Ohio elections chief appeals judge's order on poll closings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's elections chief is appealing a federal judge's order that required polls in four southwest Ohio counties to stay open for an extra hour during last month's presidential primary.


Ohio judge to consider bail for ex-cop imprisoned a decade

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge on Monday scheduled a Sept. 19 trial for a former suburban police official who's asking to be let out on bail after a federal appeals court overturned his conviction in his wife's death during a botched burglary.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Ohio to license pharmacy technicians, limit painkillers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A budget proposal by Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sihk) would require thousands of pharmacy technicians to be licensed by the state as part of efforts to fight Ohio's addictions epidemic.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press