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Man found shot to death in East Westwood, police say

No arrests have been announced

Trump approves Kentucky disaster declaration

Homicide suspects in custody after I-75 chase ends in crash, troopers say

Job description for North Olmsted Police Department requires flexibility during these ‘unprecedented times’

Ohio House introduces bill requiring EMS workers to be notified after treating potentially contagious patient

  Ohio coronavirus: How to help healthcare workers

  Already working a dangerous job, Ohio police officers try to stay clear of COVID-19

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  21-year-old Akron woman diagnosed with COVID-19 says it was ‘10 times worse than the flu’

  Ohio’s coronavirus surge could likely result in 6K to 8K new cases a day at peak, health director says

Don’t avoid gardening and yard work, it could help your mental health in Ohio

  Meijer customers asked not use reusable bags to help keep everyone safe

Can you help identify a man who was found in an Ohio river in 2007?

Suspect arrested for murder after Poplar Street shooting, police say

  Ohio’s stay-at-home order: What you can do

While Ohio's stay-at-home order is in effect, there are still some things you can do outside of the house.

  Solid Rock Church continues to hold services during coronavirus pandemic

Nearly 3,000 comments have been on the church's Facebook page regarding its decision to hold services Sunday

Here is the list of what is considered essential under Ohio’s stay-at-home order and can remain open

On Sunday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced his Health Director signed a Stay at Home order which goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Monday night.

  Ohio reports first coronavirus death; Senior centers ordered to close on Monday

Governor DeWine is holding his daily coronavirus news conference at 2 p.m.

Gov. DeWine issues stern warning about ‘reckless behavior’ when asked about potential shelter-in-place order

Ohio: 119 confirmed coronavirus cases in 24 counties

  More businesses, 181 BMV locations ordered to close by Gov. DeWine

OSU confirms two positive coronavirus cases

  2-year-old Ohio boy tests positive for coronavirus

Ohio Democratic Party sues state elections chief over new primary date

  Ohio hospitals plan for possible surge in patients due to coronavirus

The number of positive coronavirus cases in Ohio went up 17 from Monday to Tuesday.

TSA screening officer at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport tests positive for coronavirus

The Transportation Security Administration says a screening officer who works at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport tested positive for COVID-19.

$2,500 tip left at Columbus restaurant before they all closed indefinitely in Ohio because of coronavirus

On Sunday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that all restaurants and bars will be closed indefinitely, but before they did one customer did something so generous that it may surprise a few people.

  Ohio Gov. DeWine orders all bars, restaurants to close starting Sunday

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is set to give an update on the new coronavirus.

  DeWine: 26 confirmed coronavirus cases in Ohio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and health officials confirmed Saturday that Ohio has 26 cases of COVID-19.

Officers taken to UCMC after being headbutted, hit by van during arrest

One of the officers was headbutted during the arrest while the other was hit by a van when trying to remove the suspect from the vehicle, CPD says.

Cleveland Clinic’s new coronavirus testing capabilities will deliver results within hours

A Cleveland Clinic spokesperson told 19 News the hospital system will soon have new, in-house coronavirus testing capabilities.

Ohio lawmakers urge extension of SNAP benefits for children amid school closures

Reps. Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) and Bobby Scott (VA-3) introduced the Pandemic EBT Act to provide states the option to extend Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits (or “Pandemic EBT”) to households with children attending schools that are closed due to a public health emergency.

  Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana to receive more than $33M from CDC for COVID-19 response

The funds are part of the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act signed by President Donald Trump on March 6.

Former Cincinnati City Council member Tamaya Dennard indicted by federal grand jury

The former councilperson is accused of bribery and extortion attempting to exchange her council votes for money.

Cleveland, Akron, Youngstown St. Patrick’s Day parades canceled due to coronavirus scare

Boston and Dublin, Ohio have also canceled its parades.

Coronavirus alert messages available for Hamilton County residents

Alerts from county officials can be sent via text, e-mail, and phone calls.

  DeWine makes recommendations, city hosts summit on coronavirus preparedness

Among the governor's recommendations is a request that colleges and universities move toward online or remote learning

3 in Ohio test positive for coronavirus, governor says

Gov. DeWine made the announcement Monday afternoon.

Ohio doctor accused of drugging and filming unconscious women while he sexually assaulted them

The FBI arrested a plastic surgeon based out of northern Ohio who is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting several women.

Photos: Inside the investigation of Harley Dilly, the Ohio teen who died in a chimney

The Ohio Attorney General’s office released its file on the Harley Dilly case, the 14-year-old Port Clinton young man who went missing in December and was later found in a chimney of an unoccupied vacation home.

Ohio Department of Health opens call center to help with coronavirus response

The call center is staffed with licensed nurses and infectious disease experts who are available seven days a week.

Mason teen indicted for murder of Dayton student

An 18-year-old from Mason has been indicted on multiple charges in connection with the shooting death of a Dayton student

Spencer Co. community outraged after animal control shoots injured dog in head, throws it in dumpster

Kentucky state law bans euthanasia by gunshot unless the animal is suffering from its injuries.

  Ohio to use ‘disease detectives’ if coronavirus spreads into state

A key aspect of Ohio's response will be detectives who will help determine if a person could have spread the virus to others.

$250,000 bond for Akron daughter accused of stabbing her mom to death

Brenda Powell was murdered inside her home Tuesday.

Ohio senators announce legislation coming soon to end death penalty

The bill will be introduced in the coming weeks

Daughter charged with murder after stabbing mother to death, Akron police say

Brenda Powell was murdered inside her home Tuesday.

Ohio AG launches Robocall Enforcement Unit to fight back

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost launched and anti-robocall initiative Wednesday to fight back against the growing nuisance.

Alert canceled for missing Ohio man, 75

Floyd Lehman suffers from dementia, Alzheimer’s and high blood pressure.

  Will November bring a choice to legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio?

An Ohio group believes so and has filed an amendment, titled “Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol” with the hopes of bringing the matter before voters in Ohio this November.

  ‘I wasn’t giving up without a fight!’: 92-year-old Cleveland man goes toe to toe with armed carjackers

Every Sunday morning, 92-year-old Norval Storvall goes to community A.M.E. Church on Lexington Avenue for breakfast and service, but this past Sunday, his routine screeched to a halt.

Northeast Ohio family finally meeting US military donor stationed in Syria who saved their daughter’s life

The Boothe family of Barberton was hit with devastating news three years ago, when their new born baby girl was diagnosed with leukemia.

Madison Police Department says ‘See you later alligator’ to reptile found in residence

There’s some things they just don’t teach you in the Police Academy

  14-year-old amputee and cancer survivor winning on and off the field in Ohio

14 year old amputee, cancer survivor, winning on and off the field

  Ohio, Kentucky governors reveal coronavirus response plans

Their remarks come in the wake of news from California of the first U.S. case of coronavirus without an obvious source of transmission.

Dayton doctor indicted on 145 child porn charges

Dr. Gregory Ramey, 70, worked at Dayton Children’s Hospital.

Ohio Senate: Put country on permanent daylight saving time

U.S. lawmakers have introduced bills to make the change, and even President Donald Trump has tweeted that he’s in favor of the idea.

Ohio now has 212 people under ‘public health supervision’ for coronavirus

The previous six PUI cases, are now in the negative category after test results have come back from the CDC.

Ohio legislation would make assaulting referees a crime

The House Criminal Justice Commitee is considering a bill that would make an assault a first-degree misdemeanor

World’s first in vitro cheetah cubs born at Ohio zoo

Ohio zoo officials have announced that two cheetah cubs have been born through in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer to a surrogate mother for the first time.

Marijuana legalization could be on Ohio ballot in 2020

Ohioans overwhelmingly rejected a 2015 recreational legalization measure

  Massive fire destroys Rocky River condominiums under construction; displaces 12

A massive fire in Rocky River destroys luxury condominiums under construction.

  Rocky River Fire Department: Fire under control, but working on ‘jump fire’ in neighboring building to west

Rocky River Fire Department said just before 10 p.m. the condominium fire under control, but they are fighting a “jump fire” in the neighboring building to the west.

Walton Hills dog rescued from pond after falling through thin ice

While police didn’t confirm what may have led to the dog getting out to the pond, their new four-legged friend is safe on dry land.

Nearly 9 million Ohio license and ID holders to be added to facial recognition database

Nearly nine million Ohio drivers and state ID holders will soon be added to the state’s controversial facial-recognition system.

Both victims die following hazmat incident at Cleveland chemical transport company

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that that both victims hospitalized during Thursday’s hazardous materials incident on Thursday died from their injuries.

State Police say 2019 was the 2nd deadliest on Ohio roads in the last decade

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says that 1,157 people died on Ohio roadways in 2019, the 2nd highest total in the last decade and that five contributing causes accounted for just about 75 percent of those fatalities.

Shaker Heights man posing as Uber driver arrested for rape

Shaker Heights man posing as Uber driver arrested for rape

3 down, 2 to go: US Marshals on the hunt for escaped Stark County inmates

U.S. Marshals, along with the Canal Fulton Police Department, captured Michael Fisher, 30, who escaped from the Stark County Regional Community Corrections Center last week.

Ex-Cleveland Browns lineman Greg Robinson caught with 157 pounds of marijuana near Mexico border, authorities say

Former Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Greg Robinson and ex-NFL player Jaquan Bray were arrested near the El Paso-Mexico border on Monday evening, after authorities found 157 pounds of marijuana in an SUV the pair was traveling in.

Too raunchy for the road: Rejected vanity plates of 2019

Ohio has a five-person requisition committee that recommends whether to approve or deny vanity plates in the Buckeye State.

Mom drunk, high on drugs at time of overnight crash that killed her baby

The driver and baby were taken to University of Louisville Hospital where the baby was pronounced dead, according to Louisville Metro police.

Bill to reduce costs of EpiPens for children in Ohio proposed by state lawmaker

A state representative introduced a bill that would cut the costs of epinephrine auto-injector prescriptions in Ohio.

Kevin Bell ‘Flavor-Flav’ wanted by Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department for failing to register as sex offender

Authorities are looking for 50-year-old Kevin Bell, who may be known on the streets in Northeast Ohio as Flavor-Flav.

  Woman repeatedly calls 911 after parents cut off cell phone service, Jackson Township Police say (911 audio)

Selino Khetarpal, 36, was arrested by Jackson Township Police after she repeatedly called 911, because her parents cut off her cell phone service.

Gun activist Kaitlin Bennett says president should strip funding from Ohio University after demonstrations on campus (video)

Kaitlin Bennett, known for posing at Kent State University with her graduation cap and a gun, says she was met with a “riot” while visiting an Ohio college.

Ohio secretary of state wants Kent State University to rescind invitation to Jane Fonda

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose is taking on Kent State University.

  Despite Boy Scouts filing for bankruptcy, local chapter says ‘scouting in our region is strong’

The Dan Beard Council said they are not part of the national organization’s action.

  ’Esther’s Law’ gains momentum in Ohio as advocates work to eliminate elder abuse

Steve Piskor said it’s personal for him, but this crusade could save lives.

Ohio bill would require flashing lights on Amish buggies

State data shows Ohio has had over 870 crashes involving an animal-drawn vehicle or an animal with a rider since 2014.

Exes’ reported driveway shootout kills stuntwoman, husband

Authorities found Hollywood stuntwoman Cheryl Sanders and her husband, Reed Sanders, dead outside of her ex-husband's home.

North Canton City Schools reveal contents found inside purse lost by student in 1957

Nearly nine months after a North Canton City Schools custodian found a purse missing since 1957, the school finally shared photos of what was found inside.