Gov Mike DeWine

Gov. Mike DeWine
Jo Ingles

For the last two weeks, the state has set a record with hospitalizations for COVID-19. And every county in the state of Ohio is considered a “high incidence” county for coronavirus. Health authorities are bracing for the situation to worsen as we go into the holiday season.

Gov. Mike DeWine
Jo Ingles

Political tensions are high as Ohioans go to the polls Tuesday.  The state is taking some actions to ensure those tensions don’t translate into violence at polling places.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says he doesn’t know any of the details about an alleged plot to arrest him under a so-called “citizen’s arrest.” It was discovered after a man who says he was being recruited to help with it reported the plan to the Piqua Police Department. 

Voters inside Franklin County polling place
Jo Ingles

Gov. Mike DeWine isn’t saying much about whether Ohio needs to beef up security at polling places due to the exposed plot that militia terrorists allegedly planned to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and try to overthrow the government. 

Gov. Mike DeWine
Jo Ingles

Bars throughout the state have been begging Gov. Mike DeWine to loosen the restriction put in place under a coronavirus order that requires them to cut off sales at 10 pm.  Now, DeWine signals those rules might be relaxed soon.

Ohio National Guard in Columbus
Jo Ingles

Members of Ohio’s National Guard has been called in to help with the upcoming presidential debate in Cleveland next week. 

Gov. Mike DeWine
Jo Ingles

The US Senate has unanimously passed a resolution committing to a peaceful transition of power if President Trump loses the election, after Trump suggested that he might claim voter fraud based on mail-in ballots and refuse to leave office. Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports on the reaction of Gov. Mike DeWine, who's campaigned for Trump's re-election.

Gov. DeWine's office

On the day Governor Mike DeWine received a false positive for COVID-19, he got some text messages on his cell phone. And they were not nice.

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Nine dance studios are suing the state of Ohio over mandated shutdowns and limitations imposed on their businesses. 

Sister Helen Prejean
Jo Ingles

The author of the book, “Dead Man Walking,” says she thinks executions in Ohio and elsewhere are soon going to be a thing of the past.