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Ohio State under shadow again, this time with band

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Having forced out a beloved football coach and watched its president retire after a series of verbal gaffes, Ohio State University again finds itself grabbing headlines with the firing of a celebrated marching band director accused of ignoring a "sexualized" culture of rituals among band members.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Algae toxin spurs Ohio warning at Lake Erie beach

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is warning swimmers at a northwest Ohio park about potential hazards from toxic algae again appearing in Lake Erie's western basin.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Ex-Ohio officer returned to jail in murder case

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former Akron police captain will spend the next 30 days in jail while he awaits a decision about whether he should receive a new trial in the 1998 slaying of his ex-wife, a judge ruled Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Teacher facing child endangering charge to resign

MOUNT BLANCHARD, Ohio (AP) — A school superintendent in northwest Ohio says a kindergarten teacher accused of pushing and grabbing one of her students is expected to resign.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Ohio attorney general warns of grant-related scam

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning residents to beware of scam calls offering government grants.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Dayton airport gets over $10.2M for runway repair

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dayton International Airport has been awarded more than $10.2 million in federal transportation funds for repairs to a runway.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Fairborn man claimed in interstate crash

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CLARK COUNTY — The Springfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred about 10:35 p.m. Thursday on southbound I-675 at the I-70 overpass.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014

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Ohio woman gets 32 years in forced labor case

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years through intimidation, threats and abuse was sentenced Thursday to 32 years in federal prison, the U.S. attorney's office said.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014

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