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Sheriff may release minor offenders to meet budget

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff says he may have to release some minor offenders to help balance his budget in the wake of lower tax revenues and declining state support.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014

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Ohio deaths renew calls for lookalike guns action

CINCINNATI (AP) — Twice in less than four months, police in Ohio have opened fire with real bullets on young people carrying lookalike guns, raising anguished questions about what could have prevented the deadly encounters.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014

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Ohio unit to deploy to protect US capital

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio National Guard unit will deploy to the nation's capital to help protect against terrorism and other threats from the sky.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014

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Ohio BMV hoping to start accepting credit cards

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles is hoping to accept credit and debit cards for the first time by the end of next year.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014

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Toledo river bridge remains stuck in up position

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Toledo are trying to lower a river bridge that's stuck in the up position for the second time in a week.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014

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Report: police often shoot dogs deemed aggressive

 

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A report says Dayton police officers have shot at about 50 dogs since 2011 to protect themselves and citizens from animals they've deemed aggressive and dangerous.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014

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State weighs placement of emergency school radios

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A committee overseeing Ohio's emergency radio communication system is getting an update on a plan to place the radios in schools.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 December 2014

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210 National Guard soldiers deploy to Washington

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Army National Guard says about 210 soldiers from southwestern Ohio will deploy to provide air defense support to homeland defense operations in Washington, D.C.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 December 2014

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