Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

Anti-fracking group plans demonstrations in Ohio, elsewhere

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Activists in about a dozen U.S. states are having a day of action to highlight concerns about potential environmental and health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a high-pressure technique for extracting oil and gas from shale deposits.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Hits: 185

Read more...

Ohio House to weigh bill targeting Planned Parenthood funds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that seeks to divert more than $1 million in government funding away from Planned Parenthood was slated for votes in the Ohio House, as opponents planned to rally against the potential changes at the Statehouse.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Hits: 158

Read more...

Ohio House to consider bill to expand concealed weapons law, allows guns in colleges and day cares

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is slated to vote Tuesday on a bill to expand the state's concealed weapons law to allow guns in places such as colleges and day cares and on private aircraft.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Hits: 218

Read more...

Jim Tressel, wife give $1M to grow student work on campus

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel and his wife are donating $1 million to help give students more opportunities to work on campus.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Hits: 227

Read more...

$30K reward offered after dad gunned down in front of kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio nonprofit group that helps fight against crime is tripling its reward offering for information leading to the arrest of a man who shot a father as he was leaving a Columbus restaurant with his wife and their six children.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Hits: 225

Read more...

Construction begins to build barrier at Ohio's Buckeye Lake

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Workers have begun constructing a stability barrier in front of a deteriorating dam at central Ohio's Buckeye Lake.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Hits: 204

Read more...

Woman who stabbed boyfriend with pen pleads guilty

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend after yelling at him for eating all of the salsa has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Hits: 147

Read more...

Ohio State files suit against casino over concert venue name

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has filed a lawsuit in an effort to prevent a Cincinnati casino from naming its concert venue "The Shoe."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Hits: 173

Read more...