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Ohio man loses challenge in toddler's kidnapping

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man convicted of rape, kidnapping and attempted murder in the 2007 case of a toddler taken from her bedroom and later found in a ditch has lost a challenge to his life sentence.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Study: Assaults, fights down in Ohio youth prisons

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative committee that studies prison conditions in Ohio says assaults were down last year in the state's youth prison system.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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State: School official must repay $4,000

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — The state auditor says an embattled school superintendent in northeast Ohio must repay about $4,000 for questionable expenses including gift cards and travel upgrades.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Ohio court again tosses woman's death sentence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has once again overturned the death sentence of the state's only female death row prisoner.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Ohio livestock prices

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Monday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Ohio board approves spending on Medicaid expansion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thousands more Ohioans can soon enroll in the Medicaid program after a legislative panel on Monday cleared the governor's request for the state to spend federal dollars to provide them with health coverage.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Ohio police record big jump in meth-lab seizures

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they've seen a big jump in methamphetamine lab busts in Ohio this year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Man who challenged gay marriage ban dies

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who helped lead a challenge to Ohio's ban on gay marriage has died.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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