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Man charged with kidnapping son set for Ohio trial in April

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man accused of kidnapping his son from Alabama in 2002 and creating a life for them in Ohio under new identities is set for trial this spring.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 January 2016

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Ohio man who won $1 million in Powerball claims prize

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The first of Ohio's three $1 million winners from this week's Powerball drawing has stepped forward to claim his prize.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 January 2016

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5 men indicted in large-scale northeast Ohio drug operation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A federal grand jury in northeast Ohio has returned a 100-count indictment charging five people with large-scale drug distribution in Youngstown — including to one person who ended up dead from an overdose.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 January 2016

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Ohio awards $7,500 to inmate bitten by dog in prison program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio is again paying damages to an inmate who was bitten by a dog enrolled in a prison adopt-a-dog program.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 January 2016

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4 jailed in fatal shooting of teen in southwest Ohio suburb

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a total of four suspects in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man at his home in southwest Ohio township earlier this week.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 January 2016

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Ohio group pushes ahead to get pot question on 2016 ballots

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group hoping to put a marijuana legalization issue on Ohio's ballot this fall says it's pushing ahead despite the failure of a separate effort in November and won't wait to see if state lawmakers act on medical marijuana.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016

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Ohio boy, 9, who was hit by car while sledding has died

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in suburban Cleveland say a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a car while sledding has died.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016

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US EPA chief touts clean energy amid pushback from states

PERRYSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Ohio and other states that are pushing back against clean energy are missing a chance to add jobs and revive their economy, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016

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