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Ex-chief who called criminals 'mopes' convicted of 4 charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former small-town Ohio police chief who developed an outsize Facebook following for blunt, humorous commentary about the criminals he calls "mopes" found himself grouped with them Monday as he was convicted of four misdemeanors, including assault of a female officer who accused him of sexual harassment.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Huntington to buy FirstMerit creating largest bank in Ohio

NEW YORK (AP) — Huntington Bancshares said Tuesday that it will pay about $3.4 billion to buy rival FirstMerit, creating the largest bank in Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Ford plant in northern Ohio adds new truck to assembly line

AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Ford is increasing truck production at its assembly plant near Cleveland.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Judge raises bond for man charged in teen's shooting death

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio judge has increased the bond to $1.5 million for one of four young men jailed in the shooting death of a teen at a suburban home.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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University of Cincinnati plans conference on police and race

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio college is hosting a conference on the nationally prominent issue of policing and race.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Ohio community-police board continues work on standards

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A law enforcement relations board created by Gov. John Kasich is continuing its work developing statewide standards for police use of deadly force, body cameras and other policies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Sebring Schools superintendent: Classes canceled amid more water tests

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — A school district canceled its Monday classes as more tests are being done in a northeast Ohio village where elevated levels of lead and copper were found in tap water.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2016

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Analysis: College readiness in Ohio tied to income level

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new analysis of Ohio report-card data finds stark differences in college- and career-readiness between poor and more affluent districts.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2016

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