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State: About 272,000 Ohio voters have cast ballots

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's elections chief says more than 272,000 absentee ballots have been cast ahead of the fall election.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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No trick: Across US, Halloween bumped for football

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it's time to reschedule the holiday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Group removes illegally-placed campaign signs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group of people in central Ohio says they're tired of seeing politician's campaign signs in public places and they're taking them down.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Akron woman gets life in roommate's death

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A Northeast Ohio woman has been sentenced to life in prison with a chance of parole in 18 years for the stabbing death of her housemate.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Body found in car of missing Delaware man

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Sheriff's officials in central Ohio say a body has been found in a car driven by a man when he disappeared nine years ago.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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North Korean detainee lands back home in Ohio

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea has landed back home.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Husband, wife die day apart after 73-year marriage

CINCINNATI (AP) — When Helen Auer died on Wednesday, she was sitting in her chair. Her husband of 73 years came into the room and knew right away. Joe leaned over, gave her a kiss goodbye, and whispered in her ear: "Helen, call me home."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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High pollution levels found near Ohio gas wells

CLEVELAND (AP) — A study in a rural Ohio county where oil and gas drilling is booming found air pollution levels near well sites higher than those in downtown Chicago.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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