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Ohio to close 2 centers for people with disabilities

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio says it's closing two state centers housing people with developmental disabilities as the number of individuals living in such facilities declines.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

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Ohio Medicaid director, others to testify on state budget

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials who oversee social services in Ohio plan to discuss details about Gov. John Kasich's two-year spending plan before a legislative panel.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

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County elections board fires 104 poll workers for not voting

CINCINNATI (AP) — More than 100 poll workers have been fired for not voting in the southwestern Ohio county where they work at polls during elections.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

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Ohio judge's sentence frustrates federal prosecutors

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — The sentence an Ohio judge handed down to a child-pornography defendant was too lenient, according to federal prosecutors who are considering an appeal.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

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Arson probe launched after multiple house fire in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials in northeast Ohio say an arson investigation is underway following a multiple house fire that put at least one woman in the hospital.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

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Ohio wants vendor to keep feeding inmates despite problems

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prisons agency has recommended a two-year contract renewal for the private vendor criticized for problems feeding inmates, including running out of food and maggots near food prep areas.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 February 2015

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Ohio anti-abortion group lays out legislative agenda

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Amid strong Republican legislative majorities, abortion foes in Ohio set their sights Tuesday on an aggressive agenda for the new session.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 February 2015

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Kasich creates task force to examine college costs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new state task force will examine how Ohio's public colleges and universities can hold down costs and be more efficient.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 February 2015

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