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We'll see 2-4 inches of rain and gusty winds and localized flooding are anticipated.
Updated: 5:20 PM EDT September 20, 2021
Mayor Montz says the art commission would aim to beautify downtown and help promote local artists
Published: 6:40 PM EDT September 20, 2021
The prosecution played a recording of a phone call between Stevens and his wife in which they both speak in a numbers-based code.
Published: 6:17 PM EDT September 20, 2021
One local woman aims to offer people hope through her podcasts that show people they're not alone through times of struggle.
Published: 6:01 PM EDT September 20, 2021
Stress manifests differently in children than it does in adults. One expert gives you the warning signs and how to help.
Published: 5:43 PM EDT September 20, 2021
The all-volunteer safety program gets a grant from AAA to help enhance the program by providing training and equipment.
Published: 5:37 PM EDT September 20, 2021
On Monday, a detective testified that DNA matching an alleged victim was found on a sex toy in Ronald "Donnie" Stevens' closet.
Published: 5:15 PM EDT September 20, 2021
Health experts say getting vaccinated against the flu not only helps protect you from falling ill, but it can also help reduce strain on hospital systems.
Published: 5:07 PM EDT September 20, 2021
Pfizer said it's likely to apply for emergency use authorization for vaccines for ages 5-12 in October.
Published: 5:04 PM EDT September 20, 2021
Published: 5:20 PM EDT September 20, 2021
Parents should consider having a conversation about drinking with their children.
Published: 5:57 PM EDT September 13, 2021
USDA introduced the “Basic Seven” in 1943 to promote public nutrition education and to help people cope with limited supplies of certain foods during World War II.
Published: 4:10 PM EDT September 13, 2021
Joe Sparks' fundraiser, Swimmin' for Women, raises money for women's causes.
Published: 8:14 PM EDT September 12, 2021
An Ohio WWII veteran took on an urgent mission more than a decade ago - and it just paid off. Grab the tissues for this one!
Published: 9:35 AM EDT September 7, 2021
Pharmacist Ginger Berrie says *pills can be especially troublesome since most times they're an enticing option for young eyes.
Published: 6:44 PM EDT September 6, 2021
The Jewish holy month of Tishri begins on Sept. 7 this year, kicking off Rosh Hashana.
Published: 4:24 PM EDT September 3, 2021
Ronin shot clip 5 a.m.
Published: 5:08 AM EDT September 3, 2021
Journalists around the country explore the history of anti-Asian hate in the U.S., stereotypes and microaggressions we're still fighting, and where to go from here.
Published: 8:31 PM EDT May 18, 2021
Asian Americans have used COVID pandemic-fueled hate to spread more awareness around hate crimes.
Published: 10:48 PM EDT May 17, 2021
Sikhism is the fifth largest religion in the world, but it's often misunderstood or disregarded in the U.S.
Published: 9:51 PM EDT May 17, 2021
What is the 'model minority' myth and why is it so harmful for Asian Americans?
Published: 4:58 PM EDT May 17, 2021
Microaggressions are comments with subtly racist undertones. Here's what to respond to them.
Published: 4:40 PM EDT May 17, 2021
Decades of discrimination against Asian Americans in the U.S. included the country’s first immigration ban based on race in the 1800s.
Published: 4:33 PM EDT May 17, 2021
Kyoko Takenaka found a way to reclaim power by turning recordings of racist and sexist comments into a film.
Published: 4:16 PM EDT May 17, 2021
Is there a link between rising anti-Asian hate crimes and the pandemic? Research suggests yes.
Published: 3:30 PM EDT May 17, 2021
Paul John Knowles is the “Casanova Killer.” His devilish smirk, charming demeanor and flowing whiskey-colored hair helped mask his deadly secret.
Published: 3:12 PM EST February 2, 2021
Brittany Zamora was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with her 13-year-old student.
Published: 5:17 PM EST January 25, 2021
Years after Adrienne Salinas's body was found, her murder remains unsolved.
Published: 11:32 AM EST January 15, 2021
It's proclaimed “The Most Beautiful Small Town in America.” But just under the surface, there’s something darker in Bardstown, Kentucky.
Published: 1:01 PM EST January 12, 2021
Bizarre behavior and stories don’t add up after a toddler vanishes on a family camping trip. This is the relentless search to find out what happened.
Published: 5:34 PM EST January 22, 2021
DNA evidence in the JonBenet Ramsey case doesn't support a controversial development: a former prosecutor's decision to clear the girl's family from all suspicion.
Published: 8:13 PM EST February 9, 2021
A young girl from Exeter, Ca. was murdered in 1975. The jury convicted a local handyman, but did the real killer get away?
Published: 5:27 PM EST January 22, 2021
A year after the Austin bombings, investigators open up about how they retraced the bomber's steps to find him.
Published: 12:04 PM EST January 25, 2021
In 1991, four teenage girls were murdered in a North Austin yogurt shop. Decades later, investigators continue to work to solve the crimes.
Published: 5:36 PM EST February 3, 2021
Two years after Nanette was found in her burned home with a gunshot wound to her head, her family hopes new information will cause a break in the case.
Published: 2:22 PM EST February 2, 2021
Tammy Grogan's 2006 dream cruise turned into a nightmare when the single mother never returned.
On June 28, 2018, 5 employees of the Annapolis Capital Gazette were killed in a mass shooting. We detail how survivors spent the past year navigating their grief.
Published: 9:25 AM EST January 26, 2021
President Biden’s Department of Education has focused on “discharging” student loans for borrowers affected by permanent disability or school closures.
Published: 12:45 PM EDT September 20, 2021
A clip of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaking about FEMA funds for COVID-19 victims’ funeral expenses has gone viral, but it’s been edited and taken out of context.
Published: 5:58 PM EDT September 16, 2021
The name Comirnaty is a combination of the terms COVID-19, mRNA, community, and immunity, to highlight the first authorization of a messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine.
Published: 5:54 PM EDT September 16, 2021
The mu variant is not the dominant COVID-19 strain in the U.S.
Published: 7:00 PM EDT September 15, 2021
Viral tests that are used to determine if a person has COVID-19 are not designed to tell you what variant is causing the infection, but genomic sequencing can.
Published: 8:03 PM EDT September 14, 2021
From claims that taking zinc will protect you from COVID-19, to when will the last $300 unemployment payments hit your bank account. Get caught up with VERIFY Weekly
Published: 7:19 PM EDT September 10, 2021
The Taliban previously banned girls’ schools as part of a set of restrictive policies on women during their last reign of Afghanistan.
Published: 6:14 PM EDT September 8, 2021
KGW reporters got rare access inside intensive care units at OHSU Hospital in Portland and St. Charles Medical Center in Bend as they treated COVID patients.
Published: 9:50 PM EDT September 17, 2021
The wildfire trends are unmistakable. There are more wildfires, they are bigger and they are more devastating. Every year, there is more scorched Earth.
Published: 2:58 PM EDT September 17, 2021
We set out find out who are the robocallers, who are the victims and what can be done to stop the calls.
Published: 6:33 PM EDT May 14, 2021
This special focuses on those turning the power of protest into meaningful change.
Published: 2:43 PM EDT August 5, 2021
The story of the Walker Sisters who continued living in the Great Smoky Mountains after it became a national park still fascinates visitors.
Published: 10:50 AM EST January 26, 2021
American moms are dying from childbirth. Black women are up to four times more at risk. This series examines why.
Published: 3:27 PM EST January 25, 2021
Nicolle didn't know she was undocumented until she was 15. Rob thinks immigrants should come through legally or not at all.
Published: 12:48 PM EDT June 18, 2021
Officer Matt Yoder is a veteran police officer. Corry Dawkins is a 27-year-old with a troubled past. Here’s what happened when the two men came together.
Published: 12:21 PM EDT June 18, 2021
Meet the people making positive change in their communities in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Published: 4:38 PM EDT April 30, 2021
Over the course of a year, this documentary follows a charismatic principal as she sets out to undo history.
Published: 1:43 PM EST February 2, 2021
Sex trafficking is a billion-dollar-a-year industry in the U.S. And traffickers are preying on young girls across the nation — our daughters, sisters and friends — r
Published: 3:53 PM EST January 26, 2021
Karl Willis and Wayne Braddy were granted a motion for leave to seek a new trial. Now, the Lucas County Prosecutor's Office has until Sept. 2 to respond.
Published: 6:10 PM EDT August 26, 2021
Karl Willis and Wayne Braddy continue to profess their innocence in a 1998 murder that was profiled in an 11 Investigates investigation.
Published: 12:54 AM EDT August 13, 2021
"I'm not happy with it because I'd rather see him behind bars," Melinda said of landlord Anthony Hubbard, who exploited her while she was a tenant.
Published: 12:18 AM EDT July 30, 2021
Experts discuss the future of genetic genealogy and its role in solving dormant crimes.
Published: 9:12 PM EDT July 22, 2021
'I would really like to be able to provide answers to the family and really to the whole community,' the world-renowned genetic genealogist said.
Published: 5:09 PM EDT July 22, 2021
A new tool used in another Ohio case could uncover more evidence in Johnny and Lisa's murders.
Published: 7:40 PM EDT July 14, 2021
The city paid a contractor nearly $1M to move Buckeye Broadband fiber-optic lines during the road project. Now, it wants to get that money back.
Published: 6:17 PM EDT June 11, 2021
When Johnny Clarke and Lisa Straub were killed inside a Holland home in true crime brutal murders on Jan. 30, 2011, it shocked the community. The case remains open.
Published: 4:53 PM EDT May 27, 2021
There is so much more to that delicious cocktail than one may think. The co-founders of Toledo Spirits share how long of a process distilling really is.
Published: 8:08 PM EDT September 20, 2021
From the International Festival to the opening weekend of Halloweekends here are some events to keep in mind when you Go 419.
Published: 10:39 AM EDT September 18, 2021
Planting trees is best done during the fall season.
Published: 10:33 AM EDT September 18, 2021
The festival also serves as a fundraiser for the organization, which provides mental health services and other programming for the Latino community.
Published: 6:12 PM EDT September 17, 2021
It's almost fall y'all! Get in the spirit with some cooler weather and fall activities at Fleitz Pumpkin Farm in Oregon!
Published: 7:04 AM EDT September 17, 2021
The International Fest is this weekend at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo! Zeinab Cheaib has what you can look forward if you're going to be there.
Published: 6:59 AM EDT September 17, 2021
The first dedicated geocaching trail in northwest Ohio will offer 20 caches for people to find via GPS.
Published: 8:57 PM EDT September 16, 2021
16 finalists were announced Wednesday to compete for top prize of $2,500, a recording session, and on stage performance at MCPA
Published: 6:05 PM EDT September 15, 2021