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Unclear future for executions after Ohio's longest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The long and fitful execution of an Ohio inmate with an untested combination of chemicals brought cries of cruel and unusual punishment Friday and could further narrow the options for other states that are casting about for new lethal injection drugs.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 January 2014

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Bond lowered for father of Ohio boy killed by van

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an incident in which authorities say he killed his 4-year-old son by accidentally running over him with his van.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014

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AP: Ohio appeals judge's ruling on gay marriage

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio authorities on Thursday appealed a federal judge's ruling that ordered them to recognize gay marriages on death certificates and criticized the state's ban on such unions as demeaning "the dignity of same-sex couples in the eyes of the state and the wider community."

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014

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Cincinnati officials say chemical spill passed

CINCINNATI (AP) — Samples early Thursday showed the West Virginia chemical spill was no longer detectable in the Ohio River in the Cincinnati area, public water officials said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014

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No jail time for Ohio teen in high school standoff

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old Ohio student who pleaded guilty to triggering a lockdown and police standoff at a high school has been sentenced to community service.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014

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Ohio dad held in girl's death can't go to funeral

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati man jailed in the accidental shooting death of his 11-year-old daughter lost his request Thursday to attend the girl's funeral, with a judge saying that public safety trumps his grief.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014

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Ohio livestock prices

 

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Wednesday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014

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Ohio base plans closer partnerships with community

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Leaders at Ohio's largest military base say they will build closer relationships with the private sector as they contend with a shrinking defense budget.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014

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