US-born Sumatran rhino formally handed over to Indonesia

WAY KAMBAS, Indonesia (AP) — A U.S.-born Sumatran rhino ate leaves and wallowed in mud at an Indonesian sanctuary Thursday as the U.S. formally handed over the animal in hopes he will have offspring and help save his critically endangered species from extinction.

  • Written by TATAN SYUFLANA, Associated Press

20 Ohio veterans honored for service after military

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Twenty new members are being inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame in honor of their service to the community after serving in the military.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Police: Ohio man lies about cancer to collect $10K in cash

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has pleaded guilty to charges related to what authorities say was a scam that involved him soliciting donations after falsely telling people he'd been diagnosed with cancer and other illnesses.

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Ohio agency seeks $500K for exotic animal care, transport

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Agriculture says it needs $500,000 more to adequately care for creatures seized or surrendered under the state's crackdown on exotic-animal ownership.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press