16.8M Americans out of work; Easter celebrations move online

Governments warned that the hard-won gains against the scourge must not be jeopardized by relaxing social distancing over the holiday weekend.
  • National

  Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sen. Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign after disappointing primary results, leaving former Vice President Joe Biden as the likely Democratic nominee.

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  Major cleanup effort continues after tornado rips through Medina

  Are new call takers at Ohio’s unemployment offices proving effective?

  More than $157K donated since COVID-19 relief telethon, donations still accepted

Officer-involved shooting leaves man dead and teen injured on Cleveland’s West Side

Avon Lake reported 34 cases of COVID-19

Avon Lake has reported two deaths, an 82-year-old female, and a 93-year-old male.
  • National

  Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since coronavirus

The figures collectively constitute the largest and fastest string of job losses in records dating to 1948.

Woman captured after violent hit-and-run spree in Westlake and Bay Village, police say

19 manufacturers partner to mass-produce protective face shields for Ohio hospitals

Protesters gather outside of Ohio Statehouse during coronavirus briefing with Gov. DeWine, Dr. Acton (video)

Few details revealed in officer-involved shooting on Cleveland’s West Side

Ohio State University Marching Band performs socially distanced ‘battle cry’ (video)

  University Hospitals closes 2 emergency departments to use resources to fight COVID-19

13 COVID-19 deaths in Summit County

Coronavirus death toll up to 213 in Ohio; 5,512 cases confirmed statewide

  • Coronavirus

83 residents at Calif. nursing home hit by coronavirus evacuated after staff fails to show for work

After staff at the 90-bed facility didn’t show up for work two days in a row, the patients had to be moved to other healthcare locations in the county.

SPORTS

  Marathon champ has uplifting message

Houston Astros pitcher Joe Smith, wife to donate meals to a Lorain hospital this week

Ohio natives and TNT sideline reporter Allie LaForce, and husband, Houston Astros pitcher Joe Smith to donate meals to Mercy Hospital in Lorain this week, according to MLB.com.

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Man caught on camera shoplifting from several Lowe’s stores in Ohio (photos)

Euclid schools remove 17 teaching positions; staff cut by at least 40 members since start of 2019-2020 academic year

Cleveland police find man shot to death between 2 parked cars, ask public for help

Thousands still without power after 3 tornadoes ripped through Northeast Ohio Tuesday night

UH Seeking more volunteers to sew masks for caregivers

“We’ve had a heroic response to our call for mask-making.”
  • Coronavirus

  Countries start thinking about easing up on restrictions

Even as coronavirus deaths continue to mount across Europe, New York and other hot spots, the U.S. and other governments are slowly beginning to envision an exit strategy.

Some Cuyahoga County employees ordered to take 80 hours of unpaid furlough

MetroHealth doctor develops technology for ventilator fast-tracked for production to help COVID-19 patients

Using ping pong balls and mousetraps ODH shows how social distancing really does work (video)

Ohio creates job search website for employees who lost work during coronavirus pandemic