Kasich back on campaign trail after State of State speech

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich wasted no time returning to the presidential campaign trail a day after sounding a unifying theme to Ohio and the nation in his annual State of the State address.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Voting rights groups allege illegal purge of election rolls

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voting rights groups sued Ohio's elections chief on Wednesday, alleging the state's process for purging election rolls is illegally removing eligible voters, particularly the homeless.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Caller who reported man with gun at Wal-Mart may be charged

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — A 911 caller who reported a man waving a gun in an Ohio Wal-Mart before police fatally shot him could face a charge of making a false alarm. The man actually was toting an air rifle he picked up from a shelf.