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Rescued bait dog from dogfighting ring blossoms into pet

 

17AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Most of Gordon's teeth are filed down. Others are missing, probably yanked out with pliers so he couldn't defend himself from the bites of other dogs.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2016

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Once-homeless man with smooth voice is back on the airwaves

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The once-homeless man whose silky voice turned him into an Internet sensation five years ago is back on the air — at the same Ohio radio station where he started a broadcasting career derailed by drug and alcohol addiction.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2016

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Sheriff: Ohio police officer found dead; suspect in custody

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A man whose ex-girlfriend reported that he was armed and looking to kill police was in custody suspected in the death of an officer whose body was found behind the municipal building of a small Ohio town, authorities said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2016

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Toledo marijuana law abolishing jail time, fines in effect

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Part of a recently adopted ordinance in northwest Ohio that abolished jail terms and fines for possessing small amounts of marijuana is already in effect despite a pending legal challenge.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2016

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Records: Homes cited for lead poisoning still pose threat

CLEVELAND (AP) — More than 500 Cleveland homes previously cited by health officials for causing lead poisoning in children over the past six years still pose a threat, according to city and county records.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2016

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Family, university reach $5.3M deal in traffic stop death

CINCINNATI (AP) — The family of a man shot and killed by a University of Cincinnati police officer who pulled him over for not having a front license plate has reached a $5.3 million settlement with the school.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2016

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Ohio concealed-carry permit will be invalid in Virginia

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The attorney general's office says Ohio still will recognize concealed-handgun permits issued in Virginia even after that state stops recognizing Ohio's permits on Feb. 1.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2016

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Police officer placed on leave after sexual assault claim

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — A police officer in central Ohio is on paid administrative leave after a woman said she was sexually assaulted by an off-duty officer.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2016

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