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Cleveland calmly awaits decisions in 3 killings by police

CLEVELAND (AP) — For Cleveland's maligned police department, the barrage began with a car chase that ended when officers fired 137 rounds and killed two unarmed black people.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015

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DeWine rejects 3rd marijuana legalization issue

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected a petition for the third proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana, faulting the summary of the petition language.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015

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AAA expects big numbers of holiday travelers, construction

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Big numbers of Ohio travelers are expected to leave home over the long Memorial Day weekend, spurred by more disposable income and lower gas prices than in recent years.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015

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Chamber event at Ohio's Buckeye Lake focuses on dam safety

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — The deteriorating earthen dam at central Ohio's Buckeye Lake and related safety concerns will be the focus of a gathering that is arranged annually by the local chamber of commerce.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015

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Air Force recruiter sentenced in sexual assault case in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A 28-year-old Air Force recruiter convicted of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl at a Halloween party in southwest Ohio has been sentenced to four years and seven months in a military prison.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015

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Ohio reports 5.2 percent unemployment rate for April

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's unemployment rate inched up slightly to 5.2 percent in April after holding steady for the previous three months.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015

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Central Ohio man sentenced to 95 years in torture case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced an Ohio man to 95 years in prison in the kidnapping and torture of three people two years ago.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015

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Listeria: FDA finds problems at Ohio ice cream plant

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government investigation of Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams found inadequate testing and cleaning in its Columbus plant that had become contaminated with listeria.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015

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