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Student released brake before fatal bus accident

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say a student accidentally released the emergency brake on a bus that rolled back and killed the driver as she conducted an evacuation drill last month.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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Feds want 15 years for Ohio ex-deputy treasurer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The government is asking a judge for a 15-year sentence for a former Ohio deputy treasurer who authorities say fled to Pakistan to avoid prison time.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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$1.1 million bond for man in slaying of girlfriend

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Bond has been set at $1.1 million for a central Ohio man who police say confessed to beating and strangling his pregnant girlfriend before burying her beside a cornfield.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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Ohio warns hunters about rare deer disease

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are warning hunters about eating animals after a rare disease has made its way into the Ohio deer population.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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Police pursuit ends in bar crash, 12 injured

WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say at least a dozen people were injured when a stolen truck police were pursuing lost control and crashed into a bar.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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Procter & Gamble taking out its batteries

CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble is removing the batteries and making Duracell a stand-alone company.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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Rock attack victim overwhelmed on return to Ohio

UNIONTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A middle school teacher from Ohio who was severely injured when a rock was dropped from a Pennsylvania highway overpass onto her vehicle said she was overwhelmed by family and friends who welcomed her home.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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Columnist George Will's Ohio lecture draws protest

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Columnist George F. Will appeared for a speech on a southwest Ohio campus and drew protests over his commentary on sexual assault reporting at colleges.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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