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Ohio unemployment rate inches up in Sept., Oct.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's unemployment rate continued to move up in September and October.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Ohio auditor scolds JobsOhio for conflict handling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state auditor cited Republican Gov. John Kasich's signature job creation office on Thursday for sloppy handling of ethics and conflict-of-interest procedures in its first year but cleared its staff of the business conflict questions that have dogged it.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Report: Ohio failed to return tax overpayments

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio wrongfully failed to return more than $30 million in business tax refunds to companies that properly requested the money, the state watchdog said in a report released Thursday.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Ohio sheriff warns of danger of synthetic drug

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — The sheriff in a southeastern Ohio college town says a new synthetic drug is so dangerous that he's promised not to press charges against people if they'll just turn it in.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Ohio woman imprisoned for not telling men of HIV

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A judge in northeastern Ohio has sentenced a 20-year-old woman to four years in prison for having unprotected sex with two men without telling them she was HIV positive.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Ohio closing another juvenile detention facility

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio announced the closing of another juvenile correctional facility Thursday as the number of young people sentenced to time in the state detention system continues to fall.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Companies propose Ohio River hydroelectric project

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Two companies are proposing to build a hydroelectric power plant at the Pike Island Locks and Dam along the Ohio River in Wheeling.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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Ohio auditor finds no conflicts at JobsOhio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After a high-profile fight for access to financial documents, Ohio's state auditor on Thursday cleared executives at Gov. John Kasich's embattled private job-creation office of business conflicts but scolded JobsOhio for lacking or failing to follow some internal monitoring procedures.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 November 2013

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