State says nearly 12,000 Ohio rape kits tested for DNA

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general says nearly 12,000 sexual assault kits have been tested by the state's forensic scientists under an initiative launched in 2011 to check for evidence from previously untested kits.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Astronaut, Ohio State coach among 1000s of ballot write-ins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An astronaut, a college football coach and possibly a reality television "bad girl" are among the non-contenders that certain exasperated Ohioans voted to send to the White House in last week's election.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press