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Special prosecutors to handle new trial in 4 Ohio slayings

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Special prosecutors from the Cleveland area will handle a new trial for a man convicted of gunning down four people at an Akron townhome.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 February 2015

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Record-breaking bitter cold, dangerous wind chills linger

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Records were shattered, schools were closed and traditional Lenten fish fries were cancelled as cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills continued Friday in Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Ohio says private prison food vendor exceeded cost savings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio says its contract with a prison food vendor has saved taxpayers more than expected and resulted in relatively few problems despite heavy early criticism.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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School regrets Black History menu of chicken, collard greens

FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) — The president of Wright State University and its dining services vendor have apologized for a Black History Month menu that featured fried chicken and collard greens.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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State reports continued drop in Ohio flu hospitalizations

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations continued to fall last week as an unusually severe season winds down.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Ohio court sets 2017 execution date for killer of inmate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has set a 2017 execution date for a death row inmate accused of killing a prison cellmate with a paintbrush and padlock.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Ohio awarded $12.6 million to improve children's health

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is getting about $12.6 million from the federal government to support young children and their families through a home visiting program.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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Winter keeping its icy grip around the Eastern US

The bitter cold that has gripped the eastern U.S. is showing no sign of letting up before the weekend as low temperatures broke records Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 February 2015

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