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Free speech suit targets student code at Ohio U

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawsuit challenging Ohio University's student conduct code alleges administrators violated constitutional free speech rights by telling students not to wear T-shirts bearing a sexually suggestive double entendre.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Thousands of fish dead in creek after fire

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An environmental advocacy organization is looking into a fish kill in an eastern Ohio creek that is also under investigation by the state.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Ohio identity theft suspect faces federal charges

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A suburban Cleveland woman accused of stealing the identities of 16 people and filing false tax claims has been indicted in federal court.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Woman gets prison for fatal, wrong-way crash

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A western Ohio woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for a wrong-way, drunken driving crash that killed one Missouri resident and seriously injured another.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Mayor wants NW Ohio city to stop hiring smokers

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of one of Ohio's largest cities wants to stop hiring people who use tobacco and nicotine.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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Businessman guilty of just 1 count in finance case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio telemarketing millionaire was convicted Monday by a federal court jury of witness tampering but was acquitted on more serious charges of illegally funneling campaign donations to two Republican politicians.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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Measles outbreak complicates 2 big Amish events

SHILOH, Ohio (AP) — Visitors from around the world to two upcoming events in Ohio's Amish country could come away with more than they bargained for, health officials fear — a case of measles from the nation's largest outbreak in two decades.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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Ohio voting rights issue falls short on signatures

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Backers of a constitutional amendment guaranteeing certain voting rights in Ohio have failed to collect enough signatures to put it on this fall's ballot.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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