Ohio awards preservation credits, other program may be cut

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has announced awards of nearly $23 million in tax credits to help rehabilitate 33 historic buildings, though another special state tax-credit program for huge preservation projects may be on the chopping block.


Ohio to mine government data for answers to tough issues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is making plans to restructure its vast stores of government data so they can be mined for possible solutions to the state's most complex problems, an initiative experts say would be among the most sweeping of its kind by any U.S. state.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

Ohio court allows condemned killer's DNA request

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with a death row inmate seeking DNA testing on a cigarette butt found near the scene of the 1990 double murder that led to his sentence.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Police: Tourniquet kit, quick thinking saved Ohio officer

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Dayton say doctors believe quick thinking by an officer and a tourniquet kit likely saved the life of another officer struck by a motorist on Interstate 75 last week.