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Officials tout health care law's benefits on 5th anniversary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials are releasing new data for certain Ohio areas showing the number of residents who enrolled in health care coverage under President Barack Obama's law.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Business and labor clash over "Right to Work" in Ohio

With Wisconsin earlier this month becoming a "right-to-work" state, half of U.S. states no longer require workers to pay union dues to receive union benefits.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Ohio woman accused of trafficking daughter, 11, for heroin

CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman has been indicted on charges she trafficked her 11-year-old daughter for heroin, and a man is facing rape charges and other counts in the case, prosecutors said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Prosecutor says Ohio ex-lawmaker defrauded investors

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor says a former Ohio lawmaker defrauded investors in a technology company out of millions of dollars, while the defense accuses the state and others of using him as a scapegoat.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Cleveland officer charged in shooting wants bench trial

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of two unarmed suspects wants a judge instead of a jury to decide his fate next month.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Wildlife researcher: Ohio bald eagle population is thriving

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's bald eagle population appears to be thriving, according to a state wildlife researcher.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Compromise close on Lake Erie algae legislation

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are close to agreeing on a plan aimed at reducing farm runoff that feeds the toxic algae in Lake Erie, but it's still not known how it will impact farmers.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Ohio drivers can show proof of insurance electronically

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans are now able to show proof of insurance to police officers and state agencies with their electronic devices.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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