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Ohio lawmaker wants superintendent to talk e-school truancy

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker wants the chance to question Ohio's top public-schools official about newly surfaced allegations that an online charter school failed to withdraw hundreds of chronically truant students in order to pad its rolls.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

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State Highway Patrol gets the OK to buy new, $4M helicopter

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state budgetary panel on Monday approved the Ohio State Highway Patrol's request to buy a new, $4.1 million helicopter after the agency cited increasing demand and maintenance on the two helicopters that it operates.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

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Lawmakers forward e-school attendance allegations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers said Monday they have referred allegations to authorities that an online charter school failed to dis-enroll hundreds of chronically truant students in order to pad its rolls.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

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Police: Cleveland man killed over public urination

CLEVELAND (AP) — Witnesses told police that a man in Cleveland was fatally shot last weekend after confronting someone who was urinating on his apartment building.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

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New trial date for ex-deputy accused of killing colleague

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has delayed until October the trial of a former Ohio sheriff's deputy accused of fatally shooting an ex-colleague more than three decades ago.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

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Ohio chief justice says court can't eliminate grand juries

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court has told a state senator the court is powerless to get rid of the grand jury process.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

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Elderly man, woman die in north-central Ohio house fire

GALION, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials say a man and woman in their 70s have died in a house fire in north-central Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

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Kent State shooting remembered

 

SHOOTINGS resulting in the death of four college students occurred in about 13 seconds at Kent StateUniversity 45 years ago today, and now, more than four decades later, some happenings are still unclear.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 May 2015

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