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Ohio sheriff says he fired 2 deputies over racial texts

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff says two white deputies accused of exchanging racially-charged text messages on their personal cellphones have been fired.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 February 2015

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Sentencing set for Ohio convicted of civil rights charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a sentencing date for an ex-trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol who pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of female motorists by forcing them into sexual acts in exchange for dropping traffic charges.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 February 2015

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Ohio high school teacher gets 5 years for sex with student

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a southeastern Ohio high school teacher and coach to five years in prison for having sex with a student.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 February 2015

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Sheriff: Subject of US manhunt admits killing elderly couple

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (AP) — A county sheriff in Ohio says the subject of a nationwide manhunt has confessed to killing an elderly couple found dead inside their torched car.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015

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State reports continuing drop in Ohio flu hospitalizations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations continues to fall after what has been an unusually bad season.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015

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Demolition plan changed prior to deadly overpass collapse

CINCINNATI (AP) — The contractor for a highway construction project where a worker was killed when an overpass collapsed says changes to its overpass demolition plan were made hours before the collapse in Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015

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Judge says teen murder suspect in Ohio can be tried as adult

CINCINNATI (AP) — A teenage murder suspect charged with additional counts after authorities say he escaped from custody at an Ohio hospital and abducted a 70-year-old woman before his capture can be tried as an adult on the murder charge.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015

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Toledo, Ohio, mayor dies after cardiac arrest while driving

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Mayor D. Michael Collins died Friday, five days after suffering cardiac arrest while driving during a snowstorm. He was 70.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015

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