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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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Police investigate bodies of 2 men found in Ohio hotel

SOUTH LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating after the bodies of two men were found in a southwestern Ohio hotel.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Ex-director of county drug task force sentenced in NE Ohio

LISBON, Ohio (AP) — A drug task force's former director found guilty of charges including theft in office has been sentenced in northeast Ohio to 1½ years in prison.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Ohio winter weather leads to continued school delays

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Winter weather is leading to continued school delays and some closings around Ohio as temperatures are predicted to fall over the next couple of days.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Ohio EPA: No contamination detected after Lima refinery explosion

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — No dangerous contaminants were released into the air by an explosion at an oil refinery that was felt 10 miles away and sparked a fire that burned for more than 14 hours, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Icy road conditions cause multiple school delays

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A mix of rain and snow is creating icy road conditions and causing multiple schools around Ohio to announce closings or two-hour delays.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Ohio schools get federal grants to help with food services

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than $1.1 million in federal funding has been awarded 79 Ohio schools and other providers that participate in the National School Lunch Program.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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Akron sheriff releases 72 inmates because of budget cuts

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff has released 72 inmates because of budget cuts he says are restricting his ability to safely run his jail.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015

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