Woman indicted in '07 slaying of husband returned to US

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a woman who fled to her native Brazil after fatally shooting her husband more than 10 years ago has been brought back to northeast Ohio.


Kucinich frames Ohio governor bid around 'We the People'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich launched his run for governor Wednesday by pledging to muster state resources to fight poverty and violence, boost arts and education and expand economic opportunity.


  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Threat of e-school closure adds to adversity for students

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one of the nation's largest online charter schools faces the possibility that it could abruptly close after this week, students like Isabella Aquino who have found a haven in the Ohio e-school face uncertainty about how they would continue their education.

  • Written by By KANTELE FRANKO , Associated Press

Mayor says city will hire 30 more police officers for 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus mayor says the city will hire an additional 30 police officers on top of already scheduled hires this year as Ohio's biggest city struggles with a record high homicide rate.


Ohio businessman given deportation stay taken into custody

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio businessman who has lived in the United States for 38 years and had been granted a temporary stay of deportation to his native Jordan was taken into custody Tuesday by federal immigration officials.

  • Written by By LISA CORNWELL , Associated Press