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Ohio private police exempt from records law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Under current state law, more than 800 privately employed Ohio police officers who carry guns, use deadly force, and search, detain, and arrest people are allowed to keep their records secret, even from crime victims.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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5-year-old, mom shot in head in Cleveland; girl dies

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a gunman shot a 5-year-old girl and her mother in the head while they sat in a vehicle in Cleveland, killing the child.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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6 killed in 2 separate car crashes

WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Six people were killed in two separate triple fatal car accidents in Ohio Sunday, including an 11-year-old girl who police said was ejected from the rear cargo area of an SUV carrying two adults and seven children, only three of whom were properly restrained.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Lucas county sees 4 flu deaths, 3 others nearby

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The number of flu deaths in northwestern Ohio's Lucas County is on pace to surpass such deaths over the past five years.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Police: 3 dead after central Ohio car crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a car lost control on a central Ohio roadway and crashed into a tree, killing three people inside and sending another person to the hospital in critical condition.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Ohio companies finding new uses for old showcased

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio-based companies finding new uses for old items are featured this month in a state business-awareness campaign sponsored by the secretary of state.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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No motive, suspects in Ohio double-shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police are investigating a double-shooting that left a 19-year-old woman in critical condition and seriously injured a 29-year-old man.

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 January 2014

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Ohio whistleblower ruling raising concerns

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A little-noticed court ruling could affect state employees' efforts to report noncriminal misconduct in government to the state's watchdog.

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 January 2014

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