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Ohio watchdog releases investment scandal report

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's watchdog released his much-anticipated investigative report Thursday on the investment scandal that engulfed the state in 2005, concluding the bureau where it started has become significantly more professional and accountable.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Ohio winter takes toll on honeybees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio beekeepers lost 50 to 80 percent of their honeybees over the harsh winter, threatening the farming industry, state agriculture officials say.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Ohio dad at odds with cemetery over memorial

KENT, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man is locked in a legal battle over an elaborate shrine he erected in a cemetery at the grave of his adult son.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Ohio woman lauded for saving neighbors from fire

 

EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A suburban Cleveland fire department has taken to social media to credit a woman with saving two disabled neighbors from a fire in their apartment.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Ohio teen will get life in stabbing of jogger

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old boy who was living in a group foster home when he was accused of fatally stabbing a jogger in a central Ohio park last year will be sentenced to life in prison as part of a plea agreement.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Fracking foes challenge Ohio earthquake assurances

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A concerned citizens' group in a northeast Ohio region where earthquakes have been tied to fracking says it won't take the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines adequately address public safety.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Ex-Ohio cop freed in killing can stay free for now

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former Ohio police captain released after nearly 15 years in prison for his ex-wife's killing can remain free as the state's highest court considers whether to take on his case, the court ruled Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Authorities say Dayton blast 'suspicious'

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are calling "suspicious" a natural gas explosion that leveled a vacant home and damaged 48 nearby structures in Dayton.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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