Sherrod Brown Says Republicans Are Scared Of Donald Trump: ‘You Can See It In Their Eyes’

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio said Saturday that Republicans are scared of former President Donald Trump. Per The Hill, speaking to a group of reporters at the Capitol, Brown argued that Republicans have made it clear they won’t stand up to Trump despite the “damage he’s done to his country.” “It’s so clear this […]

Pro-Trump Republicans Are Reportedly ‘Scheming To Oust’ Governors Who Undermined Voter Fraud Claims

In his failed quest to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, President Donald Trump has relied on spreading evidence-free theories about widespread voter fraud. He also taken aim at prominent Republican politicians, especially governors who refused to intervene in the electoral process on his behalf. Two of them, Governors Brian Kemp of Georgia […]

Donald Trump Uses Official White House Twitter Account To Put Down Previous Administrations After Ohio Speech

Donald Trump visited the Whirlpool factory in Clyde, Ohio, today as part of ongoing campaign efforts ahead of the 2020 election. The president delivered a speech for workers at the plant where he called out previous administrations for standing “idly by as other countries engaged in unfair trade practices.” The speech was then shared via […]

Mike DeWine Said He Thinks Fans Could Be Allowed In The Stands At Athletic Events This Fall

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine thinks there is a chance fans will be allowed to be in the stands for some sporting events this fall. The key, he told C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic, is how people behave leading up to various activities, according to Darin Gantt of Pro Football Talk. DeWine said there are […]

Christopher Columbus Statue Removed From Ohio’s Capital, Despite It Being Its Namesake

Columbus, Ohio, has removed a statue of Christopher Columbus, the man for whom the city was named, NPR News reported. On Wednesday morning, city crews showed up at the bronze statue of the Italian sailor that had stood in front of City Hall for decades. Within hours, it was gone. Back when what would eventually […]

Joe Biden And Donald Trump Virtually Tied In Ohio, Quinnipiac University Poll Shows

According to a poll from Quinnipiac University released on Wednesday, President Donald Trump and the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee, Joe Biden, are virtually tied in the state of Ohio. Forty-six percent of respondents said that they would vote for Biden if the election was held today, while 45 percent said they would back Trump. […]

FedEx Driver Cries During Emotional Video In Which He Says He Was Spit At And Called A Racial Slur

A 23-year-old FedEx driver from Lisbon, Ohio named Brandon Brackins recently opened up about a disturbing experience he had while trying to do his job. Brackins filmed an emotional video of himself following the encounter, in which he explained that someone driving by him spit at him and called him a racial slur while he […]

Ohio Reportedly Seen As Potential Battleground State In 2020 Election

According to a Saturday report from The Hill, Ohio is increasingly viewed as a potential battleground state in the 2020 presidential election. In 2016, President Donald Trump won Ohio against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in part thanks to voters who backed former President Barack Obama twice but refused to support Clinton. The Trump […]

Condado Tacos In Columbus, Ohio, Temporarily Shuts Down After Employees Refuse To Make Order For Police

A Midwestern Mexican food chain temporarily shut down its Columbus, Ohio-area locations after employees at one store refused to fill an order for police officers, WSYX-TV reported. Condado Tacos is a table-service Mexican restaurant with locations across parts of the Midwest. On Monday night, its location in the Polaris section of Columbus received an order […]

Sen. Sherrod Brown Endorses Joe Biden For President

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio has endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for President of the United States, reports The Hill. The endorsement was announced Tuesday by the Biden campaign. In a statement, Brown said that Biden is the right person to lead the nation in a time of crisis. “Dignity of Work isn’t […]

Ohio School Janitor Finds A Student’s Lost Purse From 1957 Stuck In A Crevice Between A Wall And Lockers

A school janitor in Ohio found a student’s purse that had been crammed into a crevice and forgotten about for 60 years, CNN reports. The purse’s original owner has passed away, but even so, it serves as something of a time capsule of the daily life of a teenager in the 1950s. In May 2019, […]

Ohio Mom Wants Teenagers’ Employers To Be Required To Notify Parents If Kid Doesn’t Show Up For Work

A grieving Ohio mother has started an online petition to require employers of teenagers to notify a parent if their child fails to show up for work, Cleveland’s WEWS-TV reports. Last November, 17-year-old Damian Henning died in what police believe was a suicide. The Sandusky teenager had failed to show up for a shift at […]

Cleveland Police Officer Solomon Nhiwatiwa Gets 4.5 Years For Urinating On 12-Year-Old Girl Who Refused Ride

A Cleveland police officer who urinated on a 12-year-old girl after she refused his offer of a ride has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison, The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Solomon Nhiwatiwa had had a checkered career both in and out of the Cleveland Police Department even before the August 16, […]

Donald Trump Suggests He Deserved Nobel Prize For Ethiopia Peace Deal

Donald Trump puzzled Ethiopian officials on Thursday, when, at a campaign rally, he appeared to say that he deserved the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to that country’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed Ali, in December. Abiy was given the high honor for his achievement in negotiating a peace deal with neighboring East African country Eritrea, according […]

Asked To Name One Thing ‘President Has Done Well,’ Donald Trump Supporter Draws A Total Blank In Viral Video

Donald Trump held his first campaign rally of the year for the 2020 presidential election, giving a performance that made a stark contrast to his nine-minute White House speech a day earlier. In his speech in Washington, D.C., Trump appeared subdued and reverted to his habit of making repeated, sharp sniffing sounds. But on Thursday, […]

Andrew Yang Blocked From Ohio Primary Ballot Due To ‘Bureaucratic Paperwork Issue’

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang faces a roadblock in Ohio, a state that The Guardian reported has experienced voter purges that have “clearly benefited Republicans.” According to Newsweek, Yang is being blocked from Ohio’s March 17 Democratic presidential primary ballot due to a “bureaucratic paperwork issue.” “By failing to follow Ohio law, Mr. Yang’s campaign […]

Russian-Owned Company Attempted Cyberattack On Ohio’s Election Site On Voting Day

A Russian-owned company attempted what was described as a clumsy cyberattack on the state of Ohio’s election website on voting day, a top state official has revealed. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced this week that the unnamed company tried to carry out a “relatively unsophisticated” attack on November 5, the same day that […]

Jim Jordan, Donald Trump Defender, Ripped As ‘Bootlicker,’ ‘Contemptible Human Being’ In Home State Newspaper

Once dismissed as an “a**hole” by former Republican House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Congressional rep Jim Jordan became one of the loudest defenders of Donald Trump during impeachment hearings over the past two weeks. But his frequent shouting at, and interrupting witnesses has not gone over well with a major newspaper in his home state, […]

Ohio Family Raising Funds For Their Son’s Rare Disorders Shocked By Signs Telling Them To Let Their Baby Die

An Ohio family trying to raise money to care for their sick infant says that a neighbor is posting signs around town reading, “Let the baby die,” Toledo’s WTVG reports. KC Ahlers is the dad of baby RJ, who has a multitude of illnesses that are threatening his life. He’s been diagnosed with agenesis of […]

Ohio Law Protects Students From Being Penalized If Their Incorrect Answers Are In Line With Their Religion

Ohio‘s House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow students to turn in work that is scientifically inaccurate and not be penalized for it as long as their religion’s teachings seemingly contradict science, The Columbus Dispatch reports. The proposed bill provides a slew of other protections for religious students as well. House Bill […]

Razor Blades And Other Metal Objects Found Inserted Into Halloween Candy In An Ohio Neighborhood

Children trick-or-treating in a Cincinnati, Ohio neighborhood brought home candy that had razor blades and other metal objects inserted into it, Dayton’s The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. No children are believed to have been injured. Colerain Township police say they received two reports of razor blades hidden in candy from parents who visited the same neighborhood. […]

High School Athlete Disqualified For Wearing Her Hijab During A Race

Noor Alexandria Abukaram is a 16-year-old Muslim student at Sylvania Northview High School in Ohio and on the school’s cross country team. Earlier this month, the teen competed in a 5K race in which she excelled, finishing the race faster than she’s done this whole season, at just 22 minutes and 22 seconds. Unfortunately, Abukaram […]

Severely Malnourished Ohio Boy, Forced Onto A Vegan Diet, Escapes Home, Parents Charged With Neglect

A severely malnourished Ohio boy escaped from his parents’ home and managed to find help, and now his father and stepmother have been charged with a host of felonies, the Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum reports. The 13-year-old boy, who weighed only 65 pounds, had been forced to adhere to a strict vegan diet, authorities allege. The boy, […]

Michigan School Board Member, With History Of Facebook Bans For Offensive Posts, Refuses To Resign

A Michigan school board member, who has been banned from Facebook multiple times for offensive posts, is resisting calls to resign, Toledo Blade reports. Todd Bruning, a board member of the Bedford Public School District, has a simple message for anyone who doesn’t care for his social media history: “If you don’t like it, don’t […]

Kanye West Spotted At The Cheesecake Factory In Hilarious Viral Fan Photo

Celebrities – they’re just like us. Rapper Kanye West was spotted dining at a Cheesecake Factory in Ohio over the weekend. According to a report from TMZ, West wasn’t alone in dining at the popular restaurant chain known for its desserts and expansive menu. West was joined by his wife, Keeping Up With The Kardashians […]

A Crocodile Was Spotted In An Ohio Creek, Just A Few Feet From Where Children Were Swimming

An Ohio church group went swimming in a creek, only to find out they were sharing the water with a seven-foot crocodile, Cincinnati’s WLWT-TV reports. Fortunately, no one was injured. River Lowe, a 10-year-old girl, was part of a group of children who went with a church group for a swim in Bantas Fork Creek, […]

Trump Supporter Punches Protester At Ohio Rally, Crowd Chants ‘Lock Him Up!’

A Trump supporter allegedly punched a protester at a Cincinnati, Ohio rally earlier this week, Yahoo News reports. After the suspect was arrested, the crowd chanted, “Lock him up!” On Thursday, as Trump was speaking to a crowd at the city’s U.S. Bank Arena, a group of counter-protesters had assembled not far from the site. […]

Talk Show Host Steve Harvey To Cover Cost of College for Eight Students in Ohio

The cost of college and student debt has played a large role in the discourse in the 2020 primary race for president, but some students in Ohio will be less worried about post-degree student loan headaches after a generous donation from talk show host Steve Harvey. Harvey, a popular television personality who hosts nationally syndicated […]

Ohio Mother Sheds Light On Raising Multiple Children With Autism

In honor of Mother’s Day, WKBN caught up with Robin Suzelis of Canfield, Ohio, who shed some light on being the parent of multiple children with special needs. Suzelis is the mother of 12-year-old Evan and 7-year-old Dean, who have both received a diagnosis of moderate to severe autism. Robin told the outlet the diagnosis […]

Georgia And Ohio Face Intense Backlash For Their Anti-Abortion Laws

Georgia and Ohio are in the news for all the wrong reasons. On Tuesday, Georgia followed the example of Ohio in implementing a law that would make it illegal to terminate a pregnancy as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. But while the […]

Ohio Man Accused Of Throwing Iguana In Restaurant

Police in Ohio say they arrested a man for throwing an iguana at the manager of a restaurant this week. According to a Facebook post by the Painesville Police Department in northeastern Ohio, the incident took place Tuesday at a Perkins restaurant. At lunchtime on Tuesday, a 49-year-old man allegedly “removed an iguana from his […]

Same-Sex Parents Of Young Girl Fighting Cancer Receive Hateful Message Blaming Their Lifestyle

Social media is a very powerful tool that can be utilized to spread information, as well as for people to seek support from others, regardless of where in the world they may be. The parents of 1-year-old Callie Shaffer created a Facebook page shortly after their daughter was diagnosed with neuroblastoma back in January of […]

Amazon Echo Dot Reportedly Catches On Fire In Retired Firefighter’s Home

A retired firefighter from Sandusky, Ohio, reportedly ended up putting out a fire in his own home over the weekend when his family’s Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker/virtual assistant combusted in their kitchen. According to a report from Fox 8 Cleveland, the incident took place on Saturday, when Joe Jachym and his wife returned home, […]

Police Detained A Black Man After A Bank Said His Paycheck Was Too High

Paul McCowns had just completed his first three weeks of work at an electric company in Cleveland, Ohio, and was eager to cash his first paycheck. When he tried to do so, he found himself handcuffed in the back seat of a police vehicle. McCowns, who is black, is alleging that a Huntington bank branch […]

A Student’s ‘Super Smash Bros.’ Drawing Caused Panic As Some Saw It As Warning Of A Coming School Shooting

A student at East Clinton High School in Sabina, Ohio, had high anticipation for the release of a popular video game. Unfortunately, not everyone else was as excited as he was, and some mistook his enthusiasm as evidence that he was preparing to do something violent. The unnamed student drew a circle on a whiteboard […]

Erin Johnson Repeatedly Threw Her Infant Daughter In Argument With Sister About Amazon Purchases, Police Say

An Ohio woman is behind bars after allegedly throwing her infant daughter onto a couch, twice, during an argument over Amazon purchases. As WCMH-TV (Columbus) reports, Erin Johnson, 32, faces charges of child endangerment following the Saturday incident. Youngstown Police Department officials say that officers were dispatched to a Youngstown home at about 9:00 p.m. […]

Father Of Ohio Girl Suspended For Bullying Makes Her Walk Home From School As Punishment In Viral Video

An Ohio dad has become a viral video star after he posted footage of himself making his ten-year-old daughter walk five miles to school in freezing temperatures, KABC-TV (Los Angeles) is reporting. Matt Cox says that when his 10-year-old daughter, Kirsten, got a three-day suspension for bullying another student, he needed to nip that in […]

GOP Official In Ohio Says Wildfires Are ‘God’s Punishment’ For ‘Liberals In California’

The chairman of the Democratic Party of Columbiana County in Ohio is calling on his Republican counterpart to resign following a Facebook post by the latter assigning blame for the California wildfires on liberals in the state. Republican County Chairman Dave Johnson posted an image on his personal Facebook page that showed the destruction being […]

Ohio And Colorado Unlikely To Be Swing States In 2020

The 2018 midterm elections brought sweeping changes to Congress, ushering a strong Democratic majority into the House of Representatives. The election also highlighted demographic changes that suggest the battleground states of the 2020 Presidential election may be much different than even those of the 2016 election, according to NBC News. Three strong trends emerged from […]

Dave Chappelle Photobombs Ohio Couple’s Engagement Photos

Comedian Dave Chappelle isn’t a very public person, but for one Ohio couple taking engagement pictures, he’ll make an exception — and it’s probably going to be one of the coolest wedding gifts that they’ll end up getting. The former host of the eponymous Chappelle Show on Comedy Central was strolling about Yellow Springs, Ohio […]

Election Day Ballot Problems For Voters In Georgia, Florida, And Other Key States

Tuesday was full of frustration for voters in New York, Michigan, Florida, Arizona, and Georgia, among other states, as long lines and voting machine malfunctions put a wrench in the Democratic process on Election Day. The national hotline for reporting poll problems was already flooded with calls by 5 p.m. EST, reports USA Today, with […]

Donald Trump Says He Won’t Call Ivanka Beautiful Anymore To Be Politically Correct

“You’re not allowed to use the word ‘beautiful’ anymore when you talk about women. It’s politically incorrect,” Donald Trump told a Cleveland crowd on Monday, the Washington Post reports. Donald and Ivanka Trump were in Ohio for a political rally at the 11th hour before Tuesday midterms approaches. The Trumps were campaigning for Mike DeWine, […]

5-Year-Old Ohio Boy Tests Positive For Meth After Trick-Or-Treating

A little boy in Galion, Ohio, got very sick on Sunday after going trick-or-treating earlier in the evening. He had a seizure and his mother took him to the hospital, where he tested positive for meth, CNN reports. It’s a Halloween nightmare turned reality, and it’s exactly what every parent is afraid of every single […]

Stormy Daniels’ Arrest At An Ohio Strip Club To Be Probed By FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will be investigating the Ohio police unit that, among other things, arrested Donald Trump accuser Stormy Daniels at a Columbus strip club earlier this year. As Huffington Post reports, Columbus’ Vice Squad, which has since been suspended by Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs, has been the subject of a […]

Nikki Dickinson, Ohio Mom, Arrested After Letting 10-Year-Old Son Get A Tattoo

An Ohio mother is in trouble for letting her 10-year-old son get a tattoo by a 16-year-old tattoo artist, Yahoo News is reporting. Nikki Dickinson, 34, has been arrested and is facing a variety of criminal charges for the September 24 incident in which a teenage tattoo artist was caught on video allegedly applying the […]

Ohio Strip Club Loses Liquor License After Being Caught Accepting Food Stamps As Payment For Lap Dances, Drugs

An Ohio strip club has lost its liquor license after undercover cops confirmed that the business was taking food stamp benefits in exchange for drugs and lap dances. As WCMH-TV (Columbus) reports, undercover police officers spent months investigating chicanery at Sharkey’s Bar in Dayton. Using food stamp benefits instead of cash, the cops determined that […]

A Family Put Up An Early Christmas Display For Their Dying Son – And Vandals Destroyed It

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the vandalism of an Ohio family’s Christmas display – a display that the family put up early because their dying son isn’t likely to live to see Christmas. As NBC News reports, two-year-old Brody Allen is dying of cancer, and isn’t likely to live until December 25. […]

Khloe Kardashian Posts Tummy And Cleavage-Revealing Photo Alongside Inspirational Shout-Out To Women

Television personality Khloe Kardashian took to Instagram to post a three-photo series of herself alongside an inspirational shout-out to women. The photos feature her wearing a cleavage-boosting crop top underneath a black business jacket that extends down past her hands paired with matching black knee-length shorts. Kardashian gives fans a glimpse of her toned, flat […]

Barack Obama Seemingly Calls Donald Trump A ‘Demagogue’ And A ‘Bully’ At Rally For Democrats In Ohio

Barack Obama indirectly referred to Donald Trump as a “demagogue” and a “bully” at an Ohio rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray, The Metro is reporting. Speaking to an energized crowd in Cleveland, Obama didn’t mention Trump by name. However, he echoed sentiments that have been aimed at Trump before — namely, that he’s […]

Multiple Staff Members Inside An Ohio Prison Are Poisoned In Suspected Drug Overdoses

A prison in Ohio has been in lockdown after nearly 30 people were treated for a suspected drug overdose. Ross Correctional Institution first recorded the incident when an inmate presented showing signs of an overdose at 9:10 a.m. on August 29. According to Fox News, “28 people — including 23 correctional officers, four nurses and […]