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Separatist groups using the hag tag “White Lives Matter” are protesting throughout the nation this week. Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports one such group plans to gather at the Ohio Statehouse.

State health officals Thursday reported 72 hundred new cases of COVID-19 and 109 new deaths.  

Ohio Governor Mike Dewine says the Statehouse will be closed Sunday through Wednesday in anticipation of a threatened "armed march" on state capitols.  

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State officials are not saying much about preparations for an “armed march” planned for the Ohio Statehouse and other state capitols this Sunday. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports. 

The Ohio Highway Patrol says traffic fatalities are up this year despite a pandemic, curfews, stay-at-home orders and the rise of work-from-home. 

Fatal accidents are up 5 percent this year over last, with 1,125 so far. There have been 105 fatal crashes in Franklin County this year, up by four from 2019. Officials say it appears with less traffic on the roads, drivers are increasing their speeds.

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The Ohio Highway Patrol says nine people were killed over the five-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend, down from 18 last year.

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An Ohio Highway Patrol trooper has been charged with raping a 17-year-old girl in Champaign County last June. 

The Ohio Highway Patrol says more than a dozen people were injured in a two-vehicle crash last night on U.S. Route 23 in Pike County. 

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The Ohio Attorney General's office is investigating a hit-and-skip incident earlier this month involving a Marion County judge and his wife.  

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The Ohio Highway Patrol says the pilot of small plane that crashed in a Fairfield County cornfield Saturday night remains hospitalized in Columbus with non-life-threatening injuries. 

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Crews are working to remove hundreds of red handprints that protesters painted on the steps and walls of the statehouse on Thursday.  

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All shootings by Ohio police officers and any deaths of individuals in custody would be investigated by independent agencies under a proposal announced Wednesday by Governor Mike DeWine. 

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The Ohio Highway Patrol says has established the state's first first distracted driver enforcement corridor on I-71 in Delaware and Morrow Counties. 

Three Columbus men are facing felony charges after being accused of aiming laser pointers at Ohio Highway Patrol aircraft. 

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Four restaurant workers have sparked a conversation about free expression in the workplace after they refused to help fill a food order for the Ohio Highway Patrol as it policed recent protests. 

An Ohio Highway Patrol trooper has been indicted in Richland County on charges of mishandling seized prescription drugs.  

The Ohio Highway Patrol is reporting an increase in traffic fatalities over the Christmas holiday period. 

The Ohio Highway Patrol says the driver of a Northern Local Schools bus that crashed into a vehicle in Perry County Thursday had a suspended license. 

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A former Ohio Highway Patrol trooper accused of sex crimes against five women and a minor female has been found guilty of charges including sexual battery. 

The Ohio Highway Patrol says 15 people died in traffic accidents over the Thanksgiving holiday period. 

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The Ohio Highway Patrol says two people died and two were seriously injured Sunday after touching power lines that were downed when a car crashed into a utility pole in Elyria. 

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The Ohio Highway Patrol has identified the Granville man killed by a trooper after leading a high-speed chase and pointing a gun at the trooper. 

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The Ohio Highway Patrol has identified the pilot killed Wednesday when his single-engine plane crashed while attempting to land at the Madison County Airport near London. 

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The Mayor of the southwest Ohio town of Maineville was killed last night in a traffic accident. 

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The Ohio Highway Patrol reports slightly fewer traffic fatalities over this year's Labor Day weekend than in 2018. 

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Statehouse security has asked a Republican state lawmaker to stay home after her controversial Facebook post.  

The Ohio Highway Patrol says 12 people were killed in 12 traffic crashes during the Fourth of July holiday reporting period. 

The Ohio Highway Patrol says the pilot of a single-engine plane was killed Saturday when the craft crashed in Ross County. 

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The Ohio Highway Patrol says a prisoner who escaped at an interstate rest stop Friday while being moved by a private inmate transport company was recaptured Sunday.

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The Ohio Highway Patrol says a search continues for a prisoner who escaped at an interstate rest stop while being moved by a private inmate transport company. 

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