Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

ACLU, others sue over Ohio's early voting rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Groups including the American Civil Liberties Union are suing Ohio's elections chief over limits on when voters can cast an early ballot in the perennial battleground state.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014

Hits: 201

Read more...

Ohio top judge drops idea of nonpartisan primaries

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top judge has dropped her proposal to strip party labels from Ohio's judicial primaries after a year's worth of feedback on the idea was mixed.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014

Hits: 183

Read more...

Teen given probation in Ohio 'boredom' beating

CINCINNATI (AP) — The last of six southwest Ohio teens who police said severely beat a man because they were bored was sentenced to probation Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014

Hits: 178

Read more...

Libertarian loses appeal, remains off May ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday denied an attempt by the Libertarian Party of Ohio to get its gubernatorial candidate on the May 6 primary ballot.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014

Hits: 166

Read more...

Wright-Patt reports possible prescription mix-up

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Air Force officials at a southwest Ohio base are notifying thousands of pharmacy customers about a possible mix-up in prescription refills because an automated system may have added the wrong pills to at least one medication.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014

Hits: 205

Read more...

Force incidents increase in Ohio youth prisons

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Guards in Ohio's youth prisons are more often resorting to force to control their young charges.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014

Hits: 208

Read more...

Witness saves child after northeast Ohio crash

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A man who witnessed a car going off a northeast Ohio highway and into a creek says he scrambled over an embankment and cut a child out of a car seat.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014

Hits: 171

Read more...

Ohio drug take-back yields 14 tons of pills

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General's Office says state residents disposed of more than 14 tons of unwanted prescription medications during the national drug take-back day last weekend.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014

Hits: 126

Read more...