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Ohio marks 1-year anniversary of drug prevention effort

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is marking the one-year anniversary of an education program for youth aimed at the state's prescription painkiller addictions epidemic.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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New rules allow electronic devices on Ohio House floor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State representatives in Ohio will be allowed to conduct official business from the floor using electronic devices under newly approved rules.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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Prosecutor: Ohioan killed 4 on cocaine binge, seeking money

BUCYRUS, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says an Ohio man fatally beat or strangled four others at their homes while on a cocaine binge, then confessed to police after recognizing one victim's relatives in a newspaper photo.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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Ohio Sen. Brown urges continuation of Medicaid expansion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is calling on the Ohio Legislature to support a continuation of Medicaid expansion.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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Ohio bartender accused of threatening to kill John Boehner

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio bartender with a history of psychiatric illness was indicted on a charge of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner, possibly by poisoning his drink at a country club or shooting him, according to court documents.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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Concerns voiced over police shooting at Ohio Wal-Mart

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Residents of a southwestern Ohio city have once again voiced their concerns to elected officials about the fatal police shooting of a man at a Wal-Mart last summer.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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4-year license suspension for Ohio man in traffic deaths

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A judge has suspended the driver's license of an 85-year-old Ohio man for four years for dozing off while driving and causing a crash that killed two people on a motorcycle last year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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Court weighs Ohio's taxation of out-of-town athletes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio law that singles out professional athletes and entertainers for taxation even when they're in the state just a few days a year is unconstitutional, say several sport leagues including the NBA, NFL and NHL who want the state Supreme Court to strike the law down.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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