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Advocates push for maintaining Medicaid expansion in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coalition of behavioral health groups say an extension of Medicaid has benefited low-income Ohioans living with mental health disorders and addictions, and lawmakers should continue it.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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GOP legislative caucuses in Ohio spent more than Democrats

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans in each of Ohio's legislative chambers spent more in direct donations to candidates and other causes in 2014 than the state Democratic party spent on all its candidates combined, according to a new analysis by the Center for Public Integrity.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Majority GOP to discuss priorities for legislative session

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Water quality issues are expected to be among the topics that Republican leaders of the Ohio Legislature hope to address this session.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Insurance group: Ohioans' rates expected to rise in 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio insurance industry trade association says homeowner and auto insurance costs for most Ohioans are expected to increase this year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Twitter "Town Hall" planned in Ohio on transgender violence

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Human Relations Commission wants a discussion on social media about ending violence against transgender people.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Ohio court to hear arguments over repeat execution attempt

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has set a date to hear arguments in the case of a condemned killer fighting a second attempt to put him to death.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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Escaped murder suspect faces new charges after capture

CINCINNATI (AP) — A teenage murder suspect who authorities say escaped from police custody at an Ohio hospital and abducted a 70-year-old woman before he was captured is now charged with kidnapping and other counts.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Ohio man says dog got the best of would-be burglar

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A family in northern Ohio says a man trying to break into their home left behind a trail of blood after meeting their dog at the front door.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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