Ohio colleges have funds to help students in emergencies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For college students who are poor, the margin between graduating and dropping out can be as slim as an unpaid utility bill or a busted transmission. Even if they have grants and loans to pay for most of their tuition and housing, any unexpected expense can kill the best-laid plans.

  • Written by MARY MOGAN EDWARDS, The Columbus Dispatch

Car slams into crowd at outdoor concert in Ohio injuring 9

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — The 74-year-old driver of a car that slammed into a crowd at an outdoor community concert in Ohio injuring nine people, two of them seriously, confused the brake with the gas pedal, police said.