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Kids from 255 Ohio schools can seek private-school vouchers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Education says students from 255 facilities in 31 districts will be eligible for the next round of state-funded scholarships that help youth from consistently underperforming public schools attend private schools.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to get 'monster' $30 million computer

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio air force base is getting a "monster" $30 million super computer to meet a growing demand among scientists and researchers for high-speed computing power.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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A doggone good time

TROY — The melted snow and above-freezing weather did not stop dog owners from attending the fifth annual winter Klondike Dog Olympics on Sunday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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New White House adviser for nutrition policy from Auglaize County

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman from western Ohio will lead Michelle Obama's anti-childhood obesity initiative.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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Woman, 94, found dead outside Ohio assisted living facility

SAGAMORE HILLS, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 94-year-old woman whose body was found outside a northeastern Ohio assisted living facility where she lived.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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Coroner identifies worker killed in overpass collapse

CINCINNATI (AP) — A collapsed overpass covered southbound lanes of Interstate 75 with hundreds of tons of concrete and steel Tuesday, following a construction accident that killed a worker and injured a tractor-trailer driver.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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Officials: 1 dead, 1 injured in overpass collapse in Ohio

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A construction worker was killed and a tractor-trailer driver injured when an interstate overpass undergoing demolition collapsed in Cincinnati, fire and emergency medical officials said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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Cleveland demonstrators march on MLK Day to protest police

CLEVELAND (AP) — Demonstrators marched nearly 4 miles across Cleveland's west side and jammed traffic in one of two Martin Luther King Jr. Day protests planned in the city against police brutality.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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