Special court helps Ohio veterans in trouble

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ryan Ellison walked to the front of the courtroom, waved a stack of wrinkled papers that proved he hadn't missed his Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and Veterans Affairs counseling sessions, and looked up at Judge Ted Barrows.

  • Written by HOLLY ZACHARIAH, The Columbus Dispatch

Suburban moms step up to help underprivileged students

CINCINNATI (AP) — The 8-year-old boy makes a beeline for the scarf bin and tugs out a lime green cashmere-looking number. Clearly it's for a woman, but he doesn't care one bit.

  • Written by CHRIS GRAVES, The Cincinnati Enquirer