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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.

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

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

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

Gun season ends with 107,000 deer kills in Kentucky

Kentucky license plates to be printed digitally starting next year

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

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Supreme Court leaves Kentucky’s ultrasound law in place

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

Kentucky mother arrested for stabbing infant

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

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

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

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

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

Myles Garrett on the minds of Browns fans

Columbus woman missing since Wednesday found dead in Delaware County

Louisville dog treat company provides jobs for adults with special needs

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

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.

Authorities in western Ky. searching for escaped inmate

Kentucky State Police tell us that 29-year-old William Casto escaped from the Webster County Jail.

  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.

  Funeral arrangements announced for Dayton police detective shot in line of duty

Jorge Del Rio served as a Dayton police officer since March 1990.

Deal to sell GM Lordstown plant to electric vehicle company becomes finalized, report says

General Motors finalized the sale of the Lordstown plant to a startup company that will use the facility to build electric trucks.

Bill cosponsored by US Sen. Sherrod Brown, of Ohio, proposes to keep schools open longer to help working families

Democratic U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris introduced a bill, which is cosponsored by Sen. Sherrod Brown from Ohio, that would better align school day schedules with the work day.

Ohio’s ‘tampon tax’ is no more

Ohio is among about a dozen states that have recently changed such policies.

Police: 6-year-old Ohio boy brought loaded semi-automatic gun to school

Ohio police said a 6-year-old boy brought a firearm to school in his backpack.

GRAPHIC: Cleveland Browns release Jermaine Whitehead after threatening, racist post-game comments

The Browns cut him about 12 hours after he made threating comments to Browns fans and media members on social media.

Cleveland Police need help looking for missing 17-year-old girl

Police suspect that Gales might be at America’s Best Value Inn located at 14043 Brookpark Road.

Man sentenced in connection to shooting of Clark County judges

The suspect pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor battery count for his role in a fight outside of an Indianapolis White Castle that ended with two judges being shot in May of 2019.

NFL ordered Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry to change cleats at halftime of Denver Broncos game

At halftime of the Cleveland Browns game, the wide receivers were told to change their cleats or risk sitting out the rest of the game.

Cleveland Browns call safety Jermaine Whitehead’s controversial social media tirade ‘unacceptable’

A spokesperson for the Cleveland Browns confirmed the organization will “in no way condone” the “totally unacceptable and highly inappropriate” behavior of safety Jermaine Whitehead after he went off on a social media rampage threatening and harassing a reporter and fans.

Trump nominee steps in as region’s top federal prosecutor

The introduction of DeVillers comes a month the region's former chief federal prosecutor, Benjamin Glassman, stepped down.

  VIDEO: DashCam shows dramatic moments of chase involving murder suspect

Michael Jordan, 30, was arrested after troopers said he was involved in a traffic stop on I-75.

Firefighters save woman’s son’s ashes from apartment fire

Dill says she left her son’s ashes inside her apartment.

UPDATE: Indiana DNR confirms body found in Ohio River as missing woman Shanaira Selden

The mother of a missing woman has told WAVE 3 News that the body of a woman found dead in the Ohio River on Sunday was her daughter.

Kentucky middle school teacher charged with rape, sexual abuse

The female juvenile was taken to the Child Advocacy Center where it was confirmed through an interview that Gardner had, on at least five occasions, had sexual contact with the child.

2 killed, including Ohio firefighter in accidental electrocution after crash

A good Samaritan died after trying to help two men in Columbia Township crash; passenger also died.

State lawmakers hope to prevent crashes with rumble strips

Some Ohio lawmakers say they hope to prevent numerous vehicle crashes by installing rumble strips down the center of some roads

Laurel County man charged with murder after UTV accident kills passenger

A Laurel County man is being charged with murder after crashing a utility vehicle that caused the death of a passenger.

Cincinnati man killed, two injured in head-on crash in Preble County

Troopers say a 2014 Nissan Pathfinder and a 2012 Dodge Ram crashed head-on around 9 p.m. on U.S. 127 in Somers Township.

  Teens voting? Cincinnati checking to see if it’s ‘doable’

Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld says he'd support 16-and-17-year-olds casting ballots, but Councilman David Mann calls the idea 'absurd'

  Suit: FBI agent violated cop’s rights to get military medical records CPD used to oust him

'There’s nothing more dangerous than an FBI agent with that federal power behind him digging into the personal affairs of Americans'

Mother, boyfriend sentenced in death of 2-year-old who died of drug overdose

Mother and boyfriend sentenced for death of 2 year old who ingested their illegal drugs.

Ohio’s unemployment went up in September, but expert says it’s ’negligible’

Today, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released unemployment numbers for September which showed a slight increase from August.

  Local leaders eye Cleveland’s landmark $260 million opioid settlement

More than 2,500 lawsuits have been filed against drug companies.

  Video: Suspended Pike Co sheriff ‘I’d be better if you’d get the f--- off my property’

'I regret my words,' Charlie Reader wrote in a Facebook post about the encounter

UPDATE: Body of newborn baby found in Hiram College bathroom; police pouring over crime scene for evidence

Police told 19 News the baby's body was found in a garbage bag.

Here’s what it is like being part of the Ohio State University Marching Band (video)

Have you ever dreamed of marching with “The Best Damn Band in the Land?”

Ohio AG announces $117M multistate settlement with Johnson & Johnson

A multistate investigation found the companies violated state consumer protection laws by misrepresenting the safety and effectiveness of the devices and failing to sufficiently disclose risks

Garth Brooks is bringing his Dive Bar Tour to... Ohio!

All tickets are free and can only be won by country radio.

  Matt Bevin, Andy Beshear debate at UK

This is the second debate between the current governor and the state's attorney general

Whitney Houston, Dave Matthews Band, Biggie among Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2020 nominees

The list is compiled of 16 nominees some on the ballot for the first time ever.

36 hours later, new Fortnite map emerges from black hole

Fortnite has imploded.

Health officials confirm whooping cough in Kentucky schools

Health officials have confirmed two cases of whooping cough at Kentucky schools.

Taco Bell pulls beef from some stores on quality concerns

Taco Bell restaurants in some states are asking customers to try chicken or steak in their burritos after quality concerns pushed it to stop serving seasoned beef temporarily

  Ohio girl nearly hit by car on sidewalk as she gets off school bus

Authorities say they cited the driver for reckless operation.

Repeal of ‘pink tax’ clears Ohio House, would eliminate tax on feminine hygiene products

Representatives from the Ohio House voted unanimously on Thursday to repeal a state sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products.

Ohio University Marching Band accused of hazing, ordered to stop all band activities

Ohio University ordered the OU Marching 110 to stop all band-related activities Friday while they investigate hazing complaints.