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Dayton's police, fire departments seek minority recruits

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Dayton say the western Ohio city remains committed to improving diversity among its police and fire departments, as it begins accepting recruit applications.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015

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Police: Ohio man gunned down in front of his wife, 6 kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man was shot and killed during an attempted robbery as he was leaving a Columbus restaurant with his wife and their six children.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 October 2015

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Food pantries closing amid high demand from Ohio residents

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 40 food pantries have closed or merged since June 2014 around Ohio, a state that a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture report ranked as among the worst in the nation for food insecurity.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 October 2015

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Pot legalization effort in US heartland takes many paths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — So a few states out West and a couple cities on the East Coast have voted to legalize marijuana. Does that mean legal pot can fly in the heartland?

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 October 2015

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Columbus art museum ready to reopen after major expansion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Museum of Art is reopening after a $37.6 million expansion and renovation that includes a new, modern-designed addition and a focus on openness throughout the facility.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 October 2015

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Ballot proposal would raise Ohio minimum wage to $12 an hour

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A ballot effort to boost Ohio's minimum wage has cleared an initial hurdle.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 October 2015

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States reliant on fossil fuels sue over new clean air rules

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — States and industry groups dependent on fossil fuels filed court challenges Friday to President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 October 2015

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Experts gather in Toledo for meeting on Lake Erie algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Experts on Lake Erie's algae troubles are gathering in Toledo this weekend.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 October 2015

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