Paperwork on $3M loan raises questions for GOP's Taylor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Documents indicate that Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor's gubernatorial campaign repaid a $3 million loan it received from the candidate to someone else: her husband.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

About 1,800 Ohioans have DUI arrests reaching double digits

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 1,800 Ohio residents have been arrested 10 or more times driving under the influence, state arrest data show.

About two-thirds of Ohioans arrested for drunken driving are only charged once, according to an analysis by The Columbus Dispatch.

Columbus defense lawyer Benjamin Luftman said about 90 percent of his drunken-driving clients are first-time offenders.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sentencing changed for man accused of cyberstalking sheriff

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has changed what was meant to be a sentencing to a hearing on a man's request to withdraw his guilty plea to a charge of harassing an Ohio sheriff for nearly 20 years via letters, emails and websites.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS