Expert explains what parents can do to help kids with back-to-school stress amid pandemic

  Cuyahoga County launches interactive COVID-19 compliance map

Decision on Ohio school sports expected during Gov. DeWine’s August 18 briefing; fans will be limited

  ‘I’ve helped younger women like myself who are scared to death', says breast cancer survivor

Ohio National Guard to set up in Avon Lake for free pop-up COVID-19 testing

Threat levels updated: 21 new deaths, an additional 1,178 COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

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United Airlines adding nonstop flights from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to 4 Florida cities

  REVIVE: 19 News Anchor Erin Logan hosting free workshop for teen girls struggling with self-esteem

Ohio Athletic Conference unveils spring schedules for sports postponed until 2021 due to pandemic

Coronavirus crisis: More Ohioans filed for unemployment in last 21 weeks than last 4 years

  Akron student-athletes and their parents protest to play amid pandemic

5 common face mask mistakes that reduce its effectiveness

  Cleveland continues to get municipal income taxes as many work remotely in suburbs now; bill introduced to change that

A bill in the Ohio state senate proposes to keep tax dollars in the cities where people physically work while less people are commuting to big cities and more are working from home during the pandemic

The Cleveland Orchestra to stream upcoming concert series, allow limited audiences in Severance Hall

The show will go on for The Cleveland Orchestra... virtually and socially distanced.

Greater Cleveland Food Bank to host drive-thru distribution in Muni Lot Thursday

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank is here to help, all with adhering to social distancing standards with a drive-thru distribution.

  Richmond Heights woman goes from Ohio business to business challenging mask mandate

Richmond Heights woman goes from Ohio business to business challenging mask mandate

26 new deaths, an additional 1,422 COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

  Cases of coronavirus in children on the rise in Ohio and the US

Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference suspends sports until 2021 due to COVID-19

  Akron man with COVID-19 fighting for his life in the same hospital his wife was just treated at for breast cancer

  North Ridgeville factory making masks for people with glasses

  Susan G. Komen’s ‘More Than Pink’ walk continues virtually

Adults between 20 and 29 years old have accounted for majority of Ohio’s new COVID-19 cases since June

Data from the Ohio Department of Health shows that the majority of individuals who tested positive for the coronavirus since June range in age from 20 to 29 years old.

Majority of Ohio public school students will return to in-class learning 5 days a week in the fall

Gov. Mike DeWine shared a map that broke down how Ohio schools are intending on reopening for the upcoming academic year.

35 new deaths, an additional 1,095 COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Tuesday, the Department of Health said 3,708 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 102,826 cases reported statewide.

  New trial date for Akron arson suspect accused of killing 9 people

Stanley Ford faces the death penalty if convicted.

Put-in-Bay, Vermillion businesses cited for violating Ohio’s coronavirus restrictions

Ohio officials have announced two bars have been cited for violating the state’s coronavirus restrictions.

Ohio survey shows most teachers agree with remote learning to start the school year

A new survey released by the Ohio Federation of Teachers (OFT) showed that most educators are okay with starting the school year in a remote learning environment.

  Sports bars fear big losses if Big 10 cancels football season

In the wake of reports that the Big 10 is planning to shut the 2020 football season down due to COVID-19, Cleveland area sports bars fear major business losses.

4 new deaths, an additional 883 COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Monday, the Department of Health said 3,673 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 101,731 cases reported statewide.

  RTA restores Park-N-Ride service, now at 95% of pre-COVID-19 service

Anissa Brooks boarded the first bus from RTA’s North Olmsted Park-N-Ride at 5:55 a.m. on Monday morning.

  No MAC football affects not only the sports world but businesses and students in Northeast Ohio

Canceling MAC football affects the sports world but also Northeast Ohio students and businesses

Parma City School District announces extracurricular activities to resume on August 11th

Parma City School District announced Sunday evening they will resume extracurricular activities on August 11, but they will limit their gatherings to no more than 10.

Cleveland Indians send Zach Plesac to Cleveland after violating team’s rules and leagues health and safety protocols

Both The Athletic and ESPN have reported on the matter.

25 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Cleveland

Total COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio surpasses 100,000.

Total COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio surpasses 100,000

As of Sunday, the Department of Health said 3,669 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 100,848 cases reported statewide.

  Coaches react as MAC postpones fall sports with plans to reschedule in the spring

Half of the conference is made up of teams from Ohio universities.

Gov. Mike DeWine tests negative for COVID-19 a second time

First Lady Fran DeWine also tests negative for COVID-19.

Downtown Cleveland’s Luca Italian Cuisine to temporarily close due to Covid-19

Luca Italian Cuisine is one of many downtown Cleveland restaurants that closed their doors due to an employee testing positive for Covid-19.

16 new deaths, an additional 1,294 COVID-19 cases reported over the last 24 hours in Ohio

As of Saturday, the Department of Health said 3,668 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 99,969 cases reported statewide.

  6 employees at Bratenahl club test positive for covid-19 a few hours before President Trump’s campaign fundraiser

On Friday, 19 News learned that six employees who worked at the venue the event was held at tested positive for COVID a few hours before the fundraiser started.

  Case Western Reserve University denies involvement in Gov. DeWine’s false positive COVID-19 test

There are contradicting stories about where Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s false positive COVID-19 test was conducted before President Trump’s arrival in Cleveland on Thursday.

6 Shoreby Club employees test positive for coronavirus prior to President Trump’s visit

Six Shoreby Club employees tested positive in the lead-up to President Donald Trump’s visit to the lakeshore neighborhood and resort on Thursday evening.

Nearly 10 times the number of people with COVID-19 from Cuyahoga County have died than from the flu during 2019-20 season

Members of the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, as well as County Executive Armond Budish, will discuss the area’s latest COVID-19 case data.

34 more deaths, an additional 1,204 COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

The numbers will be released at 2 p.m.

COVID-19 test used on Gov. DeWine is ‘notoriously plagued’ with accuracy issues, UH doctor says; method is not used in ODH screening

An infectious disease expert from University Hospitals will talk with 19 News about the positive and negative results from Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s coronavirus testing on Thursday.

Hygiene kits for kids and teens being distributed at Cleveland Public Library

The personal hygiene kits will have essential items for children and teens aged 6-16 such as shampoo, soap, deodorant, a toothbrush, and toothpaste.

Ohio lawmakers introduce bill that would allow local agencies to override state health orders

A pair of Republican State Senators are cosponsoring a bill that would allow local health agencies to reject directives from the Ohio Department of health during a pandemic.

  Face masks versus shields: Which is better and are shields compliant?

Face masks or face shields to protect against coronavirus and are shields compliant: masks provide a seal but shields protect eyes and can get reused.

  Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests negative for Covid-19 after positive test Thursday afternoon

Now it appears Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine does not have Covid-19, after a follow-up test came back negative on Thursday night.

Gov. Mike DeWine addresses Ohioans after testing positive for Covid-19; President Trump says he will ’be fine’

During a live address, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, 73, said he has “no idea” where he contracted the coronavirus from, and he said he hasn’t had a discussion with his doctor about potentially elevated risks given his age.

Bedford and Cleveland man indicted in COVID-19 relief fraud scheme, federal officials say

"Any fraud of COVID-19 financial relief programs will never be tolerated."

22 more deaths, an additional 1,166 COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Thursday, the Department of Health said 3,618 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 97,471 cases reported statewide.

Vermilion Local Schools moving to online instruction for first 9 weeks of semester

The same day the Erie County Health Department sent out recommendations that all schools in the county learn remotely for the first nine weeks, Vermilion Local Schools announced it would follow their guidelines.

Erie County Board of Health recommends K-12 schools teach virtually until Oct. 30

The ECBH also recommends school districts follow all current orders from Gov. Mike DeWine and the OHSAA for sports.

Northeast Ohio agency awarded nearly $500,000 from DOJ to aid human trafficking victims

A Northeast Ohio organization has been granted nearly $500,000 from the Department of Justice to provide housing for victims of human trafficking.

Gov. DeWine postpones COVID-19 briefing to meet with President Trump during visit to Northeast Ohio

The office for the Ohio governor said the regularly-scheduled coronavirus briefing from Columbus on Thursday has been postponed ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to the Cleveland area.

North Royalton City Schools moves to online learning, cancels all sports and extracurriculars to start semester

These changes will continue as long as Cuyahoga County is in the Red or Purple levels.

  ‘Save Ohio Stages’: local music venues say they will go out of business without federal help

Save Ohio Stages said 50% of music venues reported they will go out of business the shutdown lasts six months or more without federal assistance.

  Akron bartender relieved bars are closing earlier because late-night patrons have punched, screamed at staff for enforcing social distancing rules

Akron Bartender says she is relieved the bars are closing earlier because late-night patrons have punched, screamed at bartenders for enforcing the social distancing rules

Ohio’s COVID-19 travel advisory now limited to 6 states; self-quarantine for 14 days recommended (updated map)

The Ohio Department of Health released an updated map of the COVID-19 travel advisory with six states now listed.

26 more deaths, an additional 1,199 COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Wednesday, the Department of Health said 3,596 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 96,305 cases reported statewide.

Cleveland’s Oktoberfest officially canceled for 2020

The wrath of COVID-19 has prompted the cancellation of yet another annual tradition in Northeast Ohio. Event planners of the 2020 Cleveland Oktoberfest have announced, after working with various health officials, that it is in the best interest to cancel this years festival.

  Community college provides option for safer, less expensive education during pandemic

Community colleges like Tri-C will see students look to attend less expensive, closer schools during the pandemic

Greater Cleveland Food Bank to host drive-thru distribution in Muni Lot Thursday

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank is here to help, all with adhering to social distancing standards with a drive-thru distribution.

COVID-19 is a factor for increase in Akron’s gun violence, police say

The Akron Police Department said shootings in the city have increased over the last several months, citing the coronavirus pandemic for one of the factors in the spike.

‘Skip the gloves’ when shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cleveland Clinic says

The Cleveland Clinic provided several tips for shopping during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ohio State football breaking tradition by taking on Michigan earlier in the season due to pandemic

The Big Ten announced back in June that its 14 teams would only be playing conference games as the coronavirus crisis continues.

Columbus area bars sue state over order that makes last call at 10 p.m.

Multiple bars that already sued the City of Columbus to keep them from having to close at 10 p.m. is now suing the state over the order to stop serving alcohol past 10 p.m.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Asian Lantern Festival offering drive-thru days

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is offering guests the chance to experience the Asian Lantern Festival from the comfort of their car for a limited time amid the coronavirus crisis.

  ’If you could see what I’ve been through you would understand why I just can’t hold back these tears’: Cleveland man makes miraculous recovery from Covid-19

A Cleveland man who spent nearly a month on a ventilator has made a miraculous recovery. The local pastor and radio host said it was the darkest days of his life and for the first time ever he nearly lost his faith.

  Mayfield schools moving forward with fall sports, citing contradiction between state and county guidelines

Despite a recommendation from the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, Mayfield City Schools are keeping student athletes on the practice field this fall, citing contradictions with a previous order by the Ohio Department of Health.

  North Ridgeville Schools press on with partially in-person plan for the upcoming school year

As several schools make the move to begin the school year online, administrators in North Ridgeville are pressing forward with a partially in-person plan.

Here are Ohio’s counties ranked by highest occurrence of COVID-19 cases

Gov. Mike DeWine shared a list of data from the Ohio Department of Health showing the counties with the highest occurrence of the coronavirus.

  Great Lakes Science Center Learning Lab has capacity to help hundreds of school-aged kids each day

Great Lakes Science Center will offer a Learning Lab to provide a safe, healthy environment for kids to do their remote learning this school year.

‘Spread like wildfire’: Churchgoer spread COVID-19 to at least 91 other people, cases from family gatherings continue to rise

As he has during previous briefings, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine took a moment out of Tuesday’s press conference to describe several scenarios where COVID-19 spread among individuals attending public or family gatherings.

City of Vermilion expected to join class-action lawsuit against Purdue Pharmacy

The City of Vermilion is expected to join a class-action lawsuit against Purdue Pharma.

  Students returning to class this fall will be required to wear a mask under Ohio Gov. DeWine’s newest order

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said students returning to class in the fall will be required to wear masks in the classroom.

31 new deaths, an additional 1,143 COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Tuesday, the Department of Health said 3,570 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 95,106 cases reported statewide.

Cuyahoga Community College’s Virtual JazzFest adds third day

The online festival will stream Aug. 21-23 beginning at 7 p.m. and ending around 8:30 p.m.