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Columbus man indicted following massive warehouse fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a man on charges of aggravated arson following a massive fire at a warehouse in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 December 2015

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2 inmates in Ohio county jail found dead in 12-hour period

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two inmates died within 12 hours this week at a county jail east of Cleveland, and one of the deaths may have been caused by a drug overdose, authorities said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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Ohio man gets 25 years for role in credit union's collapse

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeastern Ohio man was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in federal prison for obtaining nearly $11 million in fraudulent loans that authorities said helped cause one of the biggest credit union failures in U.S. history.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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Ohio bills on STD treatment, ride-sharing companies signed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed 14 bills into law, including legislation to expand access to treatment for certain sexually transmitted diseases and a measure to create one set of statewide regulations for ride-sharing services.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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Ohio patrol's new K-9 is 1st to graduate in-house training

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol in Ohio has switched to buying and training its own canines instead of using a contractor, and the program's first graduate is an 18-month-old male German Shepherd named Fox.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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Police: Man dies after shot at bar in southern Ohio

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police say one man is dead after a late night shooting at a bar in southern Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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Ohio man indicted on federal human trafficking charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man has been indicted on human trafficking charges including counts involving a 16-year-old girl allegedly advertised for sale online.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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Oldest of zoo gorillas turns 59 at Ohio facility

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A gorilla that officials say is the oldest known gorilla living in a zoo has celebrated her 59th birthday with a party in Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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