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  Ohio bill would allow police to make traffic stops for cellphone use

'This legislation will address the significant danger caused by drivers who drive under the influence of their electronic devices'

‘It is time to rethink the role of the FBI’: Ohio sheriff writes letter to Trump calling for shift of some powers to US Marshals

UPDATE: Port Clinton Police, Ohio BCI investigating near home of Harley Dilly; dozens of residents gather to support missing boy

Oreo wants to know ‘What’s Your Stuf’ for chance to win $100K

104-year-old World War II veteran collecting Valentine’s Day cards

Cincinnati ranked as one of the top 10 cities for bed bugs

Amber Alert for Cleveland Heights children canceled; parents accused of selling food stamps for drug money

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Police: Ohio boy, 10, missing since August believed to be in danger

  ‘It was absolute hell’: Westlake mother shocked after daughter blackmailed on Instagram by child predator

Juveniles’ attempt to steal car from Cleveland woman stalled when they couldn’t drive stick shift

Ohio EMA will help you pay for a tornado safe room

State Medical Board of Ohio to consider if being a Browns or Bengals fan qualifies for medical marijuana use

Day 14 of search for Harley Dilly: Reward nears $10,000 for safe return of 14-year-old Port Clinton boy

Amount of medical marijuana sold in Ohio in the first year may surprise you

It was the early January, 2019 that the first medical marijuana dispensaries had their final inspections and were allowed to open for business in Ohio.

Toolkit helps Ohio houses of worship prepare attack response

Ohio officials have developed a free, online toolkit to help houses of worship discuss and prepare for how they would respond if they were attacked.

School district brings back in-school driver’s ed class

An Ohio school district has brought back in-school driver’s ed classes to help more students earn licenses before they turn 18 as a way of finding employment.

Man was ‘popping off’ rounds to celebrate New Year’s Day when he fatally shot girlfriend, Cleveland police say

Illegal celebratory gunfire turned deadly just after midnight on New Year’s Day, according to Cleveland police.

Cincinnati chili named best hangover cure in the nation

No arrests confirmed in Amber Alert hoax where mother lied about 12-year-old boy getting kidnapped in carjacking

Search for missing Ohio teen expands nationwide

Amber alert issued for 12-year-old northern Ohio boy | UPDATE: Police say report was a hoax

North Olmsted soccer coach caught by security guard having sex with 14-year-old boy, prosecutor says

  Cleveland church needs fire security updates to house homeless

Ohio workers will see minimum wage increase 2020

Currently, Ohio’s minimum wage is $8.55 per hour for non-tipped employees and $4.30 for tipped employees, according to the Ohio Department of Commerce.

14-year-old Port Clinton boy missing since Dec. 20

Harley Dilly was last seen leaving for school.

ODOT to promote road safety with cheerful holiday messages on over 130 highway signs

The Ohio Department of Transportation is trying to take away some of the stress from holiday travel with humorous messages on more than 130 highway signs throughout the state.

  Five Cincinnati City Council members may face criminal prosecution over text messages

A special prosecutor was named Thursday

Warrensville Heights, Ohio student graduates college before receiving high school diploma

A Warrensville Heights student just became the youngest from the school district to graduate from Cuyahoga Community College.

Human remains discovered in Highland Co. identified

The Highland County sheriff says human remains discovered on Dec. 12 have been identified

Pregnant, young horses among 15 fatally shot in Eastern Kentucky

Fifteen horses were shot and killed near a strip-mining site in Floyd County, Kentucky, according to WYMT.

Winning $372 million Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in Mentor, Ohio

Winning lotto ticket sold at a Giant Eagle in Mentor

Father of former OSU football star charged in connection with exotic animal attack, state officials say

The father of former Ohio State football star and NFL player Ezekial Elliott was arrested Tuesday in connection with a wild animal attack in a Columbus-area neighborhood, the Ohio Department of Agriculture reports.

  KY lawmaker proposes bill to legalize marijuana

His bill would also decriminalize possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.

Ohio Supreme Court: Owner of dog with attack history can face criminal charges without ‘dangerous’ designation

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that an owner of a dog that has a history of being dangerous can be criminally charged.

City of Cleveland loses fight to withhold PTSD treatment from EMS workers

After more than a year of fighting for PTSD to be recognized for EMS crews like it already is for police and fire, a judge just ruled in the union’s favor.

Gov. DeWine reflects on his first year in office

Governor Mike DeWine is wrapping up his first year in office and he’s talking about his biggest challenges and what the future holds.

Cedar Point reveals new ride, other exciting changes for park’s 150th anniversary

“America’s Roller Coast” will celebrate its 150th anniversary in the 2020 season.

Child playing with matches sets fire that displaces 30 people in Cincinnati

Damage is set at $80,000, fire officials say

Beshear appoints new Kentucky Board of Education, current board files lawsuit

Just hours into his administration, Gov. Andy Beshear signed his first executive order, replacing the board of education appointed by former governor Matt Bevin.

  Wooster baby stricken with meningitis is fighting for his life; parents have a warning for others

Little Prestley is just 7-months-old.Around Thanksgiving, his parents say they watched him seize for nearly an hour before doctors and nurses put him in a medically induced coma.

  Streetsboro man claims he was put on unpaid leave by Walmart because he’s in a wheelchair

For five years Bob Caetta, who is in a wheelchair, worked as a host at the Streetsboro Walmart.

Gun season ends with 107,000 deer kills in Kentucky

Hunters killed about 107,000 deer during the 16-day season.

Kentucky license plates to be printed digitally starting next year

The new plates will be flat and printed digitally instead of embossed with raised numbers and letters.

Police arrest man charged in 29-year-old rape cold case

Annie Sisk's case has been sitting cold for so many years, until this weekend when police finally found the man they believe raped her.

Supreme Court leaves Kentucky’s ultrasound law in place

The justices did not comment in refusing to review an appeals court ruling that upheld the law.

  State officials: 45K Ohioans to be affected by federal food stamp rule

The Trump administration rule would toughen the work requirements for adults without children who are currently eligible for SNAP benefits.

Kentucky mother arrested for stabbing infant

An update on the baby's condition hasn't been given.

  Escaped 200-pound pig gives deputies a run for their money in Erie County (video)

This big pig wasn’t going quietly on Tuesday in Huron Township.

Foster mom caught intentionally pouring hot cocoa on baby, says she ‘doesn’t remember’

Surveillance footage from a McDonald's shows Ashley Neal pouring a 150-degree drink on the infant’s head.

T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods sold recalled products following recall announcements

That deal you got while shopping may be very dangerous.

17-year-old charged after 17-year-old boy shot dead in the face in Elyria garage

One 17-year-old is behind bars after another 17-year-old was shot dead in the face on Sunday morning.

Dog missing after Cleveland man is carjacked at gunpoint

Michael Reed says he hasn’t been able to function since his best friend was taken away.

2nd man dies after fatal shooting at Ohio home

Authorities say a second man who was shot during an apparent robbery at an Ohio home has died.

10 animals die after barn at African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, Ohio goes up in flames on Thanksgiving

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office confirmed one of the buildings that house the animals at the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton is up in flames.

Ohio hospital continues tradition by dressings newborns in Buckeyes gear before Michigan rivalry game

Sticking with tradition, newborn babies at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are being adorned with Buckeyes-themed gear ahead of the rivalry game against the University of Michigan.

Homicide investigation underway after 11-year-old boy fatally shot at birthday party in Cleveland

What was supposed to be a celebration of turning another year older turned into a tragedy that ended an 11-year-old boy’s life in Cleveland.

Myles Garrett on the minds of Browns fans

The picture-perfect football Sunday started with tailgaters in the Muny Lot taking aim at a Mason Rudolph piñata with a Steelers helmet.

Columbus woman missing since Wednesday found dead in Delaware County

A man who was once considered a person of interest is now wanted in connection with her death, police say.

Louisville dog treat company provides jobs for adults with special needs

Wigglewow, an all-natural dog treat company, launched in August. The company provides jobs for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Ever heard of Brown Friday? You probably don’t want to get caught up in it

The day after Thanksgiving is the busiest day of the year for plumbing and drain companies.

Foster mom says school resource officers used excessive force while restraining child, Akron police are reviewing the case (video)

Akron Police say they are reviewing a case after school resource officers used force to arrest a teen at Butchel Community Learning Center.

Minister scam leaves woman out hundreds of dollars

Tonight at 11: She was scammed out of hundreds of dollars. Now, a local woman is sharing her story in hopes that no one else falls for this tricky scheme.

GV Art & Design weighs in on Myles Garrett incident with new shirt: ‘Pittsburgh started it’

Northeast Ohio’s popular T-shirt maker GV Art & Design just released a product that will likely soon be flooding Cleveland’s streets.

Ohio lawmaker proposes bill that would allow person to use deadly force in self-defense

A Republican lawmaker introduced legislation that would alter Ohio’s self-defense laws.

Dayton gunman’s friend expected to plead to unrelated counts

A friend of the gunman in the deadly Dayton mass shooting is expected to plead guilty to unrelated federal firearms charges

Ohio bill would erase time limits, loophole in cases of rape

State senators in Ohio are debating a proposal to lift the statute of limitations on rape and close a loophole that allows rape inside marriage to go unpunished

Teens plead not guilty in death of woman at Ohio state park

Two 16-year-old boys have pleaded not guilty in the death of a woman killed by a falling log at an Ohio State park on Labor Day

Ohio House OKs bill expanding religious freedom in schools

The Republican-dominated Ohio House has approved a bill to expand religious freedom in public schools and allow students to engage in religious expression in their school assignments

Myles Garrett on fight: ‘I lost my cool’

Browns defensive end says he regrets attacking Steelers’ QB Mason Rudolph with a helmet

61-year-old woman killed, 3 hurt in SE Indiana crash

The cause of the crash remains under investigation

Rose Lavelle to speak at NKU Thursday night

The breakout star for the 2019 U.S. Women’s National Team helped lead the team to their fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup- setting a new record

Kentucky has the highest lung cancer rates in the nation

In Kentucky, the survival rate for lung cancer is just 17.6%.

  Cincinnati police honor Dayton detective killed in line of duty: ‘We want to celebrate the life of a true American hero’

'We want to celebrate the life of a true American hero,' said Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac.

KSP: Escaped inmate found weeks later in Union Co.

Authorities in Western Kentucky have found an escaped inmate, who was on the run for almost a month.

  Funeral held Tuesday for Dayton police detective killed in line of duty

A Go Fund Me account has raised nearly $75,000 for Detective Jorge Del Rio's family

KSR’s Matt Jones says he wasn’t going to run for senate

He took to social media Thursday night to update his fans.

Fundraising underway for family of Dayton detective killed in line of duty

'To put it poignantly, Jorge was a rock star and superhero'

Trump’s attorneys file claim to get Stormy Daniels money from Columbus police settlement

Trump's lawyers say she owes him $293,052

Kroger shooting: Suspect coming out of store fires at officers before they shoot him dead

Multiple witnesses told WAVE 3 News reporters that two people started arguing in the produce section of the Kroger store.

Lawsuit alleges Mayor Frank Jackson’s grandsons are running a gang out of his Cleveland home

The lawsuit essentially says the mayor’s grandson and other family members are running a dangerous gang right here in Cleveland and the mayor is letting them get away with it.

  Middle school student can draw world map from memory

Brooks Tunstall, who is in eighth grade at Oak Knoll, can draw a fairly accurate map of the world from memory in just 15 minutes.