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Facial recognition used to ID Ohio slaying suspect

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Akron investigators say they identified a homicide suspect using facial recognition software made available to police last summer through Ohio's law enforcement information-sharing system.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Long execution prompts messages to Ohio governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The governor's office says it heard from death penalty opponents and supporters following the longest execution since Ohio resumed capital punishment in 1999.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Feds to discuss Asian carp plan in Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials are continuing a series of public meetings to discuss options for keeping invasive species such as Asian carp from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Ohio judge expected to rule on ticket refunds

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio judge is ready to rule on whether a Cincinnati area village should refund speeding tickets from traffic cameras he has called a scam.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Ohio 'Coingate' report unseen after nearly 2 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's government watchdog has yet to fulfill a promise made nearly two years ago to release an investigative report on the investment scandal that engulfed the state in 2005.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Ohio bill sets rules for carrying guns in schools

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill would require the state's attorney general to develop a training model for school employees who are allowed to carry concealed weapons.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Ohio Dems' 2014 ticket to highlight women's health

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Democrats seeking statewide office this fall on Wednesday coupled criticism of Republican-backed abortion restrictions with a pledge to make women's health issues a priority in the 2014 campaign.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Parents' lawyer: Adopted Ohio boy has gotten help

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The attorney for a couple accused of abandoning the adopted 9-year-old son they raised since infancy said Wednesday that the boy has gotten some much-needed help.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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