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Consultants: Cleveland kidnapper's death a suicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two corrections consultants have concluded that Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro committed suicide in his prison cell and didn't die by accidentally killing himself while attempting to achieve a sexual thrill.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 December 2013

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Student: Ohio boy flashed gun at officer in school

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old student flashed a pellet gun inside an Ohio high school, setting off a lockdown and short standoff Monday in a hallway before he was taken into custody, police and a witness said. No one was hurt.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013

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Despite disease, Ohio girl plays in marching band

BOARDMAN, Ohio (AP) — "Baba O'Riley" is among the most infectious rock anthems of all time, with riffs and lyrics that beg you to join in.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013

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Beaten Ohio youth left at hospital dies

FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio say a badly beaten teen dropped off at a hospital without any identification has died from his injuries.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013

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Ohio livestock prices

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Friday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013

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3 months later, pregnant mother's killing unsolved

RIPLEY, Ohio (AP) — Three months after his pregnant daughter was killed in a still-unsolved shooting on a quiet country road, Dave Dodson wakes up every morning still thinking she's alive. He cries every time he sees the four-wheeler she grew up riding and he can't bring himself to finish fixing a truck they'd been working on together.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013

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Historic Toledo buildings closes for good

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A skyscraper that has anchored the downtown Toledo business district for more than a century had closed for good.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013

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Ohio scraps filtration system for rainwater runoff

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio transportation officials say filters on roadsides used to reduce pollution from the rainwater runoff don't work and won't be used anymore.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 December 2013

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