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Ky. couple arrested after 4 children found in horrible living conditions, deputies say

Authorities in Laurel County have arrested a couple after deputies found four small children were living in horrible conditions.

Have you ever eaten a pawpaw? It’s Ohio’s native fruit and it’s in season

6-foot-long Boa Constrictor found in Brecksville not on list of 7 illegal reptiles to own in Ohio

Man calls police after another makeshift DNA clinic pops up in Louisville

Amish men drinking ultra light beer in decked out buggy flee authorities; meanwhile, horse keeps on galloping

President Trump scheduled to travel to Ohio on Sunday

Driver crashes through couple’s bedroom, couple thrown from home

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The Cars frontman, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Ric Ocasek dead at 75

Lost scholarships tied to ‘crossfire’ between Papa John’s and John Schnatter, Simmons College administrators say

2 Ohio day care workers arrested for watching ‘extreme bullying’ of 5-year-old girl

Police seize enough fentanyl to kill 14,000 people during drug raid at Ohio home

Investigators ID woman seen at Ky. Walmart with infant buried under merchandise

Ohio medical board: No medical marijuana for people living with anxiety, autism

Ohio State denied request to trademark ‘The’ for merchandise

Ohio State University has lost its fight to trademark the word "The."

2,977 American flags line Ohio Statehouse lawn to commemorate the 9/11 attacks 18 years ago

The lawn of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus was adorned with American flags to commemorate 18 years since the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

  Cargo plane crashes near Toledo Express Airport, 2 killed

According to crews on the scene, that plane was a conveyor cargo plane flying from Millington, Tenn., which crashed on top of two semis at Bubba’s Auto and Diesel near the airport around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Memorial Day tornadoes partially caused Ohio woman’s death

Officials says an Ohio woman who died last week is the second victim to die from a series of 15 tornadoes that tore through the state on Memorial Day

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

Ohio physician faces charges of sex trafficking minors

Attorney downplays charges against man accused of threats

Ohio legislator wants to protect refs from violent fans with felony punishment

Indiana links its 1st death to vaping, 3rd so far in country

Alec Baldwin tells on Randy Lerner after ex-Browns owner illegally cut down protected trees, lawsuit alleges

State police: Kentucky toddler missing from daycare drowns in pond

Troopers responded to the daycare Tuesday after learning that a 15-month-old boy was missing.

New 24/7 hotline aims to help Kentucky combat opioid crisis

The Kentucky Opioid Assistance & Resource Hotline is staffed by toxicology-certified nurses and pharmacists who provide help with numerous situations.

Louisville Zoo’s baby elephant makes public debut

Late on Friday, August 2, a newborn baby made waves around WAVE Country. Mikki, the Louisville Zoo’s 33-year- old African elephant, gave birth to a boy.

Beshear proposes pay raise for Kentucky teachers

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear is proposing a $2,000 across-the-board pay raise for Kentucky's teachers

Woman hit by falling branch is 3rd death at Hocking Hills State Park this summer

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says a 44-year-old woman died after she was hit by a falling tree branch while visiting Hocking Hills State Park.

Daycare worker accused of abusing 3-year-old boy under arrest

Jackie Webster-Huey is held without bond at the Hamilton County jail on two counts of child endangering

  Cincinnati man shot, killed at Kentucky park

The coroner has identified the victim as Anthony L. Hendrix Jr., 25, of Cincinnati.

The Ohio State Marching Band plays its greatest hits for their 150th anniversary celebration (video)

The Ohio State University Marching Band, also known as “The Best Damn Band in the Land," celebrated its 150th anniversary on the field Saturday with an incredible performance.

Missing Indiana girl believed to be in ‘extreme danger,' officials say

She is believed to be in ‘extreme danger’ and may require medical assistance.

  Exclusive: Cat dies after being thrown from car on interstate

It's unclear who threw the cat out of the car, but if caught, they could be facing felony charges.

Family reunites after more than 60 years

After being apart for more than 60 years, a set of twins are finding their way back to their family

Democrats sue to stop removal of names from Ohio voter rolls

The Ohio Democratic Party has sued to stop the state's Republican elections chief from removing thousands of names from state voting rolls for inactivity

  Owensboro man breaks world bench pressing record

Family members, as well as officials at Iron Edge Gym in Owensboro, tell us Julius Maddox broke not the state, not the country, but the world record for bench pressing!

Authorities: deputy shot juvenile trying to run over officer

Authorities say an Ohio deputy shot a male juvenile after the boy tried to run over the officer

Police: Kentucky newborn found dead in hot car

Investigators believe a family member unintentionally left the infant in a car for several hours.

Ohio Task Force 1 to deploy for potential Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts in Florida

Members of Ohio Task Force 1 have been activated and are expected to deploy to Florida as Hurricane Dorian inches closer to the United States.

Superintendent apologizes, says gay pride shirts allowed

A Kentucky superintendent has apologized after some high school students were asked to change out of gay pride T-shirts they wore to class

Review: Board ignored evidence about Ohio State doc’s abuse

Ohio's governor says the state medical board ignored credible evidence in 1996 that an Ohio State University team doctor had been sexually abusing male students for years and missed a chance to stop him

  Manhunt ends after kidnapping suspect found hiding in cornfield

The Spencer County Sheriff’s Office used drones and helicopters and got help from Indiana State Police troopers to find him.

Tevin Biles-Thomas, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles’ brother, charged in New Year’s Eve triple homicide

An altercation that led to gunfire

Cleveland paramedic races into traffic to save dog’s life

“If her owners don’t come forward I would like to have her, she was so precious.”

Judge lashes out at dog killer before sentencing him to 180 days in jail

“I loved Mickey incredibly, she was my best friend,” said Schlick. “It was an accident.”

Despite popular phrase, Ohio police say there are still laws when drinking White Claws

White Claw hard seltzer is the unofficial alcoholic beverage of the summer that has spawned jokes, songs, shirts, and the now infamous phrase, “ain’t no laws when you’re drinking Claws.”

Food & Wine: Gold Star best fast food in Ohio

Food & Wine Magazine released a list of the best fast food in each state, and reviewers say Gold Star is the best in Ohio.

Ky. high school principal arrested on child porn charges after complaint by someone at school

Troopers said they received a complaint from someone at the high school saying that the principal gave child pornography to someone else.

Police: Two women wake up to naked man in their bedroom

The women recognized the intruder as their neighbor.

School board wants Kentucky Noah’s Ark to pay higher taxes

A county school board in Kentucky says a Christian theme park with a 500-foot-long Noah's Ark is not paying enough in property taxes

  2 children killed, 10 hurt in crash with stolen police SUV in Dayton

One of the vehicles involved in the crash was a van with seven children inside.

ODH: 6 pulmonary illness cases after vaping detected in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Health's report comes after the CDC announced pulmonary illness related to vaping has been detected in 16 states.

Ohio ranks as one of the lowest states for sex offenders per capita

The personal safety and security experts at ASecureLife have ranked every state in country based on the amount of sex offenders, per capita, and Ohio has the fourth fewest.

Police: Kentucky woman abandons 6 kids inside Walmart

Authorities in Kentucky found and arrested a woman who they say abandoned her two children and four others inside a Walmart

Vets take a spin in WWII era biplane thanks to Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation

The Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation recently took eight members of the Springfield Masonic Home, veterans ages 78-94, for a flight in an open cockpit 1940 Stearman as a thank you for their service to the United States

Group to give nearly $2M to Ohio shooting victims, families

An Ohio nonprofit is convening more than a dozen volunteers to oversee the disbursement of nearly $2 million raised in honor of the recent mass shooting

Shooting on Ohio State University’s campus leaves 1 injured

A shooting happened on Ohio State University’s campus early Sunday morning leaving the targeted victim injured.

Maria’s field of sunflowers near Cedar Point is starting to bloom

Following her death, her family made it their mission to not let any family go through that pain by creating the foundation to raise funds for children diagnosed with childhood brain tumors.

Ohio officials investigate 6 reports of vaping illness

Symptoms experienced by patients have included coughing, shortness of breath, and fatigue and in some cases required hospitalization.

Federal court rules Kentucky will pay for attorney’s fees in Kim Davis, LGBTQ marriage license case

The Commonwealth of Kentucky is responsible for paying $224,000 in attorney’s fees and costs in the case of couples who were refused marriage licenses by Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis.

Cleveland police say missing 12-year-old found in ‘good health’

Police in Cleveland confirmed the 12-year-old girl missing since Wednesday afternoon has been “located in good health.”

In Louisville, Trump signs order forgiving student-loan debt for disabled veterans

President Donald Trump closed his speech in Louisville on Wednesday by signing an order that will forgive all student-loan debt for many of America’s disabled veterans.

Trump protester cited for dumping water on Trump supporter

Trump protester cited by Louisville Metro Police after dumping water on a Trump supporter near The Galt House.

Akron Police arrest daughter of shoplifter who unleashed her dogs on grocery store employee

Akron police said a mother and daughter are behind bars after unleashing their dogs at a grocery store employee to flee the scene while shoplifting hundreds of dollars worth of groceries.

Cleveland police officer accused of urinating on 12-year-old girl while filming himself

A Cleveland police officer is suspended without pay after he was arrested on accusations of attempted kidnapping and sex offenses involving a young girl.

Ohio youth football group responds to backlash after team runs on field behind President Trump flag (video)

The Rootstown Youth Football organization released a statement after a team ran onto the field behind a player carrying a “Trump 2020” flag.

Kentucky lawmakers push for $15 minimum wage

Sen. Reggie Thomas, D-Lexington, and Rep. Kathy Hinkle, D-Louisa, filed Bill Request 132 and Bill Request 237, respectively.

17 indicted for conspiracy to bring heroin, fentanyl, cocaine and marijuana to NE Ohio

According to the indictment, the conspiracy took place between August 2016 and November 2017.

Indiana State Police: Man wanted on charges related to marijuana-growing operation

Authorities believe Lewis Steward, 47, fled between the time they inspected his home and the time they came back with a search warrant.

  Zombie School Bus races almost end in tragedy

Terrifying video from the Sportsdrome Speedway in Clarksville shows a runaway school bus barreling straight for a toddler.

Kentucky State Fair announces new policy for minors after weekend incident

Kentucky State Fair officials said Monday they are making changes beginning Wednesday, to keep the family-friendly event safe.

Bond set at $250,000 for man accused of making shooting threat to Jewish center in Ohio

The man arrested for allegedly making a violent threat to a Jewish center in Ohio on Instagram made his first court appearance Monday afternoon.

Suspect claims she is a ‘good mom’ after newborn son found on floorboard of Kentucky minivan

An arrest report says a deputy pulled over the minivan on Old Richmond Road for traffic violations. The driver didn't stop until traveling another quarter mile.

Beauty queen overcomes adversity to graduate from Fort Knox

Meet Lt. Christina Meredith, if you haven’t seen her already. She’s been on network news, written a best seller and yes, she was also crowned Miss California.

Caught on camera: videos circulate on social media following shot fired at Kentucky State Fair

Video after video have begun to pop up on social media regarding the confrontations between police and fair goers on Saturday night.

7th grade boy donates $15,000 earnings from Huron County Fair to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Western Reserve Schools is commending one of their seventh grade students for an act of kindness that is helping other kids his age in need.

Justin Thomas takes BMW title, earns top seed for Tour Championship

The win in the BMW gives Thomas his 10th PGA Tour victory.

New Middletown Police arrest 20-year-old man who allegedly threatened Jewish community

The Anti-Defamation League is speaking out after a man was arrested by New Middletown police in conjunction with the FBI after allegedly making “a credible online threat to the Youngstown JCC and Jewish community.”

Plane carrying 153 passengers lands safely at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport after smoke fills cockpit

All souls aboard a JetBlue flight are saved after the plane had to make an emergency landing at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport when smoke filled the cockpit.

17 injured in Cincinnati-bound Greyhound bus crash on I-75 in central Kentucky

At least 17 people are recovering after a Greyhound bus bound for Cincinnati crashed on Interstate 75 in Rockcastle Co., Ky.

  Controversy heating up over sale of Confederate flag at Lorain County Fair

“As a veteran. I fought for this country, and as a wounded veteran I bled for this country.”