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Judge postpones order to cut jail population

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has postponed his demand that a sheriff reduce the population in the overcrowded jail in Toledo by month's end.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2014

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Indictments target 17 in Ohio drug conspiracy

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — State and local officials say a 126-count indictment targets 17 people who took part in a northeast Ohio drug ring.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2014

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State details arrest in Ohio football rape case

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors have outlined details of alleged probation violations by a volunteer football coach whose Ohio house was the scene of a party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2014

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Family files lawsuit over fatal shooting at Ohio Wal-Mart

CINCINNATI (AP) — The family of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer as he held an air rifle inside a Wal-Mart filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday charging negligence and violation of the man's civil rights.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014

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Tenn. opposes Supreme Court gay marriage hearing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee attorney general is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let a ruling stand that upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014

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Green Day, Reed, Starr into rock hall

NEW YORK (AP) — The punk trio Green Day, poet of the New York underground Lou Reed and "Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers will lead a new class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014

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High numbers of flu hitting some Ohio schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The flu is hitting some Ohio schools hard as the state reports an uptick in serious cases so far this year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014

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Vote in House would oppose pot-possession penalty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio House panel is nearing a vote that would begin the process of lifting Ohio's driving penalties for marijuana possession.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014

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