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Theme park CEO says job is about making memories

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Standing in the shadows of a $30 million roller coaster that flips, drops and spins its riders, the head of the nation's fourth-biggest amusement park company points to another addition at Cedar Point he's proud of too — a shady spot to relax and munch on taffy and fudge.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014

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New Ohio State president outlines mission, vision

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University's new president is ready to outline some of his priorities as he begins work on campus.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014

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Escaped inmate nabbed in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say they have captured an inmate who escaped from a southwest Ohio jail last week by tricking staff members and walking out.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014

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Cleveland camera case put on hold in Ohio

INCINNATI (AP) — The state's highest court put a Cleveland traffic cameras case on hold Wednesday while the justices decide on their ruling in a motorist's challenge to Toledo's camera system.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014

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Ohio 'knockout game' suspect indicted as adult

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury in southwest Ohio has indicted a 17-year-old boy on adult robbery charges in the alleged attacks of homeless men in the so-called "knockout game."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014

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Mosquitoes carry West Nile in central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Columbus say two pools of mosquitoes on the south side of the city have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014

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Police say Ohio man, 87, kills wife, shoots self

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say an 87-year-old man fatally shot his 78-year-old wife before turning the gun on himself — and surviving the shot.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014

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2 Ohio men charged with dumping dead woman's body

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Central Ohio sheriff's deputies say two men dumped a female companion's body in a ditch near a cornfield after she died from an apparent heroin overdose.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014

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