Ohio same-sex marriage plaintiff to be honored

CINCINNATI (AP) — The lead plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage across the state is being honored with an award recognizing people and organizations striving to live up to the ideals of the Underground Railroad movement to better their community.


Columbus couple using shipping containers to build cabin

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After thieves stole everything of value — including the toilet — from their Vinton County weekend camper, Becky Wolff and her husband, Bill Echols, abandoned their dream of building an A-frame cabin on the property.

  • Written by JIM WEIKER, The Columbus Dispatch

Ex-Ohio cop charged in fatal traffic stop appears in court

CINCINNATI (AP) — A white former police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate returned to court briefly Friday for a pretrial hearing.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Chinese nationals who defrauded Goodyear get prison in Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say two Chinese nationals who defrauded Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. out of $1.5 million in a kickback scheme have each been sentenced in Ohio to more than two years in prison.