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Vehicle hits Trooper at highway accident site

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a State Highway Patrol trooper at the scene of an accident was struck by a passing vehicle along a highway in Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

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Mom plans Jesus sculpture near Ohio high school

NEW CONCORD, Ohio (AP) — A local parent hopes to put a life-size sculpture of Jesus on property near a high school in an eastern Ohio district that agreed to remove a religious painting from an office after the American Civil Liberties Union threatened a lawsuit.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

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Sheriff says inmate found man dead in jail

WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio sheriff investigating the death of an inmate found hanging in a jail restroom says authorities have interviewed other people in custody who were in contact with the man.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

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Prosecutors: Ohio man wanted to start race war

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man who stockpiled weapons and ammunition at a shopping mall storage room was preparing to start a race war and planned to carry out assassinations based on race, religion and ethnicity, federal prosecutors said.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013

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School superintendent charged in rape case inquiry

 

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school superintendent, two coaches and a principal were charged by a grand jury that investigated whether other laws were broken in the rape of a drunken 16-year-old girl by two football players, the state's attorney general said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013

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Ohio holiday shopping forecast up, growth uneven

CINCINNATI (AP) — Retail researchers expect sales to be up this holiday shopping season for Ohio businesses, according to an annual forecast released Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013

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Ohio corrections employee fired over inmate escape

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio corrections employee has been fired over the escape of an inmate serving a life sentence for rape, officials said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013

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Dozens of Ohio kids hurt in accidental shootings

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — More than 150 children in Ohio have been severely injured in accidental shootings in the past six years, a newspaper reported Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013

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