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Ohio House OKs government pay raise bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Proposed pay raises for government officials around Ohio were caught in a policy battle at the Statehouse.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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Ohio may widen anti-discrimination policy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A member of the State Board of Education says she wants to amend Ohio public schools' operating policies to prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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Weather postpones southbound I-75 closure in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio transportation authorities have postponed a shutdown of southbound Interstate 75 in Cincinnati until Saturday night.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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Ohio governor announces infant mortality plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has announced a plan to reduce the state's infant-mortality rate, calling Ohio's statistics unacceptable.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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Ohio judge to be sentenced on felony charge

CINCINNATI (AP) — A suspended juvenile court judge convicted of a felony charge of unlawful interest in a public contract could be sentenced to up to 18 months in prison.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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US: Cleveland police poorly trained, reckless

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police officers use excessive and unnecessary force far too often, are poorly trained in tactics and firearm use and endanger the public and their fellow officers with their recklessness, the U.S. Justice Department said in a report presented Thursday by Attorney General Eric Holder.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014

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Ohio Senate delays vote on updated weapons laws

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee has delayed passage of gun bills relaxing some requirements for a concealed carry permit and letting hunters use silencers on their guns under certain conditions.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014

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Sen. Brown backs Neuhardt for Democratic chairman

Sharen Neuhardt has drawn the support of Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) in the contest for the OhioDemocratic Party’s chairmanship, giving her what could be a powerful leg up to the party’s decision to be made on Dec. 16.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014

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