Kasich backs DeVos without mention of $5.3M PAC debt to Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich is urging confirmation of President Donald Trump's education secretary nominee without mentioning the significant unpaid fine owed to Ohio by a now-defunct political action committee she controlled.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Police: Teen shot after displaying real-looking replica gun

CENTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a 15-year-old boy wounded by officers after he refused repeated commands to put down his weapon had pointed a real-looking replica handgun at an officer.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Dozens of database misuse cases reported by Ohio authorities

COLUMBUS (AP) — Officers in Ohio were fired, suspended or otherwise disciplined more than 70 times between 2013 and 2015 for misusing confidential law enforcement databases, according to an Associated Press tally of records provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the state attorney general.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS