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Ohio House OKs bill to shield violence victims' address info

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has approved legislation that would shield the addresses of victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes from use by government agencies.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 January 2016

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Jury: Ohio model tried to hire hit man to kill husband's ex

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio jury has found a woman guilty of trying to hire a hit man to kill the mother of her husband's children.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 January 2016

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Bill adding historic Wright Flyer to Ohio seal to be heard

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to add the historic Wright Flyer to Ohio's state seal is getting its first airing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Ohio bill would spare severely mentally ill from execution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A person judged to suffer from severe mental illness at the time of a killing that could result in a death sentence would be spared from capital punishment under a bill before Ohio lawmakers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Cleveland cops' consequences for 2012 chase, shooting linger

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland fired six officers for their roles in a 137-shot barrage of gunfire that killed two unarmed people in 2012 after a high-speed chase, but the potential consequences of that day for police still aren't fully resolved.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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High lead levels in 5 kids in Ohio town with tainted water

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — Five children so far have elevated lead levels in a northeastern Ohio village where lead-tainted drinking water has been detected, health officials said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Ohio schools shut over lead-tainted water to resume classes

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — Schools shut down for three days over lead-tainted water in rural northeastern Ohio are slated to reopen.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Bill would make sales tax holiday permanent, annual event

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio lawmaker says he wants to make the state's sales tax holiday permanent and an annual event.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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