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Judge won't dismiss Ohio suit over banned prison interviews

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Inmates and reporters challenging a ban on face-to-face media interviews with prisoners convicted for their roles in Ohio's deadly 1993 prison riot can proceed with their lawsuit, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Dayton aims to capitalize on backlash against Indiana law

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Ohio are aiming to capitalize on backlash against a religious-objections law in neighboring Indiana that critics say could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Father charged with assaulting adult son after argument

GAHANNA, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man has been charged with felonious assault after authorities say he struck his 25-year-old son in the head after the two got into an argument.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Prosecutors: Police witnesses uncooperative in Ohio shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors are preparing to question more than a dozen Cleveland police officers as hostile witnesses if they continue to be uncooperative before the trial of another officer accused of firing the final shots of a 137-round barrage that killed two unarmed suspects in November 2012, a motion filed with the court said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Autopsy set on Ohio girl who died hours before rape trial

 

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Autopsies are scheduled to be performed Tuesday on three people who died in a house fire, including a 10-year-old girl who was connected to a rape trial set to begin later that day.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Ohio slashes inmate phone expenses to 5 cents a minute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio prisons agency has slashed the cost of inmate phone services and plans to install hundreds more phones.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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3 more probation sentences in Toledo sports bribery probe

DETROIT (AP) — Three former football players at the University of Toledo have been placed on probation for their roles in a sports bribery scheme that occurred years ago at the Ohio school.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Head of federal drug policy visits Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The head of federal drug policy planned to meet with state and local officials while visiting Ohio for a state conference on opiates.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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