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12-year-old boy missing from Columbus home

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police are asking for the public's help to find a 12-year-old boy who was last seen Friday evening.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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Family alleges execution unconstitutional

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The prolonged execution of an Ohio inmate during which he repeatedly gasped and snorted amounted to cruel and unusual punishment which should not be allowed to happen again, the inmate's family said in a federal lawsuit.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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At least 3 cats die in Mansfield shelter fire

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say at least three cats have died after a fire in the basement of an animal shelter in north-central Ohio.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 January 2014

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10,000 Ohioans lose food stamps over work rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thousands of poor Ohio residents have lost food stamp benefits for not fulfilling work requirements, and the number is expected to rise in the coming months.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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Algae toxin a public water concern along Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Several water-treatment plant operators are raising concerns about harmful blue-green algae in western Lake Erie and the lack of protocols for keeping the algae's toxin out of the public water supply.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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Ohio unemployment rate drops again, to 7.2 percent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials say the state's unemployment rate dropped again in December.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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Ohio attorney general: 8 indicted in drug bust

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say eight people have been indicted on charges in connection to a large-scale drug operation in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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Ohio reaches $898 million in liquor sales for 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says total liquor sales in Ohio climbed to a record $898 million in 2013, up almost 6 percent from the previous year.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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