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Ohio police advisory group calls for more training hours

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio should dramatically increase the amount of basic and advanced training it requires for police officers and reduce the number of police academies, an attorney general's task force recommended Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Developers eyeing Ohio for multibillion-dollar ethane plant

SHADYSIDE, Ohio (AP) — Two Asian industrial firms are considering a site in eastern Ohio for a multibillion-dollar plant that would break ethane down into a substance used to make chemicals and plastic, state and local leaders announced.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Pierpont president named head of Edison Community College

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — Pierpont Community and Technical College President Doreen Larson is leaving the West Virginia school to become president of Edison Community College in Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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School board ex-chief gets 14 years in child-porn case

 

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former school board president in northeast Ohio has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for having child pornography and obstructing official business.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Some officers looking to body cameras on their own

NEW RICHMOND, Ohio (AP) — The dramatic body camera video shows the slaying suspect charging at the officer, screaming — pleading, even — for him to open fire.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Officials seek answers after chemical spill in Ohio

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — Local officials are seeking answers after a chemical spill at an injection well facility threated a northeast Ohio township's water supply.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Ohio House passes revised 2-year, $71.5 billion state budget

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House passed a two-year, $71.5 billion budget Wednesday that overhauls many of the governor's tax policies, adds more money for schools and revises some of his health care policies.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Ohio Senate passes open-container district bill in 32-0 vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill to allow entertainment districts where revelers could carry open containers of alcohol outside bars and restaurants in some cities has passed the Ohio Senate.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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