Ohio

Gov. Eric Holcomb urged people who see something to say something in the wake of this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

Infant Deaths High In Four Midwest States, CDC Says

Aug 2, 2019

Four Midwestern states have infant mortality rates “significantly higher” than the U.S. average, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control says.

Pendleton Recovers From Scary Moment After Tornado Hits Town

May 28, 2019

Emily Cox and Micah Yason

 

Tornadoes twisted through Ohio and Indiana overnight. At least one person was killed and some 90 people were injured.

In the small town of Pendleton, northeast of Indianapolis, the National Weather Service is confirming an EF2 tornado touched down. About 75 homes were damaged with some totally destroyed. But there no fatalities reported in the small town

 

As “Stop the Bans” rallies take place nationwide, in a cool, rainy Fort Wayne, protesters took too a local coffee shop to write letters to political leaders, and media outlets, on why they’re against the restrictive abortion measures that have made recent headlines.

In the middle of a crowded coffee shop, five women huddled around laptops. One of them was Jessica Bunch, the Fort Wayne community organizer with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indiana and Kentucky. She sat at the head of the table, answering questions about abortions in Indiana.

A new report from a group of educators and advocates says the state needs to invest millions of dollars to fully address issues with teacher pay, and has recommended action they say is vital to reducing Indiana’s teacher shortage.

General Motors Announces Plant Closures, None In Indiana

Nov 26, 2018

General Motors officials announced Monday that the company plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs in North America.

Groups Discuss Future Of Michindoh Aquifer

Oct 18, 2018
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Barb Anguiano / WBOI

 

Concerned Citizens of DeKalb County, or CCDC, hosted an informational meeting yesterday regarding the Michindoh Aquifer. Residents in the tri-state area are concerned about a plan to sell water from the aquifer to the Toledo suburbs. The Michindoh Aquifer, a portmanteau of the three states it touches; Michigan, Indiana and Ohio, is a prominent source of water for the corners of the three states.

Western Lake Erie is again dealing with nutrient pollution and harmful algae this year, and environmental groups say the states around the lake—including Indiana—aren’t doing enough to keep the water clean.

Water that flows into western Lake Erie — from Ohio, Michigan, Ontario, Canada and Indiana — carries a lot of nutrients that come from farms and urban areas. And when those nutrients hit warm lake water during the summer, algae grows.