Birders descend on Lake Erie shore to spot rare songbirds

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nature makes no promises, but with just a smidge of good fortune, spending part of a May day in any of Northwest Ohio's birding hotspots could afford you the opportunity to see a ruby-crowned kinglet, a Cape May warbler, a gnatcatcher, a warbling vireo, a prothonotary warbler, a red-eyed vireo, a black-throated blue warbler, or a Philadelphia vireo.

  • Written by By MATT MARKEY , The Blade

Judge removes ex-high school athlete from sex offender list

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered that an ex-Ohio high school football player convicted of rape be removed from the state's sex offender registry for juveniles.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Ohio sues company that didn't deliver on student field trips

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General's Office has filed a consumer protection lawsuit in Cleveland against a northeast Ohio company that failed to deliver on pre-paid field trips for more than a dozen schools and thousands of students from across the state.