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Ohio woman faces multiple charges after crash killed 2 kids

May. 24, 2020 2:53 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An Ohio woman faces multiple charges following a crash on Detroit’s east side that killed her 2-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son and left a 5-year-old daughter severely injured, prosecutors said Sunday. Zantea Marie Jackson-Pool, 23, of Toledo, faces three counts of child abuse,...

2 accused of false Alzheimer's diagnoses charged with fraud

May. 21, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former director of an Ohio memory-loss clinic accused by dozens of patients of falsely diagnosing them with Alzheimer’s disease has been indicted on federal fraud charges. The U.S. Justice Department said Sherry-Ann Jenkins was not trained or licensed to provide any medical...

Wife of minister convicted of sex charges sent to prison

May. 20, 2020 11:26 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The wife and stepdaughter of a former Ohio minister convicted of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl have been sentenced to prison after they earlier pleaded guilty to witness tampering. Prosecutors had accused the two women of abducting the victim and warning her not to testify at...

Walkers are silhouetted on the Greenway Trail in Saybrook Township, Ohio, on Saturday May 16, 2020, morning. (Associated Press | Star Beacon, Warren Dillaway)/The Star-Beacon via AP)

Ohio governor: 'have fun, but keep that distance' at bars

May. 18, 2020 4:42 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will begin cracking down on social distancing at bars after photos showed plenty of customers standing and drinking on crowded patios during the first weekend restaurants and taverns were allowed to reopen, Gov. Mike DeWine said Monday. Police officers and health investigators...

Sheriffs: Deputy shot, critically wounded stabbing suspect

May. 17, 2020 11:40 AM EDT

BRYAN, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff's deputy shot and critically wounded a stabbing suspect in Ohio over the weekend, authorities said. The Defiance County sheriff's office said deputies responded to a call at a home in Farmer Township shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday and found the 43-year-old resident with stab...

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, Jeep vehicles are parked outside the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit. Defying a wave of layoffs that has sent the U.S. job market into its worst catastrophe on record, at least one major industry is making a comeback: Tens of thousands of auto workers are returning to factories that have been shuttered since mid-March due to fears of spreading the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Auto workers' tenuous return a ray of hope in jobs crisis

May. 15, 2020 10:38 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Defying a wave of layoffs that has sent the U.S. job market into its worst catastrophe on record, at least one major industry is making a comeback: Tens of thousands of auto workers are returning to factories that have been shuttered since mid-March due to fears of spreading the coronavirus....

Self-employed, part-time Ohio workers can get jobless aid

May. 13, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Self-employed and part-time workers in Ohio can now apply for unemployment through the federal stimulus package, state officials said Wednesday. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services began accepting applications on Tuesday and some payments will begin going out by the end of...

General manager Robert Schneider organizes face masks for employees and customers at Sam Ash Music Store in Lyndhurst, Ohio, Monday, May 11, 2020, during the coronavirus outbreak. Ohio's retail stores can reopen Tuesday following the states guidelines for social distancing. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Shoppers slowly trickle back to Ohio's malls, retail shops

May. 12, 2020 3:35 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Opening day for retail stores in Ohio was anything but normal. Shopkeepers and joggers outnumbered customers in the normally bustling Short North neighborhood of Columbus. Masked shoppers bunched up in lines to buy new Air Jordan basketball shoes inside a Toledo mall lined with...

Ashtabula County Medical Center employees prepare to watch a flyover by two U.S. Air Force C130 transplant planes on Thursday May 7, 2020, morning in Ashtabula, Ohio. The planes flew over ACMC, UH Geneva Medical Center and UH Conneaut Medical Center to honor Ashtabula County first responders. (Warren Dillaway/The Star-Beacon via AP)

Virus has killed 500 Ohio nursing home residents in 3 weeks

May. 8, 2020 5:38 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The number of people dying from the coronavirus in Ohio’s nursing homes has continued to increase at an alarming pace. Close to 500 residents of long-term care centers have died in the past three weeks, according to data released by the state this week. That’s nearly...

Search firm to find interim leader for University of Toledo

May. 7, 2020 11:41 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The University of Toledo has selected a search firm to find a temporary replacement for its outgoing president. The school's board of trustees announced Wednesday that AGB Search will be paid $30,000 to do the work. School officials hope the interim leader can shadow Sharon Gaber...