Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

Norwalk fights algal bloom in reservoir

NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio city is battling a harmful algal bloom in a reservoir, but city officials say the drinking water remains safe.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Hits: 154

Read more...

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 15-mile stretch of the Ohio River closed after a fuel oil spill reopened to river traffic on Tuesday with some restrictions as containment and cleanup continued.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Hits: 181

Read more...

1 person injured in small plane crash in Ohio

 

BETHEL, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 72-year-old man is recovering from injuries after crash-landing his plane on his own property in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Hits: 204

Read more...

Ohio police say man was shot in back while in car

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio say a man was shot in the back while sitting in the front passenger seat of a vehicle.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Hits: 183

Read more...

Ohio's pharmacy board director to leave post

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The director of Ohio's pharmacy board is leaving his post in September and a new change in state law could impact his replacement.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Hits: 175

Read more...

5K-8K gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River

CINCINNATI (AP) — An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Hits: 180

Read more...

Police: Body of boy, 9, pulled from Springfield's Buck Creek

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 9-year-old boy who apparently drowned has been pulled from a creek in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Hits: 260

Read more...

Armored vehicles among military gear Ohio received

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. military has given armored vehicles, assault rifles and thousands of other types of surplus military equipment to Ohio law enforcement agencies in recent years, state records showed.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Hits: 130

Read more...