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Ohio event aims to bring awareness to human trafficking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Advocates, state lawmakers and others plan to attend an Ohio Statehouse event aimed at building awareness about human trafficking.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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Ohio marks 1-year anniversary of drug prevention effort

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is marking the one-year anniversary of an education program for youth aimed at the state's prescription painkiller addictions epidemic.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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New rules allow electronic devices on Ohio House floor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State representatives in Ohio will be allowed to conduct official business from the floor using electronic devices under newly approved rules.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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Prosecutor: Ohioan killed 4 on cocaine binge, seeking money

BUCYRUS, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says an Ohio man fatally beat or strangled four others at their homes while on a cocaine binge, then confessed to police after recognizing one victim's relatives in a newspaper photo.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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Ohio Sen. Brown urges continuation of Medicaid expansion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is calling on the Ohio Legislature to support a continuation of Medicaid expansion.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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Ohio bartender accused of threatening to kill John Boehner

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio bartender with a history of psychiatric illness was indicted on a charge of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner, possibly by poisoning his drink at a country club or shooting him, according to court documents.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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Concerns voiced over police shooting at Ohio Wal-Mart

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Residents of a southwestern Ohio city have once again voiced their concerns to elected officials about the fatal police shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart last summer.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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4-year license suspension for Ohio man in traffic deaths

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A judge has suspended the driver's license of an 85-year-old Ohio man for four years for dozing off while driving and causing a crash that killed two people on a motorcycle last year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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