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Former officer gets 4 years for attacking ex-girlfriend

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former northeast Ohio police officer who prosecutors say stalked and attacked his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 October 2015

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Man accused of taping crash pleads not guilty to bribery

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of trespassing into a crashed car to record cellphone video of the grisly scene has pleaded not guilty to bribery and witness intimidation charges.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 October 2015

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Boy, 15, is latest young victim of Cleveland fatal shootings

 

15-year-old boy killed in drive-by shooting becomes Cleveland's latest young victim of gunfire.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 October 2015

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Crews checking fumes from leak near sunken Lake Erie barge

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it is monitoring fumes near what appears to be a petroleum solvent leak from a barge that sank eight decades ago in Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015

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Police jail Ohio man on bribery charge from cell video crash

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio man has been jailed on a bribery charge, after already facing a trespassing count for allegedly opening the door of a crashed car to record cellphone video of the grisly scene inside.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015

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Ohio to help prescribers boost use of drug abuse database

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich is announcing plans to make it easier for pharmacists and medical professionals who prescribe drugs to tap into an Ohio database meant to prevent abuse of prescription painkillers.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015

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Ohio cases highlight online targeting, 'sextortion' of teens

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — Three federal cyberstalking cases that surfaced within a few days of each other in the Cincinnati area have underscored widening challenges in protecting susceptible youths from wily predators.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015

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Crews will hunt for leak near sunken barge in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says underwater contractors sent to Lake Erie will search for the source of what appears to be a petroleum leak from a barge than sank eight decades ago.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015

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