Challenge to Ohio's newest execution method goes to trial

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's newest execution method is either a legal approach to putting condemned killers to death or a process akin to burning inmates at the stake, according to arguments in the latest challenge to capital punishment in the state.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Ohio Supreme Court to hear Dayton traffic cam challenge

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is hearing the city of Dayton's appeal of a law strictly limiting red-light and speed cameras in a case with statewide implications.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Police, feds looking for burglars who robbed Ohio gun store

NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio (AP) — Local police and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are searching for a team of burglars who broke into a northeast Ohio gun shop last month and stole seven rifles.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

APNewsBreak: Democratic Ohio justice eyeing run for governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The lone Democrat holding an Ohio statewide office said Tuesday he is considering stepping down from his post to run for governor — but he will put off the decision until the end of the year.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent