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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman whose brother, mother and father died of coronavirus pleaded for people to stay at home and follow social distancing guidelines, while President Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration for Ohio and ordered federal help for state and local recovery efforts.

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge in Cleveland has dismissed an effort by pharmacy companies to shift their liability for the opioid crisis to physicians and practitioners in the two Ohio counties suing them, alleging they created a public nuisance.

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who spent nearly 15 years in prison for a murder he did not commit said Cleveland police detectives and their supervisors withheld evidence from prosecutors that would have proven his innocence at trial, his attorneys wrote in a federal lawsuit.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two former vice officers in Ohio's capital city have been charged with civil rights violations for their alleged actions during strip club investigations, according to a federal indictment that also accused them of double billing the city for special duty work.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman whose brother, mother and father died of coronavirus pleaded for people to stay at home and follow social distancing guidelines, while President Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration for Ohio and ordered federal help for state and local recovery efforts.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has the biggest megaphone, but it's governors and local officials who will decide what type of restrictions to impose on their citizens to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The Constitution largely gives states the authority to regulate their…

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine ordered mandatory weekly online reporting of ventilator availability, and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency ordered water systems to reconnect customers disconnected as of Jan. 1.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In Columbus, officials planned to open a shelter Tuesday to house homeless people who have COVID-19 but don't require hospitalization, while an alliance of manufacturers and hospitals urged companies to produce personal protective equipment such as masks, gowns and face…

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine on Monday announced Ohio schools will remain closed until May 1 to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. That extends his school-shutdown order another three weeks, after which it will be evaluated again.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An employee at Marion Correctional Institution tested positive for the coronavirus, and the Food and Drug Administration authorized Columbus-based private research lab Battelle to deploy a system can sanitize 160,000 face masks a day. A look at virus-related development…

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted thanked President Trump and Commissioner Stephen Hahn, M.D. of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the full approval of the use of new technology to sterilize desperately-needed surgical masks in Ohio and other parts of the United States.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state reported more than 1,400 coronavirus cases including 25 deaths, while Gov. Mike DeWine presented manufacturers with a top 10 list of desperately needed medical equipment to be produced. A look at virus-related developments in Ohio on Saturday:

CINCINNATI (AP) — In the battle to keep their New York City restaurant going despite sharp restrictions during the coronavirus outbreak, the owners of Il Posto Accanto tried something Beatrice Tosti di Valminuta would have considered sacrilege in normal times.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Ohio has only two weeks before it will be slammed by a surge of coronavirus cases, and it's critical now that the state add many more hospital beds. The Republican also signed Ohio's first major piece of legislation in response to the pandemic…

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has set a new, almost exclusively mail-in primary election for April 28 due to the coronavirus, ignoring the timing recommendations of the state elections chief and some voting-rights groups.

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed an effort by a man who spent 11 years in prison for a murder he did not commit to force Cleveland to pay a $13.2 million federal jury award levied against a retired homicide detective he said helped frame him.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Early projections show Ohio is making progress flattening the curve of coronavirus cases in the state. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine is poised to sign a sweeping relief package passed by lawmakers to address effects of the virus, while new figures on jobless claims show t…

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed an effort by a man who spent 11 years in prison for a murder he did not commit to force Cleveland to pay a $13.2 million federal jury award levied against a retired homicide detective he said helped frame him.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 2,000 child care centers have been approved so far under a special "pandemic" license, while lawmakers are rushing to pass legislation to address the widespread impact of the coronavirus. A look at virus-related developments in Ohio on Wednesday:

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mandatory state testing for schools would be ditched this year and Ohioans who didn't vote in the March 17 primary would have until April 28 to cast an absentee ballot under emergency legislation approved Wednesday by Ohio lawmakers to address the impact of the coronavirus.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mandatory state testing for schools would be ditched this year and Ohioans who didn't vote in the March 17 primary would have until April 28 to cast an absentee ballot, under emergency legislation approved Wednesday by the Ohio Senate to address the impact of the coronavirus.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 2,000 child care centers have been approved so far under a special "pandemic" license, while lawmakers are rushing to pass legislation to address the widespread impact of the coronavirus. A look at virus-related developments in Ohio on Wednesday:

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A driver involved in an accident can leave the scene if the driver is unaware that police have been or will be called, as long as the driver provides proper contact information, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State parks have shuttered more facilities as Ohio enters its first full day of a statewide "stay at home" order. Grocery stores, gas stations and other essential businesses remain open. Cases now top 440. Police in Cincinnati are social distancing from the perpetrators…