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Akron man accused of impersonating officer

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say a man trying to impersonate a police officer got caught when he tried to pull over a real officer.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014

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Charges filed against 5 teens in ice bucket prank

CLEVELAND (AP) — Five suburban teenage boys were charged with dumping a bucket of urine, water and tobacco spit on an autistic 15-year-old boy who thought he was participating in the ice bucket challenge for charity.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014

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Study links hundreds of Ohio quakes to fracking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new study suggests fracking triggered hundreds of small, unnoticeable earthquakes in eastern Ohio late last year, months before the state first linked seismic activity to the much-debated oil-and-gas extraction technique.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014

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Elections board appeals in false statement case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Elections Commission has appealed a federal judge's ruling that struck down a state law barring people from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about candidates.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014

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Ohio finds huge increase in fraudulent tax filings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio tax officials say they've intercepted a record $180 million in fraudulent state income tax filings this year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014

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Ash borer may be infesting on another type of tree

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A tree-eating beetle that has destroyed ash trees throughout Ohio may also be killing off another type of tree.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014

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Groom, friend killed in crash on wedding day

UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man was killed on his wedding day when a pickup truck carrying him, his new wife and friends crashed.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014

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Ohio judge convicted, but jury hangs on 8 counts

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A suspended juvenile court judge was convicted Tuesday of a single felony count, but the jury hung on the other eight counts against her.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014

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