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Police: Detective shot in drug-related raid dies

Police say a detective who was shot at a house in Ohio while serving a drug-related warrant has died after being taken off life support

Drug access means no more Ohio executions likely this year

DeWine signs law enhancing Ohio efforts against cyberattacks

Ohio seeks appeal rehearing on Down syndrome abortion ban

Ohio teen in wheelchair scores touchdown with help from his teammates

New interview process for condemned inmates seeking mercy

Ohio injured worker plans $1.5B in dividends for employers

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

Park: Fatal, falling tree piece wasn’t ‘natural occurrence’

Cheer squad parents asked to sell fundraiser raffle tickets for semi-automatic rifle

Hamilton Co. priest indicted on 9 counts of rape

‘Justice for Ruger’ campaign launched as man accused of beating dog to death faces felony charge

WATCH FULL: President Trump speaks at downtown Cincinnati rally

Tickets for Thursday Trump rally at U.S. Bank Arena available online

The public can register for tickets online

  VIDEO: Chaos in the courtroom as former judge Tracie Hunter sentenced to 6 months in jail

Hunter was convicted in 2014 of unlawful interest in a public contract, a felony.

Vail Resorts aims to add ski areas by acquiring Peak Resorts

Vail Resorts plans to take over 17 U.S. ski areas ranging from the Northeast to the Midwest by acquiring Peak Resorts for $264 million

North Ridgeville residents may see helicopters hovering above the power lines, no reason to call 911

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, nah, it’s just First Energy

Coroner hopes reconstruction of woman found dead in North Avondale will lead to ID

Ohio woman reacts to mail carrier answering nature’s call outside her home: ‘I couldn’t believe it’

Ohio, it seems, is one of the best places in the U.S. to spot Bigfoot

  Brooklyn ordinance protects domestic violence victims from fees, penalties for moving

  Mentor, Painesville head to court over potential road closure

Police: Couple arrested for having sex on 150-foot SkyStar Wheel

Graphic: ‘Spring-loaded D--- bomb’ sent to doctors office causes ‘emotional distress,’ lawsuit says

TriHealth is suing a company known for sexually explicit gag-gifts after receiving one of their products anonymously.

Teen charged with abandoning puppy struck by train in Hamilton

A 17-year-old has been charged for abandoning a dog that animal rescuers are calling a miracle after he was hit by a train in Hamilton but somehow survived the incident.

Prosecutor: Pastor urged ministers to have sex with teen

Federal prosecutors in Ohio say text messages show a pastor accused of grooming 14-year-old girl for sex also encouraged two other ministers to have sex with her

9-month-old revived with Narcan, Covington, KY police investigating

A police report says when they arrived, CPR was being administered and the child was given the opioid overdose reversal drug and taken to the hospital.

  Akron task force issues recommendation to avoid another wintry mess

An Akron task force that has been looking into the city's response following the January 19 snow storm has released its recommendations for improving snow plowing in the future.

  Toledo grants Lake Erie same rights as US citizen in hopes of curbing giant, toxic algal blooms

While the headline sure sounds like a joke, what the law allows is for people to sue on behalf of the lake.

  Move Over: Why does this law matter?

The story behind the signs airs Thursday night at 6 p.m.

Father recalls tragic death of beloved NKY cheerleader: ‘How can this be?’

On Tuesday, Dan Schalk picked out his daughter’s burial plot, worked on her funeral arrangements, and selected an outfit to bury her in. These are all things no parent should ever have to do.

St. X High School to begin drug testing in 2019-20 school year

St. Xavier High School announced they will began testing their students for drugs at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year as part of their wellness program.

Bad gas in Butler County: Water-tainted fuel strands drivers, officials say

At least four drivers were stranded after pumping water-tainted fuel into their tanks Wednesday, according to the Butler County auditor.

  Mason, Ohio 4th grader dies after flu, strep throat diagnosis

A Mason City Schools fourth grader has died just one day after she was diagnosed with strep throat and influenza, school officials say.

  Stories behind the signs: Drivers and riders exponentially increase fatality risks when they don’t do this

You've seen the signs on Ohio roadways. As the days go on, they tell us how many people have died in traffic crashes and other road incidents so far that year.

  Stories behind the sign: A closer look at the deaths on Ohio roads

You've seen the signs on Ohio roadways. As the days go on, they tell us how many people have died in traffic crashes and other road incidents so far that year. Last year, that number reached 1,071--the total number of fatalities in the year 2018.

Amber Alert cancelled for Kentucky boy with autism, 10

The two may be traveling in a 2004, blue Chevrolet Ventre mini-van

  Lack of fire hydrants not uncommon in Ohio as firefighters rely on tanker trucks to stamp out flames

Cities can decide how many hydrants, if any, should go up in their neighborhoods.

  Middle school teacher arrested after masturbating in class with students present

An area substitute teacher has been charged with public indecency, according to the Fairfield City School District.

  Here’s how to put your Christmas tree to good use after the holiday

'Tis the season to get rid of your Christmas tree. Before you toss it into the garbage, though, you might want to consider recycling.

  Kent State investigating swastika, feces found in campus building

KSU officials say it’s a case of criminal vandalism.

  House where Alianna DeFreeze was murdered scheduled for demolition

The abandoned house where a 14-year-old Cleveland girl was tortured and murdered will be demolished next Friday. The family of Alianna DeFreeze had made repeated pleas for the demolition following her kidnapping, rape, and murder in January 2017.

Man caught on camera putting puppy inside sweatshirt, leaving store

Hamilton police are investigating a reported theft after discovering security footage of a man leaving a store with a puppy in his sweatshirt.

Ohio becomes first state to accept taxes via cryptocurrency

In a first for America’s history, Ohio is becoming the first state in the nation to allow businesses to pay taxes with cryptocurrency.

Mother found hours after son ‘abandoned’ at JCPenney on Black Friday

An investigation remains ongoing

Brody Allen’s brother critically hurt, family asks for prayers once more

Brody Allen died last month from brain cancer

Norwood residents vote for new law decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana

Locally, one of the issues receiving post-election buzz is a new marijuana law that throws out fines and jail time in Norwood.

  So many people voted in one Ohio county, they had to print more ballots

During Tuesday’s midterm elections, so many people cast ballots, the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections had to print some more and race them to the polling places. A typical midterm election has a voter turnout of about 40 percent. This one topped 54 percent at last count.

Ohio likely to consider medical pot for opioid addiction

An Ohio medical professor and family physician says he's gathering data and research on treating opioid addiction with cannabis to submit to the state Medical Board as it accepts petitions to add new qualifying conditions this month

Student killed after being hit by van

Police say the 16-year-old was hit by a minivan driven by a pregnant woman while trying to cross the street to go to the bus stop.

  Four arrested at Kent State University gun-toting event

New details have emerged in the aftermath of several arrests at a pro-gun event that was held at Kent State University on Saturday afternoon.

Police: Body found turns out to be lifelike mannequin

Officials said a body that was found wrapped in a bag in Colerain Township Thursday afternoon turned out to be a lifelike mannequin.

Ohio Gov. Kasich: Senate ‘should not rush to confirm' Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich released a statement regarding President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh.

  Could wind energy come to Lake Erie? Plans are under way

Wind turbines are popping up all over Northeast Ohio, and you could soon soon see them off the shore of Lake Erie. A company called Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation is planning a project for a wind farm about eight miles off Cleveland's coast.

Police: Teens arrested in vandalism of Christmas decorations for boy with terminal cancer

The community is giving Brody Allen, 2, an early Christmas.

  Vandals damage Christmas decorations set up for dying Ohio boy

A 2-year-old Ohio boy battling a rare form of brain cancer wished he could have Christmas early this year, but some vandals ruined the holiday cheer.

Deputies seize 500 pounds of marijuana, 95 plants, 43 cats during bust in Ohio

Ohio deputies took a man into custody after raiding a home where a massive amount of marijuana, estimated to value approximately $600,000, was being grown and processed.

  Controversy created by teeth-whitening option on school portraits

Some parents around Northeast Ohio say they’re upset about a form sent home with their kids, which offers basic and premium retouching services on their school portraits.

Ohio misses Sept. 8 deadline for medical marijuana program

While Ohio blew past the deadline Saturday for rolling out its medical marijuana program, the pot industry is confident greener days are coming soon.

Ohio troopers: semi-truck driver's leg amputated after crash

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a semi-truck driver's leg had to be amputated after he was impaled by metal in a crash into an interstate ramp's wall in western Ohio.

Haskin passin' leads Ohio State past Oregon St 77-31

With coach Urban Meyer serving a suspension, new starting quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. had a record-setting day, throwing for five touchdowns as No. 5 Ohio State routed Oregon State 77-31 in the opener for both teams...

Ohio State Highway Patrol: Prison guards, inmate, treated for exposure

The State Highway Patrol says more than 20 people have been treated for possible drug exposure at an Ohio prison.

Foreign exchange student from Oberlin College drowns in northern Minnesota

Sheriff's officials say a teenager who drowned in a northern Minnesota lake was a foreign exchange student from Egypt.

Copy-Ohio high court upholds trafficked girl's murder conviction

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of a woman whose forced prostitution as a girl was cited as a factor leading to her involvement in a fatal robbery.

LA-bound LeBron won't close door on return to Cleveland

LeBron James won't rule out a second homecoming in Cleveland.

Ohio man missing for days found dead in Red River Gorge

Officials say a body found in Red River Gorge has been identified as an Ohio man who had gone missing about four days ago.

13-year-old boy shot in head from brother's gun dies

Authorities say a 13-year-old boy received a gunshot to the head from his brother's gun and has died.

Ohio State student says he complained about doc's exam in letter in the 90s

The Latest on a former Ohio State team doctor accused of sexually abusing athletes (all times local):

Stormy Daniels set to perform in Ohio 3 weeks after arrest

Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped.

  Stormy Daniels performs at second Ohio club

The Latest on the arrest of porn star Stormy Daniels at a strip club in Ohio.

Stormy Daniels posts bond following arrest at Columbus strip club (video)

By CATHERINE LUCEY and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press

Ex-police chief in Ohio gets prison for receiving nude teen photos

A former northeast Ohio village police chief has been sentenced to five years in prison for receiving nude photos of a 16-year-old girl he met on the job.

Ohio declares statewide outbreak of hepatitis A

Ohio's health department says it's declaring a statewide outbreak of hepatitis A.

Ohio schools can get aerial photos to augment safety plans

The state crime lab is offering to use its drones to take aerial photos of Ohio schools that could help police if they had to respond to an active shooter or another emergency at those sites.

Ohio school districts weigh new tax to increase security

Several school districts in southwestern Ohio are considering banding together to levy a new property tax that would fund increased security at schools.

Man killed after car lands on him in rollover crash

An Ohio man has died after his vehicle rolled over several times in a crash and landed on top of him.

Ohio's Sept. 8 medical marijuana start date delayed

Ohio says medical marijuana won't be available for sale by the Sept. 8 deadline.

Copy-Judge to say whether man gets death penalty for strangling 2

A man convicted of strangling two women and suspected in two more deaths is scheduled to be sentenced after an Ohio jury recommended that he get the death penalty.

Akron professor drops plan to give female students boosted grades

The University of Akron says a professor did not follow through with a plan to give female students boosted grades to encourage them to enter the information sciences field.

Body of man who went overboard in Sandusky Bay recovered

State officials say the body of a man who went missing while boating in northern Ohio's Sandusky Bay has been recovered.

Copy-Audit: Ohio e-school inflated time students spent learning

The state auditor says Ohio's then-largest online charter school inflated the amount of time students spent learning by failing to deduct the time students were inactive online.