Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley

Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

COVID cases numbers are continuing to climb, and the state says only around a third of kids over 12 who can be vaccinated got those shots. One of the Democrats challenging Republican Gov. Mike DeWine’s re-election says she questions his motivation for not issuing a statewide mask mandate in schools. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley says she will try to unseat Ohio’s Republican governor after her effort to work with him on gun reforms in the aftermath of a mass shooting in her city stalled.

Statehouse News Bureau

A big development in the upcoming race fo US Senate in 2022, with Republican incumbent Rob Portman saying he's no longer running.  Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports one high profile possible candidate is out.


Democratic Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley says she won’t seek a third term, raising expectations she will seek higher office.

Associated Press

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has signed into law a gun rights bill eliminating an individual's duty to retreat before using force.

Columbus and Dayton officials today filed a lawsuit seeking a court order against Ohio's Bureau of Criminal Investigation to fix gaps in the state’s criminal background check process.

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is calling on majority U.S. Senate Republicans to pass gun reform legislation.

The Mayor of Dayton, where nine people were slain in a mass shooting August 4, says a round-the-clock security detail was assigned to her because of hate-filled messages she received following verbal sparring with President Trump after his visit to a Dayton hospital earlier this month. 

The FBI has opened an investigation into the Dayton shootings last Sunday, citing the gunman's interest in violent ideology.

Supporters of Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio have launched a committee to draft him to run for president in 2020.

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is accusing Premier Health executives of lying about plans to close Good Samaritan Hospital. 

Ohio Public Radio

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is ending her gubernatorial bid. 

Ohio Public Radio

The cities of Dayton and Lorain are suing drug companies amid the state's opioid crisis.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's lawsuit against five drug companies is drawing mixed reaction from Republican and Democratic gubernatorial candidates.

Democratic Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is using her re-election campaign that's not subject to state contribution limits to raise money for her 2018 gubernatorial bid.

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley says she running for governor in 2018, becoming the third female Democrat to seek the office.

A bankruptcy judge has tentatively approved the sale of Dayton-based Standard Register to a company run by billionaire Glen Taylor, owner of the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves.

Immigrant Central American Children Won't Be Sheltered In Dayton

Aug 8, 2014
City of Dayton

Democratic Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley says there are no plans by the federal government to send any of the Central American children flooding across the U.S. boarder to her city for shelter.