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JCPS says school bus driver did not intentionally pull away from student

  Ohio could soon make it illegal for towing companies to hire ‘spotters’

Kentucky toddler who disappeared found safe 4 days later

You can stay overnight in a historic Willoughby Hills house designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright (photos)

WATCH: Kentucky Democratic Governor debate

Lawsuit filed to stop Ohio abortion ban after 1st heartbeat

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Wheels on popular BOB strollers are coming off while parents are running, but no recalls have been issued

Wildlife officials expect more black bear sightings this summer in Northeast Ohio

Kentucky man offers $5,000 reward following toddler son’s disappearance

Seat belts on school buses coming to a Northeast Ohio district as a pilot project

Canton, Ohio high school student loses over 100 pounds by walking to school each day

Ohio investigators say water heater likely linked to carbon monoxide leak that killed 4 relatives was installed by father of family

History and hauntings at former tuberculosis hospital draws in thousands each year

The paranormal and the history at Waverly Hills are intertwined, drawing around 35,000 people in every year.

  Indiana church to pay off $1.5 million of medical debt for local families

On Sunday, City Church of Evansville announced that it will pay off $1.5 million of medical debt for families in the city of Evansville.

4-year-old Toledo boy dies from gunshot wound

A preliminary investigation revealed that the shooting appeared to be accidental, according to a spokesperson for Toledo police.

Ohio woman broke into home and started washing dishes, deputies say

An Ohio woman was taken to jail and charged with burglary after allegedly breaking into a residence and making herself feel at home.

LeBron James surprises I PROMISE school with $1 million grant for new gym

  Ohio parents indulged son’s every wish after he was abused, feeding self-destructive cycle that upended his life

Unsportsmanlike conduct by spectators target of new policy by Kentucky High School Athletic Association

Ohio paramedics warn about return of ‘zombie’ drug now being mixed with fentanyl

SeaWorld Ohio opened 49 years ago this May, celebrate by looking at these before/after photos

Report: Country House won’t run in Preakness

Family dog appears to have foiled baby abduction in Wayne County in Ohio

For 20 long minutes Jordyn Pamer and Zachary Phillips were in a panic as it appeared their 7-month-old baby boy, Zeke, had been abducted from the family’s home in Rittman.

Medical marijuana could soon be prescribed to patients suffering from depression and anxiety in Ohio

By this summer more people could be using medical marijuana for illnesses like depression and anxiety.

Ohio ranks in the top 5 for fentanyl mortality rates based on latest CDC numbers

Using the latest Centers for Disease Control (CDC) numbers, the addiction resource website Heroin.net, has complied every state’s mortality rate when it comes to the drug fentanyl.

Maximum Security’s owner to file appeal following disqualification, horse will not run in Preakness

Gary West spoke to the TODAY Show from Rancho Santa Fe, California where he said he would he was going to file an appeal Monday with the racing commission.

Man charged with murder for punching newborn son after losing video game

A man was arrested after police say he punched his one-month-old son in the head, out of frustration over losing a video game.

Have you done enough to protect yourself from the measles outbreak if it comes to Ohio?

Several states that border Ohio have reported measles cases to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) which means it is only a matter of time before a case it reported here.

Ohio’s free fishing days are here; here are the best lakes in the state for anglers this weekend

For two days, the Ohio of Department of Natural Resources is opening the public waterways up to all Ohio residents who wish to fish.

Judges declare Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional

A federal court has ruled that Ohio's congressional map is unconstitutional and has ordered a new one be drawn for the 2020 elections

Louisville child dies after being bitten by dog

The attack was reported at the intersection of 38th Street and Grand Avenue around 12 p.m. Thursday, according to LMPD spokesman Lamont Washington.

Family accuses local coroner of allowing organ donation at the expense of finding out why a teenager died

Family claims it was pressured to donate organs of a teenage girl who died at the expense of determining her cause of death.

Ohio police remind residents to keep the grass clippings out of the road

The Sebring Police Department, located in Mahoning County, is reminding Ohioans to make sure that their loose lawn clippings stay in their yard and not in the roadway.

Ohio student banned from high school prom after his racist ‘promposal’ sparks outrage

A high school student’s invitation to the prom has sparked outrage all over the country.

Sprinter breaks Ohio State school record held by gold medalist Jesse Owens

The record time stood for more than 80 years.

Ohio man narrowly misses train, counts blessings in stable condition

According to police, no one was hit. A pedestrian who was nearby dodged the train right before impact.

Florida passes bill expanding school guardian program to train and arm school staff

Despite backlash from Democrats, the Florida House passed legislation that includes the expansion of the controversial school “guardian” program and a number of other recommendations made by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission.

Cleveland is 'by far’ most dangerous city in Ohio, according to study

A study compiling violent crime statistics from the FBI for each state shows that Cleveland is, “by far,” the most dangerous city in Ohio.

Ohio congressman proposes bill to fight ‘pesky’ robocalls

An Ohio congressman has penned proposed legislation to combat illegal robocalls.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo announced the birth of male giraffe

He was born 101 pound and six feet tall.

Kentucky attorney general sues to block teacher subpoenas

Kentucky's attorney general filed a lawsuit Monday to try to block subpoenas issued by Gov. Matt Bevin's administration as part of an investigation of teachers who might have used sick days to attend protests.

Euclid resident wins $1 million from Publishers Clearing House

Even if you’re the type of person who hates surprises, there was nothing to hate this morning for one Euclid resident.

Source: Hacker holding Cleveland Hopkins International Airport systems hostage demands ransom via Bitcoin

Mayor Frank Jackson’s Office reported Thursday that “misinformation” is circulating in regard to ongoing Cleveland Hopkins International Airport tech issues.

Sheriff: Human remains those of man last seen in 2018

A sheriff says human remains found in a large bag just a few yards off a road in a rural area of Ohio have been identified as the body of a man last seen in 2018

Ohio woman with unforgettable mugshot arrested for 3rd time in 6 months

The saying goes, “Third time’s a charm,” but that doesn’t ring true for one Ohio woman.

Ohio man praised for stopping alleged sexual assault of 5-year-old dies

The Eastlake Police Department said Rick Adams, the 20-year-old man who beat a teen for allegedly sexually assaulting a boy, died Monday night.

Couple robbed at McDonald’s thank stranger who helped thwart purse snatcher

A stranger was shot in the face as he chased an alleged purse snatcher from a Louisville McDonald’s.

Ohio ranks high on railroad crossing deaths as government launches new campaign (video)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) launched a $5.6 million campaign trying to decrease the number of people killed at railroad crossings.

Bill requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

A bill in Ohio's Legislature requiring teenage drivers under 18 years old to use learner's permits for an entire year means minors would have to be at least 16½ before they could get a probationary driver's license

  Body of missing 14-year-old Ohio boy found buried in ‘shallow grave’ on farm

Officials in Carroll County provided a tragic update to the case of missing teenage boy Jonathon Minard.

Richmond Heights bartender’s karaoke singing catches attention of celebrities like Snoop Dogg, D.L. Hughley (video)

A Richmond Heights bartender is taking the internet by storm, and she’s even catching the attention of some big name celebrities.

US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

A federal judge has blocked part of a new Ohio law that bans the abortion method of dilation and evacuation in most cases.

Amber Alert cancelled: 2-month-old baby found safe after being abducted from Warren

The Ohio Attorney General issued an Amber Alert for a 2-month-old child taken from Hazelwood Avenue in Warren at 1:20 p.m.

Man arrested after refusing to show receipt to greeter at Canton Walmart, making threats to police

A Canton man was arrested after he refused to show his receipt to the greeter when leaving Walmart.

Disorderly man uses iguana as weapon, throws pet at manager inside Painesville Perkins restaurant

You can’t make this stuff up.

  Women attack Good Samaritan during wild gas station fight over hot dogs in Akron, witness says (video)

A dispute over hot dogs led to a violent, obscenity-laced attack at an Akron gas station Friday night.

Lawmaker goes through drug education program, will keep seat

A state lawmaker from Cincinnati who faced a felony charge over a pill found in his vehicle has completed a drug education program, and the charge was reduced and then dismissed to resolve the matter

  Severe weather causes widespread storm damage throughout Northeast Ohio, multiple people hospitalized

Severe thunderstorms, winds and a tornado in Northeast Ohio caused widespread storm damage and power outages.

Ohio governor signs ban on abortion after 1st heartbeat

The bill cleared the state Legislature on Wednesday.

Ohio heartbeat abortion ban heads to governor

Ohio joins five other states that have passed such restrictive abortion measures.

Proposal to honor Ohio popular presidential vote withdrawn

A ballot measure proposing to give Ohio's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote has been withdrawn

Cincinnati ranked among best places to live

Cincinnati was able to land among the 40 best places to live in the U.S., according to The U.S. News and World Report.

The type of ID you need to fly is changing and you probably don’t have the ‘REAL ID’ for Ohio

TSA has started posting fliers at airports warning of the changes to the ID you will need to fly within the U.S.

New Ohio law on child marriage takes effect

The new law took effect Monday

Northeast Ohio will be directly in the path of totality for the solar eclipse of 2024

We are still five years away, but it’s never too early to get excited for a sure-to-be brilliant total solar eclipse.

Juveniles intentionally started fire at KY school playground, police say

It happened early Monday morning, just before 1 a.m., at Greenville Elementary School.

E. Coli cases in Kentucky nearly double in a week

The number of cases in the state have increased to 36, up from 20 the previous week.

Indiana lawmakers order changes to active shooter training following controversial drill

The school safety bill now says students, teachers or staff members can be shot with projectiles during a drill.

Ohio ranks third in country for dog bite claims

National Dog Bite Prevention Week starts April 7.

Ohio schools now must notify parents when kids are absent

If Ohio children are absent from class without excuse, their schools will have to notify their parents within the first two hours of the school day under a new law

Police: KY toddler found in washing machine following deadly house fire

Disturbing new details have emerged about the death of a Kentucky toddler, whose body was found after a mobile home fire.

  Brother of Medina man who impersonated missing boy: He’s mentally ill

"I'm not surprised, he's nuts," Jonathon Rini told Cleveland 19.

FBI to host recruitment event for women who want to be special agents

The FBI wants to hire more women, especially among its special agent ranks.

Ohio governor OKs gas, diesel tax increase to repair roads

GOP governor signs transportation budget that increases Ohio's tax on gas by 10.5 cents a gallon and the tax on diesel fuel by 19 cents to maintain deteriorating roads and bridges

Man freed from prison after serving 39 years for a murder he didn’t commit, now charged in fatal crash

A construction worker has now died after being hit by a vehicle on March 28 in University Heights.

Ohio gamer heads to court in deadly Kansas hoax case

An Ohio gamer accused of recruiting a prankster to make a bogus emergency call is expected in federal court to answer for his alleged part in the hoax that got an unarmed Kansas man killed by police.

Ohio gas tax poised to hit your wallet in more ways than one

Ohio legislators have agreed on a plan that will raise the gas tax by 10.5 cents a gallon on fuel, and by 19 cents a gallon on diesel.

State would honor presidential popular vote under proposal

Ohio's coveted electoral votes would be delivered to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote under a proposal making its way toward the state's fall ballot

Ohio House, Senate OK proposal to increase tax on gas by 10.5 cents per gallon

The Ohio House and Senate have approved a proposal to increase the state tax on gas by 10.5 cents a gallon and the tax on diesel fuel by 19 cents to maintain deteriorating roads and bridges

LIST: Kentucky cracks top 5 among most stressed-out states in America

Wallethub.com, an online hub for all things data, says Kentucky is the fourth-most stressed out state in America.