December 6, 2023

Ohio Gov. DeWine signs bill to increase legal payouts in Boy Scout sex abuse cases

Victims of child sexual abuse in Ohio will see more compensation for the crimes committed against them while in the Boy Scouts of America after Republican Gov. Mike DeWine signed a new law guaranteeing it Thursday. The measure was enacted amid the organization’s bankruptcy settlement, first filed in 2020 after tens of thousands of men […]

Artwork believed stolen during Holocaust returned after 17-year fight with Ohio college

Artwork believed to be stolen during the Holocaust from a Jewish art collector and entertainer have been rightly returned to the Nazi victim’s heirs after a 17-year battle with Oberlin College. The Nazis first stole the drawing, “Girl With Black Hair,” by Austrian Expressionist Egon Schiele, from Fritz Grünbaum, a prominent Jewish art collector and […]

Ohio cops rescue piglet on side of highway after suspected fall from transport

Highway hog rescue caught on bodycam in Ohio. Pearl, as she was affectionately named, was spotted running across U.S. Route 35 in Ross County. Watch as troopers from the Chillicothe Post trot into action to ensure this little escapee’s highway adventure came to a safe end. A piglet rescued on the side of a highway […]

No. 6 Ohio State wins on last-second touchdown in instant classic against No. 9 Notre Dame in South Bend

The epic clash between No. 6 Ohio State and No. 9 Notre Dame certainly lived up to the hype, as the game was won on the literal last second. With three seconds left, Chip Trayanum rushed it up the middle to find the end zone, giving the Buckeyes a 17-14 win over No. 9 Notre […]

Abortion rights likely headed for showdown in Ohio this fall

Abortion messaging hasn’t always been front and center for Ohio Democrats. | Megan Jelinger/AFP/Getty Ohio is poised to become the latest battleground over abortion after advocates Wednesday submitted more than enough signatures to get an abortion rights initiative on the ballot this fall. A coalition of abortion-rights groups has submitted more than 7srcsrc,srcsrcsrc signatures for

Ohio Man Allegedly Sets Father’s Girlfriend on Fire: ‘I Don’t Know What Happened’

An Ohio man was arrested and charged with felonious assault and aggravated arson after being accused of setting his father’s girlfriend on fire. On Thursday, neighbor Dennis Williams called 911 after spotting the 50-year-old woman laying on the ground across from his backyard. The woman was covered in burns and was missing two teeth due

Ohio Human Trafficking Bust Catches 10 Men, Including Illegal Alien and Teacher

A human trafficking bust in Ohio has caught ten men, including an illegal alien and a middle school teacher, who were arrested Thursday on suspicion of promoting prostitution and other sex charges. The men range in age from 30 to 55 and were arrested in North Olmsted by the members of the Northeast Ohio Human

Ohio woman escapes captivity after bandits doused her with bleach, beat her: police

Three suspects allegedly held an Ohio woman captive for three days, beat her and burned her with chemicals over a $450 debt, according to court documents. The victim told police she stayed with the three suspects – Amanda Vance, 32, Tiffany Lyons, 34, and Billy Woolard, 32 – in a Springfield, Ohio, home for the […]

Ohio GOP’s constitutional amendment reform bid clears legislative committees

A proposal by Republicans in Ohio’s Statehouse that would raise the vote threshold required to amend the state constitution has advanced through both House and Senate committees. The plan coincides with a proposed abortion rights amendment, likely aimed at thwarting any potential it has to pass. While Democrats accuse the Ohio GOP of “legislative whiplash,” […]

Pro Golfer Annika Sorenstam to raise funds for East Palestine, Ohio residents

The chemical spill in East Palestine, Ohio, hit home for legendary golfer Annika Sorenstam. Mike McGee is the son of four-time PGA Tour winner Jerry McGee and the husband of LPGA Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam. McGee grew up with his sister Michelle in East Palestine, Ohio. A freight train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in […]

PETA Dunks LeBron James for Serving Milk at Player’s Ohio Community Center

Arturo Holmes/Getty Images People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is steamed at NBA GOAT LeBron James for sitting idly by while the Starbucks operating inside his Akron, Ohio, community center serves milk to customers. PETA is demanding that James force the coffee counter to go dairy-free. PETA was udderly infuriated after it learned that

Ohio State University Requires Diversity Statement from Engineering Job Applicants

The Ohio State University (OSU) requires diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statements from those applying for jobs at the College of Engineering. OSU requires applicants to the College of Engineering to provide a diversity statement, with an application portal for a faculty position in nuclear engineering explaining “The search committee will ask all applicants to

Buttigieg notes Ohio getting ‘particularly high amount of attention,’ while trains derail ‘1000’ times a year

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg emphasized to Yahoo! Finance Live the large number of train derailments in this country while the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, has gotten the most “attention.” Buttigieg continues to face backlash after he was slow to discuss the train derailment causing toxic chemicals to pollute the East Palestine […]

On this day in history, Feb. 18, 1931, American author Toni Morrison is born in Ohio

American author and Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison was born on this day in history, Feb. 18, 1931. Morrison was born the second of four children in Lorain, Ohio, and was given the birth name Chloe Anthony Wofford, according to the National Women’s History Museum. As a child, Morrison focused on her studies and became […]

Another Ohio train derailment in Springfield involved no hazardous materials, spillage, officials say

A Norfolk Southern train derailment in Springfield, Ohio – the second in the state in just over a month – did not involve any hazardous materials or cause any spillage, according to local officials and the rail operator.  “Local, state first responders confirm no hazardous materials found at train derailment site in Clark County,” the […]

Cincinnati Shuts Off Water from Ohio River due to East Palestine Contamination

Cincinnati Shuts Off Water from Ohio River due to East Palestine Contamination AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar The City of Cincinnati shut off its local sourcing of water from the Ohio River following the train derailment and chemical spill in East Palestine, Ohio. The local government announced its decision Friday: Out of an abundance of caution

China: Ohio Train Disaster a Product of U.S. Federalism and States’ Rights

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, Andre Malerba/Bloomberg via Getty Images China’s state-run Global Times on Tuesday claimed the Ohio toxic train derailment and factory explosion were evidence of America’s “crumbling infrastructure,” “declining governance capabilities,” and the inferiority of representative republican government. The Global Times razzed current and former U.S. administrations for constantly demanding infrastructure money but

Ohio House passes $12.6 billion state transportation budget in response to East Palestine train derailment

Proposed safety measures in response to the East Palestine train derailment are part of a $12.6 billion state transportation budget passed Wednesday by the Ohio House with bipartisan support. The budget proposal would fund pavement, bridges and other highway projects over two years and includes $1 billion targeted for improvements to rural highways. It would […]

Biden orders Ohio door-to-door checks more than 3 weeks after toxic train derailment

President Biden directed federal agencies on Friday to go door-to-door in Ohio more than three weeks after the toxic train derailment that has impacted the village of East Palestine.  Teams from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental Protection Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency will visit residents starting on Saturday, asking how they’re […]

Ohio school bus driver called a ‘hero’ after saving student from passing car: video

A school bus driver in Ohio is being praised as a hero after video shows her saving a student from being hit by a passing car.  The woman’s heroic actions were captured in a video shared by Tecumseh Local Schools on Facebook on Thursday, Feb. 23. The school district is located in New Carlisle, Ohio, […]

Ohio Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown Excuses Joe Biden’s Absence in East Palestine

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), up for reelection in 2src24 and likely to face a tough opponent, excused Joe Biden’s absence when asked about the president visiting East Palestine, where a train carrying chemicals derailed. During a press gaggle in Ohio, a reporter asked Brown about the consensus in East Palestine that Biden would not show

Officials: Measles Outbreak in Ohio Infects 82 Children; 32 Hospitalized

A measles outbreak in central Ohio has infected at least 82 children, including 32 who have been hospitalized, according to Columbus Public Health (CPH). Health officials announced they started investigating the outbreak on November 9 after a child became infected at a childcare facility in Franklin County, where Columbus is located. Within the next few weeks

WATCH: Plume of Toxic Gas Envelops Ohio Town as Derailed Train Explodes

WATCH: Plume of Toxic Gas Envelops Ohio Town as Derailed Train ExplodesTHE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULDN’TOhio Gov. Mike DeWine and the governor of neighboring Pennsylvania, Josh Shapiro, have evacuated an area of two square miles along the states’ borders.Updated Feb. 07, 2023 12:27AM ET / Published Feb. 06, 2023 11:51PM ET NTSBGov via ReutersOfficials detonated several train cars filled with toxic gas

Michigan State Hockey Player Accuses Ohio State Player of Using Racial Slur

Michigan State senior Jagger Joshua has accused an Ohio State player of directing a racial slur his way during a recent game. Joshua posted his accusation to social media on Monday, exclaiming that “Acts of racism do not belong in hockey.” “Acts of racism do not belong in hockey, as they can discourage African Americans

Democrat Tim Ryan Pushes Gun Control to Ban ‘Weapons of War’ During Ohio Senate Debate

Democrat Rep. Tim Ryan (OH), during a debate on Monday night, pushed gun control by saying “weapons of war” cannot be readily available. Ryan said during the debate, “You can’t watch the school shootings. You can’t watch the level of violence that we have here and not think we need background checks, right?” The congressman,…

Ohio Flips: 1st Poll Post Mar-a-Lago Raid Shows J.D. Vance, Republicans Have Overtaken Democrats

In the first poll since the unprecedented Mar-a-Lago raid, Emerson College Polling showed that J.D. Vance, the Trump-backed Republican nominee for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat, and Republicans had overtaken Democrats in the Buckeye State. Vance leads Ryan by three points in the most recent Emerson College poll. The poll found that 45 percent of the…

The Revenge Tour? Trump To Hold First Campaign-Style Rally In Ohio Since Leaving The White House

June 26, 2021 11:14 AM ET Former President Donald Trump will hold a rally outside Cleveland, Ohio, Saturday evening, marking the first campaign-style rally since leaving the White House. Trump will speak in Wellington and it will be his first occasion to hold one of his signature rallies that propelled him into the presidency in…

Exclusive — Ohio Senate Candidate Josh Mandel Presses Governor DeWine to End Mask Mandate, Reopen Ohio Entirely

Former Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel, a GOP candidate for U.S. Senate next year, told Breitbart News exclusively he is calling on Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to cut the nonsense, end his state’s mask mandate, and reopen Ohio entirely right now. What’s more, Breitbart News can also exclusively reveal a lengthy statement from DeWine’s office…

Trump-backed Balderson claims dramatic victory in crucial Ohio House race .

Buoyed by a dramatic last-minute rally by President Trump, Republican State Senator Troy Balderson appeared to be inching closer to beating back a challenge by insurgent Democrat Danny O’Connor in Ohio’s special election for a vacant House seat Tuesday. A victory in the race for the Ohio’s historically conservative 12th Congressional District would deny Democrats […]

Big League: Fiat-Chrysler to Invest $1 Billion in Michigan and Ohio, Plus 2000 US Jobs

Here we go again. Another major car manufacturing company announced plans to invest a billions of dollars in the U.S. economy and provide jobs to thousands of Americans. FCA, the U.S. automaker of Fiat-Chrysler, announced on Sunday that it would invest a total $1 billion in plants in Michigan and Ohio, and will add 2000 new […]

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