Santas get schooled in ho-ho-holidays

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — There's the crying baby who doesn't want to be held. Or the boy with autism who steers clear — backing away from loud sounds and bright lights.

Or the reluctant teenager who lost that Christmas spirit years ago.

  • Written by LISA ROBERSON, The (Elyria) Chronicle-Telegram

Attorney general investigating Ohio anti-addictions crusader

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General's Office is investigating alleged financial mismanagement involving the founder of one of the state's best-known anti-addictions social services agencies, a woman once honored by the governor for her work, documents show.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Official: Ohio won't enforce fetal tissue disposal rule

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's health department will not enforce a state regulation requiring abortion providers to dispose of fetuses in a "humane manner," the state's attorney general said Friday.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Court: Ohioan could withdraw imposter's drunken-driving plea

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio appeals court says the listed defendant in a drunken-driving case should get to withdraw a plea that was entered by a relative who impersonated him during the 2012 traffic stop and later in court.