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Official: Child dies in Columbus apartment complex fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fire official says a child is dead and another is in critical condition after an overnight blaze in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Authorities urge people to keep pets leashed near icy ponds

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio are urging people to keep pets leashed near icy ponds and warning against going in after them.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Ohio troopers seize 123 pounds of marijuana, valued at $615K

WEST JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says Ohio troopers seized 123 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value of $615,000 during a traffic stop in Madison County.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Janitor arrested during after-hours party at Ohio school

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio say they arrested a janitor at a charter school during an after-hours party he threw for his birthday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Gas company fine over Ohio home explosion to be cut in half

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fine against a gas company will be halved in exchange for the company using safety programs to help prevent the kind of explosion that leveled a central Ohio home last year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Foundation acquires historic cottage on Chautauqua grounds

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — A historic cottage on the grounds of western New York's Chautauqua Institution is now the property of the retreat's fundraising arm.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Ohio native accused of sending al Qaida money wants release

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — One of four men with Ohio ties accused of sending money to a prominent al Qaida leader is asking to be released from behind bars until he goes to trial.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Judge: Ohio State band ex-leader can't question 2 witnesses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge is blocking fired Ohio State band director Jonathan Waters from questioning the university's athletic director and a lawyer with the U.S. Department of Education's civil-rights office.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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