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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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Cleveland judge agrees to step down, never run again

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland municipal court judge accused of mistreating staff, defendants and others will step down and agree never to serve as a judge again in exchange for her disciplinary case being dropped.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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Sheriff's office joins probe of Ohio woman's unsolved death

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio sheriff's office has responded quickly to a father's request to add "fresh eyes" to the unsolved homicide death of his daughter who disappeared from her home more than four years ago.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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White lion loaned from Siegfried & Roy dies at Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The last of three white lions on loan from the Siegfried & Roy animal and magic act has died at an Ohio Zoo.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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