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Ohio reporting 6,020 new coronavirus cases; 336 in the Valley

Ohio reporting 6,020 new coronavirus cases; 336 in the Valley

As of today, 2.75 percent of Ohioans have started to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th, also told reporters Monday that two Capitol police officers have been suspended for conduct during the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters.
New Ohio law puts drug, alcohol rehabilitation ahead of jail time

New Ohio law puts drug, alcohol rehabilitation ahead of jail time

The legislation requires judges to hold a hearing if a defendant applies for intervention and claims drug or alcohol abuse were a factor leading to the crime.
AG: Ohio's opioid overdose death rate surged in the months following lockdown

AG: Ohio's opioid overdose death rate surged in the months following lockdown

Mahoning and Trumbull counties reported some of the highest opioid overdose death rates in the state between April and June, according to the Ohio Attorney General's Office.
DeWine orders flags lowered in honor of U.S. Capitol Police officers

DeWine orders flags lowered in honor of U.S. Capitol Police officers

The order is in accordance with the orders issued today by President Donald Trump.
What to do with leftover coronavirus vaccine doses?

What to do with leftover coronavirus vaccine doses?

More than one-third of the coronavirus vaccine doses earmarked for Mercy Health's local front-line workers remain unclaimed. The hospital system is now offering them to support staff and board members.
WEEKLY COVID-19 TRENDS | Hello, holiday surge

WEEKLY COVID-19 TRENDS | Hello, holiday surge

This week ended the state's streak of decreasing weekly case numbers. Plus, the state's totals for new hospitalizations and new ICU admissions were up for the second week in a row.
Ohio congressional delegates leading investigation into Capitol siege

Ohio congressional delegates leading investigation into Capitol siege

"We'll be seeing arrests immediately and consistently over the coming days, all over the country," U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said Friday.
There's a plan for the next phase of coronavirus vaccinations, but are there enough shots to go around?

There's a plan for the next phase of coronavirus vaccinations, but are there enough shots to go around?

“This is going to take some time,” DeWine said. “It will take a number of weeks to distribute the limited number of vaccines available.”
CDC data show Ohio's coronavirus vaccine rollout is mediocre among the 50 states

CDC data show Ohio's coronavirus vaccine rollout is mediocre among the 50 states

“The endgame is the vaccine. ... We need a high percentage of us to receive the vaccine in order for it to be effective in the community," Mercy Health's Dr. James Kravec said.