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Ohio bill would allow workers' compensation for police PTSD

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Emergency responders diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder could be eligible for workers' compensation benefits even if they don't have physical injuries under proposed legislation being considered by an Ohio Senate panel.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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Advocates to push vaccine legislation at Ohio Statehouse

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The father of a boy killed by bacterial meningitis and an expert in infectious diseases are among advocates coming to the Ohio Statehouse to promote new vaccine legislation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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New judge to hear Ohio highway slaying case

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A new judge has been assigned to hear the case of an Illinois man charged with killing a Kentucky woman found dead in a vehicle in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015

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2 suspects indicted in slaying of elderly Ohio couple

CLEVELAND (AP) — An indictment released Monday indicates that an elderly Ohio couple whose bodies were found in their burned-out car last month had been shot by one of the suspects in the slayings.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 March 2015

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Sherrod Brown backs Strickland over Sittenfeld for US Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is endorsing former Gov. Ted Strickland as the Democrat best suited to challenge fellow senator Rob Portman next year.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 March 2015

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Fate of Lake Erie algae legislation in Ohio isn't clear yet

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's next move to cut down the algae that has been fouling Lake Erie in recent summers may be hitting a snag.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 March 2015

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Ohio State lands $578K from state to study workplace safety

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University will study how to improve workplace safety under three grants totaling $578,000 that it's been awarded by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation and Board of Regents.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 March 2015

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Ohio teacher accused of taping kids in bathroom due in court

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teacher accused of using a tiny spy camera to secretly record his kindergarten students using the bathroom is scheduled to appear in court.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 March 2015

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