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Judge considers removing Ohio coroner facing suits

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge is considering whether to remove a southern Ohio coroner from office over allegations that she has mishandled death scenes and abandoned evidence amid her husband's political feud with a county sheriff.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014

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Ohio bill sparks questions over public benefits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal contained in a midterm budget bill should have a goal of addressing the basic needs of Ohio residents, the human services director for Ohio's poorest county told state lawmakers Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Farming groups launch tractor safety campaign

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A coalition of farming organizations is starting a campaign to encourage parents to keep children under age 12 off of tractors after a spate of accidents in the past year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Heroin use soars in Ohio child custody cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Heroin use by the parents or caregivers is skyrocketing as a factor in Ohio child custody cases, according to first-ever state data on the effect of specific drugs on cases.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Court blocks Duke's Ohio charges for clean-up

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has temporarily blocked Duke Energy Corp. from charging customers for pollution clean-up at its deactivated manufactured-gas plants.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Ohio man gets life for recorded rape of child

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A Toledo man who recorded himself sexually abusing a 3-year-old has been sentenced by a judge to life in prison with the chance of parole after 15 years.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Ohio court won't hear microwaved baby case appeal

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court won't hear a woman's appeal of her aggravated murder conviction for burning her baby daughter to death in a microwave oven.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Ohio court OKs order that dad can't have more kids

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio appeals court has upheld a judge's order that a deadbeat father can't have more kids until he pays his back child support.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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