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Scrappers stealing metal likely started Ohio warehouse fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Fire investigators in southwest Ohio believe scrappers stealing metal are to blame for a warehouse fire in early January.

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 February 2015

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Up to foot of snow possible for Midwest, Northeast

Ohio officials urge precautions for older residents

A storm gathering steam over the southern Rockies is expected to dump up to a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest and perhaps even more on Boston, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago. It's also bad news for those planning to drive to Super Bowl parties.

Here's the outlook:

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 January 2015

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Warden assigned to Lima prison where school shooter escaped

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — A new warden has been assigned to take over at an Ohio prison where a convicted school shooter and two other Ohio inmates managed to escape last September.

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 January 2015

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Things to know as Gov. Kasich readies his state budget

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is slated to release the first budget proposal of his second term on Monday. The Republican governor has dropped some hints of what's likely part of his two-year spending blueprint, including a package of tax changes and continued support for an expansion of the Medicaid health program. Here's a look at ideas to expect when he makes his budget pitch:

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 January 2015

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Ohio judge stays order to return seized tigers to owner

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — State officials who seized six tigers and five other exotic animals from a sanctuary will be able to keep them at least until next week after a judge on Friday put an order to return the exotic animals on hold.

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 January 2015

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Ohio man gets 3 years for providing heroin in fatal overdose

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeastern Ohio man who gave heroin to a woman who later died from an overdose has been sentenced to three years in a state prison.

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 January 2015

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Ohio Army National Guard unit deploying to Kuwait

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About 150 soldiers from an Army National Guard unit in Ohio are deploying to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 January 2015

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Social services group offers mixed review of Kasich's ideas

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coalition of health and human services advocates is expressing support for the governor's pitch to help economically struggling Ohioans move out of poverty, though the group has concerns about how the goal will be accomplished.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 January 2015

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