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Sheriff's helicopter, fire crews save men from Lake Erie ice

FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Monroe County sheriff's department says it used a helicopter to help rescue two men who drove onto ice floating into Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 January 2015

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Teacher convicted of showing high school class violent movie

COLUMBUS (AP) — A former substitute teacher who showed a movie featuring graphic sex and violence to a high school class has been convicted of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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Northern Ohio officer won't be charged after shooting dog

 

WOODVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio police officer who shot a dog while he was making a traffic stop won't be charged.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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Kasich sharpens tax focus for 2nd term

COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich plans to enter his second term the way he came into his first term four years ago — with the target squarely on Ohio’s income tax as a means to fuel the economy.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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Sheriff: Pair tried to smuggle heroin-laced Bible into jail

CINCINNATI (AP) — Law enforcement officials in southwest Ohio say two people attempted to smuggle a heroin-laced Bible into the county justice center.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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Firm seeks to open $200 million refinery plant in NE Ohio

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — A British company has plans to build a $200 million refinery project in northeast Ohio that will convert natural gas to a cleaner type of diesel fuel.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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Ohio prescription-drug operation leader sentenced

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A man described as a leader of a prescription-drug trafficking operation in which pills were obtained from pharmacies in seven states has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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Central Ohio teens admits trying to abduct women

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to charges that he tried to abduct two women in a suburban Columbus neighborhood.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 January 2015

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