Court: Teen competent to stand trial in Ohio church fire

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old boy charged with igniting a blaze that caused serious damage to a southwest Ohio church has been found competent to stand trial in a juvenile court.


High winds cause damage, fan fire that kills 5 people

DETROIT (AP) — Wind gusts topping 60 mph in some areas whipped through several Great Lakes states and fanned a blaze that killed five people and injured four others in a Detroit apartment building.

  • Written by By COREY WILLIAMS , Associated Press

Many Ohio cities may miss deadline on mapping lead pipes

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Many of Ohio's public drinking water systems are in danger of missing a deadline requiring them to map out the locations of their lead pipes, the state's Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press