NEW YORK – Apparently, it needs to be said: Don’t wash or reuse condoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning and reminded sexually active individuals to use a new condom for each sex act. “We say it because people do it,” the CDC tweeted. The advice was issued as the number of sexually […]

Michigan’s attorney general filed multiple charges Wednesday against three officials.   Two state workers and one city worker have been charged in the Flint water crisis, marking “the first time criminal charges have been brought against government officials” in the outsized public health debacle, reports the Detroit Free Press. Bill Schuette, Michigan’s attorney general, filed […]

OAKWOOD VILLAGE, OH (WOIO) – Police believe a missing Oakwood Village woman may be in danger. Now, they’re asking for your help in finding her. Brandi Shakir was last seen wearing green scrubs, a white t-short, Pandora bracelet with purple charges and she may be wearing glasses. Police believe she was abducted Monday morning by Kyle […]

Officials were made aware of the lead levels in November 2015, but issued a notice to residents last Thursday.   As the Flint, Michigan water crisis finally reaches media prominence, the small town of Sebring, Ohio is facing a similar plight after high levels of lead were found in the drinking water. The town was notified of […]

Residents take to social media to show just how awful their drinking supply has been since 2014.   Unless you’re living under a rock, you should know that Flint, Michigan is in the midst of one of the worst water supply crises in American history. Back in April 2014, to save money, Michigan Gov. Rick […]

CLEVELAND – It’s not a ranking we’re proud of… Out of the 15 worst cities for bed bug infestations, Ohio cities claimed one-third of the spots. Cleveland was the worst in the state, coming in at no. 3 in the country. That’s according to Terminex’s annual ranking of bed bug-infested cities.   READ MORE: […]

YOUNGSTOWN — A rock at the center of Youngstown State University’s campus was tagged with pro-ISIS messages overnight Monday, The Vindicator reports. The rock was painted with three messages reading, “YSU supports ISIS,” “We are coming,” and “France deserves destruction.” The Vindicator also reported that the FBI was contacted and that the university does not believe […]

Historic South Carolina flooding has now taken the lives of 11 people, wiped out homes, and left many more without power. The storm has been classified as catastrophic in eleven counties, with more than 26 inches of rainfall. After a request from Gov. Nikki Haley to have areas classified as grounds for a federal disaster, Obama approved […]

So far this year, police around the country have shot and killed 462 people; 124 of whom were armed and in the midst of a mental or emotional crisis, reports The Washington Post. The number accounts for a quarter of the nearly 500 people fatally shot by police in the first six months of 2015, the […]

ELYRIA, Ohio — A McDonald’s restaurant in Elyria has closed in connection with a bed bug problem. According to Elyria City Health District officials, a number of calls were received from customers requesting a sanitation inspection at the 547 Broad St. location. The store was voluntarily closed for cleaning Sunday and Monday, officials say, after […]

A Florida judge on Tuesday ordered Ebony Wilkerson, the Mother who drove her children in to the Atlantic Ocean in March, to be committed to a state mental hospital, NBC News reports. RELATED: Fla. Mom Who Drove Kids Into Ocean Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity Circuit Judge Leah R. Case found that Wilkerson met the legal […]

  West Africa remains the hardest hit of Ebola across the world.   DALLAS (RNN) – Authorities say a man diagnosed with Ebola came into contact with five children in Dallas. Mike Miles, Dallas Independent School District Superintendent, said the students were in school this week after possibly being in contact with the patient. The Associated Press reports that […]