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Feds: Ex-Ohio U. lab employee stole human bones

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A former school employee is facing federal charges for allegedly stealing human bones from the anatomy laboratory at Ohio University.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 December 2013

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More than 40K Ohio 3rd-graders lag reading target

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As many as a third of Ohio third-graders scored below a new literacy target in fall reading test results released Friday, providing the first view of how many may be at risk of failing a grade this year.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 December 2013

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Ohio school workers plead not guilty

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Four eastern Ohio school workers entered not guilty pleas Friday to charges stemming from a grand jury investigation into other alleged crimes spurred by the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two high school football players.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 December 2013

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Ohio court sets Feb. 26 arguments in drilling case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled arguments in a closely-watched lawsuit that challenges the state's authority to supersede local zoning laws with centralized regulation of oil and gas drilling.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 December 2013

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Apartment fire kills 2 young girls in Cleveland

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two little girls were killed in an apartment fire that their baby sitter said was set by a man in a hooded sweatshirt who had forced his way in, police said Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 December 2013

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Ohio county apologizes for offensive drill

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a southeastern Ohio county have apologized for a scenario they used for an emergency-responder drill that offended some people.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 December 2013

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Ohio livestock prices

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

Last Updated on Friday, 13 December 2013

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Ohio ready to unveil high-stakes reading scores

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is preparing to release the results of fall reading tests indicating for the first time that thousands of students statewide are at risk of failing third grade this year.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 December 2013

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