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ACLU: Ohio governor should halt executions

CLEVELAND (AP) — A civil-rights organization is asking Ohio Gov. John Kasich to put an immediate halt to executions after a condemned inmate gasped and snorted last week as an untested drug was used to put him to death.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Police pursue gunman after 5-year-old, mom shot

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say they have a possible location for the gunman suspected of fatally shooting a 5-year-old girl and injuring her mother while they sat in a vehicle Sunday.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Democrat vying for Ohio AG eyes voting rights

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State attorney general candidate David Pepper said on Monday he would make advocating for voter rights a priority if elected this fall and criticized incumbent Mike DeWine for his record on election law issues.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 January 2014

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Volunteers sought for annual Ohio River cleanup

CINCINNATI (AP) — A water pollution control agency is soliciting volunteers to participate in its annual cleanup day for riverbanks along the Ohio River and its tributaries.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Ohio ads use humor to address problem gambling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Lottery Commission is trying to draw attention to serious messages about problem gambling by depicting the outcomes of some humorous bets.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Ohio private police exempt from records law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Under current state law, more than 800 privately employed Ohio police officers who carry guns, use deadly force, and search, detain, and arrest people are allowed to keep their records secret, even from crime victims.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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5-year-old, mom shot in head in Cleveland; girl dies

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a gunman shot a 5-year-old girl and her mother in the head while they sat in a vehicle in Cleveland, killing the child.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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6 killed in 2 separate car crashes

WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Six people were killed in two separate triple fatal car accidents in Ohio Sunday, including an 11-year-old girl who police said was ejected from the rear cargo area of an SUV carrying two adults and seven children, only three of whom were properly restrained.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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