Cemetery says vandals cause damage over $1M; offers reward

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A cemetery in Ohio where vandals have caused more than $1 million in damage is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone responsible for the crimes.


Ohio awards preservation credits, other program may be cut

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has announced awards of nearly $23 million in tax credits to help rehabilitate 33 historic buildings, though another special state tax-credit program for huge preservation projects may be on the chopping block.


Ohio to mine government data for answers to tough issues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is making plans to restructure its vast stores of government data so they can be mined for possible solutions to the state's most complex problems, an initiative experts say would be among the most sweeping of its kind by any U.S. state.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

Ohio court allows condemned killer's DNA request

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with a death row inmate seeking DNA testing on a cigarette butt found near the scene of the 1990 double murder that led to his sentence.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press