Ohio real estate agents get phone app for personal safety

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio real estate officials have laid out plans aimed at improving the safety of agents in the state, a move that comes more than a year after an Arkansas real estate agent was kidnapped and killed.


Lead pipes lurk in older neighborhoods across the nation

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Lead pipes like the ones that led to contamination of the tap water in Flint, Michigan, carry water into millions of older homes across the U.S. every day, a legacy of an era before scientists realized the severe long-term health consequences of exposure to the heavy metal.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press

US student held in North Korea, little information released

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials in North Korea and the U.S. released little information Friday about a university student from Ohio who was detained for what the authoritarian nation called a "hostile act."

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press