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Lead pipes lurk in older neighborhoods across the nation

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Lead pipes like the ones that led to contamination of the tap water in Flint, Michigan, carry water into millions of older homes across the U.S. every day, a legacy of an era before scientists realized the severe long-term health consequences of exposure to the heavy metal.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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Water distributed in Ohio village after testing finds lead

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — Volunteers are distributing water this weekend to residents of a northeast Ohio village after tests found lead levels that exceed federal standards.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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US student held in North Korea, little information released

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials in North Korea and the U.S. released little information Friday about a university student from Ohio who was detained for what the authoritarian nation called a "hostile act."

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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Ohio AG issues 3rd rejection to medical marijuana group

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorney General Mike DeWine has, for a third time, rejected one group's effort to get a medical marijuana question on Ohio's ballot.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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Pro-voucher group suing Ohio district over list of students

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group that promotes state-funded scholarships that allow public school students to attend private institutions has sued a district for its list of students.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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Korean War soldier's remains return to Ohio after 6 decades

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The remains of an Ohio soldier who never came home from the Korean War have been returned to his family after nearly 65 years.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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Ohio sheriff's office warns of shop-with-cop charity scam

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A Northeast Ohio sheriff's office says it's investigating a scam that falsely collected thousands of dollars in donations for a popular charity that benefits poor children during the Christmas season.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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Flags ordered at half-staff for slain Ohio officer's funeral

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Flags at the Ohio Statehouse will fly at half-staff in honor of a slain police officer.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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