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Ex-FBI agent, litigator vie to face Ohio's Kasich

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Endorsed Democrat Ed FitzGerald faces a May primary contest against Larry Ellis Ealy, a challenger of the establishment — particularly police and judges — who has filed dozens of lawsuits in Ohio courts.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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Ohio candidate seeks federal voting access probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In an escalating dispute, the leader of Ohio's largest county asked federal investigators on Tuesday to determine if new state procedures for providing absentee ballots are intended to suppress Democratic and minority votes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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Railroads stress safety after deaths up in 2013

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Railroads are launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of being near train tracks after a spike in rail deaths last year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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Ohio candidate David Pepper calls for more heroin treatment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democratic candidate for Ohio attorney general wants more state dollars spent on heroin treatment, as well as tough penalties for drug dealers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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Services increase for Ohio sexual assault victims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says 13 additional counties have access to comprehensive services for victims of sexual assault.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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Senators OK bill on allergy shots in Ohio schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill making it easier for schools, camps and coaches to stock general-use supplies of epinephrine shots used to counter allergic reactions has cleared its second legislative chamber.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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100 of 153 mumps cases linked to Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials tracking a mumps outbreak in central Ohio say 100 of the 153 confirmed cases have been linked to Ohio State University.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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Ohio panel to weigh tweaks to midterm budget bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio legislative panel is set to consider more changes to a midterm budget bill that is on track for a House vote this week.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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