Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

Father finds photos of local women, turns son in

GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio father has turned his son in to police after discovering the teenager had taken photos of neighborhood women from outside their bedroom windows.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Hits: 160

Read more...

Lawsuit challenges juvenile arrests, detentions

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio routinely and unconstitutionally arrest and detain children without proper evidence that they committed a crime, according to a federal lawsuit seeking an immediate end to the practice.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

Hits: 146

Read more...

Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

Hits: 201

Read more...

Columbus named finalist for Democratic convention

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus was one of three finalist cities announced Monday to host the Democratic Party's next presidential nominating convention.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

Hits: 119

Read more...

Ohio utility chief: Energy savings hard to measure

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top utility regulator provided sparse details on Monday to a new legislative panel studying the economic impact of state renewable energy mandates that have been paused for two years.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

Hits: 111

Read more...

Ohio holiday sales projected to rise more than US

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's holiday retail sales are expected to rise even higher than national estimates as job gains and lower gas prices help fuel consumer confidence, according to an economic forecast released Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

Hits: 112

Read more...

Ohio police probe shooting of boy with replica gun

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a BB gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator's call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

Hits: 223

Read more...

Researchers say state tree may not thrive in Ohio

buckeye-tree-nut-lg

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Researchers and environmentalists say buckeye trees —the state tree of Ohio— may not continue to thrive in the area due to climate change.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

Hits: 233

Read more...