White officer won't face charges in killing of Cleveland boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — A grand jury declined to indict a white rookie police officer in the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, a black youngster who was shot to death while carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun, a prosecutor said Monday.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Health care access an issue in Ohio

As more people are obtaining health insurance through Medicaid expansion or the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, the gap between those seeking care and providers is growing.

  • Written by By JEN LAZENBY NWS Asst. Editor, writer

Tobacco to 21: Momentum grows in the Buckeye State

COLUMBUS (Ohio News Connection) — More than 100 U.S. cities have raised the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21, and momentum is growing in Ohio as well.

  • Written by By MARY KUHLMAN Ohio News Connection, writer

Where to take the tree

"Being an eco-friendly community, we're encouraging people to recycle," said Marietta Safety-Service Director Jonathan Hupp.