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Bills would decide when, how officials get raises

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers in Ohio are weighing proposals to a boost to their salaries and those of other elected officials.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014

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Local tax changes divide Ohio businesses, cities

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A sweeping overhaul of Ohio's municipal tax system was set for a vote Wednesday in the state Senate.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

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Toledo mayor: US must focus on water quality

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor of Toledo, Ohio, is calling for the federal government's full attention to improve water quality in America's lakes and rivers, describing the toxic algae blooms that tainted his city's water supply this summer as a danger "doomed to be repeated."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

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Active military exempted from conceal carry law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers have amended a gun bill to exempt active military members over the age of 18 from the state's concealed weapons permitting law.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

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Committee vote postponed on hunting gun silencers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee has postponed voting on a plan to let hunters use silencers on their guns under some conditions.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

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Dublin searching for missing tree sculpture

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A tree-climbing man is missing, and a central Ohio city would like to have him back.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

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Ohio judge denies new trial for convicted judge

CINCINNATI (AP) — A suspended judge convicted of unlawful interest in a public contract was scheduled on Wednesday to be sentenced this week after the trial judge denied her latest request for a new trial.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

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UPDATE: Ohio House closer to deal on map-making process

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The sponsor of a plan to overhaul the way Ohio draws its state legislative districts said Wednesday that negotiators are moving closer to a deal.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

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