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Attacker assaults Ohio woman, sets her on fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio woman told police she was dragged into the bushes off a walking trail, sexually assaulted and set on fire.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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Ohio AG clears petition for bottle-deposit issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal in Ohio to create a refundable deposit on glass, metal, plastic and other containers has cleared an initial hurdle.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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Police dog dies after left in cruiser for 4 hours

 

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A police dog in northeast Ohio died from heatstroke after being left in a police cruiser for more than four hours last month, officials said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014

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Marathon ties among potential JobsOhio conflicts

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Ethics Commission has found that a deal struck with Marathon Petroleum Corp. last year posed a potential conflict of interest for two directors of the state's privatized job-creation board, JobsOhio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2014

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Ohio manufacturers form new lobbying group

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Seven large Ohio manufacturers have formed a new lobbying group.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2014

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Ohio's Central State celebrates land-grant status

WILBERFORCE, Ohio (AP) — An historically black college in southwest Ohio is celebrating becoming a land-grant university, a designation that will provide access to millions of dollars in federal funding.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2014

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US appeals court in Cincinnati key on gay marriage

CINCINNATI (AP) — After a series of developments on gay marriage this week, there's growing anticipation for a ruling by the federal appeals court in Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2014

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Woman gets jail for taking toy from child's grave

ONTARIO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who was seen on surveillance video taking a stuffed animal from a child's grave has been ordered to spend a month in jail.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2014

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