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Sheriff, councilman face off in Columbus mayoral race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus will get its first new mayor in over 15 years as voters in Ohio's capital decide a race between two Democrats.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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2-day commercial vehicle enforcement takes place in 3 states

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A two-day law enforcement operation focusing on commercial vehicle crash reduction is taking place in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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Columbus library to reopen in June following $32M renovation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say Columbus' main library will reopen about a month earlier than predicted following a $32 million renovation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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Judge seals records of Ohio death row execution volunteer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has agreed to seal records related to an Ohio death row inmate's request to drop his appeals and be executed.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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8 indicted in Ohio drug-trafficking investigation

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury has indicted eight individuals after a drug-trafficking investigation resulted in the seizure of more than $1 million in drugs in northern Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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US-born Sumatran rhino in Indonesia on mating mission

 

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A U.S.-born Sumatran rhino arrived in his ancestral home of Indonesia on Sunday, making the long journey from Cincinnati, Ohio, on a mission to mate to help save his critically endangered species from extinction.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 November 2015

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Proposed Medicaid cuts worry Ohio families in need of care

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Families are scrambling after the Ohio Department of Medicaid proposal to reduce or eliminate funding for its nursing services in the coming months.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 November 2015

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Kasich signs bill overhauling oversight of charter schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill overhauling the state's embattled charter-school system with new performance, accountability and reporting requirements was signed into law Sunday by Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 November 2015

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