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10-number dialing starts for calls in Ohio's 740 area code

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Callers in central and southeast Ohio's 740 area code are beginning to need 10 numbers to make local calls as preparations are made for the addition of a new 220 area code in about a month.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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National pet adoption event coming to Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — A large national cooperative effort focused on finding homes for shelter dogs and cats is behind a pet-adoption event planned for Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Air boat rescues dog from thin ice on Lake Erie

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio (AP) — A dog that had been seen wandering for the past two days on a frozen section of Lake Erie near Cleveland has been rescued.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Urbana University to host Ohio exhibit

URBANA — A traveling photo gallery depicting the life and times of people living in Ohio during the 1930s is on display through March 28 in Urbana University's Miller Center for Visual Arts (Browne Hall).

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Ohio AG backs tougher prison terms for gun crimes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans who repeatedly use guns to commit crimes would face tougher penalties under a proposed law backed by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and fellow Republicans.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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Ohio reports 5.1 percent unemployment rate for February

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in February, unchanged from the previous two months.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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Ohio sheriff is sentenced to 7 years for public corruption

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A suspended sheriff was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for public corruption over allegations that he bought food and clothes with county money, sold county property to a scrapyard and stole copper wire from a county garage.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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Police impersonator who pulled over real cop gets probation

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who pulled over a detective while impersonating a police officer has been sentenced to 18 months of probation and ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015

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