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Justice Dept. weighs in on OH, WI voting cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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Dayton offers immigrant kids shelter amid uproar

CINCINNATI (AP) — Despite opposition from a congressman and other southwest Ohio officials, Dayton will offer up two sites where immigrant children from Central America could be sheltered, the mayor and city manager told federal authorities.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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Prosecutors seek 3-year sentence in fracking case

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking a three-year sentence and a $250,000 fine for the owner of a northeast Ohio oil and gas drilling company accused of dumping large amounts of toxic brine down a storm sewer and into a creek that feeds the Mahoning River.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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Alums of Ohio black college fight for its survival

CINCINNATI (AP) — Alumni of the country's oldest historically black private university are committing money and other support to help their alma mater's fight for survival amid the risk of accreditation loss and financial deficits and low enrollment.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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Group backing gay marriage releases TV ad in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group supporting gay marriage in Ohio is airing its first television ad as a federal appeals court prepares to hear oral arguments on the issue.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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Oversight official: Prison food problems are real

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Concerns about the job a private vendor is doing feeding inmates in Ohio prisons are real, the head of a state prisons oversight committee said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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Teacher facing child endangering charge resigns

MOUNT BLANCHARD, Ohio (AP) — A school board in northwest Ohio has accepted the resignation of a kindergarten teacher accused of pushing and grabbing one of her students.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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Call center brings 900 jobs to central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An online retailer is opening a call center in central Ohio and bringing about 900 new jobs.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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