Kucinich frames Ohio governor bid around 'We the People'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich launched his run for governor Wednesday by pledging to muster state resources to fight poverty and violence, boost arts and education and expand economic opportunity.


  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Threat of e-school closure adds to adversity for students

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one of the nation's largest online charter schools faces the possibility that it could abruptly close after this week, students like Isabella Aquino who have found a haven in the Ohio e-school face uncertainty about how they would continue their education.

  • Written by By KANTELE FRANKO , Associated Press

Mayor says city will hire 30 more police officers for 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus mayor says the city will hire an additional 30 police officers on top of already scheduled hires this year as Ohio's biggest city struggles with a record high homicide rate.


Ohio businessman given deportation stay taken into custody

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio businessman who has lived in the United States for 38 years and had been granted a temporary stay of deportation to his native Jordan was taken into custody Tuesday by federal immigration officials.

  • Written by By LISA CORNWELL , Associated Press