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Court weighs Ohio's taxation of out-of-town athletes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio law that singles out professional athletes and entertainers for taxation even when they're in the state just a few days a year is unconstitutional, say several sport leagues including the NBA, NFL and NHL who want the state Supreme Court to strike the law down.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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Ex-Columbus schools chief pleads no contest in data scandal

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The former Columbus schools superintendent has pleaded no contest to a charge of dereliction of duty in connection with the district's attendance data-scrubbing scandal.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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Ohio State championship means free furniture for hundreds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio State's national football championship means a big win totaling nearly $1.5 million for hundreds of furniture buyers in Ohio and Kentucky.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Demolition begins ahead of Ohio veterans memorial museum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Demolition has begun of a central Ohio veterans memorial ahead of the creation of a statewide veterans memorial on the site.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Plea deal calls for man to get life terms in 4 Ohio slayings

BUCYRUS, Ohio (AP) — A defendant charged with killing four men at their homes in a small, north-central Ohio city would spend life in prison under a proposed plea deal, a prosecutor said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Ohio State football revelers set fires, tear down goal post

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fans took to the streets after Ohio State's football championship early Tuesday, yelling and screaming in delight, setting nearly 90 fires and in the case of a few, tearing down an Ohio Stadium goal post.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Republican team to lead Ohio state school board

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's state school board has elected a former high school teacher and college football coach as its next president.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Ohio House speaker announces committee structure, chairs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is adding two new legislative committees, including one that will focus on families and communities.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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