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Democrat ends bid to be Ohio's lieutenant governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Democratic lieutenant governor candidate in Ohio who faced hundreds of thousands of dollars in state and federal tax liens dropped out of the race Tuesday, saying his financial troubles were taking away from debate on important policy issues.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

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Deal will keep Lima tank plant running

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Senate and House negotiators are planning to provide as much as $90 million to keep the production line running at an Ohio tank manufacturing plant.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

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New bills take on painkiller addiction

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers have announced a new package of bills they hope will take a bite out of the prescription painkiller problem.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

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Double-amputee Marine helps stranded OH motorists

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — A Marine veteran who lost both his legs in Afghanistan is again being called a hero — this time for helping stuck motorists out during a snow storm.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

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Voter records bill among issues before Ohio House

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is slated to vote Wednesday on a bill to bolster the state's voter registration database.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

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Va. teen collects toys for fellow Ohio patients

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Virginia teen set to have brain surgery in Ohio has collected thousands of toys for patients who will be in the hospital with her at Christmas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

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Police: Infant apparently killed by dogs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 3-month-old Ohio girl is dead after she was bitten by the family's dogs.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013

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Ohio court reverses traffic-stop drug conviction

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — An appeals court has overturned the drug possession conviction of a northwestern Ohio man who argued a traffic stop violated his state constitutional rights against illegal search and seizure.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013

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