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Proposed changes spark debate in Ohio's cosmetology industry

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two bills pending in Ohio's House and Senate are pitting big hair salons against cosmetology schools as lawmakers propose eliminating the state's mandate requiring someone with a manager's license on salon premises at all times.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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Task force seizes $1 million in heroin in Dayton; man arrested

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio have confiscated heroin with an estimated street value of $1 million and arrested a man on drug, weapon and immigration charges.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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Pilots of crashed jet were warned of tough landing condition

 

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says that just before a business jet crashed into an Akron apartment building, an instructor on another plane warned the pilots that weather conditions were barely suitable for landing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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Election rights advocates subpoena 19 Ohio election boards

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Election rights advocates challenging recently passed Ohio voting laws are seeking information from 19 election boards in an ongoing federal lawsuit.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has approved 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 Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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$1M Planned Parenthood funds now jeopardized by Ohio bills

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Planned Parenthood in Ohio is at risk of losing more than $1 million in public funds after the Republican-led House passed a bill Tuesday targeting the group, only weeks after the state Senate approved a similar measure.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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Man, great-granddaughter hurt when house explodes in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man and his great-granddaughter were injured in a house explosion and fire in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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Ohio county OKs payment in high-speed chase lawsuit

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A county will pay $144,000 to the estate of a southwest Ohio man struck and killed by a vehicle being chased by police.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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