2 Ohio counties plan to use electronic poll books this year

CLEVELAND (AP) — Election officials in two major metropolitan areas in northern Ohio plan to begin using electronic poll books this year, joining more than two-thirds of Ohio's 88 counties in making the switch from paper lists to check in voters.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Lawmakers act to nix impact of Ohio court ruling on cocaine

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are quickly pushing through legislation to override a state Supreme Court decision prosecutors fear could delay and shorten sentences for suspects caught with cocaine.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press

Officers nab bank robbery suspect after spotting gun tattoo

CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI says vigilant police officers working security at the entrance to Cleveland City Hall have arrested a suspect in a pair of bank robberies after spotting a gun-shaped tattoo on the man's face.

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Pennsylvania correlates natural gas fracking with quakes

Pennsylvania environmental regulators have found a likely correlation between a natural gas company's fracking operation and a series of tiny earthquakes in western Pennsylvania last year.

  • Written by MICHAEL RUBINKAM , Associated Press