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Ohio prison workers picket over safety concerns

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 100 Ohio prison workers have picketed outside Department of Rehabilitation and Correction headquarters claiming that staff shortages and other issues have made prisons more dangerous than ever.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014

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Jury recommends death for Ohio teen

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A jury in southwest Ohio has decided that a 19-year-old man should be executed for killing an 18-year-old U.S. Navy recruit.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014

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5 things to know about early voting in Ohio

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Early voting in Ohio will begin Tuesday, following a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court last week. But the debate over when and how people can vote in the key swing state has been ongoing. Here are five things to know about early voting in Ohio:

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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Downey screens new movie at Wright-Patt

 

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Actor Robert Downey Jr. made a surprise appearance at an Ohio Air Force base for a screening of his new movie.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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Foreign teacher rate high for Ohio charter chain

CINCINNATI (AP) — An analysis has found that an embattled charter school chain relies heavily on foreign-born teachers in its Ohio schools.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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Supreme Court rejects appeal of fired Ohio teacher

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of an Ohio public school science teacher who was fired for promoting the theory of creationism and refusing to remove religious materials from his classroom.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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High court won't hear Ohio politician's appeal

CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of a former northeast Ohio politician now serving 28 years in federal prison for corruption.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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Ohio farmers face big property tax hike next year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many Ohio farmers will see their property taxes take a big jump next year because of imperfections in a formula used to determine farm taxes.

For some, those tax bills will double or go up even more.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 October 2014

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