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Ohio addresses sex assaults in youth prisons

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials plan to spend $200,000 for a consultant to help reduce inmate sexual assaults in the state's youth prisons.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Ohio justices to hear local drilling rules dispute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys are ready to argue before Ohio's high court whether state laws regulating oil and gas drilling can trump local restrictions on the practice.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Ohio to get Medicaid cases from federal website

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials are preparing to receive more than 106,000 applications for Medicaid-eligible residents who sought health coverage through the federal insurance marketplace.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Beavercreek cancels Fourth of July festivities

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — The city council in a southwest Ohio suburb has scrapped the annual Fourth of July parade and fireworks as a cost-cutting measure.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Ohio agencies at odds over sediment in Lake Erie

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two government agencies are locked in a disagreement over whether dredged sediment from the Cuyahoga River and Cleveland Harbor are clean enough to be dumped miles out in Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Ohio elections chief sets 2014 voting hours, days

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters will get two Saturdays but no Sundays or evenings to cast early, in-person ballots during the statewide election this fall under a schedule set Tuesday by the state's elections chief.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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Judge halts use of Ohio village speeding cameras

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ordered a southwest Ohio village to stop using speeding cameras, saying they violate motorists' rights to due process.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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Students urged to serve on shooting anniversary

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — Students at the northeast Ohio school where three students were killed in a shooting two years ago are being urged to be kind to one another in memory of their fallen classmates.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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