes perfect time for bike ride

Montgomery Cyclery Inc. President Eric Mueller says a basic tune-up starts with a good cleaning to remove dirt, oil and grease.

335 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at Ohio federal prison

  Body found of 5-year-old missing from Adams County campground

  Tri-State virus survivor shares story during DeWine press conference

  Lawsuit alleging Cincinnati FBI agent violated ex-cop’s rights mirrors Michael Flynn case: court docs

  Gov. DeWine announces new response teams to test residents, staff in long-term care facilities

New details on search, disappearance of Madison Bell released by sheriff

$1.7 million federal COVID-19 relief grant to assist older Ohioans

The Ohio Department of Aging will use CARES act funding to assist seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  BMVs reopen in Ohio: Here’s why you shouldn’t rush right out

At least one local location had a long line extending into the parking lot. We received a picture showing a large crowd at Lebanon’s BMV

Here’s what’s reopening in Ohio on Tuesday

Ohio will almost be completely open by the end of the week

  Gyms, pools reopen across Ohio Tuesday

Gym-goers should prepare for a much different gym experience than before

Indiana DNR saves intoxicated man floating down flooded Blue River on raft

Indiana DNR posted on Facebook that an intoxicated man had passed out on a raft with a bottle of rum in his lap.

Cleveland Cavaliers star Andre Drummond leaves $1,000 tip at a Florida restaurant for waitress

Drummond is making $27 million with the Cavs this season.

  BB Riverboats cruising along after coronavirus, flooding stalls service

BB Riverboats begins river cruises after being closed for 10 weeks

  Chase ends after suspect runs onto I-75 northbound, police say

Officers say this man was arrested, loaded onto a stretcher and taken to the hospital.

Brown County fallen soldier honored in Sunday’s NASCAR race

Seth Blevins was killed nine-years ago during his deployment to Afghanistan.

  New coronavirus cases, deaths below Ohio’s 21-day average, ODH reports

Monday's new numbers for all four of the categories were below their 21-day average.

  What’s wrong with Ohio’s unemployment system?

Nearly 90,000 of the 1.2 million Ohio jobless claims have yet to be processed

Public Library of Cincinnati, Hamilton County to begin drive-thru, curbside service this week

Services and operation hours differ for various library locations.

  Public worship for Archdiocese of Cincinnati resumes Monday

As in-person worships begin again, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati has implanted guidelines for the health and safety of those attending.

Here’s what’s reopening up in Ohio this week

Ohio will almost be completely open by the end of the week.

DeWine: Ohio isn’t ready to allow mass gatherings yet; Cedar Point not ready to reopen

Governor DeWine said that he doesn’t think Ohio is ready to have mass gatherings just yet.

  Legal expert weighs in on disappearance, search for Madison Bell

FOX19 NOW asked legal experts if Bell or the family could face any potential charges.

  Highland County 18-year-old found; ‘left to start new life’ sheriff says

Madison “Maddie” Bell was last seen on Sunday, May 17.

  Great Parks of Hamilton County reopen with guidelines to keep people safe

Certain guidelines have been put in place to help keep people safe during their visits.

  Coronavirus cases in Ohio surpass 31k total with 614 more reported

Saturday's 614 newly reported coronavirus cases push the total number past 31,000.

  New info connects man to white car sought by investigators in Maddie Bell case

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ODOT: High-speed drunken driver arrested after crashing through construction zone in Akron (video)

A suspected drunken driver sideswiped an ODOT work truck early Thursday morning, causing the car to spin out and slide through a construction zone.

  Investigators trying to identify man in connection with Maddie Bell’s disappearance

Bell left her house in Greenfield on Sunday afternoon and did not return.

Ohio fire departments warn against shower curtains for social distancing barriers

As more businesses reopen while trying to follow social distancing guidelines, some are getting creative with barriers to keep people apart.

Ohio wedding receptions can resume June 1, other reopenings announced

The governor also announced the first recommendations from his Minority Health Strike Force

  Ohio restaurants, bars reopen indoor seating

Restaurants across the state are starting to serve customers inside Thursday in the next phase of Gov. Mike DeWine’s plan for reopening Ohio.

Proposal from Ohio lawmakers would permanently allow carryout and delivery of alcoholic beverages

Two state legislators are pitching a proposal that would allow bars and restaurants to continue selling drinks for carryout, even after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

  2020 Ohio State Fair canceled

Ohio Expositions Commission cancels the 2020 fair while looking forward to 2021.

Ohio Senate rejects proposal that would have limited Dr. Acton’s authority

The Ohio Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to reject a bill that would limit the executive power granted to Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton.

  LIST: Rules and recommendations for indoor dining as Ohio restaurants reopen

Indoor dining will resume across Ohio on Thursday

  Cincinnati BBQ food truck gets creative to stay open during pandemic

'It’s forced us to be courageous and we’re just excited about what the future holds for Sweets & Meats'

  Prayer vigil held for Maddie Bell, Ohio teen missing since Sunday

Residents of Greenfield, Ohio gathered at local church to pray for Maddie's safe return.

  State restrictions could be too much for neighborhood pools seeking to reopen

A local pool manager calls the regulations "asinine."

  FBI now involved with search for missing Highland Co. teen

Investigators say they found Maddie’s car abandoned in a church parking lot on Sunday with her keys and cell phone left inside.

House passes bill reforming Ohio’s domestic violence laws after teacher’s murder

'As concerns increase over rising instances of domestic violence due to COVID-19, it is crucial that this bill becomes law'

OHSAA votes to expand football playoffs in 2021

The playoffs will expand from eight schools per region to 12 beginning in the 2021 season.

  Ohio gyms able to reopen now, court ruling states

Judge Eugene Lucci ruled the state’s and county health officials cannot take any action against fitness centers that violate the safety restrictions.

UC students, employees return to campus dates outlined by school president

The university president's plan will begin in June and go to the start of the fall semester on August 24.

CPS, Cincinnati History Museum to share class of 2020 pandemic experiences

Pieces of work from the class of 2020 on their experiences during the coronavirus will be archived in the Cincinnati History Museum.

  Boyfriend of Maddie Bell makes tearful plea for her return

"I can’t even explain it... I just want her to come home."

  Volunteers descend on Highland Co. as search for Ohio teen continues

While police continue to investigate, nonprofit Rescue 101 has been organizing volunteers.

  Ohio moving from stay-at-home orders to ‘strong recommendations’

On Monday, DeWine announced he is putting together an enforcement team as part of Department of Public Safety’s Ohio Investigative Unit.

  Historic high water, flooding along Mill Creek possible Tuesday

Major flooding is forecasted as the rain continues throughout the day.

Annie Glenn, widow of U.S. Sen. John Glenn, dies at 100

A spokesperson says Glenn died Tuesday of COVID-19 complications at a nursing home near St. Paul, Minnesota.

  Police searching for missing 18-year-old from Highland Co.

Her phone was found inside her abandoned car with keys at a local church on S.R. 28, according to the sheriff’s office.

  Some Ohio businesses ‘dead in the water’ without reopening dates

Business owners say they just want a firm reopening date. Right now, they don't have that.

  Cincinnati school offers popular day camp programs virtually

Cincinnati Country Day School has more than 30 different programs for its virtual summer learning experience.

  Ohio Investigative Unit to conduct safety compliance checks in crowded bars, restaurants

Last week, DeWine and Husted announced several reopening for the state including daycares, pools and gyms.

  Outdoor handwashing station installed for Cincinnati’s homeless

The director says this handwashing station will make it easier for the city's homeless to keep their hand clean during the pandemic.

  Police ID 8-year-old boy killed in Mt. Airy shooting

Chance Gilbert was in the third grade at Riverview Elementary School in Hamilton, his parents say

Macy’s welcoming customers beginning Monday in Cincinnati-Dayton area

On Monday, Macy’s is reopening to customers and communities in the Cincinnati-Dayton area.

Some UC students to receive hundreds in financial relief this week

UC says the payments will be sent to accounts this week.

  Hamilton Co. discusses recent uptick in reporting of child abuse cases

According to the Ohio Department of Health, Hamilton County has 2,047 cases of COVID-19 and 111 deaths.

New rules start Monday for Uber drivers, riders

The new rules impact most countries including the U.S., Canada and Mexico

Here’s what’s open in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana

Each state its own reopening stages and dates.

  8-year-old killed in Mt. Airy shooting: ‘This is a very tragic day for all’

It isn't clear yet what led up to the child's death while police continue to investigate

Man’s body found in Little Miami River, park ranger says

A park ranger says it's likely the man's body floated down from the northern part of the river.

Missing teen from Addyston found in Detroit, 29-year-old in custody, police say

The 13-year-old was found Sunday in Detroit, Michigan, police say.

  Humane association celebrates graduates from vet sciences program partnership

The 12 students “walked” the sidewalk at the humane association, a place they have partnered with as part of the career center’s vet sciences program.