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Police: Fake deputy seeks donations in Ohio scam

GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio say someone posing as an undercover deputy sought donations for injured officers and veterans in a scam that may have affected dozens of businesses.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

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Sheriff: Teen got gun brought to game from Ohio

LLOYD, Ky. (AP) — A northeastern Kentucky sheriff says a teenager charged with bringing a gun to Greenup County High School before a football game purchased the weapon from an Ohio man he contacted on the Internet.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

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Rescue group takes snakes seized from NE Ohio home

STRUTHERS, Ohio (AP) — A reptile rescue organization in suburban Cleveland is caring for nearly 100 snakes and lizards seized from a northeast Ohio home and has sent several more to a Kentucky zoo.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

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Lawmakers to consider bill to help Castro victims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are expected to consider a bill this week that would offer cash reparations and other benefits to three women imprisoned for more than a decade in a Cleveland man's home.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

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Lima tank plant union wants museum to honor vets

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — People who oversee a towering flag monument honoring military veterans plan to add a museum at the northwest Ohio site.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 October 2013

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Ohio seeks stream pollution limits to fight algae

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Environmental regulators in Ohio want to set limits on the pollution in streams that feeds toxic algae on lakes in the state including Lake Erie, where the blooms threaten drinking water used by millions, northern Ohio's huge tourism industry and the health of fish.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 October 2013

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Rescued manatees leave Ohio zoos, back to Florida

CINCINNATI (AP) — Three female manatees have returned to Florida from two Ohio zoos in a rehabilitation program.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 October 2013

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Fearful witnesses an issue for Hamilton County prosecutors

CINCINNATI (AP) — Prosecutors in southwest Ohio's Hamilton County say witness intimidation continues to sometimes undermine their efforts in violent crime cases.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 October 2013

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