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Highway reopens after construction collapse; 1 dead, 1 hurt

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A highway where an overpass collapse during demolition work left one worker dead and a tractor-trailer driver injured was cleared of concrete and steel on Tuesday and reopened, but police were left wondering what the casualty toll might have been had the accident occurred amid heavy traffic.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Woman found outside Ohio nursing home died of exposure

SAGAMORE HILLS, Ohio (AP) — A coroner has ruled that a 94-year-old woman whose body was found in the driveway of a northeastern Ohio assisted living facility died of hypothermia caused by exposure to the cold.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Judge sets hearing in fired Ohio State band director lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has scheduled a hearing to weigh Ohio State University's request that the school's ex-band director's wrongful firing lawsuit be tossed out.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Convicted Ohio judge back in court on 8 charges

CINCINNATI (AP) — A convicted Ohio juvenile court judge is expected back in court as prosecutors prepare a new trial on eight felony charges that jurors couldn't reach a unanimous verdict on last year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Kids from 255 Ohio schools can seek private-school vouchers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Education says students from 255 facilities in 31 districts will be eligible for the next round of state-funded scholarships that help youth from consistently underperforming public schools attend private schools.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to get 'monster' $30 million computer

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio air force base is getting a "monster" $30 million super computer to meet a growing demand among scientists and researchers for high-speed computing power.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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A doggone good time

TROY — The melted snow and above-freezing weather did not stop dog owners from attending the fifth annual winter Klondike Dog Olympics on Sunday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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New White House adviser for nutrition policy from Auglaize County

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman from western Ohio will lead Michelle Obama's anti-childhood obesity initiative.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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