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Girl, 4, apparently drowns in lake at Ohio campground

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old girl has died after apparently drowning in a lake at a private campground in northeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

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Ohio deputies suspended over Lake Erie boat ride to Canada

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff in northern Ohio has suspended three deputies who he says took the department's boats across Lake Erie to marinas in Canada.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

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Fall trial set for cop charged in fatal traffic stop in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder for shooting a motorist he had stopped over a missing front license plate is scheduled for trial in November.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

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President, investigator depositions proceed in OSU band case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ordered depositions to proceed on schedule in the discrimination lawsuit of Ohio State University's fired band director.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

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Sentencing set for ex-fugitive deep-sea treasure hunter

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has scheduled an October sentencing for a deep-sea treasure hunter who pleaded guilty to contempt of court after spending years as a fugitive following his refusal to testify about gold he discovered in a historic shipwreck.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

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4 African lion cubs born at central Ohio zoo; more coming

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus zoo says an African lion has birthed four cubs, and the baby boom at the central Ohio facility will continue because another lioness is pregnant.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 August 2015

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Ohio board to decide ballot wording for pot issue, others

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio board is slated to decide how ballot issues will be phrased this fall when voters decide the fate of marijuana legalization, redistricting changes and restrictions aimed at keeping monopolies or cartels from being added to the state constitution.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 August 2015

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Ohio request is step toward aid for Buckeye Lake businesses

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich is asking federal officials to declare an economic injury disaster for three counties near central Ohio's Buckeye Lake.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 August 2015

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