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ODOT promotes safe Thanksgiving travel with humours holiday messages on highway signs

Driver killed in 8-vehicle I-75 crash

Ohio Department of Health issues COVID-19 travel advisory for 16 states (updated map)

  Family offering reward after ATVs stolen from the garage

Woman killed in crash on Central Parkway, police say

  Hundreds of Thanksgiving meals delivered to families in need

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CBP officers find more than toys inside shipment from Spain

Ohio reports largest daily jump in COVID-19 deaths

Ohio State Highway Patrol warns against drunken driving this Thanksgiving

  Tree dedicated in memory of young girl hit, destroyed by driver

  Ohio expected to get first batch of COVID-19 vaccine by mid-December, DeWine says

Ohio’s grace period to renew an expired driver’s license or registration extended to July 2021

Suspect killed in Portland neighborhood traffic stop identified by coroner, injured LMPD officer out of hospital

Both the officer and the suspect were taken to the hospital for treatment. The suspect did not survive his injuries.

  Tri-State students help girl in Scotland play the violin

Through 3D printing and modeling, a girl in Scotland can now play the violin more easily

  Ohio reports record 11K new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations continue to rise

Ohio has seen a 59% increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations in the last two weeks.

  Ohio Attorney General asks Supreme Court to begin suspension proceedings against P.G. Sittenfeld

Sittenfeld is accused of taking $40,000 in bribes that went into a political action committee (PAC) he secretly controlled, prosecutors wrote in his indictment.

Ohio reports 8,133 new COVID-19 cases with thousands still pending

Ohio Attorney General asks Chris Seelbach to apologize for comments about U.S. Attorney

Ohio sees record daily coronavirus cases as curfew order takes effect

  ‘I am innocent’: P.G. Sittenfeld issues statement after arrest on federal corruption charges

Lawsuit filed against local car dealership for selling vehicles without titles

Everything you can (and can’t) do under Ohio’s 10 p.m. curfew

  Director says Ohio’s unemployment system is better, but still not good enough to handle a surge of claims like we saw in March

Ohio’s Department of Job and Family Services Director Kim Hall gave an honest and straight forward answer about what would happen if the unemployment system is flooded with claims like it was when the pandemic broke out.

  Coconuts dumped outside Kroger headquarters as PETA protests forced monkey labor

People dressed as monkeys and dozens of coconuts were dropped off in protest

  1st Ohio county turns purple; Statewide curfew takes effect Thursday night

The statewide curfew the governor issued starts Thursday, Nov. 19 to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Ohio Department of Health issues COVID-19 travel advisory for 14 states (updated map)

Self-quarantining is recommended for those traveling to areas with a COVID-19 positivity rate over 15%.

Ohio spent nearly $1 million in outside legal fees fighting challenges to COVID-19 orders

The state’s top lawyer says Gov. Mike DeWine didn’t consult his office on various COVID-19 related orders and they are not enforcing the curfew

3 of Ohio’s 4 largest cities impose local stay-at-home orders

Cincinnati is the only of Ohio's four largest cities not to impose a local stay-at-home order.

COVID-19: Ohio reports 6,386 new cases, 55 new deaths

Wednesday's case report is incomplete due in part to a high volume of new cases, ODH says.

  New holiday programs help safely support small shops in OTR

The OTR Chamber of Commerce is working to make sure there are opportunities for you and your family to shop local.

  First rounds of COVID-19 vaccines could be in Ohio soon, DeWine says

From revised orders to new ones, Gov. DeWine said the steps towards COVID-19 have started.

Cincinnati councilman proposes motion to change development agreement negotiations

This proposed motion comes in the wake of Councilman Jeff Pastor's indictment.

Can you spot a scam? Take the quiz to find out

Customers have reported a 32% increase in scams this year compared to 2019, Duke Energy says.

Ohio zoo to be new home for 3 mountain lion cubs rescued from California wildfires

Three mountain lion cubs that were rescued from land ravaged by wildfires in California will soon have a new home in Ohio.

Police searching for missing Brown County teens

The teens are believed to be headed north.

  Salons seeing rush of appointments as COVID-19 cases rise, holidays near

As COVID-19 cases increase, one salon owner says so do the concerns of customers about them possibly being forced to close.

  Freestore Foodbank, LaRosa’s Pizza help provide Thanksgiving dinner to families in need

Freestore Foodbank continues holiday food distributions this month.

  Tri-State governors urge caution, safety ahead of holiday season

The governors ask residents to take the COVID-19 threat seriously and remain safe.

  Gov. DeWine announces statewide curfew to slow COVID-19 spread

Retail establishments should be closed and people should be at home during those hours, the governor said.

Heavy snow blankets NE Ohio road causing low visibility

The photos taken around 9:45 a.m. show the tough conditions drivers dealt with on Tuesday.

Portman takes part in COVID-19 trial in Cincinnati

Republican Rob Portman says he hopes to encourage more people to volunteer for the vaccine studies.

US Sen. Brown, of Ohio, has tense exchange with Republican lawmaker who was not wearing a mask (video)

Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, of Ohio, exchanged words with a Republican legislator who did not wear a face covering during session.

  Brent Spence Bridge gets target reopening date, Beshear announces

As a structure, the Brent Spence Bridge is “still sound and sturdy,” Beshear said on Monday.

Ohio Innocence Project: Man sentenced to 92-plus years in jail says he didn’t shoot at Cleveland police

Each day, the Ohio Innocence Project receives emails and letters from inmates all throughout the state claiming they have been wrongfully put in prison.

Ohio attorney general makes request to suspend Councilman Jeff Pastor

Pastor was arrested on Nov. 10 on federal bribery-related charges.

  Brent Spence Bridge closure creates opportunity for maintenance crews

The Brent Spence Bridge has been closed since Nov. 11.

FBI agents search home of chairman of agency that oversees Ohio’s energy industry

Sam Randazzo was appointed to the agency and designated chairman by Gov. Mike DeWine last year

  Revised limit to Ohio mass gatherings takes effect Tuesday

“We have seen great tragedy associated with such events. It’s not the ceremonies causing the problem. It’s the party afterward," the governor said.

Gyms look into Gov. DeWine’s legal authority after warning of possible shutdowns

The leadership team at Cincinnati Sports Club is investigating the legal authority Gov. DeWine has when it comes to shutting down fitness centers.

Ohio facing ‘monumental crisis’ as state reports record-breaking 8K cases

According to the Ohio Department of Health, there are 282,528 cases and 5,700 deaths.

Carjacking suspect killed in Colerain Twp. crash, police say

The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. Friday, police said.

  Best routes right now to bypass closed Brent Spence Bridge

Here are some options to get you around the Brent Spence Bridge

  Live audience returns to The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

The Velveteen Rabbit is playing now at The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati.

  Brent Spence Bridge inspection underway; Kenton Co. declares state of emergency

Here are some options to get you around the Brent Spence Bridge

  Ohio reports record-breaking 7,101 new COVID-19 cases

On Wednesday, DeWine announced several new and renewed orders in a rare primetime address.

  Plan your drive: Routes to bypass closed Brent Spence Bridge

Here are some options to get you around the Brent Spence Bridge

Ohio Department of Health issues COVID-19 travel advisory for 12 states (updated map)

The list grew by five states since since last week's update.

  DeWine announces new orders, threatens shutdowns if virus continues to spread

The announcement came on a day Ohio reported its second-highest case increase ever. Its highest came the day before.

  Through the years: Brent Spence Bridge’s decades-long history

When the bridge was built in 1963, it was designed to handle 80,000 cars a day.

Ohio State and Maryland will not play with Terps’ COVID-19 outbreak

The Buckeyes are currently 3-0 after beating Rutgers 49-27 last weekend.

Man hospitalized after Wednesday shooting on Vine Street

Police said the shooting happened around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Veterans Day freebies, discounts and deals

A military ID or other proof of service is required for most of the promotions

  Teen working to help kids at Christmas despite pandemic

Ava McErlane's "Raise to Praise" continues despite the pandemic.

Staggering spike: Record-shattering 6,508 new coronavirus cases reported in Ohio in last 24 hours

As of Tuesday, the Department of Health said 5,547 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 261,482 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

New criminal charges proposed to combat rioting, looting in Ohio

The bill now awaits referral to a House committee.

  Officials warn what rising COVID-19 cases could mean for hospitals, public

Hospital officials urge people to get back to what they were doing in March to help get the virus under control.

14-year-old boy dies after being struck by train in Lorain County

The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a 14-year-old Eaton Township boy died after being struck by a train in what is being investigated as “a tragic accident."

COVID spike leads to concerns about hospitals in Ky., Ind.

Wednesday had the highest number of hospitalizations since the pandemic started for Indiana.

  Cincinnati Ballet returns to stage after COVID-19 shut down

The dance company is leaping back into action with its first performance since Swan Lake.

  Cincinnati Children’s Hospital suggests new methods for holiday toy donations

You are asked to ship gifts to the hospital this year.

Morgan Freeman ‘glad’ Mississippi is flying its new flag ‘proudly’

Morgan Freeman has given his approval of Mississippi’s new flag.

Woman found in crashed car with gunshot wound was a mother of 5

The coroner tells us 33-year-old Megan Jews was killed after being shot. Her wrecked car was found at Kentucky and Keck Avenue.

  New ODH director announced as Ohio sets record for new COVID-19 cases

The new director replaces Dr. Amy Acton, who stepped down from the role in June.

McDonald’s offering free meals for veterans on Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, McDonald’s will give either a free breakfast, lunch, or dinner meal to veterans who show a valid ID.

Local teen warns of child predator possibly posing as cosmetics company on social media

Catalina Gathagan says she received messages asking for naked photos

Amber Alert canceled for 4-year-old East Central Ohio girl, ‘armed and dangerous’ biological father still wanted

The sheriff's office said 4-year-old Cailee Rice is 4 feet tall with brown eyes, black shoulder-length hair in pigtails with a blue barrette, and was wearing a pink coat and pink boots.

  Woman, dog badly hurt after being hit by car in Reading

The woman suffered a broken pelvis and tibia, and a fractured ankle.

Traffic report reveals what led up to deputy’s fatal crash

Cpl. McMillan was in a coma for weeks after the crash before passing away.

President Trump wins Ohio, KY, IN, AP reports

President Trump won all three states in the Tri-State area.

  Mom runs more than 300 miles to raise awareness for Down syndrome

Cincinnati working mom of four runs 321 miles in October for Down Syndrome Awareness