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Explosion, fire shake Lima refinery; police say nobody hurt

An explosion at an Ohio oil refinery blew out windows at homes in Lima on Saturday and could be felt at least 10 miles away, but it resulted in no injuries, police said.

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 January 2015

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Group derides behavior in video of police shooting aftermath

CLEVELAND (AP) — A civil rights group says footage from a surveillance video that shows the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun and the rough treatment of his teenage sister is evidence that Cleveland police officers fail to protect and serve citizens.

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 January 2015

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Ohio awards $42 million in preservation credits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state has awarded $42 million in historic preservation tax credits to applicants planning to rehab 35 buildings across Ohio.

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 January 2015

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Scientists: Great Lakes teeming with tiny plastic fibers

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Scientists who have reported that the Great Lakes are awash in tiny bits of plastic are raising new alarms about a little-noticed form of the debris turning up in sampling nets: synthetic fibers from garments, cleaning cloths and other consumer products.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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2 bodies found in car removed from icy eastern Ohio pond

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they found two bodies in a car pulled from a frozen pond in eastern Ohio.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Family of man shot, killed by Celina officer settles lawsuit

CELINA, Ohio (AP) — The family of a man who had an unloaded gun when he was shot and killed by police has settled their lawsuit against a western Ohio city and a former officer.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Ohio AG: Nearly 6,000 rape kits tested for DNA

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general says the state's crime lab has tested nearly 6,000 rape kits as it seeks DNA matches that could help solve reported sexual assaults.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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Senator to get update on northwest Ohio flood control

OTTAWA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Republican U.S. senator wants to hear what's going on with flood control plans in northwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015

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