Judge: Case alleging Ohio 'segregates' disabled can proceed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has rejected requests by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and several state officials to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges the state has effectively segregated people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in institutions by failing to provide accessible community- or home-based services.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent

Hacker attacks: How Ohio Air Force base trains cyber army

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Cyber hackers bent on chaos could potentially attack water treatment and chemical plants, power grids, financial institutions and disable weapon systems, and have stolen personal data of millions of federal employees and consumers.

  • Written by BARRIE BARBER , Dayton Daily News

Lawsuit seeks community-based options for Ohio's disabled

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawsuit claiming Ohioans with intellectual and developmental disabilities experience segregation when forced to receive services from institutions due to fewer community- or home-based options will be allowed to proceed.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent

Zoo plan for baby hippo: More independence, nix lap naps

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 100 pounds (45.36 kilograms), meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS