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Ohio justice: division over death penalty expected

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court says divisions about the death penalty on a panel that spent more than two years studying capital punishment in the state were to be expected.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Judge to sentence 7 in deadly Ohio pill mill case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge has set sentencing dates for six doctors and the owner of three pain management clinics where they worked, all of whom previously pleaded guilty to charges related to the clinics' operations.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Missing autistic teen in NW Ohio found safe

TIFFIN, Ohio (AP) — The mother of a northwest Ohio autistic teen who had been missing since Sunday says her son has been found safe.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Congress is giving states the transportation blues

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: the government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014

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Police: Ohio man's drone hindered medical chopper

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A man is facing charges after deputies say he was flying a video camera-equipped drone that hindered the landing of a medical helicopter at an accident scene.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014

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Columbus road crews fix 87,000 potholes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city of Columbus says its road crews have fixed nearly 87,000 potholes since the beginning of the year — about half of them in the past month.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014

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Ohio school board debates sexual orientation rule

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to protect Ohio school teachers from being fired on the basis of sexual orientation is dividing the state school board.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014

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Almost 32,000 Ohioans have voted in May 6 primary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Almost 32,000 Ohioans have cast ballots so far in the state's primary election next month.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014

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