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Kasich caved in, rather than confronting energy interests

Ohio Gov. John Kasich caved to dirty energy. He caved to big energy companies. He caved to the American Legislative Exchange Council, a group that lobbies for fossil-fuel interests determined to curtail renewable energy development.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 June 2014

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5 things to know about Ohio bills signed this week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed so many bills this week that it was difficult to keep track. Some, he even signed twice just for show.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 June 2014

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Ohio physicist, minister debate existence of God

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio church is grappling head-on with a fundamental question: Does God exist?

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 June 2014

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Ohio paddlers hit rivers in several weekend events

CINCINNATI (AP) — Paddling enthusiasts in Ohio have multiple opportunities this weekend to make their ways down rivers around the state.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 June 2014

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Ohio memorial set for US doctor killed in Pakistan

GROVEPORT, Ohio (AP) — A memorial is being held in central Ohio for an American cardiologist killed last month in Pakistan in front of his wife and toddler son.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 June 2014

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Ohio police find pot growing in grandpa's basement

 

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio say they found a basement marijuana growing operation after an 87-year-old man was held at gunpoint by home invasion burglars.

The Butler County sheriff's office says deputies seized marijuana plants and growing equipment from the home in Ross Township near Hamilton. Deputies responded to a 12:50 a.m. report Thursday that Howard Fisher was the victim of a home invasion burglary that targeted things belonging to his grandson. The grandson wasn't home.

Deputies said they found the older man at the home of neighbors who had called 911. He was nursing a hand injury inflicted by one of the suspects.

Deputies say they discovered the marijuana while looking for the suspects.

Police are still investigating and have made no arrests. No other information was available.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014

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Ohio man gets life in mistaken identity slaying

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of a 74-year-old man who prosecutors say was shot after picking up his wife from a church.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014

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Ohio man will spend month in jail for killing dog

CONNEAUT, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man accused of killing a dog with a hammer because he no longer wanted it and couldn't find a buyer will spend more than a month in jail.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014

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