State, judge dispute who can order Ohio exotic animals moved

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge who ordered the return of five tigers and five other exotic animals seized from a northeast Ohio farm is now in a legal fight with the state over who has jurisdiction in such transfers.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Loud and low-carb: Cicadas are back in Ohio, West Virginia

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 17-year cicadas are coming again, millions of them, with their unnerving red eyes, orange wings and cacophonous mating song that can drown out the noise of passing jet planes.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, Associated Press

Federal judge: Blind denied absentee voting access in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Blind Ohio residents have been denied "meaningful access" to the swing state's absentee voting system, but implementing changes would require fundamentally altering the entire voting system, a federal judge said.