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Judge: Discovery done in protracted Libertarian suit in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has declared the evidence-gathering phase closed in the Libertarian Party of Ohio's protracted lawsuit over disqualification of two of its statewide candidates in 2014.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 February 2016

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Ohio man sentenced to almost 12 years in heroin case in La.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Attorney in New Orleans says an Ohio man has been sentenced to 11 years and eight months in prison for heroin distribution.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 February 2016

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Review IDs safeguards against future crimes at Ohio treasury

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An independent internal review finds other individuals inside Ohio treasury knew or should have known that a former deputy treasurer was committing fraud and suggests safeguards against future wrongdoing.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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State auditor to probe Cincinnati sewer district spending

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's auditor is planning a special study of the finances of Cincinnati's sewer district after a newspaper's report that it spent hundreds of millions of public dollars with little or no oversight at a time when residents' sewer rates have risen steadily.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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Police: Possible howler monkey on the lam in Ohio's capitol

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A search is underway for a monkey on the lam in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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Retired Ohio police officer gets to buy K-9 partner for $1

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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Report: Great Lakes states need $80B for water, sewer fixes

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Federal regulators say nearly $80 billion is needed over the next 20 years to reduce sewage overflows and protect drinking water in the Great Lakes region.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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Man's trial delayed in Kentucky woman's slaying on Ohio road

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A death penalty trial has been postponed until August for an Illinois man charged with kidnapping a Kentucky woman and fatally shooting her along Interstate 75 in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2016

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